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Historian Tim Snyder says Trump is an aspiring tyrant.

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Historian Tim Snyder says Trump is an aspiring tyrant. Sherryl Cashin, a constitutional lawyer and author on legal matters, reflects on 50 years of legalized racial intermarriage. And Bill Press interviews Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro.

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Tim Snyder

Tim Snyder is a historian of tyranny, and he warns it is on our doorstep and offers advice on how to fight it.

Sheryll Cashin

Fifty years after the landmark Supreme Court ruling, Loving v. Virginia, author Sheryll Cashin notes that one out of five couples in the United States today is interracial.  

Rosa DeLauro

Bill Press interviews Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro.

Jim Hightower

Why did Trump back off from his Mexican border tax?

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July 16, 2017

National security expert Richard Clarke says Trump may want Russia to keep interfering in other countries’ elections. Professor Ron Formisano says America has moved from a plutocracy to a kleptocracy. And Bill Press interviews Congressman Dan Kildee about the Trump collusions.

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National security expert Richard Clarke says Trump has no interest in any investigation into Russia. Professor Ron Formisano says America has moved from a plutocracy to a kleptocracy. And Bill Press interviews Congressman Dan Kildee about the Trump collusions.

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Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke saw 9/11 coming, and now he says Trump seems to want Russia to keep interfering in other countries’ elections.

 

Ron Formisano

Historian Ron Formisano says Trump has eliminated the middleman in the long history of political corruption and appointed officials who are themselves the thieves.

 

Dan Kildee

Bill Press interviews Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee about just how serious the Trump collusion with Russia really is.

Jim Hightower

What are the Koch Boys up to?

 

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July 9, 2017

James Forman Jr says black local officials are often the toughest on crime. Jeff Pegues reviews the history of police antagonism toward minorities. And Bill Press interviews civil rights lawyer Ezra Rosenberg on voting laws.

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Law Professor James Forman Jr says it is important to remember that almost all criminal justice decisions are made at the local level – often by African American officials. CBS legal correspondent Jeff Pegues runs down the recent history of black versus blue relations in urban America. And voting rights lawyer Ezra Rosenberg tells Bill Press about the fallacious attempt by a Trump commission to prove voter fraud.

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James Forman Jr

Yale law professor and former public defender James Forman Jr notes that to get elected, African American local officials often are tougher than anyone else on criminal justice issues.

 

Jeff Pegues

Stop-and-frisk procedures are responsible for driving a wedge between local communities and the police, says CBS legal correspondent Jeff Pegues.

 

Ezra Rosenberg

Bill Press interviews civil rights lawyer Ezra Rosenberg about the fallacy of Trump trying to prove voting irregularities.

Jim Hightower

Should lousy, low-wage “jobs” count as jobs?

 

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July 2, 2017

T.R. Reid says it’s time for tax reform. David Callahan explains what the charitable tax deductions mean for philanthropy. And Matt Fuller talks Trumpcare on the Bill Press Show.

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Tax reform is next on Mitch McConnell’s to-do list, and author T.R. Reid says Congress has an opportunity to make April 15 just another sunny spring day. Journalist David Callahan is an expert on the world of philanthropy, and he says charitable giving will never replace government support for worthy causes. And, filling in for Bill Press, Peter Ogburn and Jonathan Levy interview Matt Fuller on Trumpcare.

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T. R. Reid

Tax reform has happened every 32 years, and author T. R. Reid tells us it is time again and how the system could be made a lot fairer. And he exposes another Trump lie, noting that America is one of the most UNDER-taxed industrial nations.

David Callahan

Philanthropy expert David Callahan has studied why rich people give money, and, basically, they want to change public policy in education, health care, and criminal justice.

Matt Fuller

Peter Ogburn and Jonathan Levy interview Matt Fuller on the Bill  Press Show about Trumpcare.

Jim Hightower

Why can’t our economy promote equality and shared prosperity?

 

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