With Trump’s presidency almost over, his legacy in the conservative media sphere starts to take shape. Plus, Qassem Soleimani – the man, the myth and the message.
We discuss a week that had Americans glued to their screens, watching live feeds from Washington, DC, of what Donald Trump is leaving behind.
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Will Sommer – Politics reporter, The Daily Beast
Sara Fischer – Media reporter, Axios
Parker Molloy – Editor-at-large, Media Matters for America
John Nichols – National affairs correspondent, The Nation
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It was a good news – quickly followed by bad news – week for the founder of WikiLeaks. Richard Gizbert talks to producer Flo Phillips about the continuing case against Julian Assange.
Qassem Soleimani – the man, the myth and the message
The Listening Post’s Tariq Nafi reports on an Iranian general who, one year after he was killed, has become a powerful symbol in a story Tehran wants to tell about itself.
Narges Bajoghli – Assistant professor, Middle East Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Hamid Dabashi – Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Christiane Gruber – Professor in History of Art, University of Michigan