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Weekly Rundown #16

8/16/2018
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I rundown the weeks top news. 8/16/18 There will be no podcast episodes next week.

Duration:00:14:03

Saudi Arabia: Deep Dive

8/13/2018
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I dive deep into Saudi Arabia's human right's record and the war in Yemen. **Approximate Transcript Saudi Arabia may have a terrible human rights record, but the United States still does business with them anyways. We will talk about this and more in today's episode of Progressive Pupil. The US government is the one that said we are fighting wars in the middle east for freedom and democracy for all. Well, this here is proof that that narrative is a cover up. Saudi Arabia is a brutal...

Duration:00:07:31

Weekly Rundown #15

8/9/2018
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I rundown the weeks top news; everything from Russia to Elections to Alex Jones. **Approximate Transcript August 7th Primary, Good news and Bad news. So I think Tuesday's primary was mostly a loss. But anyways lets start off with the wins. James Thompson, James is a justice democrat who won his democratic primary for congress in Kansas's 4th district. He is a great progressive candidate and wish him luck in the general. Rashida Tlaib Rashida won her primary on Tuesday for congress in...

Duration:00:10:52

Homelessness: Deep Dive

8/6/2018
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I dive deep into homelessness and the root of the problem and what will be the root of the solution. **Approximate Transcript It cost’s taxpayers 40,000$ a year to keep someone homeless. We will talk about this and more in today's episode of Progressive Pupil. Yes, it does cost taxpayers 40000$ a year to keep someone homeless. This was found in a Study out of the University of Pennsylvania by researcher Dennis Culhane. This study analyzed and compared the costs of 4679 mentally ill...

Duration:00:05:19

Weekly Rundown #14

8/3/2018
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Rundown of the weeks top news, everything from medicare for all to trump to Betsy DeVos. **Approximate Transcript Jeff Sessions announces a religious liberty task force to combat “dangerous” secularism This from Vox, Sessions painted a nightmarish portrait of what he described as a lack of religious liberty protections plaguing American society. Let’s break this down, what is secularism? Secularism is according to google, the principle of separation of the state from religious...

Duration:00:15:41

Money in Politics/Corruption: Deep Dive

7/30/2018
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I dive deep into the conflicts of interest and how to fix our corruption problem with real policy solutions. **Approximate Transcript 82% of Hillary Clinton’s money in the 2016 election came from potentially corrupt sources. We will talk about this and more in today’s episode of Progressive Pupil. What do I mean when I say money in politics, well I mean money from private corporation, Individuals with large wallets. When I say we need to get rid of money in politics, I mean private money...

Duration:00:06:07

Weekly Rundown #13

7/26/2018
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Rundown of the weeks top news; everything from Chuck Schumer to Israel to Russia. **Approximate Transcript Take a look at this, Netanyahu says “We made trump nix the Iran Deal.” This is proof, proof that trump is a puppet, a puppet to Israel. NO NO, ITS NOT RUSSIA. I will go on the record as saying that almost all of trumps policy's are anti-Russia. We bombed Syria, that was anti-Russia. We move NATO troops closer to the Russian border, that's blatantly anti-Russia. We put our ships in the...

Duration:00:09:28

2020: Deep Dive

7/23/2018
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I dive deep into the 2020 "democratic" primary, potential candidates and there chances at beating trump in the general election. **Approximate Transcript I wanted to talk a little bit about 2020 and cover all of our potential candidates. I’m going to do a ranking style where I start at the bottom and work our way up to #1. I will be ranking this in order from least electable to most electable or best chance at beating trump. Also, this list will not contain any celebrities because there...

Duration:00:06:57

Weekly Rundown #12

7/19/2018
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Rundown of the weeks top news; everything from Russia to Bernie Sanders to Iran. **Partial Transcript Muller Indicts Russian Intelligence Officers For Hacking the DNC The indictment accuses 12 Russian spies of hacking into the DNC and Hillary Clinton to release some emails in hopes of influencing the election. The indictment of Russian citizens seems comical to me, these people are never going to see a day in US court. But on the other hand, Muller targeting people in the administration...

Duration:00:08:06

Free Public College: Deep Dive

7/16/2018
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I dive deep into public college, what it would look like and how we would pay for it. **Approximate Transcript Americans collectively owe 1.5 trillion dollars in student loan debt. We will discuss this and more in today’s episode of progressive pupil. According to slate, The government already spends enough on financial aid programs each year to outright pay the bill for every undergraduate and graduate at public collages each year. In 2014, the us government spent about 67 billion dollars...

Duration:00:05:56

Weekly Rundown #11

7/12/2018
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I dive deep into the weeks top news. Everything from Trump's supreme court pick to Scott Pruitt to Starbucks. **Non-Exact Transcripton Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court This happened on Monday night at around 9pm. Kavanaugh’s successor, Anthony Kennedy, balanced the court in a more moderate direction. With liberal rulings on abortion, gay rights and the death penalty. Brett Kavanaugh could change this all. But more important than the social issues to consider is the fact...

Duration:00:10:11

Free Speech: Deep Dive

7/9/2018
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I dive deep into free speech and describe my views on the topic. **Non-Exact Transcript Isn't it good to censor what many would call hate speech, things like nazism and other forms of racism, sexism, xenophobia etc? No, No it is not, and i will discuss why in this episode of progressive pupil. As i was saying, we should not ban they types of speech we do not personally like. I believe that free speech, should be a principal not just applying to the government. For example, private...

Duration:00:05:13

Weekly Rundown #10

6/14/2018
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Rundown of the weeks top news; everything from the subway to North Korea to Joe Manchin.

Duration:00:12:43

Job Guarantee: Deep Dive

6/11/2018
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I dive deep into what a federal job guarantee would look like in the United States. I speak of it's vast benefits that expand from just employment.

Duration:00:07:49

Weekly Rundown #9

6/7/2018
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Rundown of the week's top news; evreything from trump's supposed right to pardon himself to gay rights to the IDF.

Duration:00:09:48

Trade Deals: Deep Dive

6/4/2018
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I dive deep into NAFTA and the TPP. I speak of it's affects on everyday ordinary American's.

Duration:00:06:14

WR: #8(Rosanne, Irish Abortion Repeal and Missing Children)

5/31/2018
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Rundown of the weeks top news; everything from abortion to Kim Jong-Un to immigration.

Duration:00:13:42

Wealth and Income Inequality: Deep Dive

5/29/2018
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I dive deep into the wealth structure in the United States. I reflect on the issue, the greed, and the solution.

Duration:00:08:51

Weekly Rundown #7

5/24/2018
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Rundown of the weeks top news; everything from Santa Fe to Hillary Clinton to the NFL.

Duration:00:18:07

Deep Dive:Net Neutrality

5/21/2018
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I dive deep into internet freedom and what the future looks like in regard to net neutrality.

Duration:00:07:51