Date: November 29, 2022
“Krystal and Saagar discuss Taylor Lorenz pleading Apple to de platform Elon and take Twitter off the App Store.”
Elon to unban banned accounts?…
Date: November 23, 2022
“When a missile recently landed on a farm in Poland, killing two, reporters, pundits and other members of the establishment commentariat quickly looked to blame Russia, with one AP report citing an unnamed “US intelligence official” as proof that Russia was responsible. But that turned out to be untrue, and the AP was forced to issue a retraction. Yet the anonymous official who passed along the misinformation to the AP remains unnamed. Why? Why would the news agency seek to protect a source who knowingly misled them about a news story with the potential to dramatically escalate the Ukraine conflict, and possibly lead to nuclear war?
Jimmy and Americans’ Comedian Kurt Metzger discuss the consequences of media outlets granting sources the freedom to lie with impunity.”
Date: November 07, 2022
“In the wake of the attack on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul, media figures and social media posters raced to assign blame, with one reporter – Laura Rozen – concluding that the guilty party must be… Jimmy Dore. Not that Rozen had any idea who Jimmy Dore is, necessarily, but that didn’t prevent her from tweeting out the accusation. Which she subsequently deleted without any explanation.
Jimmy and his panel of Convo Couch host Craig Pasta and Americans’ Comedian Kurt Metzger discuss the curious case of Paul Pelosi’s attack and what might have motivated the assault.”
Date: October 27, 2022
“Jeffrey Sachs has a tendency to go on mainstream outlets and in front of mainstream groups and utter truths that run counter to the dominant narrative — and then get told to shut up. Most recently Sachs appeared at the Athens Democracy Forum, sponsored by the New York Times, and noted, truthfully, that since 1950 the United States has been the greatest purveyor of violence around the globe, bar none. At which point the moderator stepped in and demanded Sachs stop talking.
Jimmy and Pushback host Aaron Maté (https://mate.substack.com) discuss Sach’s track record and wonder how on earth he gets asked back when he keeps insisting on sharing inconvenient truths?”