Old Howard Union

27 – A Conversation With The Other Side, Featuring The Hosts of The Rundown

Tonight we will have on the hosts of The Rundown, a conservative media group, who hosts a podcast as well weekly live shows where they talk about some of the most important issues of the day from a conservative perspective. We have dialogued from some time, and I have been a contributor on their live show as well, and today they are to talk about the divides in this country, and how it is we are to bridge them – as well as other topics. Please see the show notes below for topic information, as well as links to their pages as well. Comments are welcome. 

The Rundown Media Group – https://therundownmg.com/

The Rundown Live Shows – https://www.facebook.com/TheRundownMG/


Show Notes

02:37 – American’s viewing the other side of their political persuasion as an “enemy”

https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/06/22/key-facts-partisanship/

03:30 – The Fairness Doctrine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FCC_fairness_doctrine

03:32 – The Rise of Ring-Wing Media

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_media_(U.S._political_right)

05:26 – Media conglomerates in The United States

https://www.businessinsider.com/these-6-corporations-control-90-of-the-media-in-america-2012-6

10:53 – Americans views on abortion.

https://www.pewforum.org/fact-sheet/public-opinion-on-abortion/

15:53 – Do Republican policies support upward mobility?

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/social-mobility-memos/2014/01/08/republicans-vs-democrats-who-has-the-answers-on-social-mobility/

16:26 – Do entitlement programs with “cut-offs” work better?

https://www.cbpp.org/research/would-an-entitlement-cap-be-a-wise-idea

17:24 – The 2nd Gilded Age in America today

https://anamericaninquiry.wordpress.com/2015/11/08/is-a-second-gilded-age-upon-us/

17:37 – Is Capitalism working today in America?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/12/capitalism-isnt-working-thomas-piketty

18:06 – Do corporations pay their fair shares in taxes?

https://www.epi.org/publication/its-time-for-corporations-to-pay-their-fair-share-of-taxes/

20:53 – Google & their work with the Chinese government

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-google-idUSKCN1QV296

21:06 – Chinese stipulations regarding American companies working in their country

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-22/what-s-intellectual-property-and-does-china-steal-it-quicktake

21:24 – Censored search engine being worked on currently

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/02/635047694/google-plans-for-a-censored-search-engine-in-china

21:27 Zuckerberg deposition to Congress

21:35 – Are corporations “above the law”?

https://www.thenation.com/article/magna-carta-said-no-man-is-above-the-law-but-what-about-corporations/

26:51 – Elizabeth Warren and her proposal to break up the major tech companies

32:02 – Suzannah B. Troy – NYC Activist

32:13 – Kim Ann – Real Talk With The Angry Soccer Mom

33:11 – Social media and the bubble of confirmation bias today

34:53 – Bill Maher on reaching out to conservative listeners

https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2019/03/16/bill-maher-scolds-democrats-avoiding-fox-news-how-very-trump-you/

36:21 – Ben Shapiro

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Shapiro

38:50 – Beto O’Rourke getting questioned by a college students about financial disclosures

http://thefreedombeacon.com/2019/03/19/a-college-student-stuns-beto-orourke-with-a-challenging-question-and-the-exchange-is-on-video/

44:30 – VOCAL-NY, a local community organization in Brooklyn servicing the needs of the NYS community.

44:08 – 45:32; My apologies for the background noise, constant sirens are a fact of living in New York City.

46:49 – The Facts on Safe Injection (Consumption)  Spaces

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/vancouvers-safe-injection-site-cuts-overdose-deaths/article577010/

 

 

 

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