The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

 

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

In this hour:

Steve Early, author of Refinery Town, a new book about how Richmond, California beat big oil.

Josh Nelson, Deputy Political Director at CREDO Mobile, on how the organization plans to combat Trump and the GOP Congress.

Direct download: TZH_02-18-17_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

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

In this hour:

Julia Mead, author of the recent article Why Millennials Aren’t Afraid of Socialism

Danny Goldberg, author of In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea

Direct download: TZH_02-18-17_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Sarvenaz Fahimi - Senior Director of the Legal Department at Pars Equality Center, which is challenging Trump's Muslim Ban in Court.

Lauren C. Williams - Tech reporter at ThinkProgress.

Direct download: TZH_02-11-17_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Rebecca Vilkomerson, Executive Director of Jewish Voice for Peace

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

 

 

Direct download: TZH_02-11-17_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Salvatore Colleluori - Associate Research Director at Media Matters.

Direct download: TZH_02-11-17_H1_Podcast.mp3
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Ian Millhiser, Editor of ThinkProgress Justice, on the Scalia clone Trump just nominated for the Supreme Court.

Damon A. Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel for the AFL-CIO, on how attacking immigrants and refugees hurts all working people.

Direct download: TZH_02-04-17_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Mark Joseph Stern, writer for Slate covering the law and LGBTQ issues, on the massive airport protests against Trump's discriminatory Executive Order.

Cora Currier, journalist at The Intercept with a focus on national security, foreign affairs, and human rights, on the FBI's secret files.

Direct download: TZH_02-04-17_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Sheri E. Berman, professor of political science at Barnard College, on how Trump's presidency fits historical patterns of authoritarianism. 

Direct download: TZH_02-04-17_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

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_01-28-17_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

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

Direct download: TZH_01-28-17_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT