The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (general)

Aisling McCrea is a writer, editor and "Podmaster General" for Current Affairs magazine

Simon Billenness is Executive Director of the International Campaign for the Rohingya. Tagged by the New York Times as “a super-specialist” in human rights advocacy, Simon Billenness has for 25 years helped unions, investors, non-profits, universities, and communities use their power to lobby their governments and hold corporations accountable to standards of human rights, environmental responsibility, and social justice.

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Robert Evans is a journalist with Bellingcat, and host of the podcast "It Could Happen Here" 

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Rep. John Larson is a member of the U.S. House, representing Connecticut's 1st Congressional District.

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Thomas Frank is a writer and author, his latest is "The People, No"

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Kymone Freeman is an Activist, Artist, and Co-Founder, We Act Radio

Murshed Zaheed is a former senate leadership staffer

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Anya Parampil is a DC based journalist and host of "Red Lines with Anya Parampil" 

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The editor-in-chief of The Grayzone, Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican Gomorrah, Goliath, The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America's state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.

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Cole Stangler is a Paris-based independent journalist with work in outlets including The Nation, Jacobin, The Washington Post, and The Guardian

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Lisa Graves is Executive Director of True North Research

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Andrew is Professor of Social And Cultural Analysis

Find the article: https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2020/09/05/david-graeber-1961-2020/

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Find the book, and the series: https://hiddenhistorybooks.com/

Thom Hartmann is the four-time Project Censored Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of 25 books currently in print in over a dozen languages on five continents.
Hartmann is also an internationally known speaker on culture and communications, an author, and an innovator in the fields of psychiatry, ecology, and economics.
The co-founder (with his wife, Louise) and former Executive Director of The New England Salem Children's Village (1978) and The Hunter School (1997), he has led national innovations in the areas of residential treatment for abused children and private/public education for learning-disabled children.

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Sara Nelson is the International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO. 

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Continuing thoughts on David Graeber, and a previously recorded conversation on his book "Bull***t Jobs" 

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Remembering author, anthropologist and anarchist David Graeber, who passed unexpectedly this week. 

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Historian & Author Thomas Frank

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Grammy Award-winning Rapper Big Daddy Kane

Kym Elder, National Park Service

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican Gomorrah, Goliath, The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America's state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.

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Rep. John Larson is a member of the U.S. House, representing Connecticut's 1st Congressional District. 

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Jason Charter is an Anti-fascist Activist

Justin Mendoza, MPH is the Advocacy Manager for U.S. Health Care at Partners In Health. Previously, Justin worked on health care priorities with Families USA and Public Citizen in Washington D.C. to advance health policy priorities, mainly lowering drug prices, expanding health care coverage, and lowering underlying health care costs. He has experience advancing legislation and administrative action at the state and federal level, as well as coalition management and policy analysis. Justin holds a MPH in Health Policy from Yale University and a B.S. in biomedical sciences and neuroscience from Central Michigan University.

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Alexander Zaitchik is a freelance journalist and the author of The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump’s America.

 

Mark Dimondstein is President, American Postal Workers Union

 

Originally Aired May 16, 2020

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David Graeber is professor of anthropology at the LSE and author of Debt: The First 5000 years; he was involved in the Global Justice Movement and Occupy Wall Street. His most recent book is “Bullshit Jobs: A Theory”

Originally aired: September 29, 2018

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Author, “The Deficit Myth” & American economist and academic. She is currently a professor at Stony Brook University and was formerly a professor University of Missouri–Kansas City. She also served as an advisor to Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign.

Originally aired 06-20-20

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FREDRIK DEBOER is a writer and academic with a PhD from Purdue University. His writing has appeared in such places as The New York Times, Harper’s, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Politico, Playboy, New Republic, Foreign Policy, n+1, and Jacobin. He is one of the most original and prolific voices in essays today, and his anti-tribal style has earned him admiration from political thinkers of all quadrants. The Cult of Smart is his first book.

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Ilyse Hogue is President, NARAL Pro-Choice America & Author of the new book, “The Lie That Binds” from our friends at Strong Arm Press - available everywhere now!

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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Abigail Zapote is Executive Director of Latinos for a Secure Retirement

 

Prof. Richard Wolff discusses "How resilient is the system?"

