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The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow. "The Time is Now."
 
The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow. "The Time is Now."
 
Keeping democracy alive Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics that both inhibit democracy and reinvigorate it. looking into issues from: domestic economic issues to foreign, labor, trade, and education policy, NSA spying, the drug war, prison, police, and judicial issues, electoral and protest politics, middle east realities, right and left wing populism, environmental and energy issues, the wealth ...
 
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Interview and commentary show on left electoral politics, strategy and important (and fun!) conversations with amazing Democratic candidates and journalists hosted by Mary Angela. Guests include thinkers like Matt Bruenig, Matt Stoller, Michelle Diggles, Laura Belin, Alex Lawson, Corey Pein, Jonathan Smucker, Gaius Publius, Sam Sacks, Murder Bryan, Nomiki Konst, Rich Jensen, Dr. Jim Zogby, Dr Djene Bajalan, Brandon Sutton, Nandini Balial, Ben Dixon, Mike Elk, Elizabeth Bruenig, Bill Corbett ...
 
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Keri Leigh Merritt works as a historian and writer in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her B.A. from Emory University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. Her first book, Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South (Cambridge University Press, 2017), won both the Bennett Wall Award from the Southern Historical ...…
 
Gleefully ferreting out deception and laughing at it. An overall spirit of irreverence arising out of the rigid white-bread conformity of the 1950s, Mad Magazine has published its last all-new edition. Today we talk with national affairs correspondent for The The post The Brave Freedom of Satire: Mad Magazine’s Crucial Legacy appeared first on ...…
 
President Reagan’s former solicitor general and Harvard law professor Charles Fried calls it a “Day of Sorrow for American Democracy:” the day the US Supreme Court issued its 5 to 4 decision abandoning protection of one person one vote. In The post Supreme Court Whittles Away Democracy appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
I sat down with author, Kimberley Johnson (author of "Peyton's Choice" and "Virgin Diaries", Huffington Post and more). Kimberley is also the Director of Media and Public Relations spokesperson for the national advocacy group "We Are Woman".We had a fantastic conversation regarding her piece, "Women And Women of Color Will Decide 2020 -- Not Ne ...…
 
Keri Leigh Merritt works as a historian and writer in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her B.A. from Emory University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. Her first book, Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South (Cambridge University Press, 2017), won both the Bennett Wall Award from the Southern Historical ...…
 
Danny Sjursen is a former US Army strategist and former history instructor at West Point. He served tours with reconnaissance units in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has written a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge.
 
Danny Sjursen is a former US Army strategist and former history instructor at West Point. He served tours with reconnaissance units in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has written a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge.
 
Editor, The Grayzone Project & Author of “The Management of Savagery” at VersoBooks, available now
 
Editor, The Grayzone Project & Author of “The Management of Savagery” at VersoBooks, available now
 
Of course Iran shot down a US spy drone. Any country would do the same. And Trump’s intention for greater tension is achieved. On this segment, legal scholar Marjorie Cohn argues that Iran had a legal right to shoot down The post Reactions from Iran and Honduras: What Do You Expect? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Matthew Dimitri joins me for a fun conversation regarding Jimmy Dore, misinformation, how Dore and others have garnered a large audience exploiting emotions, Jimmy's constant anger over Hillary Clinton and the DNC, the importance of good information, SCOTUS and much more. Check out Mathew's Youtube channel, he keep receipts! https://www.youtube ...…
 
Alex Lawson is the Executive Director of Social Security Works
 
Alex Lawson is the Executive Director of Social Security Works
 
Rep. Ro Khanna is an American academic, lawyer, and politician serving as the U.S. Representative from California's 17th congressional district, since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he defeated eight-term incumbent Democratic Representative Mike Honda in the general election on November 8, 2016, after first running for the same seat in ...…
 
Rep. Ro Khanna is an American academic, lawyer, and politician serving as the U.S. Representative from California's 17th congressional district, since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he defeated eight-term incumbent Democratic Representative Mike Honda in the general election on November 8, 2016, after first running for the same seat in ...…
 
