This week’s primaries; who won, who lost? We read the tea leaves. PLUS: the pro-choicers are working hard—at the polls, at state and federal levels—as a Supreme Court nomination threatens the foundation of the movement. We catch up. With host Kris Welch.
With Harry Enten, senior political analyst at fivethirtyeight, on last night’s primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland. And Eric Liu, author, educator, and civic entrepreneur. Liu is founder of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program. His latest book is called A Chinaman’s Chance: One Family’s Journey and … Continued
With veteran journalist Herb Boyd of the New York Amsterdam News. And Sri Lankan-American novelist Nayomi Munaweera on her new book What Lies Between Us. About the book: In the idyllic hill country of Sri Lanka, a young girl grows up with her loving family; but even in the midst of this paradise, terror lurks in … Continued
Pulitzer prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston has done groundbreaking reporting on corporations and the tax code. Today he joins us for a conversation on the Panama Papers, offshore shell companies and tax havens….including how this happens in US states like Delaware, Wyoming and Nevada. And Mary Bottari, Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, on the … Continued
Vermont Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders just announced he will challenge all comer (Hillary!) for the Democratic nomination for president. Is he for real? PLUS: unless Congress can compromise (do not hold your breath) the Patriot Act will fade away at midnight on Sunday—thanks to Edward Snowden? AND!!! a Memorial Day rant from Scoop Nisker! With … Continued