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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.

February 12, 2015

February 7, 2015 Show

This week, we'll speak with Elizabeth Stoker-Bruenig of The New Republic about vaccine hysteria and libertarians' difficulties squaring their philosophy with the demands of parenthood.

Then we'll be joined by Ben Dimiero from Media Matter for America, to talk about the scams wonderful products that are available to subscribers to Red State, the prominent conservative blog.

Finally, we'll speak with UCLA sociologist Ivan Light about how Los Angeles stumbled on a progressive way to control the flow of new immigrants to the city -- and offered a model for the nation in the process.

Playlist:

Southern Culture on the Skids: "Camel Walk"
Melvin Smith: "It Went Down Easy"
Shaggy: "Nice and Lovely"
Linda Ronstadt: "You're No Good"

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