The Agenda: Friday May 22, 2015

Today’s Agenda 

  • TPA passes Senate hurdle.
  • Six Baltimore police officers indicted by a grand jury for the murder of Freddie Gray.
  • Boy Scouts president calls for ban on gay adults to be lifted.
  • Patriot Act and NSA

Guests

  • Robyn Swirling – Digital Organizer at Action Network.
  • Angela Peoples – Co­Director at GetEQUAL.
  • Sam P.K. Collins – Health Reporter, Think Progress
  • Thomas Drake – Former Senior Executive at the NSA turned Whistleblower

The Agenda: Thursday May 21, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • TPP
  • Oil pipeline spill in CA
  • Nebraska votes to repeal death penalty

Guests

  • Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
  • Emily Crockett – Federal Policy Reporter, RH Reality Check
  • Jesse Berney – Senior Editor, Blue Nation Review
  • John Becker – Activist/Journalist/Consultant

The Agenda: Wednesday May 20, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • Los Angeles raises minimum wage to $15/hr
  • USA Freedom Act on Senate floor
  • TPP

Guests

  • Jamelle Bouie – Staff Writer, Slate
  • Zoe Carpenter – Asst. Washington Editor, The Nation
  • Chuck Rocha – President, Solidarity Strategies
  • Eddie Vale – Vice President, American Bridge

The Agenda: Tuesday May 19, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • President Obama limits Pentagon weaponry to local police
  • Senator Warren’s trade report

Guests

  • Albie Sachs – South African Lawyer, Judge, Activist
  • Tony Woods – US Army Veteran and Former White House Fellow
  • Heather Cronk – Co-director, GetEQUAL
  • Chris Talbot – Founder and President, Talbot Digital

The Agenda: Monday May 18, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death for Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Can Bernie Sanders win?
  • SLUT, a play that looks at the impact of slut-shaming and victim-blaming on teenagers.

Guests

  • Katie Cappiello – Director/Writer, Slut the Play.
  • Kay Steiger – Senior Editor, Think Progress.
  • Lacy Crawford – Communications Director, Social Security Works
  • Asher Huey – Progressive Activist and Organizer

The Agenda: Friday May 15, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • Jeb Bush’s evolving views on Iraq
  • MOVE bombing in Philadelphia in 1985
  • Russ Feingold running for Senate

Guests

  • Jason Osder – Director, Let the Fire Burn and Professor, George Washington University
  • Sabrina Stevens – Executive Director, Integrity in Education
  • Joe Sudbay – President, Sudbay Strategies

The Agenda: Thursday May 14, 2015

Today’s Agenda

  • Funding for Amtrak
  • USA Freedom Act
  • 20-week abortion ban

Guests

  • Michael Morell – Former Deputy Director, CIA and Author, The Great War of Our Time
  • Christopher Chambers – Professor, Georgetown
  • Samantha Lachman – Reporter, Huffington Post
  • Neil Sroka – Communications Director, Democracy for America