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Episode 59 – EMERGENCY! NEVER BE OPTIMISTIC AGAIN! – With special guests Seth Hanlon & Prof. Carol Anderson

11/21/2017
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The show notes for Episode 59 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/11/episode-59-emergency-never-be-optimistic-again-with-special-guest-seth-hanlon-prof-carol-anderson.html Seth Hanlon on Twitter: @SethHanlon Seth Hanlon at the Center for American Progress (with Melissa Boteach): This tax plan is a disaster for American children and families Seth Hanlon at the Center for American Progress (with Alex Rowell): 4 Losers and 1 Big Winner in the House GOP Tax Plan RESOURCES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP...

Duration: 01:57:00


Episode 58 – “This is a man who autographs Bibles” – with special guests Michael S. Linden and Kyle Whitmire (aka @WarOnDumb)

11/14/2017
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The show notes for Episode 58 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/11/episode-58-this-is-a-man-who-autographs-bibles-with-special-guests-michael-s-linden-and-kyle-whitmire-aka-warondumb.html Intro audio clip from Sherrod Brown's speech on tax reform this week: https://twitter.com/SenateDems/status/930191606212329472 Michael S. Linden on Twitter: @MichaelSLinden Essential reading thread: https://twitter.com/MichaelSLinden/status/929538716527484928 Heather Long at The Washington Post: More...

Duration: 01:43:22


Episode 57 – Donald Trump’s Robber Baron Presidency with special guests Nicole Gill & Sanho Tree

11/7/2017
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The show notes for Episode 57 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/11/episode-57-donald-trumps-robber-baron-presidency-with-special-guests-nicole-gill-sanho-tree.html LOLGOP at Eclectablog: The most 10 vicious things about the Trump Tax Scam LOLGOP's Twitter Moment explainer: The GOP tax bill looks like it was written by Trump’s accountants Nicole Gill on Twitter: @NicoleGill TaxMarch.org HOMEWORK! - Take the Not One Penny pledge at NotOnePenny.org Sanho Tree on Twitter: @SanhoTree...

Duration: 01:37:09


Episode 56 – We’re so liberal we even want Republicans to have healthcare – with special guest Andy Slavitt

10/30/2017
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The show notes for Episode 56 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/10/episode-56-were-so-liberal-we-even-want-republicans-to-have-healthcare-with-special-guest-andy-slavitt.html Andy Slavitt on Twitter: @AriBerman @GetUSCovered: https://twitter.com/GetUSCovered/status/916098697385185280 The Get America Covered website: GetAmericaCovered.org The Washington Post: Three former Trump campaign officials charged by special counsel Kathleen Gray at the Detroit Free Press: Democratic politicians...

Duration: 01:11:36


Episode 55 – Elections matter so much that they’re trying to rig them with special guests Ari Berman & Fayrouz Saad

10/24/2017
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The show notes for Episode 55 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/10/episode-55-elections-matter-so-much-that-theyre-trying-to-rig-them-with-special-guests-ari-berman-fayrouz-saad.html Ari Berman on Twitter: @AriBerman Ari Berman at Mother Jones: Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump Ari Berman at Mother Jones: Trump Election Commissioner’s Voter Database Is a Ripe Target for Hackers Fayrouz Saad on Twitter: @Fayrouz Fayrouz Saad's website: FayrouzSaad.com Donate to...

Duration: 01:27:21


Episode 54 – Democracy worked to save healthcare, now we have to do it again wsg Sen. Debbie Stabenow & artist Ti-Rock Moore

10/17/2017
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The show notes for Episode 53 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/10/episode-54-democracy-worked-to-save-healthcare-now-we-have-to-do-it-again-wsg-sen-debbie-stabenow-artist-ti-rock-moore.html For information on contributing to Eclectablog and The Sit and Spin Room podcast, click HERE. Sen. Debbie Stabenow on Twitter: @SenStabenow Sen. Debbie Stabenow's webpage: Stabenow.Senate.gov LOLGOP at Eclectablog: This is the fight to save Medicare and Medicaid (and to destroy Trump presidency)...

