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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.

March 1, 2015

February 28, 2015 Show

This week, we'll speak with University of Minnesota political scientist Andrew Karch about his research suggesting that states with large black populations, a large share of for-profit prisons and strong police unions are less likely to enact criminal justice reforms.

Then we'll take a look at CPAC's greatest comedy moments, followed by an on-the-ground report from Olivia Nuzzi of The Daily Beast.

Finally, we'll speak with Keegan Hankes from the Southern Poverty Law Center about a new white supremacist groups that has emerged on several American college campuses.

We also have a musical theme: the late great Leonard Nimoy's cheesiest greatest hits.

Playlist:
Leonard Nimoy: "If I had a Hammer"
Leonard Nimoy: "Proud Mary"
Leonard Nimoy: "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"
Leonard Nimoy: "Highly Illogical"

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