posts tagged democrats

1/10/18 // American Child Mortality Rates are an Abomination

A new study finds that American children are 70% more likely to die before adulthood than other rich countries, Trump rescinds protected status 200,000 Salvadorans, and listener mail. Photo by… | listen


Doug Jones wins in Alabama, and a celebratory pile of listener mail. Doug Jones Photo courtesy of Digital Campaign Manager Doug Jones for Senate via Wikimedia Commons | listen

12/13/17 // Doug Jones vs. Roy Moore: Five Takeaways

Important things to remember about the Alabama special election. | read

11/8/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Elections, Indictments & More

Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the impact of the 2017 elections, Russia-related indictments, the rigging of the Democratic primary, and more. | listen

8/25/17 // Ep 20 // After Charlottesville / ‘Logan Lucky’

Rena Karefa-Johnson & Matt Ruby on Charlottesville aftermath; Jackie Soller on ‘Logan Lucky,’ directed by Steven Soderbergh; sneak peek of Amy O’s BTR Live Studio session. | listen

7/7/17 // JAMJAM Fridays

It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here, and John is also here! We’re catching up on everything after a week of not looking at the news much. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter | listen

7/7/17 // Democrats Reaffirm Love of Losing With New Bumper Sticker Ideas

Leave it to the Democrats to screw up something as simple as bumper stickers. | read

6/30/17 // JAMJAM Fridays on Dem Strategy

It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson joins us to talk Democratic strategy after Georgia 06, more on the AHCA, and Trump’s fear of women.        Jesse Myerson, via Twitter | listen

6/23/17 // JAMJAM Fridays on Ossoff and AHCA

It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk Jon Ossoff, the AHCA, and why the MTA sucks and so does Cuomo. Plus, Morning John on why bipartisanship is meaningless. | listen

6/22/17 // Georgia Special Election Takeaway

John checks in on Trump, North Korea and Otto Warmbier, and Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia 06. Plus, catching up on listener mail.      Photo by Anupamtree courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | listen

5/23/17 // Does New Dem Poll Show Bias Breeding Bias?

Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) seemed to confirm liberal beliefs about how the public has viewed the last three months of the Trump administration. That could be bad news. | read

5/18/17 // Benjamin Friedman, Part I: Foreign Policy

Benjamin Friedman joins the show to discuss what President Trump's unpredictability means for our allies and adversaries, the lack of strategy in Syria, and why the president has become more of a traditional hawk. | listen

5/17/17 // Clinton’s Confetti Finally Falls

Confetti meant to celebrate Hillary's victory gets a second chance to shine in an art display. | read

5/8/17 // Reproductive Rights Are Democratic AF

Misogyny aside, it does not make electoral sense to ignore women’s issues. | read

4/28/17 // Jesse Myerson on the Science March

Jesse Myerson joins us to talk about the politics of science, pro-life Democrats, and what taxes should look like. Also, Morning John on the new office set up for people to report immigrants. | listen

4/26/17 // Taia Handlin on Democratic Ineptitude

Taia returns to discuss Democratic incompetence in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential victory, including the potential alienation of the party's voter base. | listen

4/19/17 // Dr. Steve Billet, Part I: Special Election & Troubling Districts

Dr. Steve Billet is back to discuss the special election in Georgia's 6th district, positive signs for Democrats, big spending on small races, and districts that could give President Trump some trouble. | listen

4/14/17 // Jesse Myerson on Organizing the Middle

Jesse Myerson joins us for our inaugural installment of JAMJAM Fridays, talking organizing, the Democrats, and rejecting the nation state. Also, Morning John on Zeynep Tufekci’s book, “Twitter and… | listen

4/6/17 // Taking the Political Pulse

BTRtoday speaks with Dr. Steve Billet of the George Washington University to get the pulse of national politics. | read

3/18/17 // Op-Ed: Democrats, Republicans, We're All Hypocrites

Hypocrisy has long been part of political perception, but with Republicans fast-tracking healthcare, Democrats pushing Russian conspiracy, and both sides cackling about leaks, how much deeper can we delve into the political slime? | read

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