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Best podcasts about red spin sports

Latest podcast episodes about red spin sports

By Any Means Necessary
Martin Luther King Jr's Legacy Is Rooted In Action, Not Platitudes

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 113:02


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman discuss Kamala Harris' comments about COVID-19 testing and the Biden administration's lack of a real plan, how this saga clearly demonstrates that the focus of the political system is the benefit of the ruling class, and the need for organizing to meet the challenges faced by working and poor people.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Kalonji Jama Changa, author, filmmaker, community organizer, co-host of the Renegade Culture podcast, co-founder of Black Power Media and Founder of the FTP movement to discuss the anniversary of the death of Kendrick Johnson, the inconsistencies in police reports and questions that remain about his death, the connections this case has to racism in Georgia, and the criminal-legal system's apathy and cruelty in the face of the killing of Black people.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss corporate media attacks on the upcoming Beijing winter olympics as part of the new cold war on China, the US role in the rise of extremists in the Xinjiang region of China, Jonathan Isaac's book about not kneeling for the national anthem in support of the Black Lives Matter, and gross inequality between Louisiana State University's football program and the residents of Baton Rouge.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Dave Ragland, the Co-Executive Director of the Truth Telling Project, and Director of the Grassroots Reparations Campaign to discuss the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the use and abuse of his legacy by politicians who have no intention of honoring Dr. King's radical politics, the push to make MLK day a day of service and work and its connections to the politicization of Dr. King, King's complex thoughts on violence and the different levels of violence waged by the US government at home and abroad, and the need for reparations to start a process of repair for centuries of enslavement and discrimination against Black people.

By Any Means Necessary
Media Continues Its War on Beijing Olympics

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 23:48


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss corporate media attacks on the upcoming Beijing winter Olympics as part of the new cold war on China, the US role in the rise of extremists in the Xinjiang region of China, Jonathan Isaac's book about not kneeling for the national anthem in support of the Black Lives Matter, and gross inequality between Louisiana State University's football program and the residents of Baton Rouge.

By Any Means Necessary
The Intentional Inhumanity Behind Capitalist Production Amid The Pandemic

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 114:15


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Benjamin Zinevich, organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation and journalist for Liberation News to discuss how China managed to have only two deaths from COVID-19 in 2021 through its zero-COVID strategy, the stark comparisons between the Chinese and American responses to COVID and the failures of the American response, and the people-centered and educated response from China to the pandemic.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Will Merrifield, housing attorney in Washington, DC to discuss the end of a long struggle for housing in the Congress Heights neighborhood in Washington, DC, the intentional and active neglect by housing developers that left tenants in deplorable conditions, the developer's plans to build luxury apartments by pushing tenants out of affordable housing, and institutional actors pouring money into housing and keeping people unhoused and in unaffordable housing.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the demonization of Antonio Brown after his outburst on Sunday and sports media's prioritization of team officials in crafting its narratives over that of players, the weaponization of mental health from Antonio Brown to Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka, and Ohio State football player Marcus Williamson claiming that Urban Meyer used a photo of Trayvon Martin to demonstrate its “no hoods” policy.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Richard Wolff, Economist and Professor at the New School University and author of the new book “The Sickness Is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics Or Itself” to discuss the cruelty of the capitalist system and inflation as prices rapidly outpace wage growth, the flawed capitalist logic that's behind supply chain issues and how that exposes capitalism's inability to cope with problems like pandemics, and Joe Biden's myths about job creation in the aftermath of the aftermath of the market crash of 2020.

By Any Means Necessary
Antonio Brown and The Weaponization of Mental Health

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 18:27


In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the demonization of Antonio Brown after his outburst on Sunday and sports media's prioritization of team officials in crafting its narratives over that of players, the weaponization of mental health from Antonio Brown to Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka, and Ohio State football player Marcus Williamson claiming that Urban Meyer used a photo of Trayvon Martin to demonstrate its “no hoods” policy.

By Any Means Necessary
Sports Cancellations and Athlete Mental Health

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 24:05


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in sports and the mental health of athletes and fans, the lifelong commitment that athletes make to team sports and how that is disrupted by issues like cancellations, the NFL's marijuana policy and substance abuse issues in the league, and the impact of John Madden on athletes and the sport of football.

By Any Means Necessary
Cracks In US Empire Widened In 2021 As Progressive Politics Surged

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 114:13


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman discuss a clip from Mumia Abu-Jamal eulogizing the recently passed Archbishop Desmond Tutu and why we need hope in the coming new year.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Abdulahi Osman, Executive Director of the New Dawn Education Group to discuss the current political conflict in Somalia and the illegal sacking of the prime minister by President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, the US interest in the unrest in Somalia and in the horn of Africa, and how international geopolitical conflict has played out in the horn of Africa and Somalia.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in sports and the mental health of athletes and fans, the lifelong commitment that athletes make to team sports and how that is disrupted by issues like cancellations, the NFL's marijuana policy and substance abuse issues in the league, and the impact of John Madden on athletes and the sport of football.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Gerald Horne, Moores Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, and author of dozens of books, most recently “The Bittersweet Science: Racism, Racketeering , and the Political Economy of Boxing” to discuss the talks between the US and Russia and the continued tensions between Washington and Moscow and Washington and Beijing, how the new cold war drive against Russia and China is playing in the international arena, the record of Desmond Tutu on anti-imperialist causes, the role internationalism must play in striking at the core of empire historically and in 2022, and the reactionary origins of Texas and dispelling myths about Juneteenth.

By Any Means Necessary
Workers Take Power Into Their Own Hands As Biden Dawdles On Build Back Better

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 113:08


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by David Schultz, Professor of Political Science at Hamline University to discuss the ending of the expanded child tax credit, the looming student loan repayment continuation deadline, and the continued stalling of the Build Back Better bill, Joe Biden's weakness or refusal in pushing stalwart senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin on the bill and the impending slaughter of Democrats in the 2022 midterms, the ridiculously easy political gains that could be made by addressing needs like student loan debt relief and childcare that Democrats are not addressing, and the dire circumstances working and poor people may find themselves in if programs like the expanded child tax credit and student loan freeze are allowed to pass. In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Jemima Pierre, Haiti/Americas Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace to discuss reports that the assassins of Haitian president Jovenel Moise searched for a list of drug traffickers and corrupt officials that Moise was allegedly preparing to turn over to the United States, how this report conveniently exonerates the US of its imperialist role in Haiti and the dubious claims it makes, former president Michel Martelly's role in choosing Moise as his successor and how the colorist stratification in Haiti that led Martelly to choose Moise is a product of US imperialism, and the devastating explosion of a fuel tanker in the context of crippling fuel shortages.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the diagnosis of two former NFL players with the degenerative brain disease CTE and the NFL's attempt to sweep these cases under the rug, how the push to hide CTE relates to player access to healthcare, the widespread COVID-19 outbreaks in the NBA, NFL, and the NHL caused by the push to return to normalcy, and the distraction from the systemic refusal of capitalism to contain the pandemic that sports provides. Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Monica Cruz, labor reporter with BreakThrough News to discuss the struggle of home care workers in New York CIty to secure fair pay for the 24-hour shifts they put in and the exploitation of workers amid the hero-ization of essential workers, the US Navy's negligent role in the poisoning of the water supply of Oahu with jet fuel and its long history of fuel leaks and warnings, the renewed struggle to unionize Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, and the impending restart of student loan payment and other broken promises from the Biden-Harris administration.

By Any Means Necessary
NFL Ignores CTE Problem As More Devastating Diagnoses Are Revealed

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 16:15


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the diagnosis of two former NFL players with the degenerative brain disease CTE and the NFL's attempt to sweep these cases under the rug, how the push to hide CTE relates to player access to healthcare, the widespread COVID-19 outbreaks in the NBA, NFL, and the NHL caused by the push to return to normalcy, and the distraction from the systemic refusal of capitalism to contain the pandemic that sports provides.

By Any Means Necessary
From Starbucks To The Great Resignation, Labor Seizes Its Power

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 114:36


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Ajamu Baraka, National Organizer of the Black Alliance for Peace to discuss the shortcomings of liberal conceptions of human rights as the world recognizes human rights day, how the US defanged the declaration of human rights to assuage white fears of the civil rights movement, the necessity to decolonize and reconstruct the framework of human rights, and how people-centered human rights poses an ideological challenge to the capitalist system.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Karleigh Webb, an athlete, activist, journalist, socialist, contributor to @Outsports and host of the TransSporter Room to discuss the transphobic attacks against swimmer Lia Thomas, who recently set two conference records, how these attacks are not only transphobic but also misogynist by implying that women's sports are inferior to men's sports, and the danger that these attacks pit against future trans athletes and trans people.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics by the US, UK, Australia, and Canada as part of the cold war drive against China, the baseball hall of fame's snub of free agency and labor advocate Curt Flood and the continuation of his blackballing long after his death, and the induction of Nego League baseball players into the hall of fame.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Maximillian Alvarez, Editor in Chief of the Real News Network and and host of the podcast “Working People" to discuss the victory of Starbucks workers in Buffalo who have voted to unionize and how the pandemic has awoken the consciousness of workers to their power and ability to secure gains in the workplace, how the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic and the inequality exposed by it have fueled the great resignation and record job openings, the toxicity of common practice of calling work a family and how work often keeps workers from seeing their families, and how cultures of work and overwork and the broader capitalist system rob us of what makes us human.

By Any Means Necessary
Cooperstown Snubs Curt Flood Again As MLB Lockout Continues

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 16:33


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics by the US, UK, Australia, and Canada as part of the cold war drive against China, the baseball hall of fame's snub of free agency and labor advocate Curt Flood and the continuation of his blackballing long after his death, and the induction of Nego League baseball players into the hall of fame.

By Any Means Necessary
The Movement Must Continue To Organize Between Elections

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 114:13


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Tunde Osazua, the Coordinator of the U.S. Out of Africa Network, a project of the Black Alliance for Peace to discuss the targeting of Eritrea's sovereignty by imperialism for the sin of not having a relationship with AFRICOM, how western powers use trainings and covert operations to ensure that African militaries follow their dictates, and why it's important to view the actions toward Eritrea and the Horn of Africa from an anti-imperialist lens.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss Enes Kanter Freedom's latest sinophobic anti-China grift that has gotten him much more attention in the media than on the basketball court, how Kanter's so-called activism gives “shut up and dribble” a different spin conducive to the cold war drive on China, and the falsehoods put out by Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and team owners about the owner-driven lockout.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Jason Dzubow, an immigration attorney, partner at Dzubow & Pilcher, PLLC and blogger at www.asylumist.com, and author of the new book “Asylumist: How to Seek Asylum in the United States and Keep Your Sanity” to discuss the increasing number of migrants detained in private detention facilities by ICE despite Joe Biden's promises to the contrary on the campaign trail, the inhumanity of placing immigrants in detention facilities, and the hurdles faced by immigrants going through the judicial system.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by organizer and environmental justice consultant Kari Fulton, who you can follow on Twitter and Instagram @checktheweather to discuss Joe Biden's Build Back Better bill and the question of resource allocation to underserved communities, the opportunities missed by alternative political organizations between elections and the need for a movement outside of the two-party system, and the scuffle between Bone Thugz-N-Harmony and Three 6 Mafia during their Verzuz battle.

