Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s impending resignation, acknowledgement of former NSA Michael Flynn’s wrongdoing, and her unhealthy obsession with the Utah pol.
Joe discusses Trump’s shift in opinion regarding the 100-day standard, why we value such an arbitrary number of days, and whether or not Trump is living up to what we expected, regardless of our political beliefs.
In the second part of our conversation, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the troublesome nature of President Trump’s unpredictability with foreign affairs, his shift toward mainstream Republican foreign policy, and the media’s curious reverence for military intervention.
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.
Brandon Holmes of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) joins the show to discuss the recent proposal to close Rikers Island, difficulties surrounding its closure, New York residents concerns, and de-carceration.
Jonathan Bernstein of Bernstein Crisis Management join the show to discuss different aspects of crisis management, United Airlines’ public relations fiasco, and the importance of preparedness in the age of digital recording and live streaming.
A day before nationwide Tax Marches, New York-based organizer Mohammed Naeem joins the show to discuss the idea and need for it, goals of intersectionality, and the widespread demand for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns.
Amy Sutherland discusses forming non-dominant cooperative relationships with pets, the difficulty of balancing multiple writing projects at once, and the curiosity and passion required of journalists and authors.
This week we're listening to music by Kin4life, Delila Black, and Mackenzie Shivers. There's also some poetry in the mix, which discusses being Black in America and all the things we used to do during… | listen