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How unions got beaten down and how they can get worked up again – with special guest Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times

8/20/2019
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Steven Greenhouse on Twitter: @GreenhouseNYT Purchase Steven Greenhouse's new book Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor HERE. https://twitter.com/CHoffmanUNI/status/1161646890393526279 Steven Greenhouse at The New York Times: Yes, America Is Rigged Against Workers Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere flip Virginia...

Duration:00:35:19

From the tweets to the streets — with very special guest Feminista Jones

8/13/2019
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Feminista Jones on Twitter: @FeministaJones Feminista Jones' website: FeministaJones.com Buy Feminista Jones' new book Reclaiming Our Space HERE. Feminista Jones at Zora: Which Candidate Will Feminist Democrats Rally Around? Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere flip Virginia blue by supporting Sheila Bynum-Coleman by clicking HERE. Help...

Duration:00:58:25

Stop taking politics for granted – with special guest author and historian Prof. Kevin M. Kruse

8/6/2019
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Kevin M. Kruse on Twitter: @KevinMKruse Kevin M. Kruse's website: KevinMKruse.com Buy Kevin M. Kruse's new book Fault Lines HERE. Kevin M. Kruse at The New York Times: The Real Problem With Trump’s Rallies Kevin M. Kruse at The Atlantic: How the Republican Majority Emerged LOLGOP at Eclectablog: 2020 also has to be about stopping #MoscowMitch from radicalizing America Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere...

Duration:00:55:48

How the super rich have hacked American democracy – with special guest Eric Levitz from New York Magazine

7/27/2019
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Eric Levitz on Twitter: @EricLevitz Eric Levitz at New York Magazine: Tribalism Isn’t Our Democracy’s Main Problem. The Conservative Movement Is. Eric Levitz at New York Magazine: Moderate Democrats Warn That AOC Is Distracting From Their Nonexistent Message Eric Levitz at New York Magazine: National Conservatives Want Cultural Dominance Not ‘Social Cohesion’ Ilhan Omar at The New York Times: It Is Not Enough to Condemn Trump’s Racism Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives...

Duration:00:51:02

Racist is the KINDEST thing you can say about Trump – with special guest Anat Shenker-Osorio

7/23/2019
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Anat Shenker-Osorio on Twitter: @Anatosaurus Anat Shenker-Osorio's website: ASO Communications https://twitter.com/anatosaurus/status/1151588317508583425 Tim Wise's viral thread on how to beat Trump: https://twitter.com/timjacobwise/status/1152930670093787141 LOLGOP at Eclectablog: William Barr is the pardon Donald Trump gave himself Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org...

Duration:00:59:57

Will Mueller EVER show up? – With special guest Sarah Kendzior

7/16/2019
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Sarah Kendzior on Twitter: @SarahKendzior Sarah Kendzior's website: SarahKendzior.com Sarah Kendzior's podcast Gaslit Nation: GaslitNationPod.com Gaslit Nation on Twitter: @GaslitNation Support Sarah's work through her Patreon HERE. LOLGOP at Eclectablog: How Donald Trump can win with 43% of the popular vote LOLGOP at Eclectablog: How to tell if you’re suffering from impeachmentphobia Matt Viser at The Washington Post: Democrats debate how far left is too far left as they prepare to take on...

Duration:00:54:18

How did we normalize concentration camps (and Marianne Williamson)? with special guest historian David M. Perry

7/9/2019
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David M. Perry on Twitter: @Lollardfish Help support David M. Perry's writing by making a contribution to his Patreon HERE. David M. Perry's website: ThisMess.net David M. Perry at CNN: It's time to break up the Department of Homeland Security David M. Perry at Pacific Standard: Yes, Trump's detention centers are concentration camps Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Rachel...

