The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Mikey Franklin, Digital Director of Good Jobs Nation, recounts a recent hate crime against him and his family in Rockville, MD

Will McGrath, writer for Pacific Standard, on his recent article about a radical experiment to combat homelessness. 

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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.

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Mike Papantonio, host of the new show America's Lawyer

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Liz Kennedy, Director of Democracy and Government Reform at Center for American Progress, on how an outcry from the American people stopped Republicans from gutting the Office of Congressional Ethics (at least for now)

Alex Shepard, news editor of The New Republic, on what went wrong at the media watchdog Media Matters - and if they have a productive role to play during the Trump era. 

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Author and Journalist Elizabeth Grossman on why our safety net isn't built for the unstable realities of the modern workforce.

John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation, on the best ways to fight back against the Trump/Ryan agenda.


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Kellie Mejdrich, CQ Roll Call Budget and Appropriations Reporter, on what the top priorities of the new Republican Congress will be.

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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


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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.

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Investigative journalist David Dayen discusses his book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud 

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


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