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The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.

The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.
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The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.

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Episodes

The David Pakman Show - May 25, 2018

5/25/2018
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--On the Show: --The Environmental Protection Agency, led by its director Scott Pruitt, ban the Associated Press and CNN from attending its national summit on contaminants in drinking water --Caller asks about gun rights for minors and sensible gun control measures --Caller wonders what would happen if Republicans ignore a damning final report made by special counsel Robert Mueller against President Trump --Caller asks about Jonathan Haidt, Jordan Peterson, and a few other...

Duration:00:51:47

The David Pakman Show - May 24, 2018

5/24/2018
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--On the Show: --David Patrikarakos, Contributing Editor at The Daily Beast, contributing writer at Politico, and author of the book "War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century," joins David to discuss the increasing power and importance of social media for political activism --The Trump North Korea summit is, not surprisingly, canceled, and Donald Trump will not be meeting with Kim Jong-Un --It is revealed that Donald Trump's personal...

Duration:00:52:35

The David Pakman Show - May 23, 2018

5/23/2018
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--On the Show: --Lawrence Norden, Deputy Director of the Democracy Program at NYU Law School’s Brennan Center for Justice, joins David to discuss voting integrity for the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, including voting machines, Russia, disinformation tactics, and much more --The upcoming summit between the US and Donald Trump with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is quickly imploding, as Trump now refers to it merely as something that "might" happen, and Kim Jong-Un reportedly fears a...

Duration:00:52:29

The David Pakman Show - May 21, 2018

5/21/2018
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--On the Show: --Samantha Price, evolutionary biologist and Assistant Professor at Clemson University, joins David to discuss how whales got so large and for a discussion more generally about the size of mammals on Earth --Another school shooting takes place, this time in Santa Fe, Texas, where despite an active shooter plan, practice, and armed police officers at the school, 10 people were killed and 10 were injured --During 2018, more public school students have died in shootings than...

Duration:00:54:18

The David Pakman Show - May 18, 2018

5/18/2018
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Ben Cohen, Co-Founder of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, joins David to discuss getting money out of politics --Donald Trump says, about the deportations of Hispanic immigrants, that these are not people, they are "animals" --Caller wonders if Bernie Sanders' style of politics would work in South America --Caller raises the topic of left-wing antisemitism --Caller asks if philosophers should be blamed for the misdeeds of their followers --Caller...

Duration:00:51:47

The David Pakman Show - May 17, 2018

5/17/2018
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--On the Show: --Travis Lupick, author of "Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction," joins David to discuss the opioid epidemic, as well as decriminalization and legalization --The US Senate passes a bill to save Net Neutrality, and we discuss whether it's a waste of time given the unlikely passage of the bill in the House, as well as the almost certain veto from President Donald Trump --The release of 2500 pages of transcripts from...

Duration:00:53:03

The David Pakman Show - May 16, 2018

5/16/2018
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--On the Show: --Lori Hodgson, former Scientologist of 30 years and author of “A Mother’s Heartbreak: How Scientology Destroyed My Family," joins David to discuss the latest craziness involving her and her children vis-a-vis the Church of Scientology --A new study again confirms that luck, timing, and chance are important components to wealth, and it's something that should be accounted for when thinking of how to organize society, including as laid out by John Rawls in his Theory of...

Duration:00:51:10

The David Pakman Show - May 15, 2018

5/15/2018
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--On the Show: --Glen Weyl, principal research at Microsoft Research New England, joins David to discuss his co-authored new book "Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society" --Why are people falling for pseudo-intellectualism and fake intellectuals, including Jordan Peterson and many others? David discusses, including ideas from socioeconomics and psychology --After a strange tweet from President Donald Trump saying that he wants to help Chinese company ZTE...

Duration:00:53:10

The David Pakman Show - May 14, 2018

5/14/2018
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--On the Show: --Jeremy Baumberg, Professor of Nanoscience at the University of Cambridge, joins David to discuss his new book "The Secret Life of Science" --Chaos grows in Israel as the US officially moves the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that was predictable ever since Donald Trump selected David Friedman as US Ambassador to Israel --As we learn more about the millions of dollars funneled through a shell company owned by Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen,...

Duration:00:55:35

The David Pakman Show - May 11, 2018

5/11/2018
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--On the Show: --German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that, in the Donald Trump era, Europe can no longer count on the protect of the American military umbrella --Two world news stories, including the first opposition win in Malaysia in 60 years and the removal of Serzh Sargsyan as Prime Minister of Armenia, replaced by Nikol Pashinyan --Caller asks whether David believes gender is a social construct --Caller asks why centrists don't seem to have electoral success --Caller asks about...

