The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Helen Davis Chaitman on her new book, JP Madoff: The Unholy Alliance Between America's Biggest Bank and America's Biggest Crook

Lynn Parramore, contributing editor at AlterNet, on why she believes the wealthiest 0.01%, not the 1%, are the real problem. (20:15)

Direct download: TZH_04-30-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

Ari Rabin-Havt, host of The Agenda, on his recently-released book, “Lies Incorporated: The World of Post Truth Politics" (Starts at 5:05)

Lisa Graves, Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, on CMD’s recent expose which revealed how a top GOP polling firm worked with the Chamber of Commerce to help defeat initiatives like raising the minimum wage.(Starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Wendell Potter on the new book he coauthored, Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It (starts at 20:15)

Direct download: TZH_04-30-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

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Economist Monique Morrissey on the failings of 401(k)s (Starts at 5:07)


Historian Rick Perlstein on why some Democrats have given up on big ideas.(Starts at 20:16)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

The Zero Hour is on a break this week, please enjoy some of our best content of the last few months:

The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim on the Hollywood executives who are terrified of offending Donald Trump (Starts at 3:35)

Rashad Robinson of Color of Change on how corporate influence corrupts the Congressional Black Caucus PAC (Starts at 20:13)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

The Zero Hour is on a break this week, please enjoy some of our best content of the last few months:

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky on the fight to expand Social Security benefits. 

Nancy Altman, co-founder of Social Security Works, debunks Wall Street's latest lies about Social Security. (Starts at 20:15)

 

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Congressman Mark Takano (D-CA 41) (Starts at 6:20)

Elliot Mincberg - Senior Fellow and Interim Senior Counsel at People for the American Way

Direct download: TZH_04-09-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

Nancy J. Altman - co-director of Social Security Works and co-chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition (starts at 4:25)

James McBride - author of the new book Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown (starts at 20:15)

 

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Zach Carter- Senior Political Economy Reporter at the Huffington Post (starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Nick Baumann, senior enterprise editor at Huffington Post, on the massive corporate bribery scandal he recently helped expose (starts at 4:15)

Bryce Covert, the Economic Policy Editor for ThinkProgress, on why one of the best ways to fight inequality would be to strengthen the estate tax (starts at 20:15)

Direct download: TZH_04-02-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EST