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Daily Kos' The Brief


Mar 24, 2021

Joining us today is California Rep. Ted Lieu discussing the model minority myth and where the Asian community goes from here. We also discuss his work on the American Rescue Plan, as well as his efforts to reform America’s broken bail system. Also joining is Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon, who will talk about a topic...


Mar 17, 2021

We talk about court reform. What is the path forward for adding seats from the lower courts all the way up to the Supreme Court? Does the Supreme Court have any ethics? Literally! We also talk about DC Statehood, why we need it now for our democracy, and the chances that this can happen under the Biden...


Mar 10, 2021

Besides the predatory nature of modern student loans and the extraordinary financial burden they have put on Americans over the past couple of decades, many economists believe that wiping away the almost $2 trillion debt would have profound benefits for the U.S. economy. On this week’s episode of The Brief, co-hosts...


Mar 3, 2021

Mississippi. Yes, Mississippi. Today, on The Brief, we talk to Mike Espy, the Democratic candidate for Senate in the Magnolia State the last two cycles, about what it will take to bring his state into the Democratic fold. We also talk to Sarah Longwell a never-Trump Republican and publisher of The Bulwark, at