The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (general)
Harvard’s campus while studying there. Noah now lives in Boston. Steve Knievel is an access to medicines advocate for Public Citizen’s Access to Medicines program. His work focuses on policies relating to U.S. drug pricing and making medicines affordable for everyone. Knievel's work has also included advocating on international access to medicines issues, including compulsory licensing and preventing access-restricting proposals from being advanced through trade agreements. Knievel’s writing has been featured in The Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report and The New York Times. He received a B.A. in philosophy from University of Colorado. Previously, Knievel worked with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch.
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Natalie Martinez is a researcher at Media Matters. She holds a B.A. in American Culture Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.
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David Dayen is a fellow for In These Times and a contributor to The Intercept. His first book, “Chain of Title,” about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud, was released in May 2016. The book was the winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize. Nancy Altman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and the President of Social Security Works.

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Wendell Potter is Founder of the investigative reporting group, “Tarbell” Wendell is an author, former corporate public relations executive and journalist. His books include, “Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans ; Obamacare: What’s In It for Me/What Everyone Needs to Know about the Affordable Care Act (an ebook); and Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.”

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An extended conversation with Moira Weigel, postdoctoral scholar at the Harvard Society of Fellows, & the author of Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating and a founding editor of Logic magazine

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An extended conversation with computer scientist, author, and composer Jaron Lanier. 

Jaron Lanier is the author of "Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality" and "You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto "

Originally Aired: January 27, 2018

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Yasha Levine is a journalist and a former editor of Moscow-based satirical newspaper The eXile. He is the author of "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet."

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Lauren Pagel is the Policy Director for Earthworks, discussing the recent methane "leak" near Powhatan Point, OH at an XTO site & more. 

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An extended conversation with computer scientist, author, and composer Jaron Lanier. 

Jaron Lanier is the author of "Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality" and "You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto "


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Terry Gibbs - associate professor of political science at Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia, Canada. She is the author of the book Why the Dalai Lama is a Socialist: BUDDHISM, SOCIALISM AND THE COMPASSIONATE SOCIETY

Lee Billings - Science journalist covering space and physics for Scientific American. He is also the author of Five Billion Years of Solitude, a book on the search for alien Earths

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Charles Sauer - President of the Market Institute and an economist and policy specialist. He has been published on Entrepreneur.com, Fox Business, the Daily Caller, and Women Entrepreneur in addition to writing congressional testimony and speeches for politicians, business owners, and academics.

David Dayen - David Dayen is a contributor to The Intercept and also writes for Salon, the Fiscal Times, the New Republic, and more. His first book, “Chain of Title,” about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud, was released in May 2016.

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Nomi Prins - renowned author, journalist and speaker. Her new book, Collusion:How Central Bankers Rigged the World, will be released May 1, 2018

Nathan J. Robinson - Nathan J. Robinson is a PhD student in Sociology & Social Policy and the editor of the magazine Current Affairs. He is author of the book, Trump: Anatomy of a Monstrosity

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This episode originally aired on October 7, 2017. 

Alexander Zaitchik is an American freelance journalist and author who has written for The Nation, Salon, The New Republic, the New York Observer, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Foreign Policy, the International Herald Tribune, Wired, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Believer. His recent book is titled, "Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price."

Héctor J. Figueroa is the President of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property services union in the country. 32BJ represents more than 163,000 property service workers.

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Scott Edwards is co-director of the Food & Water Justice project

Merith Basey is the Executive Director of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

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Best of, featuring: Miriame Kaba is a New York based organizer, educator and curator, and founder of Project NIA. Her years of tireless work have focused on ending violence, dismantling the prison industrial complex, transformative justice and supporting youth leadership development
You can find some of her writing at usprisonculture.org

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of 19 books about world hunger, living democracy, and the environment, beginning with the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet in 1971. Adam Eichen is a member of the Democracy Matters board of directors and a fellow at the Small Planet Institute. He served as the deputy communications director for Democracy Spring. Their new co-authored book is Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want

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Best of show, featuring: Amy Julia Harris, a reporter for Reveal, covering religion and its intersection with public life. She has also written enterprise stories for The Seattle Times, Half Moon Bay Review, and Campaigns and Elections Politics Magazine.

And, Shoshana Walter, a reporter for Reveal, covering human trafficking and public safety. Her investigation on America's armed security guard industry won the 2015 Livingston Award for Young Journalists for national reporting and also was featured in a two-part installment on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."

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Best of show featuring Cara Liebowitz: an activist with DC Metro ADAPT, which stands for Americans Disabled Attendant Programs Today, and Development Coordinator for the National Council on Independent Living.

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Lucy McBath is the mother of Jordan Davis who was shot at age 17 by a white man in a gas station who got bothered by Davis and his friends playing loud music. McBath organizers and gives speeches around gun violence.

Harry Stein is the Director of Fiscal Policy at the Center for American Progress. Prior to joining the Center, he worked as a legislative assistant to Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI)

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Alice Speri is a multimedia journalist with an interest in justice, civil rights, and the struggle for equality. She has reported on state violence and institutional failure in the U.S. and abroad, from Ferguson, Missouri, to Haiti and Palestine. Her work has appeared in VICE News, Al Jazeera America, the New York Times, and several other publications. She recently wrote about counterterrorism tactics used against Standing Rock demonstrators.

 

Ben Spielberg is a Research Associate with the Federal Fiscal Policy division and manages the Full Employment Project at Center on Budget & Policy Priorities. He is also the co-host of the podcast On the Economy with Jared Bernstein. His recent post at The American Prospect is titled Below the Minimum No More.

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The Zero Hour is on a break this week. This episode was previously recorded on January 28th, 2017.

 

Jasmine Jefferson, Legislative Director of Social Security Works, on the fight to protect Medicare.

Ryan Cooper, National Correspondent for The Week, on How American health care kills people. Read his article at: http://theweek.com/articles/666799/how-american-health-care-kills-people

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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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Michael A. Hiltzik is an American columnist and reporter who has written extensively for the Los Angeles Times.

 

Dr. Danielle Martin is a family physician and the board chair of Canadian Doctors for Medicare. She is clinical staff at Women's College Hospital and lecturer in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. She served on the Health Council of Canada from 2005-2011. Her new book is Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians

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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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Cat Duffy is a Researcher at Media Matters. She is a PhD candidate at the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California. Cat also has an M.A. in Communication from Wake Forest University and a B.A. in International Relations from Michigan State University. She is the author of a recent study at Media Matters on how TV news ignored the prescription drug price problem.

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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

Marcy Wheeler is an independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties. She writes as emptywheel at her eponymous blog

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This hour John Feffer demonstrates that politicians like Donald Trump aren't that uncommon if you just look to Europe. And later, Yannet Lathrop, Researcher and Policy Analyst at National Employment Law Project, discusses her group's new report on the massive impact on worker pay the Fight for 15 has achieved.

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This hour we're joined by Sarah Sorscher, an attorney with Public Citizen's Health Research Group, about the 21st Century Cures Act. Later, we speak with Tim Wu, professor at Columbia Law School, about his new book The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads.  

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We break down the news of the week, then talk to Jessica Jackson Sloan, National Director and Co-Founder of #cut50, about the need to slash in half the number of people in prison. 

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In the final hour of the show, Richard speaks with Eric Garcia from CQ/Roll Call about the forecast for Senate races on November 8, and Philadelphia Daily News' Will Bunch asking why Chris Christie hasn't been impeached yet. 

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In hour 2 of the show, Richard speaks with Matt Stoller, Senior Policy Advisor and Budget Analyst at Senate Budget Committee, about his new article at The Atlantic, and Allyson Fredericksen, Deputy Director of Research at People's Action Institute, about their new report on how low wages and student debt keep prosperity out of reach. 

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Hour 1 of the show features the Breaking the News recap as well as an interview with Media Matters' Eric Boehlert on how Donald Trump manipulated the press' coverage of his campaign of lies.

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First this hour we speak with Mickey Davis, Professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, explains march-in rights and the fight to lower drug costs.

Later, we speak with Social Security Works' Nancy Altman about the deception and false equivalence around AARP's call for candidates to "take a stand." 

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First we speak with Nick Buffie, research assistant for Center for Economic and Policy Research, who makes the case that the job market is weak right now.

After that Bill Black, Editor-in-Chief and Contributor of New Economic Perspectives, and Associate Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, does a deep dive into the scandal tearing apart Wells Fargo following revelations they created millions of fake accounts to pad their statistics.

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First off we go through the big news of the week including two more black men killed by police, Donald Trump's verbal fascism, and a hero teacher standing up to perverse "lunch-shaming" of children who can't afford a meal. 

Then we talk to Rebecca Vallas of Center for American Progress and host of TalkPoverty Radio about encouraging news about poverty in America and what we have to do to keep it going.

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"Dee," a prisoner in the Carolina area, speaks out about the prison worker strike going on right now and what the oppressed workers are demanding.

 

And Garry South, the "Carville of California," tells us about Yes on Prop 61, a ballot measure in California to help stem the tide of rising drug costs. 

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Zoë Carpenter of The Nation discusses her recent article on the myths surrounding the EpiPen price-gouging scandal.

And Jessica Luther talks about her new book Unsportsmanlike Conduct which offers a powerful look inside the problem of rape culture in college football.

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We break down the news of the week including Clinton's "basket of deplorables" and Trump Foundation's (alleged!) corruption. We then speak with Simone Pathé of CQ/Roll Call who analyzes the ten seats in congress most likely to switch parties this November. Spoiler alert: they're all Republicans.

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Bob DeMars, former college football player, previews his new documentary "The Business of Amateurs" about the dark side of college sports.

Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz discusses his new book on the Euro and how it may be a doomed currency. 

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Historian Kathleen Frydl joins the show again to discuss her thoughts on Hillary Clinton injecting the idea of "American exceptionalism" into the presidential debate. We also speak with AFL-CIO's Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre about Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric.

