The Insurgents

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Ep. 90: Right Down The Middle ft. Matt Negrin


Today we’re joined by writer, comedian and (I think?) host of Hardball, Matt Negrin. Matt, Rob & Jordan discuss the new Netflix film “Don’t Look Up,” and specifically its portrayal of media. From there we dissect the media’s assistance in rewriting the history of Republicans who were complicit in Jan 6 as well as the monuments The Daily Show erected in New York City commemorating the “patriots” who enabled the Capitol mob.You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE...


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Ep. 89: Year in Review (ft. Ken Klippenstein)


Much like how the US’s partnership with the Saudis remains unshakeable despite some occasional tough talk from those in charge, our ban against Ken Klippenstein was once again revealed to be mostly superficial as he joined us for our last episode of the year to talk about Kamala Harris’s boundless charisma, the Democratic Party and the Biden Administration somehow failing to even come close to meeting the extremely low expectations we all had, elections in Honduras and elsewhere in Central and...


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 2021-12-20  1h1m
 
 

Ep. 88: Real Gamer Hours (ft. Trevor Strunk, PhD)


This week we managed to take a little break from our normal depressing chit chat about living in and around a moribund, collapsing empire and just mainly talked about gaming. Congrats to Jordan who has been waging a subtle war of attrition over the last two years to ensure that the podcast would eventually just be a gamer’s rights thing...


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 2021-12-13  1h2m
 
 

Ep. 86: The Climate is Fixed ft. Dharna Noor


This week we’re joined again by Dharna Noor, now of the Boston Globe, to go over some of the climate-related issues that have been in the headlines lately. We just saw a number of inspiring speeches at COP 26, the Biden Administration is going full speed ahead with the historic, ambitious Build Back Better Framework, it seems like everything is going pretty good, right? And if it isn’t that’s obviously China’s fault...


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 2021-11-24  1h14m
 
 

Ep. 85: Why So Cynical? ft. David Sirota


David Sirota of The Daily Poster and Meltdown joins us to discuss Obama’s comments on the urgency on climate change, cynicism among young Americans, COP26, the “Build Back Better framework” and how progressives are handling the BBB/infrastructure fight. Subscribe to the Daily Poster HERE.Listen to Meltdown HERE.Follow David HERE.—You can also listen to the Insurgents on iTunes HERE.On Spotify HERE.On Google Podcasts HERE.And all other links are HERE...


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 2021-11-12  1h3m
 
 

(PREVIEW) Ep. 85: Why So Cynical? ft. David Sirota


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David Sirota of The Daily Poster and Meltdown joins us to discuss Obama’s comments on the urgency on climate change, cynicism among young Americans, COP26, the “Build Back Better framework” and how progressives are handling the BBB/infrastructure fight. Subscribe to the Daily Poster HERE.Listen to Meltdown HERE.Follow David HERE.—You can also listen to the Insurgents on iTunes HERE...


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 2021-11-12  6m
 
 

Ep. 84: L*t's G* Br*nd*n ft. Luke O'Neil


Today we’re joined by Luke O’Neil to talk about the "Let’s Go Brandon” hysterics, Joe Manchin’s Maserati being blocked by climate protesters, the latest on the reconciliation bill and reports that Salt Bae, purveyor of elbow salt onto $1,000+ steak, only pays kitchen staff $16 an hour.You can subscribe to Luke’s Substack HERE. You can follow him HERE.—You can also listen to the Insurgents on iTunes HERE.On Spotify HERE.On Google Podcasts HERE.And all other links are HERE...


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 2021-11-05  1h23m
 
 

(PREVIEW) Ep. 83: Down With The Sickness (Havana Syndrome) ft. Sean from The Antifada


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—Sean from The Antifada joins us to discuss the supply chain woes, the Buffalo mayoral race, Havana syndrome and more. Subscribe to The Antifada HERE.

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 2021-10-27  4m
 
 

Ep. 82: Are We In A Strikewave? ft. Jonah Furman


Jonah Furman of Labor Notes&Who Gets The Bird joins us to discuss the potential strikewave happening throughout the US. We explore the divisive tier structure companies try to enact in union contracts to split the workers, how unions fight back and what you can do to help. This was a great conversation you’ll surely enjoy.You can follow Jonah HERE.—You can also listen to the Insurgents on iTunes HERE.On Spotify HERE.On Google Podcasts HERE.And all other links are HERE...


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 2021-10-19  1h12m
 
 

Ep. 81: Could Sinema Sink Reconciliation? ft. Ryan Grim (Preview)


We’re joined on this episode by Ryan Grim, DC bureau chief at the Intercept. Ryan updates us on the reconciliation and infrastructure fights, how Manchin & Sinema are jockeying in legislative battles to upend progressive priorities, the recent Sinema birddogging and more.You can listen to the full episode by subscribing HERE:

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 2021-10-07  8m