Category Archives: Podcast

11/26 Mychal Denzel Smith: No Justice for Black Lives & Zoe Carpenter: ‘Stop-and-Frisk for Latinos’

No Live Show Today! Mychal Denzel Smith a Knobler Fellow at the Nation Institute explains the reaction on the ground in Ferguson to the stunning decision to not press charges against Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, the … Continue reading

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11/25 Janeane Garofalo: Preparing For Thanksgiving With Your Conservative Relatives

Janeane Garofalo discussed the shocking decision of the Grand Jury night to indict Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, the shocking push of the far right in American society, Grand Juries and Indictments, making the Police a military, … Continue reading

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11/24 Heather Hurlburt: The Why of the Chuck Hagel Resignation

Director, New Models of Policy Change, New America Senior Fellow Heather Hurlburt explains what led to the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, why Hagel stumbled as a leader of the Pentagon, the internal politics of the Obama White House, … Continue reading

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11/21 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies

Political maestro Cliff Schecter explains the vital work of the Ohio Innocence Project, the proving of the innocence of Ricky Jackson who spent thirty nine years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. How Cleveland Police based their work … Continue reading

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11/20 Greisa Martinez: President Obama’s Historic Move On Immigration

Greisa Martinez a National Field Organizer with United We Dream explains her experience as a Dreamer and the story of how her family came to the United States and her father was deported. How long Greisa’s father was in the … Continue reading

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11/19 Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything

Naomi Klein author of This Changes Everything, explains the fundamental organizing reality of the climate crisis and why the “right is right” on what addressing climate will mean for capitalism. Why the left should talk about climate change all the time … Continue reading

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11/18 Dahlia Lithwick: What’s Ruining the Supreme Court

Slate legal writer Dahlia Lithwick explains the exceptional lack of diversity on the Roberts Court, why the decline of empathy on the Court is reflected in narrow career paths that the Justices share. How movement conservatives shaped the Court in … Continue reading

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11/17 Will GOP Kill Best Foreign Deal In Decades? & ShirtGate

ISIS beheads aid worker Peter Kassig, the state of the war on ISIS, how ISIS is consolidating its leadership of global Jihad, why the GOP wants to kill a deal with Iran, the internal politics of Iran, Senator Al Franken … Continue reading

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11/14 Casual Friday: Tina Dupuy On Her This American Life Story & Cliff Schecter On The Week

Syndicated Columnist Tina Dupuy explains how she told her story of realizing she wasn’t an alcoholic after a lifetime of thinking she was on NPR’s This American Life, Tina’s families experience with addiction and child abuse, rejecting the ideology of … Continue reading

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11/13 Ben Adler: Why the U.S.-China Climate Deal Is a Game Changer

Ben Adler a write for Grist explains the details of the new U.S.-China climate change agreement, what the U.S. and China are committing to doing to reduce emissions, the Chinese pollution crisis, how does the agreement fit within the broader … Continue reading

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