(00:00) Intro and T-shirts
(03:23) Barriers to justice and reasons people refuse to confront human evil. Whataboutism, bothsidesism, and conspiracy theories. Holding people accountable. Moral deflection to provocations, victim blaming. Post-truth.
(09:10) The war, and the slap.
(32:56) Joe Occhipinti opens the conversation about the contradictions and pitfalls of intersectionality, and how it should be applied for positive effect.
(35:27) The GOP sliming of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.
(44:20) Sean Prophet reads a long blog post on intersectionality, in the context of false accusations of “body shaming” of Senator Kyrsten Sinema. Mission-creep of intersectionality to fragment the left and shut down dialog.
(57:26) Guest Segment with Sirena Prophet. Her coming out story. The journey from growing up as a cis man who was raised in the San Fernando Valley, to her current life as an openly trans woman. The struggle with homophobia, transphobia, and betrayal. The low life-expectancy of trans people. The difficulty of physical self-defense for trans women. Finding acceptance in unlikely places. Gender ambiguity and dating as a trans woman.