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9:20 - Writer Ted Genoways explores disaster politics, agriculture and austerity in a flooded Midwest.

Ted wrote the article River of No Return for The New Republic.

 

10:05 - Cultural critic Mithu Sanyal deconstructs a 2,500 year history of rape in our culture.

Mithu is author of the book Rape: From Lucretia to #MeToo from Verso.

 

11:10 - Chicana/o studies scholar Genevieve Carpio explores the intersection of spatial mobility and racial formation.

Genevieve is author of the book Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race from University of California Press.

 

12:10 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier reports on mass student and teacher strikes across Brazil.

Brian reported on the 1.8 million large strike wave for TeleSur English's program From The South.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen reads an interview with a monster.


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9:20 - Journalist Thomas Fazi explains why no one is voting for democracy in the European Parliament elections.

Thomas wrote the article The European Union Is an Antidemocratic Disgrace for Jacobin.

 

10:05 - Writer Astra Taylor dreams of democracy's radical potential, and one day reaching it.

Astra is author of the book Democracy May Not Exist, but We'll Miss It When It's Gone from Metropolitan Books.

 

11:05 - Development scholar Suzy Lee makes the strategic case for abolishing borders.

Suzy wrote the paper The Case for Open Borders for Catalyst.

 

12:10 - Writer Garrison Lovely explores the past and future politics of psychedelic drugs.

Garrison wrote the article Make America Trip Again for Current Affairs.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen honors Danny Thompson, A Legend of The Arts gone too soon.

 

 


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9:20 - Market analyst Marshall Auerback watches global capitalism crash with the Boeing 737.

Marshall wrote the article Boeing might represent the greatest indictment of 21st-century capitalism for Salon.

 

10:00 - Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara explores a path to socialism in American politics.

Bhaskar is author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality from Basic Books.

 

11:00 - Artist Jenny Odell reclaims time, and attention, and life from the demands of capitalism.

Jenny is author of How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy from Melville House.

 

12:00 - Writer Jasper Bernes examines the old problems with the Green New Deal.

Jasper wrote the essay Between the Devil and the Green New Deal for Commune.

 

12:30 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen remembers nostalgia.

Can't wait to re-listen to this one.

 


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9:15 - Journalists Allegra Harpootlian and Emily Manna explore the present and future of America's AI wars.

Allegra and Emily wrote the article The End of War Is Just a Beginning for TomDispatch.

 

10:05 - Political scientist Cedric Johnson examines the realities of class in Black political life.

Cedric wrote the article What Black Life Actually Looks Like for Jacobin.

 

10:50 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen Jeff looks in the big box of Whiteness.

And opens a WASPs nest in the process.

 

11:10 - Black Agenda Report's Danny Haiphong traces a 300 year history of fake news in America.

Danny is author of the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People's History of Fake News—From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror from Skyhorse Books.

 

12:00 - Historian Joshua Specht explains how the beef industry shaped American history.

Joshua is author of the book Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America from Princeton University Press.

 

 


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9:20 - Political scientist Thea Riofrancos examines the space between Latin America's left and extractive capital's future.

Thea wrote the article What Comes After Extractivism? for Dissent.

 

10:05 - Anthropologist Ruben Andersson traces the new borders being drawn by Western state violence.

Ruben is author of No Go World: How Fear Is Redrawing Our Maps and Infecting Our Politics from University of California Press.

 

11:05 - Investigative journalist Yasha Levine explores a century of technology and racism in the US census.

Yasha wrote the article The Racist - and High Tech - Origins of America’s Modern Census for Medium.

 

12:10 - Journalist Andrew Cockburn reviews 43 years of Joe Biden-inflicted disaster on the world.

Andrew wrote the Letter from Washington No Joe! Joe Biden’s disastrous legislative legacy for Harper's.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen catalogues evidence of our decreasing intelligence. Or at least his.

 

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9:20 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier connects fascism in Brazil to imperialism in the US.

Brian is co-editor of the new book of interviews Year of Lead: Washington, Wall Street and the New Imperialism in Brazil from Brasilwire.

 

10:05 - Latina/o Studies scholar Marisol LeBrón explores the harsh edges of punitive governance in Puerto Rico.

Marisol is author of the new book Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico from University of California Press.

 

11:05 - Historian Donna Murch traces the racial divide between the opioid crisis and the drug war.

Donna wrote the article How Race Made the Opioid Crisis for Boston Review.

 

12:05 - Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt explain how private equity builds fortunes destroying grocery stores.

Eileen and Rosemary wrote the report Private Equity Pillage: Grocery Stores and Workers At Risk for The American Prospect, reposted at CEPR.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen complains intersectionally.


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9:20 - Journalist George Joseph explores the surveillance machine IBM built for Rodrigo Duterte.

George wrote the article Inside the Surveillance Program IBM Built for Rodrigo Duterte for The Intercept.

 

10:05 - Writer Noah Kulwin examines the space between Israel's right and the Democratic establishment.

Noah wrote the articles How CAP Fuels the Right for Jacobin and No Reason for Optimism for Jewish Currents.

 

10:35 - Conflict researcher Andrew Tchie follows the revolution that toppled Sudan's government.

Andrew is author of the commentary How Sudan’s protesters upped the ante, and forced al-Bashir from power for The Conversation.

 

11:05 - Sustainability scholar Jem Bendell looks to deep adaptation in the face of inevitable climate-induced social collapse.

Jem is author of the paper Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate Tragedy.

 

12:05 - Writer Anna Merlan explores the slow creep of conspiracy thinking into American life and politics.

Anna is author of the book Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power from Metropolitan Books.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen tiptoes around Passover.

 


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9:20 - From Ankara, journalist Max Zirngast reports on a new, narrow opening against the fascist slide in Turkey.

Max is co-author of the article Daylight in Turkey? for Jacobin. Listen to Max's earlier reports here.

 

10:00 - Writer Glen Ford explores the possibilities of reparations, and the limits of the Democratic party's racial politics.

Glen wrote the article Reparations Means Global Social Transformation for Black Agenda Report.

 

11:00 - Writer Shireen Al-Adeimi examines the bloody US hand in the ongoing atrocities in Yemen.

Shireen wrote the article As War on Yemen Hits the 4-Year Mark, Here’s a Brief History of U.S. Involvement for In These Times.

 

11:45 - Writer Tarence Ray explains what liberals miss when they look past rural America.

Tarence wrote the article Get Real for The Baffler.

 

12:30 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen sells you the secrets to infinite promise.

 

 

 


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9:20 - Political economist Andrew Fischer studies poverty, and the study of poverty, beyond the neoliberal frame.

Andrew is author of Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas from Zed Books.

 

10:05 - Writers Duncan Tarr and Noor us-Sabah explore the Midwestern oil pipeline that ties us all together.

Duncan and Noor wrote the article The End of the Line for Commune.

 

10:35 - Journalist Claire Provost traces money fueling Europe's far right back to US Christian fundamentalists.

Claire Provost is co-author of the report Revealed: Trump-linked US Christian ‘fundamentalists’ pour millions of ‘dark money’ into Europe, boosting the far right from openDemocracy.

 

11:05 - Philosopher Cinzia Arruzza examines the anticapitalist, eco-socialist and antiracist reach of a feminist for all.

Cinzia is co-author of Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto from Verso.

 

12:05 - Live from Ankara, journalist Max Zirngast reports on Erdoğan’s autocratic grip tightening over Turkey.

Max is co-author of the article Discontent Is Brewing In Erdoğan’s Turkey from Jacobin.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen pulls a thread and unravels a unified conspiracy theory of fascism.