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AOC’s Protestor, Ryan Grim & Dems’ Ukraine Cave

00:00 Intro 03:50 Why are progressives trying to prolong the war in Ukraine? 11:18 Why has the The Hill decided to throw its staff under the bus? 24:36 How does the ‘online commentariat’ factor into our discourse over Russia and Ukraine? 29:19 Why is the left more divided than it was 20 or 30 years ago? 32:13 What has to happen next for the U.S., Russia, and Ukraine? 49:03 Western media’s vilification of Putin 55:28 How the media frames negotiation with Russia I talk to Ryan Grim, The Intercept’s D.C. Bureau Chief, about how the Democrats wrote Biden a letter on Ukraine, then walked it back and then actually blamed their staffers for releasing it in the first place. Then we’re joined by Phyllis Bennis to talk about why negotiation and diplomacy is more important than ever. Then Jose Vega, who protested AOC, and Jesse Tyler Lee, a writer and host of New Psychic Frontiers, join the show.

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