Sam and Emma host Jon Marshall, associate professor at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, to discuss his recent book Clash: Presidents and the Press in Times of Crisis. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by Alex Speidel, organizer for the United Paizo Workers to discuss their meeting at the White House and Paizo’s unionizing efforts. Professor Marshall dives […]
Sam and Emma are back to discuss the latest round of president-elect Biden’s cabinet appointments and what Trump might do in his lame-duck session. On today’s show: Fox and Friends hosts fight over why we should or shouldn’t wear masks after returning from holiday travel. Trump calls reporter a lightweight, nobody should question Trump’s claims on election […]
Sam hosts Aaron Kleinman (@BobbyBigWheel), Director of Research at the Future Now Fund, and Ben Wikler (@benwikler), Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair, to discuss what we can expect tomorrow and the days after Election Day. On today’s show: Trump complains about vote counting after Election Day, says people should’ve gotten ballots in already. Aaron Kleinman (@BobbyBigWheel), Director […]
Sam hosts Eric Alterman, CUNY Distinguished Professor of English and Journalism, to discuss his latest book Lying in State: Why Presidents Lie — And Why Trump Is Worse, and the snowball effect lying has on the executive office. Sam and Alterman discuss the political efficiency of presidential lying dating back to Jefferson, and the four types […]
Sam hosts journalist Jean Guerrero to discuss her new book Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump, and the White Nationalist Agenda on how Stephen Miller thrived in the Trump administration and successfully implemented a campaign of terror against immigrants in America. On today’s show: In response to the reality there is no widespread voter fraud, Mark Meadows says there’s […]