Latest Episodes

Why can’t we believe Donald Trump is a genius? with special guest Jennifer Mercieca, historian of American political rhetoric
June 10, 2019

Jennifer Mercieca on Twitter: @JenMercieca - Jennifer Mercieca's website: - - Jennifer Mercieca's essay Dangerous Demagogues and Weaponized Communication is HERE. -

Don’t trust the plan – with special guest Sarah Kendzior
June 04, 2019

Sarah Kendzior on Twitter: @SarahKendzior - Buy Sarah Kendzior's book The View from Flyover Country - Dispatches from the Forgotten America HERE. - Listen to Sarah's podcast with Andrea Chalupa, Gaslit Nation, HERE. The "Dirty,

How Michigan Gov. Whitmer can save Medicaid coverage for more than 70,000 recipients in one simple step – with special guest Sam Bagenstos
May 28, 2019

Sam Bagenstos on Twitter: @SBagen - Linsay VanHulle at Bridge: Snyder signs bills that weaken Michigan minimum wage, sick leave laws - Sam Bagenstos at Bridge: Here’s how Gov. Whitmer can limit impact of Medicaid work requirements -

Dudes, show up – Stopping the bans on abortion is a human rights issue – with special guest Lizz Winstead
May 20, 2019

Lizz Winstead on Twitter: @LizzWinstead - Lady Parts Justice on Twitter: @LadyPJustice - Lady Parts Justice League on Twitter: @LPJLeague - LPJL's website: - Support the important work being done by the Lady Parts Justice League by ma...

Will Facebook break US up? with special guest Harold Feld from Public Knowledge
May 14, 2019

Harold Feld on Twitter: @HaroldFeld - Public Knowledge on Twitter: @PublicKnowledge - Public Knowledge's website: - Get your FREE copy of The Case for the Digital Platform Act at DigitalPlatformAct.

Political Pornography – With special guest Ari Berman
May 07, 2019

Ari Berman on Twitter: @AriBerman - Buy Ari's book Give Us The Ballot HERE. - Ari Berman at Mother Jones: The Supreme Court Could Shift Power to Republicans for the Next Decade - Ari Berman at Mother Jones: In Census Case,

The eyes of the nation are on Michigan – with special guest Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lavora Barnes
April 30, 2019

Lavora Barnes on Twitter: @LavoraBarnes - Michigan Democratic Party on Twitter: @MichiganDems - Michigan Democratic Party website: - Susan Demas and Ken Coleman at Michigan Advance: Barnes elected MDP’s first Black female chair -

Do you have a clue about Q? – with special guest Travis View from the QAnon Anonymous podcast
April 23, 2019

Travis View on Twitter: @Travis_View - QAnon Anonymous podcast on Twitter: @QAnonAnonymous - Subscribe to the QAnon Anonymous podcast on iTunes HERE. - Support the QAnon Anonymous podcast through their Patreon HERE. -

[PODCAST] Tax the Rich Day – with special guest Maura Quint (@BehindYourBack) from The Tax March
April 16, 2019

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[PODCAST] Understand Sadopopulism and you’ll understand Trump voters (HINT: they’re not fools) – with special guest Teri Kanefield
April 08, 2019

Teri Kanefield on Twitter: @Teri_Kanefield - Teri Kanefield's website: - Teri Kanefield's tweet storms in blog form: - Sadopopulism, explained: ...