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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
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.
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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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
A 2013 retrospective: The Virtually Speaking media panel has discussed patterns of corruption, secrecy and abuse of power, and the resurgent forces arising in response to an increasingly plutocratic ruling class. On the last episode of 2013, Commentators Avedon Carol (Sideshow) & Jay Ackroyd (Eschaton) recount 10 of the issues we discussed over the last year
More at VirtuallySpeaking.us
The 2013 Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, Stuart Zechman
Living poor in the US. Susie & Jay discuss why it's expensive being poor. Susie Madrak is Managing Editor at Crooks and Liars. Her Suburban Guerrilla has been a bulwark of the blogosphere since there was a blogosphere. Follow @SusieMadrak
Links at VirtuallySpeaking.us
Science historian Patrick Coffey talks with Jay about American Arsenal: A Century of Waging War. A Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and chemist by training, read Coffey at Salon.com. He founded several companies that produced chemical instrumentation or software.
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
Joan McCarter and Jay Ackroyd compare and contrast the media attention to the beleaguered centrist Dems with John Podesta's appointment to a new position of power, and then discuss the pros and cons of cutting discretionary spending.
Plus a ridiculous moment from Culture of Truth.
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The Virtually Speaking Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, Stuart Zechman