elections

Sam and Emma host writer Shon Faye to discuss her recent book The Transgender Issue: Trans Justice Is Justice For All. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District to discuss President Biden’s recent student loan debt forgiveness plan, as well as many of the other crazy goings-on on Capitol Hill. Emma and Sam first […]
Sam and Emma host David Pepper, former chair of the Ohio Democratic Party, to discuss his recent book Laboratories of Autocracy: A Wake-Up Call From Behind the Lines, on how the GOP has been chiseling away at democracy from its base, with the Karl Roves and Thomas Hofellers reinventing the gerrymandering wheel in 2010. Pepper begins by looking […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam hosts Osita Nwanevu, contributing editor at The New Republic, to wrap up the week in news and discuss his recent piece in the New York Times, “Trump Isn’t the Only One To Blame for the Capitol Riot.” Osita sits down to unpack the project of Republican grievance that has been built over […]
Political maestro Cliff Schecter joins us to discuss his latest piece on the police chief of Oakley, Michigan, population less than 300, deputizing 100 people to combat ISIS and hides their identity, what that says about America, an update on the Midterms and the incredible amount of money spent on it so far. Actor Richard […]
Cliff Schecter on the debate highlights; missed opportunities (no Romney bashing, Swiss jokes?); Santorum rocking the show from the kid’s table;
It’s the day after elections in Wisconsin and the Supreme Court race is still too close to call! Political Editor from The Progressive, Ruth Conniff (@rconniff), will be calling in from Wisconsin to talk with us about the close Wisconsin Supreme Court race between David Prosser and JoAnne Kloppenburg.