Weekly Roundup: Kissinger? I Hardly Bombed Her

Brad and Dan begin by gauging the right-wing reactions to the death of Henry Kissinger. They then compare these, and the hallmarks of Kissinger’s life, to those of Rosalynn Carter, who was buried this week in Plains, Ga. In the second segment, Dan unpacks a knot of issues related to no-fault divorce, abortion, and the […]

Forty years of Antifascism with Daryle Lamont Jenkins

What does it look like, on the ground, to fight the Far Right showing up in our communities? What is the day-to-day work of antifascists in this work for the long-haul? Daryle Lamont Jenkins is well poised to answer this question. He is the founder and executive director of One People’s Project (OPP), a New […]

It’s In the Code Ep. 76: “Why Can’t We Just Fix Conservative Christianity?

“Why be so hard on conservative Christianity, to the point of dismissing it entirely? Why not fix it?” This is a real question we receive, and it’s a fair question. Can conservative Christianity be “fixed”? Or are the problems with it too deep for that? In this episode, Dan answers these questions, arguing that because […]

Congressperson Jared Huffman on the Threat of Christian Nationalism (Re-release)

Brad is joined by Congressperson Jared Huffman, who represents California’s 2nd District. Rep. Huffman is the only member of the House who is not affiliated with a religious tradition. He started the Freethought Caucus in 2018 to highlight the concerns and needs of Americans who are humanists, freethinkers, agnostics, and otherwise invested in freethinking in […]

It’s In the Code Ep. 75: “Give Thanks”

This week Dan talks about the popular praise and worship song, “Give Thanks With a Grateful Heart.” What is the message of this song? Written as a song of solace and hope, how does it also express an attitude that denies the reality of the things about this world and our places in it that […]

Weekly Roundup: The City Banning Gay People and Trump’s Vermin Comments

Brad begins by discussing the history of Murfreesboro, TN, where a city ordinance banned homosexuality in public. As Brad recounts, this isn’t the first time the city has been in the news. A decade ago, citizens tried to prevent the construction of a mosque on the grounds that Islam isn’t a religion. Brad draws on […]

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