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Don’t join cults.Show focus: AFG Pod is a political and news commentary podcast from a leftist perspective, with a focus on demystifying the far right and its unceasing onslaught of propaganda and conspiracy theories that feed their ever-growing web of lies designed to confuse, demoralize and disempower as many people as possible.

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Ep. 043 - Anti-Zionism Is Not Antisemitism
Oct 25 2023
Ep. 043 - Anti-Zionism Is Not Antisemitism
In episode 43, we get into the history of how and why Israel keeps turning up the heat on Palestinians and then acts all surprised when the powder keg they keep refilling keeps exploding each time they light a match.Instagram: @anotherguypodX/Twitter: @anotherguypodPLEASE SEND A BLUESEKY INVITE!!!SHOW NOTES: A Textbook Case of Genocide: Israel has been explicit about what it's carrying out in Gaza. Why isn't the world listening? https://jewishcurrents.org/a-textbook-case-of-genocideHow Palestinians were expelled from their homes https://youtu.be/rGVgjS98OsUThe Hasbara Handbook: Promoting Israel on Campus https://www.middle-east-info.org/take/wujshasbara.pdfBlowback: How Israel went from helping create Hamas to bombing it https://theintercept.com/2018/02/19/hamas-israel-palestine-conflict/Christian Zionism: It's one of the most successful, and in some ways unlikely, interfaith movements in the modern world https://aeon.co/essays/christian-zionism-the-interfaith-movement-hiding-in-plain-sightThe Impact of Christian Zionism on American Policy https://ciaotest.cc.columbia.edu/olj/ad/ad_v9_2/daw01.htmlA Palestinian Former Knesset Member Explains the Delicate Politics of His Party https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2023/10/former-palestinian-knesset-member-explains-his-party.htmlHalf of evangelicals support Israel because they believe it is important for fulfilling end-times prophecy https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2018/05/14/half-of-evangelicals-support-israel-because-they-believe-it-is-important-for-fulfilling-end-times-prophecy/WHO: Evacuation orders by Israel to hospitals in northern Gaza are a death sentence for the sick and injured https://www.who.int/news/item/14-10-2023-evacuation-orders-by-israel-to-hospitals-in-northern-gaza-are-a-death-sentence-for-the-sick-and-injuredNetanyahu At War | PBS Documentary https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-netanyahu-war/Post-9/11 wars’ death toll estimated at 4.5M https://thehill.com/policy/defense/4006281-post-9-11-wars-death-toll-estimated-at-4-5m/'Greater Israel' map provokes anger after minister's comments https://youtu.be/9XZFDqOieA4
Ep. 042 - Maui Wildfire Conspiracism & The Far-Right Clusterf*ck
Aug 20 2023
Ep. 042 - Maui Wildfire Conspiracism & The Far-Right Clusterf*ck
In episode 42, we discuss the sprawling clusterf*ck of characters on the conspiratorial right, how they feed off of one another's audiences, and how they supplement the global far right movement that seeks to install fascism through propaganda, stochastic terrorism, and outright violence.Instagram/Threads: https://www.instagram.com/anotherguypod/X: https://twitter.com/anotherguypodMastodon: https://toad.social/@anotherguypodBluesky: SEND ME AN INVITE CODE PLZSHOW NOTES:The Beat with Ari: See Trump Vet Roger Stone Pushing Elector Plot On Tape https://www.msnbc.com/the-beat-with-ari/watch/see-trump-vet-roger-stone-pushing-elector-plot-on-tape-beat-exclusive-190982725545CCDH poll: Belief in conspiracy theories higher among teenagers than adults, as majority of Americans support social media reform https://counterhate.com/blog/belief-in-conspiracy-theories-higher-among-teenagers-than-adults-as-majority-of-americans-support-social-media-reform-new-polling-finds/Steven Monacelli: These Christians Think God Needs You Rich And To Rule The World https://www.texasobserver.org/these-christians-think-god-needs-you-rich-and-to-rule-the-world/Gen Z influencers, quietly recruited by a company with deep GOP ties, rally to impeached Ken Paxton’s aid https://www.texastribune.org/2023/08/14/influenceable-texas-politics-ken-paxton/Kyle Rittenhouse launches nonprofit with far-right Texans as he ramps up political engagement in the state https://www.texastribune.org/2023/08/16/kyle-rittenhouse-texas-foundation/
