The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (politics)

Bill Press is Host of the nationally syndicated The Bill Press Show, which also airs on Free Speech TV and he is the author of seven books and a frequent contributor to The Hill, among other numerous other publications.

Marykate Jasper is a journalist and the weekend editor for TheMarySue

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Abdul El-Sayed, is an American physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, and candidate for Governor of Michigan, running as a Democrat. He served as the Executive Director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer for the City of Detroit from 2015-2017. Appointed at 30 years old, he was the youngest health commissioner in a major US City. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University.

Stephanie Kelton is an American economist and Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Stony Brook University.She was formerly Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee 2015 minority party staff and an Economic Advisor to Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign.

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Alex Lawson is in for RJ.

Rebecca Vallas, Host, Off-Kilter &  Vice President, Center for American Progress Poverty Team

Diallo Sumbry, CEO, The Adinkra Group

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Alex Lawson is in for RJ.

Linda Benesch, Communications Director for Social Security Works

Richard Fowler, Progressive Commentator & Host, The Fowler Show

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Alex Lawson is in for RJ. 

Mike Fox, Deputy Executive Director of Progressive Democrats

And a pre-recorded interview with Dr. Carolyn McClanahan, Founder & Director of Financial Planning, Life Planning Partners

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Harvey J Kaye is an American historian and sociologist. He is currently the Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. He is the author of numerous books including, “Thomas Paine and the Promise of America,”
“Thomas Paine: Firebrand of the Revolution,” and “The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great”

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Max Blumenthal joins for an extended conversation with RJ. Max is the Senior Editor at AlterNet's Grayzone Project and Author of several books, including "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza" “Republican Gomorrah”, and “Goliath”. He is also co-host of the Podcast, “Moderate Rebels”.

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Greg Shupak has a PhD in Literary Studies and teaches Media Studies at the University of Guelph in Toronto. He regularly writes analysis of politics and media for a variety of outlets including Electronic Intifada, In These Times, Jacobin, Literary Review of Canada, Middle East Eye, TeleSUR, This Magazine, and Warscapes. He is the author of the book “The Wrong Story: Palestine, Israel, and the Media”, which can be ordered from OR Books' website - www dot O R Books dot com . His latest article is available at FAIR.org, “Tillerson’s Promise of More War in Syria Gets Warm Reception From Corporate Media

Laura Huss is an editorial and research associate with Rewire.com. Laura received her Master’s from the University of Cape Town in South Africa studying social movements and community-based development. Prior to joining Rewire, Laura was Research and Program Associate at National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW). At NAPW she advocated against punitive attacks on pregnant people and conducted research on media misinformation, stigma, and the criminalization of pregnancy and drug use. Laura’s most recent article is available at Rewire.news, “Indiana Is Addressing Infant Mortality Using Fake Clinics”

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Marshall Steinbaum is a Researcher and Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. RJ and Marshall discuss monopoly in the labor market, also known as "monopsony"


Nancy Altman - Nancy J. Altman has a forty year background in the areas of Social Security and private pensions. She is President of Social Security Works and Chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition and campaign.

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Stosh Cotler - Stosh Cotler is the Chief Executive Officer of Bend the Arc. Ms. Cotler has twenty years of leadership experience as an educator, trainer, and organizer within social and economic justice movements.

Paco Fabian - Communications Director for Good Jobs Nation joins RJ to discuss the impact of government shutdown on government workers. 

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