Max Burns of The Daily Beast joins the program with a rundown of several current and breaking stories. Then we end the night with Political Analyst and former GOP Congressman Bob Ney, who shares the current state of affairs in DC, and what kinds of maneuvering legislators might be doing to free up the logjam of legislation in the Senate.
Rick starts off the show with a discussion of Prime Day and what it means for working people, and also about infrastructure and how desperate we are for it. Then Jeff Hauser, Director of the Revolving Door Project stops by to discuss a number of stories that normalize extreme behavior on the right, and the first hour ends with Helaine Olen of The Washington Post, who joins to discuss her new article “How an Unfair Tax System Fuels Our Broader Divides.”
We get a visit from The Tattooed Professor Kevin Gannon for a talk about everything from the DOJ to CRT and the difference between the bluster in the press and the reality of our past. @TheTattooedProf
Kevin Gannon is a Professor of History and Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Grand View University.
Healthcare Advocate Laura Packard, responds to the recent SCOTUS ruling on the constitutionality of the ACA, and what a victory it is for millions of American working people. @lpackard @healthcarevoice #GetCovered
Laura Packard is a stage 4 cancer survivor and Founder of Health Care Voices.
Rick starts off the show with a discussion on what justice looks like in a divided America. Then we get a visit from The Tattooed Professor Kevin Gannon for a talk about everything from the DOJ to CRT, and the first hour ends with Healthcare Advocate Laura Packard, who responds to the recent SCOTUS ruling on the constitutionality of the ACA, and what a victory it is for millions of American working people.
Hour two starts with our favorite reporter, Sarah Burris of RawStory. She walks us through a number of relevant stories of the week and tells us a bit about what we can expect from the next week as well. Then we end the night with Political Analyst Bob Ney, who uses his experience as a former GOP congressman to help us understand the ins and outs of policy fights in DC.
After Rick begins the show with commentary on the concept of giving, and how misunderstood it is in the billionaire class, Jonathan Metzl, author of “Dying of Whiteness” joins us to discuss the impending SCOTUS decision on the ACA, and what the repercussions of that decision could be. Then Russia expert Olga Lautman offers some feedback on today’s Biden/Putin meeting, and how different it was from the now infamous Helsinki Summit in 2018.
We are joined by former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti for a response to Merrick Garland’s announcement about the Department of Justice’s new measures to confront and combat domestic terrorism and the white supremacist movements at the core of the threat. @renato_mariotti
Renato Mariotti is a former federal prosecutor and the Host of the #OnTopic podcast
Scott Paul of the Alliance for American Manufacturing leads a discussion on deindustrialization in America, and how it has simply crushed opportunities for working Americans. @ScottPaulAAM @KeepItMadeinUSA
Scott Paul is the President of Alliance for American Manufacturing For more information visit: www.americanmanufacturing.org
Hour two starts with Keifer Buckingham of Open Society Foundations, who tells us about the global vaccine dilemma, and what we in the US can and should do about it, and why. Then the show closes with former GOP congressman Bob Ney, one of our favorite policy analysts and straight-talkers on what’s really going on in DC.
The show begins with a rundown of recent stories that would make any sane person scratch their head and ask for a do-over. Then Morris Pearl of Patriotic Millionaires joins us to discuss how the wealthy do not pay their fair share, and how we might change that situation for the better, and then Dr. Keith Pochick ends the hour with a discussion on Covid vaccines, some recent and ridiculous conspiracy theories about them, and why it is not only smart, but patriotic to get vaccinated, and to encourage others to do the same.