By Any Means Necessary
Enes Freedom Becomes Another Imperialist Talking Head

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 16:22


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss Enes Kanter Freedom's latest sinophobic anti-China grift that has gotten him much more attention in the media than on the basketball court, how Kanter's so-called activism gives “shut up and dribble” a different spin conducive to the cold war drive on China, and the falsehoods put out by Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and team owners about the owner-driven lockout.

By Any Means Necessary
Imperialism: America's Favorite Pastime

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 19:31


In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss militarism on display in NFL games in games surrounding Veterans Day, what's really behind the displays of militarism during games, the exploitation of the memory of Pat Tillman to serve a militaristic purpose despite his anti-war trajectory before his death, and the Department of Defense's broader hand in entertainment.

By Any Means Necessary
The Horrors of Thankstaking Continue To This Day

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 113:52


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman discuss the theft inherent to the capitalist system, how struggle is an act of reclamation of the things stolen under capitalism, and the importance of joy in the struggle against exploitation.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Chair of the Social Justice Committee of Macedonia Baptist Church in Bethesda, Maryland to discuss an attempted development of a historic African cemetery in Bethesda, Maryland, the desecration of the burial site under the watch ofa so-called progressive county government, the victory won by the community over wealthy white developers, and what that victory means for other communities around the nation and in the current political moment.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss militarism on display in NFL games in games surrounding Veterans Day, what's really behind the displays of militarism during games, the exploitation of the memory of Pat Tillman to serve a militaristic purpose despite his anti-war trajectory before his death, and the Department of Defense's broader hand in entertainment.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Gerald Horne, Moores Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, and author of the book “The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in 17th Century North America and the Caribbean” to discuss the thanksgiving myth and the mythmaking that is designed to obscure the horrors exercised on indigenous people, how these myths connect to the rise of the far-right and fascism today, the challenge that China poses to US dominance and imperialism through its people-first policies, and how the sham of the COP 26 conference connects to the movement more broadly.

Redspin Sports
Dead Money in College Sports, Baseball's Race to the Bottom, and the Sports Media Ignores Lamar Jackson's Performance

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 18:19


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss money paid to fired coaches in college sports, MLB team owners' drive for profit diminishing the quality of competition as they move to reinforce their power amid the league's looming labor battle, and the gap between Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's performance and the media narratives surrounding it.

Redspin Sports
2015's Across the Line, Aaron Rodgers, and Baseball's Looming Labor Struggle

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 16:17


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 2015 film “Across The Line” and the individualist, bootstrap ideology that the film advances, the privilege that the film fails to examine and how it connects to the real-world issue of Aaron Rodgers' misleading statements about his vaccination status, and the looming labor battle and potential strike in Major League Baseball.

By Any Means Necessary
Inflation Crisis Exposes The Contradictions of Capitalism

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 113:22


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Dr. Jack Rasmus, economist, radio show host, & author of 'The Scourge of Neoliberalism' to discuss the skyrocketing cost of living in the US, how offshoring of production, price gouging, and speculation contribute to rising prices, the truth behind claims that government spending has contributed to the inflation crisis, and the danger that this crisis poses to Democrats in upcoming elections.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie discuss the Netflix film “The Harder They Fall,” the struggle the characters engage in to maintain connection to their African heritage, the use of modern music in the film and its contribution to the overall film, the lack of use of the N-word in the film in contrast to its broader use in other western films, and issues of colorism in Black media.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss money paid to fired coaches in college sports, MLB team owners' drive for profit diminishing the quality of competition as they move to reinforce their power amid the league's looming labor battle, and the gap between Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's performance and the media narratives surrounding it.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Ajamu Baraka, National Organizer of the Black Alliance for Peace to discuss the existential threat that Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela, and other socialist societies pose to the United States, the criticism of real-world socialism from the bourgeois left, US interests in Ethiopia and how they fit into broader imperialist aims, and the need to pay attention to international struggles for sovereignty.

By Any Means Necessary
Sports Media Ignores Lamar Jackson's Performance

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 18:19


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss money paid to fired coaches in college sports, MLB team owners' drive for profit diminishing the quality of competition as they move to reinforce their power amid the league's looming labor battle, and the gap between Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's performance and the media narratives surrounding it.

