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Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Micha Frazer-Carroll, columnist at The Independent, to discuss her recent book Mad World: The Politics of Mental Health. First, Sam and Emma touch on Trump attorney John Lauro, who made the rounds on the Sunday shows yesterday, and specifically the strategy that he and Trump are attempting to cast doubt on […]
Emma speaks with Andy Campbell, senior editor and reporter at the Huffington Post, to discuss his recent book We Are Proud Boys: How a Right-Wing Street Gang Ushered in a New Era of American Extremism. First, Emma runs through updates on inflation, Boebert’s recount victory, another IDF murder of a young Palestinian girl, Peru’s political protests, and Elon dissolving […]
Emma hosts writer Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo, women’s basketball writer for the Athletic, to discuss their recent book Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League, and what they’ve uncovered in diving into the history of the league and the women that played in it. D’Arcangelo and de la Cretaz dive into the […]
Emma hosts Alexandra Brodsky, civil rights attorney at Public Justice, to discuss her recent book Sexual Justice: Supporting Victims, Ensuring Due Process, and Resisting the Conservative Backlash, and how the culture around sexual assault and harassment has shifted drastically over the last decade and a half. They jump back to Alexandra’s awakening to the ability of activism in supporting […]
Sam and Emma host author Elinor Cleghorn to discuss her new book, Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World on how healthcare and medical treatment have underserved women and their health needs. They start the conversation by discussing Elinor’s personal experiences that brought her to this topic, focused on years of dismissal and misdiagnosis focused […]
Journalist Daniel Schulman author of the new Koch Brothers biography, Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America’s Most Powerful and Private Dynasty, explains how the Koch Brothers father built his business in Soviet Union, where the families far right politics come from, the Kochs and the John Birch Society,the paranoia of the Koch family, racism and the […]
Blogger Digby on the backlash against women in America today and Rush Limbaugh’s role in waking us up.  In the better half, the G8 hides at Camp