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American politics is a lot like war. When you have two opposing sides, pitfalls and dangers are everywhere in between, can you really be sure you're on the right side? Join Chris, Matt, and K, three privileged dudes with opinions, and we'll navigate this treacherous landscape together and try to keep on the right side of history. Listen to us wherever podcasts are found https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast

American politics is a lot like war. When you have two opposing sides, pitfalls and dangers are everywhere in between, can you really be sure you're on the right side? Join Chris, Matt, and K, three privileged dudes with opinions, and we'll navigate this treacherous landscape together and try to keep on the right side of history. Listen to us wherever podcasts are found https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast

Location:

United States

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American politics is a lot like war. When you have two opposing sides, pitfalls and dangers are everywhere in between, can you really be sure you're on the right side? Join Chris, Matt, and K, three privileged dudes with opinions, and we'll navigate this treacherous landscape together and try to keep on the right side of history. Listen to us wherever podcasts are found https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

818-207-1546


Episodes

Episode 23 - The Covid-19 Vaccine

5/10/2021
Hello listeners and welcome back! For this week's episode K and Chris debate how much Trump's handling of the outbreak made an impact, we discuss how the U.S. is inhibiting access to vaccines in other countries, and we talk about how anti-vaxxers are still some of the dumbest humans on this planet. That's right everyone! This week it's all about the covid-19 vaccine. So don't forget to see your doctor and get a prescription for a double dose of this week's episode of the Alt Left...

Duration:00:37:41

Episode 22 - Joe Biden's First 100 Days

5/3/2021
Hello everyone and welcome back! This week we are discussing Joe Biden's first 100 days as president. What does he get right? What does he get wrong? What matters? What doesn't? Why do we choose such a ridiculously short frame of time to measure how someone is accomplishing things that take years to do? We cover all these questions and more on this weeks episode of the The Alt Left Podcast #TheAltLeftPodcast #First100Days #JoeBiden Thanks as always, for joining our conversation each...

Duration:00:52:58

Episode 21 - Shout outs and Q & A

4/26/2021
Hello everyone and welcome back! Last week we decided to open up our social media for all of you to hit us with any questions you might want to ask. No topic was off the table, and boy did you guys deliver! Our goal was to give you all a mini episode in the middle of last week, but we had so much content that we had to make it a full episode. So sit back and relax, as we take a somewhat lighter approach to our show, and answer everything from which 90s Nickelodeon Cartoon show we think is...

Duration:01:01:19

Episode 20 - Policing and Racism

4/19/2021
Hello everybody, and welcome back. For this weeks episode we are discussing the ongoing murdering of POC by the police, and how our legal system has allowed them to get away with it. Sorry, but we don't have any funny quips or one liners for this one, kids. It's time for this country to have a serious talk about how racism has corrupted every inch of our legal system, and how this bullshit needs to stop. #BLM #NoJusticeNoPeace #PoliceBrutality #PoliceReformNow #TheAltLeftPodcast Thanks as...

Duration:00:46:05

Episode 19 - Gaetz, Chauvin, Anti-vaxxers, and more!

4/12/2021
Hello everyone! On this week's episode we talk about how Matt Gaetz kind of just proved QAnon right (causing them to go completely silent), how the antivaxxer movement continues to spread misinformation that will cost people their lives, and how Derrick Chauvin is a worthless piece of human garbage, that is guilty as hell. That's right, kids! Today we have not one, but THREE meaty topics to dive into. Plus, a few bits of news from the democratic side of things! So strap in and get...

Duration:00:51:27

Episode18 - Georgia Anti-Voting Laws

4/5/2021
Hello listeners and welcome back! This week we are doing a deep dive into the new Georgia voting restrictions. We talk about the law, what it does, how many other states are doing something similar, and how these kinds of laws are absolutely indicative of Jim Crow era suppression of the black vote. Are these issues fluffy and easy to talk about? No, but they aren't supposed to be. If this episode makes you angry, then good! Things like this should make you angry, and motivate you to help us...

Duration:00:46:54

Episode 17 - Cancel Culture

3/29/2021
Hello listeners and welcome back! For this week's topic, the three of us discuss Cancel Culture. Is it real? Is it fake? Who's doing it? Why is it being done? We tackle all of these questions, while still finding time to remind our audiences of Matt's unrelenting hatred of Ted Cruz. So grab your favorite Dr. Seuss book, and join in the fun, on this week's exciting episode of The Alt Left. #TheAltLeftPodcast #CancelCulture #DrSeuss #MrPotatoHead Thanks as always, for joining our conversation...

Duration:00:39:04

Episode 16 - Abortion

3/22/2021
Hello listeners and welcome back! Joining us for today's episode are Windsor and Brit, the hosts of the Thanks, I Hate It podcast. For this week's topic, they help us dive head first into the abortion debate. Pro-choice, pro-life, body autonomy, the right to choose, Roe v. Wade. What do they all mean? We'll tell you what the facts are, why this debate is important, and why pro-life, really just means anti-abortion. So crank up that volume and consult your physician, as we break it all down...

Duration:04:38:42

Episode 15 - Physician Assisted Suicide & The Death Penalty

3/15/2021
Hello listeners and welcome back! Today on the Alt Left Podcast, we confront death! Specifically, Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS) and the death penalty. We'll give you all the facts, make a strange digression about the gender of potatoes, and explain the positions of both sides of this debate. So pull up a chair, grab a tissue, and strap in as Chris, Matt, and K explain why they believe that body autonomy ALWAYS comes first. Thanks as always, for joining our conversations each week, and...

Duration:00:41:01

Episode 14 - Gun Rights and Gun Control

3/8/2021
Hello and welcome back, everyone! On this weeks episode, Chris, Matt, and K talk about Guns. What does the second amendment say? What are the arguments for and against stricter gun control? Are guns really a problem in the US, or does it go deeper than that? Join us today as we discuss all of these questions and more, on this weeks episode of The Alt Left Podcast! Thanks as always, for joining our conversations each week, and please don't forget to like, comment, subscribe, and...

Duration:00:53:19

Episode 13 - The War On Drugs

3/1/2021
Hello listeners! Welcome back for another episode of the Alt Left Podcast! You voted for it, and now you've got it! For this weeks episode, Chris, Matt, and K discuss the war on drugs. How it started, why its failing, and how we as a nation need to do better. So grab a cold one, smoke a joint, and join us as we try to make sense of this attack on the poor and minorities that is known as The War on Drugs. Thanks as always, for joining our conversations each week, and please don't forget to...

Duration:00:51:24

The Alt Left: Hot Takes! - Limbaugh and Cruz

2/22/2021
Hello listeners! As you may have seen on our social media, our audio file for this week's episode was corrupted, and we lost a good chunk of it. We will be rerecording this week, but we didn't want to leave you all hanging. As a way to keep our conversation going, we decided to a do a quick hot take on the death of Rush Limbaugh and the steaming pile of awful that is Ted Cruz. Thanks as always, for joining our conversations each week, and please don't forget to like, comment, subscribe,...

Duration:00:18:06

Episode 12 - Marjorie Taylor Green and Trump's 2nd Impeachment

2/15/2021
Hello and welcome back, listeners! On this weeks episode of the Alt Left Podcast, Chris, Matt, and K discuss the steaming hot pile of crazy that is Marjorie Taylor Green, and the 2nd impeachment of Donald Trump. Thank you to everyone for joining our conversations each week, and please don't forget to like, comment, subscribe, and share! https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast

Duration:00:50:36

Episode 11 - The Fracturing of the Parties

2/8/2021
Hello listeners, and welcome back to a very special episode of The Alt Left Podcast! Joining us this week is friend of the show, and fellow podcaster, Russel. He's one of the hosts of the Policy War podcast, and he's joining us today to make our echo chamber just a little bit bigger. So sit back, grab a snack, and join the four of us as we discuss the growing divisions in both the Republican and Democratic parties. If you have some extra time, check out the Policy War podcast by clicking...

Duration:01:09:43

Episode 10 - News, Social Media, and Fact Checking

2/1/2021
Hello again, listeners! Welcome back for episode 10 of The Alt Left! On this week's episode, we discuss the ins and outs of our news media, how to spot real news from fake, how to fact check with trusted sources, and the problems and benefits of social media. Thank you to everyone for joining us each week, and please don't forget to join the conversation and like, comment, subscribe, and share! https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast Links discussed in this weeks episode: All Sides:...

Duration:00:50:00

The Alt Left Interviews - Phil Loos

1/29/2021
Hey everyone! We have some special bonus content for you this week. Chris and Matt interviewed Phil Loos. He's a recent candidate for a local city council seat, a progressive, and someone to keep your eyes on. For this interview, we discuss the significance of his campaign, policy positions, and the future of the DNC. As always, thank you for joining us each week, and please don't forget to join the conversation and like, comment, subscribe, and share! https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast

Duration:00:19:38

Episode 9 - The Climate Crisis and Renewable Energy

1/25/2021
Hello and welcome back for episode 9 of The Alt Left Podcast! On this weeks episode, the three of us discuss the current state of our environment, the Paris Climate agreement, and the future of energy in this country. Join us once again as we discuss how to keep our tiny blue dot from becoming a tiny brown one. As always, thank you for joining us each week, and please don't forget to join the conversation and like, comment, subscribe, and share! https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast

Duration:01:04:32

The Alt Left: Hot Takes! - Joe's Second Day

1/22/2021
Hello friends and welcome to the beginning of a new series that we are calling "Hot Takes!" For this Hot Take, we are discussing day two of the Joe Biden Presidency. So give us a listen, and as always, thank you for joining us each week, and please don't forget to join the conversation and like, comment, subscribe, and share! https://linktr.ee/thealtleftpodcast

Duration:00:10:48

Episode 8 - Economics and Income Inequality

1/18/2021
Hello and welcome back for episode 8 of The Alt Left Podcast! This week, the three of us go a little more in-depth on the lie of trickle down economics, and discuss why growing income inequality is one of the biggest problems facing the nation. That's right, listeners! It's time to tackle the most riveting of all topics... ECONOMICS! So, sit back, get comfortable, and lets talk about why the only thing that's really been trickling down for the last 40 years, is bullshit. As always, thank you...

Duration:00:50:52

The Alt Left Interviews - Policy War

1/15/2021
One of our co-hosts, Chris, just did an interview with fellow political podcasters @policy_war, about why he's a communist. Check out the full interview at the link below. If you like what you hear, please give them a like and a subscribe! https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-r8j7r-f712e2

Duration:00:20:38