Special Programming

Republican National Convention – July 19, 2016

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Donald Trump secures the Republican Party presidential nomination tonight — a development that few political observers would have predicted when he announced his presidential bid thirteen months ago. Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell address the gathering. Other speakers include the top lobbyist for the National Rifle Association. Protests continue … Continued


Democracy Now

“We’re on the Verge of Picking Someone Who Can’t Do the Job”: Fraying GOP Holds 3rd Primary Debate

“We’re on the Verge of Picking Someone Who Can’t Do the Job”: Fraying GOP Holds 3rd Primary Debate; Flat Taxes, Ending Medicare-Medicaid, Banning All Abortions: Meet New GOP Front-Runner Ben Carson; Is Jeb Bush Finished? Establishment-Backed Dynasty Candidate Might Not Overcome Family Ties; “Donald Creates His Own Reality”: David Cay Johnston on Trump Rewriting History … Continued


“We’re on the Verge of Picking Someone Who Can’t Do the Job”: Fraying GOP Holds 3rd Primary Debate; Flat Taxes, Ending Medicare-Medicaid, Banning All Abortions: Meet New GOP Front-Runner Ben Carson; Is Jeb Bush Finished? Establishment-Backed Dynasty Candidate Might Not Overcome Family Ties; “Donald Creates His Own Reality”: David Cay Johnston on Trump Rewriting History … Continued


Talkies

Wikileaks, Snowden! Paul Ryan Speaks!

Whistleblowing news: more  Wikileaks releases, and a new book about Edward Snowden.  We talk with Norman Solomon and political cartoonist Ted Rall.  Plus: Paul Ryan says he’ll run for Speaker of the House—Dean Baker opines.  AND: an introduction to a man and his economics, once more popular than Mark Twain—Henry George.  With host Kris Welch.


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