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Mark Riley: The Intersection of Politics and Culture

Nov 28, 2022

In his episode, as we head into the Holiday season, are the gaps between haves and have-nots getting wider?  Why are some in Media just started to pay attention?
The real heroes of the 2022 World Cup aren’t much talked about, and they’ll remain heroes no matter the outcome of the games.
Wonder how many mass...


Nov 21, 2022

Like a bad penny, like a recurring boil, he’s
back. I predicted wrongly on this, but why is Donald Trump running for
president again? Elon Musk may have inflicted a death blow on
Twitter. Can he stop the bleeding? Quick takes on Nancy Pelosi
stepping aside from her role as House Speaker, more homophobic
murders, this...


Nov 14, 2022

Well, the midterms are done, and all I can say is “Mea
Culpa”. While I never thought there would be a red wave, or
tsunami, or anything else the punditocracy predicted. I did, however,
think that the Democrats might lose both houses of Congress.
Thankfully, that doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. And...


Nov 8, 2022

we talked about Kanye West and Anti-Semitism last week. Well now, it’s Kyrie Irving’s turn. Why do these tropes keep coming up? It’s become intergenerational. And why do some people spring to the defense and Irving and West? The FBI issues a waning to synagogues in New Jersey. Will Republicans run the table in...


Oct 31, 2022

The midterms are coming up in a hurry, and if the polls are to be believed, I can say I told you so. Are Republicans injecting race into some races across the country? Are Black Americans going to stay home election day? We’ll talk about all that, and Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter. A letter in Ukraine has a lot of...