Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Game of Thrones gave us "bend the knee." Colin Kaepernick showed us the meaning of taking a knee. My favorite sports journalist Dave Zirin has always reported on the intersection of sports and politics, and this is right in his wheelhouse. His new book, The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World examines how Kap's private protest turned into a global cry for justice, pointing a finger directly at the horrific treatment of Black men and women at the hands of [...]
Donald Trump apparently just realized that an island is surrounded by water, and Puerto Rico is an island. Today on the show, I spoke a bit about that sad story and the rest of the news. I'm joined today by Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation, to discuss the latest on Colin Kaepernick's protest turned movement. Dan Canon is the Blue America-endorsed candidate for Congress from IN-09. He joined me for the last few minutes of the show to talk about his very impressive progressive campaign.