The Daily Assault of American Politics – Episode 08

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L. Joy, June and Lurie discuss the consequences of free speech, why it's so easy to exploit racial animus in the United States and the daily assault of American politics. OPENING Audio excerpt of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reading from his text "Letter from a Birmingham Jail". #CIVICDOCKET - 11:09 A few of the civic related stories we discussed on the show that you may have missed in mainstream media. Follow the hashtag #CivicDocket on Twitter or view more here. Black Lawmakers Hold a Particular Grievance With Facebook: Racial Exploitation http://nyti.ms/2yryTGU The long history of the U.S. interfering with elections elsewhere http://wapo.st/2h0hbkx GIRL IS THAT LEGAL? - 32:16 Can private companies limit employee speech? FEATURE DISCUSSION Why America is coming apart at the seams http://bit.ly/2kSAZuq How American Politics Became So Exhausting http://theatln.tc/2yB2YEv EPISODE BOOK LIST --- BECOME A CIVIC PATRON Help us continue to grow and spread civic education and engagement by becoming a Civic Patron. Your financial support will help fund day-to-day costs and ensure the show will continue to be free and available for all to learn and share. You can contribute as little as $3 a month via Patreon or make a one-time donation of any amount via PayPal REVIEW THE SHOW If you love the show please write a review on iTunes or Stitcher and help spread the word about civic education and engagement. Make it a 5 star review and L. Joy Will read it on a feedback episode of the show. FOLLOW #SUNDAYCIVICS Subscribe on YouTube: sundaycivics.org/youtube Follow on Twitter: sundaycivics.org/twitter Like on Facebook: sundaycivics.org/facebook FOLLOW L. JOY Follow on Twitter: twitter.com/ljoywilliams Follow on Instagram: instagram.com/ljoywilliams Follow on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/ljoywilliams

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