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May 26, 2021

It is the one-year anniversary of the George Floyd murder. That murder shook up the world, leading to protests around the globe. Yet today’s guest, Yale historian Dr. Elizabeth Hinton, writes in her new book, AMERICA ON FIRE: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s, that this is...


May 19, 2021

We spoke with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II about the inspiring activism he has spent decades working on. Like many who have come before him, Rev. Dr. Barber believes that his faith and an honest accounting of one’s faith demands that we keep the fight up for the poor. 


May 12, 2021

This week Markos and Kerry talk with Daily Kos Elections guru Jeff Singer. Singer knows every race, every district, and every potential in the historically important upcoming 2022 midterm elections. Incumbent parties tned to lose ground during midterms but we are living in interesting times and Jeff has some...


May 5, 2021

This week Markos and Kerry discuss President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office. While most of us would not have not predicted it, Joe Biden’s presidency so far is considerably more progressive than former President Barack Obama. Kerry and Markos talk about what Biden has been able to do so far and more...