Nov 2, 2021
How Republicans undermine government to help themselves. Fighting for progressive power at the state level. And Bill Press with California Congressman Adam Schiff on why no one should be above the law when it comes to January 6.
Amy Fried, author of At War With Government: How Conservatives Weaponized Distrust from Goldwater to Trump. Gaby Goldstein on why building a progressive future begins with state legislatures. Bill Press with Adam Schiff on his new book "Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could."
Polling shows that Americans’ trust in government sits near a historic low. In her newest book, Amy Fried reveals that this is no accident, but rather a conservative political strategy that
goes back decades.
Republicans have made the control of state legislatures a priority, and it’s working. Gaby Goldstein says it’s time for Democrats to catch up, and that’s why she co-founded a project to help them do just that.
Bill Press talks with Congressman Adam Schiff on why we can’t ignore the crimes that happened on January 6. If you'd like to hear the entire episode, visit BillPressPods.com.
The Republican Supremes Are Defrocking Themselves
What is so supreme about the Supreme Court?
I mean besides being housed in an imposing marble building, being the final stop on America’s judicial train, and having its nine members look photogenically authoritarian in those full-body black robes. And, yes, its existence is written into the Constitution – but so is Congress, and no one thinks of it as anything supreme.