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12/13 How Russia Hacked America—And Why It Will Happen Again w/ Julia Ioffe

On today’s show, The Atlantic’s Julia Ioffe joins us to discuss joins us to discuss her recent article in The Atlantic, What Putin Really Wants. While many Americans view Putin’s government as a powerful, well-oiled machine, Ioffe says it’s more like … Continue reading

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11/30 Should the Left Care About the Russia Story? w/ David Klion

Today, writer and editor David Klion (@DavidKlion) joins us to discuss how the left should orient itself to the Trump/Russia investigation. The thriving ecosystem of russia conspiracy theory and disinformation. What’s ‘real’ with the Russia story with regard to both … Continue reading

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9/19 The Mueller Investigation & Did Facebook Flip the Election w/ Marcy Wheeler

Trump threatens to destroy North Korea at the UN. Marcy Wheeler, of Empty Wheel, explains why the FBI are getting closer and closer to Mike Flynn and Paul Manafort. Robert Mueller is trying to get Mike Flynn and Paul Manafort … 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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7/19 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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7/17 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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6/6 New Evidence of Russian Hacking & the FBI Arrests an NSA Whistleblower

Pat Robertson muses that British people might want to die in terrorist attacks, because of political correctness. Russian hackers appear to have triad to hack computers used for voting. Why voting integrity is a structural problem in America. The FBI … Continue reading

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6/1 Julia Ott: How Tax Policy Created the 1%

Julie Ott, a Professor of Capitalist Studies at the New School, explains capital gains tax cuts and the push for inequality. Why the tax code favors investors over workers. The ACA and capital gains. The racial inequality built into lower … Continue reading

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5/30 Timothy Snyder: On Tyranny: Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Yale historian Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, explains his understanding of totalitarian regimes. How do institutions and democracies fall apart. Trump’s fascist impulse. Terrorism and justification for unrelated things. Differences and similarities and historical … Continue reading

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