Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues. backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia... Show More

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March 5, 2021 61 min
"How the Party of Lincoln Has Become the Party of Alex Jones" | Christopher Miller and Ryan McCarthy Must Explain Why The Pentagon Waited Over Three Hours to Rescue the Capitol | How One Crackpot Conspiracist is Holding Up Help For Millions of Americans backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Time to Join the Fight Against the Party of White Supremacy's Attempt to Rewrite History | A Former Colleague of Senator Hawley's on Whether the FBI is Investigating Hawley's Ties to the Insurrection | Going After Billionaires Who Pay Millions to Hide Trillions backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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The "Christian" GOP Celebrates a Sexual Harasser While the Democrats Show Cuomo the Door | A Plan to Save Democracies From Kleptocracies by Going After Dirty Money | The Brave and Inspiring Kurdish Women Warriors Who Fought ISIS backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Trump Makes It Clear He IS the Republican Party and It's Kingmaker | Trump Outlines Voter Suppression Plans at CPAC | Rob Wallace on the Origins of Covid-19 backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Trump's GOP Weaponizes the Big Lie of "Stop the Steal" to Steal the Next Elections | What is Wrong With Paying Workers a Living Wage? | Could the Revelations in Trump's Tax Documents Land Him in Jail? backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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While Holding the Mob Accountable For Storming the Capitol, We Cannot Police Our Way Out of Authoritarianism | No Report from the DNI Because Biden Can't Get the Saudi King on the Phone | A Senate Insider on How Nothing Will Get Done Unless the Democrats Get Rid of the Filibuster backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Further Investigations of the Capitol Riot Could Involve Roger Stone, Alex Jones, Mike Flynn and Steve Bannon | Relief For the 45 Million Americans Drowning Under $1.7 Trillion in Student Loan Debt | More Evidence About to Emerge On MbS's Role in the Murder of Khashoggi backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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America's Deadly Milestone of 500,000 Preventable Deaths Had We Not Had Such a Sick and Stupid Leader | Capitol Cops on the Failures of Their Chiefs and Sergeants-at-Arms | Rediscovering America's Tradition of Taming Markets to Advance Freedom backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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SCOTUS Finally Releases Trump's Taxes to the Manhattan DA | If the Democrats Don't Go Bold the GOP Will Control the Senate and Courts Into the Future | Iran Takes an American Hostage as Blinken Endorses the Declaration Against Arbitrary Detention in State to State Relations backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Trump's Save America PAC in the Real Steal as he Fleeces His Followers Out of $500 million | Can Principled Conservative and Democrats Work Around Trump's GOP? | The River of Guns From the U.S. to Mexico and From Red States Into Inner Cities backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Why Is the Supreme Court Sitting on Trump's Tax Returns? | Bills to Have the IRS Audit Rich Tax Cheats Would Raise $600 Billion a Year | How Putin Has Brought Russia Back and is Reshaping the International Order backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Texas's Political Leaders and Fox News Blame AOC and the Green New Deal for the Frozen Electricity Grid | A Commission to Find the "Facts and Causes" of the Insurrection and Storming of the Capitol | A Witness in the First Impeachment and Special Counsel in the Second on Trump's Legal Landscape Ahead backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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The Democrats Will Get Nowhere Unless They End the Filibuster | Climate Change Deniers in Charge of Texas Grapple With a Frozen Electricity Grid | With Biden Isolating MbS, Will the Saudi Royals Come Up With More Acceptable Leadership? backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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After Exonerating Trump, the GOP Targets Republican Senators Who Voted to Convict Him | The Backlash Against the Military Coup From Brave Citizens in Myanmar | America's Waning Dominance and the Rise of Kleptocracy, Illiberalism and China backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Republican Senators Who Acquitted Trump For a Second Time Will Live in Infamy | If Republicans Win a Future Election It's OK, But if Democrats Do It's Rigged | Employers Should be Able to Mandate Covid Vaccines backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Could Jamie Raskin's Closing Argument Move Enough Republicans to Avoid Their Eternal Shame in History? | The Consequences For the GOP in Exonerating Trump | The Cyberweapons Arms Race and a New Kind of Global Warfare backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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History Will Condemn Senators Who Turn a Blind Eye to Trump's Monstrous Crimes | A Biographer of Mike Pence on Our Homeless and Silent Ex VP | What Happens When Anti-Government Libertarians Take Over a Town's Government backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Will Witnesses Who Could Seal Trump's Fate Testify? | The GOP's Authoritarian Moves to Recount the Election in Arizona | Secession Movements Are on the Rise and Break Ups Could Happen Soon backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Will Mike Pence Confront the Man He Slavishly Served Who Tried to Have Him Killed? | Trump's Dead-Enders Are Now Getting Sued and Losing Business | Investing Love and Solidarity, Not in Jobs But in Each Other backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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Biden Cuts Off Trump's Intelligence Briefings as it Becomes Clear Trump Was Behind the Storming of the Capitol | The Uncanny Similarities Between Trump and Senator Joe McCarthy | Protests by India's Farmers as Modi Cracks Down on the Press backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
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