Out d’Coup | Get It Together PA Democrats; PA Pipeline Protests; Bannon Ramps Up Media Attacks; Make Somalia Great Again?; & so much more.
We’re officially one month into Trumplandia, folks. The Trump Organization kicked off Deportation Nation this week. Jeff Sessions will finally get a chance to squash Reefer Madness. Bannon reaffirms strategy to attack media as the “opposition party.” Standing Rock evicted as Dakota Access Pipeline green lighted again.
Closer to home, PA Dept of Env Protection gives green light to Mariner East 2 pipeline as protests and legal battles continue. Activists are taking a Stand against Williams Transco Central Penn Line South. Senator Eichelberger steps in it, because he cares about education. PASSHE Chancellor ramps up the Shock Doctrine even the system “self-study” is delayed. Oh, and our friend Eichelberger is all for shutting down a couple universities...because, you know, he cares about education. And thanks to a court ruling, a Republican may take over in a district that is 95% registered Democrat. And Democratic Senator Bob Casey gets his first official challenger - Rick Saccone. Looks like Saccone is getting ready to bring the crazy. And we’ll reflect back on our weekend at Keystone Progressive Summit! All that and more on today’s show.
Check out Women's Political Bootcamp in Kutztown on Saturday 2/24.
Remember folks, we need you to help keep progressive, activist media going strong. Become a member of Raging Chicken for as little at $2/month! Simply go to RagingChickenPress.org and look for the Support and Membership tab. Click “Become a member.” We are also on Patreon. If you want to be a member through Patreon just click, click “Be a Patron” under the same tab. Or, if you are not ready to become a member, you can make a one-time donation by clicking “Donate.”
For a limited time, you can pick up one of our exclusive “UNPAID PROTESTER” t-shirts over at Teespring. The will be available for the next 10 days or so. Proceeds from t-shirt sales go directly to support our awesome team of writers. And next week we’ll be launching a new exclusive design! Stay tuned.
We are digging in for 2017 and Trumplandia. We need you - the progressive community - to help us deepen pull-no-punches, progressive media that will hold power accountable.
- Become a member: https://goo.gl/OgYRW0
- Be a Patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rcpress
- Make a donation: https://www.paypal.me/rcpress