I was a guest on NPR’s On the Media to talk about the West Virginia teachers’ strike and the media’s bad coverage of working people. The episode also featured some of my favorite people: Marcy Wheeler [@emptywheel], independent investigative reporter, on decontextualized Mueller scooplets and Elizabeth Catte [@elizabethcatte], historian and writer, on the news media’s narratives […]
Discussing women in the Tea Party movement with Sarah Posner.
Fuck work [11:26] / The economics of prison labor [1:01:50] / Fake news news [1:35:17] / The lessons of Clinton’s loss [2:04:42] / Protecting Hambach Forest [2:35:21] / Trump eats the planet [3:12:19] / The slob doctrine [3:43:32]
Obama’s incoherent Middle East / Moral panic in the 1980s / How to build a stadium / Politicians, not friends / Neoliberalism’s edge / Vaporware by gaslight.
I’ll be joining Angie Coiro for a live recording of In Deep Radio at KALW in San Francisco.
On the evening after T-day (the election of Donald Trump, I should clarify) I chatted with Michal Rozworski about what happened, what laid the groundwork, what comes next. I still felt gobsmacked but tried to sort through some of it for his listeners, who are mostly in Canada. He titled it “Don’t Mourn, Organize!” though I […]
I was on RJ Eskow’s The Zero Hour show to talk about Necessary Trouble.
I talked Necessary Trouble with Nicole Sandler of the Nicole Sandler show as part of the preview run-up to the Miami Book Fair–I’ll be there next month.
Our guest, the protest journalist Sarah Jaffe, calls attention to the people who are really still feeling the squeeze—of anti-Keynesian austerity and casino capitalism, for example—in her new book, Necessary Trouble.
Truthout calls Sarah Jaffe’s new book, Necessary Trouble: Americans In Revolt, “one of the most essential books of the year.” John Shuck, host of the new KBOO program, Beloved Community, talks with Jaffe about her description of a new activism that has arisen since the crash of 2008.