Cuba

Marie Gottschalk, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the new book Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics, explains the prison crisis in America. How American has become a prison state for many lower income Americans and people of color. Why many strategies for prison reform are […]
Vanderbilt history Professor, Jane Landers explains why the Cuba embargo only hurts non powerful Cubans, what corporate interests want from a Cuba deal? What did the Castro government mean for average Cubans? The failures of the Cuban revolution. Cuba’s role in revolutions in Africa. Are Cuba’s accomplishments in health and education real? And what comes […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains what led to the fracking ban in New York and why taking on Andrew Cuomo was such a good idea. Why Single Payer isn’t happening in Vermont. Did elizabeth Warren want Al Franken to endorse Hillary Clinton already? Why President Obama could give us a second stimulus right now with […]
Labor attorney and the author of  Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement Thomas Geoghegan explains what we need to be saved from in the post labor union economy, why the young are in the most danger in the new economy, the bogus arguments for increased job training, […]
Journalist Stephen Kinzer author of  The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, explains how the Dulles Brothers shaped American foreign policy, American backed coups across the globe, the Dulles legacy from Iran to Cuba and how their legacy lives on today. Think Progress’s Ian Millhiser, explains why militia groups are coming to Nevada […]
McMaster University Professor and author of  Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education Henry Giroux explains what exactly Neoliberalism is, why civic literacy is a threat to Neoliberalism, the public education crisis, why Neoliberals view the function of government as protecting the 1%, the delusions that drive the school privatization movement, the ideology of civic illiteracy, the distortion of freedom […]
Robert F. Kennedy Jr, explains why John F. Kennedy’s political legacy has been distorted by the right, his secret battle with the military industrial complex, his deep distrust of the intelligence community, how the military worked to undermine his foreign policy and JFK’s plans for a exiting Vietnam. And keep the conversation going on our morning […]
Matt & Michael hosted today’s show and explained why Marcio Rubio is sending Jay Z stupid tweets, the many facets and problems with the legacy of Margaret Thatcher, more on the political strategy behind Obama’s push on a “Grand Bargain.” On The Better Half: Mitch Mcconnell’s planned to run a filthy campaign against Ashley Judd […]