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Banned in Israel, An Agency Fights Back

1/13/2018
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Ariel Gold is a campaign manager for CODEPINK, She has organized US speaking tours for Palestinian nonviolent activists, Iyad Burnat and Bassem Tamimi. She spent December 2014 through January 2015 traveling through Palestine with her two children, then 12 and 13 years old, staying in the homes of Palestinian families in the West Bank to experience first hand what life is like under Israeli occupation. Gavin Bade is a senior reporter for Utility Dive, and has contributed to a number of...

Duration: 00:41:10


Bernie’s Coat, O’Keefe’s Hoax

1/13/2018
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Daniel Marans is a reporter for the Huffington Post, he is a general assignment reporter with a focus on politics and economic policy. Lauren Windsor is the executive director of American Family Voices and the executive producer of the political web-show "The Undercurrent," a partner in Democracy Partners, a progressive consulting firm.

Duration: 00:41:09


Medical Madness & Radical Resistance

1/13/2018
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Steven Knievel is a researcher and campaign organizer with Public Citizen’s Global Access to Medicines Program. He works with governments and public interest groups around the world to promote the use of flexibilities in patent and trade rules to promote access to medicines for all. Gavin Bade is a senior reporter for Utility Dive, and has contributed to a number of sources, including The American Prospect, NPR, the New America Foundation, and WGVU

Duration: 00:41:09


The Future is Female ... and Single-Payer

1/6/2018
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Natalie Shure is a Los Angeles-based writer and researcher whose work focuses on history, health, and politics. She joins to discuss her recent article "The Feminist Case for Single Payer" Michael Lighty is the Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, where he has worked since its founding in 2009, and for the California Nurses Association since 1994. He joins RJ to discuss the fight for Single Payer in 2018.

Duration: 00:41:03


Wrestling Trolls and Ghosts

1/6/2018
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Daniel Harnsberger is a professional wrestler from Virginia, known in the ring as Daniel Richards or Dan "The Progressive Liberal" Richards. Jeffrey St. Clair is an investigative journalist, writer, and the editor of CounterPunch.

Duration: 00:42:14


Global Uprising

1/6/2018
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Winnie Wong, Co-Founder of People for Bernie, joins RJ to discuss organizing and activism in 2018. Reza Marashi, Research Director for the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), breaks down the question: are the protests in Iran a civil rights movement... or a revolution?

Duration: 00:42:15


Best of 2017: Sarah Jaffe

12/30/2017
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Originally broadcast on June 10, 2017. Sarah Jaffe is a Nation Institute fellow and an independent journalist covering labor, economic justice, social movements, politics, gender, and pop culture. She is the co-host of Dissent magazine’s Belabored podcast, as well as an editorial board member at Dissent and a columnist at New Labor Forum. Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt is her first book.

Duration: 00:41:11


Best Of 2017: Alexander Zaitchik

12/30/2017
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This episode originally aired on October 7, 2017. Alexander Zaitchik is an American freelance journalist and author who has written for The Nation, Salon, The New Republic, the New York Observer, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Foreign Policy, the International Herald Tribune, Wired, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Believer. His recent book is titled, "Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price." Héctor J. Figueroa is the President of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the...

Duration: 00:41:10


Best Of 2017: Ryan Grim

12/30/2017
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The Zero Hour is on a break this week. This portion of the show was previously recorded on June 8th, 2017. RJ and Ryan Grim explain why we published audio of Trump's private high-dollar fundraiser, and what the recording means. Ryan Grim is an author, Washington bureau chief for The Intercept, and a political commentator for The Young Turks.

Duration: 00:41:11


Divided Jerusalem

12/23/2017
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Dr. James Zogby, Founder & President of the Arab American Institute (AAI) & Max Blumenthal, Journalist & Author of "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza"

Duration: 00:41:08


Appalachia Rising

12/23/2017
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Paula Jean Swearengin, Candidate for U.S. Senate, W.V. (D) & Justin Santopietro, Candidate for U.S. House, VA-9th (D)

Duration: 00:41:08


Republicans Gone WIld

12/23/2017
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Medea Benjamin, Co-Founder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange; Author, "Kingdom of the Unjust" & Jon "Bowzer" Bauman, President of Social Security Works PAC

Duration: 00:41:09


Sexual Showdowns, Constitutional Confab, and the Spider Apocalypse

12/16/2017
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Helaine Olen, Author of "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" & Michael Moretta, National Director of Wolf PAC

Duration: 00:41:07


Capped by Cops, Colonized by Corps, and De-Democratized by Democrats

12/16/2017
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Taylor Dolven, VICE News Reporter & Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland Professor of Law

Duration: 00:41:08


Advantage Alabama! And Sam Seder

12/16/2017
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Pastor Kenneth Glasgow, Founder of The Ordinary People Society & Sam Seder, Host of "The Majority Report" and Still an MSNBC Contributor

Duration: 00:41:10


Corporate Fashion, Corporate Health, Corporate Control

12/9/2017
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David Pakman, Host of The David Pakman Show Jennifer Green, Member, OURWalmart

Duration: 00:41:07


Real Heroes in an Unreal World

12/9/2017
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Margot Roosevelt, Economy Reporter for the Orange County Register Greg Grey Cloud, Co-Founder - Wica Agli

Duration: 00:41:07


How to Fight the Digital Dystopia

12/9/2017
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Timothy Karr, Senior Director of Strategy, Free Press Shahid Buttar, Director of Grassroots Advocacy, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Duration: 00:41:07


The GOP's Anti-Worker, Anti-Social Tax Scam

12/2/2017
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Dr. MarkAlain Dery is an infectious diseases doctor with a focus on negative impacts of poverty on health. He joins the program this World AIDS week to discuss the achievable goal getting HIV transmissions to zero. Ernie Powell is a grassroots organizer in California for Social Security Works.

Duration: 00:41:07


Dirty Pipelines, Dirty Politics, Dirty Power

12/2/2017
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Scott Edwards is co-director of the Food & Water Justice project Merith Basey is the Executive Director of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

Duration: 00:41:06

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