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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 Peoples Series Part 3)

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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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#1251 Candidate Spotlight: Warren and Harris ​

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Air Date: 2–22-2019
Today we take a look at two of the most popular politicians who have announced their candidacies for the Democratic nomination for the presidency, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris.

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#1250 Teachers at the forefront of a resurgent progressive labor movement

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Air Date: 2–15-2019
Today we take a look at recent teachers union strike in the Los Angeles school district and see it as another event in an emerging pattern of progressive uprisings that have been stirring for the last decade, fighting back against the status quo, the neoliberal instinct to privatize everything for the ultimate benefit of billionaires.

 

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#1249 Understanding Boycott, Divest, Sanctions (BDS)

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Air Date: 2–12-2019

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Today we take a look at both the BDS movement and the backlash response to it resulting in firings and legislation in many states (and pending federally) to restrict employment and business opportunities from those who fail to pledge in writing to not support of the boycott of Israel

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