UpFront

California recall election day; A look at the HBO Documentary on Qanon; the 9/11 Wars and the contractors who profited; Plus Kenneth Chamberlain Jr. on the new film The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain

On today’s show:

0:08 – We discuss the state of the California gubernatorial recall election with Laurel Rosenhall (@LaurelRosenhall), who covers state politics for CalMatters.

0:34 – William Sommer (@willsommer), politics reporter for the Daily Beast joins us to discuss QAnon, and a new HBO documentary on the cultural phenomenon called Q: Into the Storm directed by Cullen Hoback.

1:08 – We take stock of 9/11 wars and the trillions paid out by the US to private contractors with William Hartung (@WilliamHartung), Director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy.

1:34 – Kenneth Chamberlain Jr. on the The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, a new independent film based on real events. We discuss the making of the film and the continued fight for justice for Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.

1:50 – Mary Papenfuss (@blatherat), Trends Reporter for the Huffington Post joins us to discuss a successful campaign by Tiktok users who recently spammed a Texas anti-abortion snitch website, shutting it down temporarily.

photo: Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona via Unsplash

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
HarleighbluWho's That Girl?Tru Thoughts Covers, Vol. 2BELIEVE - Tru Thoughts
Miles DavisAll BluesKind Of BlueDoxy Records
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