(00:00) Intro & T-Shirts
(03:58) Drew plugs his appearance on the Toy Migos podcast.
(05:32) Sean plugs his appearance on NarativTV with @ZevShalev, @jimstewartson, and @Heidi_Cuda, and discusses white Christian grievance, apocalypticism, and theocratic rule.
(11:24) A personal perspective from Joe on the issue of class, race, and economic justice.
(14:45) Joe, Sean and Drew break down the news. Booster shots. The COP 26 climate conference in Glasgow. La Nina. The US is now back on the UN Human Rights Council. The Texas abortion ban. Steve Bannon looks like he will be charged with contempt of Congress. Shitshow tidbit of the week: Holocaust denial in a Texas school district pursuant to HB 3979.
(39:55) Sean details several examples of the white Christian victimhood complex, and plays a clip of Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R – Missouri), frightening speech on the National Mall calling for the “Kingdom of God” to be established in the United States, and the “greatest revival in American History.”
(59:24) Main topic: The supply chain, the economy, labor, the Pandora Papers, tax havens. The pandemic-driven power shift from capital to labor. The pervasive influence of money on perception, public opinion, and politics. Political consequences of global free trade. Exploring the enormous dimensions and risks of wealth disparity. Some perceptions are changing, including record support for labor unions. “The Great Resignation.”
(01:35:09) Wrapup and Outro.
Democracy in Chains by Nancy MacLean
Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber
Top 1% of U.S. Earners Now Hold More Wealth Than All of the Middle Class. By Alexandre Tanzi and Mike Dorning
Why The Post published the Pandora Papers investigation
Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965. Gallup.
(Video) What are the Pandora Papers? Sarah Hashemi, Luis Velarde. The Washington Post.