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Updated August 2020
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We are brand consultancy Pollitt & Partners and this is Brand New Thinking, where we bring people, experience, industry, colleagues and friends together to share ideas and generate fresh thinking around branding. Join us in conversation with industry leaders from the creative and commercial worlds, exploring what happens when we challenge existing ways of seeing, doing and thinking. http://www.pollittandpartners.com/
 
Hi, Bellasanj here! Welcome to my cipher. Here I share my deepest thoughts, feelings, opinions, and ideas about my life experiences. As a listener, you get to be apart of my journey. Let’s navigate through life together! Instagram/Snap Chat: Bellasanj Email: bellasanj@yahoo.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/openwounds/support
 
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The Feds vs the Protests in Portland: David Cole, National Legal Director of the ACLU, explains what's at stake there.And Ella Taylor reviews a documentary on the ACLU’s legal battles of the past few years--the fight for immigrant rights, voting rights, abortion rights and LGBTQ rights.Also, Mike Davis talks about LA in the Sixties –the fight in th…
 
Senate Republicans introduced their new trillion-dollar economic stimulus bill, which they call “The HEALS Act.” It’s woefully inadequate, says David Dayen—and part of life in the age of corporate power—the subject of David’s new book, Monopolized. Plus: Trump’s unfortunate childhood: Amy Wilentz talks about Donald, Fred Junior, Marianne, Elizabeth…
 
Trump’s “performative authoritarianism” as a campaign ploy designed for Fox News—that’s what Harold Meyerson says. He’s Editor at large of The American Prospect.Plus: it’s time to disarm the police—that’s what Don Guttenplan argues. He’s editor of The Nation.And film critic Ella Taylor is back with virus-time TV recommendations: this week, two Netf…
 
The pandemic has slowed the speed of life under capitalism, Naomi Klein suggests in her recent conversation with Katrina vanden Heuvel—and that has created greater empathy and solidarity, expressed in the unprecedented support for the Movement for Black Lives. But the “Screen New Deal”—the virtual classroom and workplace—are bringing greater isolat…
 
Black Lives Matter-L.A. says “defund the LAPD.” And the sherriffs, and the school police. Kelly Lytle Hernandez explains – she teaches history at UCLA, and she’s the recipient of a MacArthur ‘Genius” grant.Also: Black Lives Matter protests are everywhere, including some fo the most unlikely places: Zoe Carpenter reports on what’s been happening in …
 
The increasing number of cases of Covid-19, and of deaths, should be scary to everybody, Gregg Gonsalves says. A direct action campaign of disruption is necessary to bring the changes we need—something like the Act Up movement of the eighties. Gregg is an assistant professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health and the recipient of a Mac…
 
The US accounts for 4 per cent of the world’s population, but 25 per cent of the people who have come down with COVID-19 and 25 percent of those who’ve died from it. How did the richest country in the world --that spends the most on health care--become the sickest? Harold Meyerson comments.Also: in our 'news you can use' segment, Ella Taylor talks …
 
Mike Davis argues that, while Dr. Anthony Fauci has been handed a golden opportunity to speak truth to power, America’s most respected doctor remains a team player in an administration bent on disaster. Also: another episode of The Children’s Hour—Amy Wilentz with stories about Ivanka, Jared, Don Jr., and little Eric. This week, Ivanka is in troubl…
 
Please fill out this form to let me know what you think the future of Sierra Unfiltered should look like: https://forms.gle/DhZfS7Uaz87drLb1A It's time to say goodbye. This is the end of the podcast as we know it, with Skylar as the co-host. I'm going to take a few months of to think about what I should do with the podcast moving forward, or if it'…
 
As new cases of Covid-19 continue to climb, the price of the drug Remsidivir, which helps reduce hospital stays, was announced: $3,120. Cost to Gilead Pharmaceuticals of production: $10. David Dayen talks about how Biden could cut the price--he's executive editor of The American Prospect, and writes the daily "Unsanitized" blog.Also: UC Irvine law …
 
Defunding the police and re-imagining public safety—in Los Angeles—starts with the LAPD, but includes the sheriffs, the school police, and the UCLA police force. Kelly Lytle Hernandez comments—she’s a professor of history at UCLA, she wrote City of Inmates, a history of the LA jails, and she’s the recipient of a MacArthur “genius” grant. Also: it’s…
 
How I met my husband at disneyland! We're telling the story of how we met, and our relationship road map from meeting and our first date story time until marriage. Getting married at 21 may be unusual for some people, but for us it was the perfect decision and my wedding day was the best day of my life. Proposal Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?…
 
The Trump campaign said that a million people had requested tickets but the Tulsa arena seated only 17,000, so, they set up a big stage outside for the overflow, but only 6,200 people showed up. Is Trump's base turning away from him, at last? Harold Meyerson of The American Prospect comments.Next up: UCLA Historian Robin Kelley on the Police vs. th…
 
