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The FOX News Rundown
From Washington: How Low Will Democrats Go On The Spending Bill?

The FOX News Rundown

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 25:56


This week we heard House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) signal that President Biden's $3.5-trillion Build Back Better spending bill will have to be trimmed down in order for it to get enough votes to pass both houses. So which programs get prioritized and which get cut from the bill? Jared and FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram discuss the latest on the spending bill negotiations. Who will control Congress after the 2022 Midterms? Many Americans aren't thinking of the next year's elections yet, but one element that could potentially impact the upcoming midterms is redistricting. Kyle Kondik, Managing Editor, Sabato's Crystal Ball at UVA Center for Politics and author of the new book "The Long Red Thread: How Democratic Dominance Gave Way to Republican Advantage in US House Elections" breaks down what to expect from redistricting and who will benefit from it in the upcoming elections.

American Revolution Podcast
ARP222 Congress 1779 - Mo Money, Mo Problems

American Revolution Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 31:37


The Continental Congress uses 1779 to debate the terms of a peace treaty or compensation for the army.  They have difficulty reaching any consensus.  At the same time, Congress continues to emit paper Continental dollars which no one wants to accept.  The ensuing inflation threatens to bring down the economy and the war effort. ----more---- Upcoming Live Podcast Event! At the grand opening of Liberty & Co.  The web store https://Libertyand.co is adding a brick and mortar location and wants to celebrate! When: Saturday 10/23 116 Noon ~ 1:30 Where: 116 E. Broad St. Quakertown PA Why: Appear live with me on the podcast, win door prizes, meet other ARP fans!  If you cannot make it live, you can listen Live on the Podbean App https://www.podbean.com/lsw/AmRevPodcast?lsid=GNJg0UMGSe7 ----more---- Blog https://blog.AmRevPodcast.com includes a complete transcript, as well as pictures, and links related to this week's episode. Follow the podcast on Twitter @AmRevPodcast Book Recommendations of the Week: Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution, by Woody Holton. Online Recommendation of the Week: The Continental Dollar: Initial Design, Ideal Performance, and the Credibility of Congressional Commitment, 2013: https://www.eh.net/eha/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Grubb.pdf Join the Facebook group, American Revolution Podcast: https://www.facebook.com/groups/132651894048271 Join the podcast mail list: https://mailchi.mp/d3445a9cd244/american-revolution-podcast-by-michael-troy ARP T-shirts and other merch: http://tee.pub/lic/AmRevPodcast Support this podcast on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/user?u=15621839 or via PayPal http://paypal.me/AmRevPodcast

The John Batchelor Show
1771: 11/12 #CrossfireHurricaneDiary: At CPAC 2020. Publishing "Spygate Exposed" January, 2021. Svetlana Lokhova @TheRealSLokhova. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety

The John Batchelor Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 17:13


Photo:  The emeritus professor, despite the unusual conduct. 11/12   #CrossfireHurricaneDiary: At CPAC 2020. Publishing "Spygate Exposed" January, 2021. Svetlana Lokhova @TheRealSLokhova. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety .. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44230733 "Stefan A Halper, a 73-year-old professor emeritus at the University of Cambridge, has been identified as an informant who worked with the FBI to gather information on at least three members of the Trump campaign team it suspected could have ties to the Russian government.       " Mr Halper's identity had been the subject of a battle between the Justice Department, which oversees the FBI, and Republican members of Congress, who demanded to know more details about the FBI's 2016 counter-intelligence investigation of Russian attempts to influence the US presidential election.  . . .  Mr Halper is a partner with the Cambridge Security Initiative, a research firm chaired by former British Intelligence head Sir Richard Dearlove, which lists 'UK and US government agencies, management consultants, international accountancy and finance firms' as recent clients."

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 16, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 26:36


On this edition for Saturday, October 16th, the murder of a British lawmaker is now being called a terror attack, infrastructure funding is stalled in Congress but a giant project is creeping forward in the northeast transit corridor, and in our signature segment, some Native American tribes are joining in a growing movement to buy back their ancestral lands. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The Hartmann Report
WHY SHOULD AMERICA TAKE THE GOP SERIOUSLY ABOUT RAISING THE DEBT CEILING

The Hartmann Report

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 54:49


Why should America take the GOP seriously, about raising the debt ceiling, when the GOP is responsible for most of the national debt? Why public schools favor the wealthy in our current system and Republicans want to privatize education. Thom debates Republican strategist Jennifer Stefano, Vice President of the Commonwealth Foundation and Fellow of the Independent Women's Forum.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Journal Editorial Report Audio Podcast
10/16/2021 - Journal Editorial Report Audio Podcast

Journal Editorial Report Audio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021


Growing in God’s Word
One–on–One Interview with Congressman Madison Cawthorn

Growing in God’s Word

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 27:45


Tune in to my interview with Congressman Madison Cawthorn. Today on the show, we are tackling some heavy topics, such as the culture war, the southern border, how decisions are really made in Congress, and how Madison galvanizes his soul with all of the hits he takes in today's culture. Madison is the youngest member of the U.S. House at the minimum age of 25 years old. Cawthorn has emerged as one of our most visible figures. His rise is, by any measure, an extraordinary accomplishment as a man who suffered a horrific injury that left him paralyzed. Don't miss this opportunity to listen in, friends. I know you'll be encouraged! Watch Pastor Rick Brown live Saturdays at 6pm: pastorrickbrown.com.