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We break down the news of the week before speaking with Tim Carney of The Washington Examiner about whether Trump support can be pinned on racial anxiety or economic anxiety... or both?

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First we talk to Thomas Ferguson from the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s Director of Research Projects about his new report of the impact of money on elections.

Later we speak with Adolph Reed, Jr., professor of political science at University of Pennsylvania about why we need to just go ahead and vote for the "lying neoliberal warmonger."

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We talk with viral sensation Brandy Young, a second grade teacher from Godley, Texas, who recently decided that the kids in her class would not be given formal homework assignments and instead encouraged to spend more family time.

Later, we look at an old lie about Social Security from Donald Trump and out-of-control medicine prices like the EpiPen with Michael Hiltzik of the Los Angeles Times.

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Breaking the News featuring Executive Producer Bradley Herring

A conversation with Amy Kapczynski, a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and faculty director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, about how we can bring down out-of-control drug prices

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Tina Dupuy - nationally syndicated op-ed columnist, freelance investigative journalist, comedian and on-air commentator. Her new podcast, Cultish, launched this past week with its first two episodes. (Starts at 7:05)

William K. Black - Editor-in-Chief and Contributor of New Economic Perspectives. (Starts at 20:15)

 

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Alvaro Bedoya - Founding Executive Director of the Center on Privacy & Technology

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Cliff Schecter - author, pundit and public relations strategist

Roger Sorkin - fellow with the Truman National Security Project and director of The Burden

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The Zero Hour spent the weekend at Netroots Nation, where we interviewed leaders for all corners of the progressive movement, including Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)

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Mary Bottari, Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy

Nomi Prins, Senior Fellow at Demos

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Ryan Grim, Washington Bureau Chief, Huffington Post

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Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

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Stephen Miles, Coalition Coordinator, Win Without War

Todd Gregory, Editor, Media Matters for America

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Lynn Stuart Parramore, Senior Editor, AlterNet

Ryan Grim, Washington Bureau Chief, The Huffington Post

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Robert L. Borosage, Founder & President, Institute for America's Future

Ron Kaminkow, General Secretary, Railroad Workers United

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Brother Anthony Shahid, Organizer for the Black Community

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Ernest Coverson, Regional Field Organizer, Amnesty International USA

Deirdre Smith, US Divestment Organizer, 350.org

Nelini Stamp, Organizer & Coordinator, Freedom Side

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Cliff Schecter, Co-Founder, We Act Radio & Contributor, The Daily Beast

Reverend Osagyefu Uhuru Sekour, Freeman Fellow, Fellowship of Reconciliation & Pastor for Formation & Justice, First Baptist Church, Jamaica Plain, MA

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Reverend Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, Freeman Fellow, Fellowship of Reconciliation & Pastor for Formation & Justice, First Baptist Church, Jamaica Plain, MA

Justin Duckham, Senior Washington Correspondent, Talk Radio News Service

Mike Batchman, Community Leader, BASIC

Seth Jackson, Multimedia Coordinator, We Act Radio

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Eric Kingson, Co-Director/Founder, Social Security Works

Julian Blair, Community Organizer, SPACEs in Washington, DC and Maryland

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Cole Stangler, Staff Writer, In These Times

Eileen Applebaum, Senior Economist, Center for Economic & Policy Research

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A Very Special Hour Featuring RJs Views & On The Ground Reporting in Ferguson, MO.

Peter James Callahan, Executive Producer, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Ryan Grim, Washington Bureau Chief, The Huffington Post

Peter James Callahan, Executive Producer, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

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Richard "RJ" Eskow breaks down this week's news (and condones shagging).

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Stephen Miles, Coalition Coordinator, Win Without War

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Eric S. "Rick" Perlstein, Author, "The Invisible Bridge"

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Mark Ames, Staff Writer, PandoDaily

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Sam Riddle, Political Director, Michigan National Action Network

Phyllis Bennis, Director, New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies

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Dave Gilson, Senior Editor, Mother Jones

Nancy Altman, Co-Director, Social Security Works

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Zaid Jilani, Former Blogger, ThinkProgress.org & Campaigner, Progressive Change Campaign Committee

Yasha Levine, Roving Reporter, PandoDaily

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Michael Arria, Author, "Medium Blue: The Politics of MSNBC

Dean Baker, Co-Founder, Center for Economic and Policy Research

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Zephyr Teachout, New York Gubernatorial Candidate

Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

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How To Fight The Big Tech Takeover

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Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Episode Includes:

Mark Weinstein, Founder & CEO of Sgrouples on Taking Control of Our Privacy & Just Saying No To Private Big Brothers

Mark Ames, Staff Writer at PandoDaily & All-Around Bad Ass on Silicon Valley Wage Fixing, The Techtopus & Should We Nationalize Big Tech?

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The Planet: Frack Me? No, Frack YOU!

This Is The Zero Hour. The Time Is Now.
Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Episode Includes:

John Boehner's Case (Or Lack Thereof) For Suing The President

Cole Stangler, Staff Writer for In These Time On The Push Back Against Cove Point & How Local Governments Are Saying No To Tar Sands

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The War On Workers, Children, & the Disabled

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Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Episode Includes:

Rebecca Vallas from The Center for American Progress' Poverty to Prosperity Program on Social Security Disability Insurance

Jeff Bryant from the Education Opportunity Network & the Campaign for America's Future on Bill Gates Using His Wallet To Bully Educators

Exclusive Audio Obtained By Organize GA of Coca-Cola's Director of Labor Relations, Brian LaVelle, Holding A Mandatory, Anti-Union Captive Audience Meeting with Workers Trying to Unionize at a Coca-Cola Distribution Center Outside of Atlanta

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 A Strike for Democracy, a Song for Detroit

Kai Newkirk, Co-Founder, 99Rise

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Progressive Talk w/ Digby and Cenk Uygur

Heather "Digby" Parton, Blogger, Digby's Hullabaloo

Cenk Uygur, Host, The Young Turks

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Dean Baker and Shenna Bellows: Economic Reality, The Challenger

Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center for Economic & Policy Research

Shenna Bellows, Candidate, U.S. Senate - Maine

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Harry Browne, Author, "The Frontman: Bono (In The Name Of Power)

Julia Kann, Staff Writer, Labor Notes

Travis Waldron, Sports Report, ThinkProgress

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Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security, National Women's Law Center

Katherine McFate, President & CEO, Center for Effective Government

Sam Riddle, Political Director, Michigan National Action Network

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Death in Iraq, Madness at Home

Stephen Miles, Coalition Coordinator, Win Without War

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Sex, Money, & Artificial Brains

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Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Episode Includes:

Sean McElwee, Contributing Writer for The Washington Post On GDP Foolishness

George Dvorsky, Contributing Editor for Io9 On Eugene's Turing Test Sideshow

Plus Commentary From Executive Producer, Peter James Callahan On The Implications of Eugene Goostman's Turing Test Win

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Cantor Falls, Wall St Always Rises

This Is The Zero Hour. The Time Is Now.
Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Episode Includes:

David Dayden, Prolific Blogger & All Around Awesome Journo On Eric Cantor, Inequality & Policy

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Rape, Murder: Just A Shot Away

This Is The Zero Hour. The Time Is Now.
Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Episode Includes:

Terry O'Neill, President of the National Organization for Women On #YesAllWomen & George Will's Misogyny

Elliot Fineman, President of the National Gun Victims Action Council On Hallmark & The Mass Shooting Epidemic

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Big Tech vs. Democracy in the Silicon Valley

Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Hour Includes:

Yasha Levine, Roving Reporter, PandoDaily

Evan Greer, Campaign Director, Fight For The Future

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Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Hour Includes:

Kenneth P. Vogel, Author & Chief Investigative Reporter, POLITICO

Ernie Powell, Co-Founder, Senior Votes Count

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Workers, Clean Air, and Fear of Moral Mondays

Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Hour Includes:

Brad Markell, Executive Director AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

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Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Episode Includes:

Daniel Berger, Attorney & Patriotic Millionaire

Maverick Welsh, President, Houston GLBT Caucus

Cliff Schecter, Co-Founder, We Act Radio & President, Libertas LLC

 

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Marianne Williamson: Transformative Politics

Richard "RJ" Eskow talks with Marianne Williamson, Author & Candidate for the U.S. Congress in California's 33rd District, about her campaign, her passions and what congressional candidates and office holders should aspire to. 

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Richard Trumka: Labor in the 21st Century

On this hour of The Zero Hour, Richard "RJ" Eskow and Rich Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO have a candid discussion about wealth, inequalty, and labor in the 21st Century. 

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Duty, Dylan & Doing Right By Social Security
3:00 Monologue
3:15 Gordon Marino On A Life Beyond 'Do What You Love'
3:30 Scott Warmuth On Bob Dylan: Plagiarist?
3:45 Jane Slaughter On SSA Possibly Closing All Field Offices
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Inequality: Stealing Our Homes & Breaking Our Hearts
2:00 Monologue

2:15 Lynn Stuart Parramore On Love In The Time Of Equality

2:30 Amir Sufi On House Of Debt

2:45 Amir Sufi On House Of Debt
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The New Populism

1:00 Monologue 

1:15 Roger Hickey On The New Populism & the Conference

1:30 Roger Hickey On The New Populists (Warren, Sanders, Barber)

1:45 Joe Dinkin On Making The New Populism Count At The Ballot Box (WFP)

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Putin's Silent Majority, Koch Silences PBS, Net Neutrality Silences Us All

Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Week Includes:

Mark Ames, Writer, PandoDaily - On Putin Power, American Foreign Policy Blindness & General Bewilderment

Tia Lessin, Director & Producer, Citizen Koch - On The Movie & How The Koch Brothers Bought Out Big Bird & Pimped Him Out
 
Casey Rae, Executive Director, The Future of Music Coalition - On The FCC's Big Moment (Fail?), Net Neutrality, & The Future Of Music & The Internet As We Know It
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Merchants of Death and Merchants of Debt
Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Hour Includes:
 
William Greider, Columnist, The Nation - On Merchants of Death & Current State of the American Left: Sucking In Air or Barely There?
 