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David Dayen is the Executive Editor for The American Prospect, and author of the new book "Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power"

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Thomas Frank is the author of Listen, LiberalPity the BillionaireThe Wrecking Crew, and What's the Matter with Kansas? A former columnist for The Wall Street Journal and Harper's, Frank is the founding editor of The Baffler and writes regularly for The Guardian

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Nancy Altman is President of Social Security Works and co-author of the forthcoming updated edition of "Social Security Works for Everyone"

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Prof. Wolff Cont'd 

RJ breaks down Trump's July 4 speech

Malaika Jabali re-aired interview

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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Nathan J. Robinson is an author, PhD student in Sociology & Social Policy and the editor of the magazine Current Affairs

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Jodi Dean is an American political theorist and professor in the Political Science department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York state. She has also held the position of Erasmus Professor of the Humanities in the Faculty of Philosophy at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her Latest book is: Comrade: An Essay on Political Belonging

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Harvey J Kaye is an American historian, sociologist & author.

Harvey J Kaye is currently the Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. His latest book is “Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again”

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Ben Norton is a journalist, writer, and filmmaker. He is the assistant editor of The Grayzone, and the producer of the Moderate Rebels podcast, which he co-hosts with editor Max Blumenthal. His website is BenNorton.com and he tweets at @BenjaminNorton.

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Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican Gomorrah, Goliath, The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America's state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.

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Co-Founder & Executive Director, Data for Progress

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Ben Norton is a journalist, writer, and filmmaker. He is the assistant editor of The Grayzone, and the producer of the Moderate Rebels podcast, which he co-hosts with editor Max Blumenthal. His website is BenNorton.com and he tweets at @BenjaminNorton.

 

Adam is a democracy policy expert, experienced political organizer, and the co-author of Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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Author, “The Deficit Myth” & American economist and academic. She is currently a professor at Stony Brook University and was formerly a professor University of Missouri–Kansas City. She also served as an advisor to Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign.

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Harvey J Kaye is an American historian, sociologist & author.

Harvey J Kaye is currently the Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. His latest book is “Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again”

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w/ Dr. MarkAlain Dery, Infectious disease specialist and founder WHIV 102.3fm in New Orleans

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David Dayen is Executive Editor of The American Prospect

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Kymone Freeman, Artist, Activist & Co-founder, We Act Radio

 

Arianna Evans, Student and Protester in D.C. 

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Matt Taibbi, author of the New York Times bestsellers Insane Clown President, The Divide, Griftopia, and The Great Derangement, is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and winner of the 2008 National Magazine Award for columns and commentary.

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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The Rev. William H. Lamar IV is pastor of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. He previously served Turner Memorial AME Church in Maryland and three churches in Florida: Monticello, Orlando and Jacksonville. He is a former managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. Lamar is a graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Duke Divinity School. He is the co-host of "Can These Bones," the Faith & Leadership podcast, and can be reached on Twitter @WilliamHLamarIV

Lyta Gold is the Amusements Editor and Managing Editor for Current Affairs magazine

 

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Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican Gomorrah, Goliath, The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America's state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.

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Zachary D. Carter is a senior reporter at HuffPost, where he covers Congress, the White House, and economic policy. He is a frequent guest on cable news and news radio, and his written work has also appeared in The New Republic, The Nation, and The American Prospect, among other outlets. 

His new book is “The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes”

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Norman Solomon is National Director for RootsAction.org

U.S. Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district, serving since 1999. The district is based in the state capital, Hartford. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Larson is the former chairman of the House Democratic Caucus.

 

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Alexander Zaitchik is a freelance journalist and the author of The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump’s America.

 

Mark Dimondstein is President, American Postal Workers Union

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Anya Parampil is a journalist based in Washington, DC. She has produced and reported several documentaries, including on-the-ground reports from the Korean peninsula, Palestine, Venezuela, and Honduras.

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info 

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Nathan J. Robinson is an author, PhD student in Sociology & Social Policy and the editor of the magazine Current Affairs

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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Stephen Smith is a Democratic gubernatorial candidate with the WV Can’t Wait Campaign.

Jackie Fielder is a California State Senate Candidate in CA's 11th District

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Cole Stangler is an independent journalist based in Paris, France. 


Bob Bland is co-founder and principal of Masks for America www.masks4america.org

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Robert Johnson is the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking 

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David Dayen is an author and Executive Editor of The American Prospect

 

Nancy Altman is President, Social Security Works

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Sonali Kolhatkar is a journalist and the founder, host and executive producer of "Rising Up With Sonali," 

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David Sirota is a journalist and former speechwriter for the Bernie Sanders campaign

Libby Watson is a staff writer at The New Republic

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Politics Reporter, HuffPost

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A cultural theorist who studies the intersection of culture and economics, she is Contributing Editor at AlterNet, where she received the Bill Moyers/Schumann Foundation fellowship in journalism for 2012. She is also a frequent contributor to Reuters, Al Jazeera, Salon, Huffington Post, and other outlets

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Micah Uetricht is the managing editor of Jacobin and host of Jacobin Radio's The Vast Majority. He is the author of Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity and coauthor of the forthcoming “Bigger than Bernie: How We Go from the Sanders Campaign to Democratic Socialism.”

