The Mother Jones Podcast

29 EpisodesProduced by Mother Jones

Each episode will go deep on a big story you’ll definitely want to hear more about. We’ll share with you our best investigations (think private prisons, electoral skullduggery, Dark Money, and Trump's Russia connections), and informative interviews with our reporters and newsmakers. We're hoping to … read more

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Lie, Block, Betray: Trump After the Blue Wave

November 14th, 2018

24:06

The midterms aren't over: votes are being counted and recounted in key battleground states. This week, we take you directly to Broward County, Florida, where reporter Pema Levy is staking out the local elections …

Breaking News Edition: Trump Goes Full Mob Boss

November 7th, 2018

9:20

It happened: The Attorney General of the United States has been fired. This news came with a giant Trumpian thump Wednesday morning—while votes are still being counted in an election that handed the House back to …

Trump Wakes Up Shaking

November 7th, 2018

22:00

On this late-breaking episode: How to understand this historic night as the political makeup of the country is being written in real-time—like, as we …

Trump Ate the GOP. Now He’s Digesting It.

October 31st, 2018

30:08

On today's show, our Washington D.C. bureau chief David Corn offers his assessment of how the president and his party are mining the worst of America's ancient grievances—on race, religion, and nationalism—for new …

It’s Finally Time to Talk About the Polls

October 24th, 2018

31:54

On this week’s show: After 2016, can we really trust the polls? With just two weeks until the midterm elections on November 6, we gather some of the …

Road Trip Through the Battleground States

October 17th, 2018

21:58

On this week's show: Buckle up for a Mother Jones road trip to three of the most contentious battleground states in the upcoming November elections—and they’re all in the Southwest. First, Senior Reporter Tim Murphy …

The Argument for Rage

October 10th, 2018

30:43

This week: We’re in the home stretch—only 27 days to go until the midterms. As Brett Kavanaugh gets to work, rockstar feminist writer Rebecca …

The Conservative Case for Destroying the GOP

October 3rd, 2018

21:34

On this week's episode, Mother Jones DC Bureau Chief David Corn chats with Max Boot, the lauded conservative stalwart who now believes the GOP must be destroyed—for good. Boot says that the Trumpian poison cannot be …

Breaking News Edition: Ford’s Bravery, Kavanaugh's Fury

September 28th, 2018

12:24

A special episode of the Mother Jones Podcast: All the breaking news from the Kavanaugh hearings, explained. First, the gut-wrenching testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor who accused …

A Constitutional Crisis Is Just a Tweet Away

September 26th, 2018

30:00

On this week's episode, inside the fight for Medicaid expansion at the polls in November. The fate of Obamacare is on the ballot—and now up to voters …

Coming Soon: The Mother Jones Podcast

May 17th, 2018

1:43

Follow the thread. Untangle the news. The Mother Jones Podcast is coming soon, featuring original and independent journalism from our award-winning …

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