What does the 2020 election in the United States tell us, or remind us, about the state of democracy in America? A follow-up to our Season 4 series on democracy, The Land That Never Has…
Normal could well mean the end of global civilization as we know it. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/25/opinion/new-normal-climate-catastrophes.html?smid=tw-share
@Zigzip73 @mattyglesias The United Kingdom has a House with 650 members for a population of 67 million. (103,000/member) The US has a House with 435 members for a population of 322 million (740,000/member) with state borders further distorting allocation of seats.
Hmm. Approximately 74 million?
Just finished @Isabelwilkerson ‘s book “Caste: The origins of discontent”
So good ❤️
This question continues to haunt me: “If people were given the choice between democracy and whiteness, how many would choose whiteness?”
Pretty sure a lot of our listeners would appreciate this year-long podcast series,The American Project, which in a way picked up where our "Seeing White" left off and went deep on reparations. From @OshaDavidson with @SandyDarity and others. Check it out: http://www.theamericanproject.us
Our final episode of season one is now out: Callie House organized for Ex-slave pensions in the 19th Century. Others picked up the fight for reparations through the 20th Century and now into the 21st. Listen at http://TheAmericanProject.us or wherever you get your podcasts.
Here it is made explicit. Rand Paul: Please go back to playing the stupidest version of “objectivity.” He said vs. he said, who can know?
Stephanopolous: Actually here’s what we know.
Paul: Not fair!
"George, where you make a mistake, people coming from the liberal side like you, you immediately say everything is a lie, instead of saying there are two sides to everything" -- Rand Paul is still pushing The Big Lie