Category Archives: Podcast

9/2 Harvey J Kaye: The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great

University of Wisconsin Professor Harvey J Kaye author of  Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, explains how FDR’s Four Freedoms speech came about and how he connected the advances of the New Deal … Continue reading

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9/1 Julie J Ingersoll: Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction

University of North Florida Professor and author of Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction explains the importance of Christian thinker Rousas Rushdoony and the drive for Christian run nation and administrated country. The relationship between the Christian Right and … Continue reading

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8/31 Malcolm Harris: The Unfunny Business of College Humor & Matthew Lesser: the Fight for Student Debt Relief

Columnist Malcolm Harris explains why college humor is limited by money not political correctness and he and Michael debate the role of political correctness in comedy and the changing nature of humor and taste. Connecticut State Representative Matthew Lesser explains … Continue reading

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8/28 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies

Cliff Schecter explains the importance of Senator Tom Carper coming out for the Iran Deal. What Chuck Schumer should be worried about. Why Chuck Schumer should not lead the Democrats in the Senate. Why The Iran Deal is gonna happen. … Continue reading

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8/27 Colin Woodward: Which America Are You?

Author Colin Woodward American Nations: A History of the Eleven, explains the 11 America’s and how the different different groups that founded America still shape our politics and culture today. Understanding our divisions in the American story. Have the fault lines in … Continue reading

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8/26 Gary Rivlin: Katrina & Ethnic Cleansing By Neglect

Gary Rivlin the author of Katrina After the Flood explains how the white elite of New Orleans used Katrina to take power back in the city. Why New Orleans has no public hospital after Katrina. “ethnic cleansing through neglect” and the plan … Continue reading

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8/25 Jeet Heer: Donald Trump Is Not a Populist. He’s the Voice of Aggrieved Privilege

New Republic Senior Editor Jeet Heer explains why Donald Trump is not a real populist. Why America has distorted the meaning of populism. Richard Hofstadter’s “status anxiety” and the raw reality of power politics. Trump’s economic positions and why his … Continue reading

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8/24 Padraig O’Malley: The Two-State Delusion: Israel and Palestine – A Tale of Two Narratives

Padraig O’Malley the author of  The Two-State Delusion: Israel and Palestine – A Tale of Two Narratives will explains why the conflicting narratives of Israelis and Palestinians undermines political solutions. How fear and humiliation define the conflict. Why the Two States solution … Continue reading

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8/21 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains why he is out protesting the Koch Brothers who are visiting his home state of Ohio. The Koch Challenge and why the Kochs are destroying our drinking water. Jeb Bush falters. John Kasich is far … Continue reading

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8/20 Libertarian Debate: Sam Seder V Dave Smith

Comedian the co-host of Part of the Problem explains how he considers him a libertarian and why he is a morally opposed to taxes. Should we cut the entire military? Resisting taxes and slavery. What would a ideal libertarian transition … Continue reading

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