Professor Kelton has worked in both academia and politics. She served as chief economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee (Democratic staff) in 2015 and as a senior economic adviser to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns. She currently works as a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Stony Brook University, and she hol ...…
 
Professor Kelton has worked in both academia and politics. She served as chief economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee (Democratic staff) in 2015 and as a senior economic adviser to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns. She currently works as a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Stony Brook University, and she hol ...…
 
We’ve all seen it in recent years: the leadership of the DNC and the DCCC dictating policy and acceptable “centrist” positions for their chosen candidates. And how well has that worked out? Toward correcting that hierarchy’s grip on the party The post Making The Democratic Party Democratic appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
With much of state and federal government in their pockets, the interface between the tech trusts and the infrastructure enables concentration and nearly unimaginable control by the tech giants. As a result they are able to over-charge customers between $40 The post 21st Century Tech Trusts: 1984 on Steroids appeared first on Keeping Democracy ...…
 
Eric Levitz is a Political Correspondent for New York Magazine's Intelligencer Gelila Sebhatu is a passionate activist who fights for equality. She is also a grassroots organizer for local VA candidates who support progressive causes.
 
Eric Levitz is a Political Correspondent for New York Magazine's Intelligencer Gelila Sebhatu is a passionate activist who fights for equality. She is also a grassroots organizer for local VA candidates who support progressive causes.
 
Jay O’Neal is a middle school teacher in Charleston, WV. A member of the West Virginia Education Association and a founder of the WV United caucus, Jay created the “West Virginia Public Employees UNITED” Facebook group which served as the catalyst and organizing hub for the West Virginia teachers’ and service personnel strike of 2018. Leila Con ...…
 
Jay O’Neal is a middle school teacher in Charleston, WV. A member of the West Virginia Education Association and a founder of the WV United caucus, Jay created the “West Virginia Public Employees UNITED” Facebook group which served as the catalyst and organizing hub for the West Virginia teachers’ and service personnel strike of 2018. Leila Con ...…
 
Melissa Troutman is a journalist, writer and vocal artist. She began investigating shale gas extraction in 2010 as a newspaper reporter in her hometown of Coudersport, Pennsylvania before co-founding the investigative news nonprofit Public Herald, where she now serves as Executive Director. Lori Wallach is the director of Public Citizen’s Globa ...…
 
Melissa Troutman is a journalist, writer and vocal artist. She began investigating shale gas extraction in 2010 as a newspaper reporter in her hometown of Coudersport, Pennsylvania before co-founding the investigative news nonprofit Public Herald, where she now serves as Executive Director. Lori Wallach is the director of Public Citizen’s Globa ...…
 
(Please note: this is a corrected audio version) The force behind Trump, the real power in the Republican led senate is Mitch McConnell, who calls himself the grim reaper for killing good bills. Our guest in this discussion, Michael Winship, The post Nixon Could Have Used a Mitch McConnell appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
David Weigel is a national political correspondent covering Congress and grass-roots political movements. He is the author of "The Show That Never Ends," a history of progressive rock music.
 
David Weigel is a national political correspondent covering Congress and grass-roots political movements. He is the author of "The Show That Never Ends," a history of progressive rock music.
 
Professor Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and ...…
 
Professor Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and ...…
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joins The Zero Hour just moments after delivering a rousing defense of democratic socialism and the need to establish an economic bill of rights. Chile-based MintPress News Journalist Whitney Webb joins to expose the Orwellian "Truth Project" for what it really is - an attempt to silence journalists who report outside ...…
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joins The Zero Hour just moments after delivering a rousing defense of democratic socialism and the need to establish an economic bill of rights. Chile-based MintPress News Journalist Whitney Webb joins to expose the Orwellian "Truth Project" for what it really is - an attempt to silence journalists who report outside ...…
 
