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9:15 - Security analyst Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault traces the roots of America's new torture norms to pre-9/11 conservatism.

Elizabeth is author of How the Gloves Came Off: Lawyers, Policy Makers, and Norms in the Debate on Torture from Columbia University Press.

 

10:00 - Development researcher Rebecca Reeve explains how the garment industry packages exploitation as empowerment.

Rebecca wrote the article PR, profit and ‘empowering women’ in the garment industry for openDemocracy.

 

10:35 - Journalist Michelle Chen previews the impact of Trump policy plans on US childcare and public health.

Michelle wrote the articles Trump’s Childcare Plan Will Only Help the Rich and Trump’s Obsession With Cutting Regulations Will Make America Sick for The Nation.

 

11:05 - Writer Jessa Crispin explains why feminism has lost its radical promise - and how to recapture it.

Jessa wrote the book Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto from Melville House.

 

12:05 - Political scientist Maya Rockeymoore examines the coming labor impact of autonomous vehicles.

Maya is co-author of the report Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work from the Center for Global Policy Solutions.

 

12:45 - Dans un moment de vérité, Jeff Dorchen puts the "ris" in Paris.

Ris means laughters. I looked it up. I didn't just know that.


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9:15 - Historian Marjorie Spruill traces the ongoing, 40+ year battle between feminism and Christian conservatism.

Marjorie is author of Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women's Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics from Bloomsbury.

 

10:05 - Policy analyst Alyssa Aquino reports on the experience of undocumented Filipino immigrants in Trump's America.

Alyssa wrote the article Undocumented Filipinos Are Living a Special Nightmare in Trump’s America at Foreign Policy in Focus.

 

10:35 - Writer Judith Levine discusses radicalism, liberalism and things worse than fear in the Trump era.

Judith wrote the essay Descent into Liberalism at n+1.

 

11:05 - Writer Lauren Elkin explores the liberatory power of simply wandering around the city, on foot, as a woman.

Lauren is author of the book Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

 

12:05 - Kabul-based journalist Kate Clark examines the future of drone killings - in Afghanistan and beyond.

Kate wrote the articles Afghanistan, birthplace of the armed drone and Targeted Killings – a future model for Afghanistan? for Afghanistan Analysts Network.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen spills his guts about meat eating.

Probably going to be a not at all controversial MOT, this one.

 


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9:15 - Journalist Kate Aronoff explains why the climate movement needs a new politics, beyond the Democratic establishment.

Kate is author of the cover story The Climate Movement Goes to War with Trump at In These Times.

 

10:00 - Political scientist Susan Kang pokes holes in the flawed gospel of political polling.

Susan wrote the article What Nate Missed in the latest issue of Jacobin.

 

10:35 - Journalist Marcy Wheeler unpacks the scope of the Vault 7 Wikileaks / CIA hacking dump.

Marcy wrote the articles Wikileaks Dumps CIA's Hacking Tools and No More Secrets: Vault 7 at her site emptywheel.

 

11:05 - Sociologist Tressie McMillan Cottom traces the for-profit college boom to our busted economy.

Tressie is author of the book Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy from The New Press.

 

12:05 - Journalist Victoria Law examines the legal labyrinth facing parents post-incarceration.

Victoria wrote the recent article Double Punishment: After Prison, Moms Face Legal Battles to Reunite With Kids for Truthout.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen monitors our current dystopia.

Would have never thought it would be in such crisp, high-definition.


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9:15 - Journalist Rachel Aspden explains how the Arab Spring came to Egypt, and why it failed.

Rachel is author of Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East from Other Press.

 

10:00 - Writer Nicole Aschoff looks from the start of Trump's presidency to the end of neoliberalism.

Nicole wrote the article The Glory Days are Over for Jacobin.

 

10:35 - n+1 editor Dayna Tortorici makes the case for a Women's Strike now. Well, March 8th.

Dayna wrote the new piece While the Iron Is Hot: The case for the Women's Strike at n+1.

 

11:05 - Economist Clair Brown lays out the framework for a new compassion within economics.

Clair is author of the book Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science from Bloomsbury Press.

 

12:05 - Political theorist Jodi Dean explains why the Communist Manifesto is more relevant, and needed, than ever.

Jodi wrote the introduction to a new edition of The Communist Manifesto from Pluto Press.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen goes public on privatization.

 


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9:15 - Art historian Harriet Senie explores America's maintenance of national myths through war memorials.

Harriet is author of Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11 from Oxford University Press.

 

10:00 - Historian David Broder explains what the Anti-Trump left must learn from the anti-Berlusconi left.

