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Ep. 356: Advice on Navigating and Surviving the Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Harm Caused by Living in a White Racist Society

The Chauncey DeVega Show

Release Date: 03/24/2022

Ep. 362: Jeff Sharlet’s Journey into the Dark Heart of the American Fascist Nightmare Fever Dream show art Ep. 362: Jeff Sharlet’s Journey into the Dark Heart of the American Fascist Nightmare Fever Dream

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Jeff Sharlet is a journalist and bestselling author of The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power and C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy. His new article is featured in the July/August 2022 issue of Vanity Fair magazine. Sharlet shares what it was like to journey across America into the dark heart of Trumplandia and the MAGAverse, what is a fascist surreal nightmare and a country that feels like it is coming apart at the seams and foundation as it teeters on the precipice of widespread political violence and bloodshed....

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Ep. 361: Your Ep. 361: Your "Hashtag Activism", "Likes", "Shares", and "Tweets" Will Not Save You From the Fascist Nightmare or Other Political and Societal Disasters

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Gal Beckerman is the senior editor for books at The Atlantic. His new book is The Quiet Before: On the Unexpected Origins of Radical Ideas. His previous work When They Come for Us We’ll Be Gone was named book of the year by the Washington Post and The New Yorker. Beckerman reflects on his working-class origins and values, his vocation as a writer and relationship to books and literature, and career and personal lessons learned during his journey to the New York Times and now The Atlantic. As seen with the examples of the Arab Spring, Black Lives Matter, and organizing against police...

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Ep. 360: Confronting The Raw Truth About The White Supremacist Terrorist Attack on The Black Community in Buffalo show art Ep. 360: Confronting The Raw Truth About The White Supremacist Terrorist Attack on The Black Community in Buffalo

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This week’s special episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show confronts the white supremacist terrorist attack on the black community in Buffalo, New York. Leonce Gaiter’s nonfiction writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, LA Weekly, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. Gaiter is also the author of the historical novel, “I Dreamt I Was in Heaven - The Rampage of the Rufus Buck Gang”. He reflects on questions of justice, black rage, black revenge, and white denial and complicity in response to white supremacist...

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Ep. 359: The Battle to Save American Democracy From the Republican-Fascists Will Be Long and Difficult -- And Quitting Is Not an Option show art Ep. 359: The Battle to Save American Democracy From the Republican-Fascists Will Be Long and Difficult -- And Quitting Is Not an Option

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Don Winslow is a bestselling crime fiction author, political activist, a hope warrior, and one of our premiere truth-tellers. His videos about the dangers to democracy embodied by Donald Trump and the Republican Party have been viewed online more than 250 million times. Don Winslow is the author of many bestselling novels, including "Savages" (2010), "The Cartel" (2015), "The Force" (2017), and "The Border" (2019). His work has also been adapted for major Hollywood movies and TV series. His new book, the first in a trilogy, is "City on Fire." He explains that the struggle to save American...

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Ep. 358: Honoring and Remembering Eric Boehlert show art Ep. 358: Honoring and Remembering Eric Boehlert

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This episode is in honor of author, journalist, and media critic Eric Boehlert who passed away on April 4, 2022. Chauncey DeVega reflects on Boehlert’s life and truth-telling and shares his final article about media malpractice and the Biden administration. Chauncey also reads Will Bunch’s wonderful tribute to Eric Boehlert at The Philadelphia Inquirer. This episode of the podcast revisits our conversation with Eric Boehlert from January 2021, several weeks after Trump and his cabal’s coup attempt.    * * * Eric Boehlert is an award-winning journalist who has written for...

