Political system of the United States of America
As Joe Biden gears up for his trip to Glasgow for the Cop26 summit, Senator Joe Manchin continues to try to water down the reconciliation bill, which as it stands includes transformational provisions to stem the adverse affects of the climate crisis. Joan Greve and Oliver Milman look at the potential fallout for the world if Manchin gets his way. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
Tina and Hillary cover former US Army Colonel James C. Hiett and the Columbia Eagle Incident. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep94notes).
Two Democrats are holding up the passage of President Biden's infrastructure bill. Also there is much attention to the January 6 riot at the Capitol, the investigating committee goes forward with subpoenas and Contempt of Congress citations for the refuseniks.
This week Jonathan Freedland speaks to Jessica Taylor, of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter. The pair discuss what the off-year gubernatorial elections coming up in a few weeks might tell us about Democrat and Republican chances in next year's midterm elections. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
Hillary and Tina cover the assassination of Dekalb County, GA police officer Derwin Brown and former Brockton, MA police chief Richard J. Sproules. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep93notes).
Welcome to an episode with Tim Higgins. Get Tim's new book here: https://amzn.to/3BiHWai Tim Higgins is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He writes about tech and auto companies, mostly about Apple and Tesla. You can see him regularly on CNBC as an on-air contributor. Prior to this, he worked for Bloomberg News as a writer for Businessweek magazine. Throughout his career of covering big businesses and US Politics, he has won multiple Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Inc. (SABEW) Awards, has received an honorable mention from Loeb Awards, and has been a five-time finalist for the Livingston Awards. POWER PLAY: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century. Tim Higgins: https://amzn.to/3BiHWai Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever possible (if you purchase items listed above using our affiliate links, we will get a bonus).
A look back at the official photographs of Obama's presidency shows his skill at conjuring a sense of pride and possibility – but today his victories seem narrow indeed. By Blair McClendon. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod
The US Senate has reached a deal to extend the debt ceiling until early December, which narrowly averted an ‘economic catastrophe'. But is this the end? Or will the crisis just re-emerge a few weeks from now? And can the Democrats finally agree on two separate major spending bills? Jonathan Freedland discusses this with Joan E Greve. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
After a set of leaks last month that represented the most damaging insight into Facebook's inner workings in the company's history, the former employee behind them has come forward. Now Frances Haugen has given evidence to the US Congress – and been praised by senators as a ‘21st century American hero'. Will her testimony accelerate efforts to bring the social media giant to heel?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
In 2013, American foreign reporter Evan Osnos relocated to Washington DC after a decade away from the US. He set out to investigate the state of the nation, not from the power base of Washington politics, but through the lens of three places close to his heart: Greenwich, Connecticut; Clarksburg, West Virginia and Chicago, Illinois.
Todd opens the show with 2 interviews; first he is joined by David Boaz the Executive VP of the Cato institute to speak on the libertarian institution and the importance of libertarian ideals among the vicious political climate we find ourselves in. Then, Todd is joined by British Historian and Colombia Professor; Adam Tooze to speak on his perspective of US Politics and COVID protocols from his lens as someone from Europe and living around the EU as an adolescent. Tune in weekdays 2-6 PM EST on WTIC Newstalk 1080 ;or on the new Audacy app! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tina and Hillary cover the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and Operation Sea Spray. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep92notes).
Beowulf speaks with David Daley about gerrymandering and the critical importance of eliminating this undemocratic practice from the United States now, while Democrats have control of the House.
This week a rush of new stories and allegations came out about Donald Trump with the publication of two new books. Jonathan Freedland talks to Richard Wolffe about why it's important to keep talking about the former president. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
Hillary and Tina cover Judge Jack Tarpley Camp Jr. and former Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep91notes).
Bruce Shapiro on yet another possible government shutdown, how the military use and misuse social media and facing the opposing problems of malnourishment and obesity across the warming globe.
