“AFD Ep 53 – The Anatomy of Revolution”
Posted: Tues, 20 August 2013
Bill and Persephone discuss Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton and North Carolina voter suppression. Then Bill explores The Anatomy of Revolution, as Egypt slips into chaos.
“AFD Ep 52 – The Right to Rule”
Posted: Tues, 06 August 2013
Who has the right to rule in a society? What is a democracy? How do citizens get to participate in a civil society? In light of events in Egypt, Persephone and Bill discuss political theories of legitimacy, governance, and civil society. Then, they discuss what Boston is doing to prepare for global warming effects. Warning: This episode may be educational.
“AFD Ep 51 – Citizens v. Drones”
Posted: Mon, 29 July 2013
Persephone and Bill discuss the civil war in Syria, American drone strikes on US civilians, the US jobs market, and President Obama’s new comments on the Keystone XL pipeline.
“AFD Ep 50 – Ethics, Efficacy, Insurance”
Posted: Tues, 23 July 2013
Bill and guest co-host Sarah discuss Virginia ethics scandals, Alan Grayson’s effectiveness, John Boehner’s ineffectiveness, Indiana’s insurance rates, and Arizona’s expansion of Medicaid.
“AFD Ep 49 – Egypt Coup”
Posted: Tues, 09 July 2013
Persephone and Bill discuss low-wage jobs, abortion rights, and the crisis in Egypt.
“AFD Ep 48 – June Recap”
Posted: Tues, 02 July 2013
In the first episode of the summer at the new studio, my new co-host, Persephone, joins me to discuss the Voting Rights Act decision, the DOMA and Prop 8 cases, Wendy Davis, Obama’s climate speech, and Syria. This online version of the episode includes a much longer debate on the Syria problem.
“AFD Ep 47A – Hiatus Bonus”
Posted: Mon, 22 May 2013
The show will be going on hiatus for several weeks as we re-locate to a new studio. In this bonus episode recorded on Monday May 20, Bill looks at the challenges in Syria and the northern Caucasus.