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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.

April 20, 2014

April 12, 2014 Show

This week, we speak with Tim Sylvester, president of Teamsters Local 804, about a rare win for labor, as UPS is forced to hire back a bunch of drivers it terminated over a modest labor action.

Then we'll be joined by Sally Denton, author of The Plots Against the President: FDR, a Nation in Crisis and the Rise of the American Right, about Franklin Roosevelt's crazy tea partiers.

Finally, we replay our February interview with Harvard's Theda Scokpol on Obama's tea partiers.

Playlist:
The Clash: "Armagideon Time"
Salt-n-Pepa: "Shake Your Thang"
Nirvana: "Heart Shaped Box"
Centurions: "Zed's Dead Baby"

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