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The projection of religionists in the march toward an authoritarian Gilead – wsg David Atkins

The projection of religionists in the march toward an authoritarian Gilead – wsg David Atkins

David Atkins on Twitter: @DavidOAtkins David Atkins’ work at Washington Monthly can be found HERE. David’s remarkable Twitter thread that inspired this episode is here (read the whole thing including the CODA): You are watching in real time as mainstream conservatism warms itself up to embracing QAnon's "liberals are pedophiles" doctrine wholesale. The reasons are simple: 1) QAnon has been […]

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Now they’ve pissed off the librarians! – wsg Joyce McIntosh, Freedom to Read advocate

Now they’ve pissed off the librarians! – wsg Joyce McIntosh, Freedom to Read advocate

Joyce McIntosh on Twitter: @jmclibrarian Freedom to Read Foundation: FTRF.org The American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom: ALA.org/OIF Information on reporting censorship of books, etc. to the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom is HERE. Hannah Natanson at The Washington Post: Schools nationwide are quietly removing books from their libraries Alison R. Donahue at Michigan Advance: Book challenges […]

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The intersectionality of hate is real – with special guest Lizz Winstead

The intersectionality of hate is real – with special guest Lizz Winstead

Lizz Winstead on Twitter: @LizzWinstead Abortion Access Front’s website is at AAFront.org. Listen to the Feminist Buzzkills LIVE! podcast HERE. Lizz Winstead and Renee Bracey Sherman at NBC News: Patriot Front’s anti-abortion advocacy at March for Life sends a clear message The state of Texas, with SCOTUS blessing, just gave every hate group a way to legalize oppression. Just deputize […]

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When rationality trumps Trump Republican ideology – wsg Jeff Timmer, former Exec. Dir. of the Michigan GOP

When rationality trumps Trump Republican ideology – wsg Jeff Timmer, former Exec. Dir. of the Michigan GOP

Jeff Timmer on Twitter: @JeffTimmer Two Rivers Public Affairs website: TwoRiversPublicAffairs.com The A Republic, If You Can Keep It podcast can be found HERE. Chris Savage can be found on Twitter at @Eclectablog. MoReno Taylor II can be found on Twitter at @MI_MADE_Man. Support the pod by becoming a Patreon donor HERE! Give us a five-star review at iTunes! The […]

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Born out of the ashes of the 2016 election – wsg Amanda Litman & Denzel McCampbell

Born out of the ashes of the 2016 election – wsg Amanda Litman & Denzel McCampbell

Amanda Litman on Twitter: @AmandaLitman Run for Something on Twitter: @RunForSomething Run For Something can be found online at RunForSomething.net Want to run for something and you’re a Millennial or a Gen-Zer? Go to RunForWhat.net and get started! Exposed brick. Love the salon style frame wall. Plant. Lamp work. Run for something. 10/10 @amandalitman pic.twitter.com/98RLYJhIwK — Room Rater (@ratemyskyperoom) February […]

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The Lee Chatfield saga gets WORSE and a new gun safety ballot proposal for Michigan

The Lee Chatfield saga gets WORSE and a new gun safety ballot proposal for Michigan

Simon D. Schuster on Twitter: @Simon_Schuster Michigan Campaign Finance Network on Twitter: @MichiganCFN Michigan Campaign Finance Network’s website is at MCFN.org. Sergio Martínez & Simon D. Schuster at the Michigan Campaign Finance Network: Lee Chatfield Raised Millions and Traveled Often. Michigan Law Means Much Remains Secret. Jonathan Weisman and Reid J. Epstein at The New York Times: G.O.P. Declares Jan. […]

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America is not getting the type of journalism it needs to survive – with special guest Susan Demas

America is not getting the type of journalism it needs to survive – with special guest Susan Demas

Susan Demas on Twitter: @SJDemas Susan Demas’ work Michigan Advance is HERE. Michigan Advance can be found HERE. Michigan Advance on Twitter: @MichiganAdvance Allison Donahue at Michigan Advance: I tried to interview Sen. Peter Lucido. He told me a group of schoolboys ‘could have a lot of fun’ with me. Preet Bharara’s Stay Tuned with Preet interview with Masha Gessen […]

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What’s next after redistricting? – with special guest Adrian Hemond

What’s next after redistricting? – with special guest Adrian Hemond

Adrian Hemond on Twitter: @AdrianHemond Grassroots Midwest on Twitter: @Grassroots_MW Grassroots Midwest’s website: GrassRootsMidwest.com Michigan’s new state House districts are HERE. Michigan’s new state Senate districts are HERE. Michigan’s new Congressional districts are HERE. Chris Savage can be found on Twitter at @Eclectablog. MoReno Taylor II can be found on Twitter at @MI_MADE_Man. Support the pod by becoming a Patreon […]

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With democracy at stake, no one has the luxury of sitting on the sidelines in 2022

With democracy at stake, no one has the luxury of sitting on the sidelines in 2022

Melissa Nann Burke at The Detroit News: Michigan’s new congressional map features 4 races that could decide U.S. House majority 150 Prominent Republicans and Independents Release ‘A Call for American Renewal’ Charting New Path Brittany Gibson at Politico: They stormed the Capitol. Now they’re running for office. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks on the First Anniversary of the […]

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Educating kids in a time of Covid and rampant school shootings – wsg Randi Weingarten & Tim Ossman, Jr.

Educating kids in a time of Covid and rampant school shootings – wsg Randi Weingarten & Tim Ossman, Jr.

Tim Ossman, Jr. on Instagram: @black_man_beyond Tim Ossman, Jr.’s bio can be found HERE. Randi Weingarten on Twitter: @RWeingarten Randi Weingarten’s bio can be found HERE. Learn more about AFT’s Reading Opens the World initiative HERE. Read more about AFT’s many other initiatives HERE. Chris Savage can be found on Twitter at @Eclectablog. MoReno Taylor II can be found on […]

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We can’t undo experiences – with special guest data analyst Brandon Jessup

We can’t undo experiences – with special guest data analyst Brandon Jessup

Brandon Jessup on Twitter: @ItsBJessup Brandon Jessup’s bio is HERE and HERE. State Voices website: StateVoices.org Michigan Forward’s website: UPXMichigan.com Michigan Forward on Facebook is HERE. Karin Brulliard, Kim Bellware, Meryl Kornfield, María Luisa Paúl, John Woodrow Cox and Paulina Firozi at The Washington Post: Fugitive parents of Mich. school-shooting suspect in custody after brief hunt Lauren Gibbons at MLive: […]

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