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1 hour ago, A Bomb said:

 

We have already seen the bans on adults affect cis Black women, because shockingly hormones levels range highly between women. I think anyone making those arguments really need to be confronted with the fact that they are quite literally peddling a rule that will in practice have a systematically racist outcome. All to affect such a small population of people who are not disproportionately represented in sports. This is just a branding exercise for her either way.

It's one of the reasons why I oppose anti trans bans in women's sports.

 

A proper universal definition of "woman" has not been reached, something that should happen first.

 

Settle that before moving on and considering to ban trans and intersex athletes.

 

According to the various athletic bodies a woman must have no more than "x" amount of testosterone level, seems fine except this limit varies from sport to sport (so what qualifies as a woman in one sport may not in another). This is problematic. Clearly there is some cherry picking going on. Some Eurocentric standard being applied. Therefore even invoking "science" is a misplaced argument in this debate, since science has not gotten rid of its sexist / racist tinged past research (making the average white woman and her hormone level a universal standard that should represent global womanhood)

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Nina establishing a show on TYT in 2 months.

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The way she's an even bigger disappointment than Cenk. :toofunny3: Hearing her hot-takes over locking poor people up and homelessness over the past year has been ******* wild. The vitriol she says them with is honestly so off-putting.

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Ana's been spitting facts. Everyone turning against her refuse to be realistic. 

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They're both such disappointments. The way Briahna ENDED Cenk the other day when they did a video/debate together, whew. And Ana serving right-wing talking points - and the fact that as an Armenian (I am one too), she's worked alongside someone who's denied the Armenian Genocide for so long (and the company name is literally The Young Turks), bye...

 

There are so many better online media to watch than their corporate MSNBC-lite asses anyway

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Any of y’all excited for Ryan’s new show? :-* 

 

 

 

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12 minutes ago, Bloo said:

Any of y’all excited for Ryan’s new show? :-* 

 

 

 

Friday was the most tolerable day of Rising. Mondays have been insufferable since they added Batya, but… now all they’re gonna have left worth watching are Brianna’s 20-minute+ radar monologues on Wednesdays and Thursdays :ahh: 

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1 hour ago, ClashAndBurn said:

Friday was the most tolerable day of Rising. Mondays have been insufferable since they added Batya, but… now all they’re gonna have left worth watching are Brianna’s 20-minute+ radar monologues on Wednesdays and Thursdays :ahh: 

I don’t think Brianna is enough for the show. I’m not too familiar with what all she’s done since the Bernie campaign. I know she had that podcast where she interviewed Noam Chomsky. She’d probably be better off doing her own show honestly. Rising is a sinking ship if you’re remotely on the left. 

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1 minute ago, Bloo said:

She’d probably be better off doing her own show honestly.

She has podcasts of her own. Bad Faith with Virgil Texas being one of them. She also does The DEBRIEF on Callin. She doesn't get that many views, however, cause much of the Left has moved on from Bernie Sanders and by extension her as well. In general there's not much of a market for left media, and the left as a whole is completely disorganized and broken now. The best you're gonna get are livestreamers like Hasan and Vaush, because nobody else has anywhere near the presence. Jimmy Dore is a crackpot joke, TYT is a failing enterprise, and The Intercept is barely distinguishable from MSNBC now that Greenwald has left.

 

Even Rising has fallen off in viewership due to not having any hosts that appeal to MAGA Republicans, especially since Kim Iversen's departure (hilariously enough), but they still have higher views due to being tied to a mainstream outlet at The Hill. I agree it's a sinking ship for the left, but... it's somewhat on the surface at least, while the overall left has sunken to the bottom of the ocean since the end of the Bernie campaign, imo.

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At least Kim still serves economic populism, but Batya and Robby are just ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Not Kim Iversen grilling conservatives on trans hysteria! We luv 2 c it :clap3:

 

Lauren Chen is so butthurt over Kim, she made a video trying to make Vietnamese queen Kim look bad

 

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As I was saying, <9k views in 3 days shows there’s no market for leftists on YouTube. Part of that may be that algorithm smothers us and heavily skews towards the far right, which regularly scores millions of views per video, but… it shows clearly that we’re not much of an audience.

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Olayemi :heart:

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6 hours ago, ClashAndBurn said:

 

Olayemi :heart:

Queen liked my tweet :wanda: they can't stand that she's being outspoken with the truth

 

 

A reference to the iconic 

 

 

 

I wish she was still on Rising, but I guess she triggered the snowflake conservatives (again, with the truth) TOO much :clown:

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I like Briahna in almost everything she does and her defense of student loan forgiveness on Rising has been a very needed voice on the matter.

 

Bad Faith has been the stage of many great conversations and it's a shame the podcast is not more popular. 

