Thomas Frank, author of “What’s the Matter with Kansas”, joins Paul Jay to answer the question: “why was this election even close”?
Will Joe Biden cast aside decades of conservative political wisdom and lead us to an FDR style presidency he’s talked about, or is this another case of Biden telling voters exactly what he thinks they want to hear? Branco Marcetic author of ‘Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden’, joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
The Biden “Jobs Plan” contains some good infrastructure proposals, but most of the spending will not reduce carbon emissions. Only two million buildings are targeted for retrofitting and there are no serious regulations to force investment into sustainable energy. Robert Pollin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news
Larry Kopald of The Carbon Underground says making soil healthy again, known as Regenerative Agriculture, the natural process of pulling carbon out of the atmosphere can help alleviate the climate crisis. On theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay.
In a West Virginia district that’s been Republican for 20 years and Trump carried with 68% of the vote, environmental activist Cathy Kunkel is running on a progressive platform including Medicare for All. She might even win. She joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.