EcoNews Report
Redistricting Ruckus

EcoNews Report

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 29:40


On this week's EcoNews Report, Gang Green breaks down redistricting efforts at the state and county. Could draft maps splitting Eureka apart be an attempt to draw Supervisor candidate Natalie Arroyo out of her district? Is the state serious about lumping Humboldt with Redding? Our politics will be shaped by mapping decisions for the next decade so you better to pay attention!”Redistricting Surprise? The County's Advisory Committee is Looking Seriously at a Plan That Would Move a Distant Quarter of Eureka Into Arcata's Supervisorial District,” Lost Coast Outpost, Oct. 5.”The County's Draft Redistricting Maps Have Been Released, and a Couple of Them Are Real Doozies,” Lost Coast Outpost, Oct. 11.”A WEDDING to REDDING? There Are Ideas to Join Us With Shasta County at the State and Federal Level, and the State Citizens' Redistricting Commission Would Like Your Feedback,” Lost Coast Outpost, Oct. 14.Support the show (https://www.humboldtbaykeeper.org/get-involved/donate)

The Pro America Report with Ed Martin Podcast
D.C. Dominating Our Lives | 10.15.2021 #ProAmericaReport

The Pro America Report with Ed Martin Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 40:44


What You Need to Know is the powers in Washington, D.C. are dominating our lives. The powers in DC are so powerful, so strong, that they are threatening We the People and the rights that we have. The Roger Stone saga is one of the clearest examples of this and unfortunately there's many more. What should we do? Drain the Swamp! Roger Stone talks about his recent article Sussman Case Is Tip of the Iceberg in Gvt. Plot to Frame Me. Roger explains where he thinks the Durham case will go from here and how he's been wrongly accused. You can help Roger in this fight by going to StoneDefenseFund.com. Pete Sepp, President of The National Taxpayers Union, talks about how Congress's Tax Plan Will Hurt the Middle Class. Pete explains what this tax plan means for the everyday taxpayer and the effect it will have on small businesses and others. If you don't know much about NTUF you need to check them out at NTU.org.  Wrap up: The left is good at rewarding those who are remotely helpful to their cause, but the right isn't! Conservatives need to get better at remembering and honoring those who stood up for our values even and especially when they stood alone. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

GoodFellows: Conversations from the Hoover Institution

The 60th episode of the series includes a first: the three “Good Fellows” mixing it up in person, in the same room, on the grounds of the Hoover Institution. Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss Congress's handling of the Afghanistan debacle, pushback against COVID vaccine mandates, the present supply-chain “crisis,” and Facebook's uncertain future—plus one fellow's deep disdain for the music of Pink Floyd. Recorded October 13, 2021

Voice from the Underground: The Podcast
The Dig on Brent Hennrich for Congress + Vincent Chin Murder

Voice from the Underground: The Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 120:14


Brent Hennrich is a progressive democrat running for congress in Washington State.  We discuss his campaign and the platform issues that he is focused on.  We also take a look back at the 1982 Murder of Vincent Chin and look at how it relates to social issues, policing issues and criminal justice today. ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Faith and Law
U.S. Immigration Policy: Can we achieve safety, security, and compassion?

Faith and Law

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 40:36


The United States is facing a moral crisis prompted by rapid increases in cross-border migration and global displacement. For too long, the debate around immigration policy has been framed with false choices that have resulted in political stalemates at a great human cost. Crisis after crisis, Americans are asked to choose between security and unbridled compassion. Is there a better way to safeguard our immigration system while welcoming the stranger? Daniel Garza is the president of the LIBRE Initiative. Born in the Central Valley of California, he would migrate with his family annually from their ancestral hometown of Garza Gonzalez in Nuevo Leon, Mexico- throughout California, Nebraska and Washington State following the crop season as farm workers until he was 19 years of age.Mr. Garza began his in public service career as congressional staff assistant for U.S. congressman Richard "Doc" Hastings and was later elected as councilman for the city of Toppenish, Washington in 1996. In 2001, he was tapped by the George W. Bush Administration to serve as Deputy Director of External and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Office of the Secretary at The Department of Interior, and was appointed in 2004 to Associate Director of the Office of Public Liaison in the White House. In 2007, Daniel joined Univision to host and co-produce "Agenda Washington", a weekly Spanish-language news talk show covering the issues impacting the U.S. Hispanic community. Mr. Garza was appointed to serve on the Board of The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy in 2016, was designated as one of Washington, D.C.'s “Influentials” by Congressional Quarterly Magazine in 2018, and in 2019, Daniel was named 1 of the 50 most influential voices in Washington DC by The National Journal.Elizabeth Neumann served during the George W. Bush administration managing President Bush's Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, which involved working with the Departments of Education and Housing Development. From 2003 to 2005, Neumann worked at the White House as part of the inaugural staff of the Homeland Security Council post 9/11. The job included working with the different government security agencies to counter terrorism. Neumann served as an executive assistant to Homeland Security Advisor, John A Gordon, shifting eventually to serve as a Homeland Security policy advisor for a year and as Associate Director of the Domestic Counterterrorism Directorate. As a director, she advised the presidential appointee on Homeland Security policy initiatives. Neumann left the Bush Administration and worked with the Senior Advisor to the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, Office of the Director of National Intelligence.Neumann joined DHS Secretary John Kelly as his Deputy Chief of Staff in 2017; and she served in the same capacity under Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke. In 2018, Neumann transitioned into her role as DHS Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention and Security Policy, where she served until her resignation in April 2020.John Cusey is the Vice President of Communications at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He has a long record of government service including working for multiple presidential administrations and members of Congress. In 2019, John served in the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the Department of Health and Human Services. In his time on Capitol Hill, he served as the Executive Director of the Bipartisan Congressional Pro-life Caucus for five years with Congressman Chris Smith and as the Legislative Director and Press Secretary for Congressman Gary Miller for two years. Prior to working in DC, John worked for three different Members of the California State Legislature where he focused on budget issues.Support the show (http://www.faithandlaw.org/donate)

The Sean Hannity Show
Contempt of Congress- October 15th, Hour 2

The Sean Hannity Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 35:44


Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Legal Analyst, Host of The Brief, his new podcast and author of two bestsellers, Witch Hunt and the Russia Hoax, and John Solomon, Editor in Chief of Just the News, join to discuss Biden's new laws on vaccine requirements for legal entry, but not illegal, the contempt of Congress of Bannon (even though the same was not upheld for Holder) and Biden's latest blunder on the Supreme Court. Plus, John Moody stops by to discuss his new book, "Of Course They Knew, Of Course They..." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson
Do Americans Want Bigger Government?

Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 7:17


Many parts of President Biden's agenda are broadly popular...but new poll numbers show a big drop in support for the $3.5 Trillion social spending legislation currently in Congress. The Washington Post's Catherine Rampell looked into why that is and offers some thoughts on what Democrats could be doing better to get more programs enacted. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner
Prosecution of Bannon for Contempt of Congress WILL Impact How Meadows, Patel & Others Will Behave

Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 8:48


Steve Bannon refused to comply with a congressional subpoena and members of the House Select Committee investigation the January 6 attack on the US Capitol have said they will refer Bannon to the Department of Justice for prosecution. This video answers frequently asked question like: Can Steve Bannon drag out the process and try to run out the clock as did Don McGahn and Donald Trump in civil litigation? What are the possible outcomes of a Bannon prosecution? What are the implications for other witnesses who have been subpoenaed before Congress? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Hartmann Report
FANNIE LOU HAMER'S ENDURING MESSAGE TO AMERICA

The Hartmann Report

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 57:49


William Shatner's tearful reflections from his brief journey to space and visualization of our fragile planet. Rebecca Vallas - Why the Work Requirement on the Child Tax Credit is a BAD Idea. Dr. Keisha N. Blain - Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Living on Earth
Biden Infrastructure and the Environment, Phthalates Linked to Premature Death, Author Richard Powers, and More

Living on Earth

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 51:19


The multi trillion dollar budget reconciliation bill working through Congress includes billions of dollars to mitigate climate change, improve drinking water safety, and improve resiliency for coastal communities.   Also, a new study finds an association between high levels of phthalate in blood and premature death. These “everywhere chemicals” are linked to elevated risk for cardiovascular deaths for middle-aged Americans.   And Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Powers on his new book, Bewilderment, about a father and son struggling to survive as the damaged planet does the same. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Texas Ag Today
Texas Ag Today - October 15, 2021

Texas Ag Today

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 22:57


The cotton crop is running behind schedule both here in Texas and nationwide. Beef exports set a record in August, and that's great news for Texas cattle producers. Congress recently passed an extension of the WHIP+ program. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

The Punch Out with Eugene Puryear - Your Daily Socialist News Hit

 On Today's Episode of the Punch Out:Congress Doesn't Care What You Think, Capital Gains and Racism, Some Notable (un)Employment Trends. 

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show: Phone Users Anonymous

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 129:04


Today on Boston Public Radio: Rep. Katherine Clark discusses President Joe Biden's spending plan, including the importance of childcare funding, and updates listeners on the state of Democratic negotiations. Clark is assistant house speaker and represents the Fifth District of Massachusetts. Then, we ask listeners about their thoughts on vaccine mandates in Massachusetts and the politicization of vaccines, as New Hampshire residents push back against public health efforts. Sue O'Connell talks about Texas' child welfare agency removing resources for LGBTQ youth from its webpage, and an upcoming walkout by transgender Netflix employees over Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special. O'Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News, as well as NECN's political commentator and explainer-in-chief. Shirley Leung breaks down latest proposals to address the crisis at Mass. and Cass, and tells the story of a woman from New Jersey who drove north to look for her son there. Leung is a business columnist for The Boston Globe and a Boston Public Radio contributor. Andy Ihnatko talks about how iPhones can now track location even when turned off, so that the Find my iPhone feature can locate the device. He also discusses bipartisan efforts in Congress to bar tech companies from giving preferential treatment to their own products. Ihnatko is a tech writer and blogger, posting at Ihnatko.com. We end the show by asking listeners for their tips on tackling phone addiction.

The Dispatch Podcast
Former Congressmen Burn Down the House

The Dispatch Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 65:02


Former Rep. Dan Lipinski, Democrat from the Chicago area, and Reid Ribble, Republican from Wisconsin, join Sarah and Steve about how Congress works or doesn't work, rather. The two former elected officials highlight the failures of the House of Representatives with troubling personal stories and insights. Fair warning, this conversation is as distressing as it is informative. Plus, stick around to hear what the Wisconsinite and Illinoisian think about this weekend's Packers vs. Bears game.  Show Notes:  “The House of Representatives Is Failing American Democracy” - Lipinski in The Atlantic  “Confessions of a pro-life Catholic Democrat in a divided nation” - Lipinski in America Magazine  Dan Lipinski's website “Daniel Lipinski on Common-Good Republicans” - First Things Podcast Reid Ribble's Twitter See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Diane Rehm: On My Mind
What The Debt Limit Debate Says About Dysfunction In Congress

Diane Rehm: On My Mind

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 45:30


Congress expert Norman Ornstein on what the debate over the debt limit says about dysfunction in Congress, and his ideas for how to fix it.

