Derrick is a proud Justice Democrat and Democratic Socialist whose recent run for Congress in Texas' 21st Congressional District united the Democratic Left. He was recognized in the national press as the “science nerd” challenging “Congress’ most detested science denier” prior to Lamar Smith's retirement from Congress. In June 2017, Derrick gained notoriety for being willing to face arrest in protest of GOP efforts to kick 22 million Americans off of health coverage.
April 21, 2018
Show Notes: Derrick Crowe discusses Thomas Edsall’s new piece in the New York Times discussion gentrification and the rise of the Brahmin Left, and the danger it poses to the political coalition on the Left in the U.S.
April 14, 2018
Tonight, we are being asked to trust in the humanitarian impulses of a man who during the 2016 campaign said he would be fine saying this to Syrian children: “I can look at their faces and say, ‘Look, you can’t come here.’”
April 5, 2018
Open Secrets has exposed Robert Mercer, the hedge fund/automation gazillionaire behind Cambridge Analytica, as a massive funder of Islamophobic Facebook and Google advertising targeting swing voters in the 2016 cycle.
Henry Demarest Lloyd, American journalist, 1847-1903