We've got Professor Nicole Fabricant from Towson University to discuss what's going on in Bolivia. We talk about Evo Morales' flawed but decent record, the source of right-wing authoritarian sentiment, and the military coup that displaced him. Enjoy!

Her book Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced can be found here.

Today we've got Ezra Levin, co-author of the book We Are Indivisible (along with his wife Leah Greenberg) to talk about how he fell, by his own account, ass-backwards into leading a national political movement. We discuss the nature of political organizing in the online age, what objectives Indivisible is focusing on, and what lessons others might learn from them. Enjoy!

We have on Nicholas Buccola to talk about his book The Fire Is Upon Us, which is a history of the famous debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley. We discuss why Baldwin whipped Buckley so handily, how Buckley's rhetoric of racial resentment and anti-democratic views continue to hold sway on the right, and more!

You can watch the debate here, and find Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor's book From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation that was mentioned here.

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We've got Professor Matt Karp of Princeton on to discuss his new Catalyst article on "The Mass Politics of Antislavery," his first preview of a new book on the history of the 1850s that is in progress. Then we turn to the debate about Bernie, Warren, and the upper-middle class, starting with another article: "A Socialist Party in Our Time?" by Abbott and Guastella.

Check out his book This Vast Southern Empire here.

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Today we've got Heidi Sloan, a DSA member who is running for Congress in Texas' 25th district. We chat about what got her into politics, what it's like running as a DSA member, what is most important to her about politics, what attracted her to the People's Policy Project's Family Fun Pack, and more. (PPP has also endorsed her candidacy.) Enjoy!

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Today we've got Professor Harvey Kaye on to discuss his upcoming book Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again. We discuss how many of the grim realities of American reality and history are totally at odds with our founding values and aspirations -- but also how on many occasions Americans have made serious efforts to live up to them, and changed this country for the better. Enjoy!

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