Transphobia

It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam catches up on some of the biggest stories of the day, as well as some he missed while he was out. First, he runs through updates on the launching of the Fox-Dominion trial, the Mifepristone ban, the GOP’s support for Dianne Feinstein, the WGA overwhelmingly authorizing a strike, the White House’s […]
It’s a very special Casual Friday! Emma hosts Twitch streamer extraordinaire Hasan Piker to round up a crazy week in news.Then, Emma is joined by Francesca Fiorentini, host of The Bitchuation Room podcast! First, Emma runs through updates on Clarence Thomas’ corruption, Israel’s military escalation, the continued flood of anti-trans legislation in the US, Biden’s response to the abortion pill ruling, Ron […]
Sam and Emma host Jeff Sharlet, professor of English at Dartmouth College, to discuss his recent book The Undertow: Scenes From a Slow Civil War. First, Emma and Sam run through updates on the Manhattan Grand Jury returning to their Trump deliberations, the LA school strike, the Supreme Court declining to address Kansas’ severe racial gerrymandering, UAW’s election […]
It’s Casual Friday! Emma speaks with Alex Pareene, Contributing Editor at the New Republic and proprietor of the AP newsletter on Substack, to round up the week in news. Then Emma is joined by political commentator Olayemi Olurin! First, Emma runs through updates on the 1st anniversary of Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine, the US’ Ukraine policy, the […]
It’s Casual Friday! Emma hosts Ryan Grim, DC Bureau Chief at The Intercept, to discuss the Intercept’s coverage of the White House pressuring Sen. Bernie Sanders to not introduce a war powers resolution on the conflict in Yemen. Then, Emma’s joined by Lance of The Serfs TV to discuss their recent publication of old Matt Walsh clips, as well as the “Twitter Files.” And, Emma is joined […]
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 and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. First, Sam and Emma dive into local responses to the Arizona voting issues, with two counties not named Maricopa refusing to certify results because of what happened in Maricopa, and the massive statement issued by Ehsan Hajsafi, captain of the Iranian soccer team, in the […]
Sam and Emma host writer Raina Lipsitz to discuss her recent book The Rise of a New Left: How Young Radicals Are Shaping the Future of American Politics. First, Emma and Sam run through updates on the tragic terrorist attack in Colorado Springs, ongoing rail union bargaining, Kari Lake’s voter disenfranchisement claims, Russian-forced blackouts across Ukraine, and Mike Pence […]
Sam is back, and he and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. Then they are joined by Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President at the Quincy Institute, to discuss the recent widespread demonstrations in Iran. First, Emma and Sam walk through updates on the upcoming Fed-induced recession, the Secret Service’s secret dealings in the wake of January […]
Sam and Emma host writer Shon Faye to discuss her recent book The Transgender Issue: Trans Justice Is Justice For All. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District to discuss President Biden’s recent student loan debt forgiveness plan, as well as many of the other crazy goings-on on Capitol Hill. Emma and Sam first […]