34.2 million Americans have diabetes, that’s 10.5% of the US population. 88 million Americans, 18 years or older, have prediabetes, that’s 34.5% of the adult US population. As America’s eating habits spread throughout the world, diabetes is now a global pandemic.
On Today’s Episode: Our first Diabetes Town Hall; Two Democratic Progressive candidates for Congress; an update on No Evil Foods’ union busting efforts and a look back at the horror show that was the GOP convention.
From The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, Comedian Josh Johnson; The Washington Post’s Helaine Olen reflects on the first night of the GOP convention; Tim Schwab, from the Columbia Journalism Review, on his recent investigation into how Bill Gates’ donations of more than $250 million into non-profit news organization shape coverage of Gates, Microsoft and the Gates Foundation; The Rev. Barry W. Lynn from Americans United For Separation of Church and State on Jerry Falwell Jr.; Mark Breslin, the founder and president of Yuk Yuk’s— the largest comedy chain in North America; The host of the PETA Podcast, Emil Guillermo who writes a weekly column for the Asian American Legal Defense And Education Fund; Kelly Stone, comedian, sex educator, and Texas politician; Comic Aaron Berg whose special “25 Sets” is streaming on Amazon and iTunes; Down with Tyranny’s Howie Klein, founder and treasurer of the Blue America PAC; Author of “War Made Easy” Norman Solomon on “Why the Left Must Reject and Elect Biden at the Same Time” ; Dr. Harriet Fraad, host of “When Capitalism Hits Home” and “It’s Not Just In Your Head”; Professor Harvey J. Kaye author of “FDR On Democracy“; Democratic Strategist, from the far reaches of the left, Jeff Blackwood; Covid-19 Town Hall with The Irritable Immunologist and Immuno Biologist Henry Hakamaki ; Comedy Writer and Gentleman Farmer Jon Ross addresses the concerns of our listeners
Law Professor Jody Armour whose new book is, “N*gga Theory: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law”; Constitutional Law Scholar Bruce Fein who served as deputy attorney general in the Reagan administration; Congressman Alan Grayson, author of “High Crimes: The Impeachment of Donald Trump;” Philosophy Professor Ben Burgis whose latest book is “Myth and Mayhem: A Liberal Critique of Jordan Peterson” and his new podcast is “Give Them an Argument“; Peabody and Emmy Award Winning Comedy Writer and Author Jim Earl; Screenwriter Dave Sirus, whose latest movie is “The King Of Staten Island” starring Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei and Bill Burr. Directed by Judd Apatow; Dr. Jennifer Verdolin, author of “Raised By Animals” answers questions about your pets; American Hero Burt Ross, who created New Jersey’s right turn on red; Peabody Award Winning Comedian Pete Dominick host of “StandUP with Pete Dominick” ; Psychiatrist Dr. Philip Herschenfeld and his son Ethan; The Rev. Barry W. Lynn from Americans United for Separation of Church and State; Professor Harvey J. Kaye, author of “FDR on Democracy” and Professor and Parks Commissioner Mary Anne Cummings look back at the DNC convention and take your questions; Ask Henry Hakamaki.
Shahid Buttar is running for Congress as a Democratic Socialist. On today’s show, he fends off coordinated attacks against his reputation and demonstrates why, now more than ever, he must defeat neoliberal lap dog Nancy Pelosi; Down With Tyranny’sHowie Klein, founder and treasurer of The Blue America PAC, calls the sexual harassment accusations against Shahid Buttar a DCCC hit job and declares he’s maxing out his donations to Shahid’s campaign; Professor Harvey J. Kaye, author of “F.D.R. On Democracy;” Dr. Harriet Fraad, host of “When Capitalism Hits Home” and “It’s Not Just In Your Head;” Comic Judy Gold, author of “Yes I Can Say That;” Kelly Stone, sex educator, comedian, baby momma and candidate; Timothy Ulrich from China Global Television Network talks to us from Inner Mongolia; Comedian Aaron Berg, whose latest special “25 Sets” is streaming on Amazon and iTunes; The Founder and President of Yuk Yuk’s, North America’s Largest Comedy Chain, Mark Breslin; Folklore Archivist Nicole Penney discusses infamous yoga positions that involve sucking liquid from a glass without using one’s hands or mouth. WARNING: While anthropological in scope, the conversation is not suitable for people who consider themselves suitable; Jazz Historian Mike Steinel talks and then sings about wealth inequality; Emil Guillermo, host of The PETA Podcast; Medieval European and Middle Eastern Historian Professor Adnan Husain; Covid 19 Town Hall with The Irritable Immunologist and Immuno Biologist Henry Hakamaki; Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling
Thomas Frank, author of “What’s the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America,”“Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?” And his latest, “The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism;” Screenwriter Dave Sirus, who latest movie is “The King of Staten Island;” Animal Behaviorist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin author of “Raised by Animals;” American Hero/New Jersey Sex Symbol Burt Ross;Pete Dominick, host of “StandUP! with Pete Dominick,” Philosophy Professor Ben Burgis, author of “Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson;” Comic Joe DeVito; Dr. Philip Herschenfeld and Son Ethan; The Reverend Barry W. Lynn from Americans United For Separation of Church and State; Peabody and Emmy Award Winning Jim Earl; Ask Henry Hakamaki
Randy Bryce, The Iron Stache, talks unions and how he ended former Speaker Paul Ryan’s political career; Comedian Josh Johnson from “The Daily Show;” Rashid Khalidi, Columbia’s Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Co-editor, Journal of Palestine Studies and author of “The 100 Years’ War on Palestine; Jess Scarane, Democratic candidate running to represent Delaware in the U.S. Senate; Comic Judy Gold, whose new book is “Yes, I Can Say That: When They Come for the Comedians, We Are All in Trouble;” Folklore Archivist Nicole Penney discusses academic work she and other scholars are conducting to chronicle bathroom graffiti; Journalist Cal Colgan, from the Industrial Workers of the World’s Freelance Journalist Union (IWW FJU); Investigative reporter Alex Kotch from The Center for Media and Democracy; Founder and Treasurer of The Blue America PAC, Howie Klein; Democratic Strategist Jeff Blackwood; Medieval European and Middle Eastern Historian Professor Adnan Husain; Professor Harvey J. Kaye author of “Thomas Paine and The Promise of America;” Timothy Ulrich from China Global Television Network; Covid 19 Town Hall with The Irritable Immunologist and Immuno Biologist Henry Hakamaki; Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling; Emilio Fox and David answer listener questions; Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard; Covid Players; Comedy Writer Jon Ross addresses listener complaints as the newly appointed David Feldman Show Ombudsman
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