In this episode John talks about the Schumer/Manchin deal: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 which is supposed to fight inflation, invest in domestic energy production and manufacturing, and reduce carbon emissions by roughly 40 percent by 2030. Then he interviews Moustafa Bayoumi on his cover story in The Nation, “Journey to Guantánamo: A Week in America’s Notorious Penal Colony.” Finally he takes calls from Laurie in Wyoming and Bruce in California who sparks a rant on anti-abortion conservatives.