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It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Alex Pareene, Contributing Editor at the New Republic and proprietor of the AP newsletter on Substack, to round up the week in news. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by comedian Andy Kindler, host of the Thought Spiral podcast! Alex, Sam, and Emma dive right into the Democrats being faced with their biggest fear (doing literally anything […]
Sam hosts James W. Russell, public policy affiliate scholar at Portland State University, to discuss his recent book The Labor Guide to Retirement Plans: For Union Organizers and Employees, on the importance of fighting for good end-of-life security and how employers and banks have capitalized off of the switch from pensions to 401ks. Russell and Sam begin by […]
Sam and Emma host Claudia Goldin, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, to discuss her recent book Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey Toward Equity, on the history of women’s entry into the workforce and how they transitioned from a choice between career or family, to an opportunity to have both – even with many lingering effects of […]
President Obama tells Democrats not to rescue Republicans on healthcare. Brooklyn College Professor and author Corey Robin explains the problem with the politics of fear and why the Left needs not to engage in fear based politics. The right position to fight Trump from. The Democrats confused response to Trump. How Trump and the Republicans […]
Bernie Sanders fights back against the false narrative of “the era of big government being over.” Sanders sharpens the differences with Hillary Clinton. Sanders talk movingly about his parents. (10:00) Hillary Clinton’s powerful anti Islamophobia statement. Who is most ready to be President? The problems with Clinton’s foreign policy and Martin O’Malley cannot get it […]
Economist Jeff Madrick, author of the recent book, Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World,explains why mainstream economists failed to anticipate the 2008 economic crisis. The “invisible hand” utopia myth and why it is dangerous for the economy. The myth of rational decision making. All the things that markets don’t work […]
Journalist Eric Alterman, author of the new book,  Inequality and One City: Bill de Blasio and the New York Experiment, explains how the inequality crisis finally came into public consciousness since Occupy Wall Street. Why BilldDe Blasio’s message on inequality is distinct, progressive and important. How de Blasio is trying to help the poor in New York […]
The Daily Beast’s London Editor, Nico Hines explains how in the 1980s the UK Government allowed for the growth of Pedophile rings in high level politics. How discrimination against Gay people led to the exploitation of young children by British politicians. When powerful politicians and Britain’s Intelligence services crushed press coverage of sexual abuse. How […]
Mohammad Khan a Senior Policy Associate at the Washington Park Project explains the secretive New York political group behind a new Charter School push. Who is behind Families For Excellent Schools and New Yorkers for a Balanced Albany. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s privatization agenda for public agenda. The Constitutional obligation of free public education […]
Smart Floridians want to secede because of the climate crisis, Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo enforce obscene Ebola quarantine policies, was the Cuomo Christie press conference the worst thing ever? Nurse quarantined in New Jersey in violation of her human rights, another school shooting, what’s at stake in the 2014 election and how the 2014 […]