Krystal and Saagar discuss poll numbers and endorsements of progressive candidate Charles Booker in Kentucky.
Co-Founding Editor of The Intercept Glenn Greenwald blasts the Dem establishment for seeking the bipartisan support of former president George W. Bush for Joe Biden.
Krystal Ball examines Joe Biden’s policy proposals to address racial inequality if elected president.
Krystal Ball discusses the future of the progressive movement after Dem leadership’s repeated rejection of progressive provisions to coronavirus relief bills.
Krystal Ball discusses Mitch McConnell’s priority to confirm as many conservative judges as he can, as the Senator slows coronavirus relief funds to small businesses.
Krystal Ball responds to critics who accused her of treating racism like, „some type of minor policy difference that can just be hand waved away,“ for calling Tucker Carlson, an „independent thinker,“ for being willing to dissent from the Trump administration on immigration policy.
Krystal and Saagar talk about an MSNBC guest who called protestors advocating to re-open the government apart of a, ‚Fox News death cult.‘
Krystal and Saagar discuss former President Obama’s long-awaited endorsement of Joe Biden.
Krystal Ball explains how Obama’s endorsement pushes the left to fall in line and vote for Joe Biden.
Saagar Enjeti discusses how Josh Hawley, other GOP and Dem lawmakers, are working across party lines to push economically progressive policies amid the economic fallout.
Krystal and Saagar discuss Briahna Joy Gray’s retweet of a Tucker Carlson clip that questions if Joe Biden is ready to lead this country.
Host of The Kyle Kulinski Show, Kyle Kulinski, discusses Biden campaign’s weak attempt to appeal to leftists by focusing on cultural norms rather than policy.
Krystal and Saagar discuss U.S. shipments of American-made respirators and ventilators being sold to foreign buyers, Tucker Carlson’s interview with a Florida emergency official that said 3M is selling face masks to foreign countries instead of his state.
Greenwald also noted that proponents of the Patriot Act in the wake of 9/11 had assured civil libertarians the law had a sunset provision. Yet, the law remains in effect nearly two decades later as a “permanent part of our political framework.”
“That is the great concern, how do you temporarily vest power in the hands of the state that might be necessary to preserve these liberties in the long term without simultaneously giving them those powers realistically even if you intend for it to be temporary in a way that becomes permanent?” he added.
Co-founding editor of The Intercept Glenn Greenwald, shares why he and other staunch advocates for civil liberties are more open to government surveillance during the coronavirus pandemic.
Krystal and Saagar take a look at some of Joe Biden’s cringey coronavirus responses on CNN, MSNBC.
The host and founder of The Young Turks Cenk Uygur explains how the establishment and mainstream media has rigged the election for Joe Biden.
The reason everyone obsesses over the wants & needs of moderates is bc they r constantly threatening to vote for the other team/stay home. The party thinks the left will vote for them no matter what so we have 0 power & get treated like crap.
That’s why even though M4A and GND are overwhelmingly popular, voters choose Biden because they believe they must appease those finicky moderates. Progressives and leftists can be endlessly shit on (compared to nazis called toxic etc) bc they assume we will still vote blue anyway
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti evaluate Joe Biden’s victories in Tuesday night’s primaries.
Team Rising assesses Joe Biden’s mental state withstanding the rigors of the campaign trail.
Krystal Ball discusses Elizabeth Warren’s political motives by choosing no to endorse Bernie Sanders.
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With Bernie Sanders poised for a big Super Tuesday, Krystal Ball discusses the Democratic establishment’s panic, Elizabeth Warren’s attacks on Sanders, and whether DNC elites are once again alienating the working class voters they lost in 2016.
Krystal Ball explains how Democrats have abandoned democratic ideals.
People are often confused by our politics and how much we end up in agreement. Ultimately, we have largely different policy prescriptions and beliefs. However, we do share a central diagnosis of the rot in this country, of how we got to this place, and a deep skepticism of power. It’s amazing how far you can get when you start in the same place with a shared understanding of reality. It’s a hell of a lot further than the shallow, fake civility politics that the forces of the status-quo say you must embrace-‚Keep quiet and hold still while they rip you to shreds.‘ We take the opposite view. Speak up. Make people uncomfortable. Don’t let the „experts“ convince you that better isn’t possible.
„These are all people whose power comes from their access to the establishment world — consultants whose grift is based on a certain deal flow from the DNC, et cetera — and they know what you said about they prefer Trump to Bernie — that’s exactly right because they know under a Sanders administration, all of that access and all of that deal flow, all of that is gone and it truly is over for them,“ she said.
Krystal Ball criticizes the behavior of the Iowa Democratic party in releasing partial results.
Team Rising examines the latest polling in the Democratic Presidential Primary.
Hosts Krystal and Saagar take a closer look at their conversation with Chris Hedges on the hypocrisy of the Democratic Party, their discussion with Matt Stoller about remarks Jamie Dimon made at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland earlier this week, and their chat with Kyle Kulinski about brewing „“war““ between the progressive and establishment factions of the Democratic Party.
Krystal went on CNN to talk about Hillary. Here’s how that went
Young Turks‘ Cenk Uygur shares his reactions to the Iowa debate.
Team Rising describes the emerging fight between Bernie and Trump and the latest Ipsos/Reuters polling.
Krystal & Saagar: Pelosi’s impotence on full display with War Power, Impeachment failure
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard lays out her views on the Iran crisis especially with her military experience, and her thoughts on the requirements to qualify for the January debate.
Krystal and Saagar talk about the latest developments in Iran and what it means for U.S.-Iranian relations.
Author Nathan Robinson makes the case for socialism.
Team Rising takes a look at how impeachment will play out in 2020.
Team Rising ponders why the ‚Never Trumpers‘ still think they matter in the Republican party
Saagar Enjeti argues about the fakeness behind Left Twitter’s outrage over Senator Sanders endorsing Cenk Uygur.