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Mark Riley: The Intersection of Politics and Culture

Aug 23, 2021

The Taliban have taken over Afghanistan but face challenges that weapons and bloodlust won’t fix. The dust is settling on a frozen Treasury and a mass exodus of the very people with the skills it takes to run a country – civil workers. Meanwhile, Federal Unemployment Benefits in the US are about to expire, yet the impact of COVID still runs rampant among the unemployed. This week we also take a look at the Brooklyn trial of R&B superstar/sexual predator, R. Kelly. With a string of allegations too long to list, Kelly still maintains his swagger and his innocence.