Rich Fiesta, Exec. Dir., Alliance For Retired Americans - On Marco Rubio, Giving Your Hard Earned Cash to Wall St, & Deficit Hacks

 

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Common Sense on Ukraine and the War on Terror
Featuring News & Commentary From Richard "RJ" Eskow & His Esteemed Panel. This Hour Includes:
 
Katrina vanden Huevel, Publisher, The Nation - On The Situation In Ukraine & US Foreign Policy
 
Joshua Holland, Senior Digital Producer, BillMoyers.com - On Innocence In The War On Terror (or How Our Chickens Came Home To Roost)

 

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Meditation, Science, and Harry Potter Activism

Prof. Willoughby Britton, Neuroscientist, Brown University

Andrew Slack, Executive Director, Harry Potter Alliance

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Terror, Theft, and Hope

Cristina Finch, Managing Director, AIUSA's Identity & Discrimination Unit

Kyle Serrette, Director of Education Justice Campaigns, Center For Popular Democracy

Alex Lawson, Executive Director, Social Security Works

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Last Stand to Save the Planet

Mari Lynn Evans, CEO & Executive Producer, Evening Star Productions

Prof. John P. Abraham,Ph.D., Professor of Thermal Sciences, University of St. Thomas

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Monologue 

Mikey Franklin On The Fair Pay/Unpaid Internship Campaign

Cole Stangler On Cozy Federal Regulators In North Dakota

Cole Stangler On McCutcheon (ITT Cover Story This Month) 

 

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America Needs Real News
Eric Boehlert On Bundy/The Right/Rampant Anti-Americanism

Monologue

Nancy Altman On SSW's Support Of Independent Media

Nancy Altman On Looking Ahead In The Fight To Expand SI Programs
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Launching into the Future

Relaunch Monologue 

Terry O'Neill On The Launch, RJ's Legacy & The Movement
 
Terry O'Neill On Economic Security/Feminism As An Everyone Issue
 
Cliff Schecter On The NRA Convention

 

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Working towards a better future

Jamais Cascio, Senior Fellow, Institute For Ethics & Emerging Technologies

Julia Ho, Organizer, Wash U Students Against Peabody

Bianca Alexander, Host & Creative Director, Conscious Living TV

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When we organize, we win

Ernie Powell, Veteran Organizer & Political Activist

Richard Rothstein, Research Associate, Economic Policy Institute

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The Piketty Phenomenon

Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center For Economic & Policy Research

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Chris Hamby, Reporter, The Center For Public Integrity & Pulitzer Prize Winner, 

Martin Blank, Author,Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation, 

George P. Dvorsky, Futurist & Bioethicist, 

Yasha Levine, Roving Reporter, PandoDaily

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Lisa Graves, Executive Director, Center For Media & Democracy, 

Anat Shenker-Osorio, Author & Principal, ASO Communications

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Damon Silvers, Policy Director and Special Counsel, AFL-CIO, 

Marc Fisher, Senior Editor, The Washington Post

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Sam Seder, Host, The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Shannyn Moore, Writer, Huffington Post

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Alan Grayson, D-Fla 9th

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Amanda Marcotte, Writer, Alternet

Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development 




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Max Richtman, President, National Committee To Preserve Social Security & Medicare

Professor John P. Abraham, Ph.D., Professor of Thermal Sciences, University of St. Thomas

Carolyn Fiddler, Writer, This Week In Statehouse Action

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Dominic D.P. Johnson, Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford & Monica Duffy Toft,  Professor of Government & Public Policy, University of Oxford

Katie Glueck, Political Reporter, Politico

Ryan Clayton, Executive Director, Wolf PAC

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Steven Rosenfeld, Writer, Alternet

Kwanza Brooks, Former McDonald's Manager


Cliff Schecter, Co-Founder, We Act Radio

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3-29-14 Hour 3: The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Ian Millhiser, Editor, ThinkProgress Justice

Sharona Coutts, Dir of Investigations & Research, RH Reality Check

Gemma Tarlach, Senior Associate Editor, Discover Magazine 

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3-29-14 Hour 2: The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow


 Patrick Hruby, Writer, Sports On Earth

 Robbie Sherwood, Executive Director, Progress Now Arizona

 Amanda Devecka Rinear, National Campaign Director, National People's Action

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3-29-14 Hour 1: The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Abby Huntsman, MSNBC Still Misleading Viewers About Social Security

 Robert Naiman, Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy

 Josh Eidelson, Reporter, Salon>

 Mark Ames, Writer, PandoDaily

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Eric Kingson, Co-Director/Founder, Social Security Works

Yasha Levine, Roving Reporter, Pando Daily



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Katie Glueck, Political Reporter, Politico

Gennady Stolyarov II, Transhumanist Philosopher & Author, Death Is Wrong

James Hughes, Executive Director, Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies

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Marianne Williamson, Candidate For Congress (CA-33)

Lee Fang, Investigative Reporting Fellow, The Nation

Maya Rockeymoore, President & CEO, Global Policy Solutions

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Behavioral Science and its Malcontents

Nicholas Epley

Professor, Behavorial Science, Univ of Chicago Booth School of Business Author, Mindwise

3:34-3:44


Will Storr

Author, The Unpersuadables: Adventures with the Enemies of Science

3:18-3:29:40


Robert Wittaker

Author, Anatomy of an Epidemic On Anatomy of An Epidemic

3:48-3:58:40


Show Notes:

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2:18-2:29:40 Amanda Marcotte, Contributor/Blogger, The Raw Story 

2:34-2:44
 Joseph Williams, Contributor, The Atlantic


2:48-2:58:40 Stanislas Dehaene, Professor, 
Collège de France & Author, Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts

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Joshua Smith, Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Policy Institute

Andrew Slack, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Harry Potter Alliance

 Cole Stangler, Staff Writer, In These Times

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3:15 Oren Bass, Co-Founder, Pave

3:30 Michael Hiltzik, Author & Collumnist

3:45 Jonathan Voss, Senior Analyst, Lake Research Partners

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2:15 Jamie Henn, Co-Founder & Communications & East Asia Director, 350.org

2:30 Ira Chernus, Journalist/Author & Professor, Religious Studies, Univ of Colorado (Boulder)

2:45 Jeremiah Goulka, Writer, TomDispatch & Fellow, British American Project

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1:15 Dr. Richard Scheffler, Distinguished Professor, Health Economics & Public Policy, Cal Berkeley & Author, The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money, and Today's Push for Performance 

1:30
 Brian Earp, Research Fellow, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics 


1:45
 Susan Schneider, 
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, UConn & Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies (2013-2014)

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3:00-3:06 Hannah Nguyen, Chapter Leader, Students For Public Education Los Angeles

3:18-3:30
 Donald Cohen, Executive Director, In The Public Interest

3:34-3:44 Prof Miles Kimball, Professor of Economics, Univ of Michigan

3:48-3:58:40 Annie Leonard, Filmmaker, Activist & Director, The Story Of Stuff Project

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2:00-2:06 Tal Zlotnitsky, Chairman & Co-CEO, iControl Universal Collaboration Solutions & Member/Activist, Smart Capitalists for American Prosperity

2:18-2:29:40 Nancy Altman, Co-Director, Social Security Works


2:34-2:44 Erin McElroy, Activist, Heart of the City (San Francisco)


2:48-2:58:40 
Hannah Nguyen, Chapter Leader, Students For Public Education Los Angeles

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1:18-1:29:40 Prof. Nicolai Petro, 2013-14 U.S. Fulbright Research Scholar in Ukraine, Professor of Political Science, UofRI

1:34-1:44
 Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center For Economic & Policy Research

1:48-1:58:40 Sam Riddle, Political Director, Michigan Chapter, National Action Network

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2:18-2:29:40 Helena Bottemiller Evich, Agriculture Reporter, Politico On Big Food Is The New Big Tobacco

2:34-2:44 Jodi Jacobson, Editor-In-Chief, RH Reality Check On Taranto Controversy/Military Sexual Assault Bills

2:48-2:58:40 Ben Wikler, Host, The Good Fight with Ben Wikler On Movement Story Telling & Building Progressive Media Infrastructure 

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3:18-3:29:40 Darren Samuelsohn, Senior Policy Reporter, Politico On The Snowden Era of Journalism

3:34-3:42 Gemma Tarlach, Senior Associate Editor, Discover Magazine On Alien Worlds On Earth

3:46-3:58:40 Ben Schreckinger, Contributing Writer, Salon On Bars Too Loud/Cafes Too Quiet & Our Democracy

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1:18-1:29:40 Alex Lawson, Executive Director, Social Security Works On Can Kicks Back/Fix The Debt

1:34-1:41 Omeed Firouzi, President, GW College Democrats & Alex Lawson On Social Security Expansion & Intergenerational Organizing 

1:45-1:58:40 Robert Johnson, President, Institute For New Economic Thinking On Janet Yellen & Reforming the Economy

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3:15-3:29:40 Sean McElwee, Contributing Writer, Salon On New Atheisms Big Mistake

3:34-3:44 John Armstrong, Associate Professor, Weber State University On Superhabitable Worlds

3:48-3:58:40 Ryan Clayton, WOLF-PAC On the New Hampshire Rebellion 

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2:15-2:29:40 Dave Johnson, Contributor, Alternet On Expensive To Be Poor

2:34-2:44 Mari-Lynn Evans, CEO/EP, Evening Star Productions On West Virginia

2:48-2:58:40 Amanda Starbuck, Energy & Finance Programs Director, Rainforest Action Network On KXL Backlash/Vigils
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1:15-1:29:40 Patrick Hurby, Contributor, Politico Magazine on NFL Tax Dodging

1:34-1:44 Cole Stangler, Staff Writer, In These Times On TPP/KXL/Labor

1:48-1:58:40 Rich Fiesta, Executive Director, Alliance For Retired Americans' On Chained-CPI 

