Leftism and Marxist ideologies are seeping into the Christian church in the U.S. How do we recognize it before it does irreparable damage? Joining us from his church in Indiana is Lucas Miles (lucasmiles.org), Pastor of Nfluence Church. He looks at the incompatibility of Christianity and the woke ideology found in sermons and even doctrine in some churches today. A lot of groups espousing this wokeness doctrine disguise it with Christian-sounding words. If pastors are telling you that they don't worship the Jesus from the Bible but instead a more modern, woke Jesus, then hard conversations are needed and quickly.
Institutional racism. Systemic racism. Racism interwoven into the foundation of this country. It sure sounds like the U.S. is one big racist country. But is it really? Joining us today is Eric Kaufmann (manhattan-institute.org), Adjunct Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, who discusses his own detailed research into the subject. He conducted studies of how people perceive racism based on their exposure to media and politicians and his results are telling. He dives into how people of different races react to the subject and how none of those communities are benefiting from media narratives. When words and sensitive topics like this become weaponized, discussion is shut down and the problem only worsens.
John has returned as a guest on Stand Up for the Truth, a Christian program broadcast on Q90FM out of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Yesterday, John joined host David Fiorazo, to discuss a variety of topics, including the nature of woke-ism and how it will devour everyone in its path eventually. He also looks at how European socialist ideals are infiltrating America and the failure of both the media and education in this country.
How far has Western civilization declined and is it reversible? Is it realistic to believe that we will continue to enjoy the freedoms that were established at the founding of this country once the pro-Marxism crowd fundamentally transforms that foundation? Here today to discuss is Mark Tapson (marktapson.com), Journalism Fellow at the Horowitz Freedom Center. We need to stand up, speak out, and start focusing on important topics instead of getting wrapped up in frivolous controversies. Will we be able to slow or even stop the long march through the institutions? Our arguments are strong and will win the debate. We just need to take the fight to them, reverse the long march, and take back our institutions.
When you get two radio veterans from opposite ends of the world with nearly a century of experience between them together, you get a fascinating conversation. John welcomes New Zealand radio legend Leighton Smith (www.newstalkzb.co.nz) to the show this week for an extended discussion on the state of the world today. They cover many topics, including Marxism's infiltration of the West, the real definition of truth, and the media's blatant narratives against the Right, as well as New Zealanders' battles with politically correct policies.
The leftists have permeated our institutions and our governments and many in Western countries have allowed it to happen. As John says, we have been very busy chewing out our guts and then assuming freedom will continue to stand. But when you use the very benefits of the society you're trying to destroy, the society itself will not stand.
In order to fight misinformation and conspiracy theories, Microsoft has teamed with other companies to trace online content back to its original author in what some people are calling a huge setback in data privacy. Back with us is Russ White (www.rule11.tech), nationwide expert in network architecture, who details the plans of this new cabal. Even if these companies have good intentions, electronic chips can be hacked and backdoor programs can be installed that would completely undermine the original intent of their plan.
Yesterday, we aired part 1 of John's interview with Leighton Smith (newstalkzb.co.nz), long-time radio talk show host in New Zealand and host of the Leighton Smith podcast. In today's interview conclusion, the two veteran radio broadcasters discuss why those who are woke are so sensitive regarding important topics, media narratives against the right, and New Zealand's battle with political correctness and the cancellation of charter schools there. John answers as many questions as he asks as the two interviewers live up to their inquisitive reputations.
Views deemed unpopular by the woke crowd should be protected under a nation's laws, but what happens when college students are kicked out anyway for expressing them? Joining us today from Canada to talk about his country's anti-free speech problem on college campuses is freelance writer Calum Anderson (crisismagazine.com). He looks at the differences in laws between Canada and the U.S. and broadens things out to cover the woke crowd's need for "dissenters" to write statements rejecting their own beliefs before they can be eligible to be hired.
Many people are fleeing blue areas due to corrupt politicians and horrible policies. Joining us today is Mark Pulliam (misruleoflaw.com), owner of the blog site Misrule of Law and resident of a bright red county in Tennessee. He relates his experience of living in California and then moving to "the least woke place I could think of." But things are changing even there. People in red areas aren't used to the culture war. As a result, they get inattentive and complacent, allowing leftists to make inroads, whether on county boards or at your local library, in an attempt to flip the area blue. Mark offers solutions on how to resist the incoming progressive tide.
A soft layer of anti-semitism surrounds a lot of the cancel culture on campus and within the protests we see playing out every night in America. Today, we welcome back long-time friend of the show Dexter Van Zile (www.camera.org), Christian Media Analyst for CAMERA. He discusses the case of a Jewish scholar who, despite immense fanfare at his hiring, was quietly let go after his support for Israel was discovered. These leftist bullying tactics are spreading from college campuses into the streets and into everyday lives.
In the case against Michael Flynn, what can the misuse of the law by the Justice Department and the FBI teach us? In this week's boralogue, John looks at the erosion of absolute truth by postmodernism and how that has led to a severe lowering of absolute standards, both in the media and within government. Corruption results and reform is needed. That reform can only be an insistence on the truth.
In the wake of the government's current misuse of the law, John recalls a 2013 interview with Harvey Silverglate that shows that what happened now is nothing new. There are enough rules and regulations on the books to make someone guilty if the government needs them to be.
Christian churches and schools have been slowly infiltrated by a progressive ideology. Attorney and writer Mark Pulliam (www.misruleoflaw.com) joins us to discuss how a woke ideology along with Marxist economics is being taught in university religious studies programs, using faith to propagate progressive narratives.
They say you shouldn't cry over spilt milk, but many are doing just that as some farmers are forced to throw away their dairy products. Here to give his expert analysis on this is former dairy farmer and good friend to John and the show, Jack Beukelman. He shares the ins and outs of the dairy industry and the problem with oversupply during a crisis.