The Cory Truax Show
EP274: You're Not Life's Main Character, And That's GREAT News / The Lesson from Chappelle's Special

The Cory Truax Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021


On This Episode:REACTION TO DAVE CHAPPELLE'S COMEDY SPECIALChappelle is taking fire from alphabet soup lobby, and he's taking it well. He also spoke important truth in that special about the actual dominant force in the culture. You can often tell who is in charge of any given organization/culture by determining who you are NOT allowed to joke about. Chappelle's special is revealing that truth.YOUNG PEOPLE AND "MAIN CHARACTER ENERGY."I found out there's a phenomenon on social media among the younger set, urging them to be the main character of their lives. The Christian message has a true, liberating, and invigoration response to that message. We're all invited into a much bigger story than our own -- and it's an epic one at that.REGULATING SOCIAL MEDIAI tend to be against any regulation, but these 25 years of social media are giving us information now that might require action. I'll work through the options.AN ECONOMICS DEBATE WITH DEEPER MEANINGI recently listened to two left-of-center folks debate these giant spending bills Congress is considering. One gentleman aptly explained the consequences of spending and taxes on inflation, wage depression, and employment. The other debater basically said, "but sad things are sad, so I want to spend money, so maybe I won't be sad anymore."It's a good lesson in HOW to think instead of WHAT to think.

Active Towns
Starting with the Green Parts w/ Victor Dover

Active Towns

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 75:16


Show Notes:This episode has been produced as a video with some rich visuals, so to get to the full experience click on this linkLanding page for this episodeThis episode has been produced as a video with some rich visuals, so to get to the full experience click on this linkVictor Dover made the move from Alexandria, VA to Miami to co-launch the firm Dover, Kohl & Partners Town Planning with his business partner Joe Kohl some 34 years ago. Victor is a charter member of the Congress for the New Urbanism and has worked for many public agencies, developers, and citizen groups to create appropriate methods of land development regulations.The two main inter-related themes Victor presents in this episode are when planning a community, start first with the “green parts”, the parks, greenways, and parkways and then shape the rest of the city around these accordingly and second, street design is the thing we can least afford to get wrong. It becomes obvious how these two themes are intimately related when we consider that our streets should be traffic-calmed people-oriented places, featuring beautiful tree canopies, frequently referred to as the lungs of the city.And speaking of street design, that happens to be the title of the fabulous book Victor co-wrote along with John Massengale seven years ago and the truly big, breaking news is that Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns will be coming out as new, completely refreshed second edition in 2022. Here's the first edition link if you can't wait and want to get the original, which is highly recommended.We also discuss the need to make our streets safe and inviting for “All Ages & Abilities” across all mobility modes drawing inspiration from Dutch cycling network design and from public spaces in Copenhagen and other beloved cities in Europe as well as historic places right here in the United States such as Alexandria, VA, Charleston, SC, and even Buffalo, NY.We talk about normalizing the act of riding a bike to carry our everyday activities by creating environments that are comfortable for everyone through the implementation of protected and separated infrastructure paired with ultra-low speed shared spaces.Additional Helpful Links:Dover Kohl YouTube Channel – for an entire series of brilliant guidanceBarnes Dance or Pedestrian ScrambleCities Aren't Loud, Cars Are Loud - NJB videoDesigning Cities by Starting with the Green Parts - Frederick Law OlmstedThe Underline TrailLudlam TrailEast Coast GreenwayMiami Dade Parks Foundation - #LiveAParkLife National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA)Missoula Montana Downtown Master Plan and the Dover Kohl UpdateBenton MacKaye - helped pioneer the idea of land preservation for recreation and conservation purposesGabe Klein - a good on article about GabeIncremental Development AllianceRoss Chapin: Pocket Neighborhoods - Our Episode featuring Ross and our award winning video on Pocket NeighborhoodsClimate Planner book by Jason KingSteve Wright - a writer advising on issues of accessibilityShow Credits:Audio Production by Active TownsA not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping communities create a Culture of Activity.Creative Commons License: Attributions Non-Commercial No Derivatives 2021Please consider supporting the Active Towns Podcast by making a donation or becoming Patreon PatronTo sign up for our monthly newsletter, scroll down to the form at bottom of our home pageBe sure to check out our video podcasts and other content on our YouTube Channel - and please subscribe!Also, check out our video archive on VimeoYou can reach John Simmerman by email at john@activetowns.orgMusic: Various Logic Pro X mixes by John Simmerman★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Apple News Today
What's holding up federal aid to renters?

Apple News Today

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 7:22


Congress approved $47 billion to pay back rent and prevent evictions. NPR explains why so little of that money has made it to the millions of people who need it. The controversy over jokes about transgender people in Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special is reaching a critical point. Bloomberg lays out some key facts. Supply-chain issues are still causing problems for the automobile industry. Car and Driver reveals how the car shortage is so bad that dealers are putting unfinished vehicles on the lot just to fill space. A shredded Banksy painting sold for $25.4 million, a record. Quartz reports on how a surprise move by the mysterious artist to destroy the work wound up making it far more valuable.

BPC Podcast Channel
Episode 80: BPC Weekly

BPC Podcast Channel

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 27:03


On this episode of BPC Weekly, host Luci Manning goes behind the scenes on Congress' debt limit negotiations with CQ Roll Call Budget and Appropriations reporter Jennifer Shutt. BPC's Director of the Early Childhood Initiative, Linda Smith, joins later to discuss her team's extensive survey of rural childcare. 

Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News
Facebook's Uncertain Future

Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 39:10


Facebook has once again found itself in the hot seat. Things heated up for the company after a whistleblower shared thousands of pages of Facebook internal documents with The Wall Street Journal and Congress last month. The documents reveal that the company had researched how its apps affect the people who use them—and that Facebook often chooses to put its business interests ahead of the wellbeing of its users. This week on Gadget Lab, we talk with WIRED politics writer Gilad Edelman about the overall impact of the whistleblower's revelations, whether anything will change internally at Facebook, and how plausible it is that even big, sweeping changes to the platform here in the US could fix Facebook's issues overseas.  Show Notes:  Read The Wall Street Journal's Facebook Files series. Read Gilad's story about the Facebook whistleblower. He also wrote about why Facebook is not too big to moderate. Here's Gilad's story about Section 230 (and also our episode of this show about it). And here's how you can permanently delete your Facebook account. Recommendations:  Gilad recommends listening to CDs. Mike recommends the segment from Last Week Tonight about misinformation. Lauren recommends swiping right on dates (the fruit, that is) and also Kara Swisher's Sway podcast, particularly the episodes with Monica Lewinsky and Matthew McConaughey. Gilad Edelman can be found on Twitter @GiladEdelman. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the main hotline at @GadgetLab. The show is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Solar Keys. If you have feedback about the show, or just want to enter to win a $50 gift card, take our brief listener survey here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Vox's The Weeds
The home care fight in Congress

Vox's The Weeds

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 45:38


Joe Biden has proposed a landmark $400 billion expansion of funding for home and community-based services (HCBS), the part of Medicaid that funds support services for older adults and people with disabilities living at home rather than in institutions. But with Congress fighting over which of Biden's priorities to cut to appease moderate Democrats, that proposal could be in peril. Mia Ives-Rublee is a longtime disability rights activist who helped organize the Women's March in 2017 and now serves as director of the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center for American Progress. She spoke with Vox's Dylan Matthews about how HCBS works now, and how Democrats' plans for additional funding would change it. References: Biden's home-based care plan, explained Polling suggests funding for home care is quite popular "How Could $400 Billion New Federal Dollars Change Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services?" The House Energy and Commerce Committee proposal on HCBS Better Care Better Jobs Act state-by-state fact sheet The Urban Institute's report on strengthening long-term care services Investing in Home Care and Early Childhood Educators Has Outsize Impacts on Employment Hosts: Dylan Matthews (@dylanmatt), senior correspondent, Vox Credits: Sofi LaLonde, producer & engineer Libby Nelson, editorial adviser Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts Sign up for The Weeds newsletter each Friday: vox.com/weedsletter   Want to support The Weeds? Please consider making a donation to Vox: bit.ly/givepodcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Up First
Friday, October 15, 2021

Up First

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 12:33


FDA advisors are unanimous in endorsing more COVID-19 vaccine boosters. A former high-profile Trump advisor is first to face criminal contempt proceedings in Congress for defying Jan. 6 attack investigators. And three white men go to trial next week in Georgia in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was shot while jogging.

Morning Wire
Friday | October 15, 2021

Morning Wire

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 14:39


A record number of Americans quit their jobs, the Biden administration warns of a growing supply chain crisis, and Congress eyes a Global Minimum Tax. Get the facts first on Morning Wire.

KCRW's Left, Right & Center
Biden has 99 problems and the ports back logs are just one

KCRW's Left, Right & Center

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 50:29


The Port of Los Angeles will now be running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, under a new plan announced by President Biden. Right now his administration is juggling a lot of problems that are weighing down voter confidence in his presidency: supply chain logjams, rising inflation, a slowing job market and gridlock in Congress. The persistent list of problems now 10 months into Biden's first term runs counter to the “return to normal” message he successfully ran on when he beat then-President Trump in 2020. But is the president being proactive, or is he opening himself up to blame for problems plaguing the entire global supply chain that are mostly out of his control? This week, we bring on special guest Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report to talk about what voters want from the economy and the president right now. Some Americans are feeling a lingering sense of unease, as the country continues to face labor and goods shortages tied to the pandemic. Meanwhile, Congressional Democrats still can't come to an agreement to pass Biden's domestic agenda. How does political polarization affect the way voters think about the administration's handling of the economy? We discuss. Next on the show: Redistricting is underway as we head into next year's midterm elections. As was the case 10 years ago, Republicans have an advantage because they control more state legislatures, while some Democratic states, like California, have put redistricting decisions in the hands of independent commissions. But how many seats could Republicans realistically pick up next year through redistricting alone, especially since demographic changes in some major swing states would seem to favor Democrats? A hotly contested gubernatorial election in Virginia next month could give us some clues. Also, what the heck is ‘bacon-mandering'? Then: our panel discusses vaccine mandates and religious exemptions, specifically among Catholics. The Catholic Church's official position is that getting vaccinated is morally permissible, but sincerely held religious beliefs should be honored as a valid basis for exemption. As vaccine mandates become more commonplace, how does society negotiate those tensions? Finally: Why adults need to stop making Halloween sexy, and why the “woke” Fed is really just doing its job.

Mises Media
Why Congress Should Default on its Debt

Mises Media

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021


Washington politicos want to keep the debt going up at breakneck speed forever. But the responsible thing to do is refuse another increase to the debt ceiling and force a partial default. Politicians hate that idea because default would make it harder to spend trillions in deficit spending. Be sure to follow Radio Rothbard at Mises.org/RadioRothbard.

