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Episode 37 – How to steal health insurance from 23 million Americans without anyone noticing with special guest Ben Wikler

Episode 37 – How to steal health insurance from 23 million Americans without anyone noticing with special guest Ben Wikler

The show notes for Episode 37 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-37-how-to-steal-health-insurance-from-23-million-americans-without-anyone-noticing-with-special-guest-ben-wikler.html This is the darkest moment in American history since Donald Trump became president. Since January 20, 2016, deportations have become a tool of trauma, designed to stigmatize and terrify people who just want to be a part of this American experiment the way our did. Civilian causalities by U.S. forces have […]

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Episode 36 – One Trillion Reasons the GOP Won’t Give Up on Trickle-Down with special guest Nick Hanauer

Episode 36 – One Trillion Reasons the GOP Won’t Give Up on Trickle-Down with special guest Nick Hanauer

The show notes for Episode 36 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-36-one-trillion-reasons-the-gop-wont-give-up-on-trickle-down-with-special-guest-nick-hanauer.html When Kansas Republicans who control both State houses were forced to join with the state’s Democrats to overturn Governor Sam Brownback’s veto of the bill that would roll back his 2012 tax cuts for the rich this week, no one had more right to say “I told you so” than Nick […]

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Episode 35 – How corporations stole God with special guest Princeton historian Kevin M. Kruse

Episode 35 – How corporations stole God with special guest Princeton historian Kevin M. Kruse

The show notes for Episode 35 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-35-how-corporations-stole-god-with-special-guest-princeton-historian-kevin-m-kruse.html Kevin M. Kruse’s personal website: KevinMKruse.com/ Kevin M. Kruse on Twitter: @KevinMKruse Purchase One Nation Under God by Kevin M. Kruse HERE. Kevin M. Kruse at Baffler: Quick-Fire Kevin M. Kruse at Esquire: All the Presidents’ Taxes Kevin M. Kruse at Esquire: Trump’s Tuesday Night Massacre Brings the Watergate Comparisons Full […]

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Episode 34 – Death to Trumpcare with special guest Mariame Kaba (@PrisonCulture)

Episode 34 – Death to Trumpcare with special guest Mariame Kaba (@PrisonCulture)

The show notes for Episode 34 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-34-death-to-trumpcare-with-special-guest-mariame-kaba-prisonculture.html The Death of Trumpcare? You know that Trump and Ryan are trying to main the ACA in order to justify putting it to sleep:https://t.co/rIt8wEqRej — LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) May 27, 2017 Trump's ACA sabotage is a massive tax increase on about 6 millions middle-income familieshttps://t.co/vCW9Fazx8u https://t.co/InYdbSTlZE — LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) May 27, 2017 […]

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Episode 33 – You CAN defeat Trumpcare! with special guest Topher Spiro

Episode 33 – You CAN defeat Trumpcare! with special guest Topher Spiro

The show notes for Episode 33 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-33-you-can-defeat-trumpcare-with-special-guest-topher-spiro.html Paul N. Van de Water at Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Trump Budget May Break Promise to Protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid Georgetown University Health Policy Institute: Proposed Medicaid Changes Would Put Medical Decisions for Kids in Hands of States Instead of Parents and Pediatricians Andy Slavitt on the […]

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Episode 32 – LIVE! Debbie & John Dingell talk healthcare, impeachment, and a president who lost an aircraft carrier

Episode 32 – LIVE! Debbie & John Dingell talk healthcare, impeachment, and a president who lost an aircraft carrier

The show notes for Episode 32 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-32-live-debbie-john-dingell-talk-healthcare-impeachment-and-a-president-who-lost-an-aircraft-carrier.html We’d like to thank all the folks who came to our annual fundraiser at the Corner Brewery (aka “ABC Microbrewery”) in Ypsilanti last Friday night and were there for a live recording of today’s podcast. We’d like to thank some folks for their help in making the event a smashing success: […]

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Episode 31 – Without progressive resistance we’re bringing a squirt gun to a gunfight wsg Lonnie Scott of Progress Now

Episode 31 – Without progressive resistance we’re bringing a squirt gun to a gunfight wsg Lonnie Scott of Progress Now

The show notes for Episode 31 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-31-without-progressive-resistance-were-bringing-a-squirt-gun-to-a-gunfight-wsg-lonnie-scott-of-progress-now.html .@SpeakerRyan tells @GStephanopoulos: "Under this bill, no matter what, you cannot be denied coverage if you have a pre-existing condition." pic.twitter.com/m7vXnDpuYR — This Week (@ThisWeekABC) May 7, 2017 Maggie Fox at NBC News: What Are Pre-Existing Conditions and What Would the GOP Bill Do? Sam Berger and Emily Gee at the […]

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Episode 30 – Maybe what this country needs is one big “Enough is Enough!” march wsg Cindy Estrada

Episode 30 – Maybe what this country needs is one big “Enough is Enough!” march wsg Cindy Estrada

The show notes for Episode 30 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-30-maybe-what-this-country-needs-is-one-big-enough-is-enough-march-wsg-cindy-estrada.html ASSKICKERS ALERT! Folks don't realize how close the GOP is to repealing the affordable care act right now. 1/ — Ben Wikler (@benwikler) April 29, 2017 TRUMPCARE UPDATE: Rules meeting Mon. to decide on a vote next week. Whipping moderates this weekend. Calls today, Mon. are vital. (pls RT) pic.twitter.com/Qs0FCtG8X2 — […]

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Episode 29 – Activists had more success in Trump’s first 100 days than Trump wsg Bill McKibben

Episode 29 – Activists had more success in Trump’s first 100 days than Trump wsg Bill McKibben

The show notes for Episode 29 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/04/episode-29-activists-had-more-success-in-trumps-first-100-days-than-trump-wsg-bill-mckibben.html ALERT! Trump intends to jam a government funding bill that would fund the wall and ALSO pass AHCA 2 (“American Health Care Act) this week. Call 866-426-2631 or go to www.ContactingCongress.org and let your member of Congress and U.S. Senators to fight these. Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter Sean […]

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Episode 28 – Time for Democrats to go on the offense – on everything – wsg Ari Berman

Episode 28 – Time for Democrats to go on the offense – on everything – wsg Ari Berman

The show notes for Episode 28 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/04/episode-28-time-for-democrats-to-go-on-the-offense-on-everything-wsg-ari-berman.html Alex Roarty at McClatchy: Time for Republicans to start worrying about 2018 Aaron Gould Sheinin at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Ossoff raises record haul in race for Georgia’s 6th District John Wagner at the Washington Post: Trump will keep list of White House visitors secret White House: President Trump: Creating an Efficient, […]

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Episode 27 – The #FlintWaterCrisis isn’t just about water and it’s worse than you thought wsg Rep. Dan Kildee & Melissa Mays

Episode 27 – The #FlintWaterCrisis isn’t just about water and it’s worse than you thought wsg Rep. Dan Kildee & Melissa Mays

The show notes for Episode 27 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/04/the-flintwatercrisis-isnt-just-about-water-and-its-worse-than-you-though-wsg-rep-dankildee-flintgate.html Congressman Dan Kildee on Twitter: @RepDanKildee Melissa Mays on Twitter: @FlintGate Website: Water You Fighting For? Intro and Outro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre from the album Zoolook. The Sit and Spin Room logo by Anne C. Savage.

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