Fuck U, PragerU.
The Internet’s Fake Toxic University
For years, the propagandists with the greatest visibility in the United States were on television; the ones who contributed most to the “manufacture of consent.” Think Fox News. And we’ve covered many of the dark, hidden figures looming in the background churning out the ideas that make it into the mainstream and out of Tucker Carlson’s mouth. Uncle Milton, James Buchanan, Lewis Powell, The Koch Brothers, Robert Mercer, Peter Thiel and the myriad think tanks like Mercatus, Cato and Heritage. Today we cover another contributor to the perverted right wing ecosystem: Prager University and its folksy baritone patriarch asshole, Dennis Prager.
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- 00:00:51 | PragerU: Milton Friedman: No Free Lunch
- 00:04:46 | Seven Psychopaths: That's just fuckin' great!
- 00:05:43 | Assembly Of Yahweh: How to Stay Happily Married
- 00:08:52 | Robert Tilton On Time Every Time All The Time In Tongues
- 00:09:28 | SNL: The Church Lady
- 00:10:35 | Grown Ups 2: What's Up Playa’
- 00:11:01 | Associated Press: Trump Calls Cruz 'Basket Case' During Debate
- 00:11:52 | Big Daddy: Horse Shit
- 00:13:41 | Real Time with Bill Maher: Ben Shapiro: Civil Discourse
- 00:14:47 | Young Frankenstein: It's Pronounced Frankensteen
- 00:15:20 | PragerU: Left or Liberal?
- 00:16:46 | PragerU: Make Men Masculine Again
- 00:20:15 | PragerU: Fireside Chat Ep. 142 — How to Defeat the "America Is Racist" Lie
- 00:21:12 | Dennis Prager: The unvaccinated are the most hated group since -- I would say since slavery
- 00:24:24 | The Godfather: Wedding
- 00:25:14 | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: Coffee Break
- 00:26:10 | Johnny Guitar: Coffee & Smoke
- 00:28:53 | Wall Street: Gordon Gekko On Money, Exploitation, And Capitalism
- 00:29:50 | The Office: Michael Scott No God No
- 00:30:46 | PragerU: Save Your Child’s Mind with PragerU Kids
- 00:41:01 | Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Teach Your Children
- 00:42:15 | WJZ: House Passes Elijah Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act
- 00:56:31 | BBC: This Is How Michael Caine Speaks
- 00:57:11 | Sesame Street: Play Ball!
- Bloomberg: Billionaire Fracking Brothers Hammered by Permian Holdings
- Mint: Texas fracking billionaires drew Covid-19 aid while investing in rivals
- Financial Post: Wilks brothers-backed ProFrac valued at over $2 bln in Nasdaq debut
- Sludge: Who Funds PragerU’s Anti-Muslim Content?
- BuzzFeed: How PragerU Is Winning The Right-Wing Culture War Without Donald Trump
- Bridge Initiative Team: Factsheet: PragerU
- PragerU: Form 990 | Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax 2021
- Mother Jones: Inside the Right-Wing YouTube Empire That’s Quietly Turning Millennials Into Conservatives
- Francesca Tripodi: Searching for Alternative Facts: Analyzing Scriptural Inference in Conservative News Practices
- Southern Poverty Law Center: Hungary Paid Dennis Prager $30,000 for an Hour of Appearances at Far-Right ‘Education’ Conference
- The New York Times: Right-Wing Views for Generation Z, Five Minutes at a Time
- The Guardian: Guess what the three Democrats blocking lower medication prices have in common?
- Congress.gov: H.R.3 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
- Congress.gov: Representative Frank Pallone, Jr.