The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (politics)

Daniel Marans is a general assignment reporter at The Huffington Post with a focus on politics and economic policy.

Edina Lekovic is a consultant for the Muslim Public Affairs Council.

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Michael Lighty is the Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, where he has worked since its founding in 2009, and for the California Nurses Association since 1994.

Kathleen Frydl is a historian and the author of "The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973".

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RJ and Ryan Grim explain why we published audio of Trump's private high-dollar fundraiser, and what the recording means.

Ryan Grim is an author, Washington bureau chief for The Intercept, and a political commentator for The Young Turks.

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RJ discusses YouTube's policies on what is and what isn't "advertiser-friendly" and why The Zero Hour is intentionally not advertiser-friendly.

And we talk with Dr. Sriram, 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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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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Alexander Zaitchik is an American freelance journalist 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, The Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report, and The Believer. He recently authored a book titled, “Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price”

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Matt Coffay is running for Congress in North Carolina's 11th District, a seat currently held by Mark Meadows. RJ spoke with him at The People's Summit in Chicago in early June.

Dr. Mazelis is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and an affiliated scholar at Rutgers-Camden’s Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE).

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Ryan Cooper is a national correspondent at TheWeek.com. His work has appeared in the Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post.

Marshall Allen covers patient safety for ProPublica. He is one of the creators of ProPublica’s Surgeon Scorecard, which published the complication rates for about 17,000 surgeons who perform eight common elective procedures. He also moderates the ProPublica Patient Safety Facebook group. Allen’s work has been honored with several journalism awards, including the Harvard Kennedy School’s 2011 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and coming in as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for work at the Las Vegas Sun, where he worked before coming to ProPublica in 2011.

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Zaid Jilani is a journalist for the Intercept. He has previously worked as a reporter-blogger for ThinkProgress, United Republic, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, and Alternet.

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RJ reports back from The People's Summit in Chicago last weekend.

Robert L. Borosage is the founder and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for America’s Future.

Lisa Graves is the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy.

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