28 episodes

Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right

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Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right

    The problem with Ginni Thomas' husband

    The problem with Ginni Thomas' husband

    Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, says the money she's paid to support Trump and other conservative causes doesn't influence her husband. But a quick glance at Clarence's' voting record says otherwise.

    • 10 min
    Don't lose hope. The light will come

    Don't lose hope. The light will come

    Censorship is on the rise in America, as more states ban books and pass laws restrictng what teachers can talk about from the country's troubled history. This mimics the dangerous approach by the Chinese government which blocks its citizens from accessing independent reports about current events or the country’s past. But artists like Badiucao are challenging the regime in ways that aren't easily erased.

    • 14 min
    Who gets to eat?

    Who gets to eat?

    We are all paying more for groceries these days. But what if the food you wanted wasn’t available at any price? As more people realize today’s food system is broken, native communities want to regain control of their own food supply.

    • 10 min
    We keep each other safe (Part 2)

    We keep each other safe (Part 2)

    We are so indoctrinated with the idea that policing and caging people stops crime that it's difficult to imagine anything other than the police state. But prison abolitionists like Mariame Kaba say there is a better way. And it starts with mutual aid. See: Abolition is essential (Part1)

    • 12 min
    Abolition is essential (Part 1)

    Abolition is essential (Part 1)

    Rather than throwing more money at corrupt police departments and overcrowded prisons, prison abolitionists like Mariame Kaba say its time to make them obsolete by redirecting the billions of dollars that now go to police and prisons toward things that reduce crime -and improve peoples' lives.See: We keep each other safe (Part 2)

    • 10 min
    Capping free speech to keep the oil flowing

    Capping free speech to keep the oil flowing

    Seeking to halt the fossil fuel emissions responsible for so much environmental damage, activists sprung into action across the country to protest against dangerous projects like the Dakota Access pipeline. So, why is the government now equating protest with terrorism?

    • 15 min

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