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Political issues considered from a non-violent leftist perspective by some guy named Joe.

    Episode 80: The Three Crises Three

    Episode 80: The Three Crises Three

    In this special episode I talk about the three major crises currently confronting us: the crisis of democracy, the COVID crisis, and the climate crisis, and how each fuels the other two. 

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    2021 Virginia governor's race results vs. 2020 Virginia presidential vote

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    Episode 79: Bannon's Dream Come True

    Episode 79: Bannon's Dream Come True

    This week I talk about (a) how far we've come over twenty years and (b) how screwed we are for not moving faster, as the Supreme Court seems poised to overrule Chevron deference and fulfill Bannon's dream of destroying what's left of the administrative state.

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    Chevron Deference Principle (Cornell Law)


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    Episode 78: Twenty past 9/11

    Episode 78: Twenty past 9/11

    In this special episode I look back at the 9/11 attacks of twenty years ago, the decades of war and abuse that followed, and share my thoughts on what the f**k it all means. 

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    Jim Ridgeway's book on 9/11


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    Episode 77: Ending the Afghan Enterprise

    Episode 77: Ending the Afghan Enterprise

    This week I talk about Biden's follow through on his promise to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, with a brief overview of the conflict and the imperial context within which it persisted for two decades. 

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    Spencer Ackerman on Democracy Now!


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    Episode 76: Defusing the Doomsday Machine

    Episode 76: Defusing the Doomsday Machine

    With a first-strike, first-use nuclear weapons policy in place for decades, it's a miracle we're still here. This week I talk about Dan Ellsberg's important book "The Doomsday Machine", what it tells us about this policy, and what we need to do to stop this madness.

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    The Doomsday Machine, by Dan Ellsberg


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    Episode 75: Resuscitate the Administrative State

    Episode 75: Resuscitate the Administrative State

    Our corporate-friendly government has always fallen short when it comes to helping poor and working people. This week I talk about how policies like postal banking can begin to turn that ship around.

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    David Dayen on Majority Report (8/2/2021)


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