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The show includes live interviews, listener call-ins, clips from television and radio programs related to politics and current events, and other segments.

The show includes live interviews, listener call-ins, clips from television and radio programs related to politics and current events, and other segments.
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Virginia Beach, VA

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The show includes live interviews, listener call-ins, clips from television and radio programs related to politics and current events, and other segments.

Twitter:

@dpakman

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English


Episodes

The David Pakman Show - November 14, 2018

11/14/2018
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--On the Show: --Carl Cederstrom, Associate Professor at Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University, and author of the book "The Happiness Fantasy," joins David to discuss how the concept of happiness has been co-opted by corporations --Despite claims from Republicans that there was Democratic voter fraud in the recent Florida midterm elections, news surfaces that some voters in heavily Republican Bay county were allowed to vote by email, which is completely invalid based on voting...

Duration:00:57:02

The David Pakman Show - November 13, 2018

11/13/2018
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--On the Show: --Anand Giridharadas, author, columnist, political analyst, and author of the book "Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World," joins David to discuss his skepticism about the super rich who claim to want to change the world --Uncounted ballots in Arizona reverse the results of the recent Senate race and hand the victory to Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema over Republican candidate Martha McSally --A female Trump supporter screams about "f-ing Jews" at a...

Duration:01:00:42

The David Pakman Show - November 12, 2018

11/12/2018
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--On the Show: --Dr Mick, licensed couple and family therapist with a PhD in human development, joins David to discuss the intersection of anxiety, video games, and mental health, destigmatizing mental health, and more --Despite golfing in the rain regularly, Donald Trump cancels his appearance at a World War I commemoration event in France after traveling all the way across the Atlantic Ocean because it was raining, and the world is laughing at him --Donald Trump's installation of acting...

Duration:01:00:32

The David Pakman Show - November 9, 2018

11/9/2018
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--On the Show: --Fox News drastically cuts down its coverage of the migrant caravan after the midterm elections, demonstrating it served entirely as a fearmongering tactic --Caller believes Donald Trump's presidency is normalizing that of George W. Bush --Caller talks about the effects of facts and morals on people's political stances --Caller discusses how Medicare for All would affect the debt and deficit --Caller thinks Democrats won big in the 2018 midterm elections --Caller thinks...

Duration:00:57:32

The David Pakman Show - November 8, 2018

11/8/2018
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--On the Show: --Simon Gottschalk, Professor of Sociology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and author of the book "The Terminal Self" joins David to discuss the infantilization of western culture --Donald Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions shortly after once again slamming the Trump Russia investigation on Twitter in what appears to be a move in the direction of ending Robert Mueller's probe --Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about Democrats...

Duration:00:57:03

The David Pakman Show - November 7, 2018

11/7/2018
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--On the Show: --Democrats take the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections, and it's now time to start the investigations! --As predicted by David on the previous show, Republicans maintain control of the US Senate in the 2018 midterm election and end up gaining 2 seats --David discussed whether there really was a "blue wave" in the 2018 midterm elections, what's next for Democrats, notable races, ballot initiatives, and much more --This week's Hatriot Mail! --The 2020...

Duration:00:59:23

The David Pakman Show - November 6, 2018

11/6/2018
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--On the Show: --Erica Walker, postdoctoral researcher at Boston University's School of Public Health and Director of The Community Noise Lab, joins David to discuss the impact of noise on human mental and physical health --David makes his 2018 midterm predictions and the big question is whether he will be as wrong as he was with his 2016 prediction --Border Patrol will be conducting a "crowd control" exercise in El Paso, Texas, on election day, between a mostly Latino neighborhood and...

Duration:00:59:40

The David Pakman Show - November 5, 2018

11/5/2018
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--On the Show: --Will Sommer, tech reporter for The Daily Beast and author of "The Right Richter" newsletter on conservative media, joins David to discuss the recently failed attempt to smear special prosecutor Robert Mueller with false sexual assault allegations from women --It is increasingly pointless for media to spend time fact-checking Donald Trump because the right has decided that facts themselves have no authority and are politically irrelevant --The Republican plan to sabotage...

Duration:01:02:51

The David Pakman Show - November 2, 2018

11/2/2018
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Erica Scharrer, Professor of Communication at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and expert on violence in media, joins David to explain that, regardless of what the NRA and other groups say, there is no actual link between consumption of violent video games/movies and real-world violence --Former KKK member Derek Black says that President Trump's policies and rhetoric are in line with the views of white nationalists --Caller discusses the...

Duration:00:57:18

The David Pakman Show - November 1, 2018

11/1/2018
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--On the Show: --Michele Gelfand, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, leading expert on cultural differences, and author of the new book "Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World," joins David to discuss how class division props up autocratic leaders --Mail-in/absentee ballots for the 2018 midterm elections are being rejected at a high rate nationwide, and it's an emergency --Federal judges order voters purged in Ohio to be...

