The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Jessica Jackson Sloan is a human rights attorney who began her career representing California death row inmates in their appeals. She now oversees DreamCorps #cut50 initiative to end mass incarceration.  Jessica Jackson Sloan is a human rights attorney who began her career representing California death row inmates in their appeals. She now oversees DreamCorps #cut50 initiative to end mass incarceration. 

 

Nicole Smith-Holt lives in the Minneapolis area. She is a mother of four and a financial aid specialist at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. A graduate of St. Catherine University of St. Paul, Minnesota, Nicole is an advocate for T1International.

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Max Blumenthal is the Senior Editor of the Grayzone Project, now at GrayzoneProject.com, and Author of several books, including "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza" “Republican Gomorrah”, and “Goliath”. He is also co-host of the Podcast, “Moderate Rebels”

 

Lauren Windsor is the executive director of American Family Voices and the executive producer of the political web-show "The Undercurrent," and she is a partner in Democracy Partners, a progressive consulting firm.

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Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK and the co-founder of the human rights group Global Exchange. She has been an advocate for social justice for more than 40 years. She’s the author of several books, including most recently, “Inside Iran: THE REAL HISTORY AND POLITICS OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN”

Priti Krishtel is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Treatment Access of I-MAK. Priti obtained her law degree from New York University (NYU) School of Law and has worked as a health attorney in the U.S., Switzerland and India. Prior to founding I-MAK, she served as the Senior Project Officer of the Lawyers Collective HIV/AIDS Unit in India.

Tahir Amin is the co-founder and Director of Intellectual Property of I-MAK, a public interest team of attorneys and scientists who ensure that patents do not obstruct access to affordable medicines for poor patients in developing countries. Tahir has practiced as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales with two of the leading IP firms in the UK, and also served as an in-house global IP manager for a multinational company.

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Norman Solomon is an American journalist, media critic, author and activist. He’s National Coordinator of RootsAction.org.

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Jeffrey David Cox Sr. is National President of the American Federation of Government Employees, which is the largest union representing federal and D.C. government employees.

Keli McDaid is an Arizona Middle School Teacher who teaches 7th & 8th Grade Math.


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The conclusion of RJ's extended conversation with Professor Thomas Ferguson. Thomas Ferguson is the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s Director of Research Projects and a member of its Advisory Board. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and Senior Fellow at Better Markets.
He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Golden Rule (University of Chicago Press, 1995) and Right Turn (Hill & Wang, 1986).

Richard discusses Workers' Memorial Day with David LeGrande. David LeGrande is the Occupational Safety and Health Director for the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

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The first two parts of RJ's extended interview with Professor Thomas Ferguson. Thomas Ferguson is the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s Director of Research Projects and a member of its Advisory Board. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and Senior Fellow at Better Markets.
He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Golden Rule (University of Chicago Press, 1995) and Right Turn (Hill & Wang, 1986).

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RJ wonders, what's the appeal to Jordan Peterson? And what can progressives learn from his appeal? 

Author, journalist and speaker Nomi Prins joins to talk about her new book, "Collusion: How Central bankers Rigged the World"


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Michael Lighty is the Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, where he has worked since its founding in 2009, and for the California Nurses Association since 1994. Michael has been organizing for social and economic justice for over 35 years, devoted especially to creating a just healthcare system for all.

Stephanie Kelton is an American economist and Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Stony Brook University.She was formerly Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee 2015 minority party staff and an Economic Advisor to Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign.

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Lynn Parramore is Senior Research Analyst at the Institute for New Economic Thinking. A cultural theorist who studies the intersection of culture and economics, she is Contributing Editor at AlterNet, where she received the Bill Moyers/Schumann Foundation fellowship in journalism for 2012. She is also a frequent contributor to Reuters, Al Jazeera, Salon, Huffington Post, and other outlets.v

Maria L. Svart is the National Director of Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist organization in the United States. She has been National Director since June 2011. Maria Svart had been a member of DSA since 2004.

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Andrew J. Bacevich is Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at Boston University. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, he received his PhD in American Diplomatic History from Princeton University. Before joining the faculty of Boston University, he taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins.

