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#1256 A Green New Deal to build a new Common Sense

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Air Date: 3–12-2019
Today we take a look at the development of the Green New Deal and its impacts on economics, labor, frontline communities climate mitigation and the politics of the possible

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#1255 Democratizing our presidential elections (National Popular Vote) ​

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Air Date: 3–8-2019
Today we take a look at two strategies being pursued in parallel to reform our presidential election process and make every vote for president count equally

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#1254 Israeli right-wing politics has lead to some strange, fascist bedfellows

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Air Date: 3–5-2019
Today we take a look at how the illiberalism of the Israeli government has alienated the vast majority of democratic nations and individuals who support human rights, leaving the country with some of the most far-right, fascist, white-supremacist, anti-Semitic people in the world as their only remaining allies.

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#1253 The Joy of Tax (Comparing the US and Scandinavian Systems)

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Air Date: 3–1-2019
Today we take a look at the social benefits of high taxation as the US gears up for our first genuine debate on raising taxes in a long time with an eye toward the life-improving programs that money could fund.

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#1252 Taking the first steps of American imperialism (Native People) ​

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Air Date: 2–26-2019
Today we take a look at the process of systematic, government-sponsored genocide against the native peoples of North America that kicked off the wealth-accumulating, territory-expanding American empire we know and love today

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