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Out d’Coup Podcast

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Jun

Out d’Coup | Fantasy Politics of the Right; Tactics of Resistance; Victim Blaming; Anti-Fascists; Oath Keepers; and, Space News

June 16, 2017

Last weekend - big contrast between reality-based politics and fantasy-based politics. It was the People’s Summit v. Anti-Sharia protests. Political tactics become the subject of heated discussion on the Left. Republicans shot at baseball practice in Alexandria, VA. The shooter’s apparent progressive politics raises the specter of a crackdown against anti-Trump protests. Victim blaming and false equivalences dominate discussion of confrontation between LGBTQ protestors and big white troll. In the absence of effective political power, we should expect more people to say, “ENOUGH!” Today we’re reflecting on the strategies and tactics of protest.

We close out with Space News, beer, and summer plans. Elon Musk gives his vision for a permanent city on Mars. How about that. The biggest question facing a sustainable city on Mars will certainly be whether or not we can brew beer in space. We’ll find out later on this year!

 

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