Jonathan Freedland hosted a special Guardian Live event where he spoke to the former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. As the US commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the pair talked about her memories of the day, given she was the senator for New York at the time; how US politics has changed since then; and whether or not retaliation by American forces has made the US and the world a safer or more dangerous place
This week, Joe Biden spoke to the UN General Assembly for the first time as president. After watching him oversee a disastrous exit from Afghanistan and sign up to a controversial nuclear submarine deal with the UK and Australia, Jonathan Freedland and Dr Leslie Vinjamuri discuss how the world views Biden. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
Tina and Hillary cover current Congressman out of Tennessee, Scott DesJarlais and the assassination of Judge Richard Daronco. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep90notes).
Once cast as rivals from opposite sides of the political divide, Boris Johnson and Joe Biden appear to have smoothed over differences and become, as one US TV journalist described them, 'peas in a pod'. Diplomatically there are signs that the US and UK are becoming closer. There's the nuclear sub deal with Australia and America's allowing double-vaccinated tourists from Britain back in. But there are also divides. Afghanistan is one. A post-Brexit trade deal is another. We speak to analyst Julie Norman, from UCL's Centre for US Politics, and ask her what' really going on between Boris and Biden? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
You're in for a treat! This is the first episode in our special Housing Changemaker Series in partnership with Up For Growth. Up For Growth is an incredible national pro-housing organization and they're hosting a conference featuring amazing pro-housing voices from all over the country. We had the great opportunity to sit down with several of the speakers and give you a preview of what will be discussed in more detail during the conference. The conference starts on September 21 and is all online. Tickets are free, grab yours here! https://go.upforgrowth.org/UFG2021YIMBY This episode, Laura Foote sits down with Dr. Akilah Watkins who is President and CEO for the Center for Community Progress, America's nonprofit leader for turning “Vacant Spaces into Vibrant Places.” They are a resource for urban, suburban, and rural communities seeking to address the full cycle of property revitalization. Her career's work has focused on helping people, communities, and local and federal government drive impactful reform for key issues including land banking, property vacancy, childhood obesity, community health, and economic development. Follow Dr. Akilah Watkins on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrAkilahWB Learn more about the Center for Community Progress: https://communityprogress.org/ Learn more about Up For Growth: https://www.upforgrowth.org/ Learn more about YIMBY Action (become a member in September and get a free Legalize Housing shirt!): https://yimbyaction.org/join
In 2008, many of Barack Obama's supporters hoped he would bring the global war on terror to a close. Instead, he expanded it – and his successors have done nothing to change course. By Samuel Moyn. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod
Jonathan Freedland hosted a special Guardian Live event where he spoke to the former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. As the US commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks last weekend, the pair talked about her memories of the day, given she was the senator for New York at the time; how US politics has changed since then; and whether or not retaliation by American forces has made the US and the world a safer or more dangerous place. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
After a very comedic first-half (loaded with madness and voices), Dane, a self-proclaimed "left-libertarian," continues his attempt to pluck a cancer out from his own side of the aisle. He reads an excerpt from The Economist's new series "The Illiberal Left," shares his disdain for the Language Police, and asks members of both political wings to attack authoritarianism from within their own camps. PS: Giving "woke corporations" control of our language rights... what could go wrong?Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/danecurley)
Hillary and Tina cover the Stono Rebellion and former staff member to US Senator Maggie Hassan, Jackson Cosko. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep89notes).
On Thursday night, the US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the US Justice Department would launch a federal lawsuit against Texas over the extreme abortion law that the state introduced last week. Jonathan Freedland speaks to Moira Donegan about what all of this means for Roe v Wade. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
Tina and Hillary cover Operation Boptrot and former CIA operative Valerie Plame. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep88notes).
Bruce Shapiro on the latest in US politics, journalist David Jenkins on his new book about former Indonesian President General Soeharto and fashion activist Maxine Bédat on the life and death of a pair of jeans.
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Hillary and Tina cover the Battle for Blair Mountain and former US Congressional Candidate from New Hampshire, Gary Dodds. For show notes and links to our sources, please click here (https://themuckpodcast.fireside.fm/articles/ep87notes).