Political Smoke Podcast

by Erika Reyes

Politics Gallore. Let’s talk about what government actually is when we look at current events in politics. Let’s put it into perspective. We'll talk about politics while giving you a background, because one can feel lost in the whirlwind of information out there. We'll talk about facts and we'll talk about bias. But we will not entertain the myriad of distractions, unless we're adding a bit of clarity or political satire. Fee... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E06 - Black Lives Matter

    S01 E06 - Black Lives Matter

    #BlackLivesMatterThere's no doubt about what this episode would be about: Black Lives Matter. They matter. And because they matter and we are all equal, we need the system (a.k.a. society and its institutions) to reflect that. Th...

    10:28
  • S01 E05 - Nationalism: Are you a patriot?

    S01 E05 - Nationalism: Are you a patriot?

    Who do you fight for? Who do you choose to protect? Episode 5 deals with our sense of Patriotism and Nationalism in the face of a pandemic. But, also, in general when we talk about The United States of America land mass and cultur...

    08:17
  • S01 E04 - A pandemic, a quarantine, and no federal government.

    S01 E04 - A pandemic, a quarantine, and no federal government.

    This fourth episode discusses the lifting of quarantine measure by state governments. What that means for our immediate reality and what it means for our decisions from now on. It is a brief episode that speaks on the lack of lead...

    08:53
  • S01 E03 - How do we talk about politics?

    S01 E03 - How do we talk about politics?

    Let's talk about different types of arguments. Are they logical? Where is a political conversation leading us. Let's attempt to understand all the news around us in a more cohesive way. We'll do this by talking about logic and rea...

    15:01
  • S01 E02 - Who benefits from COVID-19?

    S01 E02 - Who benefits from COVID-19?

    Let's talk about the vanishing middle class and how COVID-19 has helped that along. Within this topic we talk about unemployment in the time of COVID-19, Wallstreet's campaign against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), and who is ben...

    28:31