‘Informed Rant’: The Violence of Borders, Racist Mascots and The Real News (from @Truthdig)

5 Nov

 

In this week’s episode of “Informed Rant,” the podcast of Joshua Scheer, Scheer speaks with Reece Jones, associate professor of geography at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, about Jones’ book, “Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move” and the human cost of borders.

 

Scheer also speaks with Paul Jay, co-founder and editor in chief of The Real News, about the site’s significance, and Robert Holden, deputy director of the National Congress of American Indians, about racism and sports mascots after the World Series.

A rushed transcript of Scheer’s exchange with Jones follows.

—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly

 

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Source: ‘Informed Rant’: The Violence of Borders, Racist Mascots and The Real News (from @Truthdig)

 

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The rigged system holds no future for the 99% a political revolution does.

 

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