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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)

Tuesday 02 August '21 show notes

  • Republicans have a Plan to Change the Constitution and it Just May Work
  • Our Dependence on China Is Insane and Should Stop - Bring our jobs & our industry home!
  • Crazy Alert! Is there a Dictator Tucker Doesn't Love?
  • What's in the Inflation Reduction Act - Good & Bad
  • Biden Reunites 400 migrant families separated under Trump
  • Should America End Churches Getting Special Status?

Monday 01 August '22 show notes

  • How a Child-Killer Set the Stage for Today's Republicans to Revel in Cruelty
  • Crazy Alert! Trump Grimly Reaps Tax Benefits from Ivana's Paultry Cheap Grave - Is There Anything Sacred to Trump?
  • The GOP Wants to Ban Child Support Because They Say it Incentivizes Abortion - Wow!
  • Speaking of Abortions - Trial begins for Minnesota woman who sued after being denied morning-after pill
  • Will the Fed Cause a Recession? - Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director, Center for Economic & Policy Research / President-Just Foreign Policy / Author of several books including "FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong about the Global Economy"
  • Geeky Science - The Hidden History of Lawns - Could America Kiss Elite Grass Goodbye?
  • Are the Aug 2 Primaries Trump's Biggest Test?

Friday 29 July '22 show notes

  • The Reagan Revolution Changed America's Values to "Greed Is Good" - Can We Take Them Back?
  • It's Anything Goes Friday!
  • Say What!? You Can't Get a Divorce in Missouri If You're Pregnant? Are We Returning to "Mad-Men" Times?
  • Josh Hawley & Ted Cruz Have Fist-Bump On the Deaths of American Veterans - Could Anything Be More Disgusting?

Thursday 28 July '22 show notes

  • "Free Trade" Has Put America & Democracy At the Mercy of China
  • Corruption w/Big Pharma & Big Oil Is Sabotaging Health & the Planet
  • It Can Happen Here: A White Supremacist Coup That Succeeded... - Laura Flanders, Host & executive producer-The Laura Flanders Show on tv/radio & Youtube (including over 300 PBS Stations) / She is the author of several books & you can subscribe to the free podcast at LauraFlanders.org
  • The GOP Is Holding School Lunches Hostage Because They Want Discrimination to Continue
  • Christian Nationalism Is On the March - How We Got Here - Professor Marcia Pally who Teaches at New York University & Fordham University / Guest Professor, Theology Faculty, Humboldt University-Berlin / Fellow, Center for Theological Inquiry, Princeton
  • Why the GOP Is Numbing Americans to Mass Murder

Wednesday 27 July '22 show notes

  • Welcome To the Anthropocene - The Age Of Human Die-offs
  • Now We know - Trump 2.0 is Mass Executions, Internment Camps and Martial Law
  • How Is "Heat" Affecting the Economy? and What Will The New Fed Rate Hike Do to the Economy? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Co-founder, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System
  • They're Coming After Our Healthcare Again...
  • How QAnon Themes Burrowed Deeper into GOP politics This Year - Mike Rothschild, Investigative journalist focusing on the intersection of internet culture, politics & conspiracy theories...specializing in QAnon conspiracy cult since its inception in 2018...contributor-The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, and elsewhere. Author of the new book, The Storm Is Upon Us: How QAnon Became a Movement, Cult and Conspiracy Theory of Everything
  • This Is What TX Is Doing to Women - Does It Appear Pro-Life To You?

Tuesday 26 July '21 show notes

  • Will American Democracy Vanish If We Don't Drain the Swamp?
  • How 2 Billionaires Run Texas
  • Is the GOP Morphing Into Christian Nationalism?
  • How Can Democrats Run for Office If They're Being Censored By the Media?
  • Good News - What Biden and the Dems Are Doing for the Planet
  • Crazy Alert! Eerie Glow in Sky Causes Town to Think the World Was Ending - What Was it?...Find out!

Monday 25 July '22 show notes

  • In for Thom today, Democracy Nerd Podcast host - Jefferson Smith taking your calls... what are you doing for "Hot Democracy Summer?"
  • Taking back our vote & you won't BELIEVE what Karl Rove is up to now... - David Daley, FairVote / Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy
  • Joe Manchin Just Proved Why We Need the OLIGARCH Act - Morris Pearl, Chairman - Patriotic Millionaires / former managing director at BlackRock Inc / Co-Author, Tax the Rich!: How Lies, Loopholes, and Lobbyists Make the Rich Even Richer

Friday 22 July '22 show notes

  • Is the GOP Calling Public Schools "Communist" Just Code for Racism?
  • 4 takeaways from the Jan. 6 hearing on Trump's actions — and inaction
  • It's Anything Goes Friday!
  • Trump's 2024 Coup Plan to Fill Government with America First
  • How Don Jr Ripped off the Poor - Grifting Runs in the Family

Thursday 21 July '22 show notes

  • Progressive Town Hall - Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)
  • America Is Occupied By a Dangerous Second Amendment Scam
  • Is There a Flood of Evangelicals Leaving the "Right" & Moving More Liberal Because of Trump?
  • What Would You Do If An Election Denying Trump Supporter Shows Up On Your Doorstep?
  • The Growing Signs of White Nationalist Recruitment - Amanda Milkovits, Rhode Island Reporter - The Boston Globe about the growing signs of white nationalist recruitment across New England
  • Geeky Science! Will We All be Living Without Monarch Butterflies Soon?

Wednesday 20 July '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)
  • What Would Happen with No Fed? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Co-founder, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System
  • How Do We Stop The 27 Men Who Run America
  • 1 in 5 Americans (That's 50 Million!) Believe Political Violence is Justified and 44% Are Expecting a Civil War
  • Pennsylvania is Refusing to Count Absentee Ballots because They're Democratic Voters

Tuesday 19 July '21 show notes

  • Can America Pull Off a Second Reconstruction?
  • Will Biden Declare a Climate Emergency To Get Around Manchin?
  • Are Trump & Trumpsters Willing Kill Americans? - Malcolm Nance, U.S. Intelligence expert / Author or several books including his latest, They Want to Kill Americans: The Militias, Terrorists, and Deranged Ideology of the Trump Insurgency (previous: The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin and His Spies Are Undermining America and Dismantling the West)
  • How Austin Is Fighting Back Against the TX Abortion Ban - José "Chito" Vela, Austin City Council District 4 Council Member / prior to his election, he worked as an immigration & criminal defense lawyer / law degree from University of Texas at Austin
  • Idaho GOP Rejects Platform Change Allowing Abortion To Save Person's Life - How Can You Call Yourself Pro-life When Your Willing To Kill Women?
  • Why Biden Is Letting the Saudis Win? - Dr. Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

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