Author: Eclectablog

Jesus might dig Mike Pence… with special guest exvangelist extraordinaire Chrissy Stroop

Jesus might dig Mike Pence… with special guest exvangelist extraordinaire Chrissy Stroop

Chrissy Stroop on Twitter: @C_Stroop Chrissy Stroop’s website Not Your Mission Field: CStroop.com Chrissy Stroop’s Global Crossroads podcast can be found HERE. Global Crossroads on Twitter: @CrossroadsPod Chrissy Stroop’s work at Rewire.news can be found HERE. Chrissy Stroop’s work at Playboy can be found HERE. Support Chrissy Stroop’s important work through her Patreon. Chris Savage at Eclectablog: Donald Trump to […]

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Unions help EVERYBODY – with special guest former UAW president Bob King

Unions help EVERYBODY – with special guest former UAW president Bob King

Bob King’s Wikipedia entry is HERE. AFL-CIO: 9 Things You Need to Know About the Role of Unions The Bargaining for the Common Good website is HERE. Helaine Olen at The Washington Post: SEIU has an ambitious new plan for workers’ rights. Democratic candidates should take notice. David Madland at the Center for American Progress Action Fund: How to Promote […]

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Trump isn’t a climate change denier, he’s a climate change cheerleader and champion

Trump isn’t a climate change denier, he’s a climate change cheerleader and champion

As I have been saying on this site and on our podcast for over two years, all of the chaff created by Donald Trump’s reckless chaos is masking the long-term damage he’s doing to our country and our planet. While we worry he’s violating the Emoluments Clause or being the Racist in Chief, his administration is inexorably undoing nearly every […]

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Was Trump’s election a hate crime? With special guest human rights lawyer & activist Arjun Sethi

Was Trump’s election a hate crime? With special guest human rights lawyer & activist Arjun Sethi

Arjun Sethi on Twitter: @ArjunSethi81 Arjun Sethi’s must-read book American Hate – Survivors Speak Out available at SurvivorsSpeakOut.org. Mirza Waheed at The Guardian: India’s illegal power grab is turning Kashmir into a colony Zubair Sofi at the Independent: With meticulous planning then mass arrests and ‘torture’, Kashmir’s autonomy was lost Rebecca Ratcliffe and Kakoli Bhattacharya at The Guardian: India: almost […]

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BOOM! U.S. Attorney to Nazis & white nationalist terrorists: “We will do everything we can to be there to stop you”

BOOM! U.S. Attorney to Nazis & white nationalist terrorists: “We will do everything we can to be there to stop you”

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman from the Northern District of Ohio made public the federal criminal charges against Ohio white nationalist terrorist wannabe James Reardon yesterday. In doing so, he made a few perfunctory statements about the charges. What he said next is worth two minutes of your time to read. He has a powerful message for Nazis and other white […]

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How unions got beaten down and how they can get worked up again – with special guest Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times

How unions got beaten down and how they can get worked up again – with special guest Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times

Steven Greenhouse on Twitter: @GreenhouseNYT Purchase Steven Greenhouse’s new book Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor HERE. Just finished the @greenhousenyt new book – a must read for anyone who wants to understand the US worker story. Starting with the garment workers and Flint, it winds through big labor struggles and turning points of […]

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The deceptive corporatist rewriting of the history of the #FlintWaterCrisis is in full swing

The deceptive corporatist rewriting of the history of the #FlintWaterCrisis is in full swing

During the time when the Flint water crisis was unfolding, right wing conservatives spent a lot of time trying to convince the country and the world that it was all the fault of the local government. They portrayed these local leaders as incompetent buffoons who poisoned themselves, countering the reality that the local government officials had literally NO POWER to […]

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The Liberal Redneck & the WellRED Comedy Tour come to northern Michigan to support Progress Michigan

The Liberal Redneck & the WellRED Comedy Tour come to northern Michigan to support Progress Michigan

Starting in 2016, Trae Crowder posted low-tech but absolutely hilarious videos under the name “Liberal Redneck”. The videos quickly became a viral sensation garnering millions of views on YouTube. Trae’s comedy turns a mirror on the stereotypical southern rednecks he grew up with and shows just how ridiculous so many of their political views are. From transgender people using public […]

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From the tweets to the streets — with very special guest Feminista Jones

From the tweets to the streets — with very special guest Feminista Jones

Feminista Jones on Twitter: @FeministaJones Feminista Jones’ website: FeministaJones.com Buy Feminista Jones’ new book Reclaiming Our Space HERE. Feminista Jones at Zora: Which Candidate Will Feminist Democrats Rally Around? Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere flip Virginia blue by supporting Sheila Bynum-Coleman by clicking HERE. Help Progressives Everywhere help […]

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Stop taking politics for granted – with special guest author and historian Prof. Kevin M. Kruse

Stop taking politics for granted – with special guest author and historian Prof. Kevin M. Kruse

Kevin M. Kruse on Twitter: @KevinMKruse Kevin M. Kruse’s website: KevinMKruse.com Buy Kevin M. Kruse’s new book Fault Lines HERE. Kevin M. Kruse at The New York Times: The Real Problem With Trump’s Rallies Kevin M. Kruse at The Atlantic: How the Republican Majority Emerged LOLGOP at Eclectablog: 2020 also has to be about stopping #MoscowMitch from radicalizing America Jordan […]

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How the super rich have hacked American democracy – with special guest Eric Levitz from New York Magazine

How the super rich have hacked American democracy – with special guest Eric Levitz from New York Magazine

Eric Levitz on Twitter: @EricLevitz Eric Levitz at New York Magazine: Tribalism Isn’t Our Democracy’s Main Problem. The Conservative Movement Is. Eric Levitz at New York Magazine: Moderate Democrats Warn That AOC Is Distracting From Their Nonexistent Message Eric Levitz at New York Magazine: National Conservatives Want Cultural Dominance Not ‘Social Cohesion’ Ilhan Omar at The New York Times: It […]

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