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9:15 - Historian Timothy Snyder examines our present for signs of tyranny in our future.

Timothy is author of the new book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century from Tim Duggan Books.

 

10:05 - Live from St. Petersberg, writer Yasha Levine reports on hacking hysteria and myth of cyber security.

Yasha wrote the article From Russia, With Panic for The Baffler.

 

11:05 - Peace activist Kathy Kelly reports on the US-supplied slaughter of innocents in Yemen.

Kathy wrote the piece The Shame of Killing Innocent People for Common Dreams.

 

11:35 - The Oakland Institute's Anuradha Mittal explores the military occupation of land in post-war Sri Lanka.

The Oakland Institute just published the report Justice Denied: A Reality Check on Resettlement, Demilitarization and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka.

 

12:10 - Julia Buxton examines the persistently dysfunctional nature of Venezuela's anti-Chavista opposition.

Julia wrote the article Situation Normal in Venezuela: All Fouled Up for NACLA Report on the Americas.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen eulogizes one of his organs.

Organ TBD, BTW.

 


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9:15 - Live from Ankara, Max Zirngast explains what Turkey lost in Erdoğan's referendum victory.

Max is co-author of the recent articles Voting on Dictatorship and Ten Thoughts on the Turkish Referendum for Jacobin.

 

10:05 - CIP Americas Director Laura Carlsen reports from the moving migrant-rights protest, Caravan Against Fear.

Laura will be reporting somewhere from Texas, follow her and the Caravan Against Fear on their Facebook page.

 

10:35 - Live from Paris, Philippe Marlière examines Mélenchon's shift from leftist to populist in the French elections.

Phillippe wrote the article French tragedy or farce: the 2017 presidential election for openDemocracy.

 

11:05 - Psychologist Renee Engeln discusses beauty sickness in the media and minds of girls and women.

Renee is author of Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women from Harper Collins.

 

12:05 - Journalists Jessica Bruder and Dale Maharidge explain how they became Snowden's (unknowing) data smugglers.

Jessica and Dale wrote the Harper's cover story Snowden’s Box: The human network behind the biggest leak of all.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen whitewashes Ijeoma Oluo's article on Rachel Dolezal in The Stranger.

Not touching this one. Please @ Jeffy.


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9:10 - Live from Serbia, Todd Williams reports on mass protest movements in Belgrade and Budapest.

Todd will be reporting from Novi Sad where he's on Easter vacation.

 

9:40 - Journalist Jamie Peck watches the Democratic Party establishment double down on centrism.

Jamie wrote the Guardian op-ed The Democratic party is undermining Bernie Sanders-style candidates.

 

10:10 - Writers Zoé Samudzi and William C. Anderson explore the anarchism of Blackness in America.

Zoé and William wrote the essay The Anarchism of Blackness for ROAR Magazine.

 

11:05 - Author Mary Otto explains what our teeth say about capitalism, inequality and healthcare.

Mary is author of Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America from The New Press.

 

12:05 - Cultural critic Henry Giroux examines the culture of cruelty at the heart of American politics.

Henry wrote the article The Culture of Cruelty in Trump's America for Truthout.

 

12:45 - In a very genuine Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen mocks our authenticity fetish.

 

 


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9:15 - Writer Laurie Penny traces the Brexit shock to a long, drab decade of austerity culture in the UK.

Laurie wrote the article Brexit, Pursued by Despair for The Baffler.

 

10:00 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier reports on the wave of strikes against neoliberal cuts in Brazil.

Brian published the piece “There is no negotiation whatsoever”: Union leader Douglas Izzo talks about labor rights in post-coup Brazil for Brasil Wire.

 

10:35 - The Radical Pessimist, Kevan Harris explores the myth of the bootstrapping European immigrant.

Kevan's first book A Social Revolution: Politics and the Welfare State in Iran is out this August. Proud of our boy.

 

11:05 - Sociologist Thomas Shapiro explains how racial wealth inequality threatens democracy in America.

Thomas is author of Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future from Basic Books.

 

12:05 - Writer Thomas Frank explains how the Democratic Party stopped working for American workers.

Thomas will be talking about the new, post-election edition of his still right book Listen Liberal: Or, Whatever Happened to the Party of the People? from Picador.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen wonders if he's actually a Randian at heart.

Objectively.


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9:15 - Security analyst Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault traces the roots of America's new torture norms to pre-9/11 conservatism.

Elizabeth is author of How the Gloves Came Off: Lawyers, Policy Makers, and Norms in the Debate on Torture from Columbia University Press.

 

10:00 - Development researcher Rebecca Reeve explains how the garment industry packages exploitation as empowerment.

Rebecca wrote the article PR, profit and ‘empowering women’ in the garment industry for openDemocracy.

