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On episode 159 of the More Perfect Union, my co-hosts and I talked about the sexual misconduct accusations against Chris Hardwick. He stands accused of mistreating a past girlfriend...

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“Zero Tolerance” on the Border: Not Just Heartless, but Also Thoughtless

by D.J. McGuire So much ink has been spilled and bandwith used on the “zero tolerance” policy initiated at the border with Mexico that I wondered if I really...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture Week of June 11

By Rebekah Kuschmider, MPU Co-host   Do you know how hard it is to write  a pithy and relevant pop culture round up after a week where pop culture...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture Week of June 4

It’s been a busy week in politics with Donald Trump destroying our relationships with our allies and trying to replace them  with with relationships with regimes that aren’t welcome...

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A Handmaid’s Double-Standard

by Kevin Kelton Yesterday I joined the national chorus applauding ABC and Disney for firing Roseanne Barr after her tweets about Valerie Jarrett and George Soros. Today I am...

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The Mueller Report NOT To Expect

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Who the “Australian Diplomat” Is and Why It Matters

by D.J. McGuire The revelations in The New York Times about the initial phase of the Trump-Russia investigation has been noted for the president’s assertion (without evidence) that the Obama Administration...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture Week of May 14

By Rebekah Kuschmider, MPU Co-host All of us here at the More Perfect Union have spent the week reviewing our financial records to make sure we didn’t accidentally fail...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture Week of May 7

By Rebekah Kushmider, MPU co-host We’ve had another week of groundbreaking hard news. From the release of hostages in North Korea to the release of Michael Cohen’s shady financial...

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“Impeachment” Not A Dirty Word for Dems

by Kevin Kelton  Rep. Adam Schiff and others in the Democratic party have argued that talking about impeaching President Trump would only “normalize it” as a four year ritual,...

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How NBC News Helped Trump

by Kevin Kelton Last week, NBC News broke an exclusive report that Robert Mueller’s special counsel office had “wiretapped” Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime attorney. As NBC later acknowledged,...

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The Myth of the Monolithic Trump Base

by Kevin Kelton I keep hearing wizened political pundits saying that no matter what President Donald Trump says or does, “his base” will not abandon him, and therefore he...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture Week of April 30

By Rebekah Kuschmider, MPU Co-Host We here at MPU are hard at work analyzing the serious news of the week. With all the research we’re doing on based on...

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Pop Goes The Political Culture!

By Rebekah Kuschmider, MPU Co-host Every week we create a segment list for the podcast that includes the hottest trending news topics. Hard news topics, that is. We pull...

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