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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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<p>Edition #872</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at the conscience-shocking ways that conservatives are politicizing the news of very few cases of Ebola in the US</p>
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<p>Edition #871</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at some of the larger forces at play that change the way we think about and structure our education system</p>
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<p>Edition #870</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at a variety of ways that (mostly) men attempt to police the actions and choices of (mostly) women, causing nothing but damage as a result</p>
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<p>Edition #869</p>
<p>Democrats will not save you until the system is fixed</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at why no faith should be put in the Democratic Party to fight for progressive goals and how we can go about reforming the system to make all politicians responsive to their constituents</p>
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<p>Edition #868</p>
<p>Questioning capitalism</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at the big picture of the paradigm we live in and the priorities we take for granted, then question them all</p>
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<p>Edition #867</p>
<p>Mind the coverage gap</p>
<p><span>Today we take a look at the progress of the states adopting the medicaid expansion option created by the Affordable Care Act, what&rsquo;s happening to those who continue to reject it and, as always, we get a reminder of what we really need to ...
<p>Edition #866</p>
<p>The People&rsquo;s Climate March</p>
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<p>Edition #865</p>
<p>Today we look on in horror as the media once again leads us to war and we examine the underlying reasons why the media will continue to fail us</p>
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<p>Edition #864</p>
<p>The definition of insanity</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at the problem we&rsquo;ve made worse in the Middle East and why we can&rsquo;t fix it</p>
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<p>Edition #863</p>
<p>Fighting the tide of lost freedoms</p>
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<p>Edition #862</p>
<p>Today we take a look at violence against women, both physical and political</p>
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<p>Edition #829</p>
<p>The evil that we deplore</p>
<p><span>Today we&nbsp;check out a rerun episode with particular relevance to today.</span></p>
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<p>Edition #861</p>
<p>There are more reasons than you should need to oppose it</p>
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<p>Today we see that literally no matter what angle you look from, the death penalty is impossible to be in favor of</p>
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<p>Edition #860</p>
<p>Understanding how we got here</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at some of the historical contexts of racism and how those structures are still functioning today</p>
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<p>Edition #859</p>
<p>Momentum on our biggest problem</p>
<p>Today we bask in the rare glow of hope, cautious optimism and barely-perceptible progress on the problem of money in politics. Hooray!</p>
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<p>Edition #858</p>
<p>The fight for fundamental equality</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at some of the fights being waged, setbacks and successes of the abortion rights movement</p>
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<p>Edition #857</p>
<p>People standing as one</p>
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<p>Today we take a look at some of the reasons we need action on climate change as well as some of the ways people are getting together to fight back</p>
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<p><strong>Ch. 1:&nbsp;</strong>Opening Theme:&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-fond-farewell/id360780889?i=360781122&uo=4&at=1l3v2Xx" ...
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