Sam and Emma host journalist and author Brendan O’Connor to discuss his new book, Blood Red Lines: How Nativism Fuels the Right, on how American fascism is playing out at the US border. Sam, Emma, and Brendan discuss how we arrived at our current moment of border nativism and how capital and the far-right broker their political and policy ends regarding immigration at the southern border. And a brief history of what happens when the right coopts environmental language to advance their politics of racial purity.
And in the Fun Half: reforming the executive’s war powers, Tucker Carlson worries about America’s feminization, why the PRO Act is great for workers, the GOP needs a Chuck Todd Republican to launder their non-existant ideology, Milo Yannapolis is no longer gay, Dennis Prager is horny and not getting any, plus your calls and IMs!
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