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Watching the Hawks

  • Making the people better through social activism
    Oscar Lopez Rivera, often called the Nelson Mandela of Puerto Rico, discusses his work as a social activist for Puerto Rican independence; and Hayley Moss, author of ‘Great Minds Think Differently’, discusses inclusivity, neurodiversity,...
    Aug 30, 2021 06:48
  • Watching the Hawks
    Tyrel Ventura and his guests are your eyes and ears on the ground in the world of media, politics and pop culture.
  • Making the people better through social activism
    Making the people better through social activism
    Oscar Lopez Rivera, often called the Nelson Mandela of Puerto Rico, discusses his work as a social activist for Puerto Rican independence; and Hayley Moss, author of ‘Great Minds Think Differently’, discusses inclusivity, neurodiversity,...
    Aug 30, 2021 06:48
  • The rise of internet punditry & the US addiction to incarceration
    The rise of internet punditry & the US addiction to incarceration
    Most believe that the internet is either a tool to subjugate or liberate. But it can do both and in different ways, depending on the specific historical conditions in a given country. The internet is like money; you cannot identify its good or evil...
    Aug 23, 2021 06:11
  • Playing respectability politics in a 21st century civil rights movement
    Playing respectability politics in a 21st century civil rights movement
    Respectability politics is nothing new for the movement for civil rights. The black community has long been plagued by having to prove its humanity and worth in the eyes of white audiences. In the modern fight for civil rights and justice, voices...
    Aug 16, 2021 06:55
  • The cult of politics & whistleblower hypocrisy
    The cult of politics & whistleblower hypocrisy
    Despite its long, dark history of abusing whistleblowers and political dissidents, the United States of America continues to condemn Russia, China and other nations for their treatment of political prisoners. QAnon, Antifa, Democrats, Republicans...
    Aug 9, 2021 05:54
  • America controlled by corporations
    America controlled by corporations
    Lead singer of the Doors Jim Morrison once said, “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” He was right. Today, Americans think they have an unlimited variety of entertainment and media options at their fingertips, but it’s...
    Aug 2, 2021 08:13
  • Climate change fallout & the Jenga of infrastructure
    Climate change fallout & the Jenga of infrastructure
    Even though humanity is facing extinction, politicians and billionaires are still choosing profits over survival when it comes to climate change. The US infrastructure is falling down around us while Congress bickers over credit, blame, and...
    Jul 26, 2021 07:29
  • Forever war on immigration & the summer of the missing workers
    Forever war on immigration & the summer of the missing workers
    From bringing back Trump's wall to turning National Guard soldiers into mercenaries, the Republican Party is waging war on immigration.Despite massive job openings, positions are not being filled. In a post-pandemic world, where have all the workers...
    Jul 19, 2021 06:35
  • Police reform: From policing the world to policing city blocks
    Police reform: From policing the world to policing city blocks
    Examining the role of the United States as the self-proclaimed global policeman through the horror and tragedy of US interventionism. US domestic policing is under fire with many pointing out the desperate need for reform. What changes should be...
    Jul 12, 2021 06:35
  • The Week’s Top Stories: Bill Cosby released, Britney Spears’ fight to end conservatorship and more
    The Week’s Top Stories: Bill Cosby released, Britney Spears’ fight to end conservatorship and more
    Bill Cosby was released from prison Wednesday after Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction, saying the disgraced actor’s due process rights were violated. Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the Supreme...
    Jul 3, 2021 06:35
  • US Supreme Court upholds Jim Crow 2.0 & Pulse nightclub survivor speaks out on gun violence
    US Supreme Court upholds Jim Crow 2.0 & Pulse nightclub survivor speaks out on gun violence
    The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a voting-rights challenge to Arizona’s election laws, ruling the state may discard legal ballots that are cast in the wrong precinct even if doing so results in throwing out a much higher percentage of...
    Jul 2, 2021 07:07