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Out d’Coup Podcast

Aug 2018

Out d’Coup | Bosses Earn 312 Times More Than Their Employees; Unite Right Flop; Climate Change News; Omarosa; PA Catholic Sex Abuse Report; PA GOP Freaks Over DSA; Kutztown; Puppy Update; and, more!

August 16, 2018

Kevin is fighting a cold at home. No worries because US bosses now earn 312 times the average workers salary, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.

Unite the Right Part Two flops. Jason Kessler and 20 to 30 white nationalists showed up for the rally outside of the white house and were vastly outnumbered by anti-fascist counter-protesters. The Metro Transit Authority caved and still gave Jason Kessler and his white nationalist friends a private train car. Trump supporter jumps into the “Ring of Fire” at a Social Distortion concert and gets the shit kicked out of him by lead singer Mike Ness. Ness took his guitar off and jumped into the crowd after a Trump supporter was giving him both middle fingers for over 10 minutes.

Over 300 Newspapers joins the Boston Globe to denounce Trump’s attacks on the free press. Huge progressive primary wins on Tuesday.

Washington State may become the first government to introduce a carbon tax. Meanwhile, a new paper published in the Journal of Park and Recreation Administration shows that climate change is increasingly impacting swimming, fishing, and general summertime recreation due to harmful algae blooms and E. coli bacteria It took only two months for the DNC to backtrack on its ban on fossil fuel donations. Monsanto is forced to pay a man $289 million who is dying from cancer as a result [Guardian]

And, of course, Omarosa.

In our PA focus: Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro releases the grand jury report detailing the largest sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church’s history. The report detailed more than 300 priests who abused over a thousand children.

PA Republican going bonkers over Democratic Socialists.  They issued press releases attacking the DSA, Susan Wild and Bob Casey in the past week.

Kutztown University welcomes me back. Keep your eyes out for an upcoming article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on sick buildings and administrative willful denial of health threats

We’ve got an abbreviated last call today. Kevin gives a puppy update. Perkasie active last night b/c of a manhunt for a guy who stole a car according to the Hilltown Township Police. And, some more fun.