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The Muckrake Political Podcast

Apr 7, 2020

The pandemic gets worse as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now in an ICU, but meanwhile Donald Trump and Republicans are pushing a miracle drug like they're set to profit from its sales. Co-hosts Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton dissect the history leading up to this pandemic and how the ceaseless need to...


Apr 3, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic spirals out of control while Donald Trump continues to lie and brag that damning a quarter of a million of Americans to a lonely, terrifying death is somehow an achievement worth bragging about. Co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the tragic events of the week, the...


Mar 31, 2020

Donald Trump's handling of the pandemic continues to worsen as it exacerbates the worst parts of his personality. His lying. His narcissism and cruelty. Co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman break down more enraging chapters in this enraging story and explain some of the more seemingly inexplicable aspects of...


Mar 27, 2020

Donald Trump is proposing reopening the country on Easter and the market and evangelicals love it. Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton discuss this, the looming danger of the pandemic, and welcome human rights activist Charlotte Clymer on to talk about the danger of an authoritarian in a time of crisis.


Mar 24, 2020

Donald Trump and Republicans are getting itchy and calling for social distancing and emergency procedures to expire, surely putting millions at risk. Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the dangerous mindset that powers the Right and corporations, as well as the possibility of more damage to our democratic...