Last week I rolled up to 7 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan for a “Quality of Life Panel” hosted by the Manhattan Institute, one of the city’s most influential conservative think tanks.
CounterSpin interview with Rebecca Vallas about shaming the poor
CounterSpin interview with Felicia Kornbluh on the legacy of 'welfare reform'
Plans to ease poverty don't have to work--so long as they're bipartisan
This week on CounterSpin: The government shutdown has pundits lamenting the same old Beltway dysfunction. But who’s actually to blame for the shutdown? And who’s affected? We’ll speak to Imara Jones from ColorLines.
Also on the show: The U.N.’s latest climate report is out, and its findings are alarming. According to the scientists, they are as certain that we are causing warming as they are that cigarettes cause cancer, and the problem is not getting any better. So why are some outlets reporting the IPCC’s findings as good news? We’ll talk to Ryan Koronowski of Climate Progress about what the report actually says.