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Politics

Focusing on issues, not tweets, Raw Story and AlterNet’s Joshua Holland and Liz Preza talk politics with academics, newsmakers and progressive journalists.

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July 20, 2014

July 19, 2014 Show

This week, we speak with Todd Miller, author of Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security, about the surge of refugee children hitting our highly militarized border. 

Then we'll be joined by Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, to discuss Israel's campaign against Gaza.

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July 13, 2014

June 14, 2014

This week, we speak with Tina Dupuy about Eric Cantor's stunning loss to a previously unknown tea partier.

Then we'll be joined by Carter Price of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth about how economic mobility varies dramatically from state to state.
Finally, we'll talk gun violence and gun politics with Cliff Schecter.
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July 13, 2014

June 6, 2014 Show

This week, we have a rerun. 

Gordon Lafer on corporate America's 50-state war on workers.
Matt Taibbi on Wall Street's scheme to loot your pensions.
And Jonathan Weiler on the psychology of ideology.
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July 13, 2014

May 31, 2014 Show

This week, we speak with Heather "Digby" Parton about Scott Walker's slow-burning scandal.

Then we speak with Penn State Climatologist Michael Mann. 
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July 5, 2014

July 5, 2014 Show

This week, we'll speak with Sheila Bapat about the battle for domestic workers' rights -- and the setback it experienced this week with the Supreme Court's ruling in Harrison v Quinn.

Then we'll be joined by Imani Gandy, the Angry Black Lady, to discuss the Hobby Lobby decision.

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