The Muckrake Podcast is the political podcast that promises to dig deeper. Political analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman tackle the news of the day but go beyond the stale and tired narratives to provide historical context and alternative perspectives, all to bring a little order to chaotic times.
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It’s been a busy week in the world of politics and analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman needed an extra podcast to cover it all. Lev Parnas went on TV and spelled out the specifics of the Ukraine Shakedown, Republicans have all but admitted Trump’s crimes, and the president is as unhinged and dangerous
Political analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss Donald Trump’s reckless warmongering with Iran, the administration’s incoherent explanations, and how the Presidential Election of 2020 could not only unseat Trump but begin the process of healing the country.
Donald Trump is threatening to commit war crimes. The administration has no plan and no plan to even attempt a plan. Political analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the madness of warmongering, the tumultuous history of US/Iranian tensions, and the frustration of being at the whims of a demagogue.
Political analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman cover the breaking news that the US government has assassinated Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian general, and moved America one step closer to all-out war. They discuss the implications, the risks, the madness that’s unfolding by the second.
With a vote on impeachment looming, political analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the shortcomings of political coverage, including the role spectacle has played in creating the crisis and how partisan media has manifested a dangerous alternate reality.
William Barr’s interview with NBC News on the IG Report into the Trump/Russia investigation was so bad and so dangerous analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman had to break it down in a special, bonus episode. Barr plays unbelievable games with the truth, runs interference for Donald Trump, and hints at possible prosecutions of
Political Analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman dive into the Trump Administration’s burying of the IG Report on the Russian Collusion investigation, Bill Barr’s willful disrespect for the law, and the history of the war on education and experts that conditioned the Republican base to become a cult in the thrall of Donald Trump. Then,
In the second episode of the Muckrake, analysts Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton tackle billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s assertion that China isn’t a dictatorship, define the moment as a post-political crisis, discuss how Ronald Reagan and neoliberalism laid the path for our current economic system, Joe Biden’s self-destruction, and imagine a way out of this
The Muckrake Podcast gets off to a rolling start as political analysts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the madness of the Republican Party, misinformation campaigns, manufactured conspiracy theories, and the fact that American politics aren’t quite what they seem.