How The United States Ended Up With Two Right-Wing Parties – Second Though

We hear a lot about the Democrats being “the radical left.” Most of us know this obviously isn’t the case, but what many Americans don’t realize is that the Democrats should not be considered left-wing at all. In this episode we’re exploring the ratchet effect and the long rightward shift of the Democratic Party.

The IPCC’s New “CODE RED” Climate Report – Second Thought

Why Capitalism Can’t Handle Climate Change – Second Thought

Climate change is shaping up to be the single most destructive and expensive challenge humanity has ever faced. In this episode, we’ll explore why capitalism is incapable of solving the problems it creates, and what we should expect in the coming decades.

Are You Really “Free” Under Capitalism? – Second Thought

For decades, Americans have used the words “capitalism” and “freedom” as synonyms. In this video, we’ll explore why capitalism not only fails to provide the freedom it promises, it also actively suppresses real freedom. 2021 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX 1 Norway 0 6.72 6.72 -1.12 0 2 Finland 0 6.99 6.99 -0.94 0 3Continue reading “Are You Really “Free” Under Capitalism? – Second Thought”

America’s Overwork Obsession – Second Thought

Work hard, make money, send your kids to college, retire to Florida. it sounds nice in theory, but the reality of work in America is dramatically different from the American Dream we’ve all been taught to believe in.

America’s Two-Party Corporate Duopoly – Second Though

The two major parties aren’t as different as you think they are. Democratic and Republican voters are more divided than ever, but that’s not the case for elected officials. In this episode, we’ll discuss the similarities between the two major parties, and consider whether trying to build a competitive third party would make a difference.

Can You Trust the Media? | Manufacturing Consent Explained – Second Thought

The term “fake news” is thrown around without much thought, but with more and more people losing faith in the media, honesty in news broadcasting is something we need to consider. In this episode, we’ll take a look at whose interests the corporate media serves, and evaluate whether we should trust mainstream news. Note fromContinue reading “Can You Trust the Media? | Manufacturing Consent Explained – Second Thought”

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