THE AGENDA: FRIDAY AUGUST 28, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • 10 years since Hurricane Katrina
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Democratic primary

Guests

  • Larry Lessig — Harvard Law Professor, Political Activist and Candidate for President.
  • Dave Jamieson — Labor Reporter for The Huffington Post.
  • Nathalie Baptiste — writing fellow at The American Prospect.
  • Tracey Ross — Director of the Center for American Progress’s Talk Poverty Team and host of Talk Poverty Radio.

The Agenda: Thursday August 27, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • Roanoke, Virginia shootings
  • Mass shooting study
  • Would more lobbying improve America?

Guests

  • Adam Lankford –  Criminal Justice Professor, University of Alabama
  • George Zornick – Washington Editor,  The Nation
  • Alexis Goldstein – Communications Director, The Other 98% and Co-host, Humorless Queers

The Agenda: Tuesday August 25, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • Iran Deal whip count
  • Black Monday

Guests

  • Jared Bernstein – Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Christopher Chambers – Professor/Lecturer, Georgetown University
  • Kate Sheppard – Senior Reporter and Environmental Editor, Huffington Post
  • Kristian Ramos – Outreach at Inclusion Matters

THE AGENDA: AUGUST 24, 2015

Today’s Agenda

Guest Host: Drew Courtney — Communications Director, People for the American Way.

  • Iranian Nuclear deal.
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Biblical Economics
  • Mistrial in Kerrick manslaughter case.

Guests

  • Ben O’Keefe — Social and Cultural Producer at MoveOn. 
  • Kathleen Turner — Actor, Activist, Board Member at People For the American Way and Planned Parenthood Federation of America Board of Advocates.
  • Peter Montgomery — Senior Fellow, People For the American Way & Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches.
  • Bridget Todd — Political strategist. 
  • Carlos Sanchez — Coordinator of Political Campaigns, People For the American Way. 
  • Caroline Stuart-Freas — Progressive Strategist. 

THE AGENDA: AUGUST 21, 2015

Guest host: Drew Courtney – Communications Director, People for the American Way.

Today’s Agenda

  • Immigration and birthright citizenship
  • Julian Bond
  • Climate change and people of color
  • New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina
  • Unions

Guests

  • Asher Huey — DC based activist and organizer.
  • Heather Booth — long time social justice activist & founder of the Midwest Academy.
  • Lia Parada — Director of Legislation and Policy, Alliance for Citizenship.
  • Malik Washington – Executive Director and CEO of The William Kellibrew Foundation. 
  • Erikka Knuti — Democratic Strategist. 
  • Chuck Rocha-  Democratic Strategist & President of Solidarity Strategies. 

THE AGENDA: AUGUST 20, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • Hunger strike in protest of Rahm Emanuel’s education policies.
  • Hillary Clinton’s policies on crime.
  • Military expanding its inclusion of women.

Guests

  • Jitu Brown — National Director w/Journey for Justice Alliance.
  • Jess Levin — Communications Director at Making Change at Wal-Mart.
  • Tony Woods – US Army veteran and former White House fellow.