Left Anchor

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Friday Feb 09, 2024

This time we've got David Dayen to talk about House Republicans' failed effort to impeach DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, pass an immigration bill, or get through military aid to Israel, as well as David's piece about the failings of American democracy. Enjoy!

Saturday Feb 03, 2024

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Oppenheimer Reconsidered - 302

Wednesday Jan 24, 2024

Wednesday Jan 24, 2024

We're talking Oppenheimer in time for awards season. Enjoy!

Thursday Jan 11, 2024

This time we're talking about the weenie Trump apologists, his bad day in court, Gaza, and broken airplanes. Subscribe here to hear the whole thing! 

Age of Insecurity UNLOCKED - 294

Wednesday Jan 03, 2024

Wednesday Jan 03, 2024

We're taking the week off, so enjoy our episode with Astra Taylor speaking about her book The Age of Insecurity: Coming Together as Things Fall Apart. We discuss how modern capitalism came to produce insecurity on a personal scale, who benefits from it, whether a modern economy can be run with a secure population, and more. 

Tuesday Dec 26, 2023

Merry Christmas! This time we are doing another holiday movie review episode, this time about Children of Men and Die Hard. Subscribe here to hear the full episode!

Wednesday Dec 20, 2023

Today we're posting an interview with Matt Bruenig of the People's Policy Project that was part of a telethon holiday livestream for The American Prospect. (Find the donation page here.) We discuss what happened when McDonald's crossed the Danish labor movement, how the same thing is happening to Tesla, why Americans seem so down on the economy, and more. Enjoy! 

The War on Gaza III - 298

Wednesday Dec 13, 2023

Wednesday Dec 13, 2023

We're continuing the discussion on the Gaza war with Adam Johnson. Check out his articles we discuss at The Nation and Jacobin.

Kissinger Is Dead TEASER - 297

Tuesday Dec 05, 2023

Tuesday Dec 05, 2023

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This podcast is by journalist Ryan Cooper and academic Alexi the Greek. We talk politics, philosophy, history, current events, and whatever else catches our fancy.

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