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I can see Russia from my house!

Reports of Russians crossing the Bering Straight to seek asylum in Alaska made me realize my perspective is so continental. For all the existential stakes between us, do you think Americans have internalized the reality of mainland Russia being 55 miles from Alaska? That’s less than Cuba to Key West. Only a few miles separate two islands in the middle. One is a Russian military base and the other is home to a village of under one hundred Native Americans on Alaskan soil.

Ticketmaster Monopoly

Now that you guys are doing live shows, can you please help me understand how these ticket scalpers were able to position themselves to get a slice of every mainstream live show out there? It seems that if any company ever qualified to be broken up, it would be ticket master. How is Ticketmaster good for the consumer at all? May be a good topic for Matt Stoller to cover.

Vimeo option

What hapoened to our promised choice of the vimeo link? I am paying for your show I should not be subjected to youtubes irritating advertisements in order to use my subscription service. This is the dealbreaker on whether I shall choose to resubscribe a third year…

Montana?

Love you guys! Been a long time fan since the Hill days! I live in Montana and I am a progressive like Krystal, so I am definitely in the minority lol. I was wondering what things I can do to make a difference here and to push more towards my values , as my vote seems to make little difference here. Also, will you be doing a live show near here? I would love to go to one!

Please get Prof. Mark Blyth on your show to talk about austerity, inflation, Angrynomics and quite literally anything.

Mark is the William R. Rhodes Professor of International Economics and Professor of International and Public Affairs at Brown University. He is known for having an excellent take on Global Trumpism, has his own podcast called Mark and Carrie and has written several books including Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea and Angrynomics. His latest is about inflation. Crucially, he speaks plainly, is very funny and would be a perfect complement to Breaking Points. Best. Oscar