Thu, 3 March 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 03, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Talk on the Daily Beast Twitter War Cenk’s currently conducting. Hillary Clinton’s problem of not being able to convince all Black voters to support her. Video of Clinton’s SC victory speech where she paid tribute to 5 minority mothers who lost kids to violence, and helped her campaign for the Black vote. Cenk points out that the killings she mentioned are from states that were about to vote on Super Tuesday. Video of Hillary’s tense interaction with a young Black voter that took issue with her support for a politician the voter didn’t agree with. Her tone was openly dismissive and done with her dispute. Hillary Clinton is planning a huge fundraiser with top lobbyists from DC firms. Hillary has also announced that she is not in favor of TPP, claiming that she didn’t work on the trade agreement.
Hour 2: A professor at the Univ of Kansas was forced out of her job after she used the n-word in class while telling students that her privilege has kept her from seeing the word spray painted on walls. Some of the students were upset about her word choice, and forced her out. Ana comes out hard on college students that feel being challenged is too much for them in the university setting. A high school teacher was forced to resign after a 16 year old student took her phone, searched through it, found semi-nude photos of her, and sent it around. The administration claimed it was still her fault since she didn’t lock her phone from being searched. A UK company is offering its female employees time off for their difficult menstrual cycles. A man in Washington accidentally shot and killed himself when he and his girlfriend were taking selfies with their gun.