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Political Misfits brings you news, politics and culture ‒ without the red and blue treatment. We aim to facilitate constructive conversations that take new looks at the stories and topics that mean a lot to us, including corporate misconduct, anti-war efforts, climate change, political hypocrisy, poverty, pop culture, electoral politics and much, much more. Political Misfits airs live daily Monday through Friday from 12-2 p.m. EST and is broadcast on 105.5 FM in Washington, DC, 102.9 FM in K ...
 
Poll after poll, interview after interview, survey after survey, and assessment after assessment consistently show that the students of America do not know the basic history of our country or the essential responsibilities and rights of being an American citizen. 23 minutes of history education in a school day is not enough. Join educator Cindy Schwartz for a deep dive into the reasons why the study of social studies and civics has been sidelined. Because if civics is really dead, then what ...
 
Shag carpeting, talking dogs, grizzly bears and Emilio Pucci commercials. Jim Nolan has encountered them all and survived. These stories, most of which first aired on WBFO Public Radio in Buffalo, relate how his love for his hometown and family was able to overcome the obstacles they set in his way, for example, his father's scrambled eggs and offer to reveal "the secret of math." Warm-hearted and hilarious, Smokey the Talking Dog and other tales from the land of loganberry captures a city a ...
 
Survive and thrive in today's economy! With over 1,100 episodes in this Monday - Friday podcast, business and investment guru Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and financial experts including; Steve Forbes (Freedom Manifesto), Tomas Sowell (Housing Boom and Bust), Noam Chomsky (Manufacturing Consent), Jenny Craig (Health & Fitness CEO), Jim Cramer (Mad Money), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Todd Akin (Former US Congressman), Will ...
 
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Mark Sleboda, international affairs and security analyst, joins the Misfits to talk about rising tensions between Russia, Ukraine, and NATO amid accusations of border military buildups that some say may run the risk of sparking a hot war. We talk about the meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Latvia, where there were calls of expanding their milita…
 
Dr. Lisa Gralinski, epidemiologist at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, joins us to talk about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 first detected in South Africa, which is quickly spreading around the world. We talk about Biden’s press conference regarding Omicron, how vaccine mandates and vaccine drives are important, but not the on…
 
Today Jason talks about the debt-based asset class, how we should never have the FOMO- fear of missing out when investing in real estate, how to ride the economic storms! He also shares his speech at an Investment Fund Conference in Utah about inflation, government intrusion and censorship, and why you should use his inflation induced debt destruct…
 
Indigenous voices speak on environmental protection and reclaiming political power. What lies ahead in the fight for native rights. John Kane, Mohawk activist and educator, producer and Host of the Let's Talk Native Podcast, and co-host of Resistance Radio on WBAI Pacifica Radio NY joins the Misfits to talk about the indigenous response to COP26 an…
 
Today is a special episode because it is both a Flash Back Friday AND a 10th episode show. It is from episode 650, first published last March 24, 2016. For decades John Tesh has been entertaining people in all walks of life. He has excelled in live performances, sports announcing, news programs and now in radio on his Intelligence for Your Life TV …
 
From the Winnipeg Comedy festival this past October, comedian Dena Jackson breaks down the wins and losses of her divorce, and from Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria, Myles Anderson can't figure out if his back up career is better or worse than his primary one! Please note - Myles' set was recorded pre-pandemic.…
 
Richard Becker, author of "Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire" joins us to discuss the ongoing campaign against the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which saw a local newspaper in Arkansas threatened with a withdrawal of advertising from a local company due to a state law that asks businesses to pledge not to support any boycotts…
 
Happy thanksgiving! We may have a bunch of problems in our country but we can still be grateful for not waking up in North Korea today! He also talks about lessons from the 1970's, the real rates of return, the giant gap in inflation reports and the big lie that "inflation is good for the poor." We also hear from Ashley about the history of Zimbabw…
 
Dr. Gene Olinger, Professor at Boston University, and principal science advisor for MRI Global Inc., joins us to talk about the ongoing debate over boosters and lockdowns. We discuss the efficacy of booster shots, whether we will have to take multiple shots over years as populations reach immunity, and how vaccine hesitancy could hinder these effor…
 
Dr. Sharon Anderson, attorney and business consultant, former law school professor and lecturer at Howard Law, and the CEO and Founder of KCG Consulting Services, joins us to talk about the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, where he was found not guilty on all counts, whether this verdict should come as a surprise, whether the victory of using…
 
