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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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Black Voices Matter: KJ Williams — Oral History of the (Rural) Uprising (s3e33)

Jordi and Nathan sit down with KJ Williams, one of the leaders from “If Not Us, Then Who” (INUTW). INUTW is “a community organization started in Milton, Pa that is committed and dedicated to spread awareness about injustice, inequality, and racism.” In the interview, they talk about how the organization started and what their process…

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Building Democratic Capacity in Rural Pennsylvania (s3e32)

Jordi and Taylor welcome three Pennsylvania politico’s steeped in rural organizing in Pennsylvania. Most recently, Chris Benson worked as Communications Director for Amanda Waldman’s campaign for PA’s 84th District, Chuck Black served as Finance Director for Amanda Waldman’s and Lee Griffin’s campaigns, and Christian Chludzinski worked as Field Director for Lee Griffin and Jackie Baker who ran for PA Senate in…

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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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Welcome Nick Pressley, Role Model For Resiliency Over Crime and Incarceration. Also, Nursing Homes, and the Fetterman Ad. A Game about Petitions! (s3e30)

Jordi, Dwayne, and Nathan welcome Nick Pressley on the show! After some introduction banter and housekeeping, we get to hear a little bit more about Nick’s story. Then, each host gives their headlines for the week — Dwayne talks about COVID and vaccines, Jordi talks about systemic racism and the PADems judicial endorsements, and Nick…

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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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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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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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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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