In The Fifth Risk, Lewis portrayed Donald Trump as a man totally ignorant of and disinterested in the actually functioning of the federal government. The book’s title refers to the potential catastrophe that an administration fails to plan for and prevent.
Miami Dade County Judge Steve Leifman and Norm Ornstein on Judge Leifman’s remarkably successful Jail Diversion Program, which saves lives and big bucks. An inspiring, feel-good story about changing the lives of our society’s most vulnerable.
Dr. Wen is an emergency room physician, professor at GW School of Public Health, and former Public Health Commissioner for Baltimore under two mayors. The second, who was recently sentenced to 3 years in prison, is arguably crazy, giving her unique insight into the dilemma that Fauci and Birx face…
The former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama speaks with clarity and common sense about how virus economics are different than normal economics.
This week on The Al Franken Podcast, one of the earliest and most outspoken critics of Trump’s mishandling of the pandemic, Andy Slavitt, reviews its tragic consequences and where we go from here.
Turns out food is important. Andrew Zimmern, host and producer of MSNBC’s new series, What’s Eating America talks about the intersection of food and health, immigration, climate, and addiction – including his own harrowing journey to sobriety and grace.
This week on the Al Franken Podcast, documentarian Alex Gibney presents a cautionary tale, Citizen K, the story of Russia’s slide into totalitarianism under Putin and the fall of a principled billionaire oligarch who spends ten years in a Siberian prison. If only he had the podcast to pass the…
In a time of an international health and economic crises, it’s good to have a POTUS who can be trusted by the world community. Instead, we have a grifter with an entire family of money-grubbing, lying grifters.
This week, Dahlia Lithwick of Slate, Ian Bassin of Protect Democracy and I discuss Trump’s sickening lurch toward autocracy post-impeachment with the cooperation of Bill Barr.
Career Intel Officer Malcolm Nance, who first disclosed that Russia hacked the 2016 election, makes the case that Donald Trump has been a Russian asset for decades. Scary, but fun! With a cast of characters that include such lowlifes as Roger Stone and Paul Manafort, Nance tells us how Putin,…