Best Progressive Politics podcasts we could find (Updated December 2018)
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Truthdig Podcast - Interviews and spoken articles from a Web magazine providing expert in-depth coverage of current affairs as well as a variety of thoughtful, provocative content assembled from a progressive point of view.
 
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Deep House Cat
Weekly
 
Founded and established by dj philE in 2007 the DHCat is the source for trendsetting and opinionleading deep house djs with a huge fanbase from all over the world. DHCat is a free house music podcast/radio show, presenting numerous genres ranging from nu disco, deep, soulful and funky house to tech house, while focussing on new releases and promos.Since 2012 Alex B. Groove from Germany is the executive producer and creator of the Deep House Cat Show. The Deep House Cat Show produces exclusiv ...
 
We are always looking for ways to amplify supporters' voices, hear your reflections on the big news stories of the moment, and connect our readers with our newsroom. We hope that this monthly podcast will enable us to do just this – providing a platform for journalists, Guardian supporters and industry experts to come together to discuss the issues that matter most. You can submit topic suggestions and questions to our team via email at weneedtotalkabout@theguardian.com. Do please leave us y ...
 
Join students in college classrooms to hear lectures on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
 
Freak Out and Carry On, WBUR's politics and history podcast, addresses the urgent issues of our time through the lens of history. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Ron Suskind and noted Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson, the podcast examines the national political landscape and dives into the historical context. New episodes available every Thursday.
 
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Liberal Fix
Monthly
 
A recap of the week in Progressive or Liberal Politics. News, Commentary and Analysis. Hosted by sociologist Keith Brekhus from Montana and the show's Producer Naomi Minogue from California.Every Friday, Liberal Fix hosts and guests tackle tough issues with a perspective that comes from outside the beltway.Join the Liberal Fix community, a like-minded group of individuals dedicated to promoting progressive ideals and progressive activists making a difference.
 
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Here Be Monsters
Weekly+
 
Collection of radio productions > Here Be Monsters radio / The Sunday Show - Progressive political roundtable talk Outlaw Metaphysica - all manner of Spiritual / paranormal
 
GARY GATEHOUSE RADIO SHOW FROM SOUTH TEXAS USA- Politics-music-you name it -Anything goes -have a listen
 
Using his 30+ years of investigative experience, Doug Hagmann takes on the Deep State and those who facilitate the Progressive, Socialist Communist and Islamist agenda in a factual, take-no-prisoners approach. Hagmann has worked as an informational and operational asset for the FBI, the United States Department of Justice, the Pennsylvania and New York State Police and has handled thousands of civil and criminal cases ranging from fraud to homicide. This show exposes the larger agenda and ob ...
 
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Commoners Podcast
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The transatlantic politics plus podcast bringing you news, discussion, and opinion, from the crossroads of politics, science, religion and philosophy. Join Jon and Adam, an atheist American and a Calvinist Scot, as they come to terms with a year that did not go as planned and plot a course to help them weather the next.
 
Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you.
 
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The Wheelhouse
Weekly
 
Connecticut's best journalists come out of the political trenches every Wednesday to join us on WNPR's weekly news roundtable The Wheelhouse.
 
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Quick Hitts
Rare
 
The only podcast that helps you get Smartenized. Brief, succinct podcasts that provide a humorous look at news, culture, science, politics, and the world around us told from a somewhat disgusted, slightly amused point of view.
 
Political talk without the boring parts—featuring the writers, activists and artists who shape the week in news. Hosted by Jon Wiener and presented by The Nation Magazine.
 
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The Young Turks
Daily
 
The Young Turks is Home of The Progressives. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian and a host of progressive voices deliver the news and provocative commentary. Whether you are seeking a breakdown of current events, politics and the mainstream media or just a quick laugh, the Daily TYT Audio Podcast will always keep you informed and entertained. Catch the live show Monday through Friday, on www.tyt.com.
 
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The Record
Weekly+
 
A diversity of voices on the pulse of the Puget Sound.
 
Talk from the left, that's right.
 
News & political commentary airing live Monday and Thursday 11am - 2pm eastern!
 
In-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters — political, economic, social, and cultural — important to progressive and radical thinking and activism. Against the Grain is co-produced and co-hosted by Sasha Lilley and C.S. Soong.
 
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Politics Done Right
Weekly+
 
Political activist, blogger, software developer, and author of the book As I See It: Class Warfare The Only Resort To Right Wing Doom (http://amzn.to/dt72c7).
 
