The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

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

Direct download: TZH_11-26-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:26pm EDT

Linda Benesch, Communications Director of Social Security Works, on the role that Social Security played - and more often, didn't play - in the 2016 campaign.

Cora Currier, journalist at The Intercept, on why Americans should be worried about intelligence agencies drunk with power.

Direct download: TZH_11-18-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Ryan Cooper, national correspondent at, on Paul Ryan's plan to gut Medicare

Becky Bond & Zack Exley, co-authors of the new book Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything

Direct download: TZH_11-18-16_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Joe Romm, Founding Editor of Climate Progress, on why the Trump Administration is terrifying for the future of our planet

Direct download: TZH_11-18-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Sonjiah Davis, Mental health therapist and host of Get Your Mind Right on We Act Radio, on processing electoral loss

Greg Grey Cloud, enrolled member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, on fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Direct download: TZH_11-12-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Katy Waldman, Slate's words correspondent, on how Donald Trump uses language 

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

Direct download: TZH_11-12-16_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Alex Lawson - Executive Director of Social Security Works and co-owner and co-founder of We Act Radio, the only independent radio station in Washington, DC.

Direct download: TZH_11-12-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

George Goehl, co-executive director of People's Action and People's Action Institute, on the 2016 election and the future of organizing. 

Dean Baker, founding co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, on his new book Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer

Direct download: TZH_11-05-16_H3_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, discusses the many marijuana legalization referendums on the ballot this year. 

Mark Ames, founding editor of the eXile, gives his take on the recent stories linking Trump to Vladimir Putin.


Direct download: TZH_11-05-16_H2_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Bridget Bowman, senior reporter at Roll Call, on Sen. Harry Reid's takedown of FBI Director Comey.

Direct download: TZH_11-05-16_H1_Podcast.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT