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Weekly radio show from the Democratic Socialists of America in NYC, recorded live at WBAI 99.5 in Brooklyn NY, Wednesday @ 9pm EST. Listen and call-in! Our vision for a democratic socialist future, from the minds and hearts of activists fighting every day in NYC. Hear the latest news, analysis, and organizing experience from our members and partners, and how to be a part of a revolutionary political moment. Join the movement at socialists.nyc and get our newsletter at http://bit.ly/rpm-newsl ...
 
Join the newsletter at buildingthedream.substack.com! In 2016, we attempted a political revolution. It didn't work, but we managed to recruit Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, beat the third most powerful Democrat, and introduce the Green New Deal. So now what do we do to build an America where everyone thrives?
 
The Underculture is your premiere source for exclusive audio leaks from some of the most influential, provocative, and divisive political and cultural figures from the present day and history, including Bernie Sanders, Elon Musk, Ayn Rand, Shaquille O'Neal, Sebastian Gorka, Orson Welles, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and more. And yes, it's 100% satire. Performed by James Adomian and friends, and produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network, The Underculture is a surreal vision of our surreal tim ...
 
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Reaching America ON DEMAND™ is a grassroots podcast that deal with social issues affecting the African American community. Some of the issues are Criminal Justice Reform - Ideas and solutions to make a more fair and just criminal justice system. Energy - Addressing Energy Poverty Policies that harm minorities and drive income inequality. Occupational Licensing/Job Creation - Working to remove outdated and antiquated barriers to opportunities for those wanting to contribute to our economy. Fr ...
 
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First, Dana talks with Admiral Brett Giroir about how Thanksgiving travel will affect the rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the United States. Then, Dana presses Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri on the 2020 election when he says that it's "likely" that President-elect Biden will be sworn in this January, but refuses to call him …
 
Like everyone in the United States, John Legend has spent much of the past year in lockdown. He has been recording new music (via Zoom), performing on Instagram, and promoting his upcoming album. Though many artists have delayed releasing records until they can schedule concert dates—increasingly the most reliable revenue in the music industry—Lege…
 
The winter holiday season of 2020 begins this week, bringing with it opportunities for challenging and fruitful conversations about the hot topics of religion and politics. On this week’s show, we speak with members of NYC-DSA’s Religion and Socialism Working Group on how faith and spirituality blend with our socialist organizing efforts. We also h…
 
Sanaë Lemoine’s début novel, “The Margot Affair,” is about a seventeen-year-old high-school student whose father, a high-ranking official, does not acknowledge her or her mother publicly. In telling Margot’s story, Lemoine drew upon her own complex family history: when she was twenty-one, she discovered that her father had a secret second family. I…
 
This month, Georgia flipped: its voters picked a Democrat for President for the first time since Bill Clinton’s first-term election. To a significant degree, Charles Bethea says, this was owing to political organizing among Black voters; after all, Donald Trump still received approximately seventy per cent of the white vote. Bethea tells David Remn…
 
First, Jake speaks with Operation Warp Speed Chief Scientific Adviser Dr. Moncef Slaoui about the plan to distribute the coronavirus vaccine and when most Americans can expect to be vaccinated. Then, Jake asks Biden Transition Senior Adviser Jen Psaki about when Biden plans to announce his Cabinet. Next, Jake presses Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan why m…
 
This month, Georgia flipped: its voters picked a Democrat for President for the first time since Bill Clinton’s first-term election. To a significant degree, Charles Bethea says, this was owing to political organizing among Black voters; after all, Donald Trump still received approximately seventy per cent of the white vote. Bethea tells David Remn…
 
This week we spoke to Y-Vonne Hutchinson, the CEO of ReadySet, a consulting firm that works with companies to create more inclusive and equitable work environments. We discussed what a Biden administration means for DEI practitioners, how companies are now focusing more on structural change to systemic issues of racism, sexism and other forms of di…
 
In the weeks since Election Day, Donald Trump has refused to concede defeat, fired his Secretary of Defense, ordered his Attorney General to investigate specious claims of voter fraud, and stoked conspiracy theories that the election was somehow fraudulent. Are his actions the flailing response of a sore loser or an attempt at an authoritarian powe…
 
If you think the election of Joe Biden means the defeat of fascism, think again. The twenty-first century American fascist beast feeds off the monstrous rot of neoliberalism. DSA member and union organizer Brendan O’Connor joins RPM to discuss his new book, Blood Red Lines: How Nativism Fuels the Right. We also hear directly from organizers who exp…
 
Between the two of them, Jerry Seinfeld and Steve Martin have nearly a century of experience in the delicate art of telling jokes. In a conversation with Susan Morrison during the 2020 New Yorker Festival, they discussed their long careers, learning how to adjust to new cultural forces, and the process of aging. Plus, Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax perfor…
 
The President’s fantastical allegations about “illegal ballots” are being indulged by quite a number of prominent Republicans in Washington, who have declined to acknowledge Joe Biden as President-elect. If Republicans in some key state legislatures go further and appoint electors who disregard their states’ popular votes, the electoral chaos would…
 
First, in an exclusive interview, Jake talks to NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci about what the news of a potential vaccine means for Americans and if the alarming spread of coronavirus could force parts of the country to go back into lockdown. Next, Jake presses Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on how he’ll push President-elect Biden in a more liberal …
 
The President’s fantastical allegations about “illegal ballots” are being indulged by quite a number of prominent Republicans in Washington, who have declined to acknowledge Joe Biden as President-elect. If Republicans in some key state legislatures go further and appoint electors who disregard their states’ popular votes, the electoral chaos would…
 
This week, the United States set new records for COVID-19 cases. Despite the rising numbers, the Trump Administration continues to downplay the severity of the pandemic. While Donald Trump refuses to concede the 2020 election, President-elect Joe Biden has assembled a task force to help his Administration take immediate action to combat the coronav…
 
On Saturday, major news networks called the Presidential election for Joe Biden after it became clear he had won the State of Pennsylvania. New Yorkers took to the streets to celebrate the defeat of President Donald Trump as much as to celebrate Biden’s victory. On tonight’s show, we’ll talk with NYC-DSA co-chair Chi Anunwa about Saturday's march a…
 
In the nineteen-thirties, authoritarian regimes were on the rise around the world—as they are again today—and democratic governments that came into existence after the First World War were toppling. “American democracy, too, staggered,” Jill Lepore wrote in The New Yorker, “weakened by corruption, monopoly, apathy, inequality, political violence, h…
 
Donald Trump launched his Presidential campaign on the issue of immigration, and after his Inauguration, arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement increased sharply. David Remnick talks with the staff writer Jonathan Blitzer, who has been covering Trump’s immigration policy all along. “The Trump Administration got smarter over the last four ye…
 
First, Jake discusses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' historic win with senior Biden campaign adviser Symone Sanders. Then, Jake asks House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn about his role in Joe Biden's victory. Next, Jake presses Utah Sen. Mitt Romney on if it's time for President Trump to concede. Then, Jake breaks down Democrats' dramatic gains in …
 
No matter the vote count, legal challenges and resistance in Washington continue to make this election historically fraught. David Remnick speaks about the state of the race with some of The New Yorker’s political thinkers: Evan Osnos on Biden’s candidacy, Jeannie Suk Gersen on how the Supreme Court may respond, Susan Glasser on Mitch McConnell’s h…
 
In the weeks before Election Day, Joe Biden was polling strongly in Florida and Texas, and Donald Trump’s approval rating was foundering as the pandemic grew steadily worse. But the President did well in traditionally red states, and, as the votes were counted, excited talk of a “Blue Wave” was replaced by speculation about whether a “Blue Wall” in…
 
Welcome to the Void. As Americans hit the streets to demand the vote be counted, Michael Carter and I will be discussing what looks to be a close electoral college victory for Joe Biden as Trump falsely claims to have won the election and attempts to stop the count. Later we’ll dive into DSA’s successes at the ballot box across the country and what…
 
Hunter Walker is the White House Correspondent for Yahoo News, the largest news website in the world. But Hunter has also been in a unique position as a journalist for this moment. For whatever reason, Donald Trump has been calling him up for the last decade to pitch him stories. So for better or worse, he has followed Donald Trump as a journalist …
 
Donald Trump has changed the ideological cast of our entire federal court system, appointing the most appellate-court judges in a single term since Jimmie Carter, as well as three conservative Justices to the Supreme Court. Jeannie Suk Gersen, a contributing writer and a professor at Harvard Law School, unpacks the complicated question of court-pac…
 
First, Jake talks to senior Biden campaign adviser Anita Dunn about Biden's potential paths to victory on Election Day. Next, Jake asks Florida Sen. Rick Scott which way he thinks his state will vote. Then, Jake presses "blue wall" Governors Gretchen Whitmer, Tom Wolf and Tony Evers on if Biden can flip their states blue again. Next, CNN Political …
 
Mark Cuban is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and the main host of ABC's Shark Tank. He's been open that he considered running for President as an Independent in 2020. Today, we talked with him about what the he feels are the biggest problems facing America and what a President Cuban would do about them. Get on the email list to get more content …
 
The Presidency of Donald Trump has been unlike any other in America’s history. While many of his core promises remain unfulfilled, he managed to reshape our politics in just four years. On the cusp of the 2020 election, David Remnick assesses the Trump Administration’s impact on immigration policy, the climate, white identity politics, and the judi…
 
Despite the coronavirus pandemic and numerous voter-suppression efforts, some seventy million ballots have already been cast this fall. As Election Day nears, Dorothy Wickenden is joined by New Yorker writers to talk about three states where the vote is particularly contentious. Peter Slevin discusses Wisconsin, where the Democrats have learned fro…
 
On the two year anniversary of the deadly attack by a white nationalist on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and the eve of the 2020 election, we’re joined by antifascist organizer and very special guest (you know her better as a host and comrade here on RPM) Amy Wilson to discuss the various organizing strategies and mobilization efforts in…
 
It feels like a lifetime since the coronavirus pandemic transformed Americans’ daily lives, seven months ago, and fatigue is setting in even as the disease ravages new regions. The staff writer Jennifer Gonnerman talked with one of the people who has a unique perspective on those terrifying first weeks when the world seemed to be ending. Terence La…
 
Nicholas Lemann’s “The Republican Identity Crisis After Trump” explores what will happen to the movement Donald Trump created among Republicans. In his 2016 campaign, he ran as a populist insurgent against Wall Street, “élites,” and the Republican Party itself—mobilizing voters against their traditional leadership. But, in office, he has governed l…
 
First, Jake presses White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on the latest outbreak of the coronavirus in the Vice President's inner circle and surging virus counts across the country. Then, Jake asks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi about the latest in the deadlocked stimulus negotiations in Congress and her plans to run for Speaker again in 2021.…
 
Lawrence Douglas is the James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College. In his new book, "Will He Go?: Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020," he goes into detail on all the possible scenarios in front of us if Trump loses the election but refuses to concede. In this episode, we drill down on a few…
 
Nicholas Lemann’s “The Republican Identity Crisis After Trump” explores what will happen to the movement Donald Trump created among Republicans. In his 2016 campaign, he ran as a populist insurgent against Wall Street, “élites,” and the Republican Party itself—mobilizing voters against their traditional leadership. But, in office, he has governed l…
 
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson created “Broad City” in the early days of the Obama Administration, and their portrait of young, progressive slackers in New York City struck a nerve with millennial and Gen Z viewers. With the election of Donald Trump, Glazer turned her focus to politics. In her Web series “Cheat Sheet for the Voting Booth,” she inte…
 
Jeff Stein is the White House economics reporter for the Washington Post. Over the past several months, he's been the go-to source for information on what the government is doing to provide relief to millions of unemployed Americans and bankrupt businesses. Today, we chat with him about the state of the current relief bill being worked out between …
 
When climate collapse strikes home, we’re all we’ve got. On today’s show, we’re learning about two separate but interconnected climate struggles. After getting slammed by two hurricanes just several weeks apart, residents of SW Louisiana have been left to take care of each other and their communities. We'll talk with Megan Romer of SW Louisiana DSA…
 
Elvis Costello’s thirty-first studio album, “Hey Clockface,” will be released this month. Recorded largely before the pandemic, it features an unusual combination of winds, cello, piano, and drums. David Remnick talks with Costello about the influence of his father’s career in jazz and about what it’s like to look back on his own early years. They …
 
Today, we have a very special episode for you as we dive deep into the life of our very own Corbin Trent (whose first name actually IS Brian)! Zack, Saikat and Corbin met each other on the Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential campaign when Corbin was organizing Tennessee for Bernie with nothing more than his car and willpower. From that, he went on to …
 
At the 2020 New Yorker Festival, this month, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Elizabeth Warren joined Andrew Marantz to talk about the Presidential race and how Joe Biden should lead if he wins the election. Biden often speaks about bipartisanship as a cherished value that he would restore to Washington, but Ocasio-Cortez is dubi…
 
First, Jake presses senior Trump campaign adviser Lara Trump on President Trump's rallies amid the coronavirus pandemic and the 2020 presidential election. Next, Jake talks with Delaware Sen. Chris Coons about the Biden campaign and confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Then, Jake asks Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker about rising coronavir…
 
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