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Hip Hop: Outta da Bronx, and Around the World

On the latest episode of Patriot Act, Hasan dissects how the rise of music streaming on platforms like YouTube, Spotify, and SoundCloud has influenced the sound, reach, and impact of modern day hip hop. While streaming technology has led to the commercial viability of SoundCloud rappers, it is simultaneously enabling rap as a viable form of protest against oppressive regimes around the world.

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Historian Rutger Bregman: Moderates Are The Real Fringe

Rutger Bregman, who went viral for his criticism of the super-rich at Davos, joins Lawrence to react to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's push for "Democratic socialism" and right-wing attacks on Democratic proposals.

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Juanita | Netflix Movie

Fed up with her life, Juanita leaves her grown kids behind and hits the road in search of a fresh start.

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Now That's What I Call an Alibi

'You've Got Friends in High Places' and all your other favorite misquoted Garth Brooks songs that you can use to obstruct justice!

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A Better Way to Tax the Rich

American wealth inequality is staggering. A wealth tax, which would home in on the money people actually have, rather than just the money we earn and spend, could be a solution.

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VENEZUELA | Music Parody

A different message to the melody of 'I heard it through the grapevine.' And some other recognizable tunes.

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Kudos to Rep. Ilhan Omar for the Challenge to the Israel Lobby

The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Thursday condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination, white supremacy and other forms of hate. Democracy Now! hosts a discussion with Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy; Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies who serves on the national board of Jewish Voice for Peace; and Remi Kanazi, a Palestinian-American poet, writer and organizer.

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Student Loans | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

With Americans' student debt now over $1.5 trillion, private financial companies have benefited from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' hands-off regulation that has made it easy for students to become trapped in debt

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Racism in the Michael Cohen Hearing?

Rep. Rashida Tlaib said what Mark Meadows did at the Michael Cohen hearing was racist. Then, Rep. Tlaib apologized to Meadows. Lawrence explains the House rules do not allow members of the House to insult members of the House and insists that that doesn't mean Mark Meadows is not a racist.

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A New Algorithm Decodes Rat Squeaks

Rats are social and chatty critters, but most of their chatter is above the frequency that human ears can hear. If researchers could listen to what rats are “saying,” it could change countless experiments. We visit some scientists who built software to make sense of their squeaks.

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Native Son | Movie

The story of a young African-American man who comes of age in the South Side of Chicago, based on the seminal Richard Wright novel with the same title. Premieres April 6 on HBO.

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Tucker Carlson Totally Loses It in Unaired Interview

Fox News refused to air this interview with Dutch historian Rutger Bregman after Fox News host Tucker Carlson lost his temper, calling his guest a 'tiny brain...moron' during the interview.

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Documentary | Knock Down The House

Knock Down the House follows four women political candidates – a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri – during the 2018 mid-term elections. The film was voted the Festival Favorite Award from among 121 films at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. 

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Brexit III

The UK could officially leave the European Union next month, which would be a huge change with hugely damaging consequences.

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Angela Davis Returns to Birmingham

Angela Davis reflects on Palestinian rights and the indivisibility of freedom, the Birmingham civil rights movement and the on-off-and-then-on-again award to her.

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Ari Melber Interview With Four Key Mueller Witnesses

Four witnesses involved in Bob Mueller’s Russia probe – Jerome Corsi, Sam Nunberg, Michael Caputo and Carter Page – are each linked to President Trump, each directly involved in the Russia probe and have each given testimony to federal investigators

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Get Me Roger Stone | Movie Trailer

One man was plotting a Donald Trump presidential run for years: Roger Stone. Diving deep into the mind of the master manipulator, Get Me Roger Stone provides a raw perspective on American politics from Joe McCarthy to Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.

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Cardi B & Nancy P Take on Trump

Trump fires back at Nancy P after she proposes postponing the State of the Union address. Cardi B sounds off about the government shutdown. Michael Kosta unpacks the use of crowdfunding to help unpaid federal workers.

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Shoplifters | Movie Trailer

In this award-winning gem, a veteran shoplifter and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold and take her in, testing their family bonds. Full review.
 

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