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Ep. 357: The Truth Report -- Chris Hedges Reflects on the New Censorship and Authoritarianism of the 21st Century show art Ep. 357: The Truth Report -- Chris Hedges Reflects on the New Censorship and Authoritarianism of the 21st Century

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This is a sneak preview of this week's installment of The Truth Report: https://thetruthreportwithchaunceydevega.libsyn.com/ep-113-chris-hedges-reflects-on-the-new-censorship-and-authoritarianism-of-the-21st-century Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling author, and social critic. His most recent book is Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison. He reflects on the sudden deletion of his popular Emmy-award winning RT Network television show “On Contact” from YouTube in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Hedges also explains...

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Ep. 356: Advice on Navigating and Surviving the Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Harm Caused by Living in a White Racist Society show art Ep. 356: Advice on Navigating and Surviving the Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Harm Caused by Living in a White Racist Society

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is an artist and psychotherapist. He is the author of several books including The New York Times bestseller My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. His new book is The Quaking of America: An Embodied Guide to Navigating Our Nations Upheaval & Racial Reckoning. He explains how white supremacy and life in a racist society such as the United States has a profound impact on black and brown people’s mental, emotional, physical and psychological health and overall wellbeing. Resmaa also warns that American neofascism and Trumpism are...

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Ep. 355: What is it Like When the Republican-Fascist Ep. 355: What is it Like When the Republican-Fascist "Critical Race Theory" Witch Hunt Comes After You?

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Ted Thornhill is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Florida Gulf Coast University where he is also the founder and director of the Center for Critical Race and Ethnic Studies He shares what it is like to be under siege by (and resisting) the Republican-fascist Orwellian assaults on higher education as seen with the “critical race theory” white supremacist moral panic and other attacks on the truth and human decency. Ted Thornhill also reflects on the personal, professional, and other costs of being a truth-teller – and how and why he endures -- in a moment of white backlash and white...

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Ep. 354: Life Lessons From General Smedley Butler, the (first) Jan. 6 Coup Plot, and How War is a Racket show art Ep. 354: Life Lessons From General Smedley Butler, the (first) Jan. 6 Coup Plot, and How War is a Racket

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Jonathan Katz is the author of the new book Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire. His essays and other writing have appeared in such leading publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, the New Republic, The Guardian, Mother Jones and Foreign Policy. He is also a recipient of the James Foley/Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism. Jonathan explains the parallels between Donald Trump and his cabal’s coup attempt on Jan. 6, 2021 and the “Business Plot” against President Roosevelt in the 1930s....

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Ep. 353: The Truth Report -- Donald Trump and the Republican Neofascists Have Pushed America to the Brink of a Second Civil War show art Ep. 353: The Truth Report -- Donald Trump and the Republican Neofascists Have Pushed America to the Brink of a Second Civil War

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This is a preview of this week’s installment of The Truth Report.  Barbara Walter is a professor of international relations and political science at UC San Diego and one of the world's leading experts on civil wars, political violence, and terrorism. She is also a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a frequent live guest on CNN, and an active consultant for the World Bank, the United Nations, and the Departments of Defense and State. Her new book is How Civil Wars Start. Barbara Walter explains how Donald Trump, the Republican fascists, and other right-wing...

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Resmaa Menakem is an artist and psychotherapist. He is the author of several books including The New York Times bestseller My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. His new book is The Quaking of America: An Embodied Guide to Navigating Our Nations Upheaval & Racial Reckoning.

He explains how white supremacy and life in a racist society such as the United States has a profound impact on black and brown people’s mental, emotional, physical and psychological health and overall wellbeing.

Resmaa also warns that American neofascism and Trumpism are existential threats not just to black and brown people – but to white people as well….even if most of the latter are in profound denial of that fact.

He also explains what being a true “white ally” during a time of ascendant white supremacy and neofascism really means and how too many white folks – especially “good liberals” – are not prepared for what that obligation actually entails.

Chauncey DeVega shares his recent life and death medical journey with Resmaa and what he learned about his brain and mind during a recent visit to the neurologist.

Chauncey also warns that many good and well-intentioned Americans are being manipulated by Russian propaganda about the war in Ukraine.

And Chauncey DeVega shares his detailed review of the movie The Batman.

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