Episode 156 – When You Threaten the Status Quo, All Hell Will Break Loose
Yesterday, headlines spun the story that Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren a woman could not be president. It went viral.
This story is a lie.
Shaun is more familiar than most with the dangers that come along with fighting for change, fighting against people in power. Personal attacks against one’s character are often the first weapons used.
In the age of social media, many do not bother to read past the headlines, to investigate for themselves what is true and what is not. A headline can be fabricated, like the ones against Sanders, and still cause damage.
In this week’s episode, Shaun breaks down where this allegation comes from, the proof of its falsehood, and why, in the world of politics, lies can hold just as much weight as the truth.
In the second part of this week’s episode, we hear from The North Star writer Maria Perez about the lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar nominations.
PART 1 Yesterday, headlines spun the story that Bernie Sanders...