Episode

10/18 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Dave Anthony

October 18, 2013

Political strategist Cliff Schecter, explains the fallout from the government shutdown, why progressive priorities are still not at the forefront, why the austerity fetish still reigns, why we are still losing jobs because of austerity, the agenda to cut Social Security and Medicare, how Harry Reid sidelined Biden in the shutdown negotiations and that’s a great thing, why Democrats should be pushing hard on progressive economic policies and how the Fix the Debt austerity q&a was destroyed on Twitter.

Comedian Dave Anthony explains why stopped political blogging, what its like to write with Marc Maron, Sam and Dave talked about having young children in the face of the climate crisis, just how crazy Republicans have become and suggested everybody see the western Ain’t Them Bodies Saints.  

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