The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (politics)

Dr. Sriram is the host of “Dr. America,” an innovative podcast about health justice on We Act Radio. He also writes about the relationships between health policy and civil rights. He currently practices general pediatrics in southeast Washington, DC and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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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

Wendell Potter, founder of http://Tarbell.org and author of the new book Nation on the Take, How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It

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Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Providence College.

Daniel Denvir, fellow at Harvard Law School's Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice and a journalist covering criminal justice, the drug war, immigration, and politics. He hosts the podcast “The Dig” for Jacobin magazine

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L.A. Kauffman, author of the new book Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Hannah Weilbacher, volunteer leader with Jews United for Justice and the DC Paid Family Leave Campaign, on why many Washington, DC politicians, including the Mayor, are trying to kill the city's new progressive paid family leave law - and they're all Democrats.

 

Direct download: TZH_03-04-17_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

John Feffer -director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies and author of the new book Splinterlands

Anat Shenker-Osorio, communications expert, on why Democrats need to stop worrying about upsetting others and start exciting their base.

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

Silvio Carrillo, award-winning journalist and multimedia creator and nephew of environmental and Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, who was assassinated one year ago. 

Direct download: TZH_03-04-17_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Matt Bruenig, writer, researcher, and expert on poverty, on why the richest people in the world get paid for doing nothing.

Kira Lerner, political reporter at Think Progress, on covering CPAC

Direct download: TZH_02-25-17_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

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

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

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

Mark Potok, Senior Fellow of Southern Poverty Law Center, on the rising number of hate groups in America.

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

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

In this hour:

Sarah Jones, social media editor at The New Republic, on The Case Against Unity. Read her article at: https://newrepublic.com/article/140070/case-unity

Water Scheidel on his new book, The Great Leveler. 

Direct download: TZH_02-18-17_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT