How Feel Good Stories Let A Broken System Off The Hook – Second Thought

We’ve all seen those “heartwarming” stories about kids with cancer selling lemonade to pay for their chemo, or janitors being gifted a car because they’ve walked ten miles to work every day for twenty years, or all the other sugar-coated dystopian failures of our capitalist system. In this episode, we’re going to talk about that.Continue reading “How Feel Good Stories Let A Broken System Off The Hook – Second Thought”

Let’s talk about how the media covers foreign policy – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about identifying with the bad guy a little more – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about when nobody else is following Rule 303 – Beau of the Fifth Column

Countries on the UN’s weapon committee are meeting to regulate the development of ‘killer robots’ – euronews

A UN committee on weapons is meeting this week to regulate the development of “killer robots”. But some world powers oppose any strict limit or ban on such weapons.

Let’s talk about Texas, schoolbooks, and the Attorney General’s race – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about how Republicans plan to win in 2022 and 2024 – Beau of the Fifth Column

China to ban video games featuring same-sex relationships, ‘effeminate’ men and moral choices

China will ban video games featuring same-sex relationships, ‘effeminate’ men and moral choices, according to a leaked memo. The internal memo from a recent internal training by the state-backed gaming association was revealed by the South China Morning Post, lays out new restrictions for approving video games in China. According to the publication, the memo said that videoContinue reading “China to ban video games featuring same-sex relationships, ‘effeminate’ men and moral choices”

Let’s talk about what spears can teach us about creating change – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about something in American politics that needs to stop now – Beau of the Fifth Column

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