Duration: 01:15:50


Episode 53 – Everything you need to know about the Trump Tax Scam with special guests Chad Bolt & Lily Batchelder

10/7/2017
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The show notes for Episode 53 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/10/episode-53-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-trump-tax-scam.html Eric Levitz at New York Magazine: Democrats Should Tell Voters What Else They Could Get for $1.5 Trillion Chad Bold on Twitter: @Chadderr The Indivisible Guide: Indivisible.org Ezra Klein at Vox: This is not how the Senate is supposed to work Lily Batchelder on Twitter: @LilyBatch Catherine Rampell at The New York Times: The report Trump officials...

Duration: 01:54:12


Episode 52 – Don’t Do What WE Did with special guests Greg Sargent and Sam Singh (It’s our 1-year anniversary!)

10/3/2017
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The show notes for Episode 52 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/10/episode-52-dont-do-what-we-did-with-special-guests-greg-sargent-and-sam-singh-its-our-1-year-anniversary.html Greg Sargent on Twitter: @ThePlumLineGS Greg Sargent's at the Washington Post: The Plum Line Ta-Nehisi Coates at The Atlantic: The First White President Greg Sargent at The Washington Post: Whose White President? Sam Singh on Twitter: @SinghSam94 Sam Singh's House Dems website: HouseDems.com/Singh The Top Three...

Duration: 01:24:08


Episode 51 – No celebrating until October (and maybe not even then) wsg Jacob Leibenluft & MI-08 candidate Elissa Slotkin

9/23/2017
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The show notes for Episode 51 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/09/episode-51-no-celebrating-until-october-and-maybe-even-not-then-wsg-jacob-leibenluft-mi-08-candidate-elissa-slotkin.html R.I.P. Jon Breen. Jacob Leibenluft of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on Twitter: @JLeibenluft Help defeat the latest version of Trumpcare and #KillTheBill using the tools at TrumpcareTen.org. Elissa Slotkin on Twitter: @ElissaSlotkin Elissa Slotkin's website: ElissaForCongress.com Make a...

Duration: 01:42:11


Episode 50 – A Dead Possum Named Trumpcare with special guests Michael S. Linden & Charles Gaba

9/19/2017
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The show notes for Episode 50 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/09/episode-50-a-dead-possum-named-trumpcare-with-special-guests-michael-s-linden-charles-gaba.html Michael S. Linden on Twitter: @MichaelSLinden Charles Gaba on Twitter: @Charles_Gaba Charles Gaba's website: ACASignUps.net LOLGOP at Eclectablog: 5 reasons we have to take Trumpcare seriously — again Resident Trump's deleted "Shuette" tweet: Detroit Free Press: Enbridge report on Straits of Mackinac pipelines angers state...

Duration: 01:45:21


Episode 49 – We are NOT a nation of bigots – with special guest Prof. Ian Haney López

9/11/2017
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The show notes for Episode 49 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/09/episode-49-we-are-not-a-nation-of-bigots-with-special-guest-prof-ian-haney-lopez.html Prof. Ian Haney López on Twitter: @IanHaneyLopez and @DogWhistleRace. Prof. Ian Haney López's personal website: IanHaneyLopez.com. Purchase Dog Whistle Politics HERE. Prof. Ian Haney López at The Nation: President Trump Should Be Impeached for Pardoning Joe Arpaio Prof. Ian Haney López at Demos. LOLGOP at Eclectablog: What do scared...

Duration: 01:26:04


Episode 48 – This movement is about the soul of our country wsg SEIU Pres. Mary Kay Henry & MI-11 candidate Haley Stevens

9/5/2017
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The show notes for Episode 48 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/09/episode-48-this-movement-is-about-the-soul-of-our-country-wsg-seiu-pres-mary-kay-henry-mi-11-candidate-haley-stevens.html Last week we let you know that Friends of the Pod Dawn and Mike Wagner were worried they would lose their home to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Mike is the composer of "Unclaimed", our intro music into the Flint Water Crisis update each week. We are happy to report that they missed having their...

Duration: 01:39:05


Episode 47 – A Wetter, Hotter White Supremacy – with special guest Ari Berman

8/30/2017
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The show notes for Episode 47 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/08/episode-47-a-wetter-hotter-white-supremacy-with-special-guest-ari-berman.html Before we get started today, I learned after recording this podcast episode that Dawn and Mike Wagner have likely lost their home to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Mike is the composer of "Unclaimed", our intro music into the Flint Water Crisis update each week. Please keep them in your thoughts and send prayers and other positive mental...

