Selma

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains his new creative campaign to finally get America to address its gun crisis. Oklahoma’s racist frat members and the assault on American history by the right. Why the 1990s were good and why the Republicans failed so hard with the Iran letter. Alexis Goldstein, co-host of Criticize After Dinner, discusses […]
The Nation’s Ari Berman, explains the historical importance of Selma Alabama. Why Martin Luther King Jr. selected Selma as a site for the Civil Rights struggle. Find out the unknown Civil Rights heroes of Selma. The slow pace of change in Selma and why the cities Country Club is still racially segregated. Why Selma’s wealthy […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the systemic and grotesque racism of the Ferguson Police Department. What is a “manner of walking” arrest? How many Ferguson’s across the country are there? Unequal justice in the United States. The Ferguson PD criminal racket. The Republicans cave on Department of Homeland Security funding. The Democrats finally showing spine? […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the toxic brew that created Saudi Arabia. The cynical reasons that Western powers back Saudi Arabia. The Saudis and 9/11. Were senior officials involved in 9/11 and funding Al Qaeda, Zacarias Moussaoui says so. James Baker and how elites cover for the Saudis and the global oil system. Chris Christie […]
Historian¬†Ray Raphael, author of¬†Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past,explains the distinction between history and heritage. Revolutionary activity in colonial Massachusetts. The problem with historical myths. How history records rebellions and why it matters. Why the Founders didn’t want limited government. Why the Founders wanted the power to tax. What the right’s favorite Ben […]
Political maestro Cliff Schecter, explains why Mike Huckabee calling Jay Z a pimp is just the beginning of the 2016 Republican Primary. Why the death threats to John Boehner and teens trying to join ISIS once again shows the need for gun control. The fill Republican clown car in 2016 and why Democrats are finally […]