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The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.

The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.
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The David Pakman Show (TDPS), originally Midweek Politics with David Pakman, is a multiplatform politics and news talk show airing on radio, television, and the internet, hosted by David Pakman, currently airing on a combination of commercial and public radio stations, including Pacifica Radio stations, on Free Speech TV via DirecTV and DISH Network, on public access television stations nationwide.

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5/24/19: CLASSIC EPISODE - William Barr releases Mueller report summary

5/24/2019
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MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY / CLASSIC EPISODE FROM MARCH 25, 2019 --On the Show: --Natalie Wynn, video essayist and progressive commentator known for her YouTube channel Contrapoints, joins David to discuss fascism, authoritarianism, and much more --The Mueller report is delivered to Donald Trump's AG William Barr, who releases a 4 page summary, leading to endless confusion and misreporting of what has and has not taken place so far --Donald Trump is rapidly barreling towards re-election in...

Duration:00:57:30

5/23/19: Trump refusing to work with Democrats on infrastructure, drug prices

5/23/2019
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--On the Show: --Ben Dixon, Host of The Benjamin Dixon Show, fills in for David --President Trump says he will not work with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure and drug price reform until they end investigations into his administration --Trump's Department of Housing and Urban Development seeks to institute a rule change that would ban transgender individuals from going to single-sex homeless shelters consistent with their gender identities --Documents...

Duration:00:57:39

5/22/19: Pelosi holds meeting on Trump impeachment, Ben Carson implodes

5/22/2019
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--On the Show: --Ben Dixon, Host of The Benjamin Dixon Show, fills in for David --House Speaker Nancy Pelosi convenes an emergency meeting on the topic of impeaching Donald Trump; despite growing pressure, it appears as though Pelosi still doesn't support impeaching the president --In the wake of draconian abortion bills being debated in red states, prosecutors in Georgia, Utah, and Missouri say they will not press charges against women who undergo abortion procedures --Housing and Urban...

Duration:00:57:39

5/21/19: Even Republicans are sick of Trump breaking the law

5/21/2019
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--On the Show: --Farron Cousins, Co-Host of Ring of Fire Radio, fills in for David --Forty percent of Americans say that climate change will be crucial to how they vote in 2020, an issue that is climbing up the list of top voter concerns --Several states are working to limit the rights of protesters and crack down on the rights to speech and assembly --The Trump administration directs former White House counsel Don Mcgahn to ignore a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee related to...

Duration:00:57:14

5/20/19: Republican Congressman calls for Trump impeachment

5/20/2019
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--On the Show: --Farron Cousins, Co-Host of Ring of Fire Radio, fills in for David --Many transactions associated with Donald Trump and Jared Kushner were flagged by Deutsche Bank for risk of illegal activity in 2016 and 2017 but were quashed instead of being referred over to the government for a federal investigation --US Representative Justin Amash, a Republican from Michigan, claims that Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses based on the findings of the Mueller report --Andy...

Duration:00:57:04

5/17/19: Another insane anti-abortion bill passed in Missouri

5/17/2019
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Alec Karakatsanis, civil rights lawyer dedicated to transforming the American criminal injustice system, joins David to discuss the bail bond industry, and its lobbying and predatory tactics --The Missouri Senate passes a bill that would ban abortions after eight weeks, with no exceptions in the cases of rape and incest --David Pakman is leaving The David Pakman Show ... for a week --Caller doesn't see what the problem is with nationalism --Caller is...

Duration:00:56:27

5/16/19: Germany hints US is now an adversary as Roe v Wade is in danger

5/16/2019
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--On the Show: --Nancy Rosenblum, Harvard University Department of Government Professor Emerita and author of the book "A Lot of People are Saying," joins David to discuss conspiracism in public life and more --In the growing geopolitical disaster that is the Trump administration, German Chancellor Angela Merkel implies that the US is increasingly an adversary of Europe's, not an ally --British intelligence directly contradicts Donald Trump's claims about Iran becoming an increased...

Duration:00:56:25

5/15/19: Trump wants war with Iran while Warren tells Fox "no thanks"

5/15/2019
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--On the Show: –Cal Newport, computer science professor at Georgetown University and author of the books “Deep Work” and “Digital Minimalism” joins David for the conclusion to our discussion about social media, the concentration crisis, and much more --Donald Trump is pushing the United States towards war with Iran, and it must be called out for what it is --Elizabeth Warren declines an invitation from Fox News to appear in a Town Hall on their channel --This week's edition of Hatriot...

Duration:00:56:37

5/14/19: Those crazy tariffs are crushing us

5/14/2019
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--On the Show: --Cal Newport, computer science professor at Georgetown University and author of the books "Deep Work" and "Digital Minimalism" joins David to discuss social media, the concentration crisis, and much more --The stock market crashes as Donald Trump escalates a trade war with China that he doesn't even understand --The White House is using a new policy for press passes to potentially purge reports whose opinions they disagree with --Republican Senator Lindsey Graham urges...

