While the Democrats celebrate the blue wave, we all seem to be ignoring the larger problem in America: inequality. Anand Giridharadas joins Nick to explain how elites are destroying the world, how philanthropy is a fallacy designed to keep the poor poor, on the rich richer, and how inequality in the U.S. is likely going to lead to a revolution, if it hasn’t already, and why Giridharadas believes the poor have been duped into voting for social issues (like abortion and gay rights) but in doing so, are voting against themselves economically.
“No question: He Gives a S**t About the Country”: The Mooch Explains Trump
Anthony Scaramucci candidly discusses it all: his eleven days in the White House, the Lizza call, Bannon’s self-fellating, Trump’s political instincts, the midterms, border separations, what the media gets wrong and his own alter ego, The Mooch.
Should Zuck be Fired?
As Facebook’s scandals mount, and its mea culpas fall flat, some are wondering how society can rein in the company—regulation, intervention, God knows what. On this week’s episode, Sally Hubbard, who served in the New York State A.G.’s Antitrust Bureau, and now works at Capitol Forum, the influential and erudite beltway financial journal, explains why the government should break up Facebook, and why Mark Zuckerberg might be the most dangerous C.E.O. in the world. After the show, Ted Sarandos of Netflix discusses the future of Hollywood, and how Netflix will dominate the future of storytelling
Michael Avenatti Says He is Trump’s Kryptonite
The TV lawyer-turned-political aspirant talks to Vanity Fair’s Emily Jane Fox about his political dreams, the Stormy Daniels of it all, and how he found himself in front of the audience of one.
Monica Lewinsky and Hannah Gadsby Talk Trauma
In this special episode, the award-winning stand-up comedian and creator of “Nanette” talks to Monica Lewinsky, social activist and Vanity Fair contributing editor, on how to deal with trauma in the public eye