#402 : A still divided Congress

Election Results. The President under the microscope. A still divided Congress … and a labor wave.

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With the midterms behind us, will the President finally be held accountable for his actions? And as over 800 union members get elected to office… what do they want? Plus, Bill Press on the historic wins for women.


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David Corn

The midterm election was widely seen as a referendum on President Trump. Journalist David Corn says that if nothing else, this election makes is possible for Congress to do what it is supposed to do … hold the Executive Branch in check.

Chris Garlock

A record number of labor-endorsed union members claimed victory in the midterms.  Union organizer Chris Garlock tells us how they did it and what it may mean.

Bob Bland

Bob Bland, founder of The Women’s March joins  Bill Press to talk about the women who will change the way our nation is governed.

 

Jim Hightower

Putting traumatized immigrant children out of sight.


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#401 : Why “No” is not enough.

The movement for economic justice in America, and the fight for everyone to have a say.

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This week, “good news” from the frontlines in the battle for voting rights. Plus … an agenda for change. Why progressive Democrats will not settle for just “stopping Trump.” And what women running for office are doing to be part of that change.


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Miles Rapoport

Miles Rapoport has spent his career fighting for American democracy

He says that as we face one of the most concentrated efforts in recent history to limit the right to vote  … activists are fighting back and making a difference.

Roger Hickey

Roger Hickey is a veteran activist for economic justice.

In this encore interview, he says that people are energized by a new vision of  America’s future, and progressive Democrats are ready to make it happen.

A’shanti Gholar

Coming up, A’shanti Gholar takes Bill Press through the new landscape of women in public office.

Jim Hightower

Beware of the Real Gremlins This Season


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#400 : Voting for our Future.

Why climate change demands political change. plus how an education wave is fueling support for a blue wave. And Marc Morial of the National Urban League joins the Bill Press Show to talk about voter suppression what it will take to make sure every citizen has the opportunity to exercise their right to vote.

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This week, science advocate Carolyn Weinberg charts a path to avoid climate catastrophe .. and it begins with a vote. Education advocate Jeff Bryant tells us why a record number of educators are running for office, and what they want. Plus … what will it take to shut down voter suppression? Marc Morial joins the Bill Press show.


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Caroline Weinberg

Caroline Weinberg is community organizer, educator, writer, and advocate for the future of our planet. She says that a new report on climate change makes an unequivocal demand.  We need every elected official to commit to action, and it’s up to every voter to make sure they do.

Jeff Bryant

Jeff Bryant has written extensively about the intersection of education and politics. He says that a movement that began with teachers’ walkouts has turned into an a record number of educators running for office and fighting for the future of public schools.

Marc Morial

Coming up, Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League talks with guest host Sabrina Siddiqui at the Bill Press show about the impact of voter suppression and the fight to stop it.

Jim Hightower

A bawdy house of bad right-wing ideas


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#399 : Money and Politics Gone Wrong.

Pulling back the curtain on the president’s tax fraud, and the destructive influence of “dark money” in campaign finance. Plus … why the GOP is to blame for a soaring deficit.

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Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston gives us his read of the New York Times report on the Trump’s family taxes. And filmmaker Kimberly Reed documents the truth on how American elections are bought and sold. Plus …what will Republicans do about a ballooning budget deficit? Matt Fuller of the Huffington Post joins Bill Press.


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David Cay Johnston

Earlier this month, the New York Times published a bombshell investigation into Donald Trump’s finances and the many tax schemes he used to enhance his wealth. David Cay Johnston has been reporting on Donald Trump since the 1990s and has done exceptional reporting on the President’s taxes himself …  including a release of Trump’s 2005 tax return. He says the New York Times has created a roadmap on how to investigate the President … if the Democrats win the House in November.

Kimberly Reed

Kimberly Reed’s newest film, “Dark Money”, is a powerful expose of the influence of anonymous donors in political campaigns.  She says growing up in Montana gave her a front row seat to the corrupting influence of money in politics and the perfect setting to tell that story.

Matt Fuller

Matt Fuller of the Huffington Post tells Bill Press why Paul Ryan is defending deficit spending.

Jim Hightower

Front porch politics


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