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Kenneth Vogel, Chief Investigative Reporter, Politico on Koch World 2014

Travis Waldron, Reporter, ThinkProgress.org on The Epic Redskins Battle 

Chris Hamby, Reporter, The Center For Public Integrity on Miners Screwed By JHMC 

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 Josh Levy, Internet Campaign Director, Free Press on Net Neutrality

 Mark Ames, Writer, Pando Daily on The Techtopus

Jeff Larson, Data Editor, ProPublica on Leaky Apps AKA Angry Birds & the NSA

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Robert Borosage, Co-Director, Campaign For America's Future on SOTU 

Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center For Economic And Policy Research on SOTU 

Damon Silvers, Director of Policy & Special Counsel, AFL-CIO on SOTU 

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2:07pmRJ Monologue
2:18pmRoss Eisenbrey, Vice President, Economic Policy Institute
2:34pm: Maya Rockeymoore,  President of Global Policy Solutions
2:49pm: Alex Lawson, ED of Social Security Works
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 Hour 1
1:07pmRJ Monologue
1:18pm   Mara Keisling, ED of National Center for Transgender Equality
1:34pm: Carol Joffe, Professor Emeritus, UC Davis
1:49pm: Farah Diaz-Tello, Staff Attorney,

National Advocates for Pregnant Women

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Hour 1

A. Welcome to the Holiday Special!—Frisch solo 

B. The Salvation Army's Anti-Gay Past—Evan Hurst 

C-D. War on Christmas!—Tina Dupuy

Hour 2

A=B. From the Mouths of Right Wingers: Top 10 Year-End Roundup—Jason Stanford

C. 2014 Electoral Forecast—Matt Wall

D. Festivus Tree & Satanists in Oklahoma—Andy Cobb

Hour 3

A. Year-End Review of Media Hackery—Eric Boehlert 

B. Misinformer of the Year: CBS—Eric Boehlert 

C. Banner Year for Gay Rights—Chris Geidner 

D. What's Next for the LGBT Community? 

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Hour 1

A. "I fact-checked Sean Hannity on Obamacare"—Eric Burns
B. Behind Kentucky's high Obamacare enrollment—Jonathan Miller
C. "Obamacare and My Family"—Tina Dupuy 
D. Yes, Obamacare bans bad insurance policies—Igor Volsky 
Hour 2

A. Pro-choice offensive: Women's Health Protection Act—Ilyse Hogue
B. Supreme Court maintains Texas anti-choice law—Jessica Mason Pieklo 
C. #Solidarityisforwhitewomen—Mikki Kendall
D. Inside the Men's Rights Movement—R. Tod Kelly
Hour 3

A. Trans employment discrimination—Ilona Turner
B. Portrayal of trans issues in Manning trial—Sasha Buchert
C. Still a long way to go for ENDA—Heather Cronk
D. Labor Day: Fast food workers strike—John Nichols 
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Hour 1

A. Poor Shaming: Starbuck Edition—Tina Dupuy
B. Doctors and lawyers help dirty coal deny black lung benefits—Chris Hamby
C. ENDA still has a ways to go—Ilona Turner 
D. GOP pivots on Mediacare and Social Security—Cliff Shecter 
Hour 2

A. Sen. Gillibrand's plan to combat military sexual assault—Zoe Carpenter 
B. Egregiously distasteful jokes at Dick Cheney roast—Andy Cobb
C. Trans employment discrimination—Ilona Turner 
D. Fast food workers strike—John Nichols 
Hour 3 

A. Pro-choice offensive: Women's Health Protection Act—Ilyse Hogue 
B. From the Mouths of Texas Republicans (Nov. 15)—Jason Stanford 
C. Gov. Mary Fallin avoids paying marriage benefits to same-sex couples—Chris Geidner 
D. Climate change and Super Typhoon Haiyan—Chris Mooney
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Hour 1

A. "Thanks...Giving: 2013's Hunger Strike Roundup"—Tina Dupuy

B. Gov. Mary Fallin avoids paying National Guard benefits to same-sex couples—Chris Geidner 

C. Why Elizabeth Warren is no threat to Hillary 2016—Mark Blumenthal 

Hour 2

A. Supreme Court maintains Texas's restrictive anti-choice law—Jessica Mason-Pieklo

B. Sen. Gillibrand's plan to combat military sexual assault—Zoe Carpenter 

C. Pro-Choice Offensive: Women's Health Protection Act—Ilyse Hogue 

D. From the Mouths of Texas Republicans—Jason Stanford

Hour 3 

A. Democrats go nuclear on filibuster option—Judith Schaeffer 

B. New lethal injection brings cruel and unusual punishment concerns—Deborah Denno 

C. G+ hashtags integrated into Google searches—Alan Rosenblatt 

D. Cheney family feuds over gay marriage—Cliff Schecter 

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Hour 1

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo  

B. "What if Rand Paul Were A Woman?"—Tina Dupuy

C. How CBS botched the Benghazi story—Eric Boehlert

D. Obamacare enrollment: Going better than you think—Igor Volsky

Hour 2

A. Lone Pine suit: NAFTA's implications for pulbic interest laws—Cole Stangler

B. Lawyers and doctors routinely help dirty coal deny black lung benefits—Chris Hamby

C. ENDA still has a ways to go—Heather Cronk

D. Climate change and Super Typhoon Haiyan—Chris Mooney 

Hour 3

A. From the Mouths of Texas Republicans—Jason Stanford

B. Egregiously distasteful jokes at Dick Cheney roast—Andy Cobb

C. Is Twitter diplomacy the wave of the future?—Alan Rosenblatt

D. Resolved: Fox News turns everyone into a right winger—Paul Rosenberg

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Hour 1

A. News roundup—Frisch solo
B. This week's column—Tina Dupuy
C. Voting rights challenges and Gray May's Bending Toward Justice—Ari Berman 
D. Men's Rights Movement—Tod Kelly 
Hour 2
A. Youth participation in Virginia Governor's race—Amanda Brown
B. Trayvon Martin's mother testifies in Senate—Rashad Robinson  
C. Some thoughts on Karl's Halloween costume: The Incredible Shrinking GOP—Jason Stanford
D. Yes, Obamacare might force you to cancel your bad insurance policy—Igor Volsky
Hour 3
A. Behind the high Obamacare enrollment in Kentucky—Jonathan Miller  
B. Drone victims testify in front of Congress—Cole Stangler 
C. Theory: Edward Snowden is a CIA plant, working in a Russian tech company—Alan Rosenblatt
D. Youth Services International and the private prison industry—Chris Kirkam 
Direct download: 11-02-13_PODCAST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:48pm EDT

Hour 1

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo

B. Column: "Read More Than This Headline"—Tina Dupuy

C. War hawks prepare for Iran negotiations—Ben Armbruster

D. Overheard on the Acela—Tom Matzzie

Hour 2

A. Folks who got fired for social media mistakes—Alan Rosenblatt 

B. The Benghazi Hoax—Ari Rabin-Havt

C-D. "Inside the Fox News lie machine: I fact-checked Sean Hannity on Obamacare"—Eric Stern

Hour 3

A. From the mouths of Texas Republicans—Jason Stanford

B. Report: U.S. drone strikes could be war crimes—Letta Tayler

C. Obama fails to deliver on drone transparency promise—Naureen Shah

D. New Jersey marriage equality victory—Chris Geidner 

Direct download: 10-26-13_PODCAST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

Hour 1

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo

B. A Tea Party civics lesson—Tina Dupuy

C. NY Fed fired examiner who took on Goldman

D. Politically Incoherent & "The Shutdown Crash"—Rocky Mountain Mike 

Hour 2

A. Republicans say the darndest things—Jason Stanford 

B. Wendy Davis gubernatorial campaign—Jason Stanford

C. Judge Bill Pryor's gay porn appearance leaves him vulnerable to coercion—Roger Shuler 

D. Aaron Swartz's SecureDrop—Trevor Timm

Hour 3

A. ACLU v. Clapper—David Greene 

B. "Libertarian Magic Dust": Satirizing right-wing politics—Andy Cobb

C. Pliticians should get with the social media-dominated times—Alan Rosenblatt

D. GOP pivots to Social Security and Medicare—Cliff Schecter 

Direct download: 10-19-13_PODCAST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28am EDT

Hour 1

A. "The Heritage Foundation: The Group Who Cried Individual Mandate"—Tina Dupuy

B. Women and the shutdown—Jodi Jacobson 

C. U.S. Bishops pushed for shutdown to undermine birth control benefit—Jodi Jacobson 

D. Progressive Congress and the shutdown strategy—Annie Weinberg 

Hour 2

A. "Drunk Dial Congress" and shutdown humor—Arun Chaudhary

B. Fox and the shutdown—Eric Boehlert 

C. SCOTUS and campaign finance—Adam Smith 

D. Impact of the shutdown on DC—Amanda Terkel 

Hour 3

A. DC and the shutdown—Councilmember Tommy Wells 

B. National Coming Out Day—Jamie McGonigal 

C. Healthcare.gov: glitches and procurement—Clay Johnson 

D. Government shutdown—David Corn 

Direct download: 10-12-13_PODCAST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

Hour 1

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo
B. This Week's Headlines—Tina Dupuy
C. Corporate Action Network's "Drop Dudley" campaign—Brian Young 
D. Accidental acetaminophen overdoses—Jeff Girth 
Hour 2

A. Glenn Beck says he'll camp outside Louie Ghomert's office, & other right-wing quotes—Jason Stanford
B. Quebec legislation to ban religious clothing for public officials—Jacob Remes 
C. Herman Wallace dies after 41 years in solitary confinement—Rania Khalek 
D. Prisoners' rights & solitary confinement—Amy Fettig
Hour 3
A. The #shutdown's negative impact & countermessaging the right wing—Alan Rosenblatt 
B. Capitol Hill shooting & stigmatization of mental health issues—Tara Culp-Ressler 
C. How the shutdown will affect the GOP's electoral prospects—Frisch solo 
D. Marco Rubio blocks black gay judge's nomination on dubious grounds—Sharon Lettman-Hicks 
Direct download: 10-05-13TAN_COMCUT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:27pm EDT