Michele Goodwin talks about her experiences of racism in daily life in Minneapolis—before she became Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California Irvine. Also: removing statues from the Capitol Building honoring traitors and defenders of slavery—there’s one that’s been overlooked: Chief Justice Roger B. Taney. Plus: In the current …
 
Dealing with hate comments and online criticism is a tough part of being an influencer. In this episode of Sierra Unfiltered, Sierra and Skylar talk about the kind of online hate they face, how they handle it, and Skylar talks about how she's been contemplating quitting instagram altogether. WAYS TO HELP BLM: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Reg…
 
Today's number one topic is the people and the police. The Democrats have unveiled a new law to reform police everywhere. Jody Armour, professor of Law at USC, comments -- his new book is "N*GGA THEORY: RACE, LANGUAGE, UNEQUAL JUSTICE and the LAW" forthcoming in August.Next up: Ivanka Watch -- after using pepper balls and flash bang grenades to cle…
 
Juneteenth, a day of celebration and reflection for African Americans, is particularly significant in this season of protest and demands for change by Black Lives Matter. Historian Robin Kelley comments. Also: The great thing about the protests of the past month is not just that they have been so massive, so sustained, so diverse, so inspiring—the …
 
"The best thing about the protests during the last few weeks is that they are NOT about Donald Trump," says Dahlia Lithwick, "they are about us." She writes about courts and the law for Slate and she hosts the podcast "Amicus".Next up: Protests against police violence have been met with more police violence -- and Democratic mayors in deep-blue sta…
 
Democrats in Congress have introduced legislation to reform police practices nationwide and hold bad cops responsible—while LA has spent decades trying to reform its police force. Jody Armour comments—he’s the Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at the University of Southern California, and speaks widely on Black Lives Matter and the movement’s agenda.…
 
In almost all of our big cities we've seen massive protest against racist police violence after the murder of George Floyd by that Minneapolis cop -- in almost every city the police response to protest against police violence has been more police violence. For comment we turn to Harold Meyerson of The American Prospect.Next up, can Trump do what Ni…
 
Across America, protests against police violence are met with more police violence. Elie Mystal talks about the failure of Democratic mayors in deep blue cities to stop their police forces from engaging in racist violence—especially Bill De Blasio in New York City. Elie is The Nation’s Justice correspondent, and writes the magazine's “Objection!” c…
 
It’s time to talk about the uncomfortable stuff. The death of George Floyd has sparked National News and we need to express ourselves. The intent of this episode is to bring awareness, spark change and explore uncomfortable parts of the world where racism is an issue amongst police abuse of power. Follow @openwoundspodcast --- This episode is spons…
 
Did Joe Biden sexually assault Tara Reade in 1993? Katha Pollitt examines the evidence—and concludes that it supports Biden’s denial. Especially significant: the PBS NewsHour interviews with 74 former Biden staffers, of whom 62 were women; none said they had experienced sexual harassment, assault or misconduct by Biden. All said they never heard an…
 
It’s time to think big about the coronavirus crisis and the 40 million workers who have lost their jobs—while the rest struggle to hold on to what they’ve got. Everything seems more fragile now, and the cruelty of the system has never been clearer. For some big thinking about where we need to go and how to get there, we turn—again—to Mike Davis. Al…
 
High unemployment usually hurts working class organizing--"except when it doesn't," Harold Meyerson says. He looks a the possible futures for the labor movement when the virus is finished. Harold is executive editor of The American Prospect.Also: Greil Marcus has a new book out--it’s about The Great Gatsby and its place in American culture and Amer…
 
Did Joe Biden sexually assault Tara Reade in 1993? Katha Pollitt examines the evidence—and concludes that it supports Biden’s denial. Especially significant: the PBS NewsHour interviews with 74 former Biden staffers, of whom 62 were women; none said they had experienced sexual harassment, assault or misconduct by Biden. All said they never heard an…
 
Before Bernie and AOC, before Jesse Jackson and George McGovern, there was Henry Wallace, FDR’s vice president, who fought for the soul of the Democratic party in the 1940s. John Nichols tells that story, and links it to today’s battles between progressives and Wall Street Democrats—his new book, out now, is “The Fight for the Soul of the Democrati…
 
Universal vote-by-mail: it’s obviously necessary for our Nov. 3 election, but Trump, of course, is against it. He said that if we were to adopt voting by mail, “you’d never have another Republican elected in this country again.” David Cole explains why it’s essential for our democracy—and why Trump is wrong that it would bring the end of the Republ…
 
As parts of the US reopened their economies, the Trump Administration defunded the W.H.O., and Dr. Micheal Osterholm reminded that the point of flattening the curve was not to keep everyone from getting the virus, it was to spread-out the infection-rate over time – Mike Davis reports.Next up, we talk with David Dayen of the American Prospect about …
 
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