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
DAY 268: Former President Clinton hospitalized in California

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 43:14


The 42nd president's spokesperson says he is “on the mend.” Back in Washington, the Jan 6 Committee has begun the referral process to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after he defied the Select Committee's subpoena. The other three Trump allies had their depositions postponed. And an FDA advisory panel is recommending Moderna boosters for some people. Eugene Daniels, Kimberly Atkins Stohr, Barbara McQuade, Don Calloway, Mark McKinnon and Dr. Vin Gupta all join.

Walk Me Through It with Kyle Kilkenny
"Principles Matter" in the Post-Trump Era (w/ Carlos A. Ball)

Walk Me Through It with Kyle Kilkenny

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 56:05


Kyle sits down with Rutgers Law School's very own Distinguished Professor of Law Carlos A. Ball to discuss Professor Ball's newest book, Principles Matter: The Constitution, Progressives, and the Trump Era   (Oxford University Press, 2021).  The two discuss many topics, including progressive activism, separation of powers, federalism, the First Amendment, and how our current Congress's abdication of legislative powers isn't healthy for our democracy.Pick up a copy of Principles Matter, ISBN: 9780197584484, online or at your favorite bookstore.This episode is for educational and entertainment purposes only.Walk Me Through It was created by and is hosted, edited and produced by Kyle Kilkenny. Follow Kyle on Twitter, Instagram, & TikTok @kylejkilkenny!New episodes every other Friday! Please follow, subscribe, rate and review wherever you listen!If you have a question, comment, topic or guest request for the show, email Kyle at kylejkilkenny@gmail.com.To support the show and to keep it ad-free, visit buymeacoffee.com/kylejkilkenny. Supporters will be listed in the episode description!Co-Produced by Patrick Johnson.Our Creative Consultant is Chris Dollesin.Theme Music by Stephen Smith.Special Thanks:Alexa-- for her accompaniment, love and grace.Carl from Buy Me a Coffee for supporting the podcast!My parents, Kerry & Ken-- for giving me life and some podcast equipment.All of you-- for listening!Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kylejkilkenny)

2020Talks
2021Talks - October 15, 2021

2020Talks

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 3:01


Environmentalists have high hopes for President Biden at an upcoming climate summit, a bipartisan panel cautions against court packing, and a Trump ally is held in contempt of Congress for ignoring a subpoena.

Battleground Wisconsin
Labor strikes back against corporate America

Battleground Wisconsin

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 45:44


We talk about the latest COVID surge in Wisconsin and update the status of the stalled Build Back Better plan in Congress. Will the new alliance between moderate and progressive Democrats produce generational reform, or will it crash and burn, dooming the Biden presidency? Rebecca Lynch joins us as a guest panelist to take a deep dive into the resurgence of organized labor fighting back across the country against corporate greed and pandemic profterring on the backs of workers. We close by checking in on the election investigation circus train which left the tracks weeks ago, making Wisconsn a national spectacle.

We the People
Should Congress Regulate Facebook?

We the People

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 56:11


Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen recently testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, telling senators that Facebook and Instagram stoke division, harm children, and avoid transparency and any consequences for their damaging effects. Her testimony amplified calls for regulation of the platforms. On today's episode we consider a variety of proposed reforms, whether they would violate any other laws and whether they would be constitutional. Host Jeffrey Rosen is joined by internet law experts Jeff Kosseff of the United States Naval Academy and Nate Persily of Stanford Law School. They also consider why it is so difficult to regulate the platforms as well as the unintended consequences that may arise if they are regulated, and unpack prior cases on free speech that influenced the overall approach to Internet regulation from its very beginning, including the passage of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Questions or comments about the show? Email us at podcast@constitutioncenter.org. Additional resources and transcript available in our Media Library at constitutioncenter.org/constitution.

The Hartmann Report
GROWING NUCLEAR DISASTER HIDDEN IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

The Hartmann Report

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 56:25


You may not have heard about this nuclear disaster brewing in the tranquil Pacific Northwest. Tom Carpenter from the Handford challenge explains this impending disaster may be as destructive as Fukushima. Author of Hiding in Plain Sight Sarah Kendzior opines on her article that Merrick Garland is a mafia state enabler. Plus the deadly secret of the Black Flag GOPers is revealed.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Real News Podcast
Facebook's global outage is the real supply chain threat

The Real News Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 51:04


Facebook had a very bad week last week. First, Frances Haugen, a former product manager at Facebook assigned to the Civic Integrity group, blew the whistle on her past employer, leaking a cache of internal company documents and testifying in front of Congress that the social media giant is knowingly and repeatedly “paying for its profits with our safety.” Then things got significantly worse when Facebook basically disappeared from the internet for 6 hours on Monday, Oct. 4. This was the biggest outage Facebook had experienced since a 2019 crash that took the site offline for over 24 hours. Facebook has said that last week's outage was unrelated to news about the leaks and that it was the result of a routine software update gone horribly wrong. The outage, however, affected billions of people who depend on the suite of applications and services owned by Facebook that went offline, including Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram.While Facebook is back online and the news cycle has largely moved on, it's important to take a step back and examine what these outages tell us about the precariously assembled infrastructure of our digital world, our global dependence on that infrastructure, and the implications of having that infrastructure controlled by private, incredibly powerful, and voraciously profit-seeking entities like Facebook. In this interview for The Real News podcast, TRNN Editor-in-Chief Maximillian Alvarez speaks with writer, commentator, and legal services attorney Sparky Abraham, who wrote a 2020 article for Current Affairs titled “A Series of Tubes: Reclaiming the Physical Internet.”

