Phoenix Point, Unpacking, Animal Crossing New Horizons: Happy Home Paradise DLC, and Neurocracy Interview with special guests Joannes Truyens and Leigh Alexander.
This week we do a pretty depressing election recap and then promise to not talk about electoral politics for a very long time. Biden is allowing BLM protesters to face domestic terrorism charges from the Trump Administration for engaging in property destruction and harming no one. Starbucks sent management into 3 Buffalo area stores to quell talks of unionizing, and they can’t even take out the trash without pissing off workers. Marjorie Taylor Greene promises to abolish the prison industrial complex, and Sleepy Joe let one rip in front of the Duchess of Cornhole. What a time to be alive.
India Walton’s loss: https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/india-walton-buffalo-loss/
Biden stands by as protestors are charged with terrorism: https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-biden-plays-hardball-with-black-lives-matter-20211019-37fgfctxorhzpcvvnpf7wqrmh4-story.html
Starbucks employees make unionizing effort: https://www.wivb.com/news/top-stories/workers-accuse-starbucks-of-using-aggressive-tactics-to-thwart-union-drives/
Based MTG: https://twitter.com/mtgreenee/status/Ret do do cc?s=21
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Charlotte wants us to remember the battle for Stalingrad
Episode Discussed: Schitt’s Creek, Episode 14, Season 6 “Happy Ending"
Special Guest: Charlotte Shane, essayist and author of Prostitute Laundry https://twitter.com/CharoShane
Binging/Cringing: Leila is binging The Parisian Agency (L’Agence) on Netflix
Lori is cringing at the makers of Stillwater ripping off Amanda Knox’ life story
Tweet thread by Knox herself here: www.twitter.com/cringewatchers/status/1421863507725897732
New York Times article mentioned by Charlotte that cites a sex worker named Candii: www.nytimes.com/2021/07/23/nyregion/sex-workers-nyc.html
VICE article mentioned by Lori that looks at massage parlors that give happy endings and the people who work there: https://www.vice.com/en/article/ywak3j/asian-massage-parlors-with-happy-endings-give-these-sex-workers-a-decent-living
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For rap duo City Girls, twerking is more than a dance move - it’s a
On this episode, Roqayah is out sick but Kumars spoke with Eric Holthaus, a meteorologist who writes about weather and science for a variety of outlets. He’s also the host of the podcast Warm Regards, where scientists, activists, and journalists join Eric to discuss climate change and what to do about it. Eric and Kumars begin by reviewing the relevant science, including the effect of climate change on extreme weather events; resources like land, air and water; and living organisms and ecosystems. We examine proposed political and technological fixes to the crisis, and their inadequacy in dealing with the magnitude of what we face. Finally, we discuss strategies for developing the mass movement that will be required for not only eliminating the use of fossil fuels, but also replacing them with an energy economy that provides for all people, not just the wealthy and powerful.
Follow Eric on twitter at @EricHolthaus, and follow his podcast at @ourwarmregards.
Resource on LGBT life in Cuba discussed at the end of the episode:
Rainbow Solidarity in Defense of Cuba by Leslie Feinberg
Episode permalink: https://deleteyouraccount.libsyn.com/feeling-the-heat
#FreeBresha, Reparations in Chicago, and Social Movements as Collective Art Making: Mariame Kaba Interview (E17) - HUMORLESS QUEERS
Humorless Queers speaks to Mariame Kaba (@prisonculture), organizer, educator and curator. We discuss the #FreeBresha campaign, the fight for reparations in Chicago, the #Medicare4all campaign, art in social movements, and “social movements as a form of collective art making.”
Kaba has worked with young people for over two decades in various capacities (as a teacher, mentor and organizer). In 2009, she founded Project NIA, a grassroots organization with a long term vision of ending youth incarceration. Her work has extended from the classroom, to community-based settings, and to the streets. She currently organizes with Survived and Punished.
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