Category Archives: Misogyny

Post Interview – Podcast February 11, 2024

The Latest Republican Attacks On The Constitution, Diversity, Migrants, Voting And Common Sense. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Dianne Post back to the show. Post is an attorney, activist, author, and teacher who specializes in human rights and women’s … Continue reading

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Podcast December 17, 2023

The “Think Tanks” That Control The Republican Party. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster examine the rightwing organizations that hold sway over the GOP by creating policies, selecting judges, and funding candidates. Since the 1970s, these so-called think tanks have grown … Continue reading

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Podcast October 30, 2023

A Real Fright. On Halloween Eve, host Steve Williamson and contributor Gary LaMaster discuss the scariest development in Washington DC this year – the selection of MAGA Mike Johnson as the 56th Speaker of the US House of Representatives. In … Continue reading

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Podcast July 3, 2023

An Ethically Challenged Court. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster look at the composition and bias of the Supreme Court of The United States. Now controlled by a rightwing supermajority resulting from two stolen seats, the court has set about legislating … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Anti-Gay Discrimination, Autocracy, Campaign Finance, Citizens United, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Issues, Democratic Governance, Ethics, Government, Judicial System, Jurisprudence, Justice System, Legal Issues, Misogyny, Morality, National Politics, Political Polarization, Public Accountability, Racial Discrimination, Religion, Supreme Court, Theocracy, U.S. Court System, Voter Suppression, Voting, Women's Rights | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Podcast July 3, 2023

Hanks, Liggett, Riemer Interview – Podcast May 1, 2023

Abortion In The Aftermath Of Dobbs: What Comes Next? Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Stephen Hanks, Jodi Liggett, and Frankie Riemer to discuss the latest political ramifications of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v Jackson decision overturning Roe v Wade. … Continue reading

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What Happened To The GOP? – Podcast March 6, 2023

The Decline Of The Republican Party Into Fascism.Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Gary LaMaster discuss the modern-day GOP.  How did it happen? What does it mean for the US? No longer the majority political party and no longer conservative, the … Continue reading

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Work Interview – Podcast February 20, 2023

Compassion In Politics? Steve and Karen welcome Robertson Work back to the show. A former UN employee and teacher, he is currently an activist, writer, and poet. One of his most noted books is A Compassionate Civilization: The Urgency of … Continue reading

Posted in Bigotry, Biodiversity, Civil Society, Compassion, Cultural Change, Environment, Environmental Issues, Global Warming, Human Rights, Interviews, LIberals and Conservatives, Mass Extinction, Mass Migration, Misogyny, Morality, National Politics, Philosophy, Political Polarization, Refugees, Wilderness Preservation | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Work Interview – Podcast February 20, 2023

Montgomery Interview – Podcast October 3, 2022

The Politics Of Religion And Hate. Democratic Perspective welcomes Peter Montgomery of Right Wing Watch, a project of People For The American Way, to discuss the growing threat of White Christian Nationalism. When asked if the difference between Christian nationalism … Continue reading

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Bitecofer Interview – Podcast September 12, 2022

Hyper-partisanship, Polarization, And Political Realignment. Karen McClelland and Stephen Hanks welcome Rachel Bitecofer, Political Scientist and Election Analyst, to discuss the upcoming midterms. She begins by noting that the electorate is always in flux driven by changing demographics, geographic allegiances, … Continue reading

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Jordahl, Ploog Interview – Podcast August 1, 2022

End Of Roe Chaos. Steve Williamson and Stephen Hanks welcome attorneys Holli Ploog and Mik Jordahl back to the show to discuss the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s decision to dismantle the protections of Roe v Wade. Ploog says … Continue reading

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