Corruption

Sam and Emma host J. David McSwane, reporter at ProPublica, to discuss his recent book Pandemic Inc.: Chasing the Capitalists and Thieves Who Got Rich While We Got Sick, on the fraudulent paths of government money at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. David begins by covering the state of our infrastructure (or lack thereof) at the start of […]
Sam and Emma break down a crazy weekend in news, from Biden’s EuroTrip to KBJ’s confirmation process, labor to COVID, the courts and more! They begin with Ron DeSantis’s official signing of the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, as he pulls out the classics when it comes to homophobic fear-mongering, calling out corrupt Hollywood and the predators […]
Sam hosts Matthew Cole, investigative reporter at The Intercept, to discuss his recent book Code Over Country: The Tragedy and Corruption of SEAL Team Six. Then, Sam is joined by Jack Crosbie, writer for Rolling Stone and Discourse Blog, to discuss the recent developments in Ukraine.  Matthew Cole begins tracing by SEAL Team Six’s origins to the combat-swimmer units […]
Journalist Marcy Wheeler, explains the evolving nature of the Trump and Russia scandal. Jared Kushner’s meetings with the Russians. The endless conflicts of interest in the Trump Administration. Sally Yates and “team Trump”. Did Mike Flynn think he was protected by Kushner? Why Trump’s sketchy business background makes him look incompetent. Flynn’s quest for immunity. […]
Democrats raise big money for a Congressional election in Georgia. Donald Trump gives advice to school children. The Republicans deregulate everything. Our country is about to be much sicker, polluted and corrupt. ICE terrorizes the undocumented and Steve Bannon’s racist inspiration. On The Fun Half: James Comey demands that the DOJ clarify that Obama did […]
Jeff Sessions was to racist for Reagan’s America. The Nation’s Ari Berman explains why Jeff Sessions is a distinct and ruthless opponent of voting rights. Sessions racist and dangerous record. Why Sessions has never changed his opinions on opposing civil rights and voting rights. Does Sessions regret his anti civil rights record? Sessions and his […]
Journalist, legendary Trump biographer and author of the new Kindle book Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention, explains why and how Donald Trump didn’t run in 2012. Trump’s Mob connections. Why Trump’s race baiting is all that matters in a Republican primary. Why Donald Trump would be nowhere without his […]
Journalist Guy Lawson, explains the federal governments case against Hedge Fund fraudster Steven Cohen, why the big Wall Street criminals never go to prison for there many crimes, why fraud still pays off for Wall Street, the head of the New York FED says that big banks have criminal cultures, the problem with the culture […]