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Charles Bursell Presents

News & politics, conversation, and radio art in a variety of formats. Podcasts include "The Log," "NeoRadio," and "Stream of Consciousness Talk Radio Theatre."
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Apr 15, 2021

A damning report on Insurrection Security, reparations legislation, GOP divestment, and ending a tragic chapter in Afghanistan. Also: popcorn salad is not a thing. www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 14, 2021

Well-intentioned voters are unwittingly propping up the hard right. To solve the nation’s most pressing problems good people must abandon the center and go Left. www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 13, 2021

We can’t train away the hate, it’s time to confiscate every cop’s gun and the power it provides. Demands: traffic enforcement, mental health, and all other non-violent calls should be handled by unarmed professionals, all beat cops should live in the neighborhood they patrol, abolish police unions. Until such laws are enacted, it’s time for private citizens to monitor, witness, record, and when necessary, intervene against police violence. www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 12, 2021

Are you seeing sexist “jokes” from your Liberal friends on social media? Also: Aaron Rodgers hosts Jeopardy, going big with the 117th Congress, and pushing for Capitol Attack investigations.  www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 9, 2021

The brave new world of digital money won’t eliminate its oldest and greatest sin: the massive theft of labor. www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 8, 2021

From state races to reconciliation, Gaetz-gate to cringey comedy, Conservatives are faceplanting and it’s damned entertaining.  www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 7, 2021

Reaction to voter suppression has unleashed a flurry of new alliances among Dems, Repugs, and Corporations that could permanently alter the political spectrum. www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 6, 2021

“White?” “European-American?” Whatever we call ourselves (please LOSE “Caucasian”), we’ve got to stop f#&%ing up! Also: more space for non-commercial relationships. www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 5, 2021

Joe is leaning Left but his “big and bold” plans fall short of ultimate transformation. Also: Legal weed on the march.  www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 2, 2021

Origins of "let the cat out of the bag," “caught red-handed,” “butter up” (that’s a weird one) and more. www.charlesbursell.com

Apr 1, 2021

The crib, your house and yard, parents and grandparents, images from old-time television… what are your first memories? www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 31, 2021

Satan and Lil Nas X’s old soft shoe, atheist inspiration, the joy of sex-positive WAP, and zero tolerance for bigotry.  www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 30, 2021

Charity will never solve social ills, but Socialism will. Also: Boycotting Coke, UPS, Home Depot, and Delta over Georgia’s Jim Crow. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 29, 2021

State Republicans stage election coup, bigot cops revealed (again), and separating money from work. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 26, 2021

Why a rebirth of civics education is vital to saving democracy and a new report on how to do it. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 25, 2021

Peter Donalds (aka Charles Bursell) shares personal reflections in this pilot episode of a potential podcast series, part memoir, part history, and part treatise. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 24, 2021

We can’t love away or argue away the guns. We have to go hard Left and politically destroy the Patriarchal White Christian Nationalists who breed the shooters and defend the indefensible.  www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 23, 2021

Democrats have Lefties wondering: Is this real? Can it last?  Also, conflicting moods over new Covid infections and vaccine politics. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 22, 2021

Spring reflections on public spaces, retirement, abandoning the car, and the degenerate nature of television. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 19, 2021

Humanities vs trade school, no more traffic cops, and preparing for the next emergency. Also: if money poisons politics does it poison everything else? Of course, it does. www.charlesbursell.com 

Mar 18, 2021

Upstart news networks, what’s really happening in Portland, rainforest emissions, and rooting for anarchy. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 17, 2021

Topics I’ve been avoiding: Woody Allen, Andrew Cuomo, and how sand, yes, sand, is killing the planet. Ugh. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 16, 2021

The brave new world of digital money won’t eliminate its oldest and greatest sin: the massive theft of labor. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 15, 2021

Lessons from Late Night, Presidents, workers and profiteers. The tragic mistake of seeking a pre-Covid “normal.”  www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 12, 2021

Lessons from an obligatory phone call to an elderly aunt. Woody Allen, Charlie Brown, David Brooks, Bob Newhart and The Pope find their way into this very odd episode of The Log.  www.charlesbursell.com

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