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo
B. This week's headlines—Tina Dupuy
C-D. Fight for 15 in the longterm—Micah Uetricht
Direct download: 092613_H1_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:42am EDT

A. The hypocrisy of right wing welfare cuts—Cliff Schecter
B. Violations of students' 4th Amendment rights—Bryce Stucki 
C.-D. Reproductive rights cases to watch—Jessica Mason Pieklo 
Direct download: 09-28-13_H2_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am EDT

A. Twitter during the Kenyan mall attack—Alan Rosenblatt
B. Tom Cruz's Obamacare filibuster—Jason Stanford 
C. Ken Cuccinelli's tax plan disproportionately serves the top 5%—Anna Scholl
D. Rep. Peter King calls for increased scrutiny of Somali immigrants after Kenyan mall attack—Rania Khalek 
Direct download: 09-28-13_H3_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34am EDT

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo 
B. The Rise of the Warrior Cop—Radley Balko 
C-D. Column: "Congresspeople Unwilling to Work, shall Not Eat"—Tina Dupuy
Direct download: 092113_TAN_Hour_1_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:08pm EDT

A-B. Thank You Anarchy & Occupy Anniversary—Nathan Schneider
C. Trans employment discrimination victory—Ilona Turner
D. Viral ad: Coming out to Tea Party Father—Carl Sciortino 
Direct download: 092113_TAN_Hour_2_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:02pm EDT

A. DSPolitical & targetted online advertising—Chris Massicotte 
B-C. Right wing efforts to diminish foodstamp funding—Cole Stangler 
D. Tom Delay's money laundering charges dropped—Eric Burns
Direct download: 092113_TAN_Hour_3_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:58pm EDT

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo
B. Waning impact of identity politics—Tina Dupuy
C. The campaign behind the tentative Syrian arms deal—Amanda Johnson
D. D.C.'s Living Wage Bill—Bryce Covert

Direct download: 091413_TAN_H1_Edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:46pm EDT

A. NRA-backed recalls in Colorado—Rick Palacio
B-C. Failings of low-income addiction treatment centers—Jake Bernstein
D. Virginia Governor's race—Anna Scholl
Direct download: 091413_TAN_H2_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:43pm EDT

A. When older Congresspeople Tweet—Dr. Digipol
B. Houston Police Department racial profiling and use of force—Emily DePrang
C-D. The Supreme Court's corporate capture—Tom Donnelly
Direct download: 091413_TAN_H3_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

A. News roundup—Frisch solo

B. Poor Shaming: Starbucks Edition—Tina Dupuy

C. Congressional opposition to military intervention in Syria—Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.)
D. Liberal interventionism in Syria—Steve Clemons

Direct download: H1_TAN_090513.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

A-B. Homelessness-prevention programs facing cuts—Alan Pyke 
C-D. "Women for Team Mitch"—Igor Volsky
Direct download: H2_TAN_090513.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

A. When Congresspeople Tweet... At Each Other—Dr. Digipol
B. Bachmannistan—Cliff Schecter
C-D. LGBT folks in New York Races—Jeff Spitko 
Direct download: H3_TAN_090513.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

A. This week's news—Karl Frisch
B-C. Power dynamics in Cherice Moralez rape case—Angus Johnston & Flavia Dzoden
D. Fast Food Strike workers strike—John Nichols 
Direct download: tan_083113_RAW_h1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29pm EDT

A. Twitter's reaction to possible military action in Syria—Dr. Digipol
B. Military intervention in Syria—Marjorie Cohn
C. Congress's response to possible intervention in Syria—Cole Stangler
D. Activist of the Week—United We Dream's Sofia Campos
Direct download: tan_083113_RAW_h2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT

A-B. Predicting SCOTUS's next term—Eizabeth Wydra
C-D. NuvaRing litigation—Ashley Brittain Landers
Direct download: tan_083113_RAW_h3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24pm EDT

A-B. CA prisoners' hunger strike—Vikki Law
C. Ben Wikler live at March on Washington's 50th Anniversary
D. Mike Grunwald's Julian Assange drone tweet—Cliff Schecter
Direct download: TAN_08-24-13_Hour_1_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

A-B. Portrayal of trans issues in Chelsea Manning trial—Sasha Buchert
C. Ben Wikler live at March on Washington's 50th Anniversary
D. NRA's database of gun owners—Steve Freiss
Direct download: TAN_08-24-13_Hour_2_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm EDT

A. Media with Dr. Digipol
B. Activist of the Week, Nicole Rizzi (wink, wink)—Jeffrey Light
C. Ben Wikler live at March on Washington's 50th Anniversary 
D. And Hell Followed with Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border—author David Neiwert
Direct download: TAN_08-24-14_Hour_3_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm EDT

A-B. GOP summers -- Jesse Ferguson 
C-D. Social Security turns 78-- Kimberly Fountain
Direct download: TAN_081713_H2_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08pm EDT

A-B. LGBTQ issues at the Sochi Games -- David Badash
C. Poor Shaming -- Tina Dupuy
D. North Carolina Voter i.d. -- Cliff Schecter 
Direct download: TAN_081713_H1_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm EDT

A. Activist of the Week, #solidarityisforwhitewomen-- Mikki Kendall
B. The perils of using surrogate voices and staff on social media -- Alan Rosenblatt
C-D. Discrimination in organ transplants -- Rania Kalek
Direct download: TAN_081713_H3_RAW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50pm EDT

First 6: Bachmann mistakenly gets vibrator as a gift/Wyoming to build aircraft carrier

 

A Social Media with Dr. DigiPol

 

B-D Activist of the Week: Howard E. Conday, attorney, one of original Trayvon petitioners; participant in Howard University students’ viral video “Am I Suspicious?”

Race in America

Direct download: TAN_072013_h3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33am EDT

A Shuster solo: Top stories - Egypt coup; Obama and Congress
B Keli Goff on double standard for Spitzer, white male pols' scandals
C Richard Eskow on American apathy
D Cliff Schecter on Liz Cheney possible Senate Run, Bill O'Reilly demeaning women
Direct download: TAN_7-13-13_Hour-1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34pm EDT

1st 6: Star Trek Geek Talk

A Social Media - Dr. Digipol on Twitter's role in Marathon Bombing


B Activist of the Week: 
Patty Kupfer, Managing Director, America's Voice (@AmericasVoice)

C Review of "42" with Jackie Robinson--and the untold story of the role of Montreal in Robinson's career

D Daniel Marans how it should be: Rich v. poor, not old v. young

Direct download: TAN_4-20_Hour_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:01pm EDT

A Dr. Digipol
B Activist of the Week: Scott Prout, shooter of the 47 percent video (in-person or not)
C Nicole Sotelo, Director of Communications - A Call to Action
D How It Should Be - 10th anniversary of Iraq War
Direct download: Hr3TAN_03-16_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

A Brown-Vitter bill to end Too-Big-to-Fail banks 
B CPAC's greatest hits (Possibly CPAC speaker, Dallas Fed Prez Richard Fisher on his conservative plan to end too-big-to-fail banks)
C-D Sugary drinks ban debate: Maya Rockeymoore v. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Managing Editor of Reason
Direct download: Hr2TAN_03-16_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

6:00 Pope Francis ad Argentina's Dirty War
A New Pope/Ryan Budget and Senate Dems' budget
B Charlie Mitchell on dueling budgets and sequestration
C Dave Zirin on March Madness (unconfirmed, but I'm working on it--suspect will be okay)
D Cliff Schecter on Illinois Little League raffling AR-15.  Plus, Senate Dems now nervous about Ashley Judd candidacy possibly wasting opportunity against Mitch McConnell.
Direct download: Hr1TAN_03-16_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:58pm EDT

First six:  Lion attacks

A  Alan Rosenblatt, social media, with Zach Green

B  Activist of the Week

J-1 visa guest workers who went on strike against McDonald's this week in Central PA. They paid $3,000 to come to US to work, were paying $2,000 a month to sleep all together in boss's basement--net neutral or negative pay in other words--were provided no transportation so had to walk on highway to work, were working 15 hours a day, and we're evicted once they went on strike.

C  Climate Change

D  How it should be:  Huge Chavez w/ Kymone Freeman

Direct download: Hr3TAN_03-09_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm EDT

1st 6: O'Reilly flips out on Colmes

A What Rand Paul missed: non-Americans taken out by drones - guest Alli McCracken of Code Pink / Chavez discussion

B HSBC Elizabeth Warren: How many billions do you have to launder before government prosecutes you?  HSBC Elizabeth Warren: How many billions do you have to launder before government prosecutes you?  

C Rebutting attack on Keystone protester James Hansen in NYT/Ice caps melting accelerates.  Guest:  Brad Johnson

D Detroit to get city manager... or not?

Direct download: Hr2TAN_03-09_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13pm EDT

First six:  North Korea threatens nuclear attack

A:  Rand Paul/drones roundup

B:  Charlie Mitchell on Obama/GOP/sequester latest

C:  Why Americans feel like they are getting poorer even as Dow Surges.

D:  Cliff Schecter on gun votes in Senate committee, strategy for floor votes.

