Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on July 15, 2020
4:00 – Kresta Comments
4:20 – Cultural Marxism and its Conspirators
If you Google the term “Cultural Marxism” you’ll be taken to a Wikipedia article defining it as an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory linked to Germany’s Frankfurt School. The Southern Poverty Law Center describes it as “the newest intellectual bugaboo on the radical right.” Paul Kengor has a different way of looking at it and he joins us.
4:40 – A Cause for Hope: Catholic Health Care and Religious Freedom in the Face of Crisis
This year, our nation has grappled with a public health crisis in the COVID-19 pandemic, felt a cultural tipping point over racial inequality, and witnessed Supreme Court rulings that impact life, health care, religious freedom, and conscience rights. Confronting these crises demands we embrace the cross with faith and hope in God’s mercy, and act decisively. Louis Brown joins us with more.
5:00 – How Hollywood Went Left
The image of the “liberal Hollywood elite” is one of the more widespread stereotypes in American culture. We all remember the celebrities who threatened to leave the country if Trump was elected president, or Ricky Gervais’ criticisms of his own at the Golden Globes. But there was a time when Hollywood was just the opposite – so how did it change? Donald Critchlow joins us
5:40 – St. Kateri: Lily of the Mohawks
Yesterday we celebrated the Feast of St Kateri Tekakwitha, affectionately known as the Lily of the Mohawks. The first Native American woman to be declared a saint, she forms a unique bridge between the Native American community and the Church. Matthew Bunson joins us with more.