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Porkins Policy Radio episode 158 Emma Redmond on Incels, Sean Penn, Nike sweat shops, Botham Jean, and more

My sister Emma Redmond is my guest this week. We started off the first hour by discussing the rise of involuntary celibates, commonly known as incels. We talked about their belief system and world view, as well as their insular community online. Emma and I addressed incels intense misogyny and vilification of the “Stacys” and “Beckys” of the world. Later we touched on Jordan Peterson and our theory that he is an incel that made it out of the community. We also talked about the disturbing trend of suicide within the incel community. Emma and I also explored the idea that incels are a modern day death cult.

In the second hour Emma and I covered a wide variety of topics and current news stories. We started off with the latest developments within the #MeToo movement. Emma gave her own perspective on the movement and the attention placed on Hollywood. We briefly touched on Sean Penn’s recent comments on #MeToo and his history of domestic violence against Madonna. Later we talked about Colin Kaepernick’s new deal with the Nike and the outrage it has caused. We talked about Nike’s abhorrent human rights record and use of sweat shops. We ended the show by discussing the murder of Botham Jean in his home by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger.

Download episode 158

Show Notes:

EmmaRedmond.com

@emma__redmond

Shy Boys IRL

A Marriage Filled With Abuse

Sean Penn’s Horrifying History of Alleged Abuse

Madonna Comes Forward About Sean Penn’s Alleged Abuse: ‘Sean Has Never Struck Me’

Nike Sweatshops: Behind the Swoosh

Could data from Botham Jean’s door lock deliver a break in Amber Guyger case? Dallas DA hopes so

Dallas police officer’s arrest affidavit contradicts search warrant for victim’s apartment

Why Dallas Authorities Are Desperate to Attack Botham Jean’s Character

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 156 Catholic Church Cover Up with Ed Opperman and Brian Heiss

This week my guests are Ed Opperman and Brian Heiss. First, we covered the latest development in the #MeToo saga: the allegations that Asia Argento abused actor Jimmy Bennet. We discussed who may have leaked this to the New York Times and why. We also touched on the complexities of sexual abuse, and how many victims go on to victimize. The conversation then shifted to the recent Pennsylvania Attorney General report which investigated rampant sexual abuse in the state’s Catholic Church. We talked about our own experiences growing up Catholic. And the culture of abuse within the church and the disturbing levels to which the clergy covered this up.

In the second hour we took aim at Pope Francis and his record of hypocrisy in the mishandling child sex abuse. We touched on Francis’ protection of Cardinal Pell, his former number three at the Vatican, who is now facing charges of child abuse. I also mentioned that Francis presided over the funeral of disgraced Boston Cardinal Bernard Law. We also explored the culture of abuse within the church and the Vatican. Ed and I also explored whether these pedophile priests are men of God or using the cloth to gain access to vulnerable minors. Finally, we closed out with some breaking news on Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort.

NOTE: I got confused when talking about Yashar Ali. Ali was the person who dug up old pictures of Chelsea Manning hanging out with Jack Posobiec, Cassandra Fairbanks, Lucian Wintrich, and others.

Download episode 156

Show Notes:

OppermanReport.com

OJsimpson.co

Asia Argento, a #MeToo Leader, Made a Deal With Her Own Accuser

Asia Argento’s response

2010 Vatican employee sex scandal

Sex scandal rocks Vatican: Papal usher, chorister linked to gay prostitution ring

Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

Pope takes part in disgraced Cardinal Law’s funeral

Why Won’t Pope Francis Quit Cardinal Pell, His Sketchy No. 3?

Hillsong Church

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