Justice

Steve April 16, 2021

In today’s show, French-American cooking writer Jamie Schler joins us to talk baking and politics. We get into the whole Coronavirus situation in Europe, and how things got so out of control over there, and also delve in to the resurgence of far-right politics there and here at home. But a good portion of our show is […]

Steve April 16, 2021

by Lacey Wallace, Penn State The U.S. has suffered yet another mass shooting, with a deadly attack in a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. This was the fifth mass shooting in five weeks, including a shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado that took the lives of 10 people on March 22 and just days earlier, […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Sheila Jackson Lee is not just a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, she’s one of the 5 vice chairs of the CPC– although the only one with a ProgressivePunch “C” rating. The others all have “A” vote score. On top of her bad voting record, she’s not the kind of progressive advocate a district […]

Steve April 16, 2021

A data breach of a Christian crowdfunding website has uncovered donations police officers and public officials made to Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen accused of murdering two Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, following the officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake. According to The Guardian, the transparency group known as Distributed Denial of Secrets shared […]

Steve April 15, 2021

The curse of Trump lives on. A new Monmouth poll shows that Republicans are twice as likely as Democrats to be unvaccinated against Covid. The survey found that 67% of Democrats have already received at least one vaccine dose, compared to only 36% of Republicans. And nearly half of Republicans say they don’t ever plan on getting […]

Steve April 15, 2021

We get the latest on the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd, with Minneapolis-based civil rights attorney Nekima Levy Armstrong. She says prosecutors in the case have successfully chipped away at the “blue wall of silence” by getting current police officials to testify against Chauvin. However, she […]

Steve April 14, 2021

Rallygoers lined up to enter the Target Center arena for a Donald J. Trump for President rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Credit: Tony Webster https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ by Paul Thomas, Radford University Recent calls to deprogram QAnon conspiracy followers are steeped in discredited notions about brainwashing. As popularly imagined, brainwashing is a coercive procedure that programs new long-term […]

Steve April 14, 2021

Just when you thought that Fox News couldn’t go any lower, last night Fox host Tucker Carlson suggested that: Covid vaccines — all of them — may not even work at all; President Biden knows they don’t work; The vaccines might actually be really dangerous; and Biden is hiding the truth from the American people. Yes — […]