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The Continuous Action
The Continuous Action
Walter Shaub

The Continuous Action explores the ongoing labor of democracy through conversations with those who do that work every day.Join Walter Shaub, former director... more

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Over Classified

How did classified records wind up in the homes of former President Trump and two former vice presidents, Joe Biden... more

11 May 2023 · 18 minutes
Courting Disaster

The Supreme Court has an ethics problem. The Project on Government Oversight’s Sarah Turberville and David Janovsky join Walt to... more

04 May 2023 · 24 minutes

A 2015 membership roll for the Oath Keepers, a violent, anti-government extremist group, included hundreds of current or former employees... more

27 Apr 2023 · 22 minutes
The Authoritarian’s Fist

Imagine a world in which the president had unfettered power to use the massive federal workforce as a weapon against... more

20 Apr 2023 · 23 minutes
Anything Goes

Members of Congress write their own rules — and those rules allow stock trades galore!In this episode of The Continuous... more

13 Apr 2023 · 29 minutes
Banned from Office!

Is Donald Trump constitutionally disqualified from running for president?   In this episode of The Continuous Action, Walt Shaub and Virginia Heffernan... more

06 Apr 2023 · 23 minutes
Introducing: Bad Watchdog

The Continuous Action will return for a second season in the spring of 2023. In the meantime, check out the... more

27 Jan 2023 · 3 minutes
Out of Control

In Episode 5 of The Continuous Action, hosts Walt Shaub and Virginia Heffernan sound a dire warning about the largest... more

03 Jun 2022 · 50 minutes
It’s Good To Be The King

Hosts Walt Shaub and Virginia Heffernan investigate the ways presidential power has expanded at the expense of checks and balances.... more

20 May 2022 · 53 minutes
Bonus: China’s Surveillance State

This bonus episode features our full interview with Maya Wang, the senior China researcher for Human Rights Watch. As Maya... more

13 May 2022 · 39 minutes
The Continuous Action
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The Continuous Action