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Jan 25, 2019

April Reign’s #OscarsSoWhite  hashtag shone a spotlight on the lack of diversity in Hollywood, and since then, the Academy and its nominees have become more diverse. Certainly, culture can influence film, but film also shapes our culture – and our politics. In the January 25 episode of “The Progressive...


Jan 18, 2019

After forcing out Jeff Sessions last November, President Trump nominated William Barr to fill Sessions’ role as head the Justice Department. Barr’s confirmation hearings were held this week, and were scrutinized by politicians and progressive activists alike. In the January 18 episode of “The Progressive Happy...


Jan 11, 2019

It’s been 20 days since Trump shut down the federal government, and the effects of this shutdown continue to pile up. In the January 11 episode of “The Progressive Happy Hour,” cohost Drew Courtney and guest host Diallo Brooks talk to People For the American Way Senior Fellow Peter Montgomery to discuss...


Jan 4, 2019

House Democrats, emboldened by their new majority in the 116th Congress, are ready to fight for reforms that strengthen our democracy with H.R. 1, their first bill of the new session. In the January 4 episode of “The Progressive Happy Hour,” cohost Drew Courtney and guest host Diallo Brooks talk to People For...