The Progressive Vibe
By Dodrick King
The Progressive VibeJul 18, 2022
The Same Ole' Failing Playbook
On this season finale episode of The Progressive Vibe, we get into an interesting piece shockingly enough produced by Fox News --- "Biden lashes out at reporter asking about dismal approval among Dems: 'Read the polls Jack'".
Listener Appreciation & Updates
For the show today, we take a mental break from the current state of politics in America; and give recognition and show appreciation to the TPVIBE listeners who make the show what it is. I will also share updates to the show as well as share OUR achievements here on The Progressive Vibe Podcast!
On today's podcast, we discuss the controversial decision SCOTUS overturning Roe v Wade.
Americans Radar New Establishment Push
Gun Carnage In America
The Need For Positive & Impactful Change In American Politics
Perhaps, The Most Diverse Midterms In U.S. History?
On the show today, we get into why the 2022 midterms will be one of the most diverse elections in history and how the increasingly diverse electorate will impact the future of American politics. To help break that down, we will get into an article produced by 'The Denver Channel News' ---- "Why the 2022 midterms will be one of the most diverse elections in history".
Cannabis For The Win
Trading Profits Over The People'
In today's show, we will talk about a majority of voters throughout the country oppose lawmakers trading individual stocks and why it seems logical to ban lawmakers from doing so. We will share a piece from 'Axios' that reads, "Momentum builds to ban lawmakers from trading stocks".
On today's show we will discuss a CBS News poll that shows Americans strongly support Russian sanctions even if gas prices increase. A article produced by CBS News poll: Strong support for Russian sanctions even if gas prices increase will help break that down.
The Shifting Tide
On the show today, we will discuss how the United States political party preferences shifted substantially in 2021 and what key factors might of played a pivotal role in the political shift. To help break that down, I will share a article produced by Gallup News---"U.S. Political Party Preferences Shifted Greatly During 2021".
News Freestyle Q&A
On today's show I will respond to the 'TPVIBE' listeners---answering questions and sharing thoughts about the current state of politics in America.
On today's show, we will discuss how not reforming the U.S filibuster can and will negatively impact wanted progress in the United States. A piece from 'VOX' that reads, "Democrats' failure on filibuster reform will haunt them" will be shared to highlight case and point.
How Ya Gonna Pay For It?
This episode of TPVIBE Podcast, we discuss an article from 'The Wall Street Journal' that reads, "Who Won in Afghanistan? Private Contractors". We will contrast this to social spending for ordinary Americans and ask the question, if we can't afford to prioritize policies that could materially benefit Americans living conditions; how can we continually afford military defense spending year after year?
Messaging is Important—Actions are Necessary
Voters & Policy Deliverance
The Current State of U.S Politics
In today's show, we have a special episode where I was a guest on 'The Alt-Left Podcast'. We have a conversation about the current state of the Biden Presidency along with the Democratic party and what it means going forward.
The Critique Mainstream Media Needs
In today's show we will discuss a much needed critique the mainstream media should really think about going forward when it comes to reporting political issues in the U.S. I will also share important poll data from "dataforprogress.org" that shows the country agrees on more substantive issues than what the mainstream media portrays quite often.
Political Eye Candy
In today's show we will have a conversation about the importance of not allowing ourselves to get caught up more so in the drama that surround our politics----than the actual solutions that benefit ordinary people's lives. We will check out a article produced by 'The Hill'----"Pelosi open to scrapping key components in spending package" and how it coincides with the title of this particular episode "Political Eye Candy".
In today's show, The Progressive Vibe wanted to make an episode to personally show appreciation to YOU --- The listeners of the of The Progressive Vibe Podcast. We will also be highlighting ' World Mental Health Day ' and how important mental health is to oneself.
The Cause & Effect Dynamic Politicians Have On Their Constituents
In today's show, I will be responding to you, the 'TPVIBE' listeners---answering questions and sharing thoughts about the current state of politics' in the United States.
American Workers Rethinking Working Conditions
The Importance Of Health Care Expansion
In today's show we will be discussing potential health care expansion coverage in the United States. How realistic can it be? Will it go far enough? We will check out a article by 'The Fiscal Times'---"Democrats Plot Biggest Health Care Expansion Since Obamacare"
Delta Variant in Alabama
In today's show we will be discussing articles on how the Coronavirus Delta Variant is surging in the state of Alabama. 'Deseret News'---"This state has no more ICU beds as the Delta Variant surges." 'AL.com'---"COVID Delta Variant symptoms to look out for if you're fully vaccinated." 'The Guardian'---"Trump booed after telling supporters to get COVID vaccine."
Karen's, What If...?
First episode of the new season, we talk about "Karens" abroad being exposed for their sense of entitlement and how it affects individuals, businesses, and society itself.
Federally Legalizing Cannabis
Homelessness In The U.S.
In today's episode we will be talking about the sad, but preventable reality---Homelessness in the United States. "Homelessness in U.S Rose for 4th Straight Year, Report Says"---an article published by The New York Times, will be included in today's show.
Climate Change Throughout The U.S
In Today's show we discuss climate change being the existential threat to the human race and what measures we can take to curve this urgent matter. To help break that down, we will analyze an article by AXIOS--"Unprecedented heat wave set to roast Pacific Northwest".
Public Pressure Mounts to Pass For The People Act
On the show today, we talk about what's at stake when it relates to voter suppression in the U.S. and how certain Dems seem to be in the way of their own agenda. We also discuss and analyze an article wrote by RAW STORY--"After public pressure, Joe Manchin finally reveals what he'll accept to stop voter suppression.
Unemployment Benefits Parallel to Average Wages
In the show, I share and give my analysis on a article: Business Insider---"Yes, you can earn more on unemployment instead of working. Here's the gap between average benefits and wages in every US State." I discuss the parallel connection between UI and the gap between average wages in the U.S.
U.S. Drug Prices & Medicare Expansion
In the show, I talk about Biden's 100 days in office speech and what I took away from his address to the American people. I also share two articles: The Fiscal Times---U.S. Drug Prices Two to Four Times Higher Than in Other Countries & Daily Kos---Biden Under Pressure From Congressional Dems to Move On Medicare Expansion ASAP. I give my take on the importance of the articles and how they how they go hand-in-hand with each other in terms of the discussion in the show.
U.S. Unemployment Rates Discussion
Discussing Biden's proposed infrastructure plan and what Republicans' counter offers are to the administrations proposed plan. The show shares a informative article on the negotiations between the two parties---What are the differences between the two parties plans?---I share my analysis in the program.
The Battle Between Voting Rights & Voting Restrictions
The Importance Of H.R.1
I give my take on how important the passage of H.R.1 is for improving democracy in the U.S. I also share thoughts on the current state of Democrats and Republicans when it comes to voting rights in the U.S.
Why The American Rescue Plan Is Crucial & What It Means Going Forward
The Stockton Experiment, Study Shows Rich Got Richer As Pandemic Unfolded
Stagnant Tipped Wages In The South
President Town Hall, Texas Winter Storm
Takeaways from Biden's town hall in Milwaukee. Sharing thoughts about the horrible winter storm devastation in Texas.