June 28

Susan Low Bloch, Georgetown University Professor of Law explains the Supreme Court’s role, and the legal importance of this week’s decisions on gay marriage and affordable health care.

 

April Ryan, White House correspondent with American Urban Radio Networks (AURN)  discusses how the two SCOTUS decisions will help define President Obama’s legacy. Also, how the presidential campaigns will incorporate the new realities of Obamacare and same sex marriage into their message.

 

Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone columnist & author of The Great Derangement, has a lot to say not only about the Supreme Court decisions… but also even touches on secession, and the mood of the nation in the wake of the Confederate flag flap.

 

Joe Randazzo, Author, Funny on Purpose: The Definitive Guide to an Unpredictable Career in Comedy and former of The Onion talks about the business of comedy.

June 21

Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters, talks about presidential candidates Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, and Bernie Sanders seeking to establish themselves in this 2016 race.

Father Thomas ReeseSenior Analyst for the National Catholic Reporter, and Author of Inside the Vatican: The Politics and Organization of the Catholic Church discusses the Pope’s comments on climate change.

Benjamin Austin, Creative Writing grad at California College of the Arts, and Lyft driver in San Francisco, talks about his experiences as a member of the sharing economy, and the future of Uber following the California court’s decision that drivers are employees rather than independent contractors. Follow his blog: tremr.com/benjamin.austin

Dave Zirin, Left Jab Radio sports correspondent and Edge of Sports Radio host, talks about the NBA Finals, and read Dave’s article on Charleston here.

June 14

Jared Rizzi, White House correspondent on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 talks about Jeb Bush’s trip to Germany, his impending announcement of his presidential bid and his ideas on how to fix ISIS threats. Plus: Obama’s trade woes.

 

Eugene Rogan, Director, Middle East Policy Centre, St Antony’s College & author, The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East compares historic truth to the realities in the Middle East today.

 

The New York Times bestselling author Jerry Coyne explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail when he talks about his new book, Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible.

 Dave Zirin of Edge of Sports joins us to talk ALL things sports. And the guys get fired up.