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EPISODE 242: NONVIOLENT CIVIL RESISTANCE

This week we’re joined by our friend Aaron to discuss the strategy (or lack thereof) of Donald Trump and his administration, voter suppression and fraud, conservative complacency, changing minds with arguments, Nazis in the streets with torches, acknowledging absurd world-views, staffing the FCC to overturn net neutrality, Russia’s involvement in the election, righteous violence, punching Nazis and running over protesters, trolling the left, training for non-violence, noob tactics of the alt-right, civil resistance via Chenoweth and Stephan, Leo Tolstoy and Kenneth Burke, the privilege of non-violence, accountability to better placed critics, better uses for white masculinity, the shrinking timeline of awareness, creative non-violence, war with North Korea, understanding the other with empathy, substituting a villain for a fool, how Nazis compare to BLM / Antifa / Black Panthers and others, problematic media, human cooperation, tearing down white supremacist iconography in public places, the hardly-subtle KKK, Stetson Kennedy, Linear and Emergent Logic, and more!

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EPISODE 114: BUMFUZZLED

WHGL_Episode_114_08_24_14Topics Discussed this Week: LOST, the Sarah Palin Channel, Parks and Recreation, Sopranos and Sons, The Trees of Mystery and Babe’s Big Blue Balls, Work and Play, Word of the Day, Overheard Critiques of Dub’s Lawn by Neighbors, Busted-Ass Water Lines, Paying to Keep Your Yard Up, Renting vs Owning, Collective Soul, Creedance Clearwater Revival, Larry the Cable Guy, David Cross, Beach Boys’ Surf Skills, Man Calls in Bomb Threat; Too Fat to go to Court, Succeeding at Lawyering: Exploiting Loopholes in Laws Designed to Help People, Term of the Day, the Public’s Over-Comprehended Charges of Voter and Welfare Fraud, Drug Testing and Attacking Poor People, Poor on Poor Hate, Token Politics, Ted Cruz, Japanese Artist Arrested for Distributing Vagina Kayak, Genitals are Hilarious, Should Everyone Get a Trophy?