Part one: Andrew Perez, writer and researcher living in Maine.
We discuss with him Andrew the fact that Tom Perez (no relation), former DNC Chair and Secy of Labor, has joined a DC law firm notorious for union busting. We talk about the revolving door, and the propensity of government executives to cash in on their government jobs. Tom Perez has also expressed interest in running for the governor's spot in Maryland.
Part two: John Nichols, a pioneering political blogger, writes about politics forThe Nationas its national-affairs correspondent.
We discuss with John the public urgency needed to push back on the various states' attempts to suppress votes. The danger to democracy is real. We also discuss the situation in Israel.