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The Meaning of Justice for Tyre Nichols With Van Turner Jr.

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Jon Lovett on Crooked Media, Politics, and More

Larry is joined by the comedian and host of ‘Pod Save America’ and ‘Lovett or Leave It’

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The George Santos Fib-O-Meter, Shannon Sharpe, and the Chorizo Pun Mystery

Plus, breaking down the Dallas Cowboys content machine

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S.E. Cupp and Breaking Away From Trumpism

Bakari and S.E. Cupp discuss George Santos, the 2024 election, and where Democrats are going wrong

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Uncomfortably Conversing With Emmanuel Acho

Van and Rachel also react to Ron DeSantis claiming AP African American studies "lacks educational value"

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The Chaos of Politics With Charlie Pierce

Bakari talks to Charlie about his journey from forest ranger to journalist, Merrick Garland and the investigation of President Biden, and the chaos to expect from House Republicans and the 2024 election

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Martin Luther King Jr., the Revolutionary With Dr. Peniel Joseph

Plus, Ed Reed goes off on Bethune-Cookman University and HBCUs, and the LAPD faces scrutiny for the death of an unarmed Black man

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Calmatic Remixes House Party, Plus Biden’s Classified Docs

Plus, a TikTok chef’s old tweets come back to haunt him

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DeRay Mckesson and the State of Criminal Justice Reform

DeRay Mckesson joins to discuss his work with Campaign Zero and issues with the criminal justice system

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The Concessions of Kevin McCarthy, Plus Meek Mill’s Ghanaian Vacation

Van and Rachel also discuss the updates on Damar Hamlin’s recovery

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More on ESPN and Damar Hamlin, Plus the Excruciating Victory of Kevin McCarthy

Bryan and David discuss news about the Bills safety’s health and the speaker of the House election

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The Collapse of FTX and the Economy of 2023 With Greg Zuckerman

Bakari and Greg also take a look ahead at the 2023 economy and the future of Tesla

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Damar Hamlin’s Recovery and Skip Bayless’s Tweet, Plus Kevin McCarthy’s Really Bad Week

Plus, journalist Aaron Rupar returns to break down the humiliation of Kevin McCarthy

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The Humiliation of Kevin McCarthy With Jonathan Martin

Bakari and Jonathan also talk about the dilemma facing democrats in 2024 and five political predictions for the new year

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The 2023 Economy FAQ: Is Recession Inevitable? Will Housing Crash? Can Tech Recover?

Michael Batnick and Ben Carlson joins to discuss the topsy-turvy 2022 economy and this year’s markets

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‘PE’ Greatest Hits: Thompson and Klosterman Debate Why Society Got So Negative

Derek Thompson re-boosts one of the show’s most popular episodes of the year

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The Takes We Had: ‘The Press Box’ Year in Media

Bryan and David discuss the overturning of Roe v. Wade, ‘The Times’ buying ‘The Athletic,’ Chris Rock vs. Will Smith, and more!

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The Year Elon Musk and the Techno-Optimists Fought Back

Musk’s takeover of Twitter marks a new, strange phase of tech optimists reasserting themselves after years of disinformation discourse. Now, for better or for worse, a more balanced and open conflict is being fought.

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Prosecuting a President, and the Life of P-22

What happens next after the House January 6 committee approved criminal referrals for Donald Trump? And Beth Pratt returns to discuss the passing of the world’s most famous mountain lion.

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A Republican Recap of the Midterms and Looking Ahead With Scott Jennings

Plus, Jennings discusses working with Karl Rove in the George W. Bush White House and his current role as founding partner of RunSwitch Public Relations

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Remembering Sportswriter Grant Wahl

Plus, talking the NYT Strike and Sinema Purgatorio

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This Secret Society in Washington, D.C., Has One Agenda: Fly, Eagles, Fly

The most passionate fan base in D.C. political media belongs to the NFL’s league-leading team

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Brittney Griner Released From Russia, and Van Jones Apologizes

Plus, Van and Rachel discuss the internet’s claiming Kenya Barris has an obsession

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Bomani Jones on Brittney Griner’s Release From Prison, the Current Voice of Professional Athletes, and What the Deion Sanders Move Means for College Recruiting

Plus, the guys discuss what it’s like to play overseas

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Dana Milbank Discusses ‘The Destructionists’

Bakari Sellers is joined by author and Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank to discuss his NYT best-selling book ‘The Destructionists,’ the political narrative coming out of Georgia, and the 2024 primary outlook of the GOP vs. Trump

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Georgia Runoff Election Special With Fredrick Hicks

Hicks examines why the race is so tight, Warnock’s presidential prospects and Georgia’s potential primary state

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Jackson State and the Deion Discourse, Plus the War for “Woke”

Plus, Natalie Nunn of ‘Baddies West’ calls in for a quick chat about exploitation and a discussion of the collection of slave memorabilia

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Who’s Afraid of a Four-Day Work Week?

Juliet Schor talks about how work and the economy might be reorganized in her vision of a four-day work week

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Can Herschel Walker Run to the U.S. Senate? Plus, Epic Twitter Threads and the Power of the List.

Bryan and David discuss the runoff election in Georgia

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Crossing the Streams of Politics and Culture With John Heilemann

Bakari and John discuss how the 2016 election changed the world, what Herschel Walker’s candidacy means for the state of politics, and Joe Biden’s 2024 re-election prospects

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Why the Bad Guys—in China, Russia, Iran, and the U.S.—Are Having a Terrible Winter

A year ago, the rise of authoritarianism across the world was ascendant. But at this very moment, the opposite narrative seems like it might just be the most important story in the world.

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The Questionable Pasts of the Joneses: Jerry and James Earl

Van and Rachel also remember the lives of friend and music executive Hovain Hylton and actress and pop star Irene Cara

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The Joe Biden Semi-Boomlet, the Jerry Jones Photo, and a New Book by Anthony Bourdain

Plus, weighing in on Joe Biden’s bid for re-election in 2024 against former president Donald Trump

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Bomani Jones Discusses Kyrie Irving and Whether Deion Sanders Will Move on From Jackson State

Plus, talking World Cup matches and what to make of the human rights violations in Qatar

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Gabrielle Union on ‘The Inspection’ and Empowering Your Children

Also, Van and Rachel discuss Kyrie Irving’s return to the Brooklyn Nets and Black Hebrew Israelites showing up in support, before reacting to the tragedy at an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs