Category Archives: Shows

6/26 Owen Jones: The Death of Neoliberalism & Rebirth of British Socialism

Owen Jones joins us to discuss the death of neoliberalism and emergence of solidarity between the British “middle-classes” and working people. The self-discrediting Tories. New Labour’s demise and how centrists are responding to Corbyn’s success. Macronism vs. Corbynism On the fun … Continue reading

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6/23 Corey Pein & Matt Christman: Republican Ghouls Set To Kill For Tax Cuts

Writer Corey Pein (@coreypein) and Matt Christman (@cushbomb) of Chapo Trap House join the show today. Reaction to the grotesque cruelty of the Senate “health care” bill. How this administration signals a retrenchment of capital. Why we need to view … Continue reading

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6/22 Kate Raworth: Doughnut Economics: Dismantling Free-Market Mythologies

On today’s show, Kate Raworth (@KateRaworth), economist, and Senior Visiting Research Associate, ECI, Oxford University, joins the show. Why Adam Smith isn’t the laissez-faire fundamentalist his reputation makes him to be. How the false idea of the purely self-interested “economic … Continue reading

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6/21 Dave Weigel: Georgia’s Lesson: All Politics Is Tribal

Are people starting to notice that Republicans are rushing health care destruction through the Senate. Washington Post National Reporters, Dave Weigsl, explains how Karen Handal won in Georgia. Why Republicans run national and tribal campaigns. Do Democrats need a national … Continue reading

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6/20 Republicans To Destroy Health Care So They Can Accomplish Their Dreams

Democrats start down the nuclear road in the Senate’s health care bill. Kamala Harris outlines the disaster in the Senate bill. Why Republicans need to destroy the safety net for tax giveaways for the rich. Will the Supreme Court back … Continue reading

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6/19 Anthony Lappé: America’s War on Drugs & Nomiki Konst: Democratic Unity?

Today, showrunner Anthony Lappé on his new documentary series, ‘America’s War on Drugs.” The role of secret wars in American history in the cold war. The CIA’s role in bringing LSD to America. “Operation Condor” in Latin America. Then, Nomiki … Continue reading

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6/16 K. Sabeel Rahman: Democracy Against Domination & Senator Al Franken: Progressive Resistance and Being Funny Again

Two interviews today. First is with K. Sabeel Rahman on his new book, “Democracy Against Domination,” on how our public philosophy has forgotten important values of democracy and economic power, and what a more democratic approach to economic regulation might look like. Then, … Continue reading

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6/15 Duff McDonald: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite

Journalist and author Duff McDonald (@duffmcdonald) joins us to talk about his new book, “The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite.”

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6/14 Ari Berman: Kris Kobach’s Plan to Preserve White Supremacy & Rig Elections

Leading voting rights expert and journalist for The Nation magazine Ari Berman (@AriBerman) joins us today. Who Kris Kobach is and why his racist, anti-democratic, Kris Kobach’s time at Harvard with advisor and clash of civilizations theorist Samuel Huntington. Why … Continue reading

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6/13 Matthew Karp: This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy

Republicans move towards destroying health care  and Democrats need to slow them down. Ben Carson wants government out of health care, mainstream delusions about Democratic Party politics. Assistent Professor of History Matthew Karp, author of, This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at … Continue reading

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