Manage episode 254504588 series 8456
Air Date 2/25/2020
Today we take a look at a post-acquittal, power-mad Trump taking advantage of his thoroughly-confirmed ability to do whatever he wants without repercussion and the work Bill Barr is doing to completely subvert the Justice Department in favor of using it as a tool to favor the President's friends and harm his enemies.
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Rachel discusses the crisis in the justice department and the authoritarian actions of Trump.
Thom discusses Trump and Barr dismantling justice and democracy.
On The Media explores the ways that American justice is cracking under pressure of the Trump administration.
Brad discusses Trump's power madness after impeachment.
Brian talks with Quinta Jurecic about the crisis in the justice department under Trump and Barr.
Rachel Maddow discusses the corruption of Trump and Bill Barr
Preet and Anne Milgram discuss Trump's pardoning spree.
Fascism has taken down democratic Republics multiple times in the past, will this happen to the United States under Trump?
Ch. 9: Solidarity with one, solidarity with all - Eammon from Orange County, California
Ch. 10: How America can avoid hypocrisy on Israel - Erin from Philadelphia
Ch. 11: Final comments on solidarity with threatened communities and strategies to avoid hypocrisy
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- The Summit - K2
- Chrome and Wax - Ray Catcher
- Great Great Lengths - The Balloonist
- Around Plastic Card Tables - Desert Orchard
- Decompression - Rayling
- O Holy Still - Vacant Distillery
- Jackbird - Feathers
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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