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From the makers of the Red Couch pod: The political landscape can be confusing, but it doesn't have to be. If you've survived jr high, lived in an urban city or understand gang life, you can understand geopolitics. Join rapper and author Propaganda and his friends as they use their hood-knowledge to break down the political scene.

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From the makers of the Red Couch pod: The political landscape can be confusing, but it doesn't have to be. If you've survived jr high, lived in an urban city or understand gang life, you can understand geopolitics. Join rapper and author Propaganda and his friends as they use their hood-knowledge to break down the political scene.

    The Global Hood Part 2

    The Global Hood Part 2

    The Global response to Covid highlighted issues that were always there. The Global south is a phrase that replaced "third world" the formation of what makes such a global wealth gap sounds so familiar. It reminds me of how hoods formed here in the U.S. In episode two we talk about the Northern triangle and the history of destabilizing central America.
    Sources:
    https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/09/12/interview-how-policing-one-us-city-hurts-black-and-poor-communities#  https://inequality.org/facts/global-inequality/  
    https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/flex2.pdf  
    https://globalsouthstudies.as.virginia.edu/what-is-global-south  
    https://www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/latest-data-on-covid-19-vaccinations-race-ethnicity  
     https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2021/02/experts-seek-allay-covid-vaccine-hesitancy-black-americans  
    https://inequality.org/facts/racial-inequality/ https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210424-billion-covid-19-vaccine-doses-administered-globally-afp-tally  
    https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/central-americas-turbulent-northern-triangle?gclid=CjwKCAjw_o-HBhAsEiwANqYhp3pFqPBj-5d6PlnG7f4M9m1KehD9cxNDgeFz4PrMdUgh-1dHqdL9RxoCp1MQAvD_BwE
    https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/documentary-history-greece-1943-1951-truman-doctrine-and-marshall-plan?gclid=Cj0KCQjwxJqHBhC4ARIsAChq4avD--h3LYWt0DRN1ls8UuDmXtBuvHEbR-4t3bbN-UCD9K2ZB5nmqFMaAtpuEALw_wcB 
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    • 49 min
    The Global Hood Part 1

    The Global Hood Part 1

    The Global response to Covid highlighted issues that were always there. The Global south is a phrase that replaced "third world" the formation of what makes such a global wealth gap sounds so familiar. It reminds me of how hoods formed here in the U.S. Episode one we talk about how hood is created and maintained
    Sources:https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/09/12/interview-how-policing-one-us-city-hurts-black-and-poor-communities# https://inequality.org/facts/global-inequality/
    https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/flex2.pdf
    https://globalsouthstudies.as.virginia.edu/what-is-global-south
    https://www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/latest-data-on-covid-19-vaccinations-race-ethnicity/
    https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2021/02/experts-seek-allay-covid-vaccine-hesitancy-black-americans
    https://inequality.org/facts/racial-inequality/
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    • 44 min
    Corner Boys and Plugs

    Corner Boys and Plugs

    The worst kept secret in capitalism is that the company needs the worker just as much as as the worker needs the company. This show is about this symbiotic relationship. We talk about Amazon, Labor unions and unemployment benefits.

    Sources:
    https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/28/millions-of-people-in-24-states-set-to-lose-unemployment-benefits.html
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/shaharziv/2021/06/14/heres-what-happened-in-states-that-said-300-unemployment-benefits-would-end-early/?sh=8013b66570f2 

     
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    • 48 min
    Cliqued Up At The Lunch Tables

    Cliqued Up At The Lunch Tables

    Foreign policy feels just like that, foreign, distant. But getting it wrong can cost actual lives. The best way to understand it is answering this question from high school: "where will I sit at lunch?" 
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    • 35 min
    The Block is Literally Hot

    The Block is Literally Hot

    In this episode, rather than talking from the hood, I’m talking to the hood. We are making a case for why BIPOCs should care about climate change. Answer: bc it effects us the most .
    Sources

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/06/11/climate/california-western-drought-map.html Water Rights FAQs | California State Water Resources Control Board

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_seeding

    https://www.businessinsider.com/american-cities-disappear-sea-level-rise-2100-2019-3

    https://efc.web.unc.edu/2016/10/19/public-vs-private-a-national-overview-of-water-systems/


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    • 39 min
    SC Wants All the Smoke

    SC Wants All the Smoke

    It's looks like all the pieces are in place to for the conservative wing to make they move. Mitch got all the pieces in place and now the Supreme Court is ready to take on all cultural flash points.
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    • 33 min

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