It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Ryan Grim, DC Bureau Chief at the Intercept, to round up the week in news, including discussions on the freight rail labor contract, the progressives’ role in the debate (and the Democratic party writ large), and Biden’s changes to the election cycle – but first, Emma and Sam […]
Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst), host of The Nomiki Show, recaps the 2020 DNC with special guest Noam Chomsky and a panel discussion with Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray), founder of Jacobin, and Nabilah Islam (@NabilahforGA07), national organizing director of Matriarch PAC. On today’s show: Bernie explains the problem with the media narrative around AOC’s DNC ‘speech,’ says DNC should […]
Sam and the crew break down this week’s biggest stories including DeJoy’s ride at the Postal Service and the Senate’s findings on Russia’s 2016 election interference. Ben Wikler (@benwikler), Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair, joins the program to discuss the Democrats’ unconventional convention. On today’s show: Steve Doocy wonders if Trump will have the economy on his […]
Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), staff writer at The New Republic and host of The Politics of Everything podcast to discuss the week’s top stories. AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie (@jscros) also joins to discuss his new project The Discourse.  On today’s show: Trump says Covid is “getting under control,” says virus has “got a life… we’re putting out […]
Comedian Kate Willett (@katewillett), Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty), and Dave Wiegel (@daveweigel) of The Washington Post join Sam on the last Casual Friday before Super Tuesday! On today’s show: The crew reacts to the New York Times’ story about superdelegates threatening to steal the nomination from Bernie at the convention. What impact will the corona virus […]
Happy Thursday, Michael Brooks hosts Connor Kilpatrick from the Jacobin to discuss “Mayor Pete Was the Kinda Kid Who Unplugged the Sega If He Was Losing” and the state of play in the Democratic primary and what will happen to the Pete Buttigieg campaign. Just as the interview with Connor began, Tom Perez tweeted that there would […]
Sam and the crew bring you all the 2020 Democratic primary news in anticipation of tonight’s debate in Des Moines, IA. On today’s show: Project Veritas catches Bernie volunteer Kyle saying DNC will be just like 1978. Also: saying Bernie’s free college plan will educate people to not be Nazis. Trump labor department changes Obama-era […]
Attorney and writer, Thomas Geoghegan, explains why the election was rigged for Trump and why the Constitution itself is rigged. Why the Presidency, Senate, House and Supreme Court are rigged. How the system is designed to benefit the rich and powerful. The Electoral College and undermining Trump. Why we need to get rid of the Electoral […]
Keith Ellison announces his candidacy for DNC Chair and calls for solidarity and prosperity. Hate crimes on the rise. The three ways to understand what’s happening in America right now. How to deal with Trump. Trump has absolutely no idea what he’s talking about. Can President Obama make a recess appointment to the Supreme Court? […]
Cliff Schecter explains why we need to not freak out but also take steps to protect ourselves.  Why we all need to speak out. All the reasons why Clinton lost in spite of winning a clear victory in the popular vote. The Clinton campaign’s pathetic economic message. The Democratic Party needs a complete cleanup and […]