Episode

12/3 Why Biden Should Cancel Student Loans & How Antitrust Regulation Can Save Section 230 w/ Alan Collinge & Elliot Harmon

December 3, 2020

Sam hosts Alan Collinge (@alanslj), founder of Student Loan Justice, to discuss his organization’s efforts to lobby the Biden administration to cancel student loans. And then Senior Electronic Frontier Foundation Activist Elliot Harmon (@elliotharmon) joins Sam to discuss his recent piece “Don’t Blame Section 230 for Big Tech’s Failures. Blame Big Tech.”

On today’s show: Lin Wood says surround Brian Kemp’s home until he orders a special legislative session, after that jail Kemp. Attorney Lin Wood tells Atlanta crowd that Loeffler and Perdue have not earned Trump supporters votes. Sidney Powell admits donated money is just sitting around right now, they’re too busy!

Alan Collinge (@alanslj), founder of Student Loan Justice, joins Sam to discuss his organization’s efforts to lobby the Biden administration to cancel student loans. Also: the current tally of money owed, how the government makes a profit on student loans, why they made student loans non-discharge-able in bankruptcy, and more.

Senior Electronic Frontier Foundation Activist Elliot Harmon (@elliotharmon) joins Sam to discuss his recent piece “Don’t Blame Section 230 for Big Tech’s Failures. Blame Big Tech.” What Section 230 does, the civil liberties issues involved with repealing it, why Facebook likes it, and more.

On the fun half: Protester in India shuts off police water cannon during massive farmer protests. Michigan business owner interrupts news report to express frustration w/ Covid relief, says people need to rise up since government won’t help working people. Michigan woman says ‘pool book’ off by 100k votes, appears inebriated. Staten Island autonomous zone bar protestors chant “defund the sheriff.” Protestors in Staten Island chant, “I want a cocktail!” as cops stand by. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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