#AbolishtheNCAA – Episode 30

Ep 30 Meme

This week the guys criticize the NCAA’s legal fiction of the “stoodent-atho-leet” (with thanks to Eric Cartman) and the labor exploitation it enables. Then they look at Gina Haspel’s appointment as head of the CIA, her record on torture, and how little we’ve learned from the CIA’s skullduggery in the 1970s (TLDR: CIA-run brothels dosing johns with LSD is a thing that happened). Finally, Paul shares some thoughts on the legacy of disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker and what he represents about contemporary American evangelicalism.

Identity Politics on the Quad; Keep It Up, Colin Kaepernick – Episode 6

Episode 006 Meme

This week, Mark Lilla’s hot take on the death of campus liberalism gives Sean the piles. Also, Colin Kaepernick’s protest reveals the skewed economic structure of the NFL.