Meet the man Glenn called ‘one of the more important voices to unite America’

On Tuesday’s Glenn Beck Program, musician, columnist, and self-described “joy boy” Andrew W.K. joined Glenn for the full hour to discuss a myriad of topics. W.K. has been in the news lately because of some remarkable advice he has handed down to readers via his weekly Village Voice column “Ask Andrew W.K.” It was a combination of those articles and their conversation on Tuesday that had Glenn calling W.K. “one of the more important voices to unite America.”

Glenn asked W.K. to explain a bit about his childhood, which very much informed how he came to have such a diverse viewpoint. Born in California, W.K. and his brother were raised in Michigan. His father is a professor of law at University of Michigan Ann Arbor. W.K. described his mother as “the world’s greatest mom” who is “dedicated to making our dreams come true.”

W.K. said he enjoyed growing up in southeast Michigan because of the breadth of thinkers and opinions in the area.

“You have a lot of radical thinking,” W.K. said, “meaning mind-blowing stuff, ways of looking at the world that I never imagined, kinds of music and culture that I never knew existed and probably wouldn’t have known existed if I hadn’t had the good fortune of meeting people there. So I had a lot of mentors early on, including piano teachers and good school teachers.”

Additionally, W.K. said his father constantly challenged him to reevaluate his thoughts and beliefs, and what he considered to be true.

“He would always just sort of flip things for me, and I would get infuriated because I really just wanted him to agree and cheer each other on and get all excited about it,” W.K. recalled. “But he said, ‘Well, who’s to say that that’s the way?’ And I said, ‘Is that what you think?’ He’s like, ‘I don’t know.’ So he had that very open mind in that it would force me to consider other points of view.”

Considering his father’s academic background, Glenn asked W.K. if his parents were concerned that he chose not to go to college. Interestingly, W.K. aid his father was particularly supportive because of how familiar he is with the university system.

“Well, he was very concerned at first, but, as he’s been quoted saying, he said, ‘Look, I teach college. Believe me, it’s no big deal,’” W.K. explained. “I think he was so deep into it also that he was able to see that… maybe that it wasn’t entirely crucial. He was concerned for my well-being, what I was going to end up doing… but, in a way, that was of course also very motivating for me.”

Ultimately, W.K. said college can be a very important and exciting time for young people, though it may not be for everyone.

“When it comes to college… I think being faced with that moment out of high school of ‘do I go to college or not’ is not just about education or not education,” W.K. concluded. “It’s the first moment where you can actually maybe break out on your own, and I think that’s an exciting moment for any student to have.”

Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

Watch the video clip below or find the full episode here.


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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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