The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Andrea Hailey is the founder of Civic Engagement Fund who earlier this month hosted a conference called, From the Ground Up: The Progressive Path to Political Leadership - report on conference of Resistance leaders.

 

Thomas Frank is an author who recently wrote Listen, Liberal, or Whatever Happened to the Party of the People?

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David Daley is the author of Ratf*cked and a Senior Fellow at Fair Vote.

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Rebecca Vallas is the Managing Director for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress. She is also the host of the recently renamed and relaunched radio program and podcast, Off-Kilter

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Representative Pramila Jayapal (D, WA-7) is the first Indian-American woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and the first woman to represent the 7th District in Congress. She is the sponsor of the College for All Act.

 

Joe Strupp is a 28-year veteran journalist who has been with Media Matters For America since February 2010. As an investigative reporter, he has interviewed top media leaders and conservative figures that include Rupert Murdoch, Geraldo Rivera and Andrew Breitbart. His work has ranged from in-depth reporting on The Washington Post editorial page to uncovering slanted reporting at Fox News.

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Nancy Altman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and the President of Social Security Works.

 

Bruce Gibney is a writer and venture capitalist. He has worked at a hedge fund and as a partner at one of Silicon Valley’s leading venture firms, Founders Fund. His new book is A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Destroyed America

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Dean Baker co-founded CEPR in 1999. His areas of research include housing and macroeconomics, intellectual property, Social Security, Medicare and European labor markets. He is the author of several books, including Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better bargain for Working People,The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive, The United States Since 1980, Social Security: The Phony Crisis (with Mark Weisbrot), and The Conservative Nanny State: How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer. His blog, Beat the Press, provides commentary on economic reporting.

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The Zero Hour is on a break this week, so we've compiled some of the best content from our recent shows.

In this hour:

Stephen Miles, advocacy director for Win Without War, on Michael Flynn's resignation and the Trump White House's foreign policy chaos.

Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, on Paul Ryan's plan to take health insurance away from millions of people.

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The Zero Hour is on a break this week, so we've compiled some of the best content from our recent shows.

In this hour:

Ryan Grim is an author and the Washington bureau chief for The Huffington Post. His writings have appeared in several publications, including Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, and Politico. He is the author of "This Is Your Country on Drugs". One of his most recent posts at Huffington Post is called While Nobody’s Watching, Paul Ryan Is Taking A Sledgehammer To Medicaid’s Promise To Seniors

 

Jessica Mason Pieklo is a writer and adjunct law professor in Boulder, Colorado. She is the former assistant director of the Health Law Clinic at Hamline Law School in St. Paul, Minnesota and former litigator.

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The Zero Hour is on a break this week, so we've compiled some of the best content from our recent shows.

In this hour:

Eric Schwitzgebel, professor of philosophy at University of California, Riverside. He blogs at The Splintered Mind

John Kiriakou is a columnist with Reader Supported News. He was a CIA analyst and case officer, senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, counterterrorism consultant for ABC News,and author. He was the first CIA officer to be convicted for passing classified information to a reporter. His newest book out soon is Doing Time Like A Spy: How the CIA Taught Me to Survive and Thrive in Prison

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Ganesh Sitaraman is an Assistant Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School and the author of The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic.

 

Christy Goldfuss is the Vice President of Energy and Environmental Policy at the Center for American Progress. Previously, she was the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). She was previously the Deputy Director of the National Park Service.[1] Before joining the park service, she worked at the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank.[2] She also worked as a legislative staff member for the House Committee on Natural Resources and as a reporter.

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