Episode

1/17 Corey Robin Reactionary Mind, Occupy Congress & Jeff Smith

January 17, 2012

Corey Robin on his book The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin.  How great social movements provoke reaction from the Right.  And it’s J17!  Jeff Smith reports live from nation’s capitol on Occupy Congress.  Plus, Pacific Gas & Electric diverts millions in profits to benefit stake holders and executives and a letter from Obama.  Your IMs too!

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