Well into the 21st century, everything has changed except our way of thinking, which remains rooted in 19th century values which unnecessarily hold us back. Millions of people hate their jobs and are relegated to living as passive consumers when The post An Optimistic/Realistic 21st Century Vision appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
I had the honor of sitting down with Sr. Editor and Staff writer for Common Dreams, Eoin Higgins. We discuss his piece, "Warren and Jayapal Launch Probe into 'Rapid, Cynical, and Unethical' Profiteering Off Trump Child Detention Policy by Former Top Aide John Kelly" (https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/06/06/warren-and-jayapal-launch-probe-r ...…
 
Many Iranians are more west-friendly than others in the Middle East, yet we demonize them the most. Retired US Army Major Danny Sjursen has the inside scoop on American military policy toward Iran and here talks about those realities: The The post Why Is Trump Provoking Iran? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
NATHAN J. ROBINSON is a leading voice of millennial left politics. He is the editor of Current Affairs, a print magazine of political and cultural analysis. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The New Republic, The Nation, and elsewhere. A graduate of Yale Law School, he is a PhD student in Sociology ...…
 
NATHAN J. ROBINSON is a leading voice of millennial left politics. He is the editor of Current Affairs, a print magazine of political and cultural analysis. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The New Republic, The Nation, and elsewhere. A graduate of Yale Law School, he is a PhD student in Sociology ...…
 
Steve Kofahl served 42 years as a Social Security Administration field office Claims Representative, retiring in September 2015. He has been active with his union, the American Federation of Government Employees, for 37 years and continuing. He is an AFGE District Retiree Coordinator, serves on the Alliance for Retired Americans National Execut ...…
 
Steve Kofahl served 42 years as a Social Security Administration field office Claims Representative, retiring in September 2015. He has been active with his union, the American Federation of Government Employees, for 37 years and continuing. He is an AFGE District Retiree Coordinator, serves on the Alliance for Retired Americans National Execut ...…
 
I was honored to sit down with Ryan Grim of The Intercept (previously, Huffington Post) to discuss his new book, "We've Got People -- From James Jackson to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement"We also discuss the DCCC, moderates in congress like, Josh Gottheimer, the Democratic Party and more!…
 
What do the new anti-choice laws and the old Fugitive Slave Laws have in common? They both strengthen the power of the state and white male rule over people deemed less-than. In the 1850s, northerners who thought slavery was not The post New Anti-Abortion and Old Fugitive Slave Laws appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Thom Hartmann is the four-time Project Censored Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of 25 books currently in print in over a dozen languages on five continents. Hartmann is also an internationally known speaker on culture and communications, an author, and an innovator in the fields of psychiatry, ecology, and economics. His lates ...…
 
Thom Hartmann is the four-time Project Censored Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of 25 books currently in print in over a dozen languages on five continents. Hartmann is also an internationally known speaker on culture and communications, an author, and an innovator in the fields of psychiatry, ecology, and economics. His lates ...…
 
Helaine Olen is a contributor to Post Opinions and the author of "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" and co-author of "The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated." Her work has appeared in Slate, the Nation, the New York Times, the Atlantic and many other publications. She serves on ...…
 
Helaine Olen is a contributor to Post Opinions and the author of "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" and co-author of "The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated." Her work has appeared in Slate, the Nation, the New York Times, the Atlantic and many other publications. She serves on ...…
 
Ryan Grim is The Intercept’s D.C. Bureau Chief. He is the author of “We've Got People: From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement” from Strong Arm Press. Ask your local bookstore about it or check it out on Amazon. Ryan was previously the Washington bureau chief for HuffPost, where he led a team that was twice a ...…
 
Ryan Grim is The Intercept’s D.C. Bureau Chief. He is the author of “We've Got People: From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement” from Strong Arm Press. Ask your local bookstore about it or check it out on Amazon. Ryan was previously the Washington bureau chief for HuffPost, where he led a team that was twice a ...…
 
Part 2 of my fabulous conversation with one of the best experts on right-wing extremism, David Neiwert! David is the author of several books, including, "Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump". He is a staff writer for Daily Kos, a contributor to Southern Poverty Law Center and his work can be found in many media outlet ...…
 
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