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Putin and Trump: Case Studies in Media Control

July 3, 2017
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I discuss the frighteningly similar ways that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have attacked and controlled the media in their respective countries.

(Image Credit: Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Aleksey Nikolskyi/Getty Images and Jim Watson/Getty Images)

Good Work on Trumpcare. No Time to Celebrate

June 28, 2017
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I explain why we should be heartened that our pressure has delayed a vote on the Senate GOP’s healthcare bill. But that we need to keep pouring the pressure on because Mitch McConnell still plans on trying to pass his party’s draconian bill.

I’m also joined by Stefan Boyland, a health care employee benefits consultant. We speak with callers as we discuss our current healthcare system and where improvements are needed.

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GOP Debates How Many Americans Should Die

June 26, 2017
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I explain how, citing research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, that (if passed) the GOP’s ‘healthcare bill’ will cost tens of thousands Americans their lives EVERY YEAR! (Source: http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-repeal-deaths-20170623-htmlstory.html)

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Ossoff, Trumpcare, and Russia

June 21, 2017
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I explain why I believe that, despite John Ossoff running a respectable race, that some of the huge amounts of money raised for his campaign would’ve been better spent on Virginia’s upcoming state elections.

I also give the latest inside scoop on Trumpcare, which Mitch McConnell is planning on ramming through the Senate while Americans will have less than a week to review it.

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Trumpcare: Secret and Dangerous

June 19, 2017
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I discuss what makes the Senate GOP’s Trumpcare bill so dangerous that they’ve decided to craft it in secret. I also detail how the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up its first political gerrymandering case in its 228 years of existence, and how I expect them to rule.

You can watch this episode here: [Part 1] [Part 2]

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