David wrote the recent article Being Anti-Trump Isn’t Enough for Jacobin.

 

10:35 - Economist Dean Baker accounts for the economics of global trade in the Trump era.

Dean wrote the recent op-eds More Republican Handouts to the Rich and The Trouble With Trade: People Understand It for Truthout.

 

11:05 - Historian Osamah Khalil examines the illusions America sees when it looks to the Middle East.

Osamah is author of America’s Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State from Harvard University Press.

 

12:05 - Journalist Kevin Davis discusses the impact of neuroscience in the criminal justice system.

Kevin is author of The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms from Penguin.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen awakens to reality, or something like it.

Wonder of wonders, all beings are invited to Jeff's latest segment.


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9:15 - Sociologist Melinda Cooper explains how neoliberalism transformed the politics of the family.

Melinda is author of Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the new Social Conservatism from Zone Books.

 

10:00 - Live from Stockholm, Mikael Mikaelsson outlines the government-industry path to green energy.

Mikael is a government adviser on science and innovation policy and international collaboration across Europe.

 

10:35 - Live from Bucharest, Florin Poenaru examines Romania's massive, contradictory protest movement.

Florin wrote the recent article What is at Stake in the Romanian Protests? for LeftEast.

 

11:10 - Artist Raoul Martinez looks beyond the limits of freedom to a future of equality and liberation.

Raoul is author of Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth, the Illusion of Consent, and the Fight for Our Future from Pantheon.

 

12:05 - Writer Joseph Daher explores the contemporary political-economy of Hezbollah.

Joseph is author of Hezbollah: The Political Economy of Lebanon's Party of God from Pluto Press.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, The current international trade situation pushes Jeff Dorchen over the borderline.

Did not have "international trade" in the pool for what would do that but OK.

 
 

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9:15 - Author Pankaj Mishra examines the hidden history of anger across the modern world.

Pankaj is author of Age of Anger: A History of the Present from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

 

10:00 - Author Nato Thompson explains how art became a weapon aimed at the public.

Nato is author of Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life from Melville House.


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9:15 - Economist Geoff Mann outlines the history of Keynesianism's attempts to save capital from capitalism.

Geoff is author of the new book In the Long Run We're All Dead: Keynesianism, Political Economy, and Revolution from Verso Books.

 

10:00 - Live from Standing Rock, Dr. Sarah Jumping Eagle reports on DAPL resistance in the Trump era.

Sarah is a pediatrician and water protector, we've spoken to her twice in 2016.

 

10:35 - Journalist Michelle Chen examines Obama's mostly symbolic legacy on labor and trade.

Michelle wrote the Labor and Trade section of Jacobin's feature Assessing Obama.

 

11:00 - Legal scholar Marjorie Cohn reviews the dangerous record of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Marjorie wrote the article Trump's Choice of Gorsuch Endangers Civil, Human and Environmental Rights for Truthout.

 

11:35 - Immigration researcher Karina Moreno finds a neoliberal consensus behind the border wall.

Karina wrote the article The Private Deportation Machine for Jacobin.

 

12:10 - Mathematician Paul-Olivier Dehaye profiles the use of psychometrics in political campaigns.

Paul posted the recent Medium article The (dis)information mercenaries now controlling Trump’s databases.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen mangles a thermodynamic theory of evolution.

Jeff previously got thermodynamic in Decmeber of last year.


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9:15 - Live from Kabul, journalist May Jeong reports Afghanistan's homegrown peace process.

May wrote the article The Patient War: What awaits Trump in Afghanistan in the February issue of Harper's.

 

10:00 - Civil rights lawyer Flint Taylor explains why the Chicago Police Department is reform-proof.

Flint's latest writing is Chicago's Brutal Example for Jacobin.

 

10:35 - Attorney Brian Foley draws the blueprints for a legal resistance to the Trump administration.

Brian is a lawyer practicing in Philadelphia, we'll also talk about his piece I Have A Scream for Counterpunch.

 

11:05 - Journalist Natasha Lennard makes the case for confrontation and disruption against the fascist threat.

Natasha wrote the recent pieces Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer Got Punched—You Can Thank the Black Bloc and Anti-Fascists Will Fight Trump’s Fascism in the Streets for The Nation.

 

12:05 - Editor Vyvian Raoul outlines strategies for reclaiming the public space from advertising's visual pollution.

Dog Section Press is releasing the book Advertising Shits In Your Head: Strategies for Resistance in February. You can read the first chapter here.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen defines the Schlock Doctrine.

Hopefully this changes everything.