- May 7, 202100:00:0001:08:55
Now that the Democrats are back in control in DC, the Republicans are once again screaming about the national debt and deficit, things they weren't even slightly concerned with when their party held the majorities and they spent like the proverbial drunken sailors. So, I once again called on MMT expert and author of "The Deficit Myth," Stephanie Kelton
- May 6, 202100:00:0001:07:42
Today on the show, I'm joined by Terry Greene Sterling and Jude Joffe-Black. They're the co-authors of a new book, Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio versus the Latino Resistance. Some things, unfortunately, never change. But first, I have a few choice words to say about Elise Stefanik, Caitlin Jenner, and Mitch McConnell.
- May 5, 202100:00:0001:00:04
Facebook's Oversight Board today announced that Donald Trump's suspension will continue for the next six months, after which time, we do this again, perhaps? Tim Karr of FreePress.net joins us at the top of the show to help unpack what this means. While we have Tim, we'll get an update on other issues we used to cover extensively like net neutrality and the FCC. For the rest of the hour, we'll deal with the rest of the news, like the decision to waive IP protections for Covid 19 vaccine.
- May 4, 202100:00:0001:01:17
Jason Leopold was dubbed “the FOIA Terrorist” by the Bush Administration, and the name stuck because Jason appropriated it! He utilizes FOIA better and more effectively than anyone else in the news business. I had scheduled Jason to join us today because it had been a while since we’d spoken, and was pleasantly surprised to awaken this morning to a new scoop from Jason and his FOIA prowess.
- May 3, 202100:00:0001:08:24
Florida's 2021 legislative session ended this weekend, and it's worse than you could have imagined. I'll speak with the best political reporter in the state, Jim DeFede, about the latest right wing assault on our state. There are a few other stories we'll hit on today too, like Trump's gaslighting of America, inconceivably, continues. And May 3 is a special day. I'll explain that too.