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Episode 104: How Wokeness, Toxic Masculinity, White Privilege, And TERFs Forced Vladimir Putin To Invade Ukraine

Episode 104: How Wokeness, Toxic Masculinity, White Privilege, And TERFs Forced Vladimir Putin To Invade Ukraine

Plus: DSA drama and Texas AG Ken Paxton's anti-trans memo

The hosts break the news that Vladimir Putin has invaded Russia. Then they talk about race drama in the DSA and a terrible new policy Texas is attempting to enact that would rip trans kids from their parents. It’s a light and carefree episode. If you’d like to discuss it with other premium listeners, click here.

Show notes/Links:

“This current event is actually about the thing I’m obsessed by”:

Real or naw?:

It’s exhausting:

Declaration of Intent from Greater Baltimore Afrosocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus:

Ruh roh:

The site:


Ken Paxton background:,_2022

Paxton’s opinion and Abbott’s important/menacing cover letter:

The tweetstorm:

Too much genitals-talk for a single day on Twitter:

Some mainstream coverage:


The Economist notes some shifting tides in Europe on this issue:

Swedish documentary with English subtitles:

Jesse’s paywalled interview with the lead presenter:

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Image: WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26: People participate in a pro-Ukrainian demonstration in front of the White House to protest the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on February 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24th. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

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Journalists Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal scour the internet for its craziest, silliest, most sociopathic content, part of an obsessive and ill-conceived attempt to extract kernels of meaning and humanity from a landscape of endless raging dumpster fires.