Kassy Dillon (Daily Wire, TheHill, Lone Conservative) explores what it means to be politically conservative through the stories of people in the conservative movement from around the globe.
Ep. 10 - Deployed to Deported: U.S. Veterans Living in Mexico
Right now, there are hundreds of deported veterans living in Mexico. These veterans joined the U.S. military with the promise of obtaining residency only to be deported after their service. Jose Alanis is an Iraq veteran who served over 10 years in the military. Jose now supports deported veterans who seek refuge in The Bunker, a support house in Tijuana, Mexico. He joins Kassy to talk about the stories of those veterans and discuss the flaws in our immigration and military bureaucracy that allow this to happen. What are the challenges faced by our non-citizen veterans? What support do they have, and more importantly not have? Find out on this episode of The Kassy Dillon Show.
Ep. 9 - Discarding Socialism: How Conservatism is Spreading in Israel
Ran Bar-Yoshafat, an Israeli lawyer and public speaker discusses the state of policy in Israel and the growth of conservatism. In Israel, each issue from social policies to economics is often built around security and identity. Due to this, “right-wing” or “conservative” policies do not necessarily mean the same thing in Israel as they do in the US. Israel has socialist beginnings and many current socialist policies. But according to Ran, Israel needs a taste of American free-market conservatism. But is this possible? Find out on this episode of the Kassy Dillon Show.
Ep. 8 - Pro-Life Perseverance: Choosing Life for Beatrice Under Pressure to Abort
Sarah St. Onge delves into her story of choosing life for her unborn daughter despite numerous voices against her. After discovering her daughter had serious medical concerns, Sarah was confronted with several doctors and medical staff advising her to abort immediately. Since then Sarah has worked to give mothers facing her situation the support they desperately need. What are the stresses and difficulties in an unsure pregnancy? How did Sarah begin to move forward? What is really at the core of the Pro-Life Movement? Find out on this episode of the Kassy Dillon Show.
Ep. 7 - Refugee Camp to American Dream: Why the U.S.-Kurdish Friendship Matters
Diliman Abdulkader, the founder of American Friends of Kurdistan, joins us to tell his story of emigration as a refugee to the United States from Iraqi Kurdistan during the tumultuous reign of Saddam Hussein. Diliman walks us through his childhood, his parents’ desire for freedom, and the modern Kurdistan independence movement. How do refugees really feel about leaving a dictatorship for the United States? What are the biggest challenges for a free Kurdistan? Find out in this episode of the Kassy Dillon Show.
Ep. 6 - Conservatives at Mount Holyoke: Entering the conservative movement at a leftist college
Yvonne Dean-Bailey joins us to help me recount our early college years as the only conservatives at our liberal all-women college. We recall the Leftism that was thrown in our faces on the very first day. Yvonne then explains why she left after only one year, not because of the harassment she endured, but because she went back to New Hampshire to become the second youngest state legislator in the country. Are leftist colleges really as bad as the stereotype? Find out in this episode of the Kassy Dillon Show.
Ep. 5 - Bias Academia: The team that published bogus papers to expose leftist bias w/ James Lindsay
James Lindsay joins us to explain the bias of academia. After his group published a fake study under feminist journals, new questions were raised about the surety of peer-reviewed research. Lindsay and his team spend countless hours pouring over studies from bogus to brilliant--and gives us insight into how the academic world needs to change. How did a study on rape culture in dog parks make it into a journal? Does the academic world have an unbreakable bias? Find out on this episode of The Kassy Dillon Show.