The Betches Sup Podcast
#573 All Fun And (Squid) Games

The Betches Sup Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 50:34


Alise, Sami, and Amanda break down the upcoming governor's election in Virginia and push back against calling it a “referendum” on Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress. How can we more constructively frame Biden's challenging few months without being so dramatic? Then, Betches Podcast Director Sean Kilby is back to discuss “Squid Game,” the dark Korean series that's become a global phenomenon. Why does the show resonate so strongly at this particular moment? Who were our favorite games and characters? Finally, they debate the show's closing message and speculate about season 2.

The Bulwark Podcast
Ian Bassin: Putting Democracy First

The Bulwark Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 44:12


Our democracy is in a crisis, but there's also a growing movement across the country to join forces to fight for it. Protect Democracy's Ian Bassin joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast. Special Guest: Ian Bassin.

The Experiment
Who Would Jesus Mock?

The Experiment

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 24:46


The satire site The Babylon Bee, a conservative Christian answer to The Onion, stirred controversy when some readers mistook its headlines for misinformation. In this episode, The Atlantic's religion reporter Emma Green sits down with the editor in chief, Kyle Mann, to talk about where he draws the line between making a joke and doing harm, and to understand what humor can reveal about American politics. Further reading: “Who Would Jesus Mock?” A transcript of this episode will soon be made available. Please check back.  Be part of The Experiment. Use the hashtag #TheExperimentPodcast, or write to us at theexperiment@theatlantic.com. This episode was produced by Gabrielle Berbey and Julia Longoria, with editing by Emily Botein and Katherine Wells. Fact-check by Michelle Ciarrocca. Sound design by David Herman, with additional engineering by Joe Plourde. Transcription by Caleb Codding.

Straight Up Chicago Investor
Episode 95: Navigating the Ins and Outs of Affordable Housing

Straight Up Chicago Investor

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 45:03


After being routinely recognized as a successful multifamily broker, Kyle Shoemaker set out to create a rare brokerage that focuses solely on affordable housing. Kyle is a true expert and walks us through the nuances of affordable housing and unique challenges and opportunities presented in this space. Affordable housing can be complicated, which is why so few people specialize in it, but it is a great way to provide a seriously underserved need while sustaining a profitable business. Listen in on how you can dip your toes into this massive market. Connect with Mark and Tom: StraightUpChicagoInvestor.com Email the Show: StraightUpChicagoInvestor@gmail.com Guest: Kyle Shoemaker of Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage Link: Home Landlords Project Based Voucher Link: What Is Section 42 Housing? Link: Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) | HUD USER Link: Promoting the Stabilization of Communities Link: S.1136 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2021 Link: Season 1, Episode 1 - Six Stories Link: Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen: A Law Firm focused on Affordable Housing & Community Development Sponsor: Appeal.tax   Sponsor: Pavelchak Architecture ----------------- Guest Questions How did you get into real estate? 6:20 What is affordable housing? 8:45 Housing based projects in Chicago? 10:15 What are the standards required to keep these contracts? 15:00 Section 42. 16:42 What are the challenges to get into this space? 23:10 How are these buildings marketed? 28:30 Why are there not more of these contracts? 29:30 How do the financials look compared to a conventional multifamily project? 35:00 Where do you see affordable housing going in the United States? 36:45 Wrap Up Questions What's your competitive advantage? 39:00 Advice to get into affordable housing? 39:30 What do you do for fun? 40:24 Self development? 40:45 Network recommendation? 42:25 How can we learn more about you? 42:40 That's our show! Tune in next week! ----------------- Production House: Flint Stone Media Copyright of Straight Up Chicago Investor 2021.

The Lawfare Podcast
Finstas, Falsehoods and the First Amendment

The Lawfare Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 58:14


Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's recent testimony before Congress has set in motion a renewed cycle of outrage over the company's practices—and a renewed round of discussion around what, if anything, Congress should do to rein Facebook in. But how workable are these proposals, really?This week on Arbiters of Truth, our series on the online information ecosystem, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Jeff Kosseff, an associate professor of cybersecurity law at the United States Naval Academy, and the guy that has literally written not just the book on this, but two of them. He is the author of “The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet,” a book about Section 230, and he has another book coming out next year about First Amendment protections for anonymous speech, titled “The United States of Anonymous.” So Jeff is very well positioned to evaluate recent suggestions that Facebook should, for example, limit the ability of young people to create what users call Finstas, a second, secret Instagram account for a close circle of friends—or Haugen's suggestion that the government should regulate how Facebook amplifies certain content through its algorithms. Jeff discussed the importance of online anonymity, the danger of skipping past the First Amendment when proposing tech reforms, and why he thinks that Section 230 reform has become unavoidable … even if that reform might not make any legal or policy sense.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/lawfare. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The FOX News Rundown
As Delta Fades, Have We Turned The Corner On COVID?

The FOX News Rundown

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 27:54


The Biden administration has been contacting state officials and governors telling them to prepare to vaccinate children as young as 5 to 11 next month, expecting an imminent FDA emergency approval of Pfizer's COVID vaccine for young kids. Former Assistant Secretary for Health under President Trump, Admiral Brett Giroir joins to discuss the deadly Delta variant and if there is light at the end of the tunnel.   Democrats are getting ready to make some cuts to their original $3.5-trillion spending package in order to get it passed both houses of Congress after moderate Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) made it clear they would not support the multi-trillion dollar bill. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) joins today to weigh in on the infrastructure and budget reconciliation bill, what needs to be included and if the Biden administration is to blame for the ongoing inflation and labor shortages since he took office nine months ago.   Plus, commentary by FOX News contributor Joe Concha.

