Rick Scott

Emma hosts Leslie Kern, professor of geography, environment, women’s and gender studies at Mount Allison University, to discuss her recent book Gentrification Is Inevitable And Other Lies. Then, she is joined by writer Jacob Silverman to discuss the recent developments surrounding the crypto exchange FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried. First, Emma runs through updates on the GOP making […]
Sam hosts Ari Berman, writer at Mother Jones, to discuss his the midterm elections and his recent piece “How Wisconsin Became the GOP’s Laboratory for Dismantling Democracy”. Then, Sam is joined by Aaron Kleinman, director of research for the States Project at Future Now, to discuss how Democrats did in the midterms at the state level across the country. First, Sam runs through updates […]
Sam and Emma host New Yorker contributor Eyal Press to discuss his recent book Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America, on the moral division of labor and the emotional burden of getting by for countless Americans. They start off with Everett Hughes’ essay “Good People and Dirty Work” and how the unconscious mandate that […]
Milton Allimadi, the publisher of Black Star News, explains the importance of John Kerry’s visit to Somalia. The Cold War roots of the crisis in Somalia. How American policy led to the Al Shabaab terrorism crisis. Why Nigeria has elected a former dictator as President and when will the “second liberation” happen in South Africa. […]
Republicans win big across the country, what happens next in the Senate, a runoff in Louisiana, losing Mark Udall means less accountability for the NSA, Joni Ernst wins big and is awkward, Scott Brown loses, Kay Hagan falls in North Carolina, Al Franken wins big, the real state of the economy and why Democrats crashed […]
Writer John Carl Baker on his article in Jacobin discussing the GOP stranglehold on Florida politics, policy and prosperity (or lack of).  Despite highly