Welcome back to the David Pakman show. I am Benjamin Dixon filling in for David. While he is away on vacation, I want to share an image on your screen. Take a look at this. This is an image, a graph that was made by, um, the Washington examiner, which is a right wing rag.…Read More Socialism Is on the Rise in America
Okay. Let’s take some phone calls at (617) 830-4750 and see what’s on people’s minds. Um, why don’t we start today with our color from the two five two area code. Who’s calling today from two five two? Yeah. Hey, how you doing? You said your name is Keenan? No, GI. Deon. Deon. Okay, good.…Read More Caller: What’s Wrong with Nationalism?
So Turkey has now struck Kurdish targets in Northeastern Syria according to a new report. Now when we say, as I just discussed with you, uh, we all want to be out of Syria, but if we just bail Turkey will attack the Kurds. It’s not a hypothetical political consideration. It’s not some random way…Read More Within Hours of Trump Bailing, Turkey Attacks Kurds
Hey David, can you explain what dog whistles are in politics? This is a good question. We talk about dog whistles all the time. Oh, with Trump, we’ve talked about America first and nationalism and all these different things as being dog whistles. What do we mean by that though? So dog whistles are coded…Read More Dog Whistle Politics Explained
Let’s go next to, uh, Oh, you know who we haven’t heard from from awhile? We haven’t heard from Milo for a little while. Milo from the nine one, seven. What’s going on, Milo? Hey David, how you doing? Good. How are you? Uh, pretty good. Uh, first I actually just wanted to ask out…Read More Caller: Airport Lines Would Be Longer Under Bernie
It’s great to welcome to the program today, Nancy Isenberg, who’s the author of the New York Times best seller white trash. Her new book coauthored with Andrew Burstein is the problem of democracy and it will be reviewed in the New York Times Sunday book review this coming weekend. Uh, Nancy, great to talk…Read More The Problem with Democracy
It’s great to welcome back to the program today. Andrew Sidell, who’s a civil rights and constitutional attorney with the freedom yeah. From Religion Foundation where he serves as the director of strategic response works to keep state and church separate. His new book is the founding myth why Christian nationalism is UNAMERICAN. Andrew, so…Read More America is Not a Christian Nation
Here’s something interesting and also kind of sad. Uh, CNBCS Joe Kernan attacked me as a socialist on Twitter the other day and this actually relates to a bigger picture thing that’s going on. Um, when I was 15 years old, I started paying attention to political news and business news and financial news. And,…Read More CNBC Host Attacks David for Being “Socialist”
I will be giving this Saturday the keynote address at the grassroots radio conference in Rochester, New York. I hope you’ll join me there. I’ve been going to this conference off and on for many years. I remember going once years ago in Humboldt County, California up there about four hours, roughly four hours North,…Read More Meet Me in Rochester This Weekend
The xenophobic nationalists, right. Loves to talk about how none of these immigrants can assimilate in the United States. They bring their own language, they bring their own culture. They bring their own skin color. Wait, okay, wait. Maybe that last one there at least not supposed to say out loud. Anyway, the nationalists love…Read More Why Can’t Conservative Nationalists Just Assimilate?