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EPISODE 68 – Think of Donald Trump as Chickenpox

1/15/2018
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The show notes for Episode 68 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-68-think-of-donald-trump-as-chickenpox.html The Good: CBS News: Who are the Republicans retiring from Congress after 2018? Veronica Stracqualursi at CNN: Trey Gowdy steps down from House Ethics Committee, citing 'workload' Gabriel Debendetti and Daniel Strauss at Politico: The next GOP panic: Governors races The Bad: Jeff Stein at The Washington Post: Smoking penalties, ER fees, premiums on the poor: How states...

Duration: 00:41:57


Episode 67 – There’s so much healing possible (but the wounds are still there) – wsg Rachael Denhollander, the first to speak out about Larry Nassar

1/8/2018
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The show notes for Episode 67 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-67-theres-so-much-healing-possible-but-the-wounds-are-still-there-an-interview-with-the-first-woman-to-speak-out-about-larry-nassar.html Listen to Rachael Denhollander on Episode 31 of the Burn It All Down podcast HERE. Christopher Haxel and Matt Mencarini at the Lansing State Journal: Rachael Denhollander: 'MSU officials silenced' Larry Nassar's victims Stephanie Wang at the Indy Star: ‘I knew what the cost...

Duration: 00:57:14


Episode 66 – The U.S. Census is like the base for the stew – with special guest Ari Berman

1/3/2018
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The show notes for Episode 66 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-66-the-u-s-census-is-like-the-base-for-the-stew-with-special-guest-ari-berman.html Ari Berman on Twitter: @AriBerman Ari Berman at Mother Jones: Trump’s Pick to Run 2020 Census Has Defended Racial Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Laws The Good: Thomas Fuller at The New York Times: Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal in California The Bad: James Hohmann at The Washington Post: Trump’s true priorities revealed...

Duration: 01:06:55


Episode 65 – 2017: A year when every day was a month of news – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

12/28/2017
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The show notes for Episode 64 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-65-2017-a-year-when-every-day-was-a-month-of-news-with-special-guest-sarah-kendzior.html Sarah Kendzior on Twitter: @SarahKendzior https://twitter.com/sarahkendzior/status/923622617440976896 Sarah Kendzior's website: SarahKendzior.com Sarah Kendzior at The Globe and Mail: Alabama proves that appealing to Trump voters is a lost cause. The power is elsewhere. Sarah Kendzior at FastCompany: With Trump, The GOP Is...

Duration: 01:16:46


Episode 64 – 2017: Worse than we ever could have imagined and better than we could have ever hoped – with special guest Topher Spiro

12/18/2017
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The show notes for Episode 64 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-64-2017-worse-than-we-ever-could-have-imagined-and-better-than-we-could-have-ever-hoped-with-special-guest-topher-spiro.html Topher Spiro on Twitter: @TopherSpiro Carol Kuruvilla at Huffington Post: White Evangelicals Voted En Masse For Roy Moore In Alabama, To No One’s Surprise Jason Sattler at USA Today: Republican war on Millennials looks like a suicide mission...

Duration: 01:15:25


Episode 63 – A Festival of Tax Giveaways to the Very Rich – wsg Michael Linden & Miriame Kaba

12/12/2017
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The show notes for Episode 63 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-63-a-festival-of-tax-giveaways-to-the-very-rich-wsg-michael-linden-miriame-kaba.html Michael Linden on Twitter: @MichaelSLinden RESOURCES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP TAX SCAM: TrumpTaxScam.org TrumpTaxToolkit.org NotOnePenny.org StopTrumpTaxCuts.org AmericansForTaxFairness.org Mariame Kaba's personal website: MariameKaba.com Mariame Kaba on Twitter: @PrisonCulture Miriame Kaba's blog: USPrisonCulture.com Ways to help...

Duration: 01:28:54


Episode 62 – “The #TrumpTaxScam is the worst manifestation of public policy ever, people need to be banging their pots and pans on this” – wsg Harold Feld & Congressman Dan Kildee

12/4/2017
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The show notes for Episode 62 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-62-the-trumptaxscam-is-the-worst-manifestation-of-public-policy-ever-people-need-to-be-banging-their-pots-and-pans-on-this-wsg-harold-feld-congressman-dan-kildee.html Harold Feld of PublicKnowledge.org on Twitter: @HaroldFeld Jon Brodkin at Ars Technica: Charter is using net neutrality repeal to fight lawsuit over slow speeds RESOURCES TO FIGHT TO PRESERVE NET NEUTRALITY: Here's what YOU can do: Send a letter to...

Duration: 01:18:18


Episode 61 – The #TrumpTaxScam is not literally a “piece of sh!t”, but it’s close – wsg Ben Wikler of MoveOn.org

12/2/2017
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The show notes for Episode 61 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-61-emergency-podcast-the-trumptaxscam-is-not-literally-a-piece-of-sht-but-its-close.html Ben Wikler on Twitter: @BenWikler RESOURCES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP TAX SCAM: TrumpTaxScam.org TrumpTaxToolkit.org NotOnePenny.org StopTrumpTaxCuts.org Give us a five-star review at iTunes! The Sit and Spin Room Facebook page is HERE! The Sit and Spin Room logo by Anne C. Savage. Music clips Intro and Outro music: Zoolookologie by...

Duration: 00:34:15


Episode 60 – When they go low, you have to punch them in the stomach – wsg Neera Tanden & Nick Hanauer

11/28/2017
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The show notes for Episode 60 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/11/episode-60-when-they-go-low-you-have-to-punch-them-in-the-stomach-wsg-neera-tanden-nick-hanauer.html Neera Tanden on Twitter: @NeeraTanden RESOURCES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP TAX SCAM: TrumpTaxScam.org TrumpTaxToolkit.org NotOnePenny.org StopTrumpTaxCuts.org Nick Hanauer on Twitter: @NickHanauer https://twitter.com/NickHanauer/status/934141165523296256 Ashley Parker and Katie Zezima at the Washington Post: Trump refers to...

Duration: 01:10:11


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

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