Seattle_Underscore, episode 1

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Caitlin Sussman and I have come out with the inaugural issue of our new podcast, Seattle_Underscore. In this episode we discuss the CIA torture report and Seattle’s #BlackLivesMatter protests.

Links we mentioned in the podcast:

Michelle Alexander: The New Jim Crow

Radley Balko: Rise of the Warrior Cop

Tim Weiner: Legacy of Ashes: the History of the CIA

Seattle black vs. white poverty statistics

Seattle racial demographics

Brit Bennett: ‘I Don’t Know What to Do With Good White People’

CIA torture program roundup

Ward Churchill: ‘On the Justice of Roosting Chickens’

James Baldwin: ‘A Letter to My Nephew’

‘Testing Theories of America Politics’ — Princeton paper finding that US is an oligarchy, not a democracy

Fox News Host re: torture: “America is awesome!”

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