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NAFTA Psychedelia, UltraViolet’s Worst for Women

8/11/2018
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Lori Wallach is the director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. A 25-year veteran of congressional trade battles starting with the 1990s fight over NAFTA, she was named to the “Politico’s 50” list of thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics in 2016 for her leadership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership debate. Wallach is an internationally recognized expert on trade with experience advocating in Congress and foreign parliaments, trade negotiations, courts, government...

Duration:00:40:49

The Horror in Yemen, The Beauty in Social Security

8/11/2018
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Stephen Miles is the Executive Director for Win Without War, a diverse coalition of 40 member organizations formed in opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the underlying national security strategy that created them. Nancy Altman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and the President of Social Security Works. She Is author of the new book “The Truth About Social Security: The Founders’ Words Refute REvisionist History, Zombie Lies and Common...

Duration:00:59:51

May 1968 and Kurt Cobain’s Politics

8/11/2018
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Cole Stangler is a Paris-based journalist covering labor and politics. A former staff writer at International Business Times, his work has also appeared in outlets like The Atlantic, The Nation and Jacobin, among others. Danny Goldberg, President of Gold Village Entertainment, has worked in the music business as a personal manager, record company President, public relations man and journalist since the late 1960s. He is author of “In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 And The Hippie Idea”

Duration:00:40:49

Meet The Candidates

8/4/2018
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Joe Dinkin, National Campaigns Director for Working Families Party Deb Haaland, candidate for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District Faith Winter, candidate for CO’s State Senate and National Training Director for VoteRunLead

Duration:00:41:08

Schoolhouse Rockers

8/4/2018
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Jeff Bryant, Director of the Education Opportunity Network Rebecca Diamond, a 2nd grade teacher, discusses the West Virginia teachers’ strike

Duration:00:41:07

Greetings from New Orleans!

8/4/2018
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Jim Dean, chair of Democracy for America MarkAlain Dery, Director of T-Cell Clinic at Tulane University & Founder, WHIV 102.3

Duration:00:41:09

The Israel Question and Resisting Big Pharma

7/28/2018
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Harvard’s campus while studying there. Noah now lives in Boston. Steve Knievel is an access to medicines advocate for Public Citizen’s Access to Medicines program. His work focuses on policies relating to U.S. drug pricing and making medicines affordable for everyone. Knievel's work has also included advocating on international access to medicines issues, including compulsory licensing and preventing access-restricting proposals from being advanced through trade agreements. Knievel’s...

Duration:00:41:07

Hack This!

7/28/2018
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Natalie Martinez is a researcher at Media Matters. She holds a B.A. in American Culture Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.

Duration:00:41:06

Yasha Levine: Digital Cattle Call (And We're the Cows)

7/28/2018
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Yasha Levine is a journalist and a former editor of Moscow-based satirical newspaper The eXile. He is the author of "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet."

Duration:00:41:07

We Don't Need 'Skin in the Game' - We Need Medicare For All!

7/22/2018
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Wendell Potter is Founder of the investigative reporting group, “Tarbell” Wendell is an author, former corporate public relations executive and journalist. His books include, “Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans ; Obamacare: What’s In It for Me/What Everyone Needs to Know about the Affordable Care Act (an ebook); and Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.”

Duration:00:41:07

Global Trade: Chaos Either Way

7/22/2018
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David Dayen is a fellow for In These Times and a contributor to The Intercept. His first book, “Chain of Title,” about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud, was released in May 2016. The book was the winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize. Nancy Altman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and the President of Social Security Works.

Duration:00:41:07

Douglas Rushkoff: Survival of the Richest

7/22/2018
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in a digital age. He is the author of fifteen bestselling books on media, technology, and society, including Program or Be Programmed, Present Shock, and Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus. He has made such award-winning PBS Frontline documentaries as Generation Like, Merchants of Cool, and The Persuaders, and is the author of graphic novels including Testament and Aleister & Adolf. His latest book, coming in January 2019 and available for pre-order now is “TEAM HUMAN.”

Duration:00:41:07

Thomas Frank: All Aboard the Oblivion Express

7/22/2018
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Thomas Frank is is an American political analyst, historian, and journalist.[1] He co-founded and edited The Baffler magazine. Frank has written several books, most notably What's the Matter with Kansas? (2004) and Listen, Liberal (2016). From 2008 to 2010 he wrote "The Tilting Yard", a column in the Wall Street Journal. You can find his recent writings at The Guardian, and his latest book is “Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society.”

Duration:00:41:07

Fake Family Leave & Let's Say Nah to Kavanaugh.

7/14/2018
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Linda Benesch is the Communications Director at Social Security Works, a national organization fighting to address our nation's retirement income crisis by protecting and expanding Social Security. Richard Eskow is the Host of The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Duration:00:41:07

Physicians Speak Up For Children On the Border

7/14/2018
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Dr. Yolandra Hancock's background includes degrees from the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) and John Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her medical residency at the acclaimed Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, where she gained considerable knowledge and experience while working with some of the nation’s leading physicians and clinicians. Dr. Andrew Goldstein is a public health system primary care...

Duration:00:41:07

Best Of: Max Blumenthal, "Killing Gaza"

7/7/2018
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Max Blumenthal is the Senior Editor of the Grayzone Project, now at GrayzoneProject.com. He is also a documentary filmmaker - his latest is “Killing Gaza,” coproduced by Dan Cohen, documenting Israel's 2014 assault on Gaza during the war. It’s available at KillingGaza.com Max is the Author of several books, including "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza" “Republican Gomorrah”, and “Goliath”. He also co-host of the Podcast, “Moderate Rebels”

Duration:00:41:07

Best Of: Elizabeth Bruenig & Lyta Gold

7/7/2018
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Elizabeth Bruenig is an Opinion columnist for the Washington Post. Her writing focuses on politics, religion, and morality in public life. She is the author of a recent article at Medium.com called “The Soulless Logic of Capitalism’s ‘Dark, Satanic Mill’ : And what it tells us about the NFL’s national anthem policy” Lyta Gold is the Amusements Editor for Current Affairs magazine and author of the article: The Dismal Frontier: What is Star Trek without the socialism?

Duration:00:41:07

Best Of: Prof. Harvey J. Kaye

7/7/2018
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Harvey J Kaye is an American historian and sociologist. He is currently the Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. He is the author of numerous books including, “Thomas Paine and the Promise of America,” “Thomas Paine: Firebrand of the Revolution,” and “The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great”

Duration:00:41:04

Marianne Williamson: American Soul

6/30/2018
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Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. For the last 35 years, she has been one of America’s most well known public voices, having been a popular guest on television programs such as Oprah, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, & Bill Maher. Seven of her twelve published books have been New York Times Best Sellers and four of these were #1. The mega best seller A Return to Love is considered a must-read of The New Spirituality. A paragraph from that book,...

Duration:00:41:10

Whose Independence Is It, Anyway?

6/30/2018
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Maj. Danny Sjursen is a US Army strategist and former history instructor at West Point. He served tours with reconnaissance units in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has written a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge. Julie Margetta Morgan is a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. Julie most recently served as a Senior Program Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to joining Gates, she was a senior...

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