Ask Jesse Episode 16: Skepticism & Fatigue

I want to say first and foremost that in no way was this episode meant to be a condemnation or discouragement of the extraordinary and admirable efforts of the Movement for a People’s Party or anyone involved in it. I want nothing more than for them to succeed…

Ask Jesse Episode 15: Playing The Long Game

“Death, Taxes, Cal Ripken, Jr.” These words along with a larger than life image of Baseball’s “Iron Man” were prominently displayed for many years in downtown Baltimore.

Ask Jesse Episode 14: Public Services Vs Public Perception

My frustration with the recent public discourse surrounding events relating to the United States Postal Service is indicative of my frustration with that of our politics in general these days.

Ask Jesse Episode 13: Biden-Harris Awareness

In the lead up to the 2016 election, some on the left (most publicly Susan Sarandon) argued that Donald Trump was a preferential choice to Hillary Clinton because his chaotic nature would wake Americans up to the structural rot permeating our sociopolitical body.

Ask Jesse Episode 12: Criticizing Republicans

Click here to listen to full episode on YouTube Show Notes by Jesse Crall Occasionally, people take issue with my tendency to focus critiques on Democrats. But Donald Trump draws easy and constant ire from my left-leaning circles. As economic commentator Dylan Ratigan says “The Village Idiot is acting like a Village Idiot again.” ItContinue reading “Ask Jesse Episode 12: Criticizing Republicans”

Awareness & Syria

By Jesse Crall In recent days, I’ve been trying to raise awareness around the Caesar Act sanctions currently imposed by the U.S. government against Syria. These sanctions, already harmful to a population ensconced in poverty, take on an even more deleterious effect in light of the explosion in Beirut earlier this week. Since Lebanon wasContinue reading “Awareness & Syria”

Ask Jesse Episode 11: Keeping It Real On Climate

Click here to listen to full episode on YouTube Show Notes by Jesse Crall Throughout this episode, I stress how many of our problems are downstream from the economy. Because the United States remains the sole empire in the world, our economic structure boasts global consequences. Since post-WWII America’s international role facilitates the mass movementContinue reading “Ask Jesse Episode 11: Keeping It Real On Climate”