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Daily Kos' The Brief

Jun 29, 2022

It took 14 years, but public opinion turned so viciously against Prohibition that a Constitutional Amendment was passed to make sure rural Christianists could no longer attempt such an outrage. And this was booze, not a core freedom to keep medical decisions private between patients and their doctors. 

Kerry Eleveld and...


Jun 22, 2022

Joe Sudbay returns to geek out with Kerry Eleveld and Cara Zelaya on the Democratic Party must do, what they are doing, and what they aren’t doing. We covered student debt, the Jan. 6 committee hearings, and the history of presidents making big moves to match the big times they were living in.


Jun 15, 2022

Daily Kos’ Brandi Buchman has been doggedly following the Jan. 6 committee as well as the ongoing prosecutions of both the rioters and conspirators who tried to overthrow our government after Donald Trump lost the presidential election to Joe Biden. She has been interviewing congressional leaders, law enforcement, and...


Jun 8, 2022

Igor Volsky is the executive director of Guns Down America and author of the book Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns. He joins Markos to discuss Uvalde, Texas, and what Democrats and Biden are and are not doing to solve our country’s gun safety issues.
 


Jun 1, 2022

Elie Mystal, justice correspondent for The Nation, joins Markos to talk about his New York Times best selling book, Allow Me To Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution. After decades, the Republican Party finally achieved the Supreme Court they wanted—a radical conservative court, vastly out of step with the...