Skepticrat099 - Reparations Edition

Jun 24, 11:00 AM
On this week's episode: Eli proclaims himself a hero ... Another Christian album burning is thwarted by Spotify not being flammable ... And Donald Trump celebrates Juneteenth by announcing his re-election campaign on one of the June teenths.

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Headline Sources:

House of Representatives debates a bill to explore reparations: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/19/us/politics/slavery-reparations-hearing.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage https://www.theroot.com/ta-nehisi-coates-clapped-back-at-mitch-mcconnell-for-sa-1835674314

Extinction Rebellion protests NYT climate change desk: https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/22/us/extinction-rebellion-new-york-times-arrests/index.html

We’re not at war with Iran yet: https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/20/middleeast/iran-drone-claim-hnk-intl/index.html
https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/iran-us-tensions-latest-intl/index.html

SCOTUS tells Virginia that they can't re-gerrymander their voting districts: https://ballotpedia.org/Redistricting_in_Virginia https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/17/us/politics/virginia-racial-gerrymandering-supreme-court.html https://www.npr.org/2019/06/17/733389132/supreme-court-hands-democrats-a-win-on-racial-gerrymandering-in-virginia

People are fighting over whether concentration camps are concentration camps: https://www.sltrib.com/opinion/editorial/2019/06/22/tribune-editorial-yes-we/

Petition asks Netflix not to make Amazon show anymore: https://www.latimes.com/books/la-et-jc-good-omens-protest-cancel-neil-gaiman-20190621-story.html