The Podcast : Episode 70
Episode 70 – Current Events, Dept. of Corrections!
In this all new episode Rob looks at a few stories sent in from listeners which covers criminalizing feeding the homeless in the US, devaluing lives, Anders Behring Breivik and the Norway terror attacks of July 22, ALEC, corporations buying legislation, dwelling on the past for a better future, Catholic Church’s history of abuse and why it still matters today, veganism, and more. After moving on to the current events portion of the show, Rob discusses Pastor Sean Harris’ violent anti-gay sermon, religious bigotry, racism built North Carolina’s Amendment One, religious oppression of LGBTQ community, Brandy Martell, Paige Clay, Coko Williams, Deoni Jones, CeCe McDonald, violence against transgender woman of color, equal protection under the law, uranium mining, water pollution, Elisha Yellow Thunder, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, In-situ leach mining, Lincoln High School, school discipline, throw-away students, talking to kids like they are people, Catholic Priests oppose reporting pedophilia bill in Ireland, child abuse, Obama endorses marriage equality, states allowed to illegally oppress LGBTQ community, Jane Skrovota, hate speech, jury pools tainted by racial bias, justice system, jury of your peers, sex worker stigma, leaving sex workers unprotected under law, bias’ interfere with police work, serial killer targets aboriginal sex workers in Canada in 90’s, police response is beyond lacking, Victoria Cruz, need for outreach for transgender individuals, National Crime Victims’ Service Awards, Chut Wutty, fighting for Cambodia’s indigenous peoples, deforestation, corporate greed executing activists, Tennessee Don’t Say Gay Bill, Missouri HB2051, removing discussions of LGBTQ lives and sexual experiences from public schools, allowing bullying, LGBTQ discrimination, Mary Ward, UNFIT: Ward vs Ward, custody ruling based on lesbianism of mother, murderer given custody because he was straight, Heartland Institute, climate change deniers, shame campaign, disinfo, Alan Blueford, Oakland PD, summary execution of black teen after profiling, shooter bias, George Junius Stinney Jr. executed at age of 14 could now be cleared of charges over 60 years later, Department of Corrections, death penalty, flawed system with absolute punishment demands rethinking, and Naoto Matsumura ‘Guardian of Fukushima’s Animals’. With a Devil’s Carnival autographed Soundtrack giveaway, and further clarification on fluoride and the brain, poetry, music and more.
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