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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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This week, we'll speak to OG blogger and Village Voice right-wingologist Roy Edroso about the 2016 election as seen through the prism of the conservative blogosphere. 

Then Heather "Digby" Parton will join us to preview Monday's first presidential debate. 


And last but not least, David Turnbull, campaign director for Oil Change International, will tell us about his group's new study showing that fully exploiting the fossil fuel projects that are already online will force global temperatures above the target agreed to in Paris last year. 


Playlist: 
PowerSolo: "Knucklehead"
Edith Piaf: "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien"
Bill Withers: "Ain't No Sunshine"
Talking Heads: "My Love Is You"
 
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This week, we'll be joined by Alex Zaitchik to talk about his new book, The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America. 

Then Kristy Siegfried, migration editor for IRIN News, will tell us about the unique challenges that aid agencies face in Honduras, a country plagued with violence that isn't officially a conflict zone. 


Finally, we go back to the archives for an interview with UC Irvine sociologist Paul Piff, whose research shows that the wealthy aren't like you and I -- they're less ethical. 
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