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Mar 25, 2019

In this episode of the Rectable Cory, Rene, and Lisa take on different stories in the news from the last month or so.

Here are some links for the stories we talked about

 

Michael Cohen Hearing

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/podcasts/the-daily/michael-cohen-trump.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/02/27/key-takeaways-michael-ohen-hearing/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.ab7167620f32

SNC Lavalin scandal and the treatment of Jody Wilson Raybould
https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/jody-wilson-raybould-testimony-live

Venezuela (a little bit anyway)

https://theintercept.com/2019/02/20/regime-change-we-can-believe-in-the-u-s-agenda-illlln-venezuela-haiti-and-egypt/

The Extreme Right in Canada

https://leaderpost.com/opinion/columnists/cuthand-watching-the-rise-of-the-extreme-riglht-wing-in-canada/wcm/4742c5e8-5b31-49f3-a60b-b9bef99112c9

Jair Bolsonaro is a fascist theocrat

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2019/02/25/brazils-conservative-government-is-resurrecting-pro-christian-legislation/

The United We Roll thing
https://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/united-we-roll-1.5030419

Right wing domestic terror in the US

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2019/2/21/1836747/-Christopher-Hasson-is-just-the-latest-sign-of-the-rising-American-far-right-domestic-terrorist-tide

Related - Hate groups at an all time highhttps://www.splcenter.org/news/2019/02/19/hate-groups-reach-record-high

Jussie Smollett

https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/2/21/18229544/jussie-smollett-attack-arrest-hate-crime-hoax-statistics

Christchurch Shooting

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

 

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