Rodney's Rant

Rodney's Rant

By Rodney Jean-Etienne
My take on politics, culture, and comics. Hopefully, I can provide you some information and insight on many of the topics I will be covering, and you, in turn, can go look into them yourself to formulate a more informed opinion.
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Rant 008 - Iran
US and Iran relations, how did they get to where they are at? The rant goes into the history of the US and Iran what was the spark that started this adversarial relationship and what keeps it going.  References and sources used for the podcast that you can look over for yourself. Secret History of the CIA in Iran - Iran 1953 coup timeline -Key events https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/library/world/mideast/041600iran-coup-timeline.html 1953 Iranian coup d'état - Shah of Iran https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1953_Iranian_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat October Surprise Conspiracy Theory https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_Surprise_conspiracy_theory Timeline: U.S.-Iran relations from 1953 coup to 2020 commander killing https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-security-blast-relations-timelin/timeline-us-iran-relations-from-1953-coup-to-2020-commander-killing-idUSKBN1Z21R8
25:54
January 7, 2020
Rant - 7 Facbook's Libra
A company that has issues with user private now what's to make a currency? What could go wrong?  Libra Page https://libra.org/en-US/ Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/18/facebook-libra/
08:38
December 6, 2019
Rant - 6 Does your editor do visual edits of your comic books?
This is the a second part of the previous Rant - 5 What are your editors reviewing?. Visual editing what is it? Is your editor have any part in editing the visual content of you comic project? Leave your comments for further discussion. 
12:02
April 3, 2019
Rant - 5 What are comic book editors reviewing?
Do your editors review more than just copy? If no, why not? Leave your comments to further discuss.
16:55
April 2, 2019
Rant - 4 Is the comic book industry dying?
Is the comic book industry going the way of the dinosuar? And if is what is causing it? Links to check out after listening for more information. Concrete Park Variant covers Diamond Disturbers 
12:37
April 2, 2019
Rant - 3 Mueller Time/ Jussie Smollett
Mueller Report, is it really that important? Why all the outrage about Jussie Smollett having all charges against him drop? Links to check out after listening for more information.  Mueller  Investigations Jussie Smollett
12:20
March 30, 2019
Rant 2 - Black Panther
Was the Black Panther a influential or revolutionary film?  Was Killmonger really the hero? Links to check out after listening for more information. Meet the Marvel Executive Who First Championed 'Black Panther' How the “Black Panther” Film Is “A Defining Moment for Black America”  
13:27
March 27, 2019
Rant 1 - Christchurch
My take on the mass shooting Christchurh, New Zeland and how different their respones to this horrible event compared to ours here in the US.  Links to check out after listening for more information. The Name of the Victims The Second Amendment Slave revolt of 1811 info 1 Slave revolt of 1811 info 2
09:54
March 24, 2019
Rodney's Rant Trailer
What is Rodney's Rants?  Well check out the trailer and find out.  Hope to see you on the next rant.  Until then, keep your eyes, your ears, your heart and your mind open.
01:57
March 24, 2019