By Any Means Necessary
From Unhoused Residents To Student Protesters, Solidarity Must Be Central To Our Organizing

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 111:31


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Zoe Pepper-Cunningham, a journalist with People's Dispatch to discuss the empty rhetoric pushed by Joe Biden at the COP26 conference, the policies that push the limits of the climate that Biden is pushing at home, and the future of the climate movement.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by K.J. Noh, a geopolitical analyst, a member of Veterans for Peace, and senior correspondent with Flashpoints on KPFA to discuss allegations made from the Pentagon claiming that China is building missile silos and stockpiling nuclear weapons, the broader context of China's possession of nuclear weapons and the United States' record on using such weapons and real threat to the world, and the mystery surrounding the collision of a US nuclear submarine in the South China Sea.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 2015 film “Across The Line” and the individualist, bootstrap ideology that the film advances, the privilege that the film fails to examine and how it connects to the real-world issue of Aaron Rodgers' misleading statements about his vaccination status, and the looming labor battle and potential strike in Major League Baseball.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Maurice Cook, founder of Serve Your City to discuss the Virginia gubernatorial election and the political reality of Virginia that contributed to Glenn Youngkin's victory, Washington, DC Muriel Bowser's announcement that she will be running for a third term as mayor, and the ongoing protest at Howard University

By Any Means Necessary
Baseball's Looming Labor Struggle

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 16:17


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 2015 film “Across The Line” and the individualist, bootstrap ideology that the film advances, the privilege that the film fails to examine and how it connects to the real-world issue of Aaron Rodgers' misleading statements about his vaccination status, and the looming labor battle and potential strike in Major League Baseball.

Redspin Sports
Redspin Rewind "Blue Chips" Film Review & Chicago Blackhawks Sexual Abuse Coverup Scandal

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 20:04


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 1994 film “Blue Chips,” its whitewashing of college sports and the neoliberal themes in the film, its flipping the script on the power dynamic between athletes, their families, and the college athletic system, and the Chicago Blackhawks' cover-up of the sexual assault of player Kyle Beach by the team's video coach.Recorded and aired on Friday, October 29th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...Follow us on Twitter:@RedspinSports (Twitter and IG)@Nate6Wallace (Nathaniel Wallace)@BrotherFlourish (Michael Sampson)@JuiceTinTweets (Justin Williams)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)Image Credit: courtsideattire.com https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2376/3265/products/bluechipsforplace_1024x1024@2x.png?v=1584376863

By Any Means Necessary
Political Prisoners Provide A Guiding Light For Movements and Must Not Be Forgotten

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 113:21


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Phil Wilayto, Editor of the Virginia Defender newspaper and co-founder of the Virginia Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality to discuss the upcoming gubernatorial election in Virginia between Glenn Youngkin and Terry Mcauliffe, Youngkin's reactionary program aimed at suburban voters and Terry Mcauliffe's corporatism, and progressive third candidate Princess Blanding.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by independent journalist, writer and researcher Denis Rogatyuk to discuss recent protests in Ecuador against rising prices of goods and fuel and against Guillermo Lasso's presidency, the neoliberal policies that the rise in prices represents, the broader neoliberal policies instituted under Guillermo Lasso, and the repression of these recent protests.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 1994 film “Blue Chips,” its whitewashing of college sports and the neoliberal themes in the film, its flipping the script on the power dynamic between athletes, their families, and the college athletic system, and the Chicago Blackhawks' cover-up of the sexual assault of player Kyle Beach by the team's video coach.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Netfa Freeman, Coordinating Committee member with the Black Alliance for Peace, organizer with Pan-African Community Action, and host of Voices with Vision on WPFW 89.3 FM to discuss the gutting of Biden's Build Back Better bill and the race to the bottom that is reformism, the United States involvement in Sudan through AFRICOM, so-called humanitarian aid, and more, the release of Russell “Maroon” Shoatz, and the knowledge that political prisoners share with us.

By Any Means Necessary
Chicago Blackhawks Sexual Assault Cover-Up

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 20:04


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 1994 film “Blue Chips,” its whitewashing of college sports and the neoliberal themes in the film, its flipping the script on the power dynamic between athletes, their families, and the college athletic system, and the Chicago Blackhawks' cover-up of the sexual assault of player Kyle Beach by the team's video coach.

Redspin Sports
MLB Players Show Solidarity with Minor League Players & NBA Health Insurance Fraud

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 16:09


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the indictment of 18 former NBA players in a health insurance fraud scheme, the broader systemic scam that is private health insurance, the damage that players' bodies experience as a result of playing professional basketball, and the Fair Play movement that opposes the exploitation of Minor League Baseball players.Recorded and aired on Friday, October 8th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...Follow us on Twitter:@RedspinSports (Twitter and IG)@Nate6Wallace (Nathaniel Wallace)@BrotherFlourish (Michael Sampson)@JuiceTinTweets (Justin Williams)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)

By Any Means Necessary
Worldwide Movements Stand Against Capitalism and Imperialism

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 114:42


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Greg Elich with the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea to discuss half a million workers in South Korea participating in a general strike, the labor conditions, lack of protections, and lack of work in the country that precipitated the strike, and the dominance of neoliberal austerity in South Korea and the role the US has played and continues to play in the shaping of South Korean society.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Libre X Sankara, poet, cultural worker,educator and organizer with the Troika Kollective to discuss rolling blackouts and power outages and protests in Puerto Rico against Luma Energy, the private company tasked with distributing electricity, Luma's attempts to maximize its profit from the electric grid and outsource labor to maintain it despite its failures, the colonial history and conditions that have proceeded and contribute to the current situation, and how the unelected fiscal control board instituted in 2016 plays into the privatization of infrastructure in Puerto Rico and continues the colonial relationship the island has with the US.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” which highlights the realities of youth basketball and its impacts on children attempting to play professionally, the auction-block dynamic on Black athletes that pervades professional sports and starts early in athletes' careers, the commodification of education and its use a carrot to reward reliable athlete compliance, and Jon Gruden's whitening of the Oakland Raiders and issues of race in the NFL.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Eugene Puryear, host of the Punch Out podcast on Breakthrough News and author of the book Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America to discuss the distortion of the conflict in Ethiopia by the corporate media and the Tigray Patriotic Liberation Front's brutal collaborationist history, how the conflict plays into the US imperialist project in Africa, the liberal, identitarian, and individualist character of “lived experience” and its use to advance imperialist projects, and how HBCUs simultaneously uses student organizing to promote itself while cracking down on student activists.

