Princeton Professor, Eddie S. Glaude Jr, explains the roots of the March on Washington, Malcolm X’s original critique of the march, how mainstream America has co-opted the Civil Rights Movement, how the left has been marginalized, why the Obama Administration’s failures to hold banks accountable undermines King’s social justice tradition, the intersection between social progress and economic justice and is the end of Black America?
Religion scholar and author Reza Aslan, explains his new work Zealot,what the historic Jesus really stood for, how Jesus was rebranded, why he knew what he was getting into before he went on Fox and how the Islamophobia industry pollutes public discourse.
Plus Cliff Schecter and Sam watch a bizarre gun web show, the Police Chief Kessler saga, the famous Libertarian ‘pinto’ call and more!
And for Members only an interview with Stephen Colbert from the Air America archives!
And keep the conversation going on our morning thread