Talk worth listening to. But first, because we have the filmmakers on the 1st, the trailer from Heist: Who Stole the American Dream opening March 2-9 in NYC at The Quad. Add your name to their email list or follow @HeistDoc to get this film for the 99% into a theater or hall near you.
Schedule for Sunday, Feb 26 through Thursday, March 1 Dave Johnson, Natasha Chart, Marcy Wheeler, Dave Dayen, Frances Causey, Don Goldmacher, Stuart Zechman, Jay Ackroyd consider politics, policy and science in light of very current events, timely trends and public affairs. Comments and questions courtesy of a digitally present studio audience. Which could include you. All programs webcast and archived at BlogTalkRadio (BTR). Subscribe free through iTunes. (Search Virtually Speaking from the iTunes store.)
Sunday, Feb 26 | 1 pm eastern | 10 am pacific |Virtually Speaking Sundays |Marcy Wheeler and David Dayen discuss their most recent work and take some inspiration (?) from the Sunday morning talking heads. Only not this morning as we are deferring to the Oscars. Plus this week’s Most Ridiculous Moment. Follow @emptywheel @ddayen @Bobblespeak Listen live and later on BTR
Tuesday, Feb 28 | 9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking Tuesdays | Dave Johnson talks with Natasha Chart, online campaign manager at SEIU. They plan to talk about labor's situation, driving organizing through technology and the attacks on women's rights. Plus The Z Files. Follow@dcjohnson Listen live and later on BTR
(Note the Tuesday line-up: Spocko and Mike Stark talk about advocacy and activism on the 1st Tuesday of the month; Susie Madrak and a guest consider the impact of current events on working and middle class people on the 2nd Tuesday; Avedon Carol and Correntewire‘s Lambert Strether dissect breaking news and crazy liberalism on the 3rd Tuesday; Dave Johnson maps the forest with a guest on the 4th Tuesday; and Jay Ackroyd and a guest shed light on current insanities of the political and economic kind, on the 5th Tuesday.)
Thursday, March 1| Double Header -
8 pm eastern | 5 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking A-Z: This week in liberalism. | Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd discuss current evens from the perspective of movement liberalism.| Plus What Digby Said. And last week's post-show notes. Follow @Stuart_Zechman @JayAckroyd Listen live on BTR. Beginning midnight, listen here.
9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd | Jay talks with filmmakers Frances CauseyandDon Goldmacher about Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? the night before it opens at The Quad Cinema in NYC for a week long run, against the backdrop of a growing worldwide populist democratic movement. Follow @HeistDoc @FCausey @donnyg1941 @JayAckroyd Listen live and later on BTR.
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