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#1230 Thanksgiving and cultural heritage (Native Peoples Series Part 2)

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Original Air Date: 11–27-2018
Today we take a look at the literal and figurative bloody messes of the history of Thanksgiving and the identities of native peoples

 

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#1527 Making Antisemitism Great Again with Ye, Kyrie Irving and Dave Chapelle

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Air Date: 11–22-2022

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Today, we take a look at three recent incidents of celebrities using their platforms to spread antisemitic tropes all in the context of greater openness to antisemitism within the Republican Party in the age of Trumpism.

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#1265 Moving beyond tragedy by surviving and adapting (Native Peoples) (Repost)

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Original Air Date: 4–16-2019

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Today we take a look at just a few of the aspects of modern life for Native Peoples that we can see as stemming from the racism and colonialism that have been endemic in post-contact America. This episode is the fourth in an ongoing series focusing on Native Peoples in North America. Previous episodes are, in order, #1216 on Christopher Columbus, #1230 on Thanksgiving, and #1252 on Westward Expansion.

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#1526 A History of Political Violence in the US

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Air Date: 11–15-2022

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Today, we take a look at our extremely steady history of political violence from the Revolution, through the Civil War, Reconstruction and Jim Crow, into the Civil Rights era, the Militia Movement and domestic terrorism, and now to our current once-again-radicalized, right-wing movement willing to use and tacitly condone violence as a political tactic.

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#1525 Don't Panic: Irrational Fear and Panic in the US

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Air Date: 11–12-2022

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Today, we take a look at a few types of panic that regularly strike within communities or across the nation including various satanic panics, Halloween candy panics, and panic over kids being too inclusive and welcoming of all types of people.

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