Direct download: Hr1TAN_03-09_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:10pm EDT

First 6: Alec Baldwin’s alleged racism

A Marans solo rant on Social Security cuts

B Michael Brooks on aircraft carrier-based drones

C Activist of the Week: Ashley Ilenfeld, animal rights activist, rescuer, Playboy model, actress and broadcaster

D Ashley continued 

Direct download: Hr3TAN_02-23_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48pm EDT

First 6: $50 million diamonds stolen from Brussels airport

A Charlie Mitchell – immigration, guns legislative prospects

B Dan Friedman, NY Daily News on breaking Hagel “Friends of Hamas” story

C Arab Spring update - Rose Foran, freelance journalist in Gafsa, Tunisia

D Trump threatens #DumpTrump with lawsuit, backs down quickly

Direct download: Hr2TAN_02-23_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46pm EDT

First 6: Oscar Pistorius, blade runner, accused of murdering girlfriend

A Marans solo – Sequester impasse / Simpson-Bowles plan

B Lisa Graves, Exec. Dir. of Center for Media and Democracy – Fix the Debt exposé in The Nation

C Bipartisan immigration reform developments / Latest in gun control

D Cliff Schecter: McCain’s town hall appearances – the “real McCain”? / Support for NRA sinks Dems in IL-2 special race

Direct download: Hr1TAN_02-23_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:44pm EDT

First six: UFO spotted over Massachussetts. Air Force can't explain.
A Social Media w/ Alan Rosenblatt: Chris Mascaro on studying Twitter for political trends
B Activist of the Week: Jamie Henn, climate change activist w/ 350.org
C Shuster solo commentary on Obama/Hadiya Pendleton
D Marans: How it should be - Cutting defense, not veterans benefits. Shuster on the history, meaning of the State of the Union address
Direct download: Hr3TAN_02-16_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49pm EDT

First Six: "House of Cards" - Realistic portrayal of DC power politics
A  Charlie Mitchell on minimum wage increase, prospects of a spending/revenue Grand Bargain
B  Aaron Swartz's legacy: Ben Wikler, host of Flaming Sword of Justice
C  Ben Wikler on online activism, freedom of information
D  Pope Benedict resigns: "Bob Dole of the Catholic Church"
Direct download: Hr2TAN_02-16_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:47pm EDT

First Six: Former Rep Joe Walsh (R-IL) claims "unemployment" excuse for not paying child support. 
A Shuster/Marans State of the Union on taxes, Social Security/Medicare
B Shuster/Marans State of the Union on climate change. 
C Rubio's State of the Union response and the water bottle sip heard 'round the world
D Cliff Schecter on gun laws and Ted Nugent as guest of Rep. Steve Stockman at State of the Union
Direct download: Hr1TAN_02-16_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:46pm EDT

First 6:00  Beyonce redeems herself
A  Alan Rosenblatt social media
B  Activist of the Week, Ceasefire Chicago
C  Ashley Judd v. Mitch McConnell?
D  How it should be
Direct download: Hr3TAN_02-09_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38am EDT

First 6:00  G.W. Bush Paintings

A Charlie Mitchell on immigration latest and gun check update.  

B  Tim Karr
C  Tim Karr/Free press on FCC considering high speed wifi
D  Derek Khanna Atlantic reporter
Direct download: Hr2TAN_02-09_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23am EDT

First 6:00  North Korea uses "We are the World" in fantasy video of NYC incinerated
A  GOP and Obama on sequester 
B  Hayes Brown/Think Progress on Obama/drones
C  GOP/Rove fight

D  Cliff Schecter on Fox News whopper re solar power.  And, FNC firing Sarah Palin and Dick Morris.

Direct download: Hr1TAN_02-09_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm EDT

6:00 Obama releases skeet shoot photo to quiet right wing doubts

A) Social Media with Alan Rosenblatt: Combining Twitter with Pinterest

B) Activist of the Week: Michelle KInsey Bruns, hero for women's rights, who told anti-abortion high school students on Amtrak about her abortion

C) The slaying of Hadiya Pendleton, an Obama inauguration performer, and takign action to stop violence by ending poverty and ignorance -- with Kymone Freeman

D) How It Should Be: How people-powered activism should beat corporate-funded austerity in 2013

Direct download: Hr3TAN_02-02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03pm EDT

6:00 Tom Tancredo welches on promise to smoke pot after losing bet

A) Jake Meth, US journalist in Cairo, describes violence in Egypt

B) Ali Gharib of Open Zion on Chuck Hagel's "trainwreck" hearing

C) Ali Gharib on Zero Dark Thirty--and other films about US torture and war policies

D) Ed Koch's legacy

Direct download: Hr2TAN_02-02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm EDT

Hour 1

6:00 Bill "El Wingador" Simmons, wing-eating champion, busted for selling cocaine + new USDA school vending machine regulation 

A) Obama advances bipartisan immigration reform and Rush Limbaugh admits his goal is to influence politics

B) John Kerry confirmed as Secretary of State and Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing is rocky.

C) Climate weirding: Why even cold winters can result from climate change and how Rupert Murdoch got it wrong

D) Sally Kohn on Republican retreat in budget wars--and what Democrats should do next

Direct download: Hr1TAN_02-02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

Hour 2
First six: Michelle Obama's outfit for inauguration parade
A Bill Scher - liberal oasis TV assault, weapons ban doesn't matter, more important to get other things
B Bill Scher tba (Israeli elections and what it means for USA.)
C Conservative media, Bill O'Reilly ratchets up the fear by lying about economy.
D Brian Fisher, christian radio host on emotions at Clinton/Kerry hearings. GOP media says they were "crocodile tears."
Direct download: Hr2TAN_01-26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Hour 1
First six: Obama/DC statehood
A Shuster /'Marans on inauguration speech policies
B Shuster/Marans should national anthem ever ben lip synched? Bottom line, it made Kelly Clarkson even more impressive.
C Charlie Mitchell on Keystone pipeline and violence against women act.
D Cliff Schechter on GOP approach to Benghazi/Hillary and their claims she "staged" her tears and anger.
Direct download: Hr1TAN_01-26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

First 6:00  DC Statehood latest.  Rand Paul inadervertently makes the case.
A. John Feehery on "Hastert rule" possibly holding up gun control in the House. Feehery says dump the rule.
B. David Dayen: Good filibuster reform v. Bad filibuster reform
C. David Frum: Discussion of SAM - Smart Approach to Marijuana
D. Frum: Inauguration; Guns debate; Future of GOP
Direct download: Hr2TAN_01-19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:41pm EDT

First 6:00 Strom Thurmond had a girlfriend on death row. 
A. Shuster?Marans on Obama standing firm, ruling out mint the coin.
B. Shuster/Marans on Obama being bold on gun control. 
C. Beat the Press with Stephanie Miller.  GOP media/talk radio goes nuts over Obama use of executive orders. 
D. Cliff Schechter on Rush Limbaugh claiming dems engaged in criminal conspiracy to take away guns.
Direct download: Hr1TAN_01-19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm EDT

1. David Frum forms "Smart Approach to Marijuana" to discourage its use. Description of his argument/invitation to discuss it on the show 
2. Alan Rosenblatt on social media - Inside Anonymous' strategy of denials of service
3. Activist of the Week: Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton - DC's Congresswoman
4. Brad Johnson, Forecast the Facts, on hottest year ever + American Meteorological Society 
5. How It Should Be: How Geithner's legacy should be viewed and what we should do on housing policy
Direct download: Hr3TAN_01-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

1. Petition latest: Prosecute Dianne Feinstein gets 27,000 signatures. White House responds to Piers Morgan deportation drive.
2. Colin Goddard, of Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and survivor of Virginia Tech shooting, on Biden gun safety commission recommendations
3. Members of Congress spend over half their day raising money
4-5. Social Security debate rematch: Spandan Chakrabarti, publisher of The People's View v. Daniel Marans, Executive Producer of #TAN
Direct download: Hr2TAN_01-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:01pm EDT

1. White House responds to Death Star petition and would Newt Gingrich be Captain of the Death Star
2. Shuster solo - week in news, politics
3. Dave Zirin - Latest, forthcoming book, end of NHL lockout, creepy sports anchors 
4. Alex Jones and conservative media compares Obama/guns to Hitler and Stalin. Plus, Joe/Mika on MSNBC 
5. Cliff Schecter on right-wing gun craziness - Exhibit A: Alex Jones' Piers Morgan freakout 
Direct download: Hr1TAN_01-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

1. DC Statehood 

2. SHuster politics and fiscal cliff round-up

3. NRA and Wayne LaPierre: Evil genius or just evil?

4. Shuster: David Gregory should apologize for using illegal ammo clip on Meet the Press

5. Cliff Schecter on Dick Armey, The National Review, and right-wing hypocrisy

Direct download: TAN_12-29_Hour_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

Hour 2
First 6:00 Marans on the remedies he used to beat his cold
1  John Yarmouth (D-KY) on changing his mind about gun control 
2  Shuster on Bill O'Reilly spending more time on War on Xmas than actual wars.
3  Ari Rabin-Havt, Media Matters on "Rush Limbaugh, Misinformer of the Year"
4. Ari Rabin-Havt and Shuster 
Direct download: hour2_12-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

Hour 3
First 6:00 Preview of special DC Sports Beat with Mitch Malasky on Jews in sports
1  Social Meda with Alan Rosenblatt - Anonymous declaring war on Westboro Baptist Church
2  Activist of the Week: Erik Loomis, who got death threats for tweeting that he wanted Wayne LaPierre's head on a stick
3  Shuster leads discussion of DC statehood bill introduced by Lieberman
4  Daniel Marans "How It Should Be" - How Obama should nominate top cabinet posts
Direct download: hour3_12-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

Hour 1
First 6:00  Shuster/Marans/Malasky on Mayan armageddon
1  Shuster on guns latest with reaction from Marans/Malasky 
2  Shuster/Marans on fiscal cliff and Obama throwing Social Security into negotiations
3  Shuster/Charles Showalter on Michigan "right to work" legislation
4  Shuster/Cliff Schechter on conservative media, including National Review saying Sandy Hook elementary needed "more men."
Direct download: hour1_12-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Hour 2
1.  CT massacre latest news
2.  Matt Stoller, Roosevelt Instititute and Salon, on CT school massacre (@matthewstoller)
3.  Daniel Newhauser, Congressional reporter for Roll Call, on potential for gun legislation in Congress (@dnewhauser)
4.  MI State Rep. Brandon Dillon (D, Grand Rapids) on opposing Michigan's right-to-work law (@brandondillon75)
Direct download: p2hour-12-15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Hour 3
1.  Alan Rosenblatt on social media/CT massacre
2. Activist of the Week: Rebecca Nagle one of creators of "Pink Loves Consent" anti-rape underwear, and head of feminist anti-rape group FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture (@LoveConsent, @upsettingrapecu)
3. Rainforest Action Network's Robin Averbeck who works on fighting deforestationin Indonesia by limiting demand (@RAN)
4. How It Should Be - Gun Violence and American Exceptionalism
Direct download: p3hour-12-15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

