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In-Depth Interview: Author and Commentator Thomas Frank Talks About the Divided Democratic Party

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Thomas Frank, author of Listen, Liberal and What's the Matter With Kansas, returns to talk about the factions in the Democratic Party and the struggle between corporatism and populism. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Author and Commentator Thomas Frank Talks About the Divided Democratic Party

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In-Depth Interview: Filmmakers Talk About H1-B Visas and the Immigrant Experience Today

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The new feature film For Here or To Go depicts the experiences of immigrants working in the US today, especially H1-B visa holders who are often treated like conscripts.  We talk with director Rucha Humnabadkar and writer-producer Rishi S. Bhilawadikar about the movie and Trump's immigration moves. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Filmmakers Talk About H1-B Visas and the Immigrant Experience Today

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Yasha Levine Offers History, Context to Russian Cyberwarfare Allegations

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Yasha Levine Skypes in from St. Petersburg, Russia, to talk about the evidence-free claims of Russian hacking in the US in 2016, and provides some history and context from Russia's brief war with Georgia in 2008. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Yasha Levine Offers History, Context to Russian Cyberwarfare Allegations

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In-Depth Interview: Activism in the Age of Trump, a Roundtable with LA Kaufman, Tom Atlee and Sarah van Gelder

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Three talented authors with new books about protest and social change engage in discussion on "Activism in the age of Trump". Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Activism in the Age of Trump, a Roundtable with LA Kaufman, Tom Atlee and Sarah van Gelder

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist and Historian Gareth Porter Warns Progressives on Russia Accusations

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Gareth Porter returns to the podcast to talk about the wave of unproven claims that Russia manipulated the 2016 election, stoked by Obama's intel leaders. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist and Historian Gareth Porter Warns Progressives on Russia Accusations

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In-Depth Interview: Prof. Trebor Scholz Defines “Extraction” Model Used By Uber and Other Tech Disrupters

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As Uber fights sex harassment claims and lawsuit from Google, Prof. Trebor Scholz explains the predatory business model of the "gig economy", and its impact on the labor force.  He offers a vision for a positive model, based on the principles of co-ops. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Prof. Trebor Scholz Defines “Extraction” Model Used By Uber and Other Tech Disrupters

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Robert Parry Challenges Corporate Media Over Fact-Free, Leak-Based Reporting

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Robert Parry, editor and lead writer at ConsortiumNews, returns to talk about the corporate media's promotion of unproven intelligence claims about Russia, hacking. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Robert Parry Challenges Corporate Media Over Fact-Free, Leak-Based Reporting

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In-Depth Interview: Former Diplomat, Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. Has Strong Criticism of Trump Foreign Policy

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Chas W. Freeman, Jr. returns to the program with strong comments, diplomatically delivered, about Trump's developing foreign policy. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Former Diplomat, Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. Has Strong Criticism of Trump Foreign Policy

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In-Depth Interview: Just Back From Iraq, Journalist Peter Byrne Talks About the War, and the “Science of ISIS”

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Science reporter Peter Byrne just returned from Mosul, Iraq, where he was researching for a new book with the working title The Science of Isis.
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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Trevor Aaronson Shares FBI Manual on Paid Informants

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Trevor Aaronson, now reporting at The Intercept, is on the team that just published a mega-expose based on secret FBI documents.  In this conversation, we talk about many aspects of the agency's use of paid informants. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Trevor Aaronson Shares FBI Manual on Paid Informants