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This episode has Kenny and T. cohosting with no guests.
We discuss Nas and Will Smith’s new financial literacy app for teens Step and how various wings of woke Twitter were bashing the app without even seeming to read what the app was even about. We also go into Nas’s consistently incoherent fake-deep political philosophy over the years. We discuss NYC Black people’s willingness to let Hispanics and others to use the word “nigga” and Bay Area Black people’s willingness to let everyone use the word and how that differs from Black people from other regions. We also discuss how socialists often put too much importance and emphasis on the socialism of the Black Panthers, especially when trying to use them as examples of eschewing identity politics.
Mentioned in this episode:
The article but Nas and Will Smith’s app that antiracist and anticapitalists were misinterpreting so that they could get an easy dunk on it: https://glittermagrocks.com/connect/2019/08/14/will-smith-and-nas-to-invest-in-a-free-financial-literacy-app/
The book Presumed Alliance by Nicholas Vaca https://www.amazon.com/Presumed-Alliance-Unspoken-Conflict-Between/dp/0060522054
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