 

10:35 - Journalist Michelle Chen previews the impact of Trump policy plans on US childcare and public health.

Michelle wrote the articles Trump’s Childcare Plan Will Only Help the Rich and Trump’s Obsession With Cutting Regulations Will Make America Sick for The Nation.

 

11:05 - Writer Jessa Crispin explains why feminism has lost its radical promise - and how to recapture it.

Jessa wrote the book Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto from Melville House.

 

12:05 - Political scientist Maya Rockeymoore examines the coming labor impact of autonomous vehicles.

Maya is co-author of the report Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work from the Center for Global Policy Solutions.

 

12:45 - Dans un moment de vérité, Jeff Dorchen puts the "ris" in Paris.

Ris means laughters. I looked it up. I didn't just know that.


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9:15 - Historian Marjorie Spruill traces the ongoing, 40+ year battle between feminism and Christian conservatism.

Marjorie is author of Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women's Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics from Bloomsbury.

 

10:05 - Policy analyst Alyssa Aquino reports on the experience of undocumented Filipino immigrants in Trump's America.

Alyssa wrote the article Undocumented Filipinos Are Living a Special Nightmare in Trump’s America at Foreign Policy in Focus.

 

10:35 - Writer Judith Levine discusses radicalism, liberalism and things worse than fear in the Trump era.

Judith wrote the essay Descent into Liberalism at n+1.

 

11:05 - Writer Lauren Elkin explores the liberatory power of simply wandering around the city, on foot, as a woman.

Lauren is author of the book Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

 

12:05 - Kabul-based journalist Kate Clark examines the future of drone killings - in Afghanistan and beyond.

Kate wrote the articles Afghanistan, birthplace of the armed drone and Targeted Killings – a future model for Afghanistan? for Afghanistan Analysts Network.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen spills his guts about meat eating.

Probably going to be a not at all controversial MOT, this one.

 


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9:15 - Journalist Kate Aronoff explains why the climate movement needs a new politics, beyond the Democratic establishment.

Kate is author of the cover story The Climate Movement Goes to War with Trump at In These Times.

 

10:00 - Political scientist Susan Kang pokes holes in the flawed gospel of political polling.

Susan wrote the article What Nate Missed in the latest issue of Jacobin.

 

10:35 - Journalist Marcy Wheeler unpacks the scope of the Vault 7 Wikileaks / CIA hacking dump.

Marcy wrote the articles Wikileaks Dumps CIA's Hacking Tools and No More Secrets: Vault 7 at her site emptywheel.

 

11:05 - Sociologist Tressie McMillan Cottom traces the for-profit college boom to our busted economy.

Tressie is author of the book Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy from The New Press.

 

12:05 - Journalist Victoria Law examines the legal labyrinth facing parents post-incarceration.

Victoria wrote the recent article Double Punishment: After Prison, Moms Face Legal Battles to Reunite With Kids for Truthout.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen monitors our current dystopia.

Would have never thought it would be in such crisp, high-definition.


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9:15 - Journalist Rachel Aspden explains how the Arab Spring came to Egypt, and why it failed.

Rachel is author of Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East from Other Press.

 

10:00 - Writer Nicole Aschoff looks from the start of Trump's presidency to the end of neoliberalism.

Nicole wrote the article The Glory Days are Over for Jacobin.

 

10:35 - n+1 editor Dayna Tortorici makes the case for a Women's Strike now. Well, March 8th.

Dayna wrote the new piece While the Iron Is Hot: The case for the Women's Strike at n+1.

 

11:05 - Economist Clair Brown lays out the framework for a new compassion within economics.

Clair is author of the book Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science from Bloomsbury Press.

 

12:05 - Political theorist Jodi Dean explains why the Communist Manifesto is more relevant, and needed, than ever.

Jodi wrote the introduction to a new edition of The Communist Manifesto from Pluto Press.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen goes public on privatization.

 


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9:15 - Art historian Harriet Senie explores America's maintenance of national myths through war memorials.

Harriet is author of Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11 from Oxford University Press.

 

10:00 - Historian David Broder explains what the Anti-Trump left must learn from the anti-Berlusconi left.

David wrote the recent article Being Anti-Trump Isn’t Enough for Jacobin.

 

10:35 - Economist Dean Baker accounts for the economics of global trade in the Trump era.

Dean wrote the recent op-eds More Republican Handouts to the Rich and The Trouble With Trade: People Understand It for Truthout.

 

11:05 - Historian Osamah Khalil examines the illusions America sees when it looks to the Middle East.

Osamah is author of America’s Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State from Harvard University Press.

 

12:05 - Journalist Kevin Davis discusses the impact of neuroscience in the criminal justice system.

Kevin is author of The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms from Penguin.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen awakens to reality, or something like it.

Wonder of wonders, all beings are invited to Jeff's latest segment.