NEOLIBERALISM: “The Biggest Myths of John McCain with Matt Taibbi” / Watching the Hawks RT / Tyrel Ventura, and Tabetha Wallace ☮

John McCain’s latest HBO documentary tells the story of a different McCain… seems to conveniently leave out his war-hawkish history. Author and journalist Matt Taibbi joins the show to discuss

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Insane Clown President” with Matt Taibbi” / RT America / On Contact with Chris Hedges ☮

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges examines the spectacle of the 2016 presidential election and the system that created President Donald Trump with Matt Taibbi, author of “Insane Clown President”. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil highlights some of the more absurd moments of the election season.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Matt Taibbi Finds Trump’s Presidency Both Hilarious and Horrifying” / Late Night with Seth Meyers ☮

Matt Taibbi explains how he went from covering the presidential election as a comedy, for his book Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus, to writing a tragedy.