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The Muckrake Political Podcast
62 minutes | 5 days ago
Irritable Powell Syndrome
Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss Sidney Powell's conspiracy theory-laden legal adventure, the danger of the Right growing more radicalized, and what it's going to take to get this country back on track. Also, Wajahat Ali comes on the program to discuss his recent op-ed and the dangers of Trump's loyalists. To support the show and unlock exclusive content, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast The show's theme is "I've Seen" by Confusions: Listen On Spotify HERE
39 minutes | 9 days ago
2 Parts Parody, 1 Part Coup
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight continues their sloppy, stupid coup, but it's gaining traction. Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss Thursday's press conference, how Trump and his cronies' rhetoric is endangering the country, and the state of anger and madness among the radicalized Right. To support the show and unlock exclusive content, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast The show's theme is "I've Seen" by Confusions: Listen On Spotify HERE
41 minutes | 12 days ago
How Do We Move Past Trump and Build a Better Country
Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman lay the groundwork for politics in the post-Trump Administration Era while discussing the difficulties of navigating Trump as an anti-president inspiring fascists. Plus, a talk about how to renew the country, build a broader consensus, and possibly save the world at the same time. To support the show and unlock exclusive content, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast The Muckrake Podcast's theme is "I've Seen" by Confusions - Confusion's Spotify
42 minutes | 16 days ago
Trump Tries A Suplex On The American People
As Donald Trump and his enablers the Republicans continue this farcical half-serious coup, Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss how the complicated grift that is professional wrestling explains this slow-moving disaster, as well as what we should expect in the next few months. Subscribe to our patreon at: http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast Theme "I've Seen" by Confusions: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1G3iowuUb8vZIvB45Kw5Wf?si=jL6iao5KQOybyeBVlLCJew
67 minutes | 19 days ago
Trump Is The Anti-President
Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss Joe Biden being announced as the president-elect while Donald Trump and the Republican Party continue to try and find a way to undermine the election. Then, Nick interviews George Newall, the executive producer of the iconic Schoolhouse Rock series, discussing how their work influenced a generation in the ‘70s, only to be silenced in the ‘80s when Ronald Reagan instituted his draconian policies. To support the show and unlock exclusive content, become a patron at http://www.patreon.com/muckrakepodcast
52 minutes | 21 days ago
BIDEN WINS! WAR IS OVER!
Hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman bask in the glow of an incredible victory for Joe Biden, but also warn of the potential dark days to come as the unpredictability of Donald Trump looms over the proceedings.
33 minutes | 23 days ago
Trump's Coup Attempt Might Fall Flat
With Donald Trump’s speech indicating he will lie to no end in a political stunt to contest this election, Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss what the reality truly is, and what Trump might try to pull in his desperate need to cling to power. Become a member of our Patreon for even more great bonus content: http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast
63 minutes | 24 days ago
The Day After🚨EMERGENCY POD🚨
As the results have trickled in, it's a little more clear that Joe Biden is on path to win the presidential election over Donald Trump. Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the lengths the Trump administration will go to thwart ballot counting and what legislating will look like under a Republican Senate and Democratic House.
41 minutes | a month ago
We Have To Get This Asshole Out Of There
It's here. Election Day 2020. Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the day of reckoning, prepare for the best and worst case scenarios, and speculate as to just what Donald Trump is capable of in order to maintain power. To support the show and unlock exclusive content, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast
66 minutes | a month ago
The Muckrake Election Preview
With only a few days remaining in the 2020 Presidential Election, co-hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman break down the race, discuss the crucial swing states, make their predictions and worry over the possibility of violence and a soft coup. Also, the fate of the Senate hangs in the balance with a slate of winnable races for the Democrats.
51 minutes | a month ago
Nick's Total Immersion In Right Wing Media
Nick Hauselman is fresh off his vacation and has been immersing himself in Right Wing media for nearly a week. He joins co-host Jared Yates Sexton to report the fever-dream madness on the Right, the conspiracy theories they're floating, and the psychological toll of consuming these lies.
35 minutes | a month ago
Sarah Kendzior and This Moment of Crisis
Hiding in Plain Sight author Sarah Kendzior joins the podcast to discuss election interference, the inherent danger of a continuing Donald Trump presidency, as well as ways to save the country from ruin and what listeners should be prepared for as we near November. To support the show and unlock exclusive content, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast
35 minutes | a month ago
Trump is Desperate and Desperation Makes Him Dangerous
Internal and public polls on both sides of the aisle show Donald Trump hurtling toward a potentially historic loss, but Trump and his cronies are trying every trick in the book, engaging in massive disinformation, and angling to subvert democracy. Jared Yates Sexton discusses what we know about the race and how this desperation puts us in more danger. To support the show and unlock exclusive content, become a patron at http://www.patreon.com/muckrakepodcast
34 minutes | a month ago
*Special Guest* Dr. Mary Trump Discusses the Dangers of Donld Trump
Author Dr. Mary Trump joins the Muckrake Podcast to discuss her book Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created The World's Most Dangerous Man, the dysfunctional beginnings of the authoritarian president, and the threat of rising fascism in the United States. To support the show, become a patron at http://www.patreon.com/muckrakepodcst
41 minutes | 2 months ago
Republicans Force A Woman On To The Supreme Court
Co-hosts Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton discuss the first day of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings, the culmination of the Republican Party's project to take over the judiciary in order to protect the Right's control on politics and the economy, how "Originalism" is an oxymoronic concept meant to legitimize oppression, and what the confirmation could mean for politics moving forward.
46 minutes | 2 months ago
Governor Who Survives Terrorist Plot Attacked By Republicans
The FBI foiled a white terror plot in Michigan to kidnap and possibly execute the governor, leading Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton to discuss the problem of white supremacy, the Right's paranoid, radicalizing alternate reality, and the damage it's caused the country. Visit patreon.com/muckrakepodcast for even more great content.
41 minutes | 2 months ago
Trump Tries To Dominate The Virus
After one of the most wild weekends in modern history, Nick Hauselman and Jared Yates Sexton sort through the propaganda, discuss our sick narcissist of a president, the political fallout of this disaster, and how Mike Pence and the Republican machine might take advantage of the chaos. To support the podcast and unlock exclusive content, including live reaction and coverage of the upcoming vice-presidential debate, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast
35 minutes | 2 months ago
🚨EMERGENCY POD🚨Of Course, Trump Gets Covid
The entire world was thrown into chaos as the news broke that president Donald Trump contracted covid-19. Hosts Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman discuss the ramifications of this news, including its veracity, what it means for the debates, the election, and the government itself. To support the podcast and unlock exclusive content, including live coverage and analysis of the debates, become a patron at http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast
43 minutes | 2 months ago
Trump Taxes Confirm He's A Catastrophic Failure
Episode Description: Jared Yates Sexton and Nick Hauselman react to the New York Times report that Donald Trump is a catastrophic failure who's only paid $750 in taxes, the Right's attack on civic duty, and what to expect from these revelations and more. To become a patron of the show, visit http://patreon.com/muckrakepodcast to unlock exclusive content, including live reactions and analysis during the upcoming debates.
30 minutes | 2 months ago
Why We Can't Escape Our History
The Muckrake Podcast welcomes Robert P. Jones, author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in Christianity to discuss the corrosive influence of racism in religion and politics and to try and find a way out of this growing crisis.
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