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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:31:57 +0000Live from Stockholm, Mikael Mikaelsson outlines the government-industry path to green energy. / Live from Bucharest, Florin Poenaru examines Romania’s massive, contradictory protest movement.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:23:41 +0000Sociologist Melinda Cooper explains how neoliberalism transformed the politics of the family. PLUS: Rotten History
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:19:00 +0000Writer Joseph Daher explores the contemporary political-economy of Hezbollah. / In a Moment of Truth, The current international trade situation pushes Jeff Dorchen over the borderline.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:33:41 +0000Author Nato Thompson explains how art became a weapon aimed at the public. Nato is author of “Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life” from Melville House.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 22:39:07 +0000Author Pankaj Mishra examines the hidden history of anger across the modern world. Pankaj is author of “Age of Anger: A History of the Present” from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. PLUS: Chuck on violence
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 03:17:14 +0000Mathematician Paul-Olivier Dehaye profiles the use of psychometrics in political campaigns. Paul posted the recent Medium article “The (dis)information mercenaries now controlling Trump’s databases.” / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen mangles a thermodynamic theory of evolution.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 01:29:05 +0000Legal scholar Marjorie Cohn reviews the dangerous record of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Marjorie wrote the article Trump’s Choice of Gorsuch Endangers Civil, Human and Environmental Rights for Truthout. / Immigration researcher Karina Moreno finds a neoliberal consensus behind the border wall. Karina wrote the article The Private Deportation Machine for Jacobin. PLUS: Question Read more
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:13:02 +0000Live from Standing Rock, Dr. Sarah Jumping Eagle reports on DAPL resistance in the Trump era. Sarah is a pediatrician and water protector, we’ve spoken to her twice in 2016. / Journalist Michelle Chen examines Obama’s mostly symbolic legacy on labor and trade. Michelle wrote the Labor and Trade section of Jacobin’s feature Assessing Obama. Read more
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 01:06:22 +0000Economist Geoff Mann outlines the history of Keynesianism’s attempts to save capital from capitalism. PLUS: Chuck on values, Rotten History
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:16:58 +0000Editor Vyvian Raoul outlines strategies for reclaiming the public space from advertising’s visual pollution. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen defines the Schlock Doctrine. PLUS: Question from Hell!
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 03:59:55 +0000Civil rights lawyer Flint Taylor explains why the Chicago Police Department is reform-proof. / Attorney Brian Foley draws the blueprints for a legal resistance to the Trump administration.
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 04:30:31 +0000May wrote the article The Patient War: What awaits Trump in Afghanistan in the February issue of Harper’s. PLUS: Chuck on Trumpism, Rotten History
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:31:39 +0000Black Agenda Report’s Bruce Dixon lays out a new direction for the left, beyond hashtags. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen discusses disposable people.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 02:28:36 +0000Writer Rebecca Liao surveys the space between Trump, China and capitalism’s global elite. PLUS: Question From Hell!
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:30:12 +0000CIP Americas Director Laura Carlsen views Trump’s US-Mexico policy from the other side of a wall. / Cultural critic Henry Giroux calls for militant hope and radical action in a time of collapse.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:14:31 +0000Journalist Kevin Gosztola reports on the politics of Chelsea Manning’s newly won freedom. PLUS: Trump Denialism, Rotten History and Listener Mail
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:06:55 +0000Writer Elliot Sperber discusses the concept of the wall in an age of neoliberalism and mass migration. / In a Moment of Truth Jeff Dorchen reveals his dissatisfaction with our incoming president.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:40:42 +0000Journalist Antonia Juhasz explains why Rex Tillerson could be America’s most dangerous Secretary of State. PLUS: Question From Hell!
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:40:35 +0000Live from Seoul, Marc Flury catches us up on South Korea’s shaman / fairy / cult / horse dancing / impeachment story. / Researcher Jake Johnston explains what Guy Philippe’s extradition reveals about US influence in Haiti.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:17:00 +0000Former CIA analyst John Nixon explains what he learned about US intelligence from the interrogation of Saddam Hussein. PLUS: Chuck vs Meryl Streep, Rotten History