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Posted by Alexander Jerri

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9:20 - Activist Andrew Dobbs explains why workers and the poor lose every election - including this one.

Andrew wrote the article No, Voting Democrat is Not “Harm Reduction” at Medium.

 

10:05 - Writer Pavlos Roufos reviews eight years of disaster for Greece under Europe's austerity regime.

Pavlos is author of the book A Happy Future is a Thing of the Past: The Greek Crisis and Other Disasters from Reaktion Books [UK] / University of Chicago Press [US]

 

11:05 - Organizer Tom Hansen explores the future of socialism and the state under Cuba's new constitution.

Tom wrote the article Challenges for Cuba's New Constitution for the Mexico Solidarity Network's website.

 

12:00 - Researcher Anna Pigott exposes the engine powering the Anthropocene - it's capitalism, not us.

Anna Pigott wrote the article Capitalism is killing the world’s wildlife populations, not ‘humanity’ for The Conversation.

 

12:40 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen goes - and possibly stays - bats.

Jeff told me he's gonna do a cuss towards the end of this one, so hopefully the dump button works or no one is listening.

 

1:00 - Political scientist Leah Stokes examines the wide ideological gap between Congress and US citizens

Leah is co-author of the paper Legislative Staff and Representation in Congress in the American Political Science Review.

 


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9:20 - Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford explores the politics of race and class under a corporate duopoloy.

Glen wrote the article The Great Un-Blackening: The Corporate Project to Erase Black People from Politics for Black Agenda Report.

 

10:00 - Investigative journalist Greg Palast explains how Georgia's election was stolen before anyone voted.

Greg posted the video How to Steal Georgia in 7 Minutes for Salon.

 

10:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen does the Tarantella all by himself.

I looked up what that meant, not super up on Italian folk dance traditions.


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9:05 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier reports on Brazil's election at the edge of fascism.

Brian translated the recent articles Bolsonaro and the Institutionalization of Necropolitics and International Interests and the destruction of Brazilian Democracy for New Socialist.

 

9:25 - Journalist Tina Vasquez reports on the work of making #AbolishICE a reality.

Tina wrote the article Abolish ICE: Beyond a Slogan for Rewire.News and New York Review Daily.


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9:05 - Writer Brendan O'Connor profiles the Proud, White face of ruling class violence in America.

Brendan wrote the article Boys to Men for The Baffler.

 

9:35 - Writer Malaika Jabali explores politics in a Black, Midwestern city abandoned by the Democratic Party.

Malaika wrote the article The Color of Economic Anxiety for Current Affairs.

 


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9:05 - Live from Mexico City, correspondent Laura Carlsen reports on Trump, AMLO and the ends of NAFTA.

Laura  wrote the commentary Trump and Mexico's Next President Are on Honeymoon. But It Won't Last for Fortune.

9:35 - Journalist Rachel M. Cohen examines a 50 year shift - in people and politics - between cities and suburbs.

Rachel wrote the article Taking Back the Suburbs: The Fair Housing Act at Fifty for Dissent.


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9:05 - Writer Eleanor Penny explores the Europe of Steve Bannon's identitarian dreams.

Eleanor wrote the article Steve Bannon’s European Dream for In These Times.

 

9:30 - Writer Aaron Timms watches the liberal order run out the clock on a world with little time left.

Aaron wrote the article This Is Not A Blip for The Baffler.


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9:20 - Journalist Daniel Trilling follows the refugee crisis into Europe's exclusion apparatus.

Daniel is author of Lights in the Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe from Verso.

 

10:05 - Writer David Dayen examines the big businesses powering the immigrant detention machine.

David wrote the report Below the Surface of ICE: The Corporations Profiting From Immigrant Detention for In These Times

 

10:35 - Reporter Michael Hobbes explains what the health industry gets wrong about obesity.

Michael Hobbes wrote the article Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong for Huffington Post's Highline.

 

11:05 - Writer Adam Kotsko explains how neoliberalism swallowed the world.

Adam is author of Neoliberalism's Demons: On the Political Theology of Late Capital from Stanford University Press.

 

12:05 - Sociologist Brittany Friedman surveys state punishment of Black militant prisoners.

Brittany is co-author of the article Solitary Confinement and the Nation of Islam for The Immanent Frame.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen goes down the Kavanaugh hole.

Gross, however you read this.


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9:20 - Journalist Allie Gross surveys the chaos created by Detroit's speculative housing market.

Allie wrote the article Detroit real estate game creates chaos in neighborhoods for the Detroit Free Press.

 

10:05 - Historian Carol Anderson examines the new mechanisms of voter suppression in America.

Carol is author of the book One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy from Bloomsbury.

 

11:05 - Psychologist Bruce E. Levine explains why authoritarian times call for anti-authoritarian people.

Bruce is author of the book A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti-Authoritarian - Strategies, Tools, and Models from AK Press.

 

12:05 - Writer Megan Erickson looks at the realities of childhood beneath (and beyond) capitalism.

Megan wrote the article A Blueprint for Universal Childhood for Jacobin.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen discovers micro-generations.

 


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9:15AM - Biophysical economist Paavo Järvensivu explores the near future economics of a world in capital and climate crisis.

Paavo is co-author of the report Economic Transition Governance, a background document to a 2019 UN Global Sustainable Development Report.