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OFF-KILTER with Rebecca Vallas

Feb 28, 2019

Ivanka says Americans “don’t want a guaranteed living wage,” the 6 minutes of the Cohen hearing that may mean we finally get to see Trump’s tax returns; Miami-Dade College is going to shameful lengths to keep its adjuncts from organizing; and more.

Feb 22, 2019

A D.C. snow day gives us the chance to revisit some of our favorite conversations, including the Times’ Emily Badger on the Elizabethan origins of the term “able-bodied”; plus in honor of President’s Day, Alex Lawson and a pre-Indivisible Ezra Levin on a Founding Father’s vision for ending poverty.

Feb 15, 2019

How the CFPB is siding with predatory payday lenders over consumers; Pat Garofalo on the fight for a minimum wage in the Minor Leagues; PLUS Chad Bolt joins for the news of the week ICYMI.

Feb 7, 2019

New Orleans’ top public defender Derwyn Bunton on how the public defender crisis has set up a two-tiered system of justice based on income—PLUS: Chad Bolt returns for a massive #SOTU fact-check on the state of the Trump economy (and other news of the week).

Feb 1, 2019

DC’s high housing costs pushed me in and out of homelessness for 30 years”; on top of everything else, the shutdown hung farmers out to dry right before spring planting; PLUS: Chad Bolt returns with another roundup of the week’s biggest stories in poverty & inequality.