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<p>Edition #888</p>
<p>Today we continue to look at the effect of money in politics and follow the campaigns you can support that are actively working to reform the system</p>
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<p>Edition #887</p>
<p>Today we take a look at the state of poverty in America and some ideas of how to address it</p>
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<p>Edition #811</p>
<p>Today we look at some of the reasons why rich people have a tendency to be some of the worst people on the planet and how their actions make things worse for everyone, including themselves.</p>
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<p>Edition #828</p>
<p>Today we look at what benefits there are in having a death penalty (none) and which elements of it are fundamentally unjust (all)</p>
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<p>Edition #886</p>
<p>Today, after weeks of discussing the wrongful deaths of unarmed citizens at the hands of brutal policing policies, the illegal and immoral systematic torture of prisoners carried out in our names and the inescapable reach of rape culture infused in our society, we&rsquo;re finally ...
<p>Edition #885</p>
<p>Today we take a look at the fallout from a badly reported case of rape at a UVA frat house. Rolling Stone seemed to be trying to help but with a completely upside-down approach of how to expose the problems of rape culture, compounded by one journalistic blunder after another, ...
<p>Edition #884</p>
<p>Today we take a look at the recently released Senate torture report and attempt to give guidance on how it should and should NOT be received</p>
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<p>Edition #883</p>
<p>Today we take a look at the economics of energy and the implications for the climate. Turns out the pressure to create a clean energy future is making that future a good bet for investors</p>
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<p>Edition #882</p>
<p>Today we take a look at the systemic failures, both institutional and psychological, that continue to make injustice the norm throughout our justice system</p>
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<p>Edition #881</p>
<p>Today listen and learn from those most deeply effected by the pattern of deaths of black men and women as they talk through their grief and anger</p>
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<p>Edition #880</p>
<p>Today we take a look at the fact that the divisions in our media consumption are creating perspectives of the world which are utterly unrecognizable to one another</p>
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<p>#796</p>
<p><span>Turns out there's a whole lot of stuff wrong with our food supply, including cows eating shit. Like they don't already have it bad enough.</span></p>
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<p>Edition #879</p>
<p>Today we take a look at some of the underlying problems with capitalism and their repercussions</p>
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<p>Edition #878</p>
<p>Today we take a look at how the fight against money in politics is going in the wake of the 2014 election and where it&rsquo;s going looking forward</p>
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<p>Edition #877</p>
<p>To day we take a look at the election to see what went right, what went wrong and why. Plus, how to fix the problems for the future.</p>
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<p>Edition #876</p>
<p>Today we take a look at why street harassment, from the most vile to the most seemingly innocuous, is holding back the fight for equality and making half the population feel like targets for abuse</p>
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<p>Edition #875</p>
<p>Today we take a look at some of the potential environmental fallout of the recent US elections</p>
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<p>Edition #874</p>
<p>Today we examine the fallout of the discussion between Bill Maher, Sam Harris and Ben Affleck on the subject of Islamic extremism. Turns out it&rsquo;s complicated.</p>
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<p>Edition #873</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at the ways the Republican Party has been working to suppress voter turnout to benefit their electoral chances while claiming to be stopping voter fraud which basically doesn't exist</p>
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<p>#839</p>
<p><span>Today we look at the biggest fundamental problem with American politics and a couple of the biggest plans to fix it</span></p>
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