• 00:07

    Gaius Publius • UnPeople

    in History

    In this 5 min editorial, first presented duGring the course of his Jan 2014 Counterpoints conversation with Economist Stephanie Kelton, Gaius Publius considers Noam Chomsky's ideas of Unpeople, adapted from George Orwell’s term for those unfit to enter history.

  • 00:20

    Gaius Publius and Rep. Keith Ellison: Five Questions

    in Politics Progressive

    While attending the 2014 Netroots Nation conference, Gaius Publius — contributing writer at AmericaBlog and member of the Virtually Speaking Sunday media panel — conducted three interviews under the heading "Five Questions."


    This year he spoke with House Democrat Keith Ellison, co-leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus; economist Dr. Stephanie Kelton of the MMT school of economics; and Democratic strategist and activist Robert Cruickshank.

    In this podcast, Gaius talks with Rep. Ellison about —
    • Ellisons's view of the so-called "budget for burnable carbon" and the looming climate crisis
    • How progressives can "win" if Clinton is the nominee in 2016
    • What his Muslim faith means to Ellison, a former Catholic

    Gauis first published this series of conversations at AmericaBlog.
     

  • 01:01

    digby & Gaius Publius • VS Sundays

    in Current Events

    Kids on the border. Does the GOP need national wins to dominate? Netroots Nation: Ready4Warren, Hillary-OK-too; the next neolib president and what that means. Commentary from digby & Gaius Publius. Political satire from Culture of Truth. Jay Ackroyd moderates.


    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



     

  • 01:01

    Dave Waldman & Gaius Publius • VS Sundays

    in Politics Progressive

    Teachers: armed and dangerous. (How are the kids responding to teachers with loaded weapons?) Climate coming at us. Commentary. David Waldman, Gaius Publius


    http://www.standard.net/Police/2014/10/10/Teacher-who-accidentally-discharged-weapon-charged-with-midemeanor.html


    Follow @KagroX @Gaius_Publius @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

  • 01:02

    Marcy Wheeler & Gaius Publius • VS Sundays

    in Politics Progressive

    Bengazi, Obamnesty (Immigration). Dems going forward. Political satirist Culture of Truth on the Sunday morning talk shows. Gaius Publius, Marcy Wheeler Jay Ackroyd moderates. Links


    John Cassidy summarizes Obama's immigration speech


    LA TImes on the GOP positions


    Benghazi report - rumor mill


    Chris Mooney on the jet stream theory for buffalo.


    Gaius reports from Washington DC
    http://downwithtyranny.blogspot.com/2014/10/are-democratic-leaders-already-tea.html
    http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2014/11/is-dccc-even-pretending-to-win-tale-of.html
    http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2014/11/shorter-republicans-we-forgive-michael.html


    http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2014/11/enough-is-enough-open-rebellion-caucus.html


    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


     

  • 00:37

    Gaius Publius and Robert Cruickshank: Five Questions

    in Politics Progressive

    While attending the 2014 Netroots Nation conference, Gaius Publius — contributing writer at AmericaBlog and member of the Virtually Speaking Sunday media panel — conducted three interviews under the heading "Five Questions."

    In 2014, Gaius spoke with House Democrat Keith Ellison; economist Stephanie Kelton; and Democratic strategist and activist Robert Cruickshank.

    In this podcast, Gaius talks with Robert Cruickshank about:

    • RC's view of the so-called "budget for burnable carbon" and the looming climate crisis.
    • How progressives can win even if Clinton is the 2016 nominee.
    • RC's journey from Rush Limbaugh–conservative to committed progressive activist.

    Gauis first published this series of conversations at AmericaBlog. Original link: http://americablog.com/2014/09/five-questions-robert-cruickshank.html
     


    We have it in our power to begin the world over again.


    –Thomas Paine

  • 00:59

    Gaius Publius and Michael Mann on Climate Change

    in Politics Progressive

    Guest host Gaius Publius discusses climate change with Dr. Michael Mann. Gaius has written extensively on climate issues at AmericaBlog and Naked Capitalism. Gaius' write-up of Dr. Mann's Scientific American article, discussed in the interview, is here. The article itself is here. 


    Gaius and Dr. Mann discussed the three most critical topics in climate activism today — Is two degrees warming too much? Is there any remaining "carbon budget" as the IPCC implies? How do we defeat the Big Money ogre standing in the way of our future?

    Dr. Michael Mann is Distinguished Professor and Director of the “Earth System Science Center” at Penn State University, and the lead author of a 1999 paper that included what later became famous as the "hockey stick graph," a reconstruction of Northern Hemisphere temperatures for the past 1000 years. It shows a mainly flat line of temperature from the year 1000 through about 1900 — like the stem of a hockey stick — then an almost 90 degree uptick, like the blade of a hockey stick. 

    The diagram caught the public imagination. Michael Mann has detailed his battle against right-wing retaliation for "catching the public's imagination," in his 2012 book "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines".

  • 00:16

    Gaius Publius & GottaLaff: Five Questions

    in Politics Progressive

    While attending the 2013 Netroots Nation conference, Gaius Publius - contributing editor of AmericaBlog and member of the virtually speaking Sunday media panel — conducted seven interviews under the heading Five Questions.


    In this 15 minute podcast — first published at AmericaBlog — Gaius talks with GottaLaff of The Political Carnival dot Net and Blunt Cast where she finds and shares the humor in even the darkest political events.


    They talk about The importance of comedy to progressive media, climate and the utility of making trolls laugh.

  • 00:29

    Gaius Publius & digby: Five Questions

    in Politics Progressive

    While attending the 2013 Netroots Nation's conference, Gaius Publius — Contributing Editor of AmericaBlog and member of the Virtually Speaking Sunday media panel — conducted seven interviews under the heading Five Questions.In this 28 minute podcast, Gaius talks with digby - highly regarded political writer, founder of the liberal blog Hullabaloo and long standing member of the Virtually Speaking Sunday media panel. They talk about tipping points, particularly with regard to climate, popular uprising, money and politics.Gauis first published this series of conversations at AmericaBlog. Links at http://virtuallyspeaking.us/media-panel-excerpts/2013/7/24/gaius-publius-digby-five-questions

  • 01:01

    Stephanie Kelton & Gaius Publius Virtually Speaking

    in Politics Progressive

    Stephanie Kelton, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is also Editor-in-Chief of the top-ranked blog New Economic Perspectives.  In this episode, she and  Gaius Publius discuss the basics of Modern Monetary Theory.  Also, at the bottom of the hour, Gaius Publius on the Unpeople of the World.  More information here.


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  • 01:01

    Richard Eskow & Gaius Publius Virtually Speaking Sundays

    in Current Events

    Feb 16, 2014 – This week, commentators RJ Eskow & Gaius Publius  talk about the mentality of plutocrats and the climate horizone. Plus political satire from Culture of Truth. Jay Ackroyd moderates. Follow @gaius_publius @rjeskow @jayackroyd @bobblespeak


    Virtually Speaking Sundays – a counterpoint to the Sunday morning talk shows. Links here.


    The 2014 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Allison Kilkenny, Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, RJ Eskow, Stuart Zechman

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