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 Republicans if they can’t repeal Obamacare? Who else was in the room with Don Jr. […]
Jimmy Dore promotes conspiracy theories and Sam debunks them. Cliff Schecter explains why Trump’s resentment and insecurity is behind stepping out of the Paris Accords. Why movement conservatives and Bannon’s politics are all about anger and resentment at all times. The United States falls back in the world and everyone else takes global warming seriously […]
Donald Trump is leaving the Paris Accords and what climate change is really about for the Right. Emmanuel Macron wins big in France, but record numbers of abstentions. Syria policy failures and fascist movements. Republicans need to gut healthcare to subsidize tax cuts. Raul Labrador says people don’t die because they don’t have healthcare. All […]
Cliff returns from vacation in Europe. His family Star Wars experience in the UK. The truck attack in Nice, France: how much of a jihadist was the attacker was? Trump’s Vice Presidential marathon extravaganza, and why choosing Mike Pence may force him into some uncomfortable policy conversations on trade and social issues. Isabel Gillies then […]
Historian Georgios Giannakopoulos, explains the stunning results of Greece’s referendum on austerity and the historical events that led up to it. Austerity and the politics of blackmail in Greece.  Why does the Troika continue to impose austerity on Greece when it has proven a complete failure. Why the European Core is undermining the European project. […]
Political maestro Cliff Schecter breaks down the broader implications of the terrorist attacks in France. What is and is not a existential threat. Lessons on gun control from France. How the right will use the terror attacks in Europe and America. Debating the merits of censorship. Elizabeth Warren builds progressive power. Democrats stand firm on […]
Carne Ross the founder of Independent Diplomat explains the nationalism, what is progressive nationalism, the failures of Eurozone policies, austerity and democracy, the failure of Francois Hollande, worker cooperates and new economies and holding power accountable. A #GamerGate supporter calls and to explain what drives the movement and its weird. On The Fun Half: a final […]
Trita Parsi President of the National Iranian American Council explains why the deal between the P5+1 and Iran is historic, what the deal means, the difficulties of a long term agreement, What rights does Iran have under the NPT, why the French held up the deal, why Saudi Arabia and Israel both oppose the deal […]
Sam Seder celebrates New Jersey’s move to marriage equality, explains why corporate education “reform” is hurting children and disrupting learning, Dick Durbin pushes anti progressive agenda on Fox News Sunday, why we are still living under a partial government shutdown, why establishment Democrats are still buying into failed austerity policies, why do Democrats keep repeating […]