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Democracy in Crisis

Posted by Baynard Woods | Nov 14, 2017

The J20 caseis the first mass trial, beginning this week. Most of the defendants were arrested on Inauguration Day, after a protest (which the government has called a riot) resulted...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Nov 8, 2017

What a year it has been since the dark night when the Democrats lost to Trump. And now, still lacking a serious vision, the Democrats will use the promise of...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Oct 17, 2017

In the same way that Breitbart launders the extremist views of the Daily Stormer, the Trump administration is acting as a bridge to legitimize Nazi and Confederacy sympathizers.

Posted by Baynard Woods | Oct 7, 2017

Last week, a few moments before Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, chair and co-chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee respectively, came out to present an update on their investigation...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Oct 6, 2017

In this week's episode cohosts Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg talk about right-wing politics, country music, guns and the terror in Las Vegas.

Posted by Baynard Woods | Oct 5, 2017

Last week, the populist theocratic authoritarian former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore beat Luther Strange in a special election to fulfil the rest of Jeff Sessions’ term in the Senate....

Posted by Baynard Woods | Oct 3, 2017

For the internet's Trump-endorsing shitposters, it seems that the big problem with the Nazis is that they aren’t ironic enough in their hatred.

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 28, 2017

In this week’s episode, Brandon Soderberg talks with poet and activist Tariq Touré about his poem "For the Love of the Game."

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 21, 2017

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with ProPublica reporter Alec MacGillis about Jared Kushner’s rental properties, Ben Carson’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the machinations of Mitch...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Sep 19, 2017

The political heat of 2017 has finally boiled all the political chants down to their essence. “Fuck that shit!” More than a thousand juggalos -- fans of the horror-art rap...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 14, 2017

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with Dale Beran about 4chan, the alt-right and the rise of Donald Trump. Earlier this year, Beran wrote an article about the growth of...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 12, 2017

Francois LeFranc, 45, lingers over breakfast in the dining room of the NAV Centre, an Ontario hotel and conference center on the banks of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Dressed in...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Sep 8, 2017

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with author D. Watkins about white supremacy, policing and the Trump administration. D. is the author of 'The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Aug 25, 2017

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with Wil Hylton, whose New York Times Magazine story “Down the Breitbart Hole” gives readers an up-close view of the inner workings of the...