Fri, 21 August 2020
Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst), host of The Nomiki Show, recaps the 2020 DNC with special guest Noam Chomsky and a panel discussion with Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray), founder of Jacobin, and Nabilah Islam (@NabilahforGA07), national organizing director of Matriarch PAC.
On today's show: Bernie explains the problem with the media narrative around AOC's DNC 'speech,' says DNC should have featured more progressives.
Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky joins Nomiki to discuss the divide between centrists and progressives, the influence of media narratives, and the issues he perceives with "cancel culture."
Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray), founder of Jacobin, and Nabilah Islam (@NabilahforGA07), national organizing director of Matriarch PAC, join Nomiki for a panel on the DNC and leftist electoral strategy.
Bonus interview: Sam speaks with voice actor and musician H. Jon Benjamin (@HJBenjamin) about his terrible new album, Jazz Daredevil: The Soundtrack Collection.
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