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Impeaching Kavanaugh and Leaking Methane

9/15/2018
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Aaron Mintzes is Senior Policy Counsel for Earthworks Lisa Graves is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Documented Investigations

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Nathan J. Robinson: Takedowns & Utopias

9/15/2018
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Nathan J. Robinson is a PhD student in Sociology & Social Policy and the editor of the magazine Current Affairs. He is author of the book, Trump: Anatomy of a Monstrosity. Also check out "Current Affairs Rules For Life"

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E Pluribus Unum, Y'all

9/15/2018
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Abigail Zapote is the Executive Director for Latinos for a Secure Retirement in Washington D.C.where she leads a coalition of Latino organizations to protect Social Security, strengthen Medicare and increase pension access and financial literacy to Latinos of all ages. RICK PERLSTEIN is the author of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan. Before that, he published Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America (2008), a New York Times bestseller...

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Daniel Ellsberg: Facing Doomsday

9/8/2018
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Daniel Ellsberg is a renowned American whistleblower who released The Pentagon Papers to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in 1969. Ellsberg is also the author of four books: The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner(2017,), Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (2002,) Risk, Ambiguity and Decision(2001,) and Papers on the War (1971). In December 2006 he was awarded the 2006 Right Livelihood Award, in Stockholm, Sweden, “. . for putting peace and truth...

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Kavanaugh: The GOP’s Judicial Coup

9/8/2018
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Jessica Mason Pieklo is a writer and adjunct law professor in Boulder, Colorado. She is the former assistant director of the Health Law Clinic at Hamline Law School in St. Paul, Minnesota and former litigator. She is Vice President, Law and the Courts at Rewire.news. Rachel O'Leary Carmona is the founder of 275 Park Consulting. She has helped to inspire, equip, and mobilize people to shape the actions and policies that affect their communities for well over a decade. She currently...

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Organize Burning Man – and the DNC!

9/8/2018
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Nicole Karlis is a staff writer at Salon, where she writes about health, culture, social issues and gender politics. She has also written for the New York Times, Marie Claire, The Bold Italic, The Daily Beast, 7x7, Avenue magazine, Resident, USA Today and more. She calls San Francisco, California, home. Keith A. Spencer is a critic, essayist and editor at Salon.com, where he manages coverage of science and the tech industry. His writing has appeared in Jacobin, Dissent, McSweeneys, and...

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Stop Subsidizing Overpaid CEOs & Why We Need Public Pharma!

9/1/2018
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Sarah Anderson directs the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and is a co-editor of the IPS web site Inequality.org. Sarah’s research covers a wide range of international and domestic economic issues, including inequality, Wall Street reform, CEO pay, taxes, labor, and international trade and investment. Sarah is a well-known expert on executive compensation, as the lead author of more than 20 annual “Executive Excess” reports that have received extensive media...

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Prof. Richard Wolff: Capitalism on the Brink of Collapse

9/1/2018
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Professor Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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Jaron Lanier: Delete Your Social Media Accounts, NOW!

9/1/2018
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Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, author, and composer. Lanier is also one of most celebrated technology writers in the world, and is known for charting a humanistic approach to technology appreciation and criticism. He was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 2014. His book "Who Owns the Future?" won Harvard's Goldsmith Book Prize in 2014. His latest is “Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now”

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How To End Modern Slavery & Empower Communities

8/25/2018
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Cathy Garcia was born and raised in the Los Angeles suburbs to Mexican immigrant parents, documented and undocumented. Cathy is currently the co-chair of the Santa Fe chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, and a second-year law student at UNM School of Law. She co-chairs the National Lawyers Guild student chapter and expects to graduate in 2020. Jarrid Green is a Senior Research Associate at The Democracy Collaborative, a national research institute dedicated to developing new...

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Nuns on the Bus & Steve Mnuchin’s Upwards Flop

8/25/2018
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Sr. Quincy Howard is a Government Relations Specialist at NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice. 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.

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Foolish "Fact-Checkers" & Why Medicare For All Is The Only Way

8/25/2018
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Matt Bruenig is the founder of People's Policy Project. 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...

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How to Save Students & Happy Birthday Social Security!

8/18/2018
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Dr. Joseph Sakran is an assistant professor of surgery, director of emergency general surgery, and associate Chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. His past experience is in resource-poor settings, working with underprivileged and minority high school students, and has a public health background that has provided him with the skill-set needed to take on the challenges of improving care among vulnerable populations both domestically and abroad. As a...

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Rooting Out Racism In All Its Forms

8/18/2018
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Dr. Esther Choo, MD MPH is an emergency medicine physician and Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. Her research focuses on opioid and cannabis policies, health and workforce disparities, violence, and injury. She is co-founder and CMO of Equity Quotient, which uses concrete metrics to track gender equity within organizations. She is a past president of the Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine, Senior Advisor to FeminEM.org, and President of...

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Max Blumenthal: From Russiagate to Nicaragua

8/18/2018
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Max Blumenthal is the Senior Editor of the Grayzone Project, now at GrayzoneProject.com, and Author of several books, including "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza" “Republican Gomorrah”, and “Goliath”. He is also co-host of the Podcast, “Moderate Rebels”

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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...

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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...

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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”

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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

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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

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