Episode

5/8 Friday: Cliff Schecter & Film Guy Matthew Weiss

May 8, 2015

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the results of the UK elections and why the Conservatives won big. The leader of Labor and the Liberal Democrat parties, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg resign. Why “Third Way” politics only works for really charismatic politicians. Why was the polling so bad in the UK? NSA spying programs revealed by Edward Snoward is found to be illegal by an Appeals Court. How is Edward Snowden not a whistleblower at this point. Mike Huckabees savvy far right populism. Can Fast Track and TPP be defeated? Why the hell is Lindsey Graham running for President? What does Jeb Bush want out of running for President? Also is the Culture War over and what is the Culture War anyway?

Film Guy Matthew Weiss and Sam discuss there history. The Neoliberal strategy of film schools and Ray Carney’s truth telling. Matthew has a list of projects he is working on. Matthew’s potential upcoming project with director Caveh Zahedi. Matthew’s success at the “Bad Film Festival”. Why its much easier to make a movies now. Matthew’s new podcast. When do you stop listening to new music? And Matthew told us to watch the filmRatcatcher.

President Obama promotes TPP at Nike. Also your IMs.

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