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"Left in the Dark" is one black progressive's take on a myriad of wide-ranging social, economic and political issues facing our country today. Never capitulating to the whims of neo-liberals and conservatives, our host isn't afraid to call out the failings of this so-called "democratic" capitalist experiment we call America. New episodes are released every weekend.

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"Left in the Dark" is one black progressive's take on a myriad of wide-ranging social, economic and political issues facing our country today. Never capitulating to the whims of neo-liberals and conservatives, our host isn't afraid to call out the failings of this so-called "democratic" capitalist experiment we call America. New episodes are released every weekend.

    Episode 16 | "System Failure"

    Episode 16 | "System Failure"

    This week -- New cases of police brutality in GA and UT; Trump COVID-19 bombshell; the hypocrisy of Kamala Harris; the case for Medicare for All; congressional impasse on further COVID relief; economic strain on average Americans exacerbated by the pandemic.

    Sources:

    “CNN Exclusive interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (part 1)” — https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/cnn-exclusive-interview-with-sen-kamala-harris-part-1/vi-BB18KSIF

    “Woodward defends decision to withhold Trump’s virus comments” — https://apnews.com/99916044401d8f8e24eb7bedfec1d5d2

    “Unsanitized: Trump’s Lies On COVID Were Pretty Transparent” — https://prospect.org/coronavirus/unsanitized-trump-lies-covid-pretty-transparent-woodward-book/

    “Mother of autistic boy shot by police speaks out” — https://kutv.com/news/local/mother-of-child-shot-by-slcpd-officer-speaks-out-why-didnt-you-just-tackle-him

    “Police shoot 13-year-old boy with autism several times after mother calls for help” — https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/sep/08/linden-cameron-police-shooting-boy-autism-utah

    “Georgia deputy placed on leave after viral video captures assault on Black man during arrest”
    — https://news.yahoo.com/georgia-deputy-placed-leave-viral-140606838.html

    “Cancer survivor pleading for help with health insurance 'angry and hurt' over Tillis staffer's response”
    — https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/cancer-survivor-pleading-for-help-with-health-insurance-angry-and-hurt-over-tillis-staffer-s-response/19276097/

    “Krystal and Saagar: Stimulus DEAD In Congress, Recovery Backslides, Millions At Risk” — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E03fUYE90ks

    “Up to 40 Million Americans Face Eviction in 2020” — https://www.statista.com/chart/22385/eviction-crisis-us/

    “Analysis: More People Got Back to Work in August, but Outlook Dims for Those Still Looking for Jobs” — https://morningconsult.com/2020/09/01/jobless-analysis-august/

    “A majority of young adults in the U.S. live with their parents for the first time since the Great Depression” — https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/09/04/a-majority-of-young-adults-in-the-u-s-live-with-their-parents-for-the-first-time-since-the-great-depression/


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    Music - BRIO 1 by Sascha Ende
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/232-brio-1
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 37 min
    Episode 15 | "Slaying Dragons / The Evil You Know"

    Episode 15 | "Slaying Dragons / The Evil You Know"

    This week -- Recap of the People's Party Convention; Ed Markey's Senate win; Obama ends NBA player's strike; Mail-In Voting in North Carolina; Democrats continuing to co-opt the Black Lives Matter movement; Obama's sustained detriment to the black community and progressive movements; Trump derangement; COVID and housing apocalypse updates and more!

    NC Absentee Ballot Request Portal -- https://votebymail.ncsbe.gov/app/home

    Movement for a People's Party -- https://peoplesparty.org/

    "The People's Convention 2020" -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6u5xPJaW2s

    "LeBron James sought advice from Barack Obama after Bucks-led strike" -- https://lebronwire.usatoday.com/2020/08/28/lebron-james-sought-advice-from-barack-obama-after-bucks-led-strike/

    "Heartbreaking CNN Segment Highlights Eviction Crisis" -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYnuBsXHiV4

    "Trump Tells Supporters In North Carolina To Illegally Vote Twice To Test The System" -- https://bit.ly/2FjPeTt

    "Daily confirmed COVID-19 deaths per million, rolling 7-day
    average" -- https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/daily-covid-deaths-per-million-7-day-average?year=latest&time=2020-02-28..2020-09-07

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    Music - BRIO 1 by Sascha Ende
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/232-brio-1
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 49 min
    Episode 14 | "Exact Same Town"

    Episode 14 | "Exact Same Town"

    This week -- Jacob Blake; white domestic terrorism; Democratic National Convention reaction; Movement for a People's Party Convention and more!

    Sign Up for the Movement for a People's Party Convention -- https://peoplesconvention.org/



    Sources:

    Rational National: "Kenosha Police Caught On-Cam Working With White Militia & Teen Shooter At Protest" -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FymA6b03kZk

    Rational National: "Nina Turner Educates CNN On The Dragons That Need Slaying" -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijHpbxA7AKw


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    Music - BRIO 1 by Sascha Ende
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/232-brio-1
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 36 min
    Episode 13 | "5 Seconds (Part II)"

    Episode 13 | "5 Seconds (Part II)"

    This week -- we talk to a local activist in Roxboro, NC about the murder of David Brooks, Jr. at the hands of a white police officer.


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    Music - BRIO 1 by Sascha Ende
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/232-brio-1
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 12 | "Harm Reduction"

    Episode 12 | "Harm Reduction"

    This week -- Joe Biden's latest gaffes; Kamala Harris and democratic symbolism; Progressive victories

    Joe Biden Gaffe -- https://youtu.be/erSpOlE22CI?t=25


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    Become a patron - https://www.patreon.com/leftinthedark


    Music - BRIO 1 by Sascha Ende
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/232-brio-1
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 30 min
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    "Left in the Dark" is one black progressive's take on a myriad of wide-ranging social, economic and political issues facing our country today. Never capitulating to the whims of liberals and conservatives, our host isn't afraid to call out the failings of this so-called "democratic" capitalist experiment we call America. New episodes are released weekly on weekends.

    Find us - https://smarturl.it/leftinthedark
    Become a patron - https://www.patreon.com/leftinthedark

    Music - BRIO 1 by Sascha Ende
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/232-brio-1
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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