 

She may a little hard-headed sometimes during debates on Bad Faith, but otherwise she's a good moderator and always manages to dominate the scene. 

 

This recent Rising was amazing and the way she set Robbie straight on his gaslighting was perfect:

 

"It's a tax base that's being paid into by the same people who are benefiting from it."  :flame:

 

 

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42 minutes ago, Eric. said:

I like Briahna in almost everything she does and her defense of student loan forgiveness on Rising has been a very needed voice on the matter.

 

Bad Faith has been the stage of many great conversations and it's a shame the podcast is not more popular. 

 

She may a little hard-headed sometimes during debates on Bad Faith, but otherwise she's a good moderator and always manages to dominate the scene. 

 

This recent Rising was amazing and the way she set Robbie straight on his gaslighting was perfect:

 

"It's a tax base that's being paid into by the same people who are benefiting from it."  :flame:

 

 

Well, like I said, I don't think it's a problem unique to Bad Faith Pod. And tbh, I think she would be helped more if she dropped Virgil Texas from the branding altogether, or even just completely rebranded with a different name. Cause uh... his association with anything is going to be toxic so I have no idea why she's even continuing it when he hasn't even been seen on the internet since... June 8 of last year when the allegations against him surfaced.

 

But it's a problem with the online left in video platforms in general. Even with the success that OG Rising and Breaking Points have had, Krystal Ball frankly needs her fascist cohost to have any success because there wouldn't be any market for Breaking Points otherwise. Especially when you look at the comments section under their videos and you look at the poll results under their community tab. BARELY any leftist representation in either in my experience. :michael:

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8 hours ago, ClashAndBurn said:

Well, like I said, I don't think it's a problem unique to Bad Faith Pod. And tbh, I think she would be helped more if she dropped Virgil Texas from the branding altogether, or even just completely rebranded with a different name. Cause uh... his association with anything is going to be toxic so I have no idea why she's even continuing it when he hasn't even been seen on the internet since... June 8 of last year when the allegations against him surfaced.

 

But it's a problem with the online left in video platforms in general. Even with the success that OG Rising and Breaking Points have had, Krystal Ball frankly needs her fascist cohost to have any success because there wouldn't be any market for Breaking Points otherwise. Especially when you look at the comments section under their videos and you look at the poll results under their community tab. BARELY any leftist representation in either in my experience. :michael:

Criticizing Virgil being part of the branding seems a bit silly, tbh. The actual issue is a lack of transparency about their contract and if he's still benefiting from the revenue sources of the podcast (and how) despite her effectively deplatforming him from it. She's a lawyer. She's likely following some contract they had that's stopping her from removing him from the branding. I don't think anyone even associates Virgil Texas with it as a podcast at this point.

 

When I look at the episode list, she's on episode #209 and Virgil effectively exited the show after episode episode #78.

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9 hours ago, Communion said:

Criticizing Virgil being part of the branding seems a bit silly, tbh. The actual issue is a lack of transparency about their contract and if he's still benefiting from the revenue sources of the podcast (and how) despite her effectively deplatforming him from it. She's a lawyer. She's likely following some contract they had that's stopping her from removing him from the branding. I don't think anyone even associates Virgil Texas with it as a podcast at this point.

 

When I look at the episode list, she's on episode #209 and Virgil effectively exited the show after episode episode #78.

It matters because if he’s part of the branding, he’s still probably getting a cut and that dissuades people who were alienated by what he did from wanting anything to do with Bad Faith.

 

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I hope no one here takes this fool seriously, because uh… there is zero alliance to be had with MAGA. I’m sorry but :skull:

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2 hours ago, ClashAndBurn said:

It matters because if he’s part of the branding, he’s still probably getting a cut and that dissuades people who were alienated by what he did from wanting anything to do with Bad Faith.

 

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I hope no one here takes this fool seriously, because uh… there is zero alliance to be had with MAGA. I’m sorry but :skull:

My girl Kim says pretty much the same thing, basically about the populists of both sides of the aisle uniting together (third party or not) against the neocon/neolib establishment :gaycat6:. There are too many differences between us for it to work tho

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Sounds like they’ve already fired Katie Halper after less than a week of her achieving regular status for… *attempting* to cover Apartheid Israel.

 

Trash company. At this point maybe Brie should just leave them behind because this is hot garbage behavior, even for them.

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Off topic but RIP Buddy 🌹🌹🌹 He was a large member in the political discussion here.

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The Vaush-ness jumping out. :toofunny3: It also shows how useless a term like "tankie" is.

 

Luna Is a literal Vietnamese citizen, born and raised and living in Vietnam.

Being proud of being Vietnamese and your country's achievements now = being an authoritarian.

 

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