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Episode 166 PREVIEW - How Social Security Created the Senior Vote, with Jeff Spross
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Episode 165 - Dehumanization with David Livingstone Smith
Today we've got philosopher David Livingstone Smith on to discuss his book On Inhumanity. We discuss how people can come to believe others are less than human, how that is related to various atrocities, whether the entire idea of "races" should be abolished, and more. Enjoy!
Episode 164 - The Post-Trump Future with Osita Nwanevu
What happens after Trump? We've got The New Republic's Osita Nwanevu on to discuss his recent article on why the left should take to the streets immediately, broader questions of political possibility, how American democracy might be defended, and more. Enjoy!
Episode 163 PREVIEW - Bye Bye to the LOSER Donald Trump
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Episode 162 PREVIEW - Greenwald Drama and Election Stakes
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Episode 161 - The Fratelli Tutti Encyclical, with Matthew Sitman
Today we've got Matt Sitman, who is co-host of the excellent Know Your Enemy podcast, associate editor at Commonweal, and editorial board member of Dissent, on to discuss the quite remarkable papal encyclical from a few weeks ago. We talk the politics of Catholicism, how Pope Francis relates to his predecessors, how to live well in such a terrible age, and more. Enjoy!
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