Episode 169: How the Right Ventriloquizes “The Working Man” to Push Pro-Corporate Policy and Gut Welfare

Citations Needed | November 2, 2022 | Transcript

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks in Jacksonville in March 2022 (Credit: WKMG)
“A picture for employers. Why they can live on 40 cents a day, and they can’t” (Lithograph by J. Keppler., published in Puck, August 21, 1878)
William Ruggles (Dallas Morning News)
Vance Muse (left), a member of the racist, right-wing Southern Committee to Uphold the Constitution, established the “Right To Work” movement in order to maintain the South’s racial order.
George Borjas on C-SPAN, talking about his book “We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative.”
A still image from a Rick Scott campaign ad, August 2022
Then-Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits a steel factory near Gibsonton, FL in August 2015. (James Borchuck/AP)
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A podcast on media, power, PR, and the history of bullshit. Hosted by @WideAsleepNima and @adamjohnsonnyc.