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The Muckrake Political Podcast

Oct 20, 2020

Internal and public polls on both sides of the aisle show Donald Trump hurtling toward a potentially historic loss, but Trump and his cronies are trying every trick in the book, engaging in massive disinformation, and angling to subvert democracy. Jared Yates Sexton discusses what we know about the race and how...


Oct 16, 2020

Author Dr. Mary Trump joins the Muckrake Podcast to discuss her book Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created The World's Most Dangerous Man, the dysfunctional beginnings of the authoritarian president, and the threat of rising fascism in the United States.

 

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Oct 13, 2020

Co-hosts Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton discuss the first day of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings, the culmination of the Republican Party's project to take over the judiciary in order to protect the Right's control on politics and the economy, how "Originalism" is an oxymoronic concept meant to...


Oct 9, 2020

The FBI foiled a white terror plot in Michigan to kidnap and possibly execute the governor, leading Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton to discuss the problem of white supremacy, the Right's paranoid, radicalizing alternate reality, and the damage it's caused the country.

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Oct 6, 2020

After one of the most wild weekends in modern history, Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton sort through the propaganda, discuss our sick narcissist of a president, the political fallout of this disaster, and how Mike Pence and the Republican machine might take advantage of the chaos.
 
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