Two adversarial journalists shooting the breeze, knitting scarfs, and using Asana.
Episode 12: "Our goal is to destroy these people"--Chris Hedges at Left Forum31/05/2015 Duration: 19min
This week Maz & Juan hit the road and visit Left Forum where we interview author and journalist Chris Hedges about his new book Wages of Rebellion. We also ran into a crazy, racist, white woman who called BLM protesters thugs and told a Mexican-American to go back to Mexico, before she mistakenly meandered into a gathering of Marxists.
Episode 11: Dastardly Dynasties & A Defense of Cornel West20/04/2015 Duration: 27min
Maz & Juan return for season 2 of the award winning podcast. This week we dissect dastardly, dynastic, presidential politics. We then offer a mild defense of Cornel West against Michael Eric Dyson's scathing TNR profile. And in Tell Me Something Good we discuss, well, art, and how Juan just doesn't get it.
Episode 10: Black Mental Health & A Hanging In Mississippi28/03/2015 Duration: 35min
This week Maz is joined by guest host Andrew Jones and guests: reporter Terrell Starr, and human rights researcher Indrani Balaratnam. The foursome breakdown a recent Buzzfeed essay by Starr that focused on his suicidalization and the broader issue of black mental health and trauma. They also discuss the hanging death of Mississippi's Otis Byrd.
Episode 9: Why White Folk Can't Understand the Animus Against Police & Media Unfairness20/03/2015 Duration: 31min
No guest, means more conversation from Maz & Juan this week. We dives into the inability of white people to understand the animus many non-white people have toward police. Then we lay into news outlets like that NY Daily News that treat black crime differently from white crime.
Episode 7: Benjamin Netanyahu's Never Ending Fear Mongering & the Ferguson Report07/03/2015 Duration: 29min
Maz & Juan are joined by Jewish Voice for Peace's Naomi Dann to break down Netanyahu's one millionth warning about Iran. Maz & Juan then dissect the horror story that is the Ferguson Report. Plus, as always, "Tell Me Something Good". And this week we have outtakes.