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Bernie Sanders as the voice of broadly popular, bipartisan positions on Social Security, "free" trade (TPP), paid sick and maternal leave, minimum wage increases, overtime pay. Polling from populistmajority.org Innocence Project and our broken criminal justice system. Commentary from Dave Johnson, Cliff Schecter, Jay Ackroyd. Political satire from Culture of Truth. Follow @CliffSchecter @DCJohnson @JayAckroyd @Bobblespeak
The 2015 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Andrew Jerrell Jones, Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, RJ Eskow, Stuart Zechman. Alternates: Susan Madrak, Sara Robinson, Spocko, Charles Lenchner
France declares war on terror http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/world/europe/paris-terrorist-attacks.html
James Fallows on the military industrial complex http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/12/the-tragedy-of-the-american-military/383516/
NYPD vs the Mayor and the Commissioner. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/police-union-quiet-bratton-acknowledged-nypd-slowdown-article-1.2073467
Commentary from Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd. Political satire from Culture of Truth (Bobblespeak Translations)
Tax extensions vs infrastructure bank; profit repatriation and the $2 trillion held offshore. Dave Johnson & Jay Ackroyd offer a counterpoint to the Sunday morning talk shows. Culture of Truth satirizes the Sunday Morning talk shows. Jay Ackroyd moderates. Follow @dcjohnson @bobblespeak @jayackroyd
The 2014 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, RJ Eskow, Stuart Zechman
The Senate Intelligence committee report on the CIA and the use of torture. See The Intercept for coverage.
And then, the continuing story of the role of race in the criminal justice system.
Commentary from Andrew Jerrell Jones and Jay Ackroyd. Political satire from Culture of Truth. follow @sluggahjells @bobblespeak @JayAckroyd
The 2014 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Andrew Jerrell Jones, Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, RJ Eskow, Stuart Zechman
Avedon & Jay offer a counterpoint to the Sunday morning talk shows.Easter, the Beatitudes, and inequality
Spocko posts at Digby's Hullabaloo, Firedoglake and Spocko's Brain. This episode he discusses 6 fun and easy steps to change the media and public's view of torture and war. Read the first three at Hullaballoo.
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Senate races, the success of Democratic policy initiatives, including the PPACA and the inadvertent success of the sequester. Joan McCarter — Senior Political Writer and regular front page contributor to Daily Kos. Joan writes about national legislative developments. — and Jay Ackroyd discuss.
Cliff Schecter, Avedon Carol & Jay Ackroyd comment on Rick Perlstein – historian and author of Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America, a New York Times bestseller picked as one of the best nonfiction books of the year by over a dozen publications; Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, which won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Award for history and appeared on the best books of the year lists of The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune and The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
Excerpted from Virtually Speaking Sundays, Aug 17, 2014
See more at: http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Rick-Perlstein/18810306#sthash.MjJs4Ph5.dpuf
Tom's new book: The Stronghold: How Republicans Captured Congress but Surrendered the White House is out today, and we're lucky enough to have an interview I recorded with Tom on January 13 . Follow @schaller67
Thomas F. Schaller is an associate professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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