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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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January 31, 2016

January 30, 2016 Show

This week, we'll speak with journalist Arun Gupta, who has been in Oregon reporting from the occupied Malheur Game Refuge for Raw Story. He'll give us his behind-the-scenes insights on what happened, and what may be in the future for this reactionary Western movement.

Then we'll be joined by Heather "Digby" Parton to talk about how Donald Trump is shaking up the GOP.

Playlist:
Schoolhouse Rock: "The Preamble"
The Heptones: "Book of Rules"
Talking Heads: "Psycho Killer"

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January 18, 2016

January 16, 2016 Show

This week, we'll be joined by Michael Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, to talk about how science-denying crackpots have turned a rigorous area of climate scientists into some grand conspiracy theory.

Then we'll be joined by Elana Levin, columnist with Graphic Policy, to talk about how women and LGBT folk are demanding a place in the world of geekdom -- and inspiring a bitter backlash.

Playlist:
David Bowie: "Lady Grinning Soul"
David Bowie: "Man Who Sold the World"
David Bowie: "Golden Years"

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