Confederate Monuments, Speech, and Social Media


Are you feeling like everyone is angry and crazy? We talk about productive ways to discuss Confederate monuments and Donald Trump. 

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The Pearls

Steve Bannon is out of the White House, and it took him ten hot seconds to be back in command at Brietbart. The President has named Hope Hicks as his new communications director

For our compliments to the other side, Beth appreciates Laura Smith for her compelling, chilling look at the role white women play in white supremacy. Sarah compliments Kentucky state senator, Wil Schroder, and others around the country who are calling for the removal of Confederate monuments from state buildings. 

The Suit

Listener Kerry wrote to us about the strange world created by social media. How do we interact with loved ones with whom we have primarily digital relationships around controversial topics? We talk about speech, Confederate monuments, and our social media practices. 

The Heels

Sarah is traumatized by Game of Thrones. Beth was asked a really thoughtful question.