Checkpoint XP

Bill To Ban US Army From Recruiting On Twitch Fails Download

09:08 Download August 7th, 2020

Recruitment to the armed forces still remains somewhat of a complex issue in America. While service members deserve our eternal respect, many still bristle at the U.S.’ recruitment strategy. The divide between gamers and our armed forces became evident over the past month. The US Army Twitter and Twitch streams drew criticism for a cavalier attitude and misleading contests. Eventually, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-D) proposed legislation that could have banned the military from recruiting on the platform. AOC’s bill eventually failed to reach the committee, but it was an indication that governing in the 21st century extends into the digital space.

Podcasts you may like

Knockout

A Podcast of Quick-Hitting Classic Rock Match-Ups

Play Latest (May 9th)

18 episodes

The John DeBella Show

Radio hosts John DeBella, Steve Vassalotti and Dave Gibson with Daily Radio highlights on 102.9 WMGK in Philadelphia. Interviews with classic rockers, comedians and a few laughs.

Play Latest (an hour ago)

2935 episodes

Andre’s Beatle Minute Podcast

The latest Beatles news and rumors, and the occasional trivia tidbit. All from Andre Gardner, most in 60 seconds or less.

Play Latest (May 9th)

424 episodes

Audio-Files

Interviews and commentary  from MGK Radio hosts Matt Cord, Andre Gardner, Tony Harris, Cyndy Drue and more.

Play Latest (May 2nd)

20 episodes

Wrestling Inside the Ropes

Join James Stewart and Mike “Sarge” Riley for a weekly look into the world of wrestling, WWE, All Elite Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Ring of Honor and more.

Play Latest (12 hours ago)

201 episodes