Duration:00:49:23

Cruelty and Chaos 2020 – #CloseTheCamps – with special guest Sandra Cordero of Families Belong Together

7/1/2019
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Sandra Cordero on Twitter: @Sandipatticee Families Belong Together on Twitter: @Fams2gether Families Belong Together's website: FamiliesBelongTogether.org Find a #CloseTheCamps protest near you on July 2nd and attend by clicking HERE. To Immigrants With Love's website: ToImmigrantsWithLove.com Immigrant Families Together's website: ImmigrantFamiliesTogether.com J. Courtney Sullivan at The New York Times: How Regular Americans Can Help Reunite Migrant Families Jordan Zakarin on Twitter:...

Duration:00:59:16

Trump is driving the truck off the cliff – with special guest Andrea Pitzer, journalist & author of “One Long Night – A Global History of Concentration Camps”

6/24/2019
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Andrea Pitzer on Twitter: @AndreaPitzer Andrea Pitzer's website: AndreaPitzer.com Buy Andrea Pitzer's amazing book One Long Night - A Global History of Concentration Camps HERE or HERE. ESSENTIAL READING --> Andrea Pitzer at The New York Review of Books: ‘Some Suburb of Hell’: America’s New Concentration Camp System Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Elizabeth Kim at...

Duration:00:54:56

How to pretend that you read the Mueller Report – with special guest Marcy Wheeler

6/17/2019
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Marcy Wheeler on Twitter: @EmptyWheel Marcy Wheeler's website: EmptyWheel.net Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere help Phil Hernandez elected in Virginia's 100th House of Delegates district by making a donation HERE. Jordan's important project: Election-Calendar.com Give us a five-star review at iTunes! The GOTMFV Show Facebook page is HERE! Music...

Duration:00:47:18

Why can’t we believe Donald Trump is a genius? with special guest Jennifer Mercieca, historian of American political rhetoric

6/10/2019
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Jennifer Mercieca on Twitter: @JenMercieca Jennifer Mercieca's website: JenniferMercieca.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvzJlqxznTM Jennifer Mercieca's essay Dangerous Demagogues and Weaponized Communication is HERE. Jennifer Mercieca at Just Security: Mueller Report Illustrates Trump’s Authoritarian Rhetorical Tactics Jennifer Mercieca at Zocalo Public Square: Preaching civility won't save American democracy Chris Savage at Eclectablog: Donald Trump is playing the role of The Mule...

Duration:00:46:17

Don’t trust the plan – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

6/4/2019
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Sarah Kendzior on Twitter: @SarahKendzior Buy Sarah Kendzior's book The View from Flyover Country - Dispatches from the Forgotten America HERE. Listen to Sarah's podcast with Andrea Chalupa, Gaslit Nation, HERE. The "Dirty, Dirty Giuliani" episode is HERE. Support the Gaslit Nation podcast at their Patreon HERE. https://twitter.com/sarahkendzior/status/1135620442155356160 https://twitter.com/sarahkendzior/status/1135214071803011072 Felicia Sonmez, Tara Bahrampour, and Rachael Bade at The...

Duration:00:50:58

How Michigan Gov. Whitmer can save Medicaid coverage for more than 70,000 recipients in one simple step – with special guest Sam Bagenstos

5/28/2019
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Sam Bagenstos on Twitter: @SBagen Linsay VanHulle at Bridge: Snyder signs bills that weaken Michigan minimum wage, sick leave laws Sam Bagenstos at Bridge: Here’s how Gov. Whitmer can limit impact of Medicaid work requirements Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Jordan's important project: Election-Calendar.com Give us a five-star review at iTunes! The GOTMFV Show Facebook...

Duration:01:03:52

Dudes, show up – Stopping the bans on abortion is a human rights issue – with special guest Lizz Winstead

5/20/2019
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Lizz Winstead on Twitter: @LizzWinstead Lady Parts Justice on Twitter: @LadyPJustice Lady Parts Justice League on Twitter: @LPJLeague LPJL's website: LPJLeague.org Support the important work being done by the Lady Parts Justice League by making a tax-deductible donation HERE. Find your local abortion fund to support by going to the National Network of Abortion Funds HERE. Sister Song's Reproductive Justice website is HERE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiwOLDIVa_o Margo Kaplan at the...

