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100 hours of work a week and standing in line for food. One year into the pandemic with Home Health Care Worker with Hillary Rothrock, Sam, and Dwayne. (s3e38)

We mark a year since the pandemic began wit special guest Hillary Rothrock, a home healthcare worker, union leader, single mom, and excellent guest. She recently led a “Fast for $15” with other comrades to draw attention to how our most “essential workers” are shockingly horribly underpaid. Twitter #Fastfor15 (https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/5368692-caregivers-asking-lawmakers-to-increase-minimum-wage-end-48-hour-fast/ https://twitter.com/hashtag/fastfor15?src=hashtag_click&f=live) Want to help? CallDOH…

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“We Don’t Need to Expand the Parking Lots” The PA Budget, Rural Healthcare, and More. Guests Katie Blume and Gillian Kratzer. (s3e37)

We have been fans of Katie Blume and GIllian Kratzer for years- their work in pa, their fabulous aura, and of course the rib-breaking laugh fest. Katie has years of experience in political, environmental and community organizing. She hails from Eastern Centre County (NOT State College) where she is also on the Milheim Borough Council….

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Naughty Words and Big Sighs: Talking Rural Reproductive and Sexual Health with Jess Brittain and Kate DiPasquale. Plus, stupid shit men say through the ages- a game. (s3e35)

  Kate DiPasquale and Jess Brittain join Taylor and Jordi to talk about reproductive and sexual health in terms of access (read this), politics (read this), and culture. We also get our first installment of “Heard in the Kitchen” from Jess. We learn about Kate’s journey to becoming an organizer. Find out why Jess says…

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Polygamy and Stem-Cell Research- What’s Moral Now(game)? Cole Goodman is Back! And Malcolm Kenyatta hot takes. (s3e34

Jordi aims to keep his losing record on Taylor’s games perfect. Cole Goodman answers the BarnstormingPA bat signal and jumps on to bail us out with his insight and good humor. And an AMAZING Miami Vice track suit. Oh, and headlines. Malcolm Kenyatta’s jump into the race gets the hot take treatment. Bonus! Cole also…

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Jontel E Toland- The Kind of Candidate We Need PLUS- Headlines of the Future about Schooling, Food, Electric Cars. And, a Game! (s3e31)

Thanks to show sponsors Billy Kelly and Mondragon Book store in the Open Door Gallery at 430 Market St in Lewisburg.Please fill out our listener survey!  https://bit.ly/BarnstormingPAform  If you want to join us for the BLM biweekly Roundtable for NEPA and rural PA, email us at info@thehub4progress.org or look on Facebook. We are thrilled to…

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When It Comes to COVID You Need to Talk to This Actual Karen. (s3e29)

We are joined by Karen Wolf, PhD. Karen is a nurse practitioner, nurse educator and a political sociologist making her uniquely qualified to understand the complexities of health, community, and human systems. Bonus fun fact: she is also a UU making this episode 75% UUs (Sam, Jordi, and Karen). We review the Biden COVID plan,…

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Keystone Progress Preview! Special Episode

Sign up for the January 20 Keystone Progress summit 2021! Jenna Henry, of Free the Ballot and a Keystone Progress Education Fund board member, along with Lisa Longo, here the event co-ordinator for this event talk with Jordi about the upcoming summit. There is karaoke the 19th, comedy with Lauren LoGiudice on the 2oth, keynotes…

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America is a project, not a place. And, body fluids.(s3e24)

This pod is partly a preview of the Jan 3 2021 summit by The HUB for Progress- http://bit.ly/hub2021summit to register Please fill out our listener survey! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgdKT8Cv_E45I4XiLPfWdheb5HhAblxNDtlyZ1XqIWf9Ibrg/viewform We welcome returning champ Nathan Lund back and Taylor takes some deserved time off. Jordi, Sam, Dwayne and Nathan dig deeper into the 2020 results and what is…

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“I chose to assume you are not insulting me…” Nathan Alan Lund and Josh Brady (S3e2.5)

Jordi found this “lost” episode in his archives. Recorded 24 hours before the first COVID in a fine establishment in the “gaybeighorhood” of Philly, campaign consultants and partners Josh Brady and Nathan Alan Lund were gracious enough to let Jordi interview them even as he made some barbed comments about “campaign operatives.” Both are long-time…

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Cranks-giving- You Can Blame Sam- Headlines, True or False, and Appreciations (s3e19)

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