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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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August 24, 2014

August 23, 2014 Show

This week, we speak with Edward Kleinbard, a professor of business at USC and author of the forthcoming book, We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money. Kleinbard says both liberals and conservatives get taxing and spending wrong.

Then we're joined by Heather "Digby" Parton to discuss police militarization and the other controversial shooting of a black man in St. Louis.

Playlist:
Junior Parker: "The Tax Man"
Southern Culture on the Skids: "Wheels"
Roxy Music: "India"

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August 16, 2014

August 16, 2014 Show

This week, we'll speak with Elon James White, Media Mogul and host of A Black Show, who is on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri.

Then we'll be joined by Doktor Zoom, a contributor and managing editor at Wonkette, about various outrages and silliness in politics over the past week.

Playlist:
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones: "Where'd You Go?"
The Clash: "Rudy Can't Fail"
Astrid Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim: "Agua De Beber"

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