New episodes every Thursday
Sept. 21st, 2017
Democrats recently unveiled a Medicare-for-all plan that would extend the popular program to all Americans. But there was one piece of information conspicuously absent from the announcement: the costs. In this episode, we discuss how that’s become indicative of a larger problem with our national politics.
Sept. 14th, 2017
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma battered US coasts in recent weeks. The storms were some of the costliest in US history. There’s also another storm brewing in Washington DC that may prove to be just as consequential. In this episode, we discuss these recent events and why we, along with the President, may need to rethink our strategy for dealing with them.
Sept. 7th, 2017
Steve Bannon has never been one to shy away from a fight. And his political ideology has taken him from Wall Street to Hollywood to the West Wing. But which role allows him to wield the most power? We discuss in today’s episode.
Aug. 31st, 2017
President Trump recently outlined a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan. Will the new strategy take us down a new road in Afghanistan or will lead us to the same place we’ve been for the last 16 years, more war? We attempt to answer in today’s episode.
Aug. 24th, 2017
Violence erupted in Charlottesville, VA, a couple of weeks ago when white nationalist groups clashed with counter-protestors. Did President Trump handle the events in the best possible way or did his reaction leave doubt about where his true loyalties on the subject of race lie? We discuss in today’s episode.
Aug. 17th, 2017
Nearly $1.3 trillion has left Russia since the 1990s. The Russian government has been unable to stop it. But are they actually benefitting from it? We discuss in today’s episode.
Aug. 10th, 2017
The Russian hacking attack against the US was an unprecedented attack against the US and its election system. The attack was conducted using cyber means but cyberattacks are not the only tools of influence that the Russian government employs from its arsenal. In part one of a two-part series we discuss the other major means by which the Russian government seeks to expand its sphere of influence.
Aug. 3rd, 2017
John McCain cast a deciding vote against the repeal of Obamacare last week. Why? In this episode we discuss the vote and why it may be one that is remembered for a long time.