August 2022

  • Tuesday 16 August '21 show notes

    • America's Founders Would Have Been Disgusted By Today's GOP & Trump
    • Will Election Deniers End Democracy? And - Why Were Trumpsters Copying Election Data?
    • Ranked Choice Voting, Liz Cheney’s Future & what else to watch in Wyoming and Alaska primaries
    • Geeky Science: Are Americans Ready for the "Extreme Heat Belt" Coming to the Midwest?
    • How Successful Local Democratic Party Organizations Work - Scott Hays, Secretary, Clackamas County Dems
  • Monday 15 August '22 show notes

    • Afghanistan a Year Later: Can We Finally Speak Honestly About Bush & Cheney's "Little War"?
    • What Are Your Thoughts On How Trump Could Use the Classified Info He Stole? - Valerie Plame, former covert CIA ops officer. Ran as a Dem candidate for NM CD3
    • Has Treasonous Trump Declared War On America with His MAGA Followers?
    • How Will Trump Behave If He's Indicted and What Will His Cult Followers Do? - Psychoanalyst Dr.
  • Friday 12 August '22 show notes

    • Can American Democracy Survive the "Fake News" Crisis
    • It's Anything Goes Friday!
    • 5 YR Old Expelled from Christian School For Having Gay Parents- Can So-Called-Christianity Get Any More Cruel?
    • There's are YUGE Pro-Democracy Protest Happening in Brazil - Will Bolsonaro Survive the Authoritarianism Dictatorship He Set Up?
    • What Trump and Orbán want: It's fascism — it's not a metaphor or a joke
    • Climate Change & Arctic Warming: What Starts in the Arctic Doesn't Stay on the Arctic...
  • Thursday 11 August '22 show notes

    • Should Trump's Business' Get The Corporate Death Penalty?
    • The GOP Slams Dems for “Defund the police” Now They Want To Defund FBI & DOJ
    • Is Trump Issuing A Rally Cry to QANON Scary or Crazy Land?
    • Are Death Threats the Norm for GOPers now?
    • Yikes. Election deniers are winning GOP nominations in key battleground states
    • How can we best deal with growing white, rightwing "Christian" nationalism...and, remembering Heather Heyer 5 years after her murder... - Dean Obeidallah, Host of Dean Obeidallah show weekdays 6-9PMET @SXMProgress Radio Ch127/Columnist-The Daily Beast
    • Winter is coming: Vladimir Putin faces his "Hitler moment"
    • The Blowout Jobs Report & Blowout Joe!
  • Wednesday 10 August '22 show notes

    • If Trump Is Shown to Be a Traitor - How Will it Change His Level of Support? Are Trump's Followers More Loyal to his fascist Vision or America?
    • The GOP's Casual, Cynical, Disrespectful "Democrat Party" Slur
    • Right-Wingers are threatening a 2nd Civil War - What Role Will Economics Play in an American Coup? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Co-founder, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System
    • Is America Preparing To Hold All Those Accountable for the Jan 6th Treason?
    • Does the Ukraine Nuclear Plant Under fire Show Off the Dangers of Nuclear Power? - Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist - Beyond Nuclear
    • What Do Spiders Dream Of? Catching Humans In Their Web?
  • Tuesday 09 August '21 show notes

    • How Many Russian & Chinese Spies Saw Top Secret Docs at Mar-a-Lago?
    • What Is It that Republicans Actually Do Love?
    • Is America Going to Let Nebraska Get Away With Charging a Teenager on Illegal Abortion? - Jessica Valenti, Writer/Publisher of All In Her Head on Substack & Host of the "Abortion, Every Day" Podcast / Author-7 books & Founder-Feministing
    • Oh btw - Dear Media, Biden Got Mexico to Pay for the Wall!
    • We Now Know the Going Price/Bribe of One Vote in the Congress
    • Will Idaho Become the First Aryan Nation? How Do We Stop Them? - David "Dave" Neiwert, Investigative Journalist - Daily Kos / Author, 'Red Pill, Blue Pill: How to Counteract the Conspiracy Theories That Are Killing Us (2020) and, Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump
    • We Need a Probe of the GOP-Led Effort to Break Into Voting Machines in MI - Will it happen?
  • Monday 08 August '22 show notes

    • Jefferson Smith is in for Thom today taking your calls...
    • The Dawning of Pro-Democracy Climate Change...
    • How the Koch Network and Others Keep Democracy in Chains... - Professor Nancy MacLean, William Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University / Author of 5 books including Democracy In Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
    • How do we make democracy more inclusive? Bridging the digital divide - how internet access expands income equality and economic opportunity...
  • Friday 05 August '22 show notes

    • #Hot Democracy Summer - Anything Goes Friday - Jefferson Smith (in for Thom today) Takes Your Calls...
  • Thursday 04 August '22 show notes

    • Big Rail Has Been Cutting Cost to the Bones & Workers Are Fed Up! - Dennis Pierce, President - Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen (BLET).
    • The New GOP Scheme To Do Away With Social Security & Medicare Unveiled
    • Joe Walsh's MAGA warning: If Trump is indicted, expect "major violence" - Rep. Joe Walsh, Host, "White Flag w/Joe Walsh" (on Apple podcasts / Former U.S. Congressman (R-IL, 8th District) & former Presidential Candidate / Author, "F*ck Silence: Calling Trump Out for the Cultish, Moronic, Authoritarian Con Man He Is" / Former Republican, now an Independent
    • The GOP Plan to Purge Un-Loyal Civil Servants Is Going to Be YUGE in 2024
    • Was the Pentagon, corrupted by Trump, Part of the Jan 6th Coup?
    • Will These Republicans Go Down In Flames Because Of Abortion?
  • Wednesday 03 August '22 show notes

    • National Progressive Townhall Meeting - Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District) / Member & Former Co-Chair-Congressional Progressive Caucus / (Committees: Appropriations / Also, Education & Labor)
    • How Should Capitalism Be Regulated or Changed? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Co-founder, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System
    • The "Share Buyback" Rape of American Business
    • The Gun Industry Created a New Consumer & Now It's Killing Us - Ryan Busse, Former Firearms Executive / Author, Gunfight: My Battle Against the Industry that Radicalized America
    • Progressive Town Hall, Did Kansas Send a Message to Republicans? - Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA, 7th District) / Chair-Congressional Progressive Caucus / Senior Whip-Democratic Caucus/ Serves on the House Budget Committee, the House Judiciary Committee & the House Education & Labor Committee (as well as a number of sub-committees)

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