Duration:00:52:23

The David Pakman Show - May 10, 2018

5/10/2018
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--On the Show: --The conclusion to our interview with Chris Martenson, economic researcher, futurist, and Co-Founder of PeakProsperity.com, who joins David to discuss how one can evaluate the state of an economy and the importance and meaning of different economic indicators --In the wake of initial news that AT&T, Novartis, and a Russian oligarch paid Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen more than $1 million in total, pharmaceutical firm Novartis admits that they alone had a...

Duration:00:51:30

The David Pakman Show - May 8, 2018

5/8/2018
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--On the Show: --Jackie Salit, President of Independent Voting, joins David to discuss the truth about independent voters and the most likely paths for the creation of viable and strong third parties in the United States --The David Pakman Show is hacked and loses thousands of dollars --Despite Trump's recent claim at another one of his strange rallies that he "essentially got rid of Obamacare," the IRS knows that this is not true, and that all parts of Obamacare other than the...

Duration:00:57:19

The David Pakman Show - May 7, 2018

5/7/2018
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--On the Show: --David Weintraub, Professor of Astronomy at Vanderbilt University and author of the book "Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go," joins David to discuss possible missions to Mars --Despite Donald Trump and his cronies taking credit for recent developments related to North Korean denuclearization, North Korea states that Donald Trump did not play a role in their willingness to denuclearize --Shockingly, a Fox News anchor other than Shep Smith or Chris Wallace calls...

Duration:00:55:41

The David Pakman Show - May 4, 2018

5/4/2018
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Kert Davies, Director of the Climate Investigations Center, a research group that works to expose the anti-environmental movement, joins David to discuss the funding of so-called "climate skeptics" --Corporate media reports the story that Trump-connected opposition research firm Cambridge Analytica is shutting down, despite the fact that they appear to be moving business operations over to a business entity called "Emerdata" --Caller asks about...

Duration:00:57:29

The David Pakman Show - May 3, 2018

5/3/2018
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--On the Show: --The conclusion to our interview with Jason Murphy, anti-poverty activist and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Elms College in Western Massachusetts, discussing the latest on universal basic income programs, including the UBI test in Finland, as well as alternative systems like negative income taxes and job guarantees --Donald Trump's newest attorney, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, admits on Fox News that Donald Trump did in fact repay Michael Cohen the...

Duration:00:59:47

The David Pakman Show - May 2, 2018

5/2/2018
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--On the Show: --Jason Murphy, anti-poverty activist and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Elms College in Western Massachusetts, returns to the show to discuss the latest on universal basic income programs, including the UBI test in Finland, as well as alternative systems like negative income taxes and job guarantees --The longtime civil rights organization Anti-Defamation League is dropped from the list of key organizations designing Starbucks' anti-bias and diversity training...

Duration:00:57:29

The David Pakman Show - May 1, 2018

5/1/2018
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--On the Show: --Debra Satz, Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University, joins David to discuss her new book, "Why Some Things Should Not be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets" --In completely not shocking news, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he would meet with President Donald Trump at the DMZ, the demilitarized zone, on the border of North and South Korea for their upcoming summit --Nearly 50 of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's questions for President Donald Trump in...

Duration:01:00:18

The David Pakman Show - April 30, 2018

4/30/2018
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--On the Show: --Mark Rosenberg, founding Director of CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention & Control and a retired Assistant Surgeon General, joins David to discuss recent changes to language stemming from the latest omnibus spending bill that change how federal funding can be used for researching gun and firearm violence --A hugely news-filled weekend related to North Korea, as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, resulting in a number of...

Duration:00:59:21

The David Pakman Show - April 27, 2018

4/27/2018
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--On the Show: --Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor who publicly ingratiated President Trump about his health, withdraws his nomination to become Secretary of Veterans Affairs following a list of scandals being brought to light and questions over his experience in veterans' issues --David recommends a number of fiction and nonfiction books --Caller asks which political scandals of old need to be revisited --Caller wants to hear David's predictions for the 2018 and 2020...

Duration:00:59:18

The David Pakman Show - April 26, 2018

4/26/2018
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--On the Show: --Keith Whittington, Professor of Politics at Princeton University and author of the book "Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech," joins David to discuss concerns about free speech on college and university campuses --Donald Trump is increasingly using his personal cell phone to contact advisers without Chief of Staff John Kelly being aware of it, according to multiple sources, pointing to a new rift within the Oval Office --In the midst of Donald Trump's...

Duration:00:58:59

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