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LEVER TIME: This One Election Could End Democracy (also, Susan Sarandon On Being Liberals' Scapegoat)

On this week’s Lever Time: David breaks down Democrats’ surprise climate bill; discusses the importance of the Pennsylvania governor’s race; and speaks with actor and activist Susan Sarandon.
LEVER TIME: This One Election Could End Democracy (also, Susan Sarandon On Being Liberals' Scapegoat)

In the new episode of our weekly podcast Lever Time, David sits down with actor and activist Susan Sarandon to discuss how she became liberals’ favorite scapegoat to blame for the Democratic Party’s glaring failures. This segment begins at 1:10:54.

In addition:

  • David speaks with New York Times columnist David Wallace-Wells about the strengths and weaknesses of Democrats’ surprise climate deal. This segment begins at 10:20.
  • David interviews Josh Shapiro, the Democratic nominee for governor of Pennsylvania, who’s running against a right-wing extremist in arguably the most important race of 2022. This segment begins at 42:15.

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