Category Archives: Podcast

7/26 David Dayen: Still An Uphill Push for Deathcare & Are the Democrats Getting it?

-John McCain’s sanctimonious Senate speech and why his career is useless. David Dayen, explains why the Republicans are still a long way from destroying healthcare. Why the House and Senate bills are still far from each other. Why the final … Continue reading

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7/25 Jesse Eisinger: The Chickenshit Club

-What is the state of play with Healthcare repeal? -New evidence declassified on the CIA backed 1953 coup in Iran Author Jesse Eisinger author, of The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives, explains the creation of … Continue reading

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7/24 Ben Mankiewicz: Goodbye Spicer, Hello Scaramucci

Ben Mankiewicz (@BenMank77) on TCM and TYT joins us today. What’s the significance of Chuck Schumer saying “single payer” is “on the table” on ABC’s This Week? Remembering Sean Spicer, meeting Anthony Scaramucci. Jared Kushner talks to the Senate about … Continue reading

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7/21 Cliff Schecter: America’s Banana Republic Moment & “Chop and Steele”: Sued For Comedy?

Cliff Schecter, is the GOP’s deathcare finally dead? Is Donald Trump about to take us into another level of Constitutional crisis? How close is Trump to firing the special prosecutor? The Republicans voter suppression strategy. Why we are turning into … Continue reading

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7/20 Alex Hochuli: The Meaning of Lula’s Conviction in Brazil & Jay Cassano: Who Pushed the Saudi Arms Deal

Alex Hochuli (@Alex__1789), researcher and communications consultant based in São Paulo, joins us first to talk about the disintegration of the political class following the scapegoating of Lula and the Worker’s Party for Brazilian corruption. The significance of the June … Continue reading

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7/19 How GOPCare Crashed & Burned & Your Student Debt Might Be Cancelled

Are millions of student loans invalid? Donald Trump thought destroying Obamacare would be easy. Rush Limbaugh knows that “liberal women” are running the Senate. How Jerry Moran back down on repealing Obamacare. Sean Hannity has a meltdown. An absurd new … Continue reading

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7/18 Matt Stoller: The Return of Monopoly

Policy analyst, Matt Stoller, explains the reach of Amazon into every aspect of our lives. The rise of monopolies. The origins of anti trust laws. How Robert Bork and the Chicago School undermined anti trust laws. Why some on the … Continue reading

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7/17 Craig Unger: Trump’s Russian Laundromat

Investigative journalist Craig Unger, explains the importance of money laundering in Russian organized crime. The links between the Trump organization and Russian mafia and oligarchs. Buying condos through shell companies. Who is Semion Mogilevich? Was the Russian Mafia a major … Continue reading

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7/14 Cliff Schecter: GOP Still Gunning For Deathcare & Film Guy Matthew Weiss: Punishment Park

Cliff Schecter, explains the state of play of healthcare repeal. How close is Mitch Mcconnell   to getting wavering Republican Senators. The Republicans perception of “win”. John McCain planning on voting now against the healthcare repeal bill. What happens to … Continue reading

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7/13 Michael A. McCarthy: Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

The Republicans next push to destroy Obamacare and Rand Paul reveals his religious faith in the market. Michael A. McCarthy, an assistant professor of sociology at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and author of Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American … Continue reading

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