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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


Episode 39 – Resistance Survival Tips & the Vagical Mystery Tour with special guest Lizz Winstead

7/3/2017
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The show notes for Episode 39 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-39-resistance-survival-tips-the-vagical-mystery-tour-with-special-guest-lizz-winstead.html https://twitter.com/TopherSpiro/status/881512014232911872 Lizz Winstead on Twitter: @LizzWinstead The Vagical Mystery Tour website with tour dates is HERE. Tickets to the July 9th show at the Magic Bag in Detroit can be purchased HERE. The Lady Parts Justice League website is HERE. Lady Parts Justice League on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:18:12


Episode 38 – Can Democrats save Medicaid? with special guests Emma Sandoe, David M. Perry, & Oliver Willis

6/28/2017
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The show notes for Episode 38 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-38-can-democrats-save-medicaid-with-special-guests-emma-sandoe-david-m-perry-oliver-willis.html GoFundMe post for Tony Trupiano: Please help former Eclectablogger Tony Trupiano out as he deals with a serious health crisis by clicking HERE. Emma Sandoe on Twitter: @Emma_Sandoe Emma Sandoe's blog: EmmaSandoe.wordpress.com David M. Perry on Twitter: @Lollardfish David M. Perry's blog: ThisMess.net National ADAPT...

Duration: 01:32:45


Episode 37 – How to steal health insurance from 23 million Americans without anyone noticing with special guest Ben Wikler

6/19/2017
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The show notes for Episode 37 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-37-how-to-steal-health-insurance-from-23-million-americans-without-anyone-noticing-with-special-guest-ben-wikler.html This is the darkest moment in American history since Donald Trump became president. Since January 20, 2016, deportations have become a tool of trauma, designed to stigmatize and terrify people who just want to be a part of this American experiment the way our did. Civilian causalities by U.S....

Duration: 01:36:34


Episode 36 – One Trillion Reasons the GOP Won’t Give Up on Trickle-Down with special guest Nick Hanauer

6/13/2017
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The show notes for Episode 36 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-36-one-trillion-reasons-the-gop-wont-give-up-on-trickle-down-with-special-guest-nick-hanauer.html When Kansas Republicans who control both State houses were forced to join with the state's Democrats to overturn Governor Sam Brownback's veto of the bill that would roll back his 2012 tax cuts for the rich this week, no one had more right to say "I told you so" than Nick Hanauer. Hanauer called the unfunded tax...

Duration: 01:24:25


Episode 35 – How corporations stole God with special guest Princeton historian Kevin M. Kruse

6/7/2017
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The show notes for Episode 35 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-35-how-corporations-stole-god-with-special-guest-princeton-historian-kevin-m-kruse.html Kevin M. Kruse's personal website: KevinMKruse.com/ Kevin M. Kruse on Twitter: @KevinMKruse Purchase One Nation Under God by Kevin M. Kruse HERE. Kevin M. Kruse at Baffler: Quick-Fire Kevin M. Kruse at Esquire: All the Presidents' Taxes Kevin M. Kruse at Esquire: Trump's Tuesday Night Massacre Brings the Watergate...

Duration: 01:16:21


Episode 34 – Death to Trumpcare with special guest Mariame Kaba (@PrisonCulture)

5/30/2017
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The show notes for Episode 34 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-34-death-to-trumpcare-with-special-guest-mariame-kaba-prisonculture.html The Death of Trumpcare? https://twitter.com/LOLGOP/status/868471647652761600 https://twitter.com/LOLGOP/status/868472070858039301 https://twitter.com/LOLGOP/status/868472422927912961 https://twitter.com/LOLGOP/status/868473006775033857 https://twitter.com/LOLGOP/status/868473324271259648 https://twitter.com/LOLGOP/status/868473677007998979...

Duration: 01:47:54


Episode 33 – You CAN defeat Trumpcare! with special guest Topher Spiro

5/23/2017
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The show notes for Episode 33 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-33-you-can-defeat-trumpcare-with-special-guest-topher-spiro.html Paul N. Van de Water at Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Trump Budget May Break Promise to Protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid Georgetown University Health Policy Institute: Proposed Medicaid Changes Would Put Medical Decisions for Kids in Hands of States Instead of Parents and Pediatricians Andy Slavitt on the Pod Save the...

Duration: 01:21:36


Episode 32 – LIVE! Debbie & John Dingell talk healthcare, impeachment, and a president who lost an aircraft carrier

5/15/2017
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The show notes for Episode 32 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-32-live-debbie-john-dingell-talk-healthcare-impeachment-and-a-president-who-lost-an-aircraft-carrier.html We'd like to thank all the folks who came to our annual fundraiser at the Corner Brewery (aka "ABC Microbrewery") in Ypsilanti last Friday night and were there for a live recording of today's podcast. We'd like to thank some folks for their help in making the event a smashing success: Hosts Matt and Rene...

Duration: 01:10:38

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