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Oh The Places We Won't Go: Weekender Preview

The Muckrake Political Podcast

Release Date: 03/05/2021

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The Muckrake Political Podcast

To access the bonus Weekender episode on Fridays, unlock exclusive content, and support the show, become a patron at   Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the new jobs report and why it appears workers don't want to work, getting into the actual benefits the government provided (mostly designed by the Trump administration), and the real motivations behind it. They also talk about the situation in Israel and how that could lead to crises across the globe.

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*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   Jared and Nick discuss the way local Arizona republicans are investigating the ballots from the 2020 presidential election. They then pivot to the republican canceling of Liz Cheney for having the temerity to speak the truth about the January 6th Insurrection. Sprinkled in is a little discussion about a new term Nick invented: Capitalistic Democracy, and how it's the money that governs everything.

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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.   To access the bonus Weekender episode on Fridays, unlock exclusive content, and support the show, become a patron at  

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*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   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 that had taken root in this country for many decades. Rudy Giuliani comes up as well, and what the early morning search warrant means for his future as a free man. 

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Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton talk about the Right's violent need to continue living in a fantasy of white supremacy and American exceptionalism and bring on the one and only Wajahat Ali to get to the bottom of their self-immolation.   To unlock exclusive content, including the Weekender shows on Friday, become a patron a  

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*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   Jared, suffering the effects of the 2nd vaccine shot, plays his "Flu Game" as he and Nick discuss the right's reaction to the Derrick Chauvin trial as well as Tucker Carlson's full blown White Supremacist chrysalis state, as he leads the entire republican party into a new era.

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The culture war feels like it's going from cold to hot as Republicans try and resurrect the antisemitic America First Movement, attack so-called "Cultural Marxism," and intensify violent, apocalyptic rhetoric. Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman break all this down and welcome Greg Sargent of The Washington Post to discuss these disturbing trends.   To support the show and access additional content, including the Weekender Episode on Fridays, become a patron at  

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*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   Jared and Nick have a frank discussion on policing in America in the wake of the Adam Toledo shooting in Chicago. Plus, they dissect what it is the Republicans are embracing considering the usual tropes don't seem to hold as much weight anymore. To wrap up, they discuss what they're watching - with Jared pronouncing the show he's watching now is one of the best things he's ever seen on TV.

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Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the recently released report from the National Intelligence Council which predicts over the next 20 years what might happen to governments around the globe. They also bring in the same report from 1992 to add historical context to trace the path we're on and whether the Great American Experiment is a failure. To unlock even more great content, subscribe to the Muckrake Patreon:  

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*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   It's the weekend, hence another Weekender - as Jared and Nick pull apart more details of the Matt Gaetz Pleasure Train. The thread pulls us to Tucker Carlson's despicable takes on trans people, and they finish up discussing what they're watching, including a documentary whose goal was to identify the Q in Q Anon.

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