George W Bush

Mike Pence spins and lies about Mike Flynn’s son’s role in the transition team. The maneuver the Democrats could use to seat Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court. Lawrence Lessig says Hillary Clinton could have the right to be President because of Bush V Gore. The Brooks Brothers riot. The Far Right wing hack smearing Keith […]
Andrew Highsmith an assistant professor of history at UC Irvine and author of Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis, explains the origin of the phrase “demolition means progress”. Flint Michigan and GM’s history of racial segregation. African American politics and the limited nature of reform in Flint. Education and poverty. […]
Donald Trump calls out George W Bush for the September 11th terrorist attacks happening under his watch. Jeb Bush whines and incoherently defends his brother. Reviewing the history of the Bush Administration’s negligence before September 11th. Introducing the two new members of the MR team! Journalist Tina Dupuy explains her forthcoming Podcast Cultish. On The […]
Journalist Ari Berman, author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America and Sam take a deep dive into the history and full policy implications of the Voting Rights Act. Nixon’s Southern Strategy and the rebranding of discrimination. Where in the Constitution voting rights come from. The evolution of the counterrevolution against […]
Educator and blogger Mercedes Schneider and Sam explore what No Child Left Behind has done to education, why punitive approaches to education fail, the myth of George W Bush’s success in Texas and the destructive myth of the “lazy” teacher and the absurd argument that money does not matter in Public Education and why new […]
Jennifer Mittelstadt a historian at Rutgers University takes a deep dive with Sam into the problematic legacy of the New Deal and explains the political compromises that excluded women and minorities from many of the benefits of the New Deal, the evolution of the Corporate welfare state and what would a “New New Deal” look […]
Ian Millhiser of the Center For American Progress and author of the forthcoming bookInjustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted, explains the insane legal reasoning behind the Halbig V King case, why even a “textualist approach”, how the insurance market works, is precedent irrelevant when it comes to Obamacare? Will […]
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 […]
On today’s show filmmaker Robert Greenwald explained why the Obama Administration had taken such a harsh attitude toward whistleblowers, how whistleblowers saved soldiers lives in Iraq, how Lockheed Martin made defective ships for the Coast Guard, the self preservation instincts of the National Security State, why CIA torturers go free while the agent that exposed […]
On today’s show Council on Foreign Relations Adjunct Fellow Reza Aslan, explained how settlement is expansion is killing the prospect of Two State solution, what the Chuck Hagel hearings revealed about Washington, Iran’s current politics and the best way forward on reaching a nuclear deal with Iran. On The Better Half: George W Bush great painter? […]