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9:20 - Energy researcher Simon Pirani explains how fossil fuels powered global capitalism and the climate crisis.

Simon is author of Burning Up: A Global History of Fossil Fuel Consumption from Pluto Press.

 

10:05 - Cultural critic Henry Giroux surveys a political horizon of hate, brutality and populist authoritarianism.

Henry is author of The Terror of the Unforeseen from Los Angeles Review of Books.

 

11:05 - Historian Gerald Horne explores a century of international struggle against apartheid and Jim Crow.

Gerald is author of White Supremacy Confronted: U.S. Imperialism and Anti-Communism vs. the Liberation of Southern Africa from Rhodes to Mandela from International Publishers.

 

12:10 - Policy analyst Daniel Kay Hertz examines the gentrification of Lincoln Park, and who got left behind.

Daniel is author of The Battle of Lincoln Park: Urban Renewal and Gentrification in Chicago from Belt Publishing.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen wonders why the right thinks anyone cares about their feelings about the left.

 


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9:20 - Theorist Sophie Lewis explores surrogacy's place in a new, liberatory gestational politics.

Sophie is author of Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family from Verso.

 

10:05 - Writer Ben Burgis explains why and how the left should talk about leftism.

Ben is author of Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left from Zero Books.

 

11:05 - Sociologist Esther Sullivan examines housing insecurity in America's mobile home parks.

Esther Sullivan is author of from Manufactured Insecurity: Mobile Home Parks and Americans’ Tenuous Right to Place from University of California Press.

 

12:10 - Journalist Eric Blanc explains what labor and the left can learn from striking teachers.

Eric is author of Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics from Verso.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen critiques our magical-thought-leaders.

 


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9:20 - Live from Caracas, journalist Lucas Koerner reports on the media disinformation campaign aimed at Venezuela.

Lucas wrote the article There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press for FAIR.

 

10:05 - Activist Andy Thayer explains what LGBT activism has lost - and must relearn - since the Stonewall uprising.

Andy wrote the article Why Stonewall Matters Today for Jacobin.

 

11:05 - Organizer D Hunter explores struggle and solidarity on the wrong side of the class war.

D is author of Chav Solidarity. D is raising funds for Lumpen: A Journal of Poor and Working Class Writing. Help him out.

 

12:05 - Writer Nathaniel Rich traces a 40 year history of knowing everything and doing nothing about climate change.

Nathaniel is author of Losing Earth: A Recent History from MCD Books.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen reviews the memes of the first Democratic debate.

 


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9:20 - Law scholar Katherine Franke examines the radical potential of reparations for Black Americans.

Katherine is author of Repair: Redeeming the Promise of Abolition from Haymarket Books.

 

10:10 - Writer Akemi Johnson explores the lives of Okinawan women living under US occupation.

Akemi is author of Night in the American Village: Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa from The New Press.

 

11:10 - Writer Zillah Eisenstein explains why the next revolution must be feminist and abolitionist.

Zillah is author of Abolitionist Socialist Feminism: Radicalizing the Next Revolution from Monthly Review Press.

 

12:00 - Journalist Aviva Stahl reports on isolation, torture and secrecy in an American prison.

Aviva wrote the report Force-Feeding Is Cruel, Painful, and Degrading—and American Prisons Won’t Stop for The Nation.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen thinks about AI, and how stupid it is.


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9:20 - Writer Ted Genoways explores disaster politics, agriculture and austerity in a flooded Midwest.

Ted wrote the article River of No Return for The New Republic.

 

10:05 - Cultural critic Mithu Sanyal deconstructs a 2,500 year history of rape in our culture.

Mithu is author of the book Rape: From Lucretia to #MeToo from Verso.

 

11:10 - Chicana/o studies scholar Genevieve Carpio explores the intersection of spatial mobility and racial formation.

Genevieve is author of the book Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race from University of California Press.

 

12:10 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier reports on mass student and teacher strikes across Brazil.

Brian reported on the 1.8 million large strike wave for TeleSur English's program From The South.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen reads an interview with a monster.


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9:20 - Journalist Thomas Fazi explains why no one is voting for democracy in the European Parliament elections.

Thomas wrote the article The European Union Is an Antidemocratic Disgrace for Jacobin.

 

10:05 - Writer Astra Taylor dreams of democracy's radical potential, and one day reaching it.

Astra is author of the book Democracy May Not Exist, but We'll Miss It When It's Gone from Metropolitan Books.

 

11:05 - Development scholar Suzy Lee makes the strategic case for abolishing borders.

Suzy wrote the paper The Case for Open Borders for Catalyst.

 

12:10 - Writer Garrison Lovely explores the past and future politics of psychedelic drugs.

Garrison wrote the article Make America Trip Again for Current Affairs.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen honors Danny Thompson, A Legend of The Arts gone too soon.

 

 


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9:20 - Market analyst Marshall Auerback watches global capitalism crash with the Boeing 737.

Marshall wrote the article Boeing might represent the greatest indictment of 21st-century capitalism for Salon.

 

10:00 - Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara explores a path to socialism in American politics.

Bhaskar is author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality from Basic Books.

 

11:00 - Artist Jenny Odell reclaims time, and attention, and life from the demands of capitalism.

Jenny is author of How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy from Melville House.

 

12:00 - Writer Jasper Bernes examines the old problems with the Green New Deal.

Jasper wrote the essay Between the Devil and the Green New Deal for Commune.

 

12:30 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen remembers nostalgia.

Can't wait to re-listen to this one.

 


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9:15 - Journalists Allegra Harpootlian and Emily Manna explore the present and future of America's AI wars.

Allegra and Emily wrote the article The End of War Is Just a Beginning for TomDispatch.

 

10:05 - Political scientist Cedric Johnson examines the realities of class in Black political life.

Cedric wrote the article What Black Life Actually Looks Like for Jacobin.

 

10:50 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen Jeff looks in the big box of Whiteness.

And opens a WASPs nest in the process.

 

11:10 - Black Agenda Report's Danny Haiphong traces a 300 year history of fake news in America.

Danny is author of the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People's History of Fake News—From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror from Skyhorse Books.

 

12:00 - Historian Joshua Specht explains how the beef industry shaped American history.

Joshua is author of the book Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America from Princeton University Press.

 

 


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9:20 - Political scientist Thea Riofrancos examines the space between Latin America's left and extractive capital's future.

Thea wrote the article What Comes After Extractivism? for Dissent.

 

10:05 - Anthropologist Ruben Andersson traces the new borders being drawn by Western state violence.

Ruben is author of No Go World: How Fear Is Redrawing Our Maps and Infecting Our Politics from University of California Press.

 

11:05 - Investigative journalist Yasha Levine explores a century of technology and racism in the US census.

Yasha wrote the article The Racist - and High Tech - Origins of America’s Modern Census for Medium.

 

12:10 - Journalist Andrew Cockburn reviews 43 years of Joe Biden-inflicted disaster on the world.

Andrew wrote the Letter from Washington No Joe! Joe Biden’s disastrous legislative legacy for Harper's.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen catalogues evidence of our decreasing intelligence. Or at least his.