Episode

4/9 Debating Russia w/ Glenn Greenwald

April 9, 2019

Sam discusses the Mueller investigation with Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald), journalist at The Intercept.

On today’s show: Meghan McCain tells Joy Behar it’s her job to listen to her.

Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald), journalist at The Intercept, joins Sam for a discussion of the Mueller investigation. The origins of the investigation. Should there have been an investigation? What’s a scam and what’s not? Glenn’s critique of how the Mueller investigation was conducted, and how the media covered the story. What are the stakes? Should Sam apologize for having Marcy Wheeler on?

On the fun half: Netanyahu’s party sends activists with body cameras to intimidate Arab voters. Judge blocks Trump’s policy of making asylum-seekers remain in Mexico, purges Homeland Security officials for not being fashy enough. Trump says “our country is full.” A discussion of Bernie Sanders, neoliberalism and “open borders.” Sudanese protesters chant “revolution,” call for the resignation of president al-Bashir. Ilhan Omar calls Stephen Miller a white nationalist, gets attacked by GOP. A plug for listener Cole James Cash’s Ghetto News Network. Brazilians continue protests to free Lula. Should the left in the US and UK figure out what to do in the event of a right-wing coup? Henry Louis Gates Jr. says Trump admin is doing post-Reconstruction levels of voter suppression. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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