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Maria L. Svart is an American activist and National Director of Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist organization in the United States. She has been National Director since June 2011.

 

John Nichols is Nat’l Affairs Correspondent, The Nation and author of many books including The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace's Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info 

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Dr. MarkAlain Dery is an infectious diseases doctor & focus on negative impacts of poverty on health. He founded 102.3 WHIV FM, radio dedicated to human rights & social justice.

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Prof. Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.

Professor Wolff is also Host of the program “Economic Update” on Free Speech TV, which airs Tuesdays from 8 to 9pmET, and Founder of DemocracyAtWork.info

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Find out more about The Hidden History of the War on Voting & buy the book: https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-History-War-Voting-Stole/dp/1523087781/

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host. Talkers Magazine named him America's #1 most important progressive host and the host of one of the top 10 talk radio shows in the country every year for over a decade. A four-time recipient of the Project Censored Award, Hartmann is also a New York Times bestselling author of thirty-two books, translated into multiple languages..

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Ihssane Leckey is a Democratic Congressional Candidate running for Massachusetts 4th District 

Stephen Smith is a WV Can't Wait-pledged candidate for governor in West Virginia

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Ronald Purser is Professor of Management in the College of Business and the Educational Doctorate in Leadership program in the College of Education at San Francisco State University. His scholarship currently focuses on mindfulness in organizations, and how Buddhist psychology and Buddhist social theory can inform social change and transformation. In addition, Prof. Purser writings have been exploring the challenges and issues of introducing mindfulness into secular contexts, particularly with regards to its encounter with modernity, Western consumer capitalism, and individualism. Dr. Purser is an ordained Zen Dharma Teacher in the Korean Zen Taego order of Buddhism.

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Tithi Bhattacharya is Associate Professor and Director of Global Studies at Purdue University. She was one of the main organizers of the International Women’s Strike in the United States and is on the editorial board of the International Socialist Review.

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Yo-Yo Ma is a French-born Chinese-American cellist. He was born in Paris and spent his schooling years in New York City and was a child prodigy, performing from the age of four and a half. He graduated from the Juilliard School and Harvard University and has enjoyed a prolific career as both a soloist performing with orchestras around the world and a recording artist. He has recorded more than 90 albums and received 18 Grammy Awards.

 

Kim Stanley Robinson is an American novelist, widely recognized as one of the foremost living writers of science fiction. Robinson began publishing novels in 1984. His work has been described as "humanist science fiction". Robinson himself has been a proud defender and advocate of science fiction as a genre, which he regards as one of the most powerful of all literary forms. His latest is “Red Moon”

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Harvard’s campus while studying there. Noah now lives in Boston. Steve Knievel is an access to medicines advocate for Public Citizen’s Access to Medicines program. His work focuses on policies relating to U.S. drug pricing and making medicines affordable for everyone. Knievel's work has also included advocating on international access to medicines issues, including compulsory licensing and preventing access-restricting proposals from being advanced through trade agreements. Knievel’s writing has been featured in The Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report and The New York Times. He received a B.A. in philosophy from University of Colorado. Previously, Knievel worked with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch.
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Natalie Martinez is a researcher at Media Matters. She holds a B.A. in American Culture Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.
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David Dayen is a fellow for In These Times and a contributor to The Intercept. His first book, “Chain of Title,” about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud, was released in May 2016. The book was the winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize. Nancy Altman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and the President of Social Security Works.

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Wendell Potter is Founder of the investigative reporting group, “Tarbell” Wendell is an author, former corporate public relations executive and journalist. His books include, “Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans ; Obamacare: What’s In It for Me/What Everyone Needs to Know about the Affordable Care Act (an ebook); and Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.”

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An extended conversation with Moira Weigel, postdoctoral scholar at the Harvard Society of Fellows, & the author of Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating and a founding editor of Logic magazine

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An extended conversation with computer scientist, author, and composer Jaron Lanier. 

Jaron Lanier is the author of "Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality" and "You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto "

Originally Aired: January 27, 2018

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Yasha Levine is a journalist and a former editor of Moscow-based satirical newspaper The eXile. He is the author of "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet."

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Lauren Pagel is the Policy Director for Earthworks, discussing the recent methane "leak" near Powhatan Point, OH at an XTO site & more. 

