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The Supreme Court Accelerates The Fascism | Weekender Teaser

The Muckrake Political Podcast

Release Date: 07/02/2021

Tracing Colin Powell's Mistake To The Political Mess We're In Now show art Tracing Colin Powell's Mistake To The Political Mess We're In Now

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With the news that former Secretary of State Colin Powell has died due to complications from covid, co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss in depth his legacy - with mostly memorable moments of historical importance framed around one huge mistake he made in selling the Iraq War to the UN Security Council. They then pull apart more of what motivates Joe Manchin to behave more like a Republican day by day. To support the show and access additional content, including the weekly Weekender episode, become a patron at  

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The War Over Fences show art The War Over Fences

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Nick Hauselman is out and about, leaving Jared Yates Sexton to fly solo once more. For this Patron-exclusive episode, Jared uses the Right Wing "war on tech" to explore the history of civic society and how authoritarians are salivating over the prospect of using the internet to retake power and institute a neo-feudal state wherein they control power without challenge.   To access the full-episode and support the pod, head on over to 

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Why AT&T Created OAN show art Why AT&T Created OAN

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Co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the revelation that AT&T, in all its corporate wisdom, decided to create one of the most radical right wing news stations. They also dive into the psyche of the anti-vaccine, anti-mask, anti-everything right wing to understand what motivates them. To support the show and access additional content, including the weekly Weekender episode, become a patron at  

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The Debt Ceiling Sham show art The Debt Ceiling Sham

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To access the full episode, additional content, and support the podcast, become a patron at   It's a special Weekender a day early since it's Jared's 40th birthday! Jared and Nick discuss the precipice the country is on with its finances, who is to blame, and why it's such a political football. Plus the outrage over Lee Greenwood being taken off the National Council On The Arts (Womp Womp). 

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If Facebook Crashes, Does The World End? show art If Facebook Crashes, Does The World End?

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Co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the effect the Pandora Papers have had on the world, considering how many wealthy people intentionally hide their money all over the world- including South Dakota. They then turn their focus on Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin, two senators hellbent on holding up the process of passing Joe Biden's agenda. To support the show and access additional content, including the weekly Weekender episode, become a patron at  

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WEEKENDER PREVIEW: The Senate and Neoliberalism in Crisis show art WEEKENDER PREVIEW: The Senate and Neoliberalism in Crisis

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To access the full episode, additional content, and support the podcast, become a patron at   Nick Hauselman is out of town, so Jared Yates Sexton flies solo in this Weekender episode, going deeper into Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema's opposition in the Senate, detailing the history of neoliberalism and how its crisis is holding us all hostage, and checking in on some truly horrendous exploitation in Vietnam.

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Pete Dominick On The GOP's Willingness To Default The Gov't show art Pete Dominick On The GOP's Willingness To Default The Gov't

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Co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman welcome back Pete Dominick of the Stand Up! with Pete Dominick Podcast to discuss the debt ceiling and whether the Republicans will force a government shutdown to own the libs.

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Haitian Refugees Cause GOP To Advance White Replacement Theory show art Haitian Refugees Cause GOP To Advance White Replacement Theory

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To access the full episode, additional content, and support the podcast, become a patron at   Jared and Nick expand upon the Haitian crisis both at the Southern border and in Haiti itself, which is remarkable in that it touches upon so much of the fear and anger rooted in the GOP itself.

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Turns Out Trump Was Crazier Than We Thought show art Turns Out Trump Was Crazier Than We Thought

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Co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the bombshell reporting from Bob Woodward and Robert Costa's new book, detailing a mini-coup from JCOS Milley and Vice President Pence's ol' college try to overturn the election. To support the show and access additional content, including the weekly Weekender episode, become a patron at  

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How Capitalism Breaks The Planet: Kate Aronoff show art How Capitalism Breaks The Planet: Kate Aronoff

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To access the full episode, additional content, and support the podcast, become a patron at   Jared and Nick host Kate Aranoff, author of Overheated: How Capitalism Broke the Planet--And How We Fight Back, to discuss how the nature of our monetary system is set up to destroy the environment.

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Re-Listen to last night's live show, as Jared and Nick discuss two big decisions handed down from the ultra-conservative Supreme Court. They shift to the mafia-stylings of the Trump Organization and what the indictment of Alan Weiselberg means to Donald Trump. To finish off the show, they take a bunch of questions from the live audience.