Mueller Probe Heats Up: 13 Russians Indicted, Ex-Trump Aide to Plead Guilty, Focus on Kushner Grows; Robert Reich: Morality & the Common Good Must Be at Center of Fighting Trump’s Economic Agenda..
Maybe the way to end poverty is to give poor people money. The idea of a universal basic income in the U.S. isn’t new. Progressives pushed the concept in the 1960s and 70s, and several other countries have tried local experiments. But, tech industry leaders like Tesla’s Elon Musk have recently taken up the idea … Continued
As the federal government spending bill deadline looms on December 8th, are Republicans even ready to pass a budget? On today’s show we’ll turn to Lindsay Koshgarian of the National Priorities Project. She’ll discuss how the GOP may have spent all its political capital to pass it’s massive tax reform bill instead of working on … Continued
John Kerry delivers a remarkable rebuke to Israel, just before Trump Middle East policy changes everything. PLUS: what’s the future for the Democratic party, and why should progressives care? AND: long a target of the GOP, Social Security faces great danger from the next administration. With host Kris Welch.
On today’s show we’ll feature three conversations on US society. First Steven Hill will make the case for why we should Expand Social Security Now: How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve. Then researcher Matthew Wolf-Meyer will discuss the politics of sleep in his book, The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and the Modern … Continued
Both the Senate and House have now passed a bipartisan budget deal. How did that happen??? and what does it mean? PLUS; a new biography of African-American word warrior Rihcard Durham. With host Kris Welch.