By Any Means Necessary
Bosses' Worst Nightmares Realized As Striketober Continues Nationwide

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 113:39


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Kevin Bradshaw, Vice President of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) Local 252G in Memphis, Tennessee to discuss the Kellogg's strike and the corporate greed that sparked the strike, the conditions that Kellogg's workers faced as the company has raked in record profits during the pandemic, and the heightened importance of union membership amid the resurgence of workers struggles in different industries and places.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Rania Khalek, journalist with Breakthrough News and co-host of the Unauthorized Disclosure podcast to discuss the recent violence in Beirut sparked by US-supported and Saudi-funded right-wing Lebanese Forces who opened fire on an unarmed Hezbollah protest, the whitewashing of the conflict and the Lebanese Forces in the corporate media, the ever-present threat of sectarian violence built into the Lebanese political system, and the imperialist efforts to keep the Middle East weak.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the resignation of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and the fallout of the investigation into the Washington Football Team, what remains to be revealed in the thousands of emails that have not been released, the vindication of Colin Kaepernick's criticism of the NFL's culture around race, the over-the-top jingoism and support for imperialism in sports, and Major League Baseball's insistence on spotlighting white players over players of color.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Maximillian Alvarez, Editor in Chief of the Real News Network and and host of the podcast “Working People" to discuss the great resignation and the conditions exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic that have contributed to mass resignations and labor demonstrations, the baseless claims that the capitalist class has deployed in an effort to misdirect the blame for labor shortages, the record profits that companies are earning while trying to squeeze more production out of workers for little pay and benefits and raising prices on consumers, and how an organized working class movement can channel the energy of this moment.

By Any Means Necessary
Misogyny and Racism in America's Pastimes

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 23:20


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the resignation of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and the fallout of the investigation into the Washington Football Team, what remains to be revealed in the thousands of emails that have not been released, the vindication of Colin Kaepernick's criticism of the NFL's culture around race, the over-the-top jingoism and support for imperialism in sports, and Major League Baseball's insistence on spotlighting white players over players of color.

Redspin Sports
Sexual Abuse in USA Gymnastics & World Cup Qatar 2022 DeathFest Edition

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 20:56


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the failure of the FBI in investigating the abuse of Larry Nassar and the inaction of the US judicial system in prosecuting the agents responsible for these failures, sexual abuse of players at Ohio State University and the use of the threat of sexual abuse as a motivator for training by coaches, the endemic culture in college sports that enables such abuse as a result of the pursuit of profitability, and the Qatar government's cover up of the deaths of migrant workers as the country prepares to host the World Cup.Recorded and aired on Friday, September 17th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...Follow us on Twitter:@RedspinSports (Twitter and IG)@Nate6Wallace (Nathaniel Wallace)@BrotherFlourish (Michael Sampson)@JuiceTinTweets (Justin Williams)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)

By Any Means Necessary
Practicing Revolutionary Patience is Key to Movement Building

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 0:21


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Ryan Cooper, National Correspondent for The Week magazine, and cohost & producer of LeftAnchor podcast to discuss findings from the Senate Judiciary Committee report on the January 6th attack on the Capitol, including former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the election by staging a coup at the Department of Justice, how many of the people willing to go along with Trump's coup attempt dominate the Republican establishment and the threat that poses in the future, and whether the Democrats are able to combat that threat in 2022 and 2024.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi, Director and Senior Scholar, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies, San Francisco State University to discuss efforts to censor the voices of Palestinians and people who support the liberation of Palestine by Zoom and San Francisco State University, the censorship of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora Studies program, and the threat to academic freedom that these incidents highlight.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the indictment of 18 former NBA players in a health insurance fraud scheme, the broader systemic scam that is private health insurance, the damage that players' bodies experience as a result of playing professional basketball, and the Fair Play movement that opposes the exploitation of Minor League Baseball players.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Claudia De La Cruz, Director of Culture for The People's Forum to discuss the pandemic's outsized effect on children and how that reflects the capitalist system's ill treatment of poor and working people in many different areas, how the pandemic exacerbates the scourge of patriarchy amid attacks on the right to make reproductive choices and the longstanding oppression of women under capitalism, and the spiritual aspects of the coming struggle.

By Any Means Necessary
Major League Baseball Players Show Solidarity With Minor League Players

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 16:09


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the indictment of 18 former NBA players in a health insurance fraud scheme, the broader systemic scam that is private health insurance, the damage that players' bodies experience as a result of playing professional basketball, and the Fair Play movement that opposes the exploitation of Minor League Baseball players.

