Last week, President Trump signed an internet censorship order after one of his Tweets was removed for glorifying violence. Earlier this week, he threatened to invoke the Insurrection Act against protesters. What can we make of this ongoing descent into fascism and authoritarianism during a global pandemic and civil unrest? Today on the show, we […]
Ted Rall’s cartoons, published for years in the Los Angeles Times, ticked off high-profile people on all portions of the political spectrum — a sure sign, for a political cartoonist, that you are doing your job correctly. When one of Rall’s cartoons ticked off the Los Angeles Police Department, however, Rall soon found himself out […]
Conservatives have always worried about homosexual agendas and recruiting youth. While many liberals might hope that the era of fearing gays and lesbians is over as a result of things like gay marriage, what’s going on in South Carolina right now shows just how far we have not come despite all of the gay and lesbian movement’s efforts to prove that gays and lesbians are normal, responsible good citizens. At the center of this recent controversy is not only gay rights, but broader questions of economic uncertainty, academic freedom and censorship. Check out this APA to find out more!
Interactive artist, Nathaniel Stern, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, February 25, 2013, to talk with host, Brian Standing, about some of his collaborative web art. Ever wanted to send a text message to an alien life form?