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Streaming Between the Lines: The Irishman

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Hosted By: James Keys & Tunde Ogunlana

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” told a story that involved some of the most monumental political and social events in the 20th century, and James Keys and Tunde Ogulana discuss what stood out from a economic and a human standpoint in the movie (1:17), take a look at how certain aspects of how power is exercised is timeless and how others may have changed (18:00), and debate whether strong armed tactics are a necessary component of organized labor (42:52). The guys also consider the plausibility the explanations that are given in the movie for certain key events in the 20th century (51:41).

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ESPN: LeBron James: Daryl Morey was ‘misinformed’ before sending tweet about China and Hong Kong.
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BBC: Daryl Morey backtracks after Hong Kong tweet causes Chinese backlash. 


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