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Mark Riley: The Intersection of Politics and Culture

Sep 26, 2022

New York’s Attorney General Leticia James takes center stage as she sues the Trump Organization in an action that could cost $250 million dollars. Meanwhile, Trump says he can declassify documents just by thinking about it. That’s right, just by thinking.

Further afield, the referenda on whether some regions of...


Sep 20, 2022

The battle between the Justice Dept. and Donald Trump goes on, while his biggest problem may be in Georgia. Why are Republican governors sending migrants north to cities like New York and now, Martha’s Vineyard? Yeah, we know what they’re saying, but what’s the real reason? Insurance companies are taking police...


Sep 12, 2022

The world watches as HM Queen Elizabeth II passes away and Prince Charles becomes King Charles III.

Will the war in Ukraine throw large parts of the developed world into recession, and will Ukraine’s biggest supporters stay the course

Threats of political violence a year and a half after January 6th are now focusing...


Sep 5, 2022

Joe Biden takes the gloves off, guess who his target might be? Donald Trump throws a left jab and the Department of Justice responds with an uppercut. A United Nations report on Chinese mistreatment of Uyghurs is devastating to Beijing. Mississippi, the poorest state in the nation, is a lesson in climate change, and...


Aug 30, 2022

It seems we’ve got those Old Mar-a Lago Blues again. Donald Trump’s supporters can’t figure out who to badmouth these days as a redacted version of the affidavit in support of the Mar-a Lago raid is made public. President Biden cancels student loan debt for a huge number of Americans. Some of the people who had...