Ep. 041 - Genocide Profiteering
Mar 20 2023
Ep. 041 - Genocide Profiteering
In episode 41, we touch on the allegedly looming arrest of former president Donald J. Trump and peel back the veil of concern-trolling anti-trans profiteering among the liberal pundit class that is aiding and abetting the right wing crusade to eradicate transgender people from public life.Twitter (if you're still there): https://twitter.com/anotherguypodPatreon: https://patreon.com/anotherguypodSHOW NOTES:***DO YOUR PART! --> Find your local PFLAG chapter: https://pflag.org/Study: Gender Identity 5 Years After Social Transition https://publications.aap.org/pediatrics/article/150/2/e2021056082/186992/Gender-Identity-5-Years-After-Social-TransitionContinuation of gender-affirming hormones in transgender people starting puberty suppression in adolescence: a cohort study in the Netherlands https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(22)00254-1/fulltext“Regret after Gender Affirming Surgery – A Multidisciplinary Approach to a Multifaceted Patient Experience” https://journals.lww.com/plasreconsurg/abstract/9900/_regret_after_gender_affirming_surgery___a.1529.aspxDetransition rates in a national UK Gender Identity Clinic (page 118) https://epath.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Boof-of-abstracts-EPATH2019.pdfFactors Leading to “Detransition” Among Transgender and Gender Diverse People in the United States: A Mixed-Methods Analysis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8213007/Health Care Experiences of Patients Discontinuing or Reversing Prior Gender-Affirming Treatments https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2794543 Factors predictive of regret in sex reassignment https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9570489/Factors associated with satisfaction or regret following male-to-female sex reassignment surgery https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12856892/
Ep. 038 - Antivax Fascism Convoys
Feb 16 2022
Ep. 038 - Antivax Fascism Convoys
Right wing sh!t-fluencers continue their assault on everything and hordes of conspiracy-addled, antivax extremists (and some truckers) are holding border crossings hostage while their more militant chums try to turn their "Freedom Convoy" into hostile takeovers of governments around the world, which is still on fire.Twitter: https://twitter.com/anotherguypodPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/anotherguypodShow notes:Memo circulated among Trump allies advocating using NSA data in attempt to prove stolen election https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/02/03/trump-nsa-election/Effectiveness of Face Mask or Respirator Use in Indoor Public Settings for Prevention of SARS-CoV-2 Infection — California, February–December 2021 https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/mm7106e1.htmSpotify’s Joe Rogan and guest Jordan Peterson suggest trans people are a sign of “civilizations collapsing” https://www.mediamatters.org/joe-rogan-experience/spotifys-joe-rogan-and-guest-jordan-peterson-suggest-trans-people-are-signSpotify got exactly what it paid for in Joe Rogan. Now what? https://www.readthepresentage.com/p/joe-rogan-spotifySpotify’s Joe Rogan and comedian Akaash Singh mock child sex abuse and claim it’s “fine” for boys to have sex with women https://www.mediamatters.org/joe-rogan-experience/spotifys-joe-rogan-and-comedian-akaash-singh-mock-child-sex-abuse-and-claimThe Missed Opportunity of the Spotify Boycott https://pitchfork.com/thepitch/the-missed-opportunity-of-the-spotify-boycott/CORRECTION: Ivermectin shows ‘antiviral effect’ against COVID, Japanese company says https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/japans-kowa-says-ivermectin-effective-against-omicron-phase-iii-trial-2022-01-31/Arieh Kovler on Twitter re: Reuters false report https://twitter.com/ariehkovler/status/1488176628995866633Peter Thiel to Leave Meta Board to Pursue Trump Agenda https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-02-07/peter-thiel-to-leave-meta-board-to-pursue-trump-political-agendaMeet the Extremists and Social Media Influencers at the Centre of the Far-Right Siege of Ottowa https://pressprogress.ca/meet-the-extremists-and-social-media-influencers-at-the-centre-of-the-far-right-siege-of-ottawa/The Canadian ‘Freedom Convoy’ is backed by a Bangladeshi marketing firm and right-wing fringe groups https://www.grid.news/story/misinformation/2022/02/08/the-hacked-account-and-suspicious-donations-behind-the-canadian-trucker-protests/The hacked account and suspicious donations behind the Canadian trucker protests https://www.grid.news/story/misinformation/2022/02/08/the-hacked-account-and-suspicious-donations-behind-the-canadian-trucker-protests/Texas CEO Who Loaned Trump a Jet Has ‘No Comment’ on Funding Canada’s Anti-Vax Truckers https://gizmodo.com/texas-ceo-ben-pogue-named-in-freedom-convoy-donation-da-1848542825
Ep. 037 - (Part 2) Joe Rogan's Dangerous Bullsh*t
Jan 26 2022
Ep. 037 - (Part 2) Joe Rogan's Dangerous Bullsh*t
Episode 37 (part 2) delves into the sometimes murky waters of how podcaster Joe Rogan is a dangerous and credulous a**hole who is helping to amplify far-right elements and personalities to his tens of millions of regular listeners around the globe. Strap in. These people suck. Twitter: https://twitter.com/anotherguypod Patreon: https://patreon.com/anotherguypod Show notes:Diclose.tv: Conspiracy Forum Turned Disinformation Factory https://www.logically.ai/articles/disclose.tv-conspiracy-forum-turned-disinformation-factoryThe Vaccine Scientist Spreading Vaccine Misinformation https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/08/robert-malone-vaccine-inventor-vaccine-skeptic/619734/How Dr Robert Malone invented Antivaxxery https://forbetterscience.com/2021/10/04/how-dr-robert-malone-invented-antivaxxery/Decoding the Gurus: Robert Malone & Peter McCullough: A litany of untruths https://decoding-the-gurus.captivate.fm/episode/robert-malone-peter-mccullough-a-litany-of-untruthsDebunk the Funk with Dr. Wilson: Robert Malone goes full anti-science on Joe Rogan’s podcast https://youtu.be/xjszVOfG_woArmed California Man Driving to DC to Kill Leaders on ‘Hit List' Arrested in Iowa, Officials Say https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/national-international/armed-california-man-driving-to-dc-to-kill-leaders-on-hit-list-arrested-in-iowa-officials-say/2767383/Oath Keepers leader spewed anti-government hate for more than a decade. Alex Jones gave him the audience https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/14/politics/oath-keepers-stewart-rhodes-alex-jones-invs/index.htmlKnowledge Fight podcast with Dan & Jordan: # 637: January 13, 2022 https://knowledgefight.libsyn.com/637-january-13-2022Project Veritas’ James O’Keefe is using a “distribution by proxy” strategy to spread vaccine misinformation on Twitter despite being banned from the platform https://www.mediamatters.org/james-okeefe/project-veritas-james-okeefe-using-distribution-proxy-strategy-spread-vaccineCOVID vaccines don't violate the Nuremberg Code. Here's how to convince the doubters https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/covid-vaccines-dont-violate-nuremberg-code-heres-how-convince-doubtersU.S. Senator Ted Cruz Grovels on FOX for Calling Jan. 6 Insurrection a ‘Terrorist Attack’ https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/ted-cruz-apologizes-to-fox-news-host-tucker-carlson-for-calling-jan-6-capitol-insurrection-a-terrorist-attack-13170671Revealed: The Billionaires Funding the Coup’s Brain Trust https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/devos-bradley-claremont-trump-election-fraud-insurrection-1274253/Chad Loder’s Twitter thread on Andy Ngo’s Texas synagogue hostage taker misinformation https://twitter.com/chadloder/status/1482512118112940041Andy Ngo and the Atomwaffen Kill List https://www.emilygorcenski.com/post/andy-ngo-and-the-atomwaffen-kill-list/
Ep. 035 - Rittenhouse's Far-Right Enablers & The Right's Recharged 'Satanic Panic'
Dec 4 2021
Ep. 035 - Rittenhouse's Far-Right Enablers & The Right's Recharged 'Satanic Panic'
Episode 35 touches on the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and its fallout as well as the tragedy at the Astroworld music festival in Houston and the ensuing 'Satanic Panic.'Twitter: https://twitter.com/anotherguypodPatreon: https://patreon.com/anotherguypodShow notes:Rittenhouse Trial Judge Blocks Prosecutor From Asking If Far-Right Videographer Is Biased https://theintercept.com/2021/11/11/rittenhouse-trial-judge-blocks-prosecutor-asking-far-right-videographer-biased/Inside a DC jail’s ‘Patriot Wing,’ where Capitol riot defendants sing the national anthem and act like prisoners of war – but struggle to cope with being locked up https://www.businessinsider.com/inside-dc-jail-patriot-wing-housing-capitol-riot-defendants-2021-11At the End of the Trump Era, White Nationalists Increasingly Embrace Political Violence https://www.splcenter.org/news/2021/02/16/end-trump-era-white-nationalists-increasingly-embrace-political-violenceConcert safety expert: Deaths at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival were ‘preventable’ https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2021-11-06/travis-scott-astroworld-festival-seatingAstroworld Security Firm Scrutinized for ‘Super-Rushed’ Hiring: ‘It Felt Like They Just Needed Bodies’ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/astroworld-security-company-lawsuits-1255568/Ciaran O’Connor tweet thread re: viral ‘Satanic Panic’ TikTok conspiracy theory videos: https://twitter.com/ciaranoconnor/status/1458136138242084865‘Tags, Flags & Banners: Evaluating the Application of Information Resources on Vaccine Content on TikTok’ by Ciaran O’Connor https://www.isdglobal.org/digital_dispatches/tags-flags-and-banners-evaluating-the-application-of-information-resources-on-vaccine-content-on-tiktok/How Mark Zuckerberg Learned Politics https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-mark-zuckerberg-learned-politics-11602853200Police Disinformation Is Still Disinformation https://theappeal.org/police-disinformation-newsletter/The Real Victims of Satanic Ritual Abuse https://slate.com/technology/2014/01/fran-and-dan-keller-freed-two-of-the-last-victims-of-satanic-ritual-abuse-panic.html
Ep. 031 - Afghanistan & U.S. Revisionist History
Aug 23 2021
Ep. 031 - Afghanistan & U.S. Revisionist History
Episode 31 explores the humanitarian crisis that is Afghanistan and the politicians and grifting influencers who are using it to fan the flames of hate and conspiracy thinking, ignoring and even revising history, for their deranged agendas while leaving the Afghan people on the sidelines.Twitter: twitter.com/fucking_podcastPatreon: patreon.com/fucking_podcastSHOW NOTES:Elections Official Accused of Helping Leak Data to QAnon Leader https://www.vice.com/en/article/88nbza/elections-official-accused-of-helping-leak-data-to-qanon-leaderMike Lindell Is Hiding an Alleged Election Data Leaker Under FBI Probe https://www.vice.com/en/article/dyvjwa/mike-lindell-is-hiding-an-alleged-election-data-leaker-as-fbi-open-investigationRNC quietly deletes webpage touting Trump's call for U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan https://www.salon.com/2021/08/16/rnc-quietly-deletes-webpage-touting-trumps-call-for-us-troops-to-withdraw-from-afghanistan/How the Taliban Overran the Afghan Army, Built by the U.S. Over 20 Years https://www.wsj.com/articles/afghanistan-army-collapse-taliban-11628958253Trump officials scramble for distance from his Taliban deal https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/08/19/trump-officials-scramble-distance-his-taliban-deal/Biden administration embroiled in internal blame-shifting amid Afghanistan chaos https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/17/politics/biden-afghanistan-blame-shifting/index.htmlInternal State Department Cable Warned of Kabul Collapse https://www.wsj.com/articles/confidential-state-department-cable-in-july-warned-of-afghanistans-collapse-11629406993Intelligence Warned of Afghan Military Collapse, Despite Biden’s Assurances https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/17/us/politics/afghanistan-biden-administration.htmlThousands of Afghans and Iraqis are under threat for helping Americans. Now they hope Biden will help them settle in the U.S. (2020) https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-refugees-visas/2020/12/30/572c00fc-3e4f-11eb-9453-fc36ba051781_story.htmlHow Afghanistan’s President Helped His Brother and a U.S. Contractor Secure a Lucrative Mineral Processing Permit https://www.occrp.org/en/investigations/how-afghanistans-president-helped-his-brother-secure-lucrative-mining-deals-with-a-us-contractorWith Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in Afghanistan https://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/29/world/asia/cia-delivers-cash-to-afghan-leaders-office.htmlThe Afghanistan Papers https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/investigations/afghanistan-papers/afghanistan-war-confidential-documents/
Ep. 030 - Science Deniers, Liars & Fascism
Aug 16 2021
Ep. 030 - Science Deniers, Liars & Fascism
Episode 30 explores the ties that bind much of the far-right movement's death merchants regarding the latest uptick in Covid-19 cases in the U.S. brought on by right-wing lies and propaganda designed to obfuscate their responsibility.Patreon: patreon.com/fucking_podcastTwitter: twitter.com/fucking_podcastSHOW NOTES:It started with a mock “slave trade” and a school resolution against racism. Now a war over critical race theory is tearing this small town apart. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/mock-slave-trade-critical-race-theory/2021/07/23/b4372c36-e9a8-11eb-ba5d-55d3b5ffcaf1_story.htmlSt. Louis County Health Director: I Was Assaulted, Called “Brown C——” After Mask Plea https://www.riverfronttimes.com/newsblog/2021/07/28/st-louis-county-health-director-i-was-assaulted-called-brown-c-after-mask-pleaMore Pregnant Women Are Hospitalized With Severe COVID-19 Symptoms As Delta Variant Surges, Central Texas Doctors Say https://www.kut.org/covid-19/2021-08-02/austin-public-health-severe-symptoms-among-pregnant-women-covid-19-delta-variantLatest COVID-19 wave likely to cause another 115,000 deaths by year-end, analysts say https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-19-variant-rbc-capital-labor-day/Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa2104983The GOP is reviving the old history of blaming outsiders for disease https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/08/15/gop-is-reviving-old-history-blaming-outsiders-disease/Germany’s Anti-vaccination History Is Riddled With Anti-Semitism https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/05/anti-vaccination-germany-anti-semitism/618777/
Ep. 028 - Chud Idolization & The Ivermectin Grifters
Jul 5 2021
Ep. 028 - Chud Idolization & The Ivermectin Grifters
Episode 28 explores the rightwing phenomenon of idolizing and hero-worshipping violent narcissists and the recent recharging of pseudoscientific claims from the anti-vax and IDW crowd of an anti-parasitic drug called Ivermectin as an unproven COVID-19 treatment and prophylactic.Twitter: https://twitter.com/fucking_podcastPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/fucking_podcastSHOW NOTE: ‘Tucker Carlson Distorted My Reporting in His Latest Jan. 6 Conspiracy Theory’ by Trevor Aaronson: https://theintercept.com/2021/06/22/tucker-carlson-january-6-fbi-conspiracy/Ivermectin to be investigated in adults aged 18+ as possible treatment for COVID-19 in the PRINCIPLE trial https://www.principletrial.org/news/ivermectin-to-be-investigated-as-a-possible-treatment-for-covid-19-in-oxford2019s-principle-trialScientists May Be Using The Wrong Cells to Study COVID-19 https://www.wired.com/story/scientists-may-be-using-the-wrong-cells-to-study-covid-19/Why Is the Intellectual Dark Web Suddenly Hyping an Unproven COVID Treatment? https://www.vice.com/en/article/wx5z5y/why-is-the-intellectual-dark-web-suddenly-hyping-an-unproven-covid-treatmentIvermectin and COVID-19: How a cheap antiparasitic became political https://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/features/ivermectin-covid-19-antiparasitic-political/The Ivermectin Advocates’ War Has Just Begun https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3d5gv/ivermectin-covid-treatment-advocates-rogan-weinstein-hecker