Given Cynthia McKinney’s twelve years of experience as a Congresswoman and her fearless refusal to stray from the truth, she has a uniquely valuable perspective on the political shifts that have taken place in the US over recent decades. Disobedient Media was honored to speak with the former Congresswoman about her latest book, How The US Creates “Sh*thole” Countries.
In 2017, Mike Tolkin ran for New York City Mayor as a Democrat against incumbent Bill de Blasio. He poured his life savings – over $500,000 – and heart into the race, but was not allowed to participate in three crucial debates (two in the primary, one in the general) that would have given him the opportunity to face the incumbent.
The carnival of media hysteria which portrays Trump as a figurehead to be despised, while sanctifying the policies of the Clintons and Obamas and even the Bushes of the world who are of the same ilk. The problem is not even that the media excuses the bad policy of corrupt statesmen: it is that the media charade pretends to be emotionally invested in one figure against the other in order to maintain the status quo.