By Any Means Necessary
Only A People's Movement Can Resist Joe Manchin and Pass the Reconciliation Bill

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 113:10


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Nick Stender, a member of the Chicago Teachers Union and an activist with Reds in Ed to discuss what's at stake in the social spending budget for working and poor people, the squabbles over the infrastructure spending package and the social spending bill, and the Democrats' lack of interest in fighting for reforms that would provide relief to working people.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Amir Khafagy, an award-winning journalist based out of New York City who you can follow on Twitter @AmirKhafagy91 to discuss the illegal detention of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab men in New York in the aftermath of September 11th, the abuse of people detaind at New York City's Guantanamo Bay, and the myth of unity after 9/11.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Miguel Garcia, Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports and Miguel Garcia, host and creator of the Sports as a Weapon podcast to discuss the loud minority of the NBA's anti-vaccine players, the NCAA's fearmongering about players receiving labor rights including compensation, and the NCAA's insistence of using the term “student-athletes” rather than “employees” to continue exploiting athletes.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Mondale Robinson, founder of the Black Male Voter Project to discuss the budget reconciliation bill and how it exposes the false promises that the Democratic Party made to Black voters, underreporting of police killings over the past decade, and how a broad people's movement requires intergenerational solidarity.

By Any Means Necessary
NCAA Athletes Continue To Fight Against Exploitation

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 16:40


In this segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports and Miguel Garcia, host and creator of the Sports as a Weapon podcast to discuss the loud minority of the NBA's anti-vaccine players, the NCAA's fearmongering about players receiving labor rights including compensation, and the NCAA's insistence of using the term “student-athletes” rather than “employees” to continue exploiting athletes.

By Any Means Necessary
Politicians Will Not Deliver Us From the Struggle Against Racism

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 114:05


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Reginald Guy, CEO of the Purpose Party to discuss the struggle to preserve public space in the Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington, DC, the failure of the local government to provide relief for the homeless community at the plaza despite the threat of eviction that development poses, and the community organizing for real action for the community, rather than banks and developers.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Libre X Sankara, poet, cultural worker,educator and organizer with the Troika Kollective to discuss the anniversary of the Grito de Lares, an anti-colonial revolt in Puerto Rico, how the event fits into the broader history of colonialism in the Caribbean, and the continuing colonialism that Puerto Rico experiences today.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the NFL's crackdown on “excessive taunting” and the racial aspects of its enforcement, how this fits into the NFL's record on race, and the endemic culture of violence and retribution that young football players face.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Chuck Modiano, justice journalist and Sports writer for Deadspin to discuss the decline of mass anti-racist movement participation after the inauguration of Joe Biden and the danger of such complacency toward white supremacy, the indictment of Terence Sutton in the killing of Karon Hylton in Washington, DC, and the limitations of relying on politicians for real change

By Any Means Necessary
The Violence Endemic to Football

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 16:27


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the NFL's crackdown on “excessive taunting” and the racial aspects of its enforcement, how this fits into the NFL's record on race, and the endemic culture of violence and retribution that young football players face.

By Any Means Necessary
Fascism and Right-Wing Violence Can Only Be Defeated By Organizing

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 113:26


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Dave Lindorff, investigative journalist, Editor of the online publication ThisCantBeHappening.net and 2019 winner of an “Izzy” Award for Outstanding Independent Media to discuss the legacy of the Occupy Wall Street movement ten years later, the Obama administration's involvement and coordination of the repression of the movement, its similarities to the repression of the uprisings against racism in the summer of 2020, and how to live out the political legacy of the Occupy movement.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Carlos Martinez, author and activist, co-founder of No Cold War, and co-editor of Friends of Socialist China to discuss the recently announced alliance between the US, UK, and Australia and the tacit purpose of advancing the war drive against China, the historical imperialist and colonialist interests of the three countries, how the supplying of nuclear submarines to Australia brings more of a risk of nuclear war to the region, and the anti-China industry manufacturing consent for hostility against China.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the failure of the FBI in investigating the abuse of Larry Nassar and the inaction of the US judicial system in prosecuting the agents responsible for these failures, sexual abuse of players at Ohio State University and the use of the threat of sexual abuse as a motivator for training by coaches, the endemic culture in college sports that enables such abuse as a result of the pursuit of profitability, and the Qatar government's cover up of the deaths of migrant workers as the country prepares to host the World Cup.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Maurice Cook, founder of Serve Your City to discuss the upcoming so-called “Justice for J6 Rally” and the threat of fascist violence on the people of DC, the growing threat of fascist violence over the last few years, the roots of disunity among the Black poor and working class in the United States, and how the capitalist system's reliance on vaccines to limit the COVID-19 pandemic has failed poor and working class people all over the world.

By Any Means Necessary
Profitability is at the Root of the Sexual Abuse Crisis in Sports

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 20:56


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the failure of the FBI in investigating the abuse of Larry Nassar and the inaction of the US judicial system in prosecuting the agents responsible for these failures, sexual abuse of players at Ohio State University and the use of the threat of sexual abuse as a motivator for training by coaches, the endemic culture in college sports that enables such abuse as a result of the pursuit of profitability, and the Qatar government's cover up of the deaths of migrant workers as the country prepares to host the World Cup.

