Episode

5/9 Steven A. Cook: False Dawn in the Middle East & Avi Asher-Schapiro: Ubers Big Sexual Harrassment Problem

May 9, 2017

Steven A. Cook (@StevenACook) on his book “False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East.” Why celebrations of Turkish democracy turned out to be premature. Why the enthusiasm for Libya was equally misplaced.

Then, Avi Asher-Schapiro on his Intercept piece, “As Uber Probes Sexual Harassment At Its Offices, It Overlooks Hundreds Of Thousands Of Female Drivers.”

On the fun half – Franken suggests Flynn not the only one who’s been secretive about meeting with members of the Russian government, Iowa Rep Rod Blum hates his life as a congressman, and your calls and IMs!

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