134 "The Universal Basic Income (and a few other things besides)"

#134 - "The Universal Basic Income (and a few other things besides)"

w/ Andrew Yang

Subtitle

Should we be preparing for a Post-Jobs Dystopia or A Post-Scarcity Paradise?

Summary

A discussion w/ entrepreneur and 2020 Democratic Presidential hopeful, Andrew Yang. We explore The Freedom Dividend, Yang's proposal to pay $1,000 per month to every American over the age of 18.

Recorded: 3/6/2019

Published: 3/11/2019

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131 "Jussie Smollett Indicted, Hate Crimes, Hacks in the Newsroom, Bernie"

#131 - "Jussie Smollett Indicted, Hate Crimes, Hacks in the Newsroom, Bernie"

  • Jussie Smollett, Indicted (Kmele Totally Called That Shit)

  • But Then Again, The Whole Gang Totally Called That Shit Too

  • Coast Guard Neo-Nazi would-be terrorist arrested

  • Kmele and Liz Plank on "Reliable Sources"

  • Unreliable hate crime statistics

  • Social Justice Judo

  • CNN Hires Sarah Isgur Flores

  • Bill Moyers, Problematic Icon

  • Bernie Sanders, Front-runner

  • Some Idiot Wrote This

  • Download "Headspace" Today

Recorded: PM 2/20/2019

Published: 2/21/2019

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127 w/ Brian Stelter "The Holy Order of Journalism, Excommunicating Steve King, CNN in *Resistance Mode*?"

127 "The (Syrian) Withdrawal Method, Journalistic Imperatives"

with Guest: Brian Stelter
(Chief Media Corespondent @ CNN) + (Host, “Reliable Sources”)

  • Moynihan Meets Ann Coulter (Again)

  • A Boy and His Blog

  • Authoritarian Storm Clouds

  • The Temple of Journalism

  • Is CNN in Resistance Mode?

  • Grading Trump on a Curve

  • Excommunicating Steve King

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126 “Trump's Fence, Dating Ocasio-Cortez, Shaun King's Crusade”

126 “Trump's Fence, Dating Ocasio-Cortez, Shaun King's Crusade”

  • The Border Fence Shutdown

  • Acceptable Reasons to Dislike AOC

  • Tea Party Retrospective

  • Ellen Met Kevin

  • Jazmine Barnes, Shaun King, and Overconcen

  • Destroying The Weatherman

  • Race Price, New York City Public Schools, and Historical Fictions

  • Human Rights + Angela Davis 

Recorded: 1/9/2019

Published: 1/11/2019

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123 w/ Michael Barbaro and Jody Avirgan "Live at the Comedy Cellar in New York City"

123 "Live at the Comedy Cellar in New York City" w/ Michael Barbaro and Jody Avirgan

Our first live recording; taped at the legendary Comedy Cellar in New York City. Topic: "On Speech Controversies and The State of Journalism After Two Years of Trump."

WITH GUESTS:
Michael Barbaro, "The Daily" (The New York Times)

Jody Avirgan, "30 for 30" (ESPN) and "The Five-Thirty-Eight Politics Podcast” (Five-Thirty-Eight)

Recorded:12/4/2018
Published:  12/6/2018

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122 w/ Kevin Roose “Russiagate Reloaded, Facebook, Google Dragonfly + China”

“Russiagate Reloaded, Facebook, Google Dragonfly + China”(Dispatch #122)

WITH GUESTS: Kevin Roose (Columnist, The New York Times)

  • *Black*Intellectuals

  • Live @ The Comedy Cellar

  • All the Presidents Rogues

  • Nature, Severity, and Consequence

  • Facebook's Peril

  • Google's Dragonfly

  • China's Citizenship Scores

Recorded: PM 11/7/2018

Published: 11/8/2018

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121 “On Anti Racism” w/ Loury, McWhorter, Hughes, Williams, and Foster

Kmele facilitates a wide-ranging conversation on race, racism, and anti-racism.

WITH GUESTS:

Glenn Loury 

  • Professor of the social sciences and economics at Brown University 

  • Host, The Glenn Show @ bloggingheads.tv

Thomas Chatterton Williams

  • Author, "Losing My Cool"

  • Contributing writer @ New York Times Magazine.

  • National Fellow at New America, where he’s completing a new book project about ‘being the black father of white-looking children in Paris’.

John McWhorter 

  • Professor of Linguistics, Philosophy, and Music at Columbia

  • Host, Slate’s "Lexicon Valley" Podcast

  • Writes for the Atlantic

Coleman Hughes

  • Undergraduate Philosophy major at Columbia University

  • Columnist at Quillette

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