S3E3:Racism and intervention at the 66

On today’s show we begin our discussion by talking about an article in the NY Daily News on racism at the 66th Precinct.

The 66th covers a mostly diverse community which includes Chinatown, Borough Park and Sunset Park.

It is here that Michael Moy, a 24 year veteran of the department , got into fight with white detectives and was placed on modified duty.

The Asian American detective says he got tired of the “frat house” environment and racist jokes including the mocking of his accent.

Daily News: Post placed around the department by the cops in question.

Was a fight between the officers the best way to deal with this? How should detective Moy have handled the situation?

Detective Small has a lot of experience in this area that includes one incident that almost cost him his job. Listen:

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S3E2: Exploitation of women and How to stop it w Det Small

On today’s show (#theworldasilike) we continue our conversation on the exploitation of women through  misogyny and sexism with Detective Darnley Small.

There is some good news on this front:

The governor of Maine has signed a bill that would expand the rights of those seeking abortion according to Vox.

Along with California, Maine would allow “non doctors” to perform abortions within a medical facility like a clinic.

Two dozen other states allow non doctors to prescribe abortion related medication.

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S3E1: Racism and Sexism w/ detective darnley small

We are back with season three of The World As I Like It To Be podcast and none too soon as racism and sexism are back in the headlines.

Whether it is the bombshell Netflix documentary When They See Us by Ava DuVernay and produced by Robert DeNiro and Oprah Winfrey among others, or a Utah mother seeing her 10 year old child being held at gun point by a police officer or a Delaware man traveling to  Pennsylvania to settle old tickets ending up dead in police custody, America is once again being forced to face this ugly truth without our society and, so called, justice system.

On today’s show we will be speaking to Detective Darnley Small, a retired instructor for the New York City police department.  

Detective Small worked in the human relations unit which trained bosses and officers within the department on issue of racial tolerance and discrimination within the department.

His understanding and training on discrimination and racism and what happens in the department will be very instructive for us.  

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Mueller Report: the fallout – what about 2020?

On today’s show we continue discussing the fallout of the Mueller report.

What does it mean for 2020?

Joe Biden, who appears to have waited for the Mueller Report to be released, announced his campaign for president today.

Will that be the catalyst Congressional Republicans need to defy Trump?

On today’s show we discuss the report and the 2020 democratic candidates with Denise from California.

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The Mueller Report special: To impeach or not

On today’s show we continue to discuss the Mueller Report. 

The fallout of the President’s behavior is beginning have an effect.  

According to the USA Today, long time Republican legislator in Iowa,  Andy McKean, has switched parties due to Trump’s behavior.

Meanwhile, The Hill reports the President will fight all Congressional subpoena.   Is impeachment the answer?

Denise from California and I discuss.

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The Mueller Report Special: The fallout – Analysis

On today’s show we discuss the Mueller Report. 

With the help of Politico we do a deep dive into the two main issues the special council was tasked with exploring: obstruction and conspiracy/coordination with Russia or, as the president calls it, “collusion”.

You can find the full redacted Mueller Report here.

Surprisingly, as Vox.com notes, only 7.25% of the report is redacted. 

I’m joined by Denise from California for news, analysis and opinion.

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The Mueller Report-The media and Steele Dossier

On today’s show we ask the question: did the media overhype the Mueller report? 

Does the media need to adjust the way it reports these stories in the era of social media?

Denise from California and I do an analysis on the media and the claims made by the 24 hour news cycle, including the Steele Dossier

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Socialism vs Capitalism

The conservative political action conference aka CPAC was held last week.  Some Republicans were horrified by the behavior of the head of the party. 

But for the most part, Republicans were eating up everything Donald Trump was serving.

And the enemy of America has been exposed! Her name is socialism!!!

Vox did a full breakdown of the bizarre antics of the president and on today’s show Denise and I do a breakdown of our own.

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