This week I'm joined by Taylor, the other co-founder here at The Cable. We discuss the unhinged attacks on Ilhan Omar, new polling on a progressive American agenda, the vacuousness of Mayor Pete, what Finish elections can teach us about today's politics and a segment called The Book Club™ (patent pending) where we talk about books we're reading this week.
The far-right has effectively used memes, or meme magic, or memetic warfare (the list goes on) to subversively push a far-right ideology on otherwise normal people. What are the consequences of this and how do we fight back?
Teachers are protesting across America - and winning. What can this tell us about the teacher's unions, neo-liberal privatization and America's labour movement?
Meet the group of teenagers saving our planet with an idea called the Green New Deal.
Political parties are male, pale and stale. Momentum member Natasha Josette explains how Momentum in the UK is changing Labour and bringing in a new generation of political activists.
Europe is under siege by populist right-wing political movements. But Nordic countries have withstood much of the political pressure we see throughout Europe. Why is that?
Right-wing nationalism opposes refugees, immigrants and outsiders and is arguably the fundamental feature that defines modern right-wing western political parties and movements. So why is the left trying to copy them?
Katy Lee from Agence France-Presse joins me to discuss the yellow vest movement. She's a reporter living in Paris who has first-hand experience covering these protests.
Get the facts on the UN Global Migration Pact.