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One side effect of our national addiction to Trump’s tweets and other news cycle garbage is that fascinating issues, brilliant books and important debates aren't getting the attention they deserve. With a rotating crew of your favorite Crooked Media hosts, contributors, and special guests, Crooked Conversations brings Pod Save America's no-b.s., conversational style to topics in politics, media, culture, sports, and technology that aren’t making headlines but still have a major impact on our world.
||ExplicitThe World As It Is: Why it was such a big deal President Obama visited Cuba||Ben Rhodes talks to former spokesperson for the United States National Security Council Bernadette Meehan about the diplomacy efforts that went into repairing the U.S. - Cuba relationship and why it was such a big deal when Obama visited.||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe World As It Is: From Russia With Treason||Ben Rhodes chats with Former White House Communications Director Jen Psaki about what they knew about Russian interference in 2016 and the impact it’s having around the world, as part of his series “The World As It Is” for Crooked Conversations.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe World As It Is: Writing for Obama||In a special series for Crooked Conversations, Ben Rhodes takes a deeper dive into some of the issues and themes that he deals with in his memoir "The World As It Is" about his 10 years working as Deputy National Security Adviser to President Obama. In the first of these conversations, Ben talks to Jon Favreau and Cody Keenan about what it was like to write speeches for a president who already had a strong voice.||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat Would Happen If We #AbolishICE?||Julissa Arce is joined by UCLA Law professor Hiroshi Motomura to discuss the origins of ICE, the role it plays in government and whether the movement to abolish ICE is possible. You can read more of Motomura's work in Americans in Waiting and Immigration Outside the Law.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat if your local post office doubled as your bank?||Crooked Contributor Symone Sanders talks to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about how postal banks can protect people from predatory lenders, what the Supreme Court Justice decision will mean for maternal health and what the immigration detention centers at the border are like.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAre unions still relevant?||A conversation between host of Majority 54 Jason Kander and Richard Trumka, the president of AFL-CIO, about the importance of unions and how collective action has increased over the past couple years to help working people.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat does it mean to call America home?||Julissa Arce is joined by poet and activist Yosimar Reyes to discuss what it means to be undocumented and American on the 4th of July.||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhy should we care about non-unanimous jury verdicts?||Pod Save the People host DeRay Mckesson talks to Oregon Representative Jennifer Williamson about non-unanimous jury verdicts and what’s flawed in our judicial system.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan a photo make us care about climate change?||Crooked Contributor Julissa Arce talks to National Geographic photographer Cristina Mittermeier about the role of art in conservation.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWanna listen to part of Dan's new book?||Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer reads an excerpt of his new book "Yes, We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump" out on June 19th and chats with Jon Lovett about the writing process and his favorite moments in the White House.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan Donald Trump be impeached?||Crooked.com Editor in Chief Brian Beutler talks to Harvard Professor Laurence Tribe, co-author of To End a Presidency about constitutional law, the history of impeachment, and whether Republicans have made themselves immune from it.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWill psychology save us?||Jon Lovett talks to Adam Grant, a behavioral psychologist and host of the podcast WorkLife from TED, about how psychology can help us fight groupthink, reach voters, and get politicians to actually agree on policy.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat happens after the protest?||Crooked Contributor Julissa Arce talks to founder of IssueVoter Maria Yuan and co-creator of the Occupy Wall Street protests Micah White about what constituents can do after protests to make lasting change.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat do millennials think about politics?||Crooked Contributor Symone Sanders talks to Harvard’s Director of Polling John Della Volpe and Student Chair Teddy Landis about what the polls tell us about voter participation, gun reform, #metoo, immigration and other key issues.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan RBG do more pushups than you?||Crooked Contributor Erin Ryan talks to Betsy West and Julie Cohen, co-directors of RBG, a new documentary that profiles the life of the great Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow do you do a late night show in the Trump-era?||Host of Pod Save The People DeRay Mckesson talks to Robin Thede, host of The Rundown on BET, about how late-night has changed since Trump became president.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhy are Republicans beating Democrats at the Internet?||Crooked Contributor Symone Sanders talks to Guy Cecil, chairman of Priorities USA, about how Democratic super pacs are investing in digital ads and pulling out of TV, as well as what this means for the midterms in advance of 2020.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan we have medicare for all?||Pod Save America co-host Jon Favreau talks to Andy Slavitt, the board chairman of the United States of Care, and Adam Gaffney, an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and secretary of the advocacy organization Physicians for a National Health Program about what it will take to get medicare for all and what factors need to be considered to get to single payer.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWe have to march for science now?!||A conversation between Crooked Contributor Erin Ryan and Dr. Caroline Weinberg about organizing the March for Science and what the threats to science actually are.||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat does Tony Goldwyn have to do with gerrymandering?||A conversation between Crooked Contributor Symone Sanders and actor and activist Tony Goldwyn about gerrymandering and the importance of state legislatures.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDo facts and reason matter anymore?||Jon Lovett talks with Steven Pinker about the role of honest argument in our politics and what his new book “Enlightenment Now” can tell us about Trump.||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow do we fix the opportunity gap?