(03aug17) Saturday's show will be rebroadcast in one hour segments later in the day. Previous shows are in the player below.
29jul17 This Is Hell
- 9:15 - Historian Talitha LaFlouria explains how the convict labor of Black women built the new South.Talitha is author of the book Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South from UNC Press.
- 10:00 - Live from Budapest, Todd Williams reflects on Viktor Orbán's manipulation of Hungarian society.Todd will also be talking about Soros, NGO influence, Hungary's upcoming elections and the World Swimming Championship. A busy time in Budapest.
- 10:35 - Our Man in San Juan, Dave Buchen reports on debt and dependence in Puerto Rico.Dave is in town for next week's CLOSED CASKET: The Complete, Final And Absolutely Last Baudelaire In A Box at Theater Oobleck.
- 11:05 - Organizer Jane McAlevey charts out a course for claiming power in the Trump era.Jane is author of No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age from Oxford University Press.
- 12:05 - Historian Aaron Fountain explains how the Black Lives Matter movement is shaping Latino activism.Aaron wrote the article How African American Activists are Influencing Latinos for Black Perspectives.
- 12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen assesses the risk involved in risk avoidance.
22jul17 This Is Hell
- 9:15 - Behavioral scientist Samuel Bowles charts out the path towards a moral economics.Samuel is author of The Moral Economy: Why Good Incentives Are No Substitute for Good Citizens from Yale University Press.
- 10:00 - Historian Elizabeth Catte explores the Appalachia-sized gap in the liberal worldview.Elizabeth wrote the piece Liberal shaming of Appalachia: Inside the media elite’s obsession with the “hillbilly problem” for Salon.
- 10:35 - Columnist Adele Stan examines the dark money fortunes of the Trump White House.Adele wrote the article What We Do Is Secret: Trumpism as a private-capital scam for The Baffler.
- 11:05 - Middle East scholar Wendy Pearlman talks about why it's so hard to talk about Syria.Wendy returns to discuss her interview earlier this month, and her book We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria.
- 11:35 - Investigative journalist Greg Palast digs through the GOP's vote suppression files.Greg's latest report is Sanders and Jackson join hands to take on Trump’s Vote Thief-in-Chief at his website.
- 12:10 - Historian Sean Guillory looks at Vladimir Putin's politics, from Russian eyes.Sean produces the very valuable and recommended Seans' Russia Blog podcast.
- 12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen gives reality a strip search and pat down.Is that the order you do those two things?
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