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56 - Own Capitalists With These Simple Concepts ft. Doug Lain (Sep 12th, 2018)

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Michael talks about the shameful history of drone strikes in the US. 

Shoutout to indigenous groups and environmental activists in Canada for their work fighting pipeline expansion in Canada. 

Michael gives us an update on the situation in Brazil. 

Doug Lain (@Zer0books) publisher of Zero Books calls in to talk Marx and the poli...

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55 - Forgetting McCain ft. Ken Klippenstein (Sep 5th, 2018)

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Dying does not absolve you of spending your life advocating for empire and capital, and the Center needs to stop confusing style for substance. 

Shoutout to the DSA for reaching 50,000 members. 

Michael gives us an update on the situation on Brazil. 

Journalist Ken Klippenstein (@KenKlippenstein) joins us to talk about #ressista...

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49(P) - Turkey vs. America: Economic Conflict Edition w/ Djene Bajalan (Sep 2nd, 2018)

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Djene Rhys Bajalan (@djenebajalan), Assistant Professor of Middle East History at Missouri State joins us to discuss the ongoing crisis between the US and Turkey. Mike Pence's call for release of Pastor Andrew Brunson. Turkey refusal. US then raised Tariffs; Aluminum will now be 20% and Steel 50%.

Who is Andrew Brunson? 

  • North Carolina – Evangelical Presbyterian
  • Arrested afte...

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54 - Why South African Land Expropriation Is Good (Aug 25th, 2018)

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We investigate white nationalist attempts to undermine the destruction of the apartheid system in South Africa.
Shoutout to Lula for continuing to fight and rise in polls for the coming Brazilian Presidential election despite the ongoing coup attempt.
Steven Pinker's prayers and misleading arguments.
For the Griscom economic up...

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53 - GOP Resegregation & Down Goes Manafort ft. Sam Seder (Aug 22nd, 2018)

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We talk about the cynical way that the Right has been attacking candidates with debt. 

The legacy of Kofi Annan. 

Shoutout to Vic Mensa for helping out the community while highlighting the dystopian hell-word we live in. 

David Griscom breaks down Elon Musk's meltdown and explains why the market-oriented politics of the US creat...

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TMBS - 52 - The West Is A Fiction & Ben Shapiro Wants AOC? ft. Trevor Beaulieu (Aug 15th, 2018)

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Michael breaks down why the idea of the West is a myth and not a very good one. 

Then, we explain why we support Lula Livre and why you should too.

Our Shoutout goes to Rashida Tlaib, the Democratic Congressional Candidate looking to replace John Conyers in his Michigan district. From the start of her campaign she has promoted...

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51 - Strikes Go Viral & The Strange Drone Attack In Venezuela ft. Derek Davison (Aug 8th, 2018)

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We break down the viral wildcat strike video and what we will need to do build union power in the US.

Shoutout to ATU 689 for refusing to participate in WMATA's bizarre proposal to give special cars to white nationalists.

Michael has a message for the alt-right crybabies.

Derek Davison (@dwdavision9318) calls in to talk about Tr...

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Bonus: Kaniela Saito Ing: The Socialist Who Should Represent Hawaii's 1st District (Aug 5th, 2018)

Michael speaks with Kaniela Ing, a very impressive DSA-endorsed candidate running in Hawaii's 1st district. Discussion ranges from Kaniela's ideological path, student loan debt, foreign policy, and butting heads with mark Zuckerberg and his Hawaii apocalypse bunker plans.

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50 - Dave Rubin's Dumb & Sorry To Bother You Is Great ft. Ana Kasparian & Briahna Gray (Aug 1st, 2018)

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Michael breaks down the failures of the third way idea is dead. 

Shoutout to King James for speaking denying Trump's nonsense. 

Ana Kasparian (@AnaKasparian) host/producer of The Young Turks calls in and destroys Dave Rubin. 

Griscom talks about supercommuters, rising housing costs, and why tech-UBI isn't going to save you. 

We ...

