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.
Guest commentator Sasha joins Bill to talk about Republican efforts to “unpack” the court, the Paycheck Fairness Act, the Guttmacher Institute’s report on reproductive freedoms in 2013, and immigration reform efforts. Then Bill looks at stories from Venezuela, Sudan, and Portugal.
Vacation’s over. Sarah beams in from Idaho to talk about North Dakota’s abortion ban. Bill discusses Medicaid eligibility as well as the Keystone XL pipeline. Then he looks at the Cyprus bailout and Chinese highway construction in sub-Saharan Africa.
Bill sits down with Dr. Julio Carrion to talk about Hugo Chavez’s death, then Bill explains the consequences of a seemingly distant banking crisis in Cyprus, and he looks at the aftermath of the Kenyan presidential elections. Guest commentator Sasha joins Bill to talk about North Dakota’s attempted ban on abortions, and Bill looks at the failed minimum wage hike and the growing impact of the budget sequester.
After a week off, Dr. Strangelove and morality in the skies of war, followed by guest commentary from Sasha. Then I discuss Medicaid and the Minimum Wage. All this and more!
Guest commentator Sasha joins Bill to talk about budget sequestration and the latest state-level assaults on the right to choose. Then Bill goes over the latest news on Syria, Mali, Turkey, and Ecuador.
Guest commentator Rachel joins Bill to talk about women’s rights in America in 2013, gas taxes, immigration reform, and environmental policy.