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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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Family Fun Pack with Matt Bruenig (Part 1)

2/21/2019
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Matt Bruenig (@MattBruenig) joins the show to discuss People's Policy Project's proposal of a comprehensive set of family welfare benefits called the Family Fun Pack. Matt Bruenig is the founder of People's Policy Project (@PplsPolicyProj). Click here to read more about the Family Fun Pack. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Matt Bruenig Preface 01:32 - Family Benefits in U.S. Discourse 02:57 - Child Care Costs in Relation to Poverty 06:18 - Solving the Lifecycle Income Problem 09:19 - Tax Redistribution...

Duration:00:15:07

Bernie's Primary Chances with Eoin Higgins (Part 2)

2/20/2019
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In Part 2, Eoin Higgins (@EoinHiggins_) explains why he believes Sanders won't win the Democratic nomination, but would beat Trump if he did. Click here to read Eoin's piece for Vice. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Eoin Higgins Preface 01:27 - Bernie's Age Factor 03:16 - Why Bernie Won't Win the Nomination...But Would Beat Trump 07:31 - Could Bernie Follow Plurality Path to Nomination? 12:10 - Outro 12:31 - Page^ - Bedstudy 15:34 - Finish

Duration:00:15:34

Bernie Sanders' 2020 Road with Eoin Higgins

2/19/2019
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Eoin Higgins (@EoinHiggins_) returns to discuss his recent piece for Vice exploring why Bernie Sanders' 2020 run could be a lot more difficult that 2016. Click here to read the piece. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Eoin Higgins Preface 01:14 - Establishment Dems are Bernie's Biggest Obstacle 03:02 - Centrist Grudges Holding Strong 04:39 - Size of Democratic Primary Field 08:15 - Outro 08:51 - I Fold You - Elder Island 13:34 - Finish

Duration:00:13:34

Anti-Amazon Activism with Dave Colon

2/18/2019
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Reporter Dave Colon (@DaveCoIon) joins the show to discuss how on-the-ground activism helped derail Amazon's planned HQ2 in Long Island City, Queens. Dave Colon has covered Amazon in NYC for Splinter, Curbed, and Gotham Gazette. Click here to visit his website. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Dave Colon on Amazon Pulling Out of NYC Plans 03:13 - Work of Local Activist Groups (QNU, DRUM, DSA) 07:18 - Amazon Threat was a "Combination of Everything 13:00 - Outro 13:22 - Absentee - Cass McCombs 16:09 -...

Duration:00:16:09

Trump Declares a National Emergency with Dr. Steve Billet

2/15/2019
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Donald Trump declaring the "border crisis" a national emergency and the constitutional concerns it brings up. 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 00:46 - Dr. Steve Billet on Trump's National Emergency 03:10 - Trump Talks About Moving Money 05:09 - Constitutional Impact of Emergency Declaration 09:04 - Outro...

Duration:00:13:59

Calling Trump Racist is...Controversial?

2/14/2019
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Joe discusses why mainstream journalists like CNN's Manu Raju insist on asking about tweets and think moaning about Trump's racism is good journalism. https://twitter.com/IlhanMN/status/1095683268693905410?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1095683268693905410&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rollcall.com%2Fnews%2Fcongress%2Fyou-have-trafficked-in-hate-your-whole-life-rep-ilhan-omar-swings-back-at-trump 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Happy Valentine's Day, New York 02:10 - Ilhan Omar's...

Duration:00:15:46

Gorging on Russell Stover's Chocolate with Elena Childers

2/13/2019
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Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss sampling Russell Stover's $5 Valentine's Day heart-shaped chocolate box. Click here to check out more from Elena on BTRtoday. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Russell Stover's $5 Valentine's Day Chocolate Box 03:04 - Going Through Piece by Piece 05:51 - Butterscotch Butterfingers? 07:30 - Valentine's Day Conspiracy Theories 10:40 - Outro 11:01 - The Great Pixley Train Robberty - Cass McCombs 15:02 - Finish

Duration:00:15:02

Getting Mad At Bernie with Ryan Cooper (Part 2)

2/12/2019
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In Part 2, Ryan Cooper discusses Bernie's standing in the Democratic Party and addresses on criticism against Sanders that seems to stick. Ryan Cooper (@ryanlcooper) is a National Correspondent for The Week and co-host of Left Anchor. Let's All Get Mad at Bernie Sanders 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Ryan Cooper Preface 01:34 - Is Bernie Self-Centered? 04:13 - One Criticism of Bernie That Sticks 05:43 - Will Attacks Continue? (Yes, Duh.) 06:57 - Outro 07:35 - I Followed The River South To What - Cass...

