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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.

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Joshua Holland kicks off this week's show recounting how his much-needed vacation turned out to be an awkward MAGA cruise. 
 
Then we are joined by Mary Trump, who answers the pressing question of which Trump spawn is the dumbest, explains how someone who has enjoyed a pampered life of privilege like Donald Trump could be so full of resentment and says that her uncle's carefully curated media image was largely his father's creation.
 

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Wannadies: "Blister In The Sun"
Eek A Mouse: "Rude Boy Jamaican"

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Guest host Michael Rogers is joined by activist Lauren Windsor to talk about how her team has used undercover video to expose the lies of public officials. Then Raw Story founder John Byrne discusses new reporting on the dark underbelly of TikTok.

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Bruce Springsteen: "Born in the U.S.A."
Bruce Springsteen: "Born to Run"

 

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This week, Joshua Holland kicks off the show with a small rant about the right-wing scare campaign around what they call "Critical Race Theory."
 
Then we're joined by WaPo's Paul Waldman to help us sift through the flood of lazy punditry that has followed this week's off-year elections.
 
And then Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Will Bunch talks to us about what is really at stake in the trial of accused murderer and right-wing folk hero Kyle Rittenhouse -- and offers some alarming details about the judge overseeing the case.
 

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Elvis Costello And The Roots: "I Want You"
Christian Larsson: "I Walk The Line"
Southern Culture on the Skids: "House of Bamboo"

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