Category Archives: Podcast

10/21 James Risen: Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

Journalist and author of Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War James Risen explains the immense corruption of the “war on terror”, Iraqi money laundering, the new mercenary class, the conman who claimed to read secret terrorism message on Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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10/20 Dani McClain: Why Black Women Are the Voting Bloc to Watch in the Midterms & Brianna Wu: GamerGate

Nation Institute Fellow Dani McClain explains why Black women voters are key for the Democrats in the midterms, how grassroots organizers are connecting social and economic justice, Moral Mondays and shifting southern politics and voter suppression efforts and the 1014 … Continue reading

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10/17 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains why Andrew Cuomo is so delusional, the best ways to vote against Cuomo in 2014, the state of play in the 2014 election, can Mitch McConnell still beat in Kentucky, why Democrats may pull off … Continue reading

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10/16 Ryan Grim: Kill The Messenger: How The Media Destroyed Gary Webb

Huffington Post Washington Bureau Chief Ryan Grim explains the story of Gary Webb the reporter who broke the CIA/Contra Cocaine dealing story,  John Kerry’s role in exposing drug running, how the CIA loosened rules on reporting drug running, how the … Continue reading

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10/15 Jamie Kilstein & Allison Kilkenny: Newsfail

Citizen Radio co-hosts and co-authors of Newsfail  Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny explain what inspired their book, why Allison quit the Nation, diversity and progressive media, who Jamie and Allison read, the problems with Jon Stewart and the Daily Show, debating Stephen Colbert, why … Continue reading

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10/14 Edward E. Baptist: The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Cornell University Professor Edward E. Baptist author of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism explains the absurd Economist review of his book that blamed him for not being fair to slave owners, stolen capital and stolen labor, … Continue reading

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10/13 CJ Werleman: Atheists Flawed Understanding of Terrorism: Why Sam Harris Fails to Understand the ‘Islamic Threat’

Middle East Eye contributing writer CJ Werleman explains why the New Atheists don’t understand terrorism, the real reasons for terrorism in the Middle East, oil politics and terrorism, foreign policy and atheism and the real nature of suicide terrorism. On … Continue reading

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10/10 Sam Live From Las Vegas: Michael Burg, Brandon Bogle, David Pakman & Roger Denton

Attorney Michael Burg  of Burg Simpson explains how the drive against union labor is undermining building standards across the country, how corporations blocking Americans from the opportunity to go to Court, the propaganda against class action law suits, the most … Continue reading

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10/9 Sam Live From Vegas: Thom Hartmann, Peter Mougey & Josh Young

Radio host and author Thom Hartman explains new research on how to reach conservatives on the climate crisis, do we need to fight climate change to “protect the American way of life”? The difference between the liberal and conservative minds, … Continue reading

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10/8 Alnoor Ladha: WorldVsBank & Malaya Davis: Justice for John Crawford

Alnoor Ladha the Executive Director of The Rules explains the roots of global poverty and inequality, why global institutions favor the wealthy, why social movements from Occupy to the African Awakenings are the future, the WorldVsBank protests and creating a … Continue reading

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