Gunita Singh is Staff Attorney for Property of the People. She has experience with oversight of law enforcement and police misconduct, animal protection and environmentalism, marriage equality and civil rights.

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Major Danny Sjursen is a US Army strategist and former history instructor at West Point. He served tours with reconnaissance units in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has written a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge.

Mark Kaniela Saito Ing (born December 24, 1988) is an American politician and Democratic member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives since November 2012. He currently serves as Majority Policy Leader and Chair of the Ocean, Marine Resources, and Hawaiian Affairs committee. In November 2017, he announced that he will run to represent Hawaii's 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ing is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America.

 

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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.

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Moira Weigel is a postdoctoral scholar at the Harvard Society of Fellows, the author of Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating and a founding editor of Logic magazine

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Mustafa Santiago Ali is the Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice & Community Revitalization for the Hip Hop Caucus. Mustafa Santiago Ali joined Hip Hop Caucus after working 24 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), where he most recently served as Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization to Administrator Gina McCarthy and Administrator Lisa Jackson. Mr. Ali specializes in social and environmental justice issues and is focused on a utilizing a holistic approach to revitalizing vulnerable communities. As a renowned speaker, policy maker, community liaison, trainer, and facilitator, he has worked with over 500 domestic and international communities to improve people’s lives by addressing environmental, health, and economic justice issues.

Aaron Weiss spent 14 years as a local news producer, executive producer and news director.

 

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Eric Blanc writes for Jacobin on labor movements past and present. He is a doctoral student in the Sociology department at New York University.

Pavlina R. Tcherneva is an associate professor of economics and director of the economics program at Bard College. Tcherneva conducts research in the fields of modern monetary theory and public policy, and has collaborated with policymakers from Argentina, Bulgaria, China, Turkey, and the United States on developing and evaluating various job-creation programs. Her current research examines the nexus between monetary and fiscal policies under sovereign currency regimes and the macroeconomic merits of alternative stabilization programs. She has also examined the role, nature, and relative effectiveness of the Federal Reserve’s alternative monetary policies and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act during the Great Recession.

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Katherine Franke is the Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Columbia University, where she also directs the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law and is the faculty director of the Public Rights/Private Conscience Project. She is a member of the Executive Committee for the Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality, and the Center for Palestine Studies.

Andy Slavitt is a senior advisor to Bipartisan Policy Center and is a member of its Future of Health Care Initiative. From 2015-2017, Slavitt served as the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In that role, he oversaw the Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace programs.

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John Nichols writes about politics for The Nation as its national-affairs correspondent. His posts have been circulated internationally, quoted in numerous books, and mentioned in debates on the floor of Congress.
Nichols is a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and the associate editor of the Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and dozens of other newspapers.
Nichols is the author of Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America, s well as The Genius of Impeachment (New Press); a critically acclaimed analysis of the Florida recount fight of 2000, Jews for Buchanan (New Press); and a best-selling biography of former vice president Dick Cheney, Dick: The Man Who is President (New Press), which has recently been published in French and Arabic.

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Helaine Olen is the author of Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry and the co-author of The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to be Complicated, & a blogger for The Washington Post’s “The Plum Line”

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Jason Linkins is a Senior Editor at ThinkProgress and Co-Author of “Schoolhouse Wreck”.

Donald Cohen is the founder and executive director of In the Public Interest, a national resource and policy center on privatization and responsible contracting.

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Stephen Miles is the Executive Director for Win Without War

Merith Basey is the Executive Director for Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

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Rebecca Vallas is the Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress. She is also the host of the radio program and podcast, Off-Kilter

Cole Stangler is a Paris-based journalist covering labor and politics. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, and Jacobin among other outlets.

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Yasha Levine is a journalist and a former editor of Moscow-based satirical newspaper The eXile. He is the author of "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet."

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Lauren Pagel is the Policy Director for Earthworks, discussing the recent methane "leak" near Powhatan Point, OH at an XTO site & more. 

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Max Blumenthal is the Senior Editor or the Grayzone Project, now at The Real News, and Author of several books, including "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza" “Republican Gomorrah”, and “Goliath”. He is also co-host of the Podcast, “Moderate Rebels”.

