Wed, 4 January 2017
President Obama tells Democrats not to rescue Republicans on healthcare.
Brooklyn College Professor and author Corey Robin explains the problem with the politics of fear and why the Left needs not to engage in fear based politics. The right position to fight Trump from. The Democrats confused response to Trump. How Trump and the Republicans are vulnerable. Why Hillary Clinton going to Trump's inauguration is a failure of leadership and strategy. Is Trump more dangerous than mainstream Republicans. Is splitting Trump from Republicans dangerous? Is trade policy an opportunity for the Left under Trump? Is Donald Trump like Jimmy Carter? Trump's conflict with the security establishment and Trump's political vulnerabilities.
On The Fun Half: Megan Kelly's parting shot at Fox News. Remembering the great Bob Beckel. Bill O'Reilly calls out something called "reverse McCarthyism". Trump's mob connected buddy Joey no socks Cinque and Jeffrey Lord has a great defense of Trump. Bernie Sanders celebrates Andrew Cuomo's new proposal to provide free college education in New York State and Cuomo is still a snake. What kind of Minority Leader will Chuck Schumer be? The Trump team is getting worried about getting rid of Obamacare. KellyAnne Conway sends mixed messages on healthcare on Morning Joe and your calls and IMs.
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Tue, 3 January 2017
Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline hit the NFL at a Bears vs Vikings game. Republicans move to gut House Ethics. How the independent ethics panel worked. Trump pretends to oppose undermining ethics. Paul Ryan and the Republicans plan for unified Government. The strategy for fighting Trump and the Republicans. All the ways Republicans plan to destroy America and give money to rich people.
On The Fun Half: Donald Trump promises to get rid of Obamacare to a room full of disgusting people on New Years eve. How to get involved with local politics. Ronald Raygun calls in. The Editor of the Wall Street Journal will basically not call out Trump's lies. Trump and Ford lying about job creation. John Kerry says Israel must choose between land and democracy. Israeli elites and Palestine and your calls and IMs.
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Mon, 2 January 2017
1498 - Best of 2016: Ronny Kasrils: The Secret War Against Apartheid, Ted Cruz Meets Trump Supporters, Meet John Miller, and 'Bitter-Clinging Proud-Clingers'
2/8 Ronnie Kasrils: London Recruits: The Secret War Against Apartheid
On today’s show the South African freedom fighter and former Minister of Intelligence Ronnie Kasrils joins us to talk about the new film project London Recruits and the current state of South Africa.
-Using activism to break the silence of the police state. How the activists were able to maintain their cover as tourists. Denny Schecter’s expression of humanity by helping black cleaners mop up.
-Smuggling pamphlets and leaflets into South Africa and using stunts to get people’s attention with messages of liberation. “London Recruits,” as a project of internationalism and the importance of the film.
-Kasrils’ critique of the ANC. The achievement of toppling Apartheid. Kasrils’ belief they could have asked for more concessions especially on the economic front. The need for to challenge the current ANC from the left. Kasrils’ perspective on the Israel-Palestine conflict as reminiscent of apartheid.
Palin's 'Right-Wingin', Bitter Clingin'' Support for Trump
Published on Jan 20, 2016
Ted Cruz goes toe-to-toe with a Trump supporter, and loses
Published on May 3, 2016
LEAKED TAPE: Trump's TREMENDOUS Spokesman, Mr. John Miller
Published on May 13, 2016
Direct download: Mem_Edit_Bestof_Kasrils_John_Miller_Ted_Bitter_Clinging.mp3
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