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Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton check in on the Arizona Presidential Recount where things are going smoothly and there is certainly nothing at all suspicious or alarming happening. That dovetails into a discussion of the remaining threat of antidemocratic activities and our inability to really deal with the horror of the Trump presidency.
*This is the first 15 minutes of our weekly Patreon series The Weekender* To access the full episode, additional content, and support the podcast, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast Jared and Nick dissect Joe Biden’s speech in front of Congress and how historic it truly was, considering his willingness to poke holes in Republican ideology
Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the latest grievance by the Right – how corporations recognize the game of sounding progressive in order to maintain market share, while the GOP threatens to punish them with legislation for daring to speak up.
Jared and Nick discuss the canceling of Dr. Suess and how it represents a bigger political ploy by the Republicans to avoid actual governing. Find out the lastest conspiracy theory Nick has regarding Mitch McConnell potentially stepping down before his term is over, and Jared’s fascination with a new online game. To subscribe and listen
As we read reports of Donald Trump pitching a military coup over the weekend, Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss whether this situation is as serious as it sounds, plus the growing grip of QAnon and what might have laid the ground work for its popularity.
Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the torque that exists in many of the Republicans’ positions that tend to act in opposition to each other. Plus, they break down how Republicans vote as acts of faith, preferring candidates who believe in their policies without them actually doing anything to achieve them.
Nick Hauselman is fresh off his vacation and has been immersing himself in Right Wing media for nearly a week. He joins co-host Jared Yates Sexton to report the fever-dream madness on the Right, the conspiracy theories they’re floating, and the psychological toll of consuming these lies.
Author Dr. Mary Trump joins the Muckrake Podcast to discuss her book Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created The World’s Most Dangerous Man, the dysfunctional beginnings of the authoritarian president, and the threat of rising fascism in the United States.
Justin Poulin of Celtics Stuff Live appeared on Dome Theory Podcast to catch up with Bobby Manning and recap the Celtics loss to the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. What fundamental flaws with the team popped up, and how will the Celtics address them going forward? How did Justin, who covered Doc Rivers during
As Donald Trump declares liberal cities “anarchist zones” and threatens to defund them, Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the political maneuver and damage it could cause, as well as the growing mess that is the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
Excerpts from Bob Woodward’s new book have revealed Donald Trump knew the coronavirus was deadly and highly infectious. Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman convene to discuss this infuriating revelation, what it means for a President of the United States to murder his own people, and just how troubling it is that Woodward sat on
Donald Trump has shown time and again that he can’t care about anyone or anything but himself, but this latest news that he’s continually referred to veterans as “losers” and “suckers” is shocking even by his standards. Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman break down how broken Trump is as a person and politician and