Our wonderful opening was written by Sean Kelleher (Follow him on Twitter! @seandotexe) and performed by the one and only Brit. Then we celebrate the creation of our Patreon account by talking about what a more class conscious platform would look like. Then we try to understand the mind of a Buttigieg supporter (and are driven mad in the process). The debates were boring but Brit's crepe thief isn't! The team discusses Prince Andrew and conclude: If he can't sweat he wasn't wet! From plutocrats touching teens, we then turn to teens touched by plutocratic indoctrination: Teen Titans is trying to turn our children into slumlords! David has a new essay coming out at Commune magazine about Marx's double freedom (it isn't free) and to co-working industry (https://communemag.com/against-we/). For wildflowers: NO NOT THE BEES! I MEAN, YES THE BEES! As they sign off the gang begs for gig work.
The gang gets a welcome radio transmission from the future, and have our friend and comrade Caroline Nagy (@carolinenudge) on to discuss the recent DSA National Convention (https://capitaldistrictdsa.org/).
Afterwards we reel from the sudden death of billionaire-child-rape-ring-leader Jeffrey Epstein, and marvel at our near-constant feeling of unsurprising shock with that we dub "pikachu-face."
We check in with the Democratic primary, and discuss Columbia Development and disgraced developer / rat Joseph Niccola's most recent shenanigans in Troy (https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Nicolla-back-in-spotlight-with-220K-tax-break-ask-14284539.php)
Our wildflowers this week is all about healthy happy cats! Meow!
On this, our latest prime-numbered episode of Ironweeds we discuss Epstein's continued descent into getting what he deserves, why community is either a marketing ploy or a white supremacist rhetorical tool, the decriminalization of weed in NY state, and for our wildflowers segment we talk about our National Orgasm Day plans.
Epstein's terrible horrible no good very bad day: https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-epstein-hearing-court-appearance-20190731-k4sqg5krfbdplbwoxijscb2pvq-story.html
The essay Brit & David wrote: https://reallifemag.com/bad-metaphors-community/
Up to 2 ounces of freedom: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/455136-new-york-governor-signs-bill-decriminalizing-marijuana-use
National Orgasm Day: https://www.glamour.com/story/orgasm-day-facts
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