February 5, 2017

Arthur Lupia on why most voters are so ignorant. Jeff Hauser on presidential ethics. And Bill Press interviews DNC chair candidate Tom Perez.

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Political scientist Arthur Lupia explains why most people are ignorant about political issues and why Democrats fail to provide quick and easy answers. Ethics advocate Jeff Hauser runs down the astounding number of Trump’s conflicts of interest. And Tom Perez, candidate for chair of the DNC, tells Bill Press the party needs to knock on doors at the state and local level.

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Arthur Lupia

Political scientist Arthur Lupia, an expert on voter ignorance, says most people want quick and easy answers to their problems.

Jeff Hauser

Jeff Hauser is executive director of the Revolving Door Project and he says what we don’t know about Trump’s massive conflicts of interest is more important than what we do know.

Tom Perez

Bill Press interviews Tom Perez, who is running to become chair of the DNC.

Jim Hightower

Why is George Orwell’s “1984” a bestseller again?

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January 29, 2017

Melvin Goodman on Trump’s dangerous national security ploys. Susie Linfield warns progressives it’s time for a little humility. And Bill Press interviews Democratic strategist Brad Woodhouse.

Melvin Goodman spent 42 years in government service as an intelligence analyst. He says Trump’s disparagement of the CIA is incredibly dangerous. Susie Linfield, a journalism professor at NYU, says progressives have to learn to fight Trump without demonizing his supporters. And Democratic strategist Brad Woodhouse tells Bill Press that the centers of Trump opposition will be the Senate, Democratic attorneys general, and the courts.

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Melvin Goodman

Veteran intelligence officer Melvin Goodman says Trump’s belittling of the CIA and other agencies is “incredibly dangerous” for national security as are his top appointees.

Susie Linfield

Professor Susie Linfield says progressives must learn from the Civil Rights Movement how to oppose Trump without hating his supporters.

Brad Woodhouse

Bill Press interviews Democratic strategist Brad Woodhouse about where the party can best muster opposition to Trump.

Jim Hightower

Why so many people loath Congress.

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January 22, 2017

Populist icon Fred Harris says the Democratic Party needs to rebuild from the ground up. Republican Mike Ussery puts his faith in Congress to do the right thing. And Bill Press interviews Pete Buttigieg, a candidate for DNC chair.

Fred Harris, once the chair of the Democratic National Committee and the leading populist in America, says the party must rebuild from the ground up. Republican ex-diplomat Mike Ussery says Vladimir Putin is playing a weak hand very strongly. And Bill Press interviews Pete Buttigieg, a darkhorse candidate for chair of the Democratic National Committee.

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Fred Harris

Fred Harris, once called the godfather of populism and a former chair of the DNC, urges the party to rebuild from the bottom up with all its interest groups pulling together.

Mike Ussery

Mainstream Republican foreign policy expert Mike Ussery wonders whether the system will modify Trump’s style or whether the president will be a wrecking ball taking destruction to the outer limits.

Pete Buttigieg

Coming up, Bill Press talks DNC politics with Pete Buttigieg, who is running to become party chair.

Jim Hightower

What’s being taught at Koch Kollege?

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January 15, 2017

Gene Stone on how to survive Trump … Jeff Hauser on Trump’s Cabinet appointees. And Bill Press interviews Michael Wilner of the Jerusalem Post.

The book on Donald Trump is already out. Author Gene Stone has written “The Trump Survival Guide,” advice for living through what we never thought would happen. Anti-Trump activist Jeff Hauser says Jefferson Beauregard Sessions the Third is the most appalling Cabinet selection in history. And Bill Press talks about Trump’s policy toward Israel with Michael Wilner of the Jerusalem Post.

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Gene Stone

“Everybody has to do something,” says author Gene Stone, who has written “The Trump Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living Through What You Hoped Would Never Happen.”

Jeff Hauser

Jeff Hauser, a leader in the opposition to Trump’s Cabinet appointees, says the new president thinks his Electoral College victory gives him a mandate for hiring the most unqualified people to run the government.

Michael Wilner

Bill Press talks foreign policy with Michael Wilner of the Jerusalem Post.

Jim Hightower

The new founder.

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