Today we have a case study investor, Winston Templet. He is a member of both the Empowered Investor Inner Circle and The Collective Mastermind. He is a real estate investor with an amazing and very inspiring "rags to riches" story. He also has a unique way of calculating his ROI on his portfolio which he shares with us today. As Jason has taught be…
 
Baba Zak A. Kondo, professor of history at Baltimore City Community College and author of "Conspiracies: Unraveling the Assassination of Malcolm X,” tells us about developments in the case of the assassination of Malcolm X, where two of the men found guilty of the killing got their convictions thrown out on Thursday, and the tragedy of having the l…
 
Today's Flash Back Friday is from episode 622, originally released last January 18, 2016. This episode can be summed up by the popular saying “Everyone is a genius in a bull market”. Many financial hosts warn against taking on debt to build wealth. Jason clearly illustrates why we should be using fixed rate mortgage as a financing vehicle and outso…
 
Alan Macleod, senior staff writer for MintPress News, author, journalist and media analyst, and a member of the Glasgow University Media Group, joins us to talk about philanthropy and what it means for billionaires to be funding media endeavors. We talk about compiled data indicating that Bill Gates has donated over 300 million dollars to various m…
 
Laith Marouf, international affairs analyst and media law consultant, joins us to discuss a report published in the New York Times arguing that U.S. global influence has been detrimental to democracy. We talk about the original assumption of the U.S. as a force of good that is widely held by media and public figures in this country and how the rest…
 
In today’s episode, Jason talks about Inflation hitting a 31 year high, how rents are UP in the markets he recommends but FLAT in others! He also talks about the Phillips Curve, inflation and taxes and how it relates to real estate investing and that demand for single family rentals remain strong, and the Burns Single Family Rent Index. You can als…
 
Joel Segal, National Campaign Director for Bring America Home Now at the National Coalition for the Homeless, joins us to talk about Joe Biden signing a $1 trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure bill into law and how little substance was on display in the media debate over the bill, instead focusing on the red vs. blue fight. We also talk about …
 
Dr. Philip Brenner, Professor Emeritus at the American University School of International Service, joins us to talk about the anti-government protests organized for today in Cuba and the role of the U.S. in these protests. We talk about the composition of these protests that seemingly have a different focus than the ones in July this year, where pe…
 
Welcome to the Jungle! Reality always surpasses imagination and it's wild out there! Jason breaks down what is happening out there today in the jungle: Reason Magazine reports how developers in St. Paul Minnesota halt projects and the mayor demands reform after voters approve a radical rent control ballot initiative; if there's no exemption for new…
 
COP26 wraps up amid controversy over commitments and funding. Are we running out of time to reach a consensus? Rishika Pardikar, freelance journalist writing from Bangalore, India covering wildlife, climate change & free speech, joins us to discuss the COP26 conference, which is wrapping up today, with reports of a walkout by a number of civil soci…
 
Today's Flash Back Friday is from episode 268 first published on July 14, 2012. Jason Hartman's monologue covers a range of topics, including: Some thoughts on 3-D Printing and how it may mean fewer U.S. manufacturing jobs in the near term, Paul and Wohlers say the growing number of factories that likely will relocate to the U.S. should yield a net…
 
John Ross, author and economist, a senior fellow of the Chongyang Institute at Renmin University of China, joins us to talk about plans coming out of COP26 for funding its climate change goals, where a promotion for private investment has taken the driver’s seat and the conversation around degrowth has been sidelined. We discuss the pledge of $100 …
 
Today Jason talks about the Zillow fiasco! But Redfin, Opendoors and Keller Williams has not gone unscathed. The arrogance of big tech has taken its toll. As Napoleon Bonaparte says "The most dangerous moment comes with victory." He also cites one of their investors with 150 properties making a profit, from appreciation alone- $500 PER HOUR. And if…
 
Bob Schlehuber, co-host of Political Misfits on Radio Sputnik, shares a report from his recent visit to the region, including interview with Ethiopian citizens from the capital and the Amhara region, which questions the media narratives promoted in the West about the Ethiopian Government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front, how the unfolding h…
 
Bob Schlehuber, co-host of Political Misfits on Radio Sputnik, joins us to talk about the situation in Ethiopia, where Western media has been presenting a completely different picture of the conflict that generally favors the TPLF narrative and contrasts with on-the-ground reports. He tells us about the experiences of having conversations about the…
 
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