Leid Stories—The Trump Presidency: In What Ways Has It Changed, Or Is Changing, Your View of Politics?—03.14.18

Almost no one is neutral about President Donald Trump. But whether pro or con on the president, there’ll be agreement that Trump has dramatically impacted—and changed—politics in the United States. Leid Stories listeners decipher how, in a very short time, Trump has reset America’s political clock.   Download this episode (right click and save)  


Leid Stories—A Tone-Deaf Trump Doesn’t Hear the Multiple Alarms He Sets Off, But He Enjoys Watching the Chaos and Panic They Cause (Part 2)—03.08.18

Yesterday’s discussion generated far more calls than we were able to accommodate, so we’re picking up from where we left off yesterday, looking at where President Donald Trump and his chaotic administration have brought us as a nation and how we’re responding.   Download this episode (right click and save)


Leid Stories—How “Heritage” Months Are Used to Thwart People’s Movements for Justice, Equality and Power–03.01.18

African American History Month ended yesterday. Today marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, which “honors and celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States,” according to a Library of Congress guide on national observances and commemorative months. Isn’t this a good thing? Not necessarily, says Leid Stories. National “heritage” celebrations also are/can …


Leid Stories—Mass Murder, Thoughts and Prayers, and Life Goes On?—02.26.18

The students, faculty and administrators of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are expected to put in a full day today. It’s the first day since an ex-student with an array of discipline and mental-health went on a killing spree at the school problems on Valentine’s Day, killing 17 and injuring dozens more with a military-style assault rifle. …


Leid Stories—Another Mass School Shooting with No Easy Answers—02.15.18

A former student who reportedly had been expelled from a high school in well-to-do Parkland, Fla., for behavioral problems returned to the school armed with an assault rifle yesterday and killed 17 people before he was apprehended by police. Nikolas Cruz, 19, also injured more than a dozen others during his murderous rampage, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel said, adding that …