Steve Forbes: What's Ahead
Spotlight: What The Fed Can Learn From The History of Inflation

Steve Forbes: What's Ahead

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 3:31


As the Federal Reserve, the White House and Congress play with fire regarding future inflation and economic stagnation, there's a lot they can learn from the history of inflation. Steve Forbes on the seemingly forgotten past of former President Ulysses S. Grant and the crucial role he played in enabling the U.S. to become the most significant economic colossus in history. Can the ghost of Ulysses S. Grant save us from an economic catastrophe?Steve Forbes shares his What's Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Angry Americans with Paul Rieckhoff
136. Jeremy Butler. Extremism in the Military and Veterans Community. Testifying Before Congress via Zoom. Race and the Military. The American Mental Health Crisis. Shatner in Space. Veterans Day 2021.

Angry Americans with Paul Rieckhoff

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 61:35


Fall is here, the leaves are changing, Halloween is just a few weeks away, it's been 10 months since domestic terrorists tried to overthrow our government, and now is still a time to stay vigilant. Because while the world was focused on William Shatner and his trip to space, and on Jon Gruden's inexcusable words that got him fired as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, or on Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, or on the major league baseball playoffs, there was a critical hearing happening in Washington about some of the most dangerous threats to that line that keeps America safe. It was a hearing that some didn't want to happen. They didn't think it was important. They didn't think it was urgent. They didn't think it was necessary.  But it was.  At 10AM on Oct 13, 2021, 10 months after domestic terrorists attacked our Capitol, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs held a hearing entitled, "Domestic Violent Extremist Groups and the Recruitment of Veterans." Most Americans didn't watch it. But it was damn important. And in this episode, we'll dig into why.  It's up to all of us to stay vigilant. Because vigilance is the price of democracy. And one man paying that price is our guest in this episode. Navy Veteran, Navy Reserve Commander, and CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (@IAVA), and one of the most important voices in America: Jeremy Butler (@JeremyButler01).  Our host, national security and political analyst and Army veteran Paul Rieckhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) takes you behind the scenes for candid conversations with top leaders from all backgrounds. It's a bold and blunt perspective you won't find anywhere else on the media landscape. You can support the show and join our dynamic community of listeners by joining the IA Patreon community. You'll get access to events, guests, merch discounts, and exclusive content. And you'll help us keep speaking independent truth to power.  You can also WATCH the full conversation with Jeremy and Paul here. Watch the testimony by Jeremy Butler before the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) here. And learn more about the vital work of IAVA here.  Independent Americans is powered by Righteous Media. On social media or www.IndependentAmericans.us.  Stay vigilant, America.               Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What a Hell of a Way to Die
My Death Machine is Solar Powered feat. Jasper Craven

What a Hell of a Way to Die

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 44:43


Nate is out this week, and Francis speaks with defense journalist Jasper Craven (@jaspercraven) about a recent trend: trying to portray the U.S. military as ecologically concerned--call it ‘military greenwashing' if you'd like. And it turns out, it's not really possible when the military doesn't disclose how much fossil fuel it consumes, not even to Congress. Read Jasper's article here: https://thebaffler.com/latest/greenwashing-the-military-industrial-complex-craven Subscribe to Jasper's substack here: https://battleborne.substack.com/ For more on this topic: https://taskandpurpose.com/gear-tech/military-plan-make-earth-friendly-munitions/ For this week's bonus, This week, Nate and Milo discuss the peculiarly British phenomenon of calling for the Army to be deployed domestically--whether it's to quell a social conflict or fix a logistics issue. They love to call for the Army to be sent in. We get to the bottom of what this means, and why people want it. Get it on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/57234686 *SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* We now have a storefront to sell the patches, buttons, and magnets that we also give out as flair for our $10 tier. Buy some sweet gear here:  https://www.hellofawaytodie.com/shop We have a YouTube channel now -- subscribe here and get sweet videos from us in which we yell in our cars like true veterans: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwlHZpNTz-h6aTeQiJrEDKw You can follow the show on Twitter here: @HellOfAWay Follow Nate here: @inthesedeserts Follow Francis here: @ArmyStrang

The Beat with Ari Melber
Pelosi signals major cuts to Biden spending plan

The Beat with Ari Melber

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 44:13


MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, October 12, and reports on the latest in the January 6th investigation, the filibuster fight, anxiety in the age of the coronavirus, and U.S. policing. Obama vet Chai Komanduri joins.

Sharon Says So
40. Maine: Staying for the Finish with Elsie Larson

Sharon Says So

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 28:50


In this episode, Sharon is joined by Elsie Larson, creator of A Beautiful Mess, to share the story of Senator Margaret Chase Smith, a Maine woman who refused to take no for an answer. Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman in U.S history to hold a seat in both houses of Congress. With nearly 40 years in office, Senator Smith's career is marked with incredible achievements, such as being responsible for the U.S moon landing and being the first woman to run for U.S president. Known for her political courage, honesty and integrity, she is a hero of democracy. Join Sharon and Elsie as they uncover the remarkable story of Margaret Chase Smith and why she gave Maine - as well as the rest of America - so many reasons to be proud. For more information on this episode including all resources and links discussed go to https://www.sharonmcmahon.com/podcast