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Lever Time is the flagship weekly podcast from The Lever. It is hosted by award-winning journalist and Oscar nominated writer David Sirota and features exclusive reporting from The Lever’s newsroom, high-profile guest interviews, and expert analysis from the sharpest minds in media and politics.
Comedian Dave Anthony and screenwriterJosh Olson audit a variety of online classes, docuseries, and other media products created by noxious political figures and boil them down to the good stuff. By which they mean… the bad stuff.
Dave, Josh, and a rotating coterie of guest hosts consume depraved educational content, then regurgitate a short-form review detailing the sociopathy baked into the messages. It’s like listening to a book report — except the authors are deranged lunatics poisoning American culture.
Narrated by David Sirota, MELTDOWN explores how the financial crisis and the Obama administration’s response helped create the conditions for the rise of Donald Trump, and how Democrats risk repeating the same history today.
Produced by Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney, MELTDOWN features exclusive interviews with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Thomas Frank, Matt Taibbi, and Sirota's never-before-aired interview with Barack Obama.
The Lever is a reader-supported investigative news outlet that holds accountable the people and corporations manipulating the levers of power. The Lever was founded by award-winning investigative journalist David Sirota, co-writer of Don't Look Up and presidential campaign speechwriter for Bernie Sanders, and staffed by a team of groundbreaking investigative journalists.