Civil Liberties

Sam and Emma host Tyler Edward Stovall, Professor of History and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Fordham University, to discuss his recent book White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea, looking at how the construct of liberty, largely from the French and American perspective, was built around a central element of […]
Sam and Emma host University of Detroit Mercy professor Alex Zamalin to discuss his latest book Against Civility: The Hidden Racism in Our Obsession with Civility on the need for disruptive organized pressure to combat racism and its thread through American history. And in the Fun Half: Brandon Sutton joins us to see Mitch McConnell threaten the […]
Sam hosts Alan Collinge (@alanslj), founder of Student Loan Justice, to discuss his organization’s efforts to lobby the Biden administration to cancel student loans. And then Senior Electronic Frontier Foundation Activist Elliot Harmon (@elliotharmon) joins Sam to discuss his recent piece “Don’t Blame Section 230 for Big Tech’s Failures. Blame Big Tech.” On today’s show: Lin […]
A High School student in West Virginia speaks out against a crazy abstinence speaker and is threatened by her principle, why the press is ignoring the explosion at a chemical factory in Texas that has killed fourteen people, why we ignore workplace deaths across the country, how Miranda Rights are being stripped away and the […]
No live show today….Sam on the road today but we still have fresh content- Pulitizer Prize winning journalist, Charlie Savage on his piece Power Wars: Unmasking National Security Legal Policy Deliberations Under Bush & Obama Members will also get an extra hour of material from the Media panel Sam spoke at in DC last week. […]