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Journalist David Dayen On Sinclair Broadcasting’s Conservative Agenda

Journalist David Dayen On Sinclair Broadcasting’s Conservative Agenda

Journalist David Dayen talks about Sinclair Broadcasting’s conservative agenda. Sinclair is about to get bigger as it buys Tribune. What does that mean for critical thinking in America? David Dayen writes for The Nation & The Intercept. He is also the author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure […]

Lee Fang

Lee Fang

Lee Fang is the Nation Magazine investigative reporter who first broke the story on who exactly is financing the Tea Party. He is the author of “The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right.” He reveals some startling history about the original Tea Party that will make you a hit at Thanksgiving.  Also Down […]

Fighting For Peace

Fighting For Peace

The Nation Magazine’s Zoe Carpenter talks to us from Washington D.C. about President Obama threatening military force while at the same time resorting to diplomacy. Then Comedy Genius Frank Conniff talks to us from New York City about everything. Please subscribe to our show on iTunes and Stitcher, leave a review and share us with a friend. http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidfeldmanshow/91213-MP3_for_Audio_Podcasting.mp3Podcast: Play […]

Alec Luhn

Alec Luhn

Russia grants political asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden so we discuss relations between Russia and the United States with The Nation Magazine’s Russia correspondent Alec Luhn who talks to us from Moscow. Also June Foray, Paul Dooley, Mark Thompson and Rick Overton. The G20 summit meeting is scheduled for next month in St. Petersburg, […]

New Farm Bill Proves GOP Not Pro Life

  Greg Kaufmann’s brilliant column for The Nation on how the new farm bill punishes children by gutting our food stamps program. This is an absolutely essential article to read. Food stamp spending is projected by the Congressional Budget Office to amount to just 1.7 percent of federal spending over the next ten years—and people […]

Greg Kaufmann

Greg Kaufmann

Hunger in America and the Farm Bill. Our guest is Greg Kaufmann who is the poverty correspondent for The Nation and a contributor to BillMoyers.com. He covers poverty in America primarily through his blog, This Week in Poverty. Through his writing he seeks to increase media coverage of poverty, share new research, elevate the voices […]

Once Again Trayvon’s Parents Wait For Justice

Once Again Trayvon’s Parents Wait For Justice

  As usual Mychal Denzel Smith writes so eloquently on the George Zimmerman trial for The Nation… Because even a guilty verdict is only a consolation. It would send a one-time message that a black child’s life had value, but it would hardly shift the tide from the constant dehumanization. We would still be up […]

Mychal Denzel Smith

Mychal Denzel Smith

Mychal Denzel Smith is covering the George Zimmerman trial for The Nation magazine. We all know Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, now it’s up to a jury of six women to determine whether or not he’ll get off. Mychal Denzel Smith’s work on race, politics, social justice, pop culture, hip hop, mental health, feminism and black […]

Chase Madar

Chase Madar

As the Justice Department vows to crack down on NSA leaks and Captain Bradley Manning’s court martial wraps up its second week we turn to The Nation’s Chase Madar, author of “The Passion of Bradley Manning: The Story behind the Wikileaks Whistleblower.” Also Bill Burr, Eddie Pepitone,  Mark Thompson, Janie Haddad Tompkins, Jane Edith Wilson, […]

Bryce Covert

Bryce Covert

Originally broadcast June 7, 2013. We discuss factory conditions in Bangladesh, austerity in Europe and how the weakest Americans are doing three months after we fell off the fiscal cliff with Bryce Covert. Also new music from Will Ryan And The Cactus County Cowboys. Bryce Covert is the Economic Policy Editor for ThinkProgress. She was […]