Hour 1
1. Shuster solo - Latest news on CT school massacre
2. Cliff Schecter reaction to CT 
3. Cliff Schecter on details of shooter and the weapons he used
4.  Charles Showalter (@TheUnionEdge), a gun owner, on gun rights after mass shooting in CT
Direct download: p1hour-12-15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT

1. Social Media with Alan Rosenblatt: Twitter announces Jim DeMint's departure, and the secret to Obama Administration's socia media success
2. Activist of the Week: Brad Johnson, Campaign Manager of Forecast the Facts, a new climate change action group 
3. Misinformation on the right: Why do Republicans think ACORN won the election for Obama? Why did GOP senators vote down UN disability rights treaty?
4. Marans's How it Should Be (part 2 in pre-Inauguration series): How pot should be legal in all 50 states
Direct download: TAN_12.8_Hour_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:29pm EDT

1. Kevin Roose of New York Magazine on how Fix the Debt became a CEO/Wall St. kaffeklatsche of influence peddling
2. Charlie Mitchell on Filibuster reform
3. President Obama's challenges on foreign policy: Susan Rice, Syria, and Palestinian state recognition at UN. (Shuster, Marans, and Mitch Malasky)
4. Aziz Abu Sarah, Palestinian peace activist and author, on hope for a 2-state solution despite recent events
Direct download: TAN_12.8_Hour_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

1-2. Debate: Should progressives vote Obama or not? Matt Stoller v. Ken Sofer, Part 1
3-4. Buddy Cianci, former mayor of Providence, Rhode Island.
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Hour 2
1 Charlie Mitchell on Obama v. Congress over Bush tax cuts expiring on wealthy
2 Charlie Mitchell on everything else Congress took up this week
3 Angelo Carusone on Petition to have Macy's dump Donald Trump.
4 Interview with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver outgoing head of the Congressional Black Caucus on racism in the Tea Party
Direct download: p2hour-11-17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

Hour 3
1 Alan Rosenblatt on #Gaza, #Twinkies & a joke Boehner staff made about Obama's birthday present to the Speaker
2 Activist of the week: William Fletcher, Walmart worker from Duarte, CA, who will be walking out and protesting on Black Friday 
3  Daniel Marans reporting on grassroots Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY 
4 *New* How It Should Be: How The Media and Politicians Should Talk About Ronald Reagan and Tip O'Neill and the Social Security Compromise of 1983
Direct download: p3hour-11-17.mp3
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Hour 1

1 Shuster roundup of week. (Obama presser, Boehner on taxes, Pelosi to stay on, Petraeous scandal, Petraeous testimony about Benghazi)
2 Shuster/Marans on GOP media turmoil. (Hannity questions Dick Morris, Dick Morris says he felt "call of duty" to predict Romney landslide.)
3 Shuster/Marans discussion of Progressives' meeting with Obama, Sen. Sanders activism summit, and fight within caucus on cuts to Big 3
4 Cliff Schechter on Obama's outreach to progressives.
Direct download: p1hour-11-17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

Hour 3
1. Alan Rosenblatt on election day Twitter records broken -- and mainstream media reporting based on tweets, what is fair game?
2. Activist of the Week: Lorella Praeli (@LorellaLuciana), United We Dream (@UnitedWeDream) -- undocumented youth fighting for education equality
3. Election Night interview: Rep. Raul Grijalva (@RepRaulGrijalva) (D, AZ-3), Co-Chair Congressional Progressive Caucus (@USProgressives)
4. How Do We Do That: How to make bring our third-world voting system into the 21st century (@rickhasen, @WhyTuesday)
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Hour 2
1. Charlie Mitchell (@cfmtan): Introducing the 113th Congress
2. Charlie Mitchell: Implications of the election for a fiscal Grand Bargain in the lame duck session of Congress
3. Day after Election Day interview: Congresswoman-Elect Cheri Bustos (@cheribustos) (D, IL-17) talks victory, bringing jobs home (#Sensata)
4. Marans/Shuster: Inspiring stories from election day 2012 and the quirks of Montana: Libertarian or not? (@jontester, @LPNational)
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Hour 1

1. Shuster on Obama Victory / Romney Concession
2. Shuster on Senate wins -- especially Hoosier disaster Richard Mourdock -- and campaign highlights
3. Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) of Media Matters (@mmfa) on the Fox News implosion on election night
4. Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter): 2012 election proves progressives can win in swing states
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Hour 3
1  Alan Rosenblatt on Social Media
2  Activist of the Week Joe Szakos, Executive Director of Virginia Organizing
3  Jim Graves, Democrats running against Michelle Bachmann for Congress
4  How do I do that - How do you find your polling place -- and report voter suppression
Direct download: hour3_11-3.mp3
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Hour 2
1  Charlie Mitchell on the race for the Senate 
2  Charlie Mitchell on negativity in the 2012 election
3  Mike Tracey on Jersey shore wreckage
4  Daniel Marans -- The role of climate change in Hurricane Sandy
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Hour 1
1  Shuster final stretch presidential debate analysis
2  Col. Chris Perkins Candidate in Virginia's 11th
3  Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11)
4  Cliff Schecter live from Ohio on Ohio
Direct download: hour1_11-3.mp3
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Hour 3
1. Social Media with Alan Rosenblatt: Why did Romney's binders take off on social media after last week's presidential debates? What are ways people can use social media to protect voting rights on election day?
2. Activist of the Week: Maya Rockeymoore, chair of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, and host of We Act Radio's Pivot Point 
3. IL warehouse worker
4. How Do I Do That: Protips on how to avoid some of the worst pitfalls associated with moving into a new house or apartment.
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Hour 2
1. Charlie Mitchell, editor-in-chief of Take Action News, provides an update on tough House election races
2. Cheri Bustos, Democratic candidate for Congress in IL-17 where #Sensata workers fight for their jobs
*Special Report on Political Pressure in the Workplace*
3. Alec MacGillis, Senior Editor of The New Republic on pressure to donate to Repubicans at Murray Energy, the coutry's largest privately held coal company
4. Mark Ames, Senior Editor at Not Safe for Work Corporation, expert in Russia policy, and author of "Going Postal," on why employer political coercion resembles tactics used by Putin in Russia that has been written up by human rights organizations.
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Hour 1
1.  Shuster presidential debate roundup
2.  Shuster 2012 election recap: Funny moments from Al Smith dinner, and will Obama's "Romnesia" line of attack stick to Romney?
3. Jodi Jacobson, Editor-in-Chief, RH (reproductive health) Reality Check on women's health & reproductive rights in the 2012 presidential election.
4. Cliff on Tagg Romney wanting to "punch Obama."  Funny, I thought the Romneey way was to pin you down and cut your hair?
 
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Hour 1

1. Shuster - Presidential Debate recap

2. Shuster & Daniel Marans - President Obama's Social Security line that rankled Democrats

3-4. To vote for Obama or not? Progressive v. Progressive. Matt Stoller, fellow at the Roosevelt Institute argues against voting for Obama, on grounds that drone strikes are murderous and the President is not interested in fighting for the middle class. Ken Sofer, research assistant in National Security and International Policy team at the Center for American Progress, believes the PResident has done well considering his political opposition, and is less skeptical of drone strikes.

Hour 2

1. Charlie Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief of Take Action News, tells us his thoughts on the Presidential debate and what is new in Congress.

2. Charlie Mitchell on how a Romney Administration might handle the "fiscal cliff" and debt negotiations at year's end, if elected.

3. Shuster and Marans discuss more of the week's news: Paul Ryan calling 30% of Americans dependent because they want to be; and how President Obama's Social Security remarks reveal a willingness to strike a Grand Bargain that may anger progressives.

4. Nicole Belle of Crooks & Liars makes the case that Gov. Jerry Brown of California should not have vetoed the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights.

Hour 3

1. Alan Rosenblatt on social media, with guest Phil Wolgin of Center for American Progress's Immigration Policy Team, on how CAP publicized a new study of economic benefits of the dream act, using the first ever Twitter press release.

2. Activist of the Week - Nick Nyhart, President and CEO of Public Campaign, on fighting for transparency in the Presidential debate rules and getting money out of politics.

3. Mimi Marziani, Counsel in the Brenn Center for Justice's Democracy Program, explains the significance of the Pennsylvania court ruling against the state's law requiring a photo ID to vote. 4. How Do I Do That - Marans explains how to donate your old bike to a third-world country.