Duration:00:15:12

Getting Mad at Bernie with Ryan Cooper (Part 1)

2/11/2019
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Ryan Cooper joins the show to discuss accusations of racism against Bernie Sanders in the wake of his State of the Union response faux-controversy. Ryan Cooper (@ryanlcooper) is a National Correspondent for The Week and co-host of Left Anchor. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Ryan Cooper Preface 03:31 - False Attacks Against Sanders 06:18 - Relating Sanders Attacks to Corbyn 07:40 - Criticism Fueled by Cynicism 09:29 - Outro 10:15 - Estrella - Cass McCombs 14:52 - Finish

Duration:00:14:51

Nazi Apologia with Candace Owens

2/8/2019
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Joe discusses Candace Owens' viral (and extremely dumb) comments about Hitler's nationalism. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Candace Owens At It Again! 01:48 - Turning Point Nazi Apologia 04:12 - Perfect Representation of Owens' Political Ideology 09:05 - Outro 09:26 - Son - Deep State 13:27 - Finish

Duration:00:13:27

Overblown Fear of Blood Draw with Chris France

2/7/2019
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Chris France joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring why fears of fainting during blood donation are exaggerated. Chris France is a professor of psychology at Ohio University. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Chris France 01:04 - Study Motivations 02:05 - Where Does Fear of Fainting Come From? 05:35 - Unlikelihood of Fainting During Blood Draw 08:30 - Relation to Needle/Blood Phobias 10:13 - Promoting Blood Donation 11:38 - Outro 12:00 - Under The...

Duration:00:14:50

Controversies in Virginia

2/6/2019
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https://twitter.com/MarkHerringVA/status/1093187229533519872 https://twitter.com/jbouie/status/1093196124616314880 https://twitter.com/primediscussion/status/1093194126005321728 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Virginia Political Scandals 03:10 - Mark Herring's Statement 04:36 - Jamelle Bouie's Thread on "Pleasure Seeking" Racism 06:57 - @primediscussion Thread 11:51 - Outro 12:12 - Old Lady - Deer Tick 16:00 - Finish

Duration:00:15:59

Trump's State of the Union with Dr. Steve Billet

2/5/2019
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss what to expect during Trump State of the Union address tonight. 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 00:46 - Dr. Steve Billet 01:01 - What to Expect During SOTU 04:56 - Immigration in Address 06:25 - Coverage and Perception of SOTU 08:58 - Outro 09:19 - Bluesboy - Deer Tick 13:29 - Finish

Duration:00:13:29

A Bad Super Bowl

2/4/2019
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Joe discusses the joylessness of the Patriots winning yet another Super Bowl, as well as a few of the more interesting prop bet results. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Disappointing Super Bowl 03:21 - Patriots Win...Again 07:14 - Revisiting Pregame Props 09:35 - Outro 09:56 - Fever - Balthazar 16:01 - Finish

Duration:00:16:01

Marketing For The 'Gram with Gia Nardini (Part 2)

2/1/2019
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In Part 2, Gia Nardini discusses how companies will continue to market experiences and products towards our growing tendency to document them. Gia Nardini is an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing at the University of Denver. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Gia Nardini Preface 01:23 - Marketing to Experience Documenting 06:18 - Detrimental Effects of Documenting Exerpiences 09:50 - Outro 10:11 - House Amid The Thickets - The Flesh Eaters 16:00 -...

Duration:00:16:00

Is Instagram Ruining Our Experiences? with Gia Nardini (Part 1)

1/31/2019
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Gia Nardini joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring whether taking pictures reduces our enjoyment of experiences. Gia Nardini is an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing at the University of Denver. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Gia Nardini Preface 01:11 - Study Motivations & Methodology 03:42 - Differences & Similarities in Demographics 06:22 - Documenting is Part of Millennial Experiences 09:44 - Outro 10:17 - Sixteen - Buzzcocks...

Duration:00:14:04

Super Bowl Gambling with Dave Forman

1/30/2019
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Dave Forman joins the show to discuss the American Gaming Association's recent survey exploring the increase in gambling around the Super Bowl. This Sunday, nearly 22.7 million Americans will wager a total of $6 billion on Super Bowl LIII. Dave Forman is the Senior Director of Research for the American Gaming Association. Click here to read more about the survey. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Dave Forman 01:11 - Survey Motivations & Findings 02:26 - Betting Increase Around Super Bowl 03:10 - Effect...

Duration:00:14:08

Let's All Vote For The Benevolent Billionaire!

1/29/2019
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Joe discusses Howard Schultz's flirtation with running for president, how it will damage the Democratic ticket, and why running on centrism in the Trump era is pitching snake oil. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Howard Schultz is Running...Maybe? 03:20 - Pulling Centrist Voters Away From Dems 06:11 - Free Media Coverage 08:51 - Centrism is a Fairy Tale 10:01 - Fast Cars - Buzzcocks 12:54 - No Reply - Buzzcocks 15:08 - Finish

Duration:00:15:07

Screen Time and Child Development with Dillon Browne

1/28/2019
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Dillon Browne joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the connection between screen time and child development. Dillon Browne (@dillon_browne) is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Waterloo. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - Dillon Browne 01:02 - Study Motivations & Methodology 02:05 - Finding Causation Between Screen Time & Delays in Development 04:18 - Tracking Developmental Competencies 05:27 - How Screens Have Altered Child...

Duration:00:15:09

Roger Stone Arrested with Dr. Steve Billet

1/25/2019
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Roger Stone's arrest and what it means for the Mueller investigation. 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 01:04 - Roger Stone Arrested 02:54 - Stone's Political Significance 05:20 - What's Next in Mueller Investigation 08:05 - Could NY Airline Delays Pressure Congress to End Shutdown?...

Duration:00:16:26