social policy

Happy Monday! Sam hosts Kidada E. Williams, associate professor of history at Wayne State University, to discuss her recent book I Saw Death Coming: A History of Terror and Survival in the War against Reconstruction. Sam begins the show by talking about the upcoming debt ceiling battle, and how it seems increasingly likely that Biden is going to […]
Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of the Benjamin Dixon Show and David Roth (@david_j_roth), editor at Defector and host of The Distraction Podcast, to discuss the week’s top stories including the second senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump and the Biden administration’s Covid relief plans. On today’s show: Rep. Raskin argues that if Trump returned to […]
Sam hosts New Orleans epidemiologist Dr. MarkAlain Dery to discuss the state of the Coronavirus in the US, including the science behind the vaccines, and why people should remain vigilant as more infectious variants begin to spread across the country. And in the Fun Half: the church of Donald Trump, Mike Lindell predicts the end […]
Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller), author of the BIG Substack, joins Sam and Emma to discuss the vaccine distribution rollout and why monopolies have slowed the vaccination process across the country. On today’s show: Jim Jordan says taking action on Marjorie Taylor Greene’s past comments is a slippery slope, gives a tired take on cancel culture. Matt […]
Sam and Emma discuss the stories of the week, including the Democrats’ plan to pass Covid relief, the problem with the Senate PayGo laws, and the takeaways from AOC sharing her story from the January 6 Capitol riots. And in the Fun Half: the misogyny of after AOC sharing her story from January 6, the […]