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Senator Fred Harris, (D-OK, 1964-1973) is the last surviving author of the “Kerner Report” The Kerner Report was released on February 29, 1968, after seven months of investigation, revealing that poverty, racism, and the police were the cause of the unrest in inner city Black communities. Its most famous passage states, “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal.”

Alexis Goldstein is a Senior Policy Analyst at Americans for Financial Reform, a nonpartisan coalition of over 200 organizations working for a safe and ethical financial system.

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Erika Andiola, Lead Organizer, Our Dream Alliance
Kai Newkirk, Director, Democracy Spring & Co-Founder, 99Rise

Gavin Bade, Senior Reporter, UtilityDive

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David Dayen, Writer, The Intercept & Author "Chain of Title" 

Roger Hickey, Co-Director, Campaign for America's Future

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Marcy Wheeler, Writer, emptywheel.net 

Jason Flores-Williams, Criminal Defense Attorney & Author

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Thomas Frank, Author What's the Matter with Kansas? and Listen, Liberal  & Contributor, The Guardian 

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Helaine Olen, Blogger, Washington Post  & Author, Pound Foolish

Natalie Shure, Writer & Researcher

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Daniel Marans, Reporter HuffPost

Ryan Grim, DC Bureau Chief, The Intercept

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Tony Corbo, Senior Lobbyist for Food and Water Watch

Lissa Lucas, Writer & Democratic Candidate for WV's House of Delegates, 7th District

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Virginia Eubanks - Associate Professor of Political Science, SUNY-Albany & Author of "Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor"

Yasha Levine - Investigative Journalist & Author of "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet" 


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Liz Posner - Managing Editor, Alternet

Sarah Jones - Staff Writer, The New Republic

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RJ Eskow talks has an extended conversation with the Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou. Rev. Sekou is an activist and musician - his latest album is "In Times Like These" 

Find him and his music @RevSekou 

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Bill Press is Host of the nationally syndicated The Bill Press Show, which also airs on Free Speech TV and he is the author of seven books and a frequent contributor to The Hill, among other numerous other publications.

Marykate Jasper is a journalist and the weekend editor for TheMarySue

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Abdul El-Sayed, is an American physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, and candidate for Governor of Michigan, running as a Democrat. He served as the Executive Director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer for the City of Detroit from 2015-2017. Appointed at 30 years old, he was the youngest health commissioner in a major US City. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University.

Stephanie Kelton is an American economist and Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Stony Brook University.She was formerly Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee 2015 minority party staff and an Economic Advisor to Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign.

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Alex Lawson is in for RJ.

Rebecca Vallas, Host, Off-Kilter &  Vice President, Center for American Progress Poverty Team

Diallo Sumbry, CEO, The Adinkra Group

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Alex Lawson is in for RJ.

Linda Benesch, Communications Director for Social Security Works

Richard Fowler, Progressive Commentator & Host, The Fowler Show

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Alex Lawson is in for RJ. 

Mike Fox, Deputy Executive Director of Progressive Democrats

And a pre-recorded interview with Dr. Carolyn McClanahan, Founder & Director of Financial Planning, Life Planning Partners

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Harvey J Kaye is an American historian and sociologist. He is currently the Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. He is the author of numerous books including, “Thomas Paine and the Promise of America,”
“Thomas Paine: Firebrand of the Revolution,” and “The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great”

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Max Blumenthal joins for an extended conversation with RJ. Max is the Senior Editor at AlterNet's Grayzone Project and Author of several books, including "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza" “Republican Gomorrah”, and “Goliath”. He is also co-host of the Podcast, “Moderate Rebels”.

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Greg Shupak has a PhD in Literary Studies and teaches Media Studies at the University of Guelph in Toronto. He regularly writes analysis of politics and media for a variety of outlets including Electronic Intifada, In These Times, Jacobin, Literary Review of Canada, Middle East Eye, TeleSUR, This Magazine, and Warscapes. He is the author of the book “The Wrong Story: Palestine, Israel, and the Media”, which can be ordered from OR Books' website - www dot O R Books dot com . His latest article is available at FAIR.org, “Tillerson’s Promise of More War in Syria Gets Warm Reception From Corporate Media

