Category Archives: Podcast

2/12 Cliff Schecter: Democrats Have Two Great Choices & the Resentments of Marc Maron

Cliff Schecter reflects on how disheartening the 2008 Democratic Primary. Sam and Cliff gloat about the failure of Chris Christie. Chris Christie a failure of media vetting. Why Christie is the worst. Why John Kasich is a radical right and … Continue reading

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2/11 Jennifer Mittelstadt: The Rise of the Military Welfare State

Jennifer Mittelstadt an Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University and author of The Rise of the Military Welfare State explains the social welfare state of the United States Military. The end of the draft and the free market makeover of the … Continue reading

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2/10 Ken, Ken, and Ken react to the New Hampshire primary

Ken Ken & Ken take over. The Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim joins us with his libturd bullshit. The K team schools Chris Matthews. Donald Trump Jr. is awesome and Random Hartmann. How many people will Clinton kill if she is … Continue reading

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4/9 Matt Taibbi: In New Hampshire Heading Toward Armageddon

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi and Sam discuss Donald Trump calling Ted Cruz a “pussy”. Why Donald Trump is a good campaigner. John Kasich doing well in New Hampshire is bad for the Republican establishment and why that is goo for … Continue reading

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2/8 Ronnie Kasrils: London Recruits: The Secret War Against Apartheid

On today’s show the South African freedom fighter and former Minister of Intelligence Ronnie Kasrils joins us to talk about the new film project London Recruits and the current state of South Africa. -Using activism to break the silence of the police state. How the activists … Continue reading

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4/5 Cliff Schecter: The Democrats Heavy weight Brawl & Film Guy Matthew Weiss: What to Watch Instead of the Superbowl

Cliff Schecter explains why Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders pound on each other in last nights debate. How big of a deal are Hillary Clinton’s Goldman Sachs speeches. Was Bernie Sanders a flop on foreign policy. Why the Sanders campaign … Continue reading

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2/4 Susan Eaton: Integration Nation Immigrants, Refugees, and America at Its Best

Susan Eaton Director of the Sillerman Center at the Heller School at Brandeis University and author of Integration Nation Immigrants, Refugees, and America at Its Best explains the distinction between integration and assimilation. How American culture is enriched by immigration. Why integration … Continue reading

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2/3 Jane Mayer: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer author of Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, explains and the new role of oligarchs in American politics. -The difference between now and the robber baron era. More … Continue reading

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2/2 The Sanders Revolution & The GOP Clown Car Hits Iowa

Ted Cruz wins the Iowa Caucus and Ben Carson accuses him of dirty tricks. Bernie Sanders ties Hillary Clinton in Iowa. The Clinton campaign is not going well. Why the Bernie Sanders insurgency should wake up the Democratic establishment. Bernie … Continue reading

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2/1 Tony Karon: The Era of Insurgency and Turbulence Has Just Begun

On today’s show Tony Karon the Editorial Director of Al Jazeera America online joins us to talk about why America’s age of turbulence has just begun. Read his his latest here. The history of right wing militia politics. The resonance of militia ideology in … Continue reading

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