Duration:00:57:19

5/13/19: Iran to start enriching uranium, thanks to Trump

5/13/2019
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--On the Show: --Andrew Seidel, civil rights and constitutional attorney and Director of Strategic Response at the Freedom from Religion Foundation, joins David to discuss his new book, "The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American" --Joe Biden is essentially "Hillary 2020," and that could be problematic for Democrats looking to defeat Donald Trump --Iran does the logical thing and will start to enrich uranium after Donald Trump unilaterally voided the Iran Nuclear Deal...

Duration:00:56:35

05/10/19: Trump will require big pharma to list drug prices in TV ads

5/10/2019
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--On the Show: --The Trump administration will soon require pharmaceutical companies to state the prices of medications they advertise in their TV commercials --Caller thinks Democrats need to drop the Trump-Russia issue and claims Hillary Clinton was behind the Trump Tower meeting --Caller believes workers should control the means of production --Caller thinks Robert Mueller would have charged Donald Trump if he had done anything criminal --Caller wonders if it's a good idea to debate...

Duration:00:56:21

5/9/19: Trump Jr. subpoenaed as Trump asserts privilege over entire Mueller report

5/9/2019
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--On the Show: --Allan Lichtman, political historian, Professor at American University, and author of the book "The Case for Impeachment," joins David to discuss his prediction that Donald Trump will be impeached --The Republican-led House Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump, Jr to testify under oath --Donald Trump asserts executive privilege over the entire unredacted Robert Mueller report to prevent its release to the House of Representatives --Notable discussions from the...

Duration:00:57:15

5/8/19: Trump lost $1 billion and claims it's a strategy

5/8/2019
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--On the Show: --Shane Dixon Kavanaugh, staff reporter with The Oregonian in Portland, Oregon, returns to the show to update our audience about the Saudis who are accused of crimes in the United States and very quickly 'disappear' back to Saudi Arabia without consequences for their alleged crimes --Calls for Trump's impeachment reach the Senate floor with Senator Elizabeth Warren calling for Trump's impeachment during a floor speech --A blockbuster report from the New York Times looking...

Duration:00:56:32

5/7/19: House to hold Barr in contempt as Treasury denies Trump's taxes

5/7/2019
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--On the Show: --Sheri Berman, Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University, and author of the book "Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Regime to the Present Day," joins David to discuss why social democrats did so well in Europe historically, and less well in the United States in more recent history --The House of Representatives will move to hold Trump Attorney General William Barr in contempt for not releasing the unredacted Mueller...

Duration:00:56:21

5/6/19: Trump wants 6 year term over "stollen" years

5/6/2019
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--On the Show: --Douglas Rushkoff, media theorist, Professor at CUNY Queens College, host of the Team Human podcast and author of the book "Team Human," joins David to discuss digital technology's erosive effect on human freedom and communities --Today's Republicans would not have impeached Richard Nixon if they had been in office in 1974, and we have to understand this to understand what's happening with Donald Trump --Donald Trump implies he'd like a 6 year term because the first 2...

Duration:01:01:06

5/3/19: Trump may be abandoning the anti-vaccine movement

5/3/2019
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--On the Show: --Classic Interview: Bill Blunden, an independent computer security researcher and author of the book “Behold a Pale Farce: Cyberwar, Threat Inflation, and the Malware Industrial Complex,” joins David to discuss internet surveillance, privacy, crime, and more… --Donald Trump signals that he might be abandoning the anti-vaccine movement he has placated since the 2016 Republican primaries --Caller is concerned that the left will not unify around the eventual 2020 Democratic...

Duration:00:56:19

5/2/19: Trump AG testifies, instantly impodes

5/2/2019
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--On the Show: --Josh Douglas, Law Professor at the University of Kentucky and author of the book "Vote for Us: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting," joins David to discuss how to increase voter access and fight disenfranchisement and voter suppression --Donald Trump's propagandizing Attorney General William Barr testifies before a Senate committee and immediately implodes under questioning from Senator Kamala Harris --Notable discussion from the David Pakman...

Duration:00:56:36

5/1/19: Mueller says Barr letter doesn't capture truth of probe...shock!

5/1/2019
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--On the Show: --Renato Mariotti, former federal prosecutor, CNN legal analyst, and Politico Legal Affairs Columnist, joins David to discuss the Mueller report and probe, the future for William Barr, and much more --A stunning Washington Post report exposes that Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller contacted Trump's AG William Barr to tell him that his 4-page letter didn't accurately represent the investigation's results --It's time for Bernie Sanders to stop calling himself a democratic...

Duration:00:58:14

4/30/19: Deputy AG resigns and 55% say the won't vote Trump 2020

4/30/2019
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--On the Show: --Bill Bostock, news reporters at Business Insider in London, joins David to discuss the Saudi government app "Absher" used by men to track women --Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submits his resignation to Donald Trump, causing even more chaos --A stunning new poll says 55% of Americans have already decided they will not vote for Donald Trump in 2020, but unfortunately this does not preclude Donald Trump from winning re-election --Donald Trump makes numerous false...

Duration:00:57:39

4/29/19: Another synagogue shooting as Trump keeps stonewalling Congress

4/29/2019
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--On the Show: --Lee McIntyre, Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and author of the book "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience," joins David to discuss anti- and pseudo-intellectualism, and anti-science sentiment in America --A 19-year-old white supremacist opens fire at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in California, killing one person and injuring three, in yet another white supremacist...

Duration:00:57:02