Texas, Just Like America, Is A Failed State, Episode 1216

The Mop Up for February 23, 2021

Topics: America makes up 20 percent of the world’s Covid deaths; One in 670 Americans has died from Covid-19; But Trump will never be prosecuted no matter what his taxes reveal; Ted Cruz will get reelected; Nobody in Texas will go to prison for the latest disaster

Guests With Time Stamps 1:30​ David Does The News 28:52​ Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling 41:40​ Cale Brooks from Jacobin 57:54​ David “Citizen” Bacon, candidate for selectman in New Hampshire 1:09:54​ Jacob Morrison, Valley Labor Report, on Amazon workers in Alabama voting to unionize and Roriki Hutchinson, Weekly Marx 1:40:55​ Mark Breslin, founder and president of Yuk Yuk’s, the largest comedy chain in North America 2:01:25​ Down with Tyranny’s Howie Klein introduces us to Congressional Candidate Shervin Aazami 2:39:23​ Comic Laura House reports from Austin, Texas 3:01:50​ Dr. Harriet Fraad, “Capitalism Hits Home” and “It’s Not Just in Your Head” 3:32:44​ Dr. Gerald Horne author of The Bittersweet Science: Racism, Racketeering, and the Political Economy of Boxing. International Publishers (2020) 4:31:10​ Professor Adnan Husain, “Guerrilla History” and The Majlis” and Henry Hakamaki 5:02:01​ Professor Mary Anne Cummings, parks commissioner Aurora, Illinois 5:32:00​ Professor Mike Steinel sings about Ted Cruz