October 11, 2015

Pulitzer Prize winning military historian David Kennedy talks about the politics of war and relations between the military and their civilian bosses. Bernie Sanders may be attracting a lot of young people, but government professor Jennifer Lawless says they generally show no interest in running for office themselves … EVER! And Bill Press interviews Keith Mestrich — a progressive, that’s right, a progressive banker!


  • October 11, 2015 October 11, 2015 Historian David Kennedy on military-civilian relations … professor Jennifer Lawless on why young people hate politics … and Bill Press interviews progressive banker Keith Mestrich.
  • David Kennedy David Kennedy Military historian David Kennedy says the military industrial complex isn’t what it used to be. And he advocates attaching a specific appropriation to any congressional authorization for the use of force.
  • Jennifer Lawless Jennifer Lawless How do we get high school and college students to harness their do-gooder spirit into elective politics? Professor Jennifer Lawless suggests – video games!
  • Keith Mestrich Keith Mestrich Bill Press and his guest, progressive banker Keith Mestrich.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower "We are writing the rules." Who's "we"?


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September 16, 2012

Democrats run the economy better, Republicans run as Ayn Rand, and a DNC spokesman says, “I’d rather be us than them.”

  • Sept. 16, 2012 Sept. 16, 2012 First, small-business expert Jere Glover finds the economy does better under Democratic administrations. Next, Ayn Rand biographer Jennifer Burns says Rand would not be happy with the Romney-Ryan ticket. Then, Bill Press interviews the DNC's Brad Woodhouse. And Jim Hightower comments on a banker’s plaintive plea.
  • Jere Glover Jere Glover Small-business expert Jere Glover has looked into official government statistics about the economy and, guess what? In Democratic administrations, the economy and business investment are robust. Under Republicans, the economy and business investment go down.
  • Jennifer Burns Jennifer Burns Everyone is talking about the godmother of economic selfishness, author Ayn Rand, now that one of her disciples, Paul Ryan, could become VP. Prof. Jennifer Burns has written a Rand biography, “Goddess of the Market,” and says rather than a dream come true, the Romney-Ryan ticket would be Rand’s worst nightmare.
  • Brad Woodhouse Brad Woodhouse Bill Press interviews Brad Woodhouse, spokesman for the Democratic National Committee.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Jim Hightower's Common Sense Commentary on a banker’s plaintive plea.

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