The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

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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Robert Pollin is a Distinguished Professor of Economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst.

 

Sam Seder is a comedian, writer, actor, film director, and host of The Majority Report, the listener-supported internet radio program and podcast

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David Sirota is International Business Times' senior editor for investigations. He is also a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and a bestselling author.

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Sarah Jaffe is a Nation Institute fellow and an independent journalist covering labor, economic justice, social movements, politics, gender, and pop culture. She is the co-host of Dissent magazine’s Belabored podcast, as well as an editorial board member at Dissent and a columnist at New Labor Forum. Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt is her first book.

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Dr. Joe Romm is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He oversees the blog climateprogress.org. In April 2009, U.S. News & World Report named Romm one of the 8 “most influential energy and environmental policymakers in the Obama era.

 

S.I. Rosendbaum is a journalist and artist who has written for New York Magazine, Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, and more. Her latest is at Poynter on what journalists don’t understand when they talk about Social Security Disability Insurance.

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Timothy Snyder is one of the leading American historians and public intellectuals. He is the Housum Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His newest book is “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century”

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Alice Speri is a multimedia journalist with an interest in justice, civil rights, and the struggle for equality. She has reported on state violence and institutional failure in the U.S. and abroad, from Ferguson, Missouri, to Haiti and Palestine. Her work has appeared in VICE News, Al Jazeera America, the New York Times, and several other publications. She recently wrote about counterterrorism tactics used against Standing Rock demonstrators.

 

Ben Spielberg is a Research Associate with the Federal Fiscal Policy division and manages the Full Employment Project at Center on Budget & Policy Priorities. He is also the co-host of the podcast On the Economy with Jared Bernstein. His recent post at The American Prospect is titled Below the Minimum No More.

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