In this episode Doug goes into excuciating detail about two proposed Ohio laws that would prohibit the teaching or even acknowldgement of racism and sexism because it makes the people who’ve benifited from both very sad. Next Doug tells the story about the latest fight over abortion happening in a empty parking lot in Toledo. We also get introduced to the new theme music used for the show.
Just when you thought it was safe to ignore public health orders and send your children back to school, Doug looks at a new scary concept coming for your children. It is falsely labeled Critical Race Theory and it is sending white racist soccer moms screeching into school board meetings across the country so their children won’t have to talk about racism. Then Doug looks at an excellent news story from the local paper that refutes the reason for an uptick in violent crime forwarded by the police chief.
We as Americans pay for and expect a fair justice system. Unfortunately in real life it doesn’t work that way. You could be shot and killed for simply being black or poor or of if you are an elected official you are still being booked on political talk shows after trying to undermine our Democracy We also will look at the tone deaf super majority of Republicans in the Ohio legislature and find out how that is a problem for LGBTQ people.
In this episode, Doug talks about the Biden hate coming from the left after only 50 days in office and he wonders if it’s equivalent to Christian Thoughts and Prayers. He talks about a proposed local ordinance to protect women coming to the only abortion clinic left in Toledo and finally he gives his thoughts on community complaints about dollar stores springing up around the city recently.
Chances are there are many migrant workers and families in your community who are struggling to obtain the quality of life they’re working so hard for. So many of the resources many of us are able to take advantage of are not so easily accessed by those who have moved here from another country. Along with staying informed via reliable news sources and podcasts like Secular Left, here are three ways you can help change the tide for migrant workers in the United States and your community