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This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.

This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.
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This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.

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English


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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Refreshing Early Tenure

11/16/2018
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Joe talks about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's early days in Washington and how she uses social media to expertly respond to absurd right wing attacks and slights. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Week in Daily Beat 01:46 - Ed Scarry's Record Ratio 04:40 - AOC Calls Him Out 06:44 - Refreshing Nature of AOC's Early Tenure 09:23 - This Kind of B.S. Commentary Will Only Continue 11:53 - Outro 12:13 - Splattered - Paint 15:06 - Finish

Duration:00:15:06

Vote Switching, 'White Economic Anxiety' & More with Tyler Reny (Part2)

11/15/2018
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In Part 2, Tyler Reny discusses how the false "white economic anxiety" media narrative prevailed for so long, historical precedence of vote switching, and projecting its effect on the 2020 election. Tyler Reny is a Ph.D candidate at UCLA. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Tyler Reny Preface 01:30 - Why Did 'White Economic Anxiety' Media Narrative Prevail? 04:30 - Media Reticence to Discuss Racism 06:34 - History of Vote Switching & Racial Attitudes 2020 16:04 -...

Duration:00:18:12

Vote Switching in the 2016 Election with Tyler Reny (Part 1)

11/14/2018
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Tyler Reny joins the show to discuss his recently published paper entitled "Vote Switching in the 2016 Election: How Racial and Immigration Attitudes, Not Economics, Explain Shifts in White Voting." Tyler Reny is a Ph.D candidate at UCLA. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Tyler Reny Preface 01:19 - Inspiration for Vote Switching Study 03:20 - Measuring Racial Attitudes, Economic Anxiety & More 08:13 - White Voters: Working Class vs. Non-Working Class 12:04 -...

Duration:00:16:07

Rethinking Election Night Coverage with Reed Richardson (Part 2)

11/13/2018
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In Part 2, Reed Richardson (@reedfrich) talks about the limits of data journalism on Election Night itself, the responsibilities of broadcast journalists in setting narratives, how to rethink election coverage and more. The Needle and the Damage Done 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Reed Richardson Preface 01:19 - Limits of Data Journalism on Election Night 04:53 - Responsibilities of Broadcast Journalists on Election 07:26 - Better Models for Election Night Coverage 13:02 - Outro 13:23 - Lysander -...

Duration:00:17:11

Election Night Coverage Gimmicks with Reed Richardson (Part 1)

11/12/2018
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Reed Richardson (@reedfrich) joins the show to discuss his piece for FAIR exploring major media's Election Night coverage gimmicks, reactionary reporting and setting an incorrect narrative. The Needle and the Damage Done 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Reed Richardson 01:38 - Election Night Coverage Gimmicks 04:02 - Data Journalism & "Real Time" Gauge 06:13 - Early Projections Dictated Media Narrative of "No Blue Wave" 09:10 - Outro 09:48 - Nova Prime - Heaters 14:08 - Finish

Duration:00:14:08

Opioid Crisis & Foster Care Impact with Troy Quast (Part 2)

11/9/2018
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In Part 2, Troy Quast discusses the dynamic nature of studying the opioid epidemic, differences in state foster care systems, how they'll be stretched over time and more. Troy Quast is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida College of Public Health. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Troy Quast Preface 01:40 - Dynamic Nature of Studying Opioid Epidemic 04:39 - Stretching Foster Care Systems Across the Country 07:53 - Differences in State Foster...

Duration:00:17:20

Opioid Prescriptions and Child Removal Rates with Troy Quast (Part 1)

11/8/2018
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Troy Quast returns to discuss his most recent study exploring the relationship between opioid prescriptions and child removal rates across the country. Troy Quast is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida College of Public Health. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Troy Quast 01:03 - Relationship Between Prescriptions & Child Removals 03:42 - Speculating Reasons for Variation 06:34 - Measuring State Crises/Difficulty of Tracking Illicit Drugs...

Duration:00:16:05

Midterm Reactions with Dr. Steve Billet

11/7/2018
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the major storylines from the 2018 midterm elections, including surprise results, significant ballot measures, a record number of women elected and more. Click here to learn more about the GW Politics Poll. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Dr. Steve Billet 01:27 - A Few Surprise Midterm Results...

Duration:00:19:22

Midterm Election Special with Dr. Steve Billet

11/6/2018
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss GW's most recent polling, examine close House and Senate races, and offer a few last-minute midterm predictions. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Dr. Steve Billet Preface 02:09 - Voter Attitudes Haven't Changed 05:07 - How Much Should We Trust Polling? 09:33 - Early House Results to Watch For 13:21...

Duration:00:25:43

Rihanna, Axl Rose & Other Music Stars Disavow Trump

11/5/2018
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Fellow BTRtoday staffer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss music stars disavowing Trump playing their music at his rallies. A Brief History of Musicians Saying ‘Hell No’ to Donald Trump’s Using Their Songs Find Your Polling Place Here 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Elena Childers 01:33 - Pop Stars Disavowing Trump 04:26 - Axl Rose's Tweet Thread 06:45 - Trump Rally Music Curated for Nostalgic Boomers 10:14 - Outro 10:35 - Ad Astra - Heaters 17:36 - Finish

Duration:00:17:36

Racist Republican Campaign Ads

11/2/2018
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Joe discusses President Trump's racist campaign ad and reminds listeners of some of the the other racist ads run by Republican candidates. The Most Inflammatory Ads of the Midterms by Astead W. Herndon 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Racist Campaign Ads 01:20 - Donald Trump's Racist Ad 02:46 - Other Racist Republican Ads 03:50 - NY-19 04:26 - CA-50 05:42 - Yellow Fever in NY-27 08:15 - Republican Racism Doesn't Start with Trump 11:04 - Outro 11:24 - Spiders - Rude Dude and The Creek Freaks 16:49 -...

