Of Course, Trump’s Coup Must Be Prosecuted

There seems to be a question of whether or not Democrats should spend time or political capital prosecuting Trump’s coup attempt and his various henchmen for their roles in the January 6th insurrection. The thinking usually goes something like “If Trump (or his goons) go to prison, won’t that just lead to Republicans retaliating by… Read More »

10 Fall Movies I’m Looking Forward to (and 10 I’m Not)

Longtime readers know I try to list movies I’m looking forward at the beginning of the year (for the entirety of that year), for the Summer, and for the Fall. Well, that didn’t really happen this Summer since it wasn’t entirely clear which movies would actually open. Likewise, several movies I’m including in this Fall… Read More »

Episode 88–Old Testament Government vs. New Testament Government

The subtitle for this episode is “America Has the World’s Most Rightwing Healthcare System,” and is about where America’s singular(ly bad) healthcare system comes from, why it hasn’t changed, the unexplored role doctors play in that change, and why people are so skeptical of the American medical establishment. Also, Afghanistan, the Olympics, CoVid’s resurgence, and… Read More »

Episode 87–The American Voter vs. The American Worker

Feeling patriotic due to the 4th of July, Alabama Liberal talks about voting rights and disenfranchisement, and argues that a democracy is only as good as its voter turnout and/or access. Also, in this episode he notes the tension between democracy and “the economy,” as well as demographic differences in the average American voter vs… Read More »

Episode 86–The End of Meat?

What happens when someone who is in no way, shape, or form a vegetarian explores the question of whether we’ll still be eating meat in the future? Find out in this episode that explores the future of meat, what it’s like to live in a town mostly known for chicken plants, the environmental costs of… Read More »

Episode 85–The End of Work? OR The End of Money?

Alabama Liberal takes a deep dive into the future of the economy, labor, and even money. In this episode, he explores Universal Basic income, Modern Monetary Theory, if automation will really be so bad, plantation economics, why the South is so conservative economically, if economic conservatives are now more out-of-control than social conservatives, why people… Read More »

Bubba Goes to Shanghai

Bubba goes to Shanghai to find out what happened to his town’s off-shored jobs, eventually doing battle with sassy toilets, witches, pirates, and the main castle of outsourcing.