The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

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, 

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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