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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.

"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.

Twitter:

@litdarkpod

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 16 | "System Failure"

9/13/2020
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...

Duration:00:37:18

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

9/6/2020
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...

Duration:00:49:56

Episode 14 | "Exact Same Town"

8/27/2020
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" --...

Duration:00:36:16

Episode 13 | "5 Seconds (Part II)"

8/19/2020
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. 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/

Duration:01:11:04

Episode 12 | "Harm Reduction"

8/13/2020
This week -- Joe Biden's latest gaffes; Kamala Harris and democratic symbolism; Progressive victories Joe Biden Gaffe -- https://youtu.be/erSpOlE22CI?t=25 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/

Duration:00:30:47

Episode 11 | "Two Evils"

8/7/2020
This week -- updates in the George Floyd case; Congressman John Lewis' funeral; back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic; Trump bans Tik Tok; weighing the differences between a Biden and Trump presidency and much more. "EXCLUSIVE: Police bodycam footage shows moment-by-moment arrest of George Floyd for the first time" -- https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8576371/Police-bodycam-footage-shows-moment-moment-arrest-George-Floyd-time.html "Trump says he will ban TikTok" --...

Duration:00:45:32

Episode 10 | "5 Seconds (Part I)"

8/6/2020
We cover only one story this week -- the murder of another black man, David Brooks, Jr. at the hands of a police officer. In the wake of nationwide protests against police violence, this story hits a bit closer to home for our host. We will continue to follow this case as it develops. Rest in peace David Brooks, Jr. Your life mattered and it still does. “Father Responds to Video of Roxboro Officer Shooting, Killing His Son” --...

Duration:00:24:03

Episode 9 | "Newton's Third Law (Part II)"

7/28/2020
A continuation of our conversation with our guest Eric S. from episode 8. Special Guest - Eric S. (IG: @eric.edge.x) 36 Ghosts - 36ghosts.com (IG: @36ghosts) 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/

Duration:00:51:53

Episode 8 | "Newton's Third Law (Part I)"

7/23/2020
This week -- Protesters being whisked away by unidentified feds in Portland; Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the future of the Supreme Court; Kanye's "campaign rally"; Mary Trump's book; John Kasich and the DNC; why we need Medicare for All right now and much more! Special Guest - Eric S. (IG: @eric.edge.x) "A Man Who Refused To Wear A Mask In A Store Was Fatally Shot By Police After He Stabbed A Customer" -...

Duration:01:27:13

Episode 7 | "Let It Go"

7/12/2020
This week -- updates in the Breonna Taylor case; Washington Redskins change their name; Trump forcing schools to reopen amid the pandemic; Biden/Sanders task force recommendations; addressing “cancel culture” among centrists and the right; the co-opting of the Black Lives Matter movement and more! 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:...

Duration:00:47:55

Episode 6 | "Yeezus, Take the Wheel"

7/6/2020
This week -- Kanye's "run" for presidency; big wins for Native Americans and environmental activists; first amendment violations in North Carolina; Trump's "culture" war; PPP Loan recipients revealed; COVID updates; QAnon Karen; mail-in voting and much more! "QAnon Karen" Video via The Young Turks - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIXKluLB9jI NC State Board of Elections Website - https://www.ncsbe.gov/Voting-Options/Absentee-Voting Find us - https://smarturl.it/leftinthedark Become a patron...

Duration:00:37:59

Episode 5 | "Your Tax Dollars at Work"

6/28/2020
This week -- Kentucky senate primary race results; what it means to defund the police; the president and white supremacy; a big change to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Russia targeting U.S. and British soldiers; DC statehood; lasting effects of COVID-19; continued coverage of protests GUEST: Ebbin J. 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:...

Duration:01:25:53

Episode 4 | "Black Owned"

6/22/2020
This week -- continued coverage of developments in recent police killings; major progressive victories in recent primary races; voter suppression in Kentucky; Trump's Juneteenth Tulsa rally. MAIN STORY: How COVID-19 has impacted a black-owned business with Special Guest Arnold Silver (Instagram - @silver_shots) Juneteenth - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juneteenth "Coronavirus Expected to Wipe Out 40 Percet of Black-Owned Businesses" -...

Duration:01:01:16

Episode 3 | "Rent Free"

6/13/2020
This week, our host covers a wide range of topics which include: incremental police reform in Kentucky in the wake of Breonna Taylor's murder, the killing of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, Dave Chappelle'is surprise Netflix special "8:46" as well as the looming "housing apocalypse" expected to come about as a result of the pandemic-fueled recession that our country is currently facing. #ITakeResponsibility Campaign - https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=emb_title&v=ZhbydhzQUzU "More US...

Duration:00:36:50

Episode 2 | "Justice In Policing"

6/6/2020
In episode 2, our host continues the discussion on police brutality and racism in America. He also tackles the Drew Brees debacle and interprets a new piece of legislation drafted by House Democrats to combat and curtail police violence at the federal level. Justice In Policing Act Summary - https://apps.npr.org/documents/document.html?id=6939207-Justice-in-Policing-Act-Summary Justice In Policing Act Full Bill Text -...

Duration:00:42:20

Episode 1 | "Black LIves Matter"

5/29/2020
In this first episode, our host discusses what's currently on everyone's mind; police brutality and racism in America. 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/

Duration:00:38:18

Trailer

5/21/2020
"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...

Duration:00:00:47