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End This Uncivil War (s3e28)

In this inauguration episode, Jordi, Dwayne and Nathan are joined by special guest, Cole Goodman! They discuss their headlines from the inauguration, play a game about inaugural speeches that Taylor devised, and dig a bit deeper about how they felt about the inauguration. Lastly, they talk about the Judicial races coming up in 2021 in…

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The 2021 Hub Winter Summit Was A Mini-Conference with Workshops (s3e27)

Long ago, before the mayhem of J6, we recorded an episode recapping the 2021 Hub For Progress Winter Summit. Jordi, Sam, Nathan, and Jess Britain talk about their takeaways from the event, they play a game about events, and talk about changes they would make with a ‘magic wand.’ Fill out the listener survey!

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The Storm Before The Calm (s3e26)

Taylor, Nathan, and Sam, were joined by Harvey Edwards this week to record the episode! They gave their headlines which mostly focused on J6 and the reconciliations and healing that need to happen in the wake of it and the Trump Administration in general. Next, they touch on the seating of Sen. Brewster and discuss…

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F%&! White Supremacy Emergency Pod (s3e25)

This episode was recorded on the Friday after the J6 insurrection at the Capitol. The full crew (Jordi, Taylor, Sam, Dwayne, Nathan, and Jess) talk about our thoughts in the immediate aftermath of the event, how we can effectively talk about what happened (including how to deal with all the “whataboutism”), and actions we can…

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Stay Home For The Holidays (s3e23)

Fill out our listener survey here! Taylor, Jordi, and Dwayne welcome guest podcaster Nathan Alan Lund to the show. First we gave our headlines of the week. Dwayne’s headline was “Stay Home For The Holidays” emphasizing that our Healthcare Workers are doing their part and we need to do our this holiday season. Nathan’s headline…

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COVID: Worst Log Flume Ever (s3e22)

Jordi, Sam, Dwayne, and Taylor give their weekly headlines then have a lively conversation about the erosion of our Democracy at the hands of Republican politicians unable to stand up to Trump and the brownshirts rallying in DC and elsewhere. Next, we talk about how we can use better COVID messaging to reach people that…

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It’s Not A Disaster, It’s A Crime Scene or Innumeracy Reigns (s3e21)

Taylor, Sam, Dwayne, and Jordi chat about the situation with COVID-19 and how you can help by downloading PA’s COVID Alert App. Next, we talked entirely too much about a bad joke made by a local right-wing elected official. We analyzed the joke and briefly talked about how we can navigate degrading remarks about other…

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Doug Mastriano, the Rambo-Fantasizing, Science-Denying, Freeloader (s3e20)

The crew (Taylor, Jordi, Dwayne, and Sam) give their headlines of the week and then talk about Sen. Doug Mastriano, PA’s foremost COVID denier and his recent COVID positive-test. We brainstorm about what is motivating Mastriano’s behavior. We determine he is a Rambo-Fantastizing, Science-Denying, Freeloader and we break down each of these descriptors… Lewisburg Neighborhoods…

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Corona Restrictions and Democratic Dissension(?) (s3e18)

Sam, Dwayne, and Taylor chat about the new COVID-19 restrictions in place and the numbers in PA. We also talk about complexifying the narrative of democratic dissension as outlined in the recent Daily piece that interviewed both AOC and Conor Lamb. Here’s the health forum that Sam talks about! Also, here’s the podcast episode Sam…

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Election Relief, COVID-19 Fears (s3e17)

The barnstorming crew (Taylor, Jordi, Sam, and Dwayne) gets together for the first time after the election! The start off by quickly chatting about the run-off. Next, we talk about what out takeaway headlines from the election. Dwayne looks into his crystal ball and brings up salient, depressing, and realistic problems that Democrats will have…

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