Independent Media | Campaigning Journalism
 
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BostonRed
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Boston and national political coverage by Bostonred "The Real Deal"
 
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MOMocrats
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MOMocrats.com was launched in September 2007 as a national collaborative blog for progressive mom bloggers to write about politics from a mom's perspective.
 
Here we talk about pressing Political and Cultural issues: The News, The Lies, The Left, and The Facts. Enjoy our short podcasts!
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
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Politihoot
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Progressive political discussion spiced with comedy and satire - special guests each week on Trump's psychology, issues, inane actions, tweets, etc. Musical parodies and skits, to boot! Call in and relieve yourself of the pressures of living in this interesting time.
 
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Politics Done Right
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This is the progressive program that will take the mystery out of politics. This is the program that will encourage you to make sure government becomes we the people. Whether you are Liberal, Conservative or otherwise you get to air your point of view.
 
Podcast by New Activists on the Block
 
Ground Game Los Angeles is a team of organizers who focus on finding hyper local solutions to local issues.
 
The best news, pop culture analysis and comedy political talk anywhere! The Tim Black At Night Show.
 
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Classicist
Monthly
 
The Classicist is the weekly podcast of Victor Davis Hanson, scholar, writer, farmer.
 
Harper’s Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays, and such celebrated features as the iconic Harper’s Index. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper’s provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture. The essays, fiction, and reporting in the magazine’s pages come from promising new voices, as well as ...
 
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
● TruthWorks Network Radio ● The BLACK VOICE Collaborative●●▬▬ Truth Must Be Spoken Until Justice is Done●▬▬ "TRUTH - the Great Equalizer" Malcolm X ●▬▬ TRUTH always the constant, INFORMATION FOREVER the VARIABLE●▬▬ Talk programming providing a diversity of progressive perspectives on world and national political, economic and social issues, ideas and news●▬▬ TruthWorks Network presents LIVE and Call-In (914) 338-1610 ●▬▬ Powerful audio documentary features, INTERVIEWS, Conferences and lectu ...
 
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State Week
Weekly
 
An analysis of the week in Illinois politics and government from the NPR Illinois Statehouse bureau.
 
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Spiritual Charlotte
Monthly+
 
Spiritual Charlotte’s Kendall Heath & Debbie Chisholm muse about all things spiritual and healing in & around Charlotte, NC and waaaay beyond! *Fill out the guest request form on our website to be considered for the show.
 
Join seven time Emmy Award winning host Jim Williams as he talks politics with some of the biggest stars in Washington, Hollywood and the world.
 
The Meaningful Business Podcast is the place for conversations filled with fierce love about the stuff that matters – our work, our lives, and how we can create businesses that are meaningful, genuinely empowering and nudging the needle of change towards kindness. It’s a place for service-based businesses (Life Coaches, Healers, Consultants, and Holistic folk) to learn how to build their businesses in a way that’s ethical, soulful & filled to the brim with integrity, heart and good humor. It ...
 
Connecticut's Public Media Source for News and Ideas
 
Welcome to Absurdly Clever! The clever, groovy, progressive, podcast where amazing things happen. We kick it about everything from hip-hop (and other music), politics, entertainment, video games, to movies and good eats. There is absolutely no skinny-jeans, f*&k boys, or sucka sh*t allowed. We promise.
 
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The Alan Cox Show
Weekly+
 
The Alan Cox Show 24/7 is a twisted talk show in Cleveland, mixing news, pop culture, interviews and general nonsense hosted by Alan Cox w/ co-hosts Bill Squire, Erika Lauren, and fan favorite Poundcake.
 
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Southpaw
Weekly+
 
We look at crap underneath the crap of Internet culture, combat sports, pro-wrestling, anime, and politics (our stance is in the name). They live, we sleep, love naps, stay woke.
 
Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
 
The English Language Broadcast of Radio Exterior de España has been on the air since 1944. Our daily broadcasts seek to inform listeners about goings-on in Spain, as well as offer a Spanish perspective on world events. News, sports and weather, presented live, are followed on weekdays by a variety of different programs on subjects ranging from art and culture to history, politics, and the latest trends. These programs can be heard again at the weekend.
 
The African Tech Roundup podcast delivers digital, tech and innovation highlights from across the African continent. The show is produced by broadcaster and entrepreneur, Andile Masuku (www.andilemasuku.com), and co-hosted by marketing maven turned investor and startup founder, Musa Kalenga (www.kalenga.me).
 
