Adam and Peter are joined by Q (Andray Domise) of Rezistans Nwa, a newly-founded Black resistance podcast network. They talk about Trump's use of federal agents to snatch protesters and put them in unmarked vans in Portland, his expansion of this, and this is an example of authoritarianism that's been long in the making by both Republicans and Democrats. Then they pay tribute to the late Michael Brooks, a leftist journalist and commentator who passed away recently.
Links: U.S. Border Patrol was responsible for the arrests in Portland: www.thenation.com/article/society/…portland-arrest/ ; Trump ordered federal agents to snatch protesters in unmarked vehicles: www.forbes.com/sites/jemimamcevo…AOF8#3156dc3670de ; Trump consulted with Bush-era torture memo lawyer John Yoo: www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/ju…64arBu6oeDvCA0Y ; Trump orders surge hundreds of federal agents to cities: www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canad…gy_gnEpgPa_5cG-KjFg ; Homan Square, Chicago's black site where Black people are detained: www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/oc…eared-thousands , www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/au…usands-detained ; the feds have a long history of snatching people up: theappeal.org/the-feds-have-a-lo…lass-white-people/ ; Obama signs the NDAA 2012, allowing for the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens: www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/20…hat/#7c2ef90a11b6 , www.aclu.org/press-releases/pre…detention-bill-law , www.propublica.org/article/cutting…on-and-the-ndaa ; Michael Brooks passes away: heavy.com/news/2020/07/michael-brooks-dead/ , variety.com/2020/digital/news/m…-report-1234712010/ , jacobinmag.com/2020/07/rememberi…de-michael-brooks , ;
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