Michelle Bachman

Jacobin founding editor, Bhaskar Sunkara, explained the distinction between liberal and socialistic politics, the modern delusions of liberalism, the disconnect between the elite and grassroots of the Democratic Party, the political success of neo-liberalism, how the left can renew itself and the vital work of building coalitions against austerity. On The Better Half: Michelle Bachmann’s […]
Former New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer, explained the new Frontline documentary The Untouchables, why the Obama Administration failed to prosecute fraud on Wall Street, why the Justice Department did not aggressively investigate fraud across the financial industry, the resignation of Lanny Breuer ¬†why paying fines will not solve the problem of crime on Wall Street, […]
Becky Bond the Political Director of this months sponsor Credo Mobile, explained Credo’s history and why its outsider progressive approach is possible, the success of the Credo Super Pac in 2012, Credo’s role in the fight to protect Medicare and Social Security and how Credo puts your dollars to work for good. Filmmaker Ken Burns […]
Cliff Schecter let us know what was happening on the ground in a couple of swing states, the possibility of electing some progressive candidates for Congress
On today’s show Harper’s Magazine’s dynamic duo Jack Hitt & Kevin Baker called in from Charlotte and discussed Michelle Obama’s successful speech, how forgiving and organized the Democratic Party base is and how the bear hug between Bill Clinton and Barack Obama represented