Christopher Stroop, Writer, Scholar, Ex-Evangelical, and Stanford Ph.D. in Russian history joins Rick to discuss recent news coming out about Russia’s involvement in hacking the 2016 US elections and what authoritarian ties bind Russia, Trump, and the Religious Right in America.

Matías Vernengo, Professor of Economics at Bucknell University and Naked Keynesianism Blogger joins Rick to discuss the growing student auto loan debt as household debt shifts from mortgages to student loans and what the means for the economy and policy makers.

Isaiah J. Poole, Communications Director with People’s Action and the People’s Action Institute joins Rick to take a look back at the week that was and examine all of the bizarre news surrounding Trump, Russia, and the political theater being played out with every Trump Tweet.