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An extended conversation with computer scientist, author, and composer Jaron Lanier. 

Jaron Lanier is the author of "Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality" and "You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto "


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Terry Gibbs - associate professor of political science at Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia, Canada. She is the author of the book Why the Dalai Lama is a Socialist: BUDDHISM, SOCIALISM AND THE COMPASSIONATE SOCIETY

Lee Billings - Science journalist covering space and physics for Scientific American. He is also the author of Five Billion Years of Solitude, a book on the search for alien Earths

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Charles Sauer - President of the Market Institute and an economist and policy specialist. He has been published on Entrepreneur.com, Fox Business, the Daily Caller, and Women Entrepreneur in addition to writing congressional testimony and speeches for politicians, business owners, and academics.

David Dayen - David Dayen is a contributor to The Intercept and also writes for Salon, the Fiscal Times, the New Republic, and more. His first book, “Chain of Title,” about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud, was released in May 2016.

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Nomi Prins - renowned author, journalist and speaker. Her new book, Collusion:How Central Bankers Rigged the World, will be released May 1, 2018

Nathan J. Robinson - Nathan J. Robinson is a PhD student in Sociology & Social Policy and the editor of the magazine Current Affairs. He is author of the book, Trump: Anatomy of a Monstrosity

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This episode originally aired on October 7, 2017. 

Alexander Zaitchik is an American freelance journalist and author who has written for The Nation, Salon, The New Republic, the New York Observer, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Foreign Policy, the International Herald Tribune, Wired, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Believer. His recent book is titled, "Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price."

Héctor J. Figueroa is the President of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property services union in the country. 32BJ represents more than 163,000 property service workers.

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Scott Edwards is co-director of the Food & Water Justice project

Merith Basey is the Executive Director of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

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Best of, featuring: Miriame Kaba is a New York based organizer, educator and curator, and founder of Project NIA. Her years of tireless work have focused on ending violence, dismantling the prison industrial complex, transformative justice and supporting youth leadership development
You can find some of her writing at usprisonculture.org

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of 19 books about world hunger, living democracy, and the environment, beginning with the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet in 1971. Adam Eichen is a member of the Democracy Matters board of directors and a fellow at the Small Planet Institute. He served as the deputy communications director for Democracy Spring. Their new co-authored book is Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want

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Best of show, featuring: Amy Julia Harris, a reporter for Reveal, covering religion and its intersection with public life. She has also written enterprise stories for The Seattle Times, Half Moon Bay Review, and Campaigns and Elections Politics Magazine.

And, Shoshana Walter, a reporter for Reveal, covering human trafficking and public safety. Her investigation on America's armed security guard industry won the 2015 Livingston Award for Young Journalists for national reporting and also was featured in a two-part installment on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."

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Best of show featuring Cara Liebowitz: an activist with DC Metro ADAPT, which stands for Americans Disabled Attendant Programs Today, and Development Coordinator for the National Council on Independent Living.

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Lucy McBath is the mother of Jordan Davis who was shot at age 17 by a white man in a gas station who got bothered by Davis and his friends playing loud music. McBath organizers and gives speeches around gun violence.

Harry Stein is the Director of Fiscal Policy at the Center for American Progress. Prior to joining the Center, he worked as a legislative assistant to Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI)

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Alice Speri is a multimedia journalist with an interest in justice, civil rights, and the struggle for equality. She has reported on state violence and institutional failure in the U.S. and abroad, from Ferguson, Missouri, to Haiti and Palestine. Her work has appeared in VICE News, Al Jazeera America, the New York Times, and several other publications. She recently wrote about counterterrorism tactics used against Standing Rock demonstrators.

 

Ben Spielberg is a Research Associate with the Federal Fiscal Policy division and manages the Full Employment Project at Center on Budget & Policy Priorities. He is also the co-host of the podcast On the Economy with Jared Bernstein. His recent post at The American Prospect is titled Below the Minimum No More.

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The Zero Hour is on a break this week. This episode was previously recorded on January 28th, 2017.

 

Jasmine Jefferson, Legislative Director of Social Security Works, on the fight to protect Medicare.

Ryan Cooper, National Correspondent for The Week, on How American health care kills people. Read his article at: http://theweek.com/articles/666799/how-american-health-care-kills-people

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Nancy Altman is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and the President of Social Security Works.

 

Bruce Gibney is a writer and venture capitalist. He has worked at a hedge fund and as a partner at one of Silicon Valley’s leading venture firms, Founders Fund. His new book is A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Destroyed America

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