||A conversation between host of Pod Save The People DeRay Mckesson and Michael Smith, Executive Director of My Brother's Keeper about how they address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhy are teens across America standing up to Congress?||A conversation between Women's March Youth activist Winter Minisee and Crooked Contributor Julissa Arce about how Generation Z plans to stop school shootings.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow safe is our democracy?||Jon Favreau talks to former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power and legal scholar and editor of the new book "Can It Happen Here?" Cass Sunstein about whether or not authoritarianism can happen in the United States.||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAre Republicans rigging elections?||A conversation between host of Pod Save the People DeRay Mckesson and writer Ari Berman about how the GOP is rigging elections through gerrymandering, voter ID laws and dark money.||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan the Civil Rights Movement Save the Country from Donald Trump?||A conversation between Crooked.com Editor in Chief Brian Beutler and civil rights leader Vanita Gupta about the civil rights movement’s resistance to the Trump administration and the threats Trump poses to the rule of law in America.||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat will it take to strike a deal on the most contentious issue in America?||A conversation between Crooked Contributor Julissa Arce and Representatives Pete Aguilar (D-CA) and Will Hurd (R-TX) about bipartisanship in the debate over immigration reform and a look at their bipartisan bill "Uniting and Securing America Act."||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIs there such a thing as a media merger monster?||A conversation between FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and Crooked Contributor Symone Sanders about the Sinclair-Tribune deal and media mergers. Plus, a check in on what's going on with net neutrality!||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat does Mexico think of us?||A conversation between former president of Mexico Vicente Fox and Crooked Contributor Julissa Arce about building a wall, voting Trump out and the U.S.' standing in the word.||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan meditating make you happy?||A conversation between host of With Friends Like These Ana Marie Cox and ABC News' Dan Harris about his book "10% Happier" and finding peace through meditation.||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCan we make peace with drugs?||A conversation between Thijs Roes, a drug policy journalist in Amsterdam, and Pod Save America co-hosts Jon Favreau, Tommy Vietor and Jon Lovett about how The Netherlands dealt with its drug problem.||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow do we reverse the school-to-prison-pipeline?||A conversation between Pod Save the People's DeRay Mckesson and former Secretary of Education John King about the challenges our school systems face, and what to pay attention to in education in 2018.||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWill 2018 be the year of reckoning for #MeToo?||A conversation between Crooked contributors Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco about #MeToo and how to move forward in 2018. Plus, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on the accusations against President Trump and calling for accountability in the White House.||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow did humans shape the idea of God?||A conversation between Ana Marie Cox and Reza Aslan, author of "God: A Human History," about how religion has changed over the years to reflect society.||12/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat comes after the open internet?||Crooked contributor, Symone D. Sanders talks to FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn about net neutrality and what the recent vote to repeal it means for a fair and open internet.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat has Fox News done to America?||A conversation between Gabe Sherman, author of "The Loudest Voice In The Room," and Tommy Vietor of Pod Save America and Pod Save The World about the rise of Roger Ailes and how Fox News has influenced American politics.||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIs Wall Street a necessary evil?||Crooked contributor and former employee of Goldman Sachs Julissa Arce talks to host and creator of The Young Turks Cenk Uygur about Wall Street, regulation and money in politics.||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow can the rule of law survive?||A conversation between Crooked.com Editor in Chief Brian Beutler and former U.S. Solicitor General Don Verrilli about the courts and the administration of justice in the eras of Barack Obama and Donald Trump.||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWill Women Save America?||A conversation between Stephanie Shriock of Emily’s List, Erin Loos Cutraro of She Should Run and Crooked Contributor Erin Ryan about the groundswell of women running for public office in the wake of the 2016 election.||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow dangerous is dark money?||A conversation between Jane Mayer, author of "Dark Money" and Tommy Vietor of Pod Save America and Pod Save The World about the billionaires funding the rise of the radical right.||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow politicized is the NFL?||A conversation between Pod Save America's Dan Pfeiffer and New York Times Magazine's Mark Leibovich about the political environment surrounding the NFL.||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWho determines the Arc of Justice?||A conversation between Pod Save the People's DeRay Mckesson and New York Times Magazine's Emily Bazelon about criminal justice and the role of prosecutors.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhen did breast cancer awareness become a business?||A conversation between Karuna Jaggar of Breast Cancer Action and Crooked Contributor Erin Ryan about the corporatization of breast cancer awareness.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat is the media’s bias?||A conversation with CNN alum Jessica Yellin, Snapchat’s Peter Hamby, and Jon Favreau about the media coverage of the 2016 election.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroduction to Crooked Conversations||With a rotating crew of your favorite Crooked Media hosts, contributors, and special guests, Crooked Conversations brings Pod Save America's no-b.s., conversational style to topics in politics, media, culture, sports, and technology that aren’t making headlines but still have a major impact on our world.||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great Podcast Coming!
I’m rating Crooked Conversations with five stars, without having heard the first episode. All of Crooked Media’s other podcasts are awesome, so this one will be, too!
Saw the post on twitter & subscribed asap. Keep up the awesome pods, guys. End of review.
So excited for this new pod!
- Category: News & Politics
- Language: English
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