Gilda Daniels and Myrna Peréz: The Voting Hour

InDeepRadio_AngieCoiro_201010F Show #271 | Guests: Gilda Daniels and Myrna Peréz | Show Summary: Angie’s guests tackle the many obstacles to our most precious freedom: access to the ballot box. Donald Trump has convinced many voters not to trust the Post Office with their ballot, and overseen destruction of mailing systems. Gerrymandering is the norm across the country. And a rising number of poor districts and neighborhoods of color report hours-long voting lines. Angie’s guests: Gilda Daniels is the author of Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America; she’s a former Deputy Chief in the U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Voting Section. She served in both the Clinton and Bush administrations and is currently a professor of law at the University of Baltimore Law School. Myrna Peréz heads the Voting Rights and Elections Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. She has testified before Congress and several state legislatures on a variety of voting rights related issues. She is...
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InDeepRadio_AngieCoiro_201003F Show #270 | Guests: Prof. William Howell and Prof. Terry Moe | Show Summary: Donald Trump, elected in a populist uprising, has eschewed the normal conventions of politics. But the idea of what’s “normal” needs to be examined in its own light. For example – “normally”, laws are drafted in Congress and sent to the President for signature. What if that were a two-way street? What if the President could propose legislation for Congress to approve?  William Howell is the Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago; he’s the Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics at the university’s Harris School of Public Policy.  Terry Moe is at Stanford University, where he’s the Wm Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.  Together they’ve created an audacious proposal: what if we looked at the reality of “normal” politics – deadlocked, partisan, vulnerable to the worst of populist instincts – and...
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InDeepRadio_AngieCoiro_200926F Show #269 | Guest: Robert Reich | Show Summary: What if the Left/Right divide were more distraction than destruction? Economist and academic Robert Reich says the real threat is the wealth divide. Runaway economic injustice can spell the end of democracy, while we’re busy hating each other over social divides. We talk about his latest book, and the Netflix documentary Saving Capitalism.  Robert Reich has immersed himself in the US economy for decades. He served in the administrations of three presidents: Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton. He was on Barack Obama’s transition team of advisors. He’s a prolific book author, beginning in 1982 with Minding America’s Business. His latest was released earlier this year: The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It.  Reich is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. He co-founded the American Prospect, where he serves as chairman....
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InDeepRadio_AngieCoiro_200919F Show #268 | Guests: Dr. Joseph Pierre, Dr. Nancy Rosenblum | Show Summary: Q-anon; the Bill Gates vaccine plot; 911 truthers: this week’s In Deep is an escorted dive into the murky world of conspiracies. What mental processes lead to belief in Q-Anon, or chemtrails, or vaccines as a corporate plot? With more conspiracies gaining ground – what’s the effect on democracy? Joseph Pierre is with the UCLA School of Medicine; Harvard’s Nancy Rosenblum is the co-author of A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy. They’ll walk us through understanding, coping with, and compensating for conspiracy theorists in America....
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Dan Partland: Unfit – The Psychology of Donald Trump

InDeepRadio_AngieCoiro_200912F Show #267 | Guest: Dan Partland, director and producer | Show Summary: The American people divide into three groups. One group is certain there’s something deeply wrong and deeply dangerous with Donald Trump. A second group is concerned but unsure. The third group of our citizens cannot be persuaded that he’s a danger to our lives and country. This hour won’t do much for that last group. But for groups one and two, a new documentary will be of deep interest: Unfit: the Psychology of Donald Trump. Angie talks with the show’s director and producer, Dan Partland.  Dan is a Multi-Emmy winner of documentary and non-fiction TV, whose work includes series such as A&E’s Intervention, The Sixties on CNN, and American Race with Charles Barkley for TNT. Dan’s work also includes landmark films of the independent cinema such as the feature documentary A Perfect Candidate along with Sundance winners Welcome to The Doll House and The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack....
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Occupy Healthcare. June 30 2012 Hour 1

   Rick Cohen, writer for the Nonprofit Quarterly, shares how the Affordable Care Act impacts nonprofits. Jason Rosenbaum, writer for the Seminal, explains the SCOTUS upholding of the Affordable Care Act. Catherine Crier, author of Patriot Acts, discusses how she was supposed to be the headline speaker at Continental Congress 20 but unfortunately the convention lacked funding. Julia Alford Fowler, from Occupy Philly, talks about the Occupy National Gathering. Plus, Buttercup (GottaLaff) joins us for her weekly Laffy Raw....
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Bitter Seeds: Interview with documentary director Micha Peled. June 30 2012 Hour 2

Angie is joined by Micha Peled founder of Teddy Bear Films and the director of the Globalization Trilogy a 12-year-long project about the production-consumption chain that is constantly shaping lives worldwide. Peled talks specifically about Bitter Seeds, the final film of the trilogy. Bitter Seeds displays Monsanto's destruction of India s agricultural communities. Using diverse interviews ranging from Monsanto execs to the farmers and their families. Every 30 minutes a farmer in India kills himself....
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Truth. June 23 2012 Hour 1

  Patrick Garofalo, writer for Think Progress talks about how JP Morgan receives government subsidies. And, the GOP budget will favor the rich and raise taxes for the middle class, and how this will effect the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. CFTC Representative Barb Bynum Donondaga, Michigan House of Representatives, proposed stricter vasectomy rules in response to the ant-ichoice action in Michigan. Darcy Burner, Congressional candidate in Washington s 8th District, talks about how her keynote turned into a crowd cheering for abortions. Plus. Buttercup (GottaLaff) joins us for her weekly Laffy Raw. GOP Financial Services chairman admits Wall Street watchdog is underfunded as Republicans cut its budget. JP Morgan Chase gets 14 billion per year in government subsidy study....
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Victory: Effective Activism. June 23 2012 Hour 2

    Spocko, blogger for Spocko's Brain, talks about his battle with Golden Gate Park, the bookburning hoax in Troy, Michigan. and the fake Shell Oil party which spawned the Shellfail. Aaron Krager, freelance writer for The Political is Personal, explains why we need to stop Change.org from supporting corporate education like Students First....
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Low Power FM, Alternative to Corporate Media. June 16 2012 Hour 1

     Tristen Mayes,  Host/Content Director of KDEE 97.5FM, shares his expereince running a LPFM station. Pete Tridish,  co-founder of Radio Mutiny and the Prometheus Radio Project, talks about why LPFM is better than corporate programming, and Vanessa Graber, Community Director for the Prometheus Radio Project, shares how you can get LPFM on the air AZ Limo LLC. Plus, as always, Angie s demented sidekick Buttercup (GottaLaff) describes the news as seen through her corkscrew lens....
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