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#1127 White supremacy requires violence and there is more to come (Charlottesville)

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Air Date: 8-22-2017

Today we look at what may be the violent death throes of white supremacy. As Trump and the GOP embolden white supremacists to action and violence, the rest of the country is awoken to the need to deal swiftly and decisively with the relics of our racist past
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​#1126 Explaining the concept you need to understand, Neoliberal Economics

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Air Date: 8-15-2017

Today we look at the origins, underpinnings and effects of neoliberal economic thinking and policies. #1, it has nothing to do with who Americans think of as “liberals”. #2, both major US political parties are on board with it to varying degrees. #3, it’s pretty much what everyone in the world is pissed off about without necessarily knowing that there’s a name for it
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​#1125 Understanding and surviving the age of anger

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Air Date: 8-8-2017

Today we look at the forces causing a great deal and anger and upheaval all around the world, how that anger is being misdirected and what we can do in our own lives to face it
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​#1124 Searching for a problem to implement a terrible solution (Voting Rights)

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Air Date: 8-4-2017

Today we revisit the old idea that if voting mattered they wouldn’t let you do it and the fact that that is exactly what they’re trying to do. Between allowing the chaos and uncertainty caused by hackable and unverifiable voting machines and systematic voter suppression efforts it seems clear just how much they don’t want people to trust or participate in the system
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​#1123 Preparing for the end of the world, or at least capitalism

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Air Date: 8-1-2017

Today we look at the state of capitalism, the logical arguments for its inevitable demise and the evidence that the end may more nigh than ever before
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