Redspin Sports
The NFL Continues to Whitewash its Exploitation of Black Players

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 19:21


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss Clinton Portis' guilty plea for healthcare fraud and the broader context of race norming and the exploitative culture in the NFL, the NFL's whitewashing of its record on race as it pays lip service to racial justice, and the economic exploitation of Black athletes in the NCAA despite recent changes.Recorded and aired on Friday, September 10th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...Follow us on Twitter:@RedspinSports (Twitter and IG)@Nate6Wallace (Nathaniel Wallace)@BrotherFlourish (Michael Sampson)@JuiceTinTweets (Justin Williams)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)

By Any Means Necessary
Twenty Years After 9/11, The People of The United States Must Stand Against Imperialist War

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 113:34


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Sarah Brummet, an organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation in the Central Gulf Coast to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and the slow response of NGOs and the government to provide relief, the prioritization of policing over the needs of people affected by the storm, how working and poor people facing the brunt of the effects climate change is by design, and the blocking of the Florida “anti-riot” law.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Kenia Alcocer, community organizer with Union Vencidos to discuss the reinstatement of the Remain in Mexico policy for non-Mexican asylum seekers, the safety concerns and living conditions of people who are impacted by this policy, and the US culpability in creating the migration crisis and its responsibility to address the problems it has created.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss Clinton Portis' guilty plea for healthcare fraud and the broader context of race norming and the exploitative culture in the NFL, the NFL's whitewashing of its record on race as it pays lip service to racial justice, and the economic exploitation of Black athletes in the NCAA despite recent changes.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Brian Becker, host of the Socialist Program to discuss the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the United States and its exploitation to fuel the continuation of the imperialist war drive, the horror imposed on the people of Afghanistan over twenty years of war, the use of working and poor people as cannon fodder in imperialist war, and the legacy of the Attica prison uprising in the continued era of mass incarceration.

By Any Means Necessary
The NFL Continues to Whitewash its Exploitation of Black Players

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 19:21


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss Clinton Portis' guilty plea for healthcare fraud and the broader context of race norming and the exploitative culture in the NFL, the NFL's whitewashing of its record on race as it pays lip service to racial justice, and the economic exploitation of Black athletes in the NCAA despite recent changes.

Redspin Sports
How US Involvement in Afghanistan Put Afghan Athletes in Danger & AI's "We Talkin' Bout Practice"

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 17:11


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the effects of US involvement in Afghanistan on athletes in the country, the context around Allen Iverson's infamous “practice” interview, and the attitudes of fans and local sports media toward white and Black quarterbacks in Boston.Recorded and aired on Friday, August 27th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...Follow us on Twitter:@RedspinSports (Twitter and IG)@Nate6Wallace (Nathaniel Wallace)@BrotherFlourish (Michael Sampson)@JuiceTinTweets (Justin Williams)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)

By Any Means Necessary
The US is The Greatest Purveyor of Violence in the World Today

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 114:32


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Michael Bearman to discuss the end of the federal eviction moratorium by a Supreme Court decision, the choice of the government to prioritize the profits of landlords and developers over the needs of poor and working people, how this decision exposes the Supreme Court as a tool of capital rather than as a neutral arbiter of law, and the need for poor and working people to demand action to keep people housed.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Radhika Desai, a Professor at the University of Manitoba and Director of Geopolitical Economy Research Group to discuss the suicide bombings at the airport in Kabul, how the US occupation gave rise to the current chaos, and the prospects of continued American presence in Afghanistan and in the region.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the effects of US involvement in Afghanistan on athletes in the country, the context around Allen Iverson's infamous “practice” interview, and the attitudes of fans and local sports media toward white and Black quarterbacks in Boston.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Margaret Kimberley, editor and senior columnist at Black Agenda Report and author of the book "Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents" to discuss the importance of a consistent anti-imperialist politics in the face of the astounding amount of propaganda being turned out to manufacture consent for prolonged intervention in Afghanistan and future conflict around the world, the dishonesty from the US government to advance its imperialist interests, and why there is no solidarity between the working and poor and the ruling class.

By Any Means Necessary
How US Involvement in Afghanistan Put Afghan Athletes in Danger

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 17:11


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the effects of US involvement in Afghanistan on athletes in the country, the context around Allen Iverson's infamous “practice” interview, and the attitudes of fans and local sports media toward white and Black quarterbacks in Boston.

Redspin Sports
Minor League Baseball Players Exploited By MLB and Investors

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 14:40


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, It's FRIDAY so it's time for another edition of our new weekly segment “The Red Spin Report,” where we discuss sports, politics and struggle with Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the severe exploitation of the athletic labor of Minor League Baseball players by Major League Baseball, the sickening new lottery system that can further exploit the destitution of Minor League players, and Brett Favre's recent comments on preventing the development of CTE in children.Recorded and aired on Friday, August 20th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...@RedspinSports (Twitter & IG)@Nate6Wallace (Twitter)@BrotherFlourish (Twitter)@JuiceTinTweets (Twitter)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio.Image Credit: Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reportinghttps://www.facebook.com/ThisIsReveal/photos/a.514672855290304/3920344491389773/?type=3

By Any Means Necessary
Black August Reminds Us That Liberation Must Include Freeing Political Prisoners

