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​#1134 Unnatural Disasters (Hurricanes and Humans)

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Air Date: 9-19-2017

Today we look not so much at hurricanes and the climate science behind them (though we touch on that as well) but focus more on what we can see more clearly when it’s illuminated by so-called “natural” disasters, the structural inequality and legacies of decision-making that make these disasters worse than they need to be
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​#1133 Understanding Authoritarianism

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Air Date: 9-15-2017

Today we look at the history and structures of authoritarianism and explore how they relate to at Trump campaign and administration
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​#1132 800,000 hostages (Immigration and DACA)

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Air Date: 9-12-2017

Today we look at the combination of racism and cold political calculations that went into the decision to hold 800,000 DACA recipients hostage in order to placate the GOP’s scared white base and create leverage to force through funding for the southern board wall (also to placate the GOP’s scared white base)
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#1131 Inflicting pleasure (Media and Propaganda)

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Air Date: 9-8-2017

Today we look at our vapid media landscape and see how it lead, some would say inevitably, to the election of someone like Donald Trump
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#1130 Schoolyard bully with nuclear weapons (Foreign Policy)

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Air Date: 9-5-2017

Today we look at just a couple of the major international conflicts Donald Trump is severely under-qualified to navigate
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