Immigration

Trump heads to Arizona to talk about the wall. Yale University, Law Professor, James Whitman, author of Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law, explains the Nazi Party basing law on American systems of law and racism. How the Nazis built Nuremberg Laws. Why the Nazis looked to the […]
Julie Ott, a Professor of Capitalist Studies at the New School, explains capital gains tax cuts and the push for inequality. Why the tax code favors investors over workers. The ACA and capital gains. The racial inequality built into lower capital gains rates. Capital gains cuts and racism and the southern roots of the policy. […]
We mock Gorka. Trump is laughed at for claiming to drain the swamp. Trump demonizes immigrants. Van Jones major fail on CNN. The Democratic response is a major misfire. Why buying insurance across state lines won’t help and why “access” to healthcare means nothing. On The Fun Half: Gorka on whether Trump considers Islam a […]
Why do conservatives exploit small children by turning them into pundits? Al Franken notes that Donald Trump is not being normal. What are sanctuary cities. The new ICE attack by the Trump Administration on immigrant communities. The human costs of Trump’s attack on immigrants. We revisit Paul Ryan’s recent lie about deportation forces. The horrific […]
Ian Millhiser of the Center For American Progress explains the Supreme Court’s decision to block the Texas attack on Abortion rights. The reasoning behind that decision. The varieties of ways Scalia’s absence is influencing the Court. Why Justice Kennedy’s switch on the Fischer decision safeguarded Affirmative Action. Did Justice Sotomayor influence Justice Kennedy to moderate […]
Susan Eaton Director of the Sillerman Center at the Heller School at Brandeis University and author of Integration Nation Immigrants, Refugees, and America at Its Best explains the distinction between integration and assimilation. How American culture is enriched by immigration. Why integration is better for everyone. Exclusion policies don’t work and why we need to know what […]
No Live Show Today! Mychal Denzel Smith a Knobler Fellow at the Nation Institute explains the reaction on the ground in Ferguson to the stunning decision to not press charges against Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, the juste system and the systemic disregard for black lives, how the Ferguson Police department targets […]
Political maestro Cliff Schecter explains the vital work of the Ohio Innocence Project, the proving of the innocence of Ricky Jackson who spent thirty nine years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. How Cleveland Police based their work on a made up story of a twelve year old, debunking death penalty myths, helping […]
Greisa Martinez a National Field Organizer with United We Dream explains her experience as a Dreamer and the story of how her family came to the United States and her father was deported. How long Greisa’s father was in the United States before he was deported and why her family came to America. How families […]
Syndicated Columnist Tina Dupuy explains how she told her story of realizing she wasn’t an alcoholic after a lifetime of thinking she was on NPR’s This American Life, Tina’s families experience with addiction and child abuse, rejecting the ideology of AA, the troubled teen industry and child abuse, the cult Tina’s family was a part […]