POLITICO's top reporters dive into the political landscape, the latest numbers that matter, and detail what's really happening behind closed doors. They're people who spend Friday nights poring over poll numbers or the latest Federal Election Commission reports — so if you want to understand how the modern politics game is played, this is the podcast for you. New episodes every Friday, hosted by Scott Bland.
 
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Roughly Speaking
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Podcast about life in Baltimore, Maryland, and the USA — politics, culture, business, science and health, a little sports and a few good recipes — hosted by Sun columnist Dan Rodricks.
 
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The Sunrise Movement burst into the national consciousness after staging a successful action at Nancy Pelosi's office in Washington, DC that caught the attention of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. That same day she announced her platform for a Green New Deal and called for the creation of a select committee to develop the legislation. Since then hund ...…
 
The past week's political events that help shape American politics. Políticos de la sem Hiroshimaana pasada que ayudan a conformar el cuerpo político estadounidense. Democracy Dies in Darkness Washington Post Stetson Kennedy Foundation http://www.stetsonkennedy.com
 
9:00 Mystery Mueller hearing sends reporters scrambling 9:04 Mueller spanks Flynn for trying to blame FBI for his lying 9:11 Recent Mueller actions eyed for hints of probe's trajectory 9:15 Mueller takes Flynn face-saving bluster in stride 9:25 Federal judge accepts GOP push, calls Obamacare unconstitutional 9:36 Ivanka's name comes up in quest ...…
 
Johnson and Johnson Asbestos, Trump Chief of Staff, How You Know It's Rigged!
 
Michael Cohen gave an interview implicating Trump in EVERYTHING. Rudy Giuliani just keeps digging his client Trump into a deeper hole. Get exclusive access to our best content. http://tyt.com/GETACCESS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
The MOMOcrats look back at a week that was even more active than usual: From the sentencing memo to Michael Flynn to the three year sentence of Michael Cohen... to Nancy Pelosi's triumphant walk from the White House (and that fabulous burnt orange coat) - Karoli, Aliza Worthington, and Donna Schwartz Mills have an opinion. Other topics they dis ...…
 
Support Politics Done Right: Become a Patron now (http://patreon.com/politicsdoneright). Our economy is doing great by the numbers. The unemployment rate is very low. Inflation is very low. Productivity is high. But, wages are low. Health insurance rates are sky high. Student debt is through the roof. Our roads, airports and public infrastructu ...…
 
School districts across the state have varying practices on when and whether school officials should seize and search a student's phone. Now, there's an effort underway to make a statewide policy.By pskahill@wnpr.org (Patrick Skahill).
 
Call: (646) 716-5812 – Facebook Live: PDRLive Live stream: BlogTalkRadio Radio Show Date: December 14th, 2018 A Panamanian American called into Politics Done Right with a perplexing question that we must explore. Many activists ask this about Americans especially in these times. You can also find previous episodes on YouTube here Support Politi ...…
 
Gov. Bruce Rauner says he tried to get out of his doomed re-election bid. In an interview with Craig Wall of WLS-TV, Chicago's ABC station, he says he tried and failed to recruit other people to take his place on the ballot.By bmack3@uis.edu (Brian.Mackey).
 
For those living in the United States with a single-entry visa, it’s difficult, or even impossible, to leave the country to visit family and then re-enter. In recent years, the Trump administration’s travel ban has made it harder, barring individuals from certain countries from entering the U.S. For some families, it can be years between visits.…
 
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton: An American Musical is, simply, a phenomenon. The Broadway production was nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards, and it won 11. The Original Broadway Cast Recording is certified five-times Platinum and won the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album, and The Hamilton Mixtape debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.…
 
Victor Davis Hanson takes a historical lens to Donald Trump’s pledge to “Make America Great Again.” Have such things been done in the past? Have certain gifted leaders been able to arrest and even reverse nations in seemingly inexorable decline? Professor Hanson discusses the small group of leaders he believes met that mandate, and explains wha ...…
 
If you want to add some fragrant, holiday flowers to your home, grow paperwhite narcissus. Paperwhites are small, flowered daffodils and feature fragrant flowers. The beauty of paperwhites is they're easy to force into bloom indoors this time of year. Simply pot them up and they'll be in bloom three to four weeks later.…
 
Friday Java the political magazine with a full cup of Coffee and a few polling numbers in between the refills. La revista política con una taza llena de café y algunos números de las encuestas entre las recarga News and Guts from Dan Rather https://www.newsandgutsmedia.com Public News Service http://www.publicnewsservice.org…
 