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 111:34


How Imperialism Could Have Contributed To The Opioid Crisis, Inconsistencies in Charges Brought Against Meng Wanzhou, Minor Leaguers Continue To Be ExploitedIn this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Zach Kerner, Member of the Afghanistan Committee of Black Alliance for Peace's Solidarity Network to discuss opium production in Afghanistan and the US role in it, the growing problem of addiction in both Afghanistan and the US, and how imperialism has encouraged both production and addiction.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by K.J. Noh, a geopolitical analyst, a member of Veterans for Peace, and senior correspondent with Flashpoints on KPFA, to discuss the inconsistencies in charges brought against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou by the US Department of Justice in her extradition trial in Canada, the clear political interests of the US in prosecuting Meng, and why the US wants to take down Huawei.In the third segment, It's FRIDAY so it's time for another edition of our new weekly segment “The Red Spin Report,” where we discuss sports, politics and struggle with Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the severe exploitation of the athletic labor of Minor League Baseball players by Major League Baseball, the sickening new lottery system that can further exploit the destitution of Minor League players, and Brett Favre's recent comments on preventing the development of CTE in children.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Kalonji Jama Changa, author, filmmaker, community organizer, co-host of the Renegade Culture podcast, co-founder of Black Power Media and Founder of the FTP movement to discuss President Biden's remarks on Afghanistan and the refugee crisis, the importance of commemorating the history of Black August and its relevance to the movement today, and the suspect in the Capitol Hill bomb threat and how it reveals how this system prioritizes the grievances of white right-wing people over the grievances of Black and radical organizers.

By Any Means Necessary
Minor League Baseball Players Exploited By MLB and Investors

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 14:40


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, It's FRIDAY so it's time for another edition of our new weekly segment “The Red Spin Report,” where we discuss sports, politics and struggle with Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the severe exploitation of the athletic labor of Minor League Baseball players by Major League Baseball, the sickening new lottery system that can further exploit the destitution of Minor League players, and Brett Favre's recent comments on preventing the development of CTE in children.

Redspin Sports
New Netflix Documentary Reveals The True Story of The Malice At The Palace (Redspin Report: Aug. 13, 2021)

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 14:04


In this segment, of By Any Means Necessary It's Friday so it's time for another edition of our new weekly segment “The Red Spin Report,” where we discuss sports, politics and struggle with Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports podcast to discuss the Malice in the Palace documentary released on Netflix, the selective editing and misleading coverage from sports news coverage casting the players, rather than fans, as instigators, and the spoiled and dehumanizing behavior of fans.Recorded and aired on Friday, August 13th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...@RedspinSports (Twitter & IG)@SocialistJag (Twitter)@BrotherFlourish (Twitter)@JuiceTinTweets (Twitter)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)

By Any Means Necessary
Senate Dems Turn Their Backs On Working People and Gut Voting Rights Bill To Appease Joe Manchin

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 114:48


Joe Manchin Guts For The People Act, US Sending Troops To Afghanistan To Evacuate Officials, New Documentary Reveals The Real Story of The Malice At The PalaceIn this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Joel Segal, National Director of Justice Action Mobilization Network to discuss Joe Manchin's watering-down of the For The People Act, the absurdity of allowing him to be the arbiter of the fate of voting rights, and the implication of this watering-down on the 2022 midterm elections.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Radhika Desai, a Professor at the University of Manitoba and Director of Geopolitical Economy Research Group to discuss the deployment of thousands of US troops to Afghanistan, the parallels between the situation in Afghanistan and the end of the Vietnam war, and the ridiculous ‘defense' spending inflated by military contractors and the military-industrial complex.In the third segment, It's Friday so it's time for another edition of our new weekly segment “The Red Spin Report,” where we discuss sports, politics and struggle with Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports podcast to discuss the Malice in the Palace documentary released on Netflix, the selective editing and misleading coverage from sports news coverage casting the players, rather than fans, as instigators, and the spoiled and dehumanizing behavior of fans.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Stacey Hopkins, Activist, Organizer, and political strategist to discuss the For The People act and its shortfalls, the implications that the recent release of census data has for redistricting and the 2022 midterms, the failures of the system that exacerbate the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the emergence of the Delta variant, and the dysfunctionality of the political system and the violence perpetuated by it.

By Any Means Necessary
New Netflix Documentary Reveals The True Story of The Malice At The Palace

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 14:04


In this segment, of By Any Means Necessary It's Friday so it's time for another edition of our new weekly segment “The Red Spin Report,” where we discuss sports, politics and struggle with Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports podcast to discuss the Malice in the Palace documentary released on Netflix, the selective editing and misleading coverage from sports news coverage casting the players, rather than fans, as instigators, and the spoiled and dehumanizing behavior of fans.

By Any Means Necessary
Sports, Rape Cultures Collide As Former Player Accuses Blackhawks Coach of Assault

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 17:15


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Mike Sampson, co-host of the Red Spin Sports podcast and Miguel Garcia, host and creator of the Sports As A Weapon Podcast, to discuss disturbing new details in the alleged sexual assault by Chicago Blackhawks video coach Bradley Aldrich of a former player, whether the issue may lead more athletes to re-evaluate the prevalence of rape culture in sports, and numerous protests already seen as the Olympic Games kick off in Tokyo.

By Any Means Necessary
Raiders DE Carl Nassib Comes Out As First Openly Gay NFL Player

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 19:08


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, host Sean Blackmon is joined by Nate Wallace, host of the Red Spin Sports podcast, for another edition of our weekly segment “The Red Spin Report.” They discuss the likely NCAA decision to permit student athletes to profit from usage of their likeness, and the historic news that Las Vegas Raiders Defensive End Carl Nassib has officially come out as the NFL's first openly gay player.