I Got Your Worst Week Yet Right Here, Pal (But Literally) feat. Maria Guido (@sandernista412)

*** You can donate to the victims of the Surfside Champlain Towers disaster at supportsurfside.org.*** We caught up with Maria Guido from The Worst Week Yet Podcast to talk about Juvenile Justice reform and Ron DeSantis’ capricious (or more likely malicious) veto of a bill that would have expunged the records of youth offenders, despite the bill’s unanimous support among Tallahassee …

Do you believe the words coming out of your mouth? feat. Andrea Mercado

This week we’re joined by Andrea Mercado of Florida Rising who, along with a slew of other activist groups, recently published their findings from a media monitoring campaign tracking disinformation in Spanish language media in Miami. No Mas Disinformation is live online, and it has been generating buzz about a corner of media that often goes under-discussed and is rarely …

Florida Whip-Around Coverage feat. Rep. Anna Eskamani

This week we’re talking with State Rep. Anna Eskamani from District 47 about a whole host of issues, including Gov. Ron DeSantis’ failed vaccine rollout, the role that politics and preference plays in serving citizens, the HB1 anti-protest bill and Rush Limbaugh. She also outlined a solution to fixing the broken state Democratic Party.  Follow Rep. Eskamani on Twitter @AnnaForFlorida. …

Sometimes you eat the Broward, and sometimes the Broward eats you, feat. Sabrina Javellana

We talked with Hallandale Beach Vice Mayor Sabrina Javellana about the wave of progressive candidates ushered into office north of the Miami-Dade county line, what it means for Florida’s second-biggest county, and how it could serve as a template to win more elections throughout the state. We also touched on how Florida’s progressives are centering new and strong voices, and …

Giving the Dems Their Due feat. Jason Harris

They lost Florida, they lost key Senate races, they lost ground in the House, and they lost their collective cool as they descended into arguments and infighting this week. But the Democrats also won their biggest prize, and it wasn’t really very close. Today, Americans all across the political spectrum (except the right) are breathing a sigh of relief that …

It’s All Over But the Lawsuits and Blame Avoidance feat. Thomas Kennedy

We had local activist Thomas Kennedy on to talk about the misconceptions and realities behind what happened in Miami in this year’s election, and during our diagnosis we got the news that the ol’ US of A has herself a new danged ol’ president in real time. After discussing the big news, we did a deep post mortem on the …

My Own Private Nonexistent Cattle Ranch feat. Adam Christensen

Adam Christensen (ForTheManyNotJustMe.com) is a progressive running against one of the most hilariously incompetent candidates for Congress in Florida — which is truly saying something. We caught up with Adam to hear about his goals for FL CD3, how a progressive can make headway in a traditionally conservative southern district, and how fun it is to run opposition research against …

The Boys Are All Right-ish feat. Elijah Manley

***Elijah Manley’s run for HD 94 is over, but he needs our help canceling out his campaign debt. Help out by donating today.*** We did some film review, diving deep into the new release Boys State from A24 and AppleTV+, that outlines the hypernormalized annual retreat that 1,000 boys in each state and Washington, DC partake in to learn to …

L@ur@ L00m€r and Florida news that actually matters feat. Lance Dixon

We talked with WLRN’s Lance Dixon about his analysis of key local, state and national races from a Miami perspective, covering elections in a time of COVID, the improprieties of Katherine Fernandez Rundle’s Miami Foundation scheme, and whether Miami-Dade has a problem electing black candidates for countywide positions.  You can follow Lance @LDixon_3 and check out WLRN at wlrn.org.  

Welcome to the Disposable City where the players play and we kayak to work like every day feat. Mario Alejandro Ariza

We talked with South Florida Sun-Sentinel reporter Mario Alejandro Ariza, author of Disposable City, about the precious ephemeral nature of Miami, why it’s imperiled by climate change and the top, oh, 40 or 50 threats it faces as a result.  You can find Disposable everywhere books are sold (and also on Amazon). Follow Mario on Twitter @inaminorkey. Music in this …

‘This Is It’ feat. Michael Rosenberg (Candidate for Miami-Dade Commission)

Twelve years ago, Michael Rosenberg found himself locked in a fight with Miami-Dade County over his water bill. That began a journey of civic engagement that led him into numerous commission meetings, a dog kennel, and now as a candidate for Miami-Dade District 7 commission seat.  You can learn more about Michael at MichaelDistrict7.com. The Pets Trust documentary can be …

We Can’t Stop Here, This Is Skunk Ape Country feat. Corey Campbell

We got a real treat for ya’ll this week. We’re leaving the city, heading into the wilds of South Florida and abandoning this rotting urban hellscape. We talked with Corey Campbell from the Big Cypress Natural Preserve to get the lowdown on how to get out of your house while observing social distancing safe practices. Corey also gives us some …

The House Is On Fire feat. JP Mejia and Gabriela Rodriguez

We sure left a shit-show for the next generation. Thankfully, they seem up to the task of cleaning up our mess. This week, All Points West along with the CLEO Institute and Unicorn Fire Radio are launching House On Fire, a new youth-led climate activism podcast where JP Mejia and Gabriela Rodriguez talk with experts and voices about the impending …

Cuba/Miami/Latin America: Lands of Contradiction feat. Nando Vila

It’s been a monumentally difficult week so far for Q and for Sen. Bernie Sanders, as powerful forces align against both of us and try to jack our respective swagger. The latter has drawn the ire of the Democratic establishment following his momentous victories in the Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, and the former has had to deal with very …

All Presidents Go To Hell – Live from Las Vegas

We had an incredible time at the Golden Tiki in Las Vegas, talking about the intrinsic evil of the office of the U.S. Presidency. We were joined by Jason Harris, Amy Vilela and Anthony Thomas, Jr., talked about the current state of Nevada’s caucus, recent goings-on in the state Democratic Party, and even had time to play a little game, …

Challenging the Old Guard with Melba Pearson

The criminal justice system in Miami-Dade County is vastly unequal and predatory. People of color, immigrants and the poor are frequently victimized by law enforcement and find their lives caught up in the gears of an uncaring Kafkaesque labyrinth. The corrosive effects ripple outwards to their families and communities.  Melba Pearson wants to change that. She’s taking on Miami elected …