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49 - Mandela Vs Israel's Jim Crow ft. Mehrsa Baradaran (Jul 25th, 2018)

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We talk about Israel’s history of apartheid and how the recent law passed in Israel just enshrines its apartheid character. 

Shoutout to Tahirah Amatul-Wadud (@tahirahaw) a progressive candidate campaigning on Medicare for All, who is running for Massachusetts First Congressional District. Also, shoutout to Kaniela Ing (@KanielaIng) a DSA member who is runn...

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48 - Centrism Isn't Sexy & Are Russian Spies Among Us? ft. Matt Taibbi & Julia Salazar (Jul 18th, 2018)

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Michael breaks down Obama’s address honoring Nelson Mandela and the common values that we align ourselves with centrists 

Shoutout to Julia Salazar who is running in for NY State Senate in District 18 for running a campaign based on empowering the working class and opposing the real estate developers who are making her district unaffordable.    

For the Gri...

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47 - SCOTUS v. Democracy & What Beats Fascism ft. Harvey Kaye (Jul 11th, 2018)

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Michael breaks down the events in Brazil, the Pink Tide in South America, and the crew examines the importance of an international Left-movement. 

Shoutout to the UK who celebrated 70 years of the NHS and Jeremy Cor...

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46 - Ocasio-Cortez's Winning Socialism & WTF John Oliver w/ Jake Flores & Briahna Joy Gray (Jul 4th, 2018)

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We break down the meaning of Mexico’s presidential election and the embarrassing way John Oliver covers Latin America.

Shoutout to all of the mobilizations last week against ICE. 

Chris Maisano contributing writer at...

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*Unlocked* 45 - Postgame - ft. Bhaskar Sunkara (Jun 26th, 2018)

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Unlocked - 40(P) - The US Bureaucracy of Immigrant Terror ft. Stephen Robbins (Jun 24th, 2018)

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Immigration Attorney Stephen Robbins (@YakimaAbogado) joins us to discuss what the modern legal environment for immigration really like, from Bush/Obama years and the Trump years. How certain harshness in the system was softened under Obama, but how other harsh measures were introduced to bolster Obama's bona fides. How the racial motivations of immi...

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45 - Jail ICE & Is Elon Musk A Socialist? ft. Will EQ and Bhaskar Sunkara (Jun 20th, 2018)

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Michael frames the ongoing horror unfolding on our Southern border and then the crew debates the best strategy to address it.

Shoutout to activists in Portland for surrounding ICE Agency in protest of the agencies te...

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44 - Trump's North Korea Show Premiers & Deprogramming the Musk Cult ft. Mike Hanna & Cody Johnston (Jun 13th, 2018)

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Michael talks about the Singapore Summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un noting the important history of the Korean War and the possibility of peace.   

Shoutout to Women Cross DMZ for their fearless leadership and wo...

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43 - How Not To Do Identity Politics ft. Asad Haider & Alyona Minkovski (Jun 6th, 2018)

Shoutout to the Techsploitation Movement in San Francisco for their truly “disruptive” protest.  

Asad Haider founder of Viewpoint Magazine calls in to talk about his new book MIstaken Identity and identity politics today. 

David Griscom breaks down the recent changes to the Volcker Rule.  

Alyona Minkovski (@AlyonaMink) host at Real Vision joins us in studio to talk Pusha T. and Bill Clinton.

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42 - The Color Of Money ft. Mehrsa Baradaran & Felix Biederman (May 30th, 2018)

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Michael explains why we need to abolish ICE now. 

Shout-out to the voters of Ireland for voting 66% to repeal the ban on abortion in the country. 

Mehrsa Baradaran (@MehrsaBaradaran) joins us by phone to talk about ...

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UNLOCKED: 36(P) - The Black Marxist Tradition ft. Bill Fletcher, Jr (May 27th, 2018)

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Activist and organizer Bill Fletcher Jr. (@BillFletcherJr) joins us once again this week to discuss the black marxist tradition. How black marxism frees marxist thought from Eurocentric lessons. What a globalized Marxist project looks like. The importance of anti-colonialism to the left. Also, Bill goes into his problems with Black Panther.

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