Fri, 10 June 2016
David Dayen, author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud, joins us in studio and explains how foreclosure fraud is still a national crisis. Will Elizabeth Warren be Hillary Clinton's running mate? How Warren wields power. Why we would Hillary pick Warren? How progressives started winning the battle over Social Security. Donald Trump and how the politics of Social Security have transformed. If Trump loses will the Republican fever break? No. Do Democrats need to give up some of the center so Republicans have room to leave the extreme right? And the Democratic Platform Committee hearings and the trial of the modern Democratic Party.
Comedian Judy Gold explains why she hates Republicans and who they are hating on now. Why would anyone vote for Trump? Paul Ryan sucks. The absurdity of the Trumps. Comparing the Clintons and the Trumps. Ted Cruz is still the worst, Chris Christie crushes on Women Tennis players and David Duke thinks the Jews are trying to take Donald Trump down.
Ben Jealous explains why Bernie Sanders represents the future of America. Bernie Sanders explains why what is radical today is common sense tomorrow and your calls and IMs.
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Thu, 9 June 2016
Rebecca Gordon, author of American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War Crimes, explains the origins of the Nuremberg tribunals. The political and practical implications of Nuremberg. The United States and the ICC. The ICC and political stability. What are war crimes? Are American Drone strikes war crimes? The Bush Administration's use of torture in hyping intelligence for the invasion of Iraq. Does accountability mean criminal prosecution? Can peoples tribunals be effective and how we have mainstreamed torture.
On The Fun Half: The establishment and Donald Trump. A caller really does not like the Clintons. Bernie Sanders to help sure Donald Trump does not become President of the United States and to fight for DC Statehood. Ed Rendell, has an incoherent reason why Elizabeth Warren shouldn't be Vice President. President Obama endorses Hillary and your calls and IMs.
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