student debt

It’s a special All Calls Casual Friday! Call into the show at 646-257-3920! Sam and Emma also talk to Astra Taylor, co-founder of the Debt Collective, about what’s next in the fight to maintain student debt forgiveness as the Supreme Court gears up to rule on President’s Biden’s plan. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the Supreme […]
Sam and Emma host Peter Shamshiri, or Law Boy on Twitter, co-host of the 5-4 Podcast, to discuss some of the recent big decisions coming out of the Supreme Court, and what’s still left on the docket. Sam and Emma start off by taking another look at some of the reactions to the big Trump indictment prior to […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam hosts Ian Millhiser, senior correspondent at Vox, to discuss the upcoming cases that will be before the Supreme Court this term. Sam starts off by touching on the recent revelations surrounding Tucker Carlson’s text messages disclosed from the Dominion lawsuit, and how he still isn’t buying that these are the reasons Fox ultimately let […]
Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. They begin by discussing the oral arguments before the Supreme Court today, focusing on Biden’s student debt cancellation plan. This includes Iowa’s attorney general, Brenna Bird, insinuating to Maria Bartiromo that Biden’s plan was designed to buy votes before the 2020 election, and Bernie […]
Sam and Emma host Astra Taylor, co-founder of the Debt Collective and author of the recent book Remake the World: Essays, Reflections, Rebellions, to discuss the recent updates on President Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan. Then they are joined by Sarah Moran, the U.S. Country Director for GiveDirectly to discuss their work on guaranteed income […]
Sam hosts Mark Joseph Stern, senior writer at Slate, to discuss the recent opening arguments that have come in front of the Supreme Court. First, Sam runs through updates on the Democratic victory in Arizona bringing Kari Lake down, the GOP creeping even closer to a House majority, Biden’s attempt to renew the student debt repayments, and Iran detaining minors […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Alex Pareene, Contributing Editor at the New Republic and proprietor of the AP newsletter on Substack, to sum up what’s happened since Tuesday night’s midterm elections. First, Emma and Sam run through updates on Elon’s Twitter, inflation beginning to ease, AOC’s call for Jay Jacobs to resign, and the lingering midterm races, before diving […]
Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day as we get into the final weeks before the 2022 Midterm elections. They begin by running through updates on the Oklahoma City governor’s race, the Fed’s labor crunch and subsequent recession, and student loan relief, before talking protest, discourse, and soup in relation to great […]
Emma is joined by David Dayen, executive editor at the American Prospect to discuss 2 of his recent pieces: “The Political Impacts of Rising Gas Prices”. Emma begins by diving into updates on the Russian escalation as they strike civilian infrastructure in response to the bombing of the Crimea bridge, another lawsuit over Biden’s student loan relief, and the recent Tim […]
Emma hosts Destin Jenkins, assistant professor of history at Stanford University, to discuss his recent book The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and the Making of the American City. Emma starts off by re-capping the troubling election results out of Italy showing that Giorgia Meloni and Italy’s far-right parties have most likely held enough seats to form a coalition, […]