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.
Editor of The Appeal: Political Report expands on the latest results in Iowa following a recanvass.
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.
At a town hall in Newton, Iowa, Sen. Bernie Sanders responded to what he says are new attacks on him from President Donald Trump.
Team Rising describes the emerging fight between Bernie and Trump and the latest Ipsos/Reuters polling.
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 why Biden’s case to the electorate is stuck in the past.
Saagar Enjeti argues about the fakeness behind Left Twitter’s outrage over Senator Sanders endorsing Cenk Uygur.