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Hour 1

1. Shuster- Election 2012

2. Shuster/Marans- GOP claims of "conspiracy" over polling. 

3. Dave Zirin- (@edgeofsports) on end of NFL ref lockout

4. Cliff Schecter- More Election 2012/Debate prep

Hour 2

1-2. Charlie Mitchell- News from the Hill

3. Larry Korb- National Security http://www.americanprogress.org/about/staff/korb-lawrence-j/bio/

4. Possible extension of Korb / Corporate responsibility: Dr. Bronner's hemp natural soap & shower products (eco-friendly; made through Palestinian-Israeli cooperation)

Hour 3

1. Social media: Alan Rosenblatt with Stu Trevelyan

2. Activist of the Week: Zofia Hausmann, Director of The Agtivists (@agtivists) 

3. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) (@SenSherrodBrown)

4. How Do I Do That 

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Hour 1
1. The Romney 47%- Daniel Marans 
2. Romney's Latino "outreach" Amanda P. Beadle,Thinkprogress.org 
3. Chicago teachers' Strike ends - Kenzo Shibata (@KenzoShibata), New Media Coordinator for the Chicago Teachers' Union (@CTULocal1)
4. More Election 2012 with Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter), co-owner of We Act Radio.
Hour 2
1. Riots at US embassies in Middle East & Asia - Jake Meth (@jakemeth), Copy Editor at Egypt Independent in Cairo, Aziz Abu Sarah (@azizabusarah), Palestinian activist and author, co-Executive Director of the Center for World Religions
2. Romney's caught-on-tape remarks on Palestinian state- Aziz
3. Obama brings trade case against China - Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller)
4. Mortgage fraud task force; financial reform; #OWS 1-year anniversary - Matt Stoller 
Hour 3
1. Social Media with Ben Barnett (@PoliticiansTV)
2. Activist of the Week - Sister Marge Clark a lobbyist with NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby (@NETWORKLobby)
3. Latest on Voter ID law in PA, and attempts to organize against it, register people - Rashad Robinson (@rashadrobinson), Executive Director of ColorofChange.org (@colorofchange),
4. Alex Lawson, "How to file a FOIA request?"
Direct download: TAN-9-22-fullshow.mp3
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Hour 1
1  Politics 2012:  Romney/Obama foreign policy crisis
2  Interview Alice Fordham (@AliceFordham) correspondent for the National (@TheNationalUAE) in Libya
3  Wayne Powell, running against Eric Cantor, in Virginia's 7th district (@Powell4VA)
4  Cliff Schechter on latest political polls + trends (@cliffschecter)
 
Hour 2
1  Charlie Mitchell on US/Israel/Netanyahu (@cfmtan)
2  Charlie Mitchell on Congress/potential for "election wave"
3  Frank Menzies, Director of Instrumental Music at Jones College Prep in South Loop neighborhood of Chicago- will be speaking to us live from the drum corps at the major rally downtown in Chicago tomorrow (#CTUStrike, @KenzoShinbata)
4  Richard Rothstein, Economic Policy Institute (@economicpolicy) 
 
Hour 3
1  Becky Bond interview - Political Director, CREDO Mobile (@CREDOMobile)
2  Activist of the Week - Raymond Lopez a warehouse worker in California's inland empire and member of Warehouse Workers United (@wwunited)
3  Israel/Iran/Obama/Netanyahu - Jeremy Ben-Ami (@JeremyBenAmi), Founder & President of J Street (@jstreetdotorg), "The Political Home for Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Americans"
4  Corp/Social responsibility and How do I do that
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Hour 1

Segment 1 GOP convention
Segment 2 Nasty tone of GOP/Story of CNN Camera woman, discussion with Marans and Callahan. 
Segment 3 Dave Zirin (@edgeofsports), Sports Editor for The Nation, calls for NFL boycott over lockout of referees fighting wage & benefit cuts 
Segment 4 Cliff Schechter on GOP convention and Ohio voting 

Hour 2

Segment 1 - Paul Singer/TBA fact checks Romney and Ryan (@singernews)
Segment 2 - Paul Singer/TBA previews dem convention.
Segment 3 - NYT's Sam Dolnick on NJ halfway houses scandal. http://topics.nytimes.com/top/features/timestopics/series/unlocked/index.html
Segment 4 - Corporate responsibility: Boycott Hyatt; Most Hiltons are okay www.HotelWorkersRising.orgwww.HyattHurts.org

Hour 3

Segment 1: Social media with Alan Rosenblatt
Segment 2 - Activist of the Week Lee Rowland of the Brennan Center for Justice (@brennancenter) on court ruling overturning restrictions on Florida's voter registration groups
Segment 3 - Lee Rowland on voting: The fights in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia & Texas. http://www.rockthevote.com/rtv_voter_registration.html?source=rtv.com-homegraphic 
http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/state_restrictions_on_voter_registration_drives/  
Segment 4 - Shuster notebook on conventions. How Do I Do That with Daniel Marans: NEXUS pass for expedited entry to Canada, and reporting & replacing a lost passport

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HOUR 1

Segment 1: Shuster – Political round up
Segment 2: Shuster – GOP Platform
Segment 3: 12:30 Rob Zerban Dem candidate running against Paul Ryan in Wisconsin 1st congressional district
Segment 4: 12:45 Cliff Schecter – Dem strategy, post Akin scandal

HOUR 2 Segment 1: 1:00 Charlie Mitchell – Romney energy plan
Segment 2: Charlie Mitchell cont. – Health policy
Segment 3: 1:30 Ari Rabin-Havt – Fox News GOP cheerleading
Segment 4: 1:45 Nancy Cohen – GOP war on Women, Akin

HOUR 3
Segment 1: Alan Rosenblatt – Social media segment
Segment 2: Robin Morgan – Activist of the Week
Segment 3: Robin Morgan- Women's Media Center Live launch  
Segment 4: Shuster – Corporate Responsibility/College football

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Hour 1
1. Shuster on 2012 presidential elections
2. Marans & Shuster on difference between Ryan's proposed Medicare cuts & Obama's Medicare savings in the Affordable Care Act
3. Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser), Senior Constitutional Policy Expert, Center for American Progress, on Arizona's crackdown on its own legal medical pot
4. Cliff Schecter (@Cliffschecter), co-owner, We Act Radio on Ryan pick and latest shooting in Texas.
Hour 2
1-2. Charlie Mitchell (@cfmtan), Editor-in-Chief, TAN, welfare reform, Romney claim that Obama loosened the work requirement, and the ongoing sags of Darrell Issa pursuing Eric Holder
3. David Frum (@davidfrum), contributing editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast and a CNN contributor, on Ryan VP pick and the themes in his book Patriots
4. Frum debates Ryan VP pick with Francesca Chambers (@fran_chambers), Editor of Red Alert Politics - she likes Ryan pick, Frum not so much
Hour 3
1. Ben Barnett (@PoliticiansTV) on PA Voter ID laws, votespa.com and covering the 2000 DNC as one of the first online reporting teams
2-3. Activist of the Week: Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) is the author of over a dozen books, including most recently, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet about the ongoing impact of climate change, the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and founder of 350.org. McKibben led protests against Keystone XL and fracking.
4. How do I do that? with Daniel Marans
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Rick Smith, host of the Rick Smith Show live from the AFL-CIO's "Workers Stand for America" rally in Philadelphia.

Cliff Schecter of We Act Radio on Paul Ryan Veep pick.

Charlie Mitchell, TAN Editor-in-Chief on Ryan's record in Congress.

Allison Kilkenny, co-host of the progressive political podcast Citizen Radio (wearecitizenradio.com) and independent journalist who blogs at allisonkilkenny.com, on what RYan pick means for the class war and protests across the world against austerity.

Activist of the Week: Elsa Caballero is the SEIU Local 1 Texas State Director, on the raise she helped negotiate for striking janitors in Houston who make $9,000/year for their work, including many in the JP Morgan Chase tower. Leader of "Call me, Jamie" campaign to get Jamie Dimon's attention.

Alan Rosenblatt on Veep pick on Twitter.

Elizabeth McElroy, Secretary-Treasurer of Philadelphia Central Labor Council, live from the AFL-CIO's "Workers Stand for America" rally in Philadelphia. What is state of labor in Philly & PA?

How Do I Do That: How do I estimate what my Social Security benefits would be? Social Security's 77th birthday on August 14.

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Hour 1
Presidential Race 2012: A look at Romey's plan to increase taxes on the middle class
Louie Gohmert and the things he says
Daniel Marans on the Chick-Fil-A controversy
Cliff Schecter on the crazy gun law NRA is trying to get passed in TN; Romney’s taxes

Hour 2
Daniel Newhauser, Roll Call: Update from the Hill
Corporate responsibility: Boycott Palermo’s Pizza
John Taylor, President & CEO, National Community Reinvestment Coalition on the refusal by Ed DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, to reduce the principal amount people owe on their underwater home mortgages.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) on running strong on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Hour 3
Alan Rosenblatt on social media: Twitter election meters with Paul Singer, Politics Editor of USA Today
Activist of the Week: Michael Skolnik, Political Director to Russell Simmons, and Editor-in-Chief of the Global Grind  
How Do I Do That with Daniel Marans

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This week's show:

Dave Zirin of the Nation and The Edge of Sports XM radio show talking NCAA.

Cliff Schecter on the politics and reality of guns.

Michael McAuliff of the Huffington Post on what's new in Congress.

Matt Stoller of BrandX & the Roosevelt Institute.

Brad Crelia, Editor-at-Large of Hivster.com on 2012 Internationl AIDS conference.

Ben Barnett of the Philly Media Bureau on social media.

Ai-Jen Poo, Director of the Domestic Workers Alliance, our Activist of the Week on the fight for paid sick leave in New York City.

Will O'Neill, on returning his Eagle Scout badge to protests Boy Scouts of America's anti-gay discrimination.

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Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

Direct download: TAN_-_3-10-12_-_2012-03-10-12-00-32.mp3
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Take Action News with David Shuster 3/3/2012

LIVE Saturday, 12pm-3pm

Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

Direct download: TAN_2012-03-03-12-04-51.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm EDT

LIVE Saturday, 12pm-3pm

Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

Direct download: Take_action_news_2-25-12_-_2012-02-25-12-03-03.mp3
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Take Action News with David Shuster 2/18/2012

Take Action News with David Shuster

LIVE Saturday, 12pm-3pm

Take Action News (#TAN) is a nonpartisan, independent digital news service dedicated to engaging the public with news and information about how our government works, along with tools for readers to get involved in government decision-making processes. We want to empower citizens to Take Action.

Take Action News with David Shuster is live on the air at We Act Radio 1480AM in the DC area and online at www.weactradio.com.

Direct download: TAN_2-18-12_-_2012-02-18-12-01-29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT