71 episodes

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with Briahna Joy Gray, former National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders' Presidential campaign //

and Virgil Texas //

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Bad Faith Briahna Joy Gray & Virgil Texas

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    • 4.7 • 90 Ratings

America's only podcast. //

with Briahna Joy Gray, former National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders' Presidential campaign //

and Virgil Texas //

Subscribe for exclusive premium episodes at patreon.com/badfaithpodcast /
@badfaithpod /
badfaithpodcast at gmail dot com

    (100) Days of Biden

    (100) Days of Biden

    This week, we do a DC deep dive with returning guest David Dayen, executive editor of American Prospect, and new guest Jennifer Briney, host of the Congressional Dish podcast, who breaks the pundit mold by actually trying to read all the bills. (Really. All of them.) We cover topics ranging from the infrastructure bill to Save Our Stages, the bloated military budget to the PRO Act, WTO to FTV. We assess recent media claims that Biden has exceeded the expectations of progressives, and Virgil finds his comb

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Episode 64 Promo - Both/And: How to Talk About Race and Class in America (w/ Eddie Glaude Jr.)

    Episode 64 Promo - Both/And: How to Talk About Race and Class in America (w/ Eddie Glaude Jr.)

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    We're joined by Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr., Princeton professor & author of Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own for one of the most productive, good faith conversations ever on the subject of race vs. economic anxiety, how to talk about racism to racists, and how race reductionists derail universalist policies with bad faith arguments.

    • 11 min
    These Are Their Stories

    These Are Their Stories

    We sit down with two former public defenders to discuss why "reform" isn't good enough. Lara Bazelon is a law professor and the former director of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent in Los Angeles. Scott Hechinger is the founder of Zealous, an organization aimed at leveraging the power of public defenders to end mass incarceration.

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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 62 Promo - The Virus Is The Virus

    Episode 62 Promo - The Virus Is The Virus

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    We speak to author and journalist David Wallace-Wells about his recent retrospective on the COVID pandemic. With the benefit of a year's perspective, who are the real villains of the pandemic, and how does the persistent ambiguity about the causal factors behind outbreaks obscure blame, and amplify our ability to politicize circumstances beyond our control?

    • 5 min
    How Billionaires Won COVID (w/ Anand Giridharadas)

    How Billionaires Won COVID (w/ Anand Giridharadas)

    Brie and Virgil speak to writer Anand Giridharadas about how billionaires managed to gain ground during the COVID crisis, and the narratives elites circulate to justify the growing inequality between the 99% and the 1%.

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    • 1 hr 54 min
    Episode 60 Promo - They're Doing Their Best

    Episode 60 Promo - They're Doing Their Best

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    This week we're joined by Bad Faith veteran Leslie Lee III, host of Struggle Session, and Kate Willett, comedian, writer, and co-host of Reply Guys for a freewheeling conversation about Matt Geatz, Biden Town Hall highlights, the infrastructure plan, the latest AOC kerfuffle, and all the other big news from the past week. Also, how Brie nearly got Podesta'd.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

StephanUniverse ,

Pretty sure I was the 69th review

Nice

BGrifter ,

Best new podcast on the left in ages

Dare I say it? Bad Faith might be even better than Chapo. I signed up for their Patreon after the first couple episodes and it’s worth every penny.

KirnMX ,

The most ambitious crossover since Wham!

These two have a chemistry I thought was not possible. Largely because I thought Virgil was dead.

Very insightful, a lot to learn from these two about the current political moment in America. Plus, they somehow managed to make a panel show not unbearable to listen to. Not only is it “not unbearable”, it’s now my most looked forward to pod on the pod docket.

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