The Enemy of Progress

Women pass a sticker advertising abortion pills on a sidewalk in Johannesburg, Wednesday June 28, 2023. When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the national right to an abortion a year ago, it shook efforts to legalize and make abortions safer in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa has the world's highest rate of unintended pregnancies, and 77% of abortions are estimated to be unsafe. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

The role of Russia and China on the continent of Africa is discussed. The impact of christian right-wing groups on anti-LGBTQ+ laws and anti-abortion laws in African countries. Explorations in the undersea and outer space as a tourism business model is questioned. The spate of new laws including permit-less gun carry in Florida is discussed as well as the right-wing trend of the U.S. Supreme Court reversing 50-plus years of progress especially on Affirmative Action in college admissions.

After fall of Roe, emboldened religious conservatives lobby to restrict abortion in Africa

Africa pays the price as China and Russia muscle in

LIST: More than 200 new Florida laws take effect July 1

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