The Breakdown unpacks the most important stories of injustice, racism and corruption. Shaun King tells you who’s fighting back and how you can support and join them with practical action steps.
The Breakdown is an excellent listen when you’re looking for an update on what’s happening in the US political scene. For me, it’s a great way to stay up to date and make sure I’m educated on current events south of the border.
The exposure that The Breakdown brings to the stories of the oppressed in our modern America is motivating a generation of listeners that are looking to impact change. Shaun King offers an easily digestible but equally engaging retelling of stories of injustice – he’s investing stories that aren’t always covered in mainstream media and delivers factual and concise updates.
What makes The Breakdown unique? Along with the background of these stories, Shaun also offers real actionable steps that listeners can take to make change. It’s a perspective on what’s going on from the point of view of a concerned citizen so it feels akin to asking a trusted friend for their take on the stories you may be reading in the news.
The Breakdown is the perfect medicine for feeling powerless, frustrated, hurt or scared by what you’re reading in the news – the stories aren’t always easy to swallow but every episode will give you the tools you need to get involved. At a time when the world appears to be unraveling, Shaun King provides clarity in a thoughtfully researched and articulately delivered way.
Anyone interested in politics, race, or social injustice can find comfort in tuning out the noise and focusing on Shaun’s guide to making real change.
Abby grew up in the small town of Kenora, Ontario. She now works in Toronto in Brand Marketing and loves listening to podcasts that help expand her thinking outside her typical day-to-day interactions.