After the Civil War, a surprising coalition tried to remake the United States into a real multiracial democracy for the first time. Reconstruction, as the effort was called, brought dramatic change to America. For a…
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Podcast from @CDSDuke. Now: Season 4, The Land That Never Has Been Yet, exploring U.S. democracy. Hosted by John Biewen, with @catchatweetdown, dist'd by @prx.
The latest episode of @SceneOnRadio could not be more timely: an exploration of so-called media objectivity in covering lynchings a century ago, and police killings today. Check it out. https://www.sceneonradio.org/s4-e11-more-truth/
So excited that the #ViewFromSomewhere and excerpts from @nhannahjones @Deardarkness @dmindich @ramonammartinez are featured on @SceneOnRadio this week. With @catchatweetdown and John Biewen...it's kind of a dream come true! https://www.sceneonradio.org/s4-e11-more-truth/
Minneapolis Mayor @Jacob_Frey says there should be charges in #GeorgeFloyd death. He said: "Why is the man who killed George Floyd not in jail?...The officer who had his knee on the neck of George Floyd should be charged, and I'm calling on Hennepin County Attorney to do that."
She just said it. https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1265694811014811654
I’ll just say it: a lot of politicians are scared of the political power of the police,and that’s why changes to hold them accountable for flagrant killings don’t happen. That in itself is a scary problem.
We shouldn’t be intimidated out of holding people accountable for murder.
"A lot of violence has been done to the truth in the name of objectivity." @catchatweetdown gets passionate about democracy, capitalism & journalism in The Land That Never Has Been Yet, with @LewisPants @nhannahjones @Deardarkness @dmindich @SceneOnRadio http://www.sceneonradio.org/tag/season-4/