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Nov 18, 2022

Emile, Helen, Sohrab, and Micah discuss Trump's big presidential announcement at Mar-a-Lago. Plus, missiles fall in NATO territory in Poland, and GOP senators join with the Democrats to codify gay marriage.
 
Picks of the week:
 
Micah: Prostitutes in the Temple, Carmel Richardson
Helen: Just Like Home, Helen...


Nov 11, 2022

It's an all-midterms episode this week. Emile, Helen, Micah, and Sohrab unpack what we learned from Tuesday's election--and the problems with still not knowing results in key states. Plus, abortion loses big in a number of red states, and the race for 2024 is off and running, with the midterm results changing the...


Nov 3, 2022

Emile, Helen, Micah, and Sohrab unpack what to watch for in Tuesday's midterm elections, assess each side's closing argument, and offer predictions for which party will control Congress in 2023. Plus, the Supreme Court looks poised to rule affirmative action in college admissions unconstitutional, and Jair Bolsonaro...


Oct 28, 2022

Elon Musk finally completes his takeover of Twitter. Emile, Helen, Micah, and Sohrab discuss the implications for the social media platform and our political discourse. Plus, progressives cave to Democratic hawks by retracting a letter that simply suggested a proactive diplomatic push to end the war in Ukraine, and...


Oct 22, 2022

Liz Truss resigns as U.K. prime minister after just 45 days. Emile, Helen, Micah, and Sohrab discuss her failed, unprecedentedly short premiership, and what comes next for British politics. Plus, Stacey Abrams says abortion-on-demand is part of her economic plan, and the CDC adds the Covid jab to its recommended...