postal service

Sam sits down with historian Christopher W. Shaw, to discuss his recent book First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat, on the rise of one of the most popular public services, and its precarious state in an era of privatization. They begin in the 18th century, with the beginnings of the postal […]
Sam and Emma host Max Chafkin, features editor and writer at Bloomberg BusinessWeek, to discuss his recent book The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power. Sam and Emma start off by taking a look at Kyrsten Sinema’s interaction with organizers from LUCHA Arizona before she went to hide in a restroom, as opposed to engaging with them […]
Sam and Emma take a look at some of the most important stories of the week including the parliamentarian’s ruling on a $15 minimum wage, fixing the USPS, and more. On today’s show: Chris Hayes asks Bernie Sanders if Senate has votes for $15 minimum wage on up/down vote, Bernie laughs “no.” John Thune recounts making a […]
On today’s show Sam discussed the string of scandals rocking the Philadelphia charter school system, Pennsylvania Republicans continued to push voter purge bills And Peter Orszag writes