Episode

1/5 Michael Walzer: The Historical Task of the Left in the Present Period

January 5, 2017

Political theorist and author Michael Walzer, explains the historical context of our present crisis. What the Left needs to do now. Why the Left is in crisis globally. The importance of defending social democracy. The three things the Left needs to do. Why we need to see the rise of the Right globally. The practical politics of the moment. Why the Left needs to articulate an aggressive Left message and build alliances to defend Constitutional Liberty. The difficult balancing act of today’s politics. What cities need to do and the Left and Democrats.

On The Fun Half: Tucker Carelson gets destroyed by a writer from Teen Vogue. Mentally disabled white man beaten and tortured. Alex Jones goes to war against Glenn Beck. Republican contradictions over repealing the ACA heighten. Marsha Blackburn’s Obamacare driven social media fail. Bernie Sanders knows how to fight Trump and your calls and IMs.

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