Episode

6/17 Cliff Schecter: The National Gun Emergency & Film Guy Matthew Weiss

June 17, 2016

Cliff Schecter explains what motivated the murder of UK MP Jo cox and the enduring threat of Far Right terrorism. The Orlando massacre and the problem with how we label these crimes. The problems with preventing gun violence without real reform. Can we follow Australia’s lead in gun sanity. The marketing of weapons of mass violence. How to reign in the arms industry. The PR campaign against weapon company CEOs. The importance of the gun filibuster and debating guns and the terror watch list and Bernie Sanders spells out the future of the revolution.

Film Guy Matthew Weiss explains his latest eBay plan. What strange things is Sam texting Matthew? Matthew met Muhammad Ali when he was a kid! Bernie or Bust Bill Clinton gives a movie suggestion. Matthew has a new puppy! Also Matthew thinks we should watch, Son of Saul.

On The Fun Half: does Sam hate dogs? Are soda taxes regressive? Scott Brown makes fun of Chris Christie for getting Trump’s McDonalds. Pat Robertson still a lunatic and still a scumbag. John McCain blames the Orlando shooting on Barack Obama. Cornel West calls for Palestinian human rights at a Democratic Platform committee hearing. Is Dug off of the “Trump train” and your calls and your IMs.

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