Frustration abounds as the criminal activities of the Deep State appear to continue unfettered. We must always understand that it is the objective of the Deep State to remove and completely destroy President Donald Trump by any means necessary, as he is the stop gap between the complete subjugation of the U.S. and the West as he fights against ...…
 
Bicycles helped inspire modern cars, paved roads...even airplanes! But did you know they were also an inspiration for the women's movement? This hour we take a look back in time at the origins of the bicycle, including innovation that happened right here in Connecticut. We find out the history of how this vehicle spurred social change and helpe ...…
 
How a huge media merger, primed for approval by the Federal Communications Commission and its Republican chairman, went wrong. Just a few months ago, Sinclair Broadcast Group, based in Hunt Valley, appeared ready to close a $3.9 billion deal for Tribune Media that would make Sinclair the most powerful broadcast group in the nation with more tha ...…
 
It was just after 11 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2000, and Norfolk Southern Railroad engineer Lloyd Crumley and his brakeman Corbit Belflower were securing their train before jumping off to grab lunch at a small store abutting the tracks on the south side of Adel, Georgia. Crumley, Bellflower, and another colleague, conductor Wayne Peters, oft ...…
 
Democracy Now! 2018-12-14 Friday Headlines for December 14, 2018 "We Are Not Prepared to Die": Ex-Maldives President Warns of Catastrophic Climate Change Hundreds of Activists Stage Sit-in Against Big Polluters on Final Day of COP24 U.N. Climate Talks Extinction Rebellion: UK Protesters Are Supergluing Themselves to Buildings to Fight Climate C ...…
 
Hope for avoiding shutdown is evaporating; it might be a long few weeks in Washington, with less than happy holidays approaching. We breakdown the republican mood with the shutdown deadline approaching. Then, hear from two White House reporters on the chief of staff search. Nobody wants the job that used to be one of the most sought after in Wa ...…
 
Tracklist - Mission Impossible Mix - feat. Karl Moestl****************************************************************************01. Rob Shields - Suspend (Kris Davis Remix)02. Harry Wolfman - Ice Thin (Original Mix)03. Laurence Guy - Savi, You for the First Time (Original Mix)04. Detroit Swindle - Cut U Loose (Original Mix)05. DJ Boring - I k ...…
 
9:00 Butina admits being an agent of Russia, will help US prosecutors 9:26 Trump inauguration finances under criminal investigation: WSJ 9:39 Pelosi silences skeptics, locks down votes for speakership 9:44 Nadler vows accountability for Trump 'culture of corruption' 9:56 Mueller rebuttal to Flynn memo to cap wild week of news…
 
Reports have surfaced implicating Trump in criminal activity during the campaign. New York has launched another federal investigation into Trump. Get exclusive access to our best content. http://tyt.com/GETACCESS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Randy Shaw, Director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic in San Francisco, says single-family homeowners are at least partially to blame for an increasingly unaffordable city. Also, poet and educator Quenton Baker gives us a preview of his first installation at the Frye Museum. And we get advice on how to answer your boss, when she or he asks you, ...…
 
Then-U.S. Vice President George H. W. Bush talks with Tower Commission members investigating Iran-Contra affair at the White House. Photo: Dirck Halstead/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images The effusive praise being heaped on former President George H.W. Bush — “a calm and vital statesman” who exuded “decency, moderation, compromise” — risk ...…
 
Call: (713) 526-5738 – Facebook LIVE – Live stream: KPFT (Entire USA) Radio Show Date: December 13th, 2018 We have got to wake up and start doing what is necessary to take back ownership of what is our birthright. We must not allow what is a categorical theft. You can also find previous episodes on YouTube here. Support Politics Done Right: Bec ...…
 
What do a comic genius and an internationally renowned psychiatrist have in common? Quite a bit, it turns out. So much, in fact, that Harper’s Magazine and Book Culture on Columbus brought John Cleese and Iain McGilchrist together for two nights of conversation. On the first night, McGilchrist interviewed Cleese; on the second, Cleese interview ...…
 
What do a comic genius and an internationally renowned psychiatrist have in common? Quite a bit, it turns out. So much, in fact, that Harper’s Magazine and Book Culture on Columbus brought John Cleese and Iain McGilchrist together for two nights of conversation. On the first night, McGilchrist interviewed Cleese; on the second, Cleese interview ...…
 
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Arrested 40 years ago at age 16 in the murder of a promising Johns Hopkins medical student, James Featherstone received a life sentence for his conviction. If not for a major ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals – known as the Unger ruling – Featherstone believes he would have died in prison. Since his unexpected release in 2014, he's manage ...…
 
Hamilton – the box office smash hit – is in Hartford and one of the actors appearing in the show was actually a student at the Greater Hartford Academy Of The Arts.By fgraziano@cptv.org (Frankie Graziano).
 
