The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (politics)

Sarah Jaffe on her new book, Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt

Maya Schenwar on her new book, "Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better."

Direct download: TZH_10-15-16_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) on the letter he and several colleagues recently wrote to President Obama, urging him to take executive action to lower drug prices. 

 

Direct download: TZH_10-15-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
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 recent weeks:

"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. 

 

Direct download: TZH_10-08-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

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

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. 

Direct download: TZH_10-08-16_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

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

Ryan Cooper of The Week on why, despite what some "very serious people" in DC claim, our nation's retirement income crisis is very real (starts at 4:50)

Alex Zaitchik on his new book "The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America" (Starts at 20:15)

Direct download: TZH_10-08-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

David Dayen - Contributing writer to Salon.com and The Intercept, and a weekly columnist at The Fiscal Times.

Karl Frisch - Executive Director of Allied Progress

Direct download: TZH_10-01-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Kaylie Hanson Long - National Communications Director for NARAL Pro-Choice America (3:25)

Jennifer Reid - Advocacy and Research Officer, MSF Access Campaign (20:15)

Direct download: TZH_10-01-16_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Jasmine Jefferson, Legislative Director of Social Security Works (starts at 20:15)

Direct download: TZH_10-01-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Ryan Cooper of The Week on why, desire what some "very serious people" in DC claim, our nation's retirement income crisis is very real (starts at 4:50)

Alex Zaitchik on his new book "The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America" (Starts at 20:15)

Direct download: TZH_09-03-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Chico Harlan of the Washington Post on the Obama administration's 1 billion dollar deal with Corrections Corporation of America, the nation’s largest prison company, to build a massive detention facility for women and children seeking asylum. (Starts at 3:00)

Matt Nelson, Executive Director of Presente.org, on the Department of Justice's move to cut ties with private prisons - and why the Department of Homeland Security needs to follow DOJ's lead  (Starts at 20:15)

Direct download: TZH_09-03-16_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT