America's Frontline

Nicolas Putnam

"America’s Frontline" brings you the latest news, analysis, and insights on the most pressing issues facing our country.

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Exploring Political Polarization: Economic Inequality, Media Influence, and the 'Defund the Police' Movement
Jul 25 2023
Exploring Political Polarization: Economic Inequality, Media Influence, and the 'Defund the Police' Movement
Get ready to climb the steep slope of political polarization with us and our expert guest, Kenneth Hall from The Hollas Group. We take you through a maze of economic inequality and social unrest, amplified by the relentless noise of media outlets and social networks. Hall enlightens us with his expertise on how these factors impact our daily lives and the legislative challenges faced while ensuring that our law enforcement has access to life-saving ballistic armor products. Ever questioned how bureaucracy affects US businesses or how Libertarianism and regulation can impact innovation? We dissect these issues and more, exploring the contrasting paths of trade secrets versus patents for small businesses. Joining us in this crucial discussion is Hampton Dowling, who further enriches our dialogue with his global experience dealing with political polarization. In the final act, we toss the spotlight onto media influence on global perception and business. Experience the stark comparison of media landscapes in Europe and the US and the challenge of discerning reliable information. We look into the consequences of stifled free speech in education, politics, and hiring practices. To wrap up, we engage in a critical analysis of the 'defund the police' movement, featuring insights from our guest, George Chavez, a retired police detective, and former marine infantry. Brace yourselves as we dive headfirst into the turbulent waters of these pressing issues that continue to shape our society and the world.