Opponents of Donald Trump’s travel ban have a chance to chip away at it this week by challenging the way it’s been implemented. If they’re successful, Trump will have only his own administration to blame.
 
Opponents of Donald Trump’s travel ban have a chance to chip away at it this week by challenging the way it’s been implemented. If they’re successful, Trump will have only his own administration to blame.
 
Democracy Now! 2018-12-13 Thursday Headlines for December 13, 2018 As U.N. Calls for Urgent Action on Climate Change, U.S. Seeks to Dilute Pact to Cut Carbon Emissions A "Conference of Polluters": How Fossil Fuel Companies Are Shaping Policy at the U.N. Climate Summit Fossil-Free Costa Rica: How One Country Is Pursuing Decarbonization Despite G ...…
 
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., was one of the main architects of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 as he served as the ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee. In a statement Wednesday afternoon, Peterson pointed out improvements for dairy farmers and permanent funding for Local Food & Farmers Market Promotion Program, Value-Add ...…
 
Whether for sport or sustenance; by rifle or crossbow, hunting has long been a part of the human experience. This hour, we look back on our relationship with hunting and consider what it means to hunt today. Are you a hunter? We want to hear from you.By lbrown@wnpr.org (Lydia Brown).
 
Today's program includes reports on the Strasbourg shooting, the government crisis in Britain over the Brexit deal, the French President's concessions to the "yellow vests" protesters and the wars in Syria and in Yemen. Also, Spain's birthrate continues to drop amidst an aging population, and more. We end with Miguel Poveda singing Lorca. Escuc ...…
 
Social structures, in almost all cases, are defined by some form of hierarchy. Whether in academics, sports, religion, business, or politics, there's usually someone at the top and others whose goal it is to get there. But while it's easy to think that we've designed our world to be this way, the truth may be that we had no choice.…
 
The Trump administration says it will soon place a federal ban on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic rifles to fire faster. Ten states banned the plastic device after it was used by a gunman in Las Vegas to shoot and kill 58 people in 2017 .By rlindsay@ctpublic.org (Ryan Lindsay).
 
9:00 Cohen beseeches court for mercy, receives 3-year prison sentence 9:28 Case against Trump progeny clearer after Cohen, AMI deals 9:39 Davis: W.H. alerted to false Cohen testimony; did not forbid it 9:48 Severity of Cohen's crimes not negated by his contrition 9:57 Butina hearing set for Thursday as busy court week continues…
 
Someone needs to explain to Rep. Steve King what Google does. The recent shooting in France has given Trump an opportunity to foam at the mouth for his border wall. Get exclusive access to our best content. http://tyt.com/GETACCESS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Everyone has political opinions these days, but after you listen to this episode, you'll actually know what you're talking about. Sam and Paul grill former LA Times columnist Tom Petruno and get to the bottom of how the economy works, what's been going on in politics, what do people mean by Fed and interest rates, how the US government spends m ...…
 
Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, William Barr, is more qualified to do the job than Matt Whitaker--but so are thousands of others. His record, however, show’s he as bad as Jeff Sessions—if not worse. David Cole, National Legal Director of the ACLU and The Nation’s legal affairs correspondent, explains. Also: a report on The Nation’s invest ...…
 
Do we still have control of our technology? A new initiative attempts to take greater control of our health. How will Jay Inslee’s proposal for mental health services help those in need? What can New York learn about Amazon from us? And in a week and a half, EMTs might go on strike.By Bill Radke.
 
George H.W. Bush looks over his briefing materials prior to delivering testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his qualifications for the job of CIA director, in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 15, 1975. Photo: AP On December 15, 1975, a Senate committee opened hearings on whether George H.W. Bush should be confirmed as director of th ...…
 
Support Politics Done Right: Become a Patron now (http://patreon.com/politicsdoneright). I believe wholeheartedly in inclusivity, truthful speech, ‘civil’ speech, and engagement with those on all sides of the political spectrum. Unfortunately, there are those who want Progressives to coddle every Conservative or Moderate instead of honest dialo ...…
 
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