Joan Walsh

Host of Sunday Calling

Joan Walsh is the host of Sunday Calling. She is The Nation’s National Affairs Correspondent and an MSNBC political analyst. She is the author of What’s the Matter With White People? Finding Our Way in the Next America.


Joan Walsh appears in the following:

Episode 3: Now What?

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Why do some harassers lose their jobs, while others get a pass?

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How One Vote Changed the Virginia Statehouse

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Need proof that every vote counts? In Virginia, a single vote in a recount ended GOP control the statehouse.

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Doug Jones Elected Senator and Trump Attacks Gillibrand

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones is elected as Alabama's new senator and President Trump attacks Senator Gillibrand on Twitter.

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Al Franken Announces His Plan to Resign

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Al Franken announced his plan to resign from the United States Senate in the coming weeks. 

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National Politics With Joan Walsh

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Joan Walsh, host of WNYC's new show Sunday Calling, on Sen. Jeff Flake's comments about the president and the latest in national political news.

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Joan Walsh: Russia, Healthcare and More

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Joan Walsh, The Nation's National Affairs Correspondent and an MSNBC political analyst, discusses the latest in national political news.


Republicans Decide to Wait Out Obamacare

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The president has tweeted, "let Obamacare fail," but The Nation's Joan Walsh says in reality, he's killing it.


The Russian Hacks' Potential Delegitimization

Monday, January 16, 2017

The Nation's Joan Walsh and Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin discuss Rep. John Lewis' claim that alleged Russian hacking makes Trump's presidency illegitimate.

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Sanders v. Clinton: Who's More Electable?

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Two journalists debate about who is the more electable candidate for the Democratic party, Bernie Sanders or Hilary Clinton.

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Are We Going to Talk About the Fact That a Woman and a Latino Won the Iowa Caucuses?

Thursday, February 04, 2016

For the first time in history a woman and a Latino won the Iowa caucus -- but no one's talking about it in demographic terms. Is that a good thing?

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Joan Walsh

Monday, January 21, 2013

Joan Walsh, editor, writer, editor-at-large of and an MSNBC political analyst, discusses the state of politics and the economy and how they’re shaping the president’s agenda. Walsh is also the author of What’s the Matter with White People.

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What’s the Matter with White People

Monday, October 01, 2012

MSNBC political analyst and Salon columnist Joan Walsh looks at the cause and effects of the rise of divisive politics over the last 40 years in this country. In What’s the Matter with White People she makes the case that changes unleashed in the 1960s pitted Americans against one another politically in new and destructive ways—while economically, everyone fell behind except the wealthy.

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