The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Diann Rust-Tierney, the Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, on the recent Supreme Court case Foster v. Chatman (Starts at 3:05)

Lindsay Gibbs, Sports Reporter with Think Progress, on a new Congressional investigation into how the NFL interferes with concussion research. (20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, on the newest evidence that the Trans Pacific Partnership would be a terrible deal for the 99% (Starts at 5:25)

Zeynep Tufekci, techno-sociologist and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, on Facebook's real bias - which is not against conservative news. (Starts at 20:15)



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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Kymone Freeman, activist and co-owner of We Act Radio, on his work fighting displacement east of the river in Washington, DC (Starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Nancy J. Altman, co-founder of Social Security Works, on Donald Trump's mixed messages on Social Security - and why he can't be trusted to protect the program. (Starts at 4:30)

Historian Kathleen J. Frydl on how big pharma's corporate greed is killing millions of Americans. (Starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Tom Crawford, Western Region Vice President for Local 13000 of the Communication Workers of America, on the Verizon Strike (Starts at 5:55)


Historian Johnny Smith on his new book, Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. (Starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

Young voter Samantha Silverman on how her recent experiences in Nevada soured her on the Democratic Party. (Starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Michael Hiltzik, Pulitzer Prize-winning LA Times columnist, on why Charles P. Blahous III should not be renominated as a Social Security Public Trustee. (Starts at 3:25)

Jenn Stanley, producer and host of the new storytelling podcast Choice/Less which delivers personal stories about reproductive injustice, and the laws that put people in choice-less situations. (Starts at 20:15)


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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

David Dayen, author of the new book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud (starts at 6:21)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

May Boeve - Executive Director of, an international climate change campaign on Break Free, a two-week global wave of action to keep coal, oil and gas in the ground (Starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Lisa Esposito, Patient Advice reporter at U.S. News & World Report, on the countless ways poverty affects people's health. (Starts at 11:35)

Paul Loeb, founder of the national nonpartisan Campus Election Engagement Project, on why youth voter turnout is at a record low - and what can be done to change that. (Starts at 20:15)


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Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Litigation reporter Alison Frankel on the dark art of corporate secrecy in court (starts at 3:20)

Huffington Post reporter Daniel Marans on Puerto Rico's debt crisis (starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Sarah Spain - SportsCenter Reporter for ESPN on her new video with Julie DiCaro, #MoreThanMean, which features the nasty, bigoted things men say to women reporters on social media. (Starts at 20:15)

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT