S2 E12 | The Freedom Contract – Part 1 on Oppression


S2 E12 The Freedom Contract – Part 1 on Oppression

Thank you for joining us to celebrate the virtues of self-rule and debate the state of our republic. Welcome to the Citizens Prerogative Podcast.

Discussion topics in this episode:

  • A recap on the car metaphor because we plan to keep using it in the discussion.
  • This is a three-part series discussing freedom using a different perspective, as you would expect us to. How empowered to pursue happiness would we be, without having to suffer from oppression, poverty, and ignorance?
  • The current state of the contract and the serious breaches by those not upholding their end of the bargain. Inequities, advantages, and entitlements, oh my!
  • Playing by whose rules? Some get to stand their ground while others are run down.


  • Michael V. Piscitelli
  • Raymond Wong Jr.

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  • The planks of the Freedom Contract Platform, “In Pursuit of Happiness” (our draft working name for it). The three parts of this series align to the following:
    • Freedom from oppression including equal justice for all, digital ownership rights, state surveillance, and other violence.
    • Freedom from poverty including a donut style economic model with a floor to stand on and a ceiling that protects the earth from greed and excess.
    • Freedom from ignorance including the development of skills for lifelong learning and adaptability, to collaborate among different groups of people and achieve a common goal, and the value of civic society and science for the sake of knowledge.
  • Lastly, a shout out to the “Behind the Bastards” podcast, they do their research and have fun serving it up! This episode kicks off a multi-part on the lesser-known history of the police: Behind the Police: Slavery, Mass Murder and the Birth of American Law Enforcement.

Special thanks to

  • Our ongoing supporters, thank you!
  • Our sponsor CitizenDoGood.com .
  • Intro music sampled from “Okay Class” by Ozzy Jock under creative commons license through freemusicarchive.org.
  • Other music provided royalty-free through Fesliyan Studios Inc. 







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