Duration:00:58:20

The David Pakman Show - October 31, 2018

10/31/2018
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--On the Show: --Nicole Mafi, daughter of polygamous Mormon cult leader Paul Kingston and author of "The Leader's Daughter," joins David to discuss her upbringing within and eventual departure from the cult --A smear campaign is uncovered which sought to pay women to make false sexual assault allegations against special prosecutor Robert Mueller --After the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue tragedy, Vice President Mike Pence finds the craziest, wackiest rabbi for a campaign event,...

Duration:00:56:20

The David Pakman Show - October 30, 2018

10/30/2018
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--On the Show: --The conclusion to our interview with Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA), who joins David to discuss not accepting corporate PAC money, getting money out of politics, the 2018 midterm elections, the 2020 Presidential election, Medicare for all, supporting Nanci Pelosi for Speaker of the House, and much more --Donald Trump reveals that he plans to end birthright citizenship by executive order, a legally dubious plan --Donald Trump is deploying more than 5,000 active duty military...

Duration:00:57:53

The David Pakman Show - October 29, 2018

10/29/2018
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--On the Show: --Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) joins David to discuss not accepting corporate PAC money, getting money out of politics, the 2018 midterm elections, the 2020 Presidential election, Medicare for all, supporting Nanci Pelosi for Speaker of the House, and much more --11 people are shot dead by an anti-Semitic 46-year-old white American male at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and we discuss the incident, the political climate surrounding it, and the...

Duration:00:57:51

The David Pakman Show - October 26, 2018

10/26/2018
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--On the Show: --Although Texas Senator Ted Cruz has been calling for civility in the political sphere, he's also called for Hillary Clinton and his Democratic opponent, Beto O'Rourke, to be locked up --Caller questions whether there should be a sex offender registry --Caller wonders whether a catastrophe would bring the left and right together --Caller asks how the media will frame the recent bomb scare --Caller discusses Charlie Kirk yelling at Cenk Uygur during a recent Politicon...

Duration:00:57:36

The David Pakman Show - October 25, 2018

10/25/2018
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--On the Show: --Our long form analysis of Jordan Peterson, and more specifically the movement that has been created around him, including its ideology, shortcomings, and more --Pipe bombs are sent to Hillary and Bill Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama, CNN, George Soros, former CIA Director John Brennan, Robert DeNiro, Joe Biden, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Maxine Waters, and more individuals on the left, most of whom have been specifically targeted by Donald Trump and the right --Fox News...

Duration:00:58:56

The David Pakman Show - October 24, 2018

10/24/2018
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--On the Show: --After multiple voter purging and suppression allegations, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is also the Republican candidate for Georgia Governor, is caught on tape admitting that he is "concerned" about people choosing to exercise their right to vote --Donald Trump now claims he's a nationalist without a clue what it means, and we explore how the word is a signal to his most extreme followers and discuss the difference between nationalism and patriotism --This...

Duration:00:58:47

The David Pakman Show - October 23, 2018

10/23/2018
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--On the Show: --David Neiwert, journalist, blogger, and author most recently of "Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump," joins David to discuss political extremism and more --Why tech billionaires want universal basic income and to "change the world" --Fox News' ad chief admits that advertisers keep leaving, and it's a real problem (for them) --The violent right continues to act as an explosive device is found and proactively detonated at billionaire...

Duration:00:54:13

The David Pakman Show - October 22, 2018

10/22/2018
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--On the Show: --Andy Yen, co-founder of end-to-end encrypted email service ProtonMail, joins David to discuss email encryption, cyber-privacy, and much more --In their 5th explanation for the Jamal Khasshoggi debacle, Saudi Arabia claims that a "fight breaking out" in which 59-year-old Khasshoggi tried to fight 15 men was the catalyst to his untimely death --In a totally delusion, out-of-this-world interview on Fox News with Brett Baier, Saudi Arabian Minister of Foreign Affair Adel...

Duration:01:01:23

The David Pakman Show - October 19, 2018

10/19/2018
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Stephen Mansfield, author of "The Miracle of the Kurds: A Remarkable Story of Hope Reborn in Northern Iraq," joins David to discuss the history of the Kurds and their importance in the battle against ISIS --Ben Shapiro proves himself to be painfully ignorant of the tenets of socialism and social democracy --Caller wonders whether former Senator Al Franken should have resigned over sexual harassment allegations --Caller talks about politics in...

Duration:00:59:13

The David Pakman Show - October 18, 2018

10/18/2018
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--On the Show: --Ben Dixon, Host of The Benjamin Dixon Show, fills in for David --A Marketplace-Edison Research Poll finds that Trump supporters are more motivated by racial hostility and xenophobia than by economic anxiety --Televangelist Pat Robertson echoes the right-wing position that the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi doesn't make blowing up the $110 billion arms deal between the US and Saudi Arabia worthwhile --Republicans engage in a multi-pronged attack to cut social...

Duration:00:59:31