March 18, 2022
This week, Joshua Holland kicks off the show with a look at a new study which found that living in states governed by Republicans can have serious consequences for your health.
Then we're joined by Have You Heard
co-host Jennifer Berkshire, who reported for The Nation
that the GOP and some deep-pocketed astroturf groups tried out a key midterm strategy in New Hampshire school board races last week--running against "critical race theory" and school mask mandates and other contrived grievances--and their message fell absolutely flat when public education advocates stood up to them.
And then we speak with Jim Kessler, a policy analyst at Third Way, about a new analysis which shows that the much-discussed spike in murders over the past couple of years has been more pronounced in GOP-leaning states than in Blue America--and what might explain the disparity.
Charles Bradley: "Changes"
The Allergies: "Promised Land"
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss: "Can't Let Go"