Laura Huss is an editorial and research associate with Rewire.com. Laura received her Master’s from the University of Cape Town in South Africa studying social movements and community-based development. Prior to joining Rewire, Laura was Research and Program Associate at National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW). At NAPW she advocated against punitive attacks on pregnant people and conducted research on media misinformation, stigma, and the criminalization of pregnancy and drug use. Laura’s most recent article is available at Rewire.news, “Indiana Is Addressing Infant Mortality Using Fake Clinics”

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Marshall Steinbaum is a Researcher and Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. RJ and Marshall discuss monopoly in the labor market, also known as "monopsony"


Nancy Altman - Nancy J. Altman has a forty year background in the areas of Social Security and private pensions. She is President of Social Security Works and Chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition and campaign.

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Stosh Cotler - Stosh Cotler is the Chief Executive Officer of Bend the Arc. Ms. Cotler has twenty years of leadership experience as an educator, trainer, and organizer within social and economic justice movements.

Paco Fabian - Communications Director for Good Jobs Nation joins RJ to discuss the impact of government shutdown on government workers. 

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An extended conversation with computer scientist, author, and composer Jaron Lanier. 

Jaron Lanier is the author of "Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality" and "You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto "


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Terry Gibbs - associate professor of political science at Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia, Canada. She is the author of the book Why the Dalai Lama is a Socialist: BUDDHISM, SOCIALISM AND THE COMPASSIONATE SOCIETY

Lee Billings - Science journalist covering space and physics for Scientific American. He is also the author of Five Billion Years of Solitude, a book on the search for alien Earths

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Charles Sauer - President of the Market Institute and an economist and policy specialist. He has been published on Entrepreneur.com, Fox Business, the Daily Caller, and Women Entrepreneur in addition to writing congressional testimony and speeches for politicians, business owners, and academics.

David Dayen - David Dayen is a contributor to The Intercept and also writes for Salon, the Fiscal Times, the New Republic, and more. His first book, “Chain of Title,” about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud, was released in May 2016.

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Nomi Prins - renowned author, journalist and speaker. Her new book, Collusion:How Central Bankers Rigged the World, will be released May 1, 2018

Nathan J. Robinson - Nathan J. Robinson is a PhD student in Sociology & Social Policy and the editor of the magazine Current Affairs. He is author of the book, Trump: Anatomy of a Monstrosity

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Ariel Gold is a campaign manager for CODEPINK, She has organized US speaking tours for Palestinian nonviolent activists, Iyad Burnat and Bassem Tamimi. She spent December 2014 through January 2015 traveling through Palestine with her two children, then 12 and 13 years old, staying in the homes of Palestinian families in the West Bank to experience first hand what life is like under Israeli occupation.

Gavin Bade is a senior reporter for Utility Dive, and has contributed to a number of sources, including The American Prospect, NPR, the New America Foundation, and WGVU.

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Daniel Marans is a reporter for the Huffington Post, he is a general assignment reporter with a focus on politics and economic policy.

Lauren Windsor is the executive director of American Family Voices and the executive producer of the political web-show "The Undercurrent," a partner in Democracy Partners, a progressive consulting firm.

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Steven Knievel is a researcher and campaign organizer with Public Citizen’s Global Access to Medicines Program. He works with governments and public interest groups around the world to promote the use of flexibilities in patent and trade rules to promote access to medicines for all.

Gavin Bade is a senior reporter for Utility Dive, and has contributed to a number of sources, including The American Prospect, NPR, the New America Foundation, and WGVU

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Natalie Shure is a Los Angeles-based writer and researcher whose work focuses on history, health, and politics. She joins to discuss her recent article "The Feminist Case for Single Payer"

Michael Lighty is the Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, where he has worked since its founding in 2009, and for the California Nurses Association since 1994. He joins RJ to discuss the fight for Single Payer in 2018.

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Daniel Harnsberger is a professional wrestler from Virginia, known in the ring as Daniel Richards or Dan "The Progressive Liberal" Richards.

Jeffrey St. Clair is an investigative journalist, writer, and the editor of CounterPunch.

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Winnie Wong, Co-Founder of People for Bernie, joins RJ to discuss organizing and activism in 2018.

Reza Marashi, Research Director for the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), breaks down the question: are the protests in Iran a civil rights movement... or a revolution?

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