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


September 21, 2014

September 20, 2014 Show

This week, we'll speak with Liz Perera, director of climate change policy for the Sierra Club, about this week's big climate march and next week's UN climate summit.

Then we'll be joined by Rebecca Leber. Rebecca's a writer for The New Republic, and she'll tell us about Obama's decision to deploy 3,000 troops to help combat Ebola in West Africa.

Finally, we'll follow up on Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC -- the Super PAC to end all Super PACs.

Johnny Lee Hooker: "Boom Boom Boom"
The Doors: "This Is the End"
Southern Culture on the Skids: "Over It"
Patsy Cline: "Back in Baby's Arms"

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September 14, 2014

September 13, 2014 Show

This week, we'll speak with Naomi Klein about her new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.

Then we'll be joined by Nation Institute Reporting Fellow Ali Gharib to talk about the plan Obama unveiled this week to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.

Finally, we'll pick up where we left off two weeks ago with Heather "Digby" Parton -- we'll talk about Tasers and the next wave in "less lethal" crowd control techniques coming soon to a heavily militarized police department near you.


The Beatles: "Across the Universe"

John Butler Trio: "Treat Yo Mama"

Bruce Springsteen and John Fogerty: "Fortunate Son"

Love: "Always See Your Face"

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