Category Archives: Podcast

11/22 The Secret Family Making Billions from the Opioid Crisis w/ Christopher Glazek

Christopher Glazek (@SeeGlazek) joins us to talk about his article in Esquire, ‘THE SECRETIVE FAMILY MAKING BILLIONS FROM THE OPIOID CRISIS.’ For members, segments from Air America archives episode 8-17-04, Bernie Sanders talks with Sam and Jeanine about GOP tax … Continue reading

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11/21 Trump Admin To Destroy Net Neutrality w/ the MR Crew

On today’s show, Sam addresses an investigation into Matt Taibbi that turned up nothing, the crew discusses Charlie Rose’s grossness, John Conyers pays off his harassment victims with taxpayer dollars, the gang mocks census bureau nominee Thomas Brunell and his … Continue reading

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11/20 The New Deal and the Limits of American Politics w/ Jefferson Cowie

On today’s show, labor historian Jefferson Cowie joins us to talk about his book “The Great Exception: The New Deal and the Limits of American Politics.” While the New Deal is often held up as the model for progressives to shoot … Continue reading

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11/17 The GOP’s Tax Reform Cash-Out & Harassment Tumult Continues w/ Digby & Judy Gold

Good morning everyone, on today’s show Digby (@digby56) joins us to discuss the Republicans’ tax plan, which would actually raise taxes on families making less than $75,000/year and give those ill-gotten gains directly to Ivanka Trump. Then, comedian Judy Gold (@JewdyGold) joins us to … Continue reading

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11/16 Awkward Thanksgiving Reunions 2017 w/ Janeane Garofalo

On today’s show, the one and only Janeane Garofalo joins us to talk about how to deal with your conservative family at Thanksgiving…or not! Plus: Al Franken’s sexual harassment allegation, that story about the “fuck Trump” bumper sticker, Trump’s dry … Continue reading

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11/15 Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats w/ Maryn McKenna

Good morning. On today’s show, author Maryn McKenna joins us to discuss how the humble chicken went from a household egg producer/occasional meal to a grotesque, antibiotic-laden frankenfood foisted on the U.S. population. To wit: In 1977, the government issued … Continue reading

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11/14 Meet the Ricketts, A Union-Busting Billionaire Family w/ Branko Marcetic

Branko Marcetic from Jacobin magazine joins us to discuss his article on the Ricketts family, the billionaires that has worked tirelessly to crush unions across their investment portfolio. And on the fun half – A new accuser goes on record … Continue reading

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11/13 The Saudis Creating Famine in Yemen, The GOP’s War on The Non-Rich & Trump Looks Goofy in Asia

Donald Trump looks awkward at a summit photo for a meeting of ASEAN. The Saudis on the verge of creating the largest famine in the world in Yemen. The Republican tax plan is massive class warfare agains toms too America. … Continue reading

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11/10 Democrats Win Big & Republicans Will Support Child Molesters w/Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

Republicans have nothing to say about Roy Moore probably being a pedophile. Cliff Schecter explains the importance of Tuesdays wins for Democrats and holding back Republicans. The most satisfying wins from Tuesday. The blue wall in the West. Why Democrats … Continue reading

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11/9 Why Deregulation Made Air Travel Hell w/ David Dayen

Journalist David Dayen explained the roots of regulation of mass travel in the United States going back to the railroad industry. Why cities need airports and how the airlines used to be regulated. Why did Democrats in the 1970s deregulate … Continue reading

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