Duration: 01:25:22


Episode 46 – Good Government is Good with special guest David M. Perry

8/19/2017
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The show notes for Episode 46 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/08episode-46-good-government-is-good-with-special-guest-david-m-perry.html David M. Perry on Twitter: @Lollardfish David M. Perry at the Chicago Trubune: Why I'm moving my family out of Illinois David M. Perry at the PacificStandard: Why it's important to name Nazis Elizabeth Cohen and Katherine Grise at CNN: Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors...

Duration: 01:16:20


Episode 45 – The base of the Democratic Party are Black women with special guest @AngryBlackLady Imani Gandy

8/15/2017
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The show notes for Episode 45 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/08/episode-45-the-base-of-the-democratic-party-are-black-women-with-special-guest-angryblacklady-imani-gandy.html Imani Gandy on Twitter: @AngryBlackLady Darcie Moran at MLive: Hundreds gather in Ann Arbor after Virginia's deadly white nationalist rally Corey Pein on On the Media's Mind the Gap: Something Is Emerging From This Community Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept: The Misguided Attacks on ACLU for Defending...

Duration: 01:29:08


Episode 44 – How to win: Get your millennial friends to vote and RUN! wsg Sean McElwee & Darrin Camilleri

8/8/2017
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The show notes for Episode 44 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/08/episode-44-how-to-win-get-your-millennial-friends-to-vote-and-run-wsg-sean-mcelwee-darrin-camilleri.html Sean McElwee on Twitter: @SeanMcElwee Sean McElwee at Demos: A Higher Minimum Wage Has Broad Appeal Sean McElwee at The Nation: How Oregon Increased Voter Turnout More Than Any Other State Darrin Camilleri on Twitter: @DarrinCamilleri Crain's Detroit "20 in Their 20s" article on Darrin Camilleri: DARRIN CAMILLERI,...

Duration: 01:36:46


Episode 43 – Trumpcare: Zombie, Vampire or Frankenstein? wsg Chad Bolt & Charles Gaba

7/30/2017
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The show notes for Episode 43 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-43-trumpcare-zombie-vampire-or-frankenstein-wsg-chad-bolt-charles-gaba.html Chad Bolt on Twitter: @Chadderr Charles Gaba on Twitter: @Charles_Gaba Charles Gaba's website: ACASignUps.net https://twitter.com/daveweigel/status/890950072778858496 Paul N. Van de Water at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: House Budget Cuts, Restructures Medicare FLINT UPDATE Paul Egan at Detroit Free Press: Appeals court...

Duration: 01:31:30


Episode 42 – Normalizing lunacy with special guests Andy Slavitt and Laura Packard

7/25/2017
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The show notes for Episode 42 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-42-normalizing-lunacy-with-special-guests-andy-slavitt-and-laura-packard.html Intro: Dean Heller on the AHCA bill on June 23rd: https://twitter.com/toomanyclocks/status/888854028846862336 To help support Eclectablog during our summer fundraiser, click HERE. Andy Slavitt on Twitter: @ASlavitt Andy Slavitt at USA Today: Trump is playing health care games with lives. Where are the grown-ups? Andy Slavitt at...

Duration: 01:27:42


Episode 41 – “Die, Trumpcare Zombie, die!” with special guest Topher Spiro

7/19/2017
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The show notes for Episode 41 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-41-die-trumpcare-zombie-die-with-special-guest-topher-spiro.html The Bat Signal from Andy Slavitt: They are still pushing the Motion to Proceed on Trumpcare even having lost 3-4 votes. We have to apparently kill it, kill its ghost, then kill its zombie. https://twitter.com/CitizenCohn/status/886237880800210945 Topher Spiro on Twitter: @TopherSpiro Chris Savage at Eclectablog: The tea party’s silence on Trump...

Duration: 01:15:20


Episode 40 – “That’s just disgusting” wsg Anita Cameron from ADAPT & Aditi Juneja

7/11/2017
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The show notes for Episode 39 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-40-thats-just-disgusting-wsg-anita-cameron-from-adapt-aditi-juneja.html Anita Cameron on Twitter: @AdaptAnita Anita Cameron's blog: AngryBlackWomyn.com National ADAPT's webpage: ADAPT.org National ADAPT's GoFundMe page is HERE.

Duration: 01:28:41

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