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Friday, July 20, 2018

Alan Pyke

Just when you thought it was impossible to hate Big Banks any more than you could, now we can blame the rising cost of beer on Goldman Sachs. Since the beginning of the Great...

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...

Paige St. John

Pulitzer Prize winning Investigative Journalist Paige St. John on Pelican Bay Prison. America has more prisoners than any country in the world, more prisoners than at the height of the Soviet gulag system, more...

Adam Liptak

New York Times Supreme Court Correspondent Adam Liptak whose new e-book “To Have and Uphold: The Supreme Court And The Battle for Same-Sex Marriage” is available for download right now on iTunes and Amazon....

Aura Bogado

  On today’s show the role race plays in deciding which Americans get to live, and which Americans get to die. Is an African American’s body worth less than a white person’s? And why are...

Andrea Peterson

Is America slowly becoming a surveillance state, or is it already a surveillance state and we don’t know it? And if we don’t know it, then does it matter? For more on this and...

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,...

Travis Waldron

Former New England Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez was arrested last month and charged with the first-degree murder of his friend Odin Lloyd. He is being held inside Massachusetts’ Bristol County House of Correction...

Aviva Shen

  Washington DC’s city council passes the Large Retailer Accountability Act of 2013 forcing big box stores like Wal-Mart and Target, with annual sales exceeding one billion a year, to pay workers a livable wage....

Zack Ford

Last month our Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act as well as California’s Prop 8 was unconstitutional thereby paving the way for gay marriage. Problem solved, right? Wrong. Turns out Gay Marriage...

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...

Ian Millhiser

On today’s show we talk about Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the swing vote, the guy everybody has to please with constitutional scholar and author Ian Millhiser. Plus Robin Williams, Martin Short And Will...
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