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On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing what the Biden administration needs to do to defeat extremism and white supremacy in the United States. Yesterday, Joe Biden became the first President to repudiate extremism during an inaugural address.

The Damaging Legacy Trump Leaves Behind

Jan 19, 2021

On this edition of Your Call, we're marking Donald Trump’s last full day in the White House by discussing the damage he and his administration have done, from their failures to address the COVID crisis and the destruction of the administrative state to a broad scale rollback of decades of environmental protections and the separation of immigrant children from their families, many of whom have still not be reunited.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss how last week’s riot was organized and what far-right extremist groups are planning next. The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in DC in the coming days.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re speaking with fascism experts Ruth Ben-Ghiat and Jason Stanley about last week’s assault on the Capitol and how Trump has fueled extremism and incited violence, threats, and assaults.


On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we are discussing the attacks on the Capitol by violent pro-Trump mobs and white nationalists.