October 15 - Toby Miller sits in for Ian Masters

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with guest host Toby Miller

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Part 1

We begin with the budget and deficit crisis in D.C. and speak with The Nation Magazine's Ari Berman about his article, "The GOP's Southern Strategy" which draws the line between Republican obstructionism and the party becoming whiter and more Southern. 

 

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Part 2

Then we are joined by Martin Johnson, a professor of Political Science at the University of California Riverside, to further discuss the government shutdown and the even greater threat facing the economy in the next hostage crisis.

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Part 3

Finally, we speak with Daniel Treisman, a professor at UCLA and a specialist on the politics and economics of post-Communist Russia, to discuss the similarities and differences in foreign policy and authoritarianism of Russia 40 years ago and that of today.
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