Category Archives: Podcast

12/19 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Tom Scharpling

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains what led to the fracking ban in New York and why taking on Andrew Cuomo was such a good idea. Why Single Payer isn’t happening in Vermont. Did elizabeth Warren want Al Franken to endorse … Continue reading

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12/18 Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

Historian and author of  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz explains how the settler colonial history of the United States defines it. Why the US Military is rooted in wars and mass killings against Native Americans. The … Continue reading

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12/17 Thomas Geoghegan: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement

Labor attorney and the author of  Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement Thomas Geoghegan explains what we need to be saved from in the post labor union economy, why the young are … Continue reading

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12/16 Mohammad Khan: Fighting to Protect Public Schools From Wall Street

Mohammad Khan a Senior Policy Associate at the Washington Park Project explains the secretive New York political group behind a new Charter School push. Who is behind Families For Excellent Schools and New Yorkers for a Balanced Albany. New York … Continue reading

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12/15 Why the Sydney Siege Happened & Fox News Smears Millions March

M&M Look at  what caused the Sydney Siege? Religion or mental illness? The amazing Australian #illridewithyou movement, Uber’s horrible response to the Sydney Siege. Also Dick Cheney lies on torture and why we needed a truth and reconciliation commission on … Continue reading

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12/12 Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

Political maestro Cliff Schecter joins us to discuss the week in news. Createns come out and justify torture. The crappy CROmnibus. Right wing claim that Democrats actions on spending bill are hypocritical. Sunday marks two year since the massacre at … Continue reading

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12/11 Stanley Aronowitz: The Death and Life of American Labor

Stanley Aronowitz, Distinguished Professor in the Ph.D. Program in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology, and Work. He is the author of the new book, The Death and Life of … Continue reading

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12/10 Marcy Wheeler & Rebecca Gordon Talk Torture

Emptywheel’s Marcy Wheeler, an independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties reacts to the Senate Intelligence Committee’s CIA torture report. Torture was ineffective. Detailed shocking abuses. President Obama protecting office of the president. Same authorization used to justify drone … Continue reading

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12/9 Prof. Kristen Buras: Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space: Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance

Professor Kristen Buras the author of Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space: Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance explains how charter schools took over New Orleans post Hurricane Katrina. Her case study of New Orleans—where veteran teachers were fired en masse and … Continue reading

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12/8 How Cigarette Taxes Explain The Death Of Unarmed Black Americans

Teaser Monday…As demonstrators continue to protest police brutality nationwide Rush Limbaugh joins FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace to explain how “ungrateful” African Americans are. Limbaugh believes the real outrage in this case is that an American citizen died because … Continue reading

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