Duration:00:16:48

Voting Power Disparities by State

11/1/2018
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Joe discusses a recent study exploring voting power by state and why we as voters should examine how unrepresentative our federal government is. 2018’s States with the Most and Least Powerful Voters for the Midterms Abolish the Senate by Daniel Lazare 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Importance of Voting 02:59 - Wallet Hub Voting Power Study 04:35 - Disparity in Senate Voting Power 07:00 - "Abolish the Senate" 09:51 - Lack of Change in America Starts in the Senate 12:38 - Outro 12:59 - Lost My Head -...

Duration:00:17:35

GOP Voter Suppression Efforts with Eoin Higgins

10/31/2018
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Eoin Higgins (@EoinHiggins_) returns to discuss his recent article on Vice exploring Republicans' voter suppression efforts ahead of the midterm elections. Republicans Are Working Feverishly to Stop Minorities from Voting 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Eoin Higgins Preface 01:46 - GOP Suppressing Voters Across U.S. 03:01 - Intensity of Voter Suppression Efforts 05:57 - Potential of Reactive Turnout 07:42 - Future of Voter Suppression 09:41 - Outro 10:02 - Tiptoe - Rude Dude and The Creek Freaks 16:17...

Duration:00:16:17

Trump's Birthright Citizenship Controversy & Midterm Preview with Dr. Steve Billet

10/30/2018
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss polling one week from the midterm elections, as well as new of the Trump administration's desire to end birthright citizenship. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Dr. Steve Billet 01:05 - Trump's Midterm Narratives 03:00 - Controversy of Eliminating Birthright Citizenship 04:52 - Midterm Polling...

Duration:00:15:09

Calling Right Wing Radicalization What It Is

10/29/2018
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Joe discusses the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and calls on major media outlets to address right wing rhetoric more directly. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - We're on Spotify! 01:29 - Relevance of Right Wing Radicalization 05:44 - Legacy Media Unsure How to Cover Hate 09:16 - At The Very Least... 12:37 - Outro 13:07 - Everything the End - Kramies 17:27 - Finish

Duration:00:17:27

Right Wing Media Examination with Tim Johnson

10/26/2018
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Tim Johnson (@timothywjohnson) of Media Matters for America joins the show to discuss right wing media's vilification of prominent liberals and that rhetoric's role in this week's pipe bomb scares. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Timothy Johnson 01:04 - Bomb Targets Vilified by Right Wing Media 03:22 - Fringe Right Meshing with Mainstream 07:09 - How Responsible is Trump? 08:54 - Outro 09:24 - High Ideal - Big Bliss 14:30 - Finish

Duration:00:14:29

Pipe Bomb Hoaxes with Blake Montgomery

10/25/2018
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Blake Montgomery (@blakersdozen) of BuzzFeed News joins the show to discuss the hoaxes and misinformation surrounding the pipe bombs sent to prominent liberals yesterday. Click here to read the full article on BuzzFeed News. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Blake Montgomery 01:21 - Misinformation & Hoaxes About Pipe Bombs 03:06 - Hoax Hashtags Trending on Twitter 04:50 - Spreading Conspiracy to Appease an Audience 06:57 - "False Flag" Claims Now Predictable 09:45 - Outro 10:15 - Duplicate - Big Bliss...

Duration:00:14:36

Explosives Sent to Prominent Democrats with J.McVay

10/24/2018
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J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to discuss the suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats and how right wing media figures are painting the thwarted bombings as a false flag. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Suspicious Packages 03:27 - Conservative Media Calling them False Flags 08:26 - How Long Will This Be a News Story 10:53 - Both Sides-ism Allows This to Happen 14:23 - Outro 14:53 - High Anxiety - Surfbort 17:09 - Finish

Duration:00:17:09

The U.N.'s Failed War on Drugs with Marie Nougier (Part 2)

10/23/2018
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In Part 2, Marie Nougier discusses the advocacy and objectives of the IDPC's report on the U.N.'s failed global war on drugs. Click here to read more about the IDCP report. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:40 - Policy Recommendations from IDPC Report 05:39 - IDPC Advocacy & Objectives 08:19 - Outro 08:49 - Constants - Big Bliss 12:51 - Fortune - Big Bliss 15:39 - Finish

Duration:00:15:39

The U.N.'s Failured War on Drugs with Marie Nougier (Part 1)

10/22/2018
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Marie Nougier joins the show to discuss the International Drug Policy Consortium's (IDPC) report exposing the U.N's failed global war on drugs over the last decade. Click here to read more about the IDCP report. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:34 - Marie Nougier on IDPC Report 03:10 - Drug Policy Around the World 05:10 - Death, Incarceration and Other Striking Statistics from Report 07:49 - How the U.N. Dictates Global Drug Policy 11:01 - Outro 11:45 - Sunburned - Scott Orr 15:45 - Finish

Duration:00:15:45