Category Archives: Podcast

5/26 Cliff Schecter: Trump Scolds NATO & Violence-Prone Gianforte Wins In Montana

Macron again out-gestures Trump in Brussels. Violence-prone Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana. What the loss means for Democrats going forward. Democrats need to go negative. Confirmation that Jared Kushner is under FBI investigation. What Trump’s derision of NATO signifies. … Continue reading

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5/25: David Dayen: Montana Goes Down to the Wire & The GOP’s Healthcare Nightmare

Journalist David Dayen, disusses Republican Congressional candidate Rob Gianforte’s assault of a reporter. Will progressive candidate Rob Quest make an upset in Montana? Why Gianforte lost it over the new CBO score for the Republicans healthcare plan. The CBO documents … Continue reading

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5/25 Mike Hanna: Trump’s Trip to Saudi Arabia & a New Middle-East Peace Plan

Mike Hanna, (@mjahanna) freelance presenter and former bureau chief for CNN in Jerusalem. What is unprecedented about Trump’s decision to make his first trip abroad to “the world’s great religions.” What’s happening inside Iran as the crucial context for middle-eastern … Continue reading

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5/23 Trump’s Cruel Budget & The End of Dodd-Frank?

Trump budget goon Mick Mulvaney wants you to spare some compassion for high-earning taxpayers. Trump cuts social security. The end is nigh for Dodd-Frank. More intel officials give testimony unhelpful to for Trump. Bernie campaigns in Montana for Rob Quist. On … Continue reading

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5/22 Steven Hahn: A Nation Without Borders: The US and Its World in an Age Of Civil Wars

Today, Steven Hahn, professor of history at NYU, on his new history of 19th century american empire-building, “A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910.” Mexico and the Mississippi River valley … Continue reading

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5/19 Cliff Schecter: Good Riddance Roger Ailes & Judy Gold: Hates the Trump Crime Family

Did President Erdogan order his bodyguards beat protestors in Washington DC? Cliff Schecter celebrates the death of the very awful Roger Ailes. Shep Smith cries over Roger Ailes. How Ailes damaged the country and led the way to Trump. Fox … Continue reading

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5/17 Sarah Jones: Why the New York Times Editorial Page Sucks & Hillary’s New PAC

Roger Ailes is dead! Fox & Friends mourns his loss. Sarah Jones (@onesarahjones), social media editor at the New Republic, joins us to talk about the terrible political mix that constitutes the New York Times editorial department. How the hiring … Continue reading

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5/17: The Comey Memo & Trump’s Stupidity Does Not Excuse His Criminality

Donald Trump told James Comey, that he hoped that “he could let this go” with regards to the investigation of Flynn. James Comey is releasing information on Trump. Are we close to impeachment or removal from office? Why there is … Continue reading

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5/16 Kimberly Phillips-Fein: Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics

Kimberley Phillips-Fein, a Professor of Individualized Study at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University and author of Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics, explains when New York City was a … Continue reading

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5/15 Steve Keen: Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?

ND’s Kevin Cramer gets humiliated by constituent stuffing cash in his lapel. Today, author Steve Keen joins us to talk about his book, “Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?” Why economist Hyman Minsky was asking the right questions about the … Continue reading

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