Category Archives: Podcast

4/24 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the importance of the fight against the TPP. President Obama goes on the attack against progressives for opposing TPP. Why anti corporate trade politics works in the Midwest. Sherrod Brown calls out the Obama Administration … Continue reading

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4/23 Obama V the Democrats On Trade

The insurance industry warns against the climate crisis. The fight against Fast Track Trade authority in the Senate and the House. Bernie Sanders forces a delay on the Fast Track bill. Sander Levin’s alternative bill in the House on Fast … Continue reading

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4/22 Lily Geismer: Don’t Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Lily Geismer a assistant professor of history at Claremont McKenna College and author of  Don’t Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party explains how the suburban makeover of the Democratic Party has moved the Party to the right. Where … Continue reading

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4/21 Linda Lipsen: Trial Lawyers Who Fight Corporate Power

Linda Lipsen of the American Association of Justice, explains why regular Americans need access to the Court system. What does keeping access to the Courts mean and why many companies believe they shouldn’t be held accountable. the important relationship between … Continue reading

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4/20 The TPP Global Disaster & Marco Rubio’s Unique Homophobia

Far right Rabbi claims liberals are attracted to Muslim terrorists. Is The DOJ going to block the Comcast Time Warner merger? Did NBC lie about Richard Engel’s kidnapping. On The Fun Half: why is the TPP getting so little attention? … Continue reading

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4/17: Tort Conference: Cenk Uygur & Brian Barr & Virginia Buchanan

The host of The Young Turks Cenk Uygur explains the passage of Fast Track Authority for the TPP in the Senate. Why TPP is going to pass because the corporations control America. How TPP shows the hypocrisy of the Republicans. … Continue reading

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4/16 Tort Conference: Ben Gordon: Poisoned Wine & Peter Mougey: Financial Reform is Still Failing & David Pakman & Alex Lawson

Ben Gordon, an Attorney with Levin Papantonio, explains why some California wine producers have dangerous levels of arsenic in their wines. How do you find out if the wine you are drinking is dangerous? Why winemakers do not need to … Continue reading

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4/15 Samhita Mukhopadhyay: Hillary’s Run & The Bigger Picture & Tina Dupuy: The New Televangelists

Journalist Samhita Mukhopadhyay, explains why she isn’t excited about Hillary’c run. How we can balance a conversation on sexism and Clinton’s lack of strong progressive credentials and why is Mindy Kaling’s brother doing a incredibly stupid anti affirmative action stunt … Continue reading

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4/14 Marie Gottschalk: Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics

Marie Gottschalk, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the new book Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics, explains the prison crisis in America. How American has become a prison state for … Continue reading

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4/13 Hillary Launches Her Campaign & the American Game is Rigged

Sam explains why the Patent Trolls have lost and podcasts are safe for now. Hillary Clinton launches her campaign. Why it isn’t unreasonable for people to vote for Hillary because she would be the first woman President. Hillary’s first campaign … Continue reading

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