Duration:00:48:03

Will Facebook break US up? with special guest Harold Feld from Public Knowledge

5/14/2019
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Harold Feld on Twitter: @HaroldFeld Public Knowledge on Twitter: @PublicKnowledge Public Knowledge's website: PublicKnowledge.org Get your FREE copy of The Case for the Digital Platform Act at DigitalPlatformAct.com or by texting PLATFORM to 52886. Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Join Progressives Everywhere in supporting Amy Laufer in her campaign to win Virginia's...

Duration:00:58:46

Political Pornography – With special guest Ari Berman

5/7/2019
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Ari Berman on Twitter: @AriBerman Buy Ari's book Give Us The Ballot HERE. Ari Berman at Mother Jones: The Supreme Court Could Shift Power to Republicans for the Next Decade Ari Berman at Mother Jones: In Census Case, Supreme Court Suddenly Cares a Lot About Voting Rights Act Chris Savage at Eclectablog: Federal court rules Michigan’s Congressional, State House, and State Senate districts unconstitutional – Here’s why that’s a BFD Jonathan Oosting at The Detroit News: [Michigan] GOP asks...

Duration:00:55:00

The eyes of the nation are on Michigan – with special guest Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lavora Barnes

4/30/2019
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Lavora Barnes on Twitter: @LavoraBarnes Michigan Democratic Party on Twitter: @MichiganDems Michigan Democratic Party website: MichiganDems.com Susan Demas and Ken Coleman at Michigan Advance: Barnes elected MDP’s first Black female chair Chris Savage & LOLGOP at Eclectablog: [PODCAST] May the best organizers win – with special guest Organizing Corps 2020 Exec Director Rachel Haltom-Irwin Chris Savage at Eclectablog: Released emails show that Republicans have been gerrymandering Michigan...

Duration:00:55:15

Do you have a clue about Q? – with special guest Travis View from the QAnon Anonymous podcast

4/23/2019
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Travis View on Twitter: @Travis_View QAnon Anonymous podcast on Twitter: @QAnonAnonymous Subscribe to the QAnon Anonymous podcast on iTunes HERE. Support the QAnon Anonymous podcast through their Patreon HERE. Tom Porter at Business Insider: QAnon conspiracy theorists turned out in force at Trump's Michigan rally as he hailed victory over 'deep state' Mike Rothschild at The Daily Dot: Trump’s Michigan rally breathed new life into the QAnon conspiracy Luke Barnes at Think Progress: QAnon...

Duration:00:54:10

[PODCAST] Tax the Rich Day – with special guest Maura Quint (@BehindYourBack) from The Tax March

4/16/2019
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In addition to being Tax the Rich Day at Eclectablog, it's also Fundraiser Week. Click HERE for more details on how you can support ad-free, progressive writing and commentary. For a mere $1 per day, $52, you can help keep us going for another year. Thank you! Maura Quint on Twitter: @BehindYourBack The Tax March on Twitter: @TaxMarch The Tax March on Facebook: Facebook.com/TaxMarch The Tax March website: TaxMarch.org Tax the Rich website: TaxMarch.org/TaxTheRich Jessica Goldstein at...

Duration:01:02:44

[PODCAST] Understand Sadopopulism and you’ll understand Trump voters (HINT: they’re not fools) – with special guest Teri Kanefield

4/8/2019
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Teri Kanefield on Twitter: @Teri_Kanefield Teri Kanefield's website: TeriKanefield.com Teri Kanefield's tweet storms in blog form: TeriKanefield-blog.com Sadopopulism, explained: https://twitter.com/Teri_Kanefield/status/1111271974779518976 The problem with Libertarians, explained: https://twitter.com/Teri_Kanefield/status/1114914252521738240 Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website:...

Duration:00:45:53