posts tagged current-events

10/13/17 // Weekly Rundown: Slavery & Szechuan Sauce

Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss Sheriff Steve Prator's racist remarks and the Rick and Morty Szechuan sauce debacle. | listen

10/12/17 // Katy Collin, Part II: Secessionist Movements

Katy Collin discusses why Americans should care about the independence referendum in Catalonia. | listen

10/11/17 // Katy Collin, Part I: Catalan Referendum

Katy Collin joins the show to discuss the independence referendum in Catalonia and how it fits into the wave of separatism (and indirectly, populism) sweeping Europe. | listen

9/27/17 // Weekly Rundown: Anthem Kneeling & Divisiveness

Joe fits in a weekly rundown episode to discuss Donald Trump's battle with the NFL, the patriotism of anthem-kneeling protests, and how the president is intentionally dividing the country along its most significant institutions. | listen

9/22/17 // Weekly Rundown: That's Damore

On the Weekly Rundown, Joe discusses his faux-cover letter for Infowars and James Damore's dumb Twitter poll. | listen

9/15/17 // Weekly Rundown: Trump Dictating

Joe discusses the White House's reaction to Jemele Hill's tweets and why it's problematic for the administration to dictate political speech. | listen

9/14/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Trump, Hurricanes, DACA & More

Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss President Trump's handling of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma, response to the White House's DACA decision, talk of tax reform, and more. | listen

9/12/17 // Taia Handlin on InfoWars Girl & Piano Guy

Taia and Joe discuss their recent articles about the girl who called an InfoWars reporter "a f*king idiot" and the guy who played a piano in public to get his ex back. | listen

8/24/17 // W. Fitzhugh Brundage on Monument Removal

W. Fitzhugh Brundage returns to discuss recent developments in the removal of Confederate statues and monuments nationwide. | listen

8/23/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Trump, Bannon, Afghanistan, & More

Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss a wild week in politics, including Steve Bannon's White House departure, Trump's response to Charlottesville, the plan for the continued Afghanistan war. | listen

8/18/17 // Weekly Rundown: Resist & Resign

Joe addresses rumors of Donald Trump's resignation, the wave of Confederate statue takedowns, and why he thinks Trump's campaign slogan isn't working in a more conscious America. | listen

8/11/17 // Weekly Rundown: Nuking for Flavor

Joe rambles on about Trump's threats to North Korea, America's unstable moral position on nukes, and John Carney's Statue of Liberty meltdown. | listen

8/7/17 // Rich Hanley on Media Events & Trends

Rich Hanley joins the show to discuss MSNBC's primetime ratings triumph, Fox News's ties to the Trump administration, the future of football broadcasting rights, and much more. | listen

7/28/17 // Weekly Rundown: Changing the News Cycle

Joe discusses the tumultuous week with the Trump administration, including the transgender military ban, failed healthcare vote, and Scaramucci antics. | listen

7/27/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Healthcare Vote, Sessions, & More

Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the healthcare vote, Trump's treatment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and how the transgender military ban doubles as a political distraction. | listen

7/21/17 // Weekly Rundown: Impeach Yourself

Joe tackles Sean Spicer's surprise resignation, Trump's New York Times interview, presidential pardons, and how Trump might end up impeaching himself. | listen

7/20/17 // Dan Ikenson, Part II: NAFTA, TPP & More

Dan Ikenson discusses NAFTA renegotiations, the status of the TPP, and the potential consequences of Trump's presidency in terms of America's global leadership. | listen

7/19/17 // Dan Ikenson on Trump & Trade

Dan Ikenson returns to discuss President Trump's impact on America's global trade and overall leadership. | listen

7/14/17 // Weekly Rundown: Day-to-Day Bullshit

Joe discusses Donald Trump Jr.'s Russian lawyer meeting, the continued bashing of Hillary Clinton, and the hypocrisy of Trump surrogates. | listen

7/10/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on G20 and Trump's Media Crusade

Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss expectations and potential outcomes from the G20 summit, as well as President Trump's ongoing war with the media. | listen

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