June 2019

  • Tuesday 18 June '19 show notes

    • Dr. Trita Parsi - Trump's Pro-War Bluster on Iran - Dr. Trita Parsi, Professor-Georgetown University / Author, most recently, of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy
    • Whose Base is Bigger - Democrats or Republicans?
    • Mexico Senate to vote on the new NAFTA this week... - Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch
  • Whose Base is Bigger - Democrats or Republicans?

    Thom plus logo In 1980, the Democratic and Republican parties went in different directions with regard to how to win elections. Knowing that so-called "swing voters" only represent about 5% of voters, Republicans worked hard to get out their base of hard-core right wingers.
  • Monday 17 June '19 show notes

    • Is The American Dream Thriving In China?
    • Trading Up... Mexico Wins: AMLO 1, Trump 0 - Greg Palast, Investigative Journalist/Author/Filmmaker, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
    • AOC Says Progressive Dems' Frustration With Pelosi On Impeachment Is 'Quite Real' - Are Dems moving too slow or too fast? Or Should they not move on impeachment at all?
    • What Do You Think Trump Will Do To Try To Win Re-Election?
  • The American Dream is Alive & Well In China

    Thom plus logo As we are seeing millions of people in the streets in Hong Kong becoming politically active, we also learned that roughly 70% of Chinese millennials already own their own homes.
  • Friday 14 June '19 show notes

    • What's the Larger Issue When a President Doesn't Pay His Bills?
    • Why is Trump incarcerating refugees...mostly women & children...in former WWII internment camps?
    • How Native Americans Are Protecting the Amazon - Reynard Loki, Editor / Environmental Reporter - Independent Media
    • Oregon Just Joined the Popular Vote Compact - What Impact Will It Have?
    • How He Won Against the Nazis - Dean Obeidallah, Host of Dean Obeidallah show weekdays 6-9PMET @SXMProgress Radio Ch127/Columnist - The Daily Beast

  • Thursday 13 June '19 show notes

    • Why Democratic Socialism 'Only Way to Defeat Oligarchy and Authoritarianism' - the honorable Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
    • To Save 99% of Americans - We Have to Tax the Rich - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown / Understanding Marxism
    • How then 'Circuit Court Judge' Brett Kavanaugh Created a Loophole in the Law that Paved the Way for Foreign Interference in Our Elections...
  • Here's what the feud and reconciliation between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson can teach us about civility

    Thom plus logo Donald Trump did not invent the art of the political insult but he's inflamed the level of vitriolic public discourse and incivility to a new low unmatched by other presidents. In a tainted tradition that has permeated our history, other presidents have not been immune to dishing out acerbic insults against one another.
  • To Save 99% of Americans - We Have to Tax the Rich

    Thom plus logo The massive inequality we are now experiencing in the United States has a singular source. It started with the Reagan tax cut that took tax rates on the wealthiest Americans from 74%, where it had been for two generations, and lowered it to 25%.
  • Wednesday 12 June '19 show notes

    • Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)
    • "It's To Be a Democracy, Ma'am, If You Can Keep It."
    • Countries Around the World Need to Plan for Climate Refugees...Is Putting Them in Former Japanese Internment Camps (As Trump is Planning) a Solution?

  • How Fears of Abolition Shaped the Second Amendment

    Thom plus logo Little did Madison, Jefferson, or Henry realize that one day in the future, weapons-manufacturing corporations, newly defined as "persons" by a dysfunctional Supreme Court, would use his slave-patrol militia amendment to protect their "right" to manufacture and sell guns to individuals who would use them to murder schoolchildren

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