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Bonus Episode – How To Vote When Everyone is Conservative

Everyone loves a bonus episode! “We are asked to learn this lesson time and time again: Local elections matter. Activism, volunteering, and organizing locally is vital, but all of the work we do to try and make our world better won’t matter if we don’t elect people who will put better policy into law. Please […]

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E27 – It’s Time to Be “Ruth-less” in our Push for Justice

E27 – There’s a lot of heavy stuff going on in the world. We lost RBG, ICE is practicing ethnic cleansing, and James Scurlock’s family will never get their day in court. It’s a lot to sit with, but here’s the thing, we still have to move forward. Join us as we talk through the […]

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E26 – Apple Cider and Politics

E26 – Stephanie, April, and Melody gush over one of Nebraska’s civil rights leaders, Preston Love Jr, and his qualifications to build the leftist movement happening across the state. They talk about next steps on medical marijuana and federal food funding. Support the work of SeeingRedNebraska here: http://seeingrednebraska.com/fight-back/  Social Media links:  https://seeingrednebraska.com seeingredne@protonmail.com  Tweet@seeingredNE FB@seeingrednebraska […]

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E25 – Central Nebraska Peace Worker: Mena Sprague

E25 – Central Nebraska Peace Worker: Mena Sprague E25 – We have a founding member of the Central Nebraska Peace Workers, Mena Sprague. The group is a chapter of the statewide group, Nebraskans for Peace. They were founded to protest the war in Iraq back in 2001 and aside from a small break from Covid-19, […]

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E24- Meet Meg Mikolajczyk: Bad Ass Feminist

E24 – This week we bring on our friend Meg. She works at planned parenthood, sits on several important boards and commissions, and wakes up every day to fight for justice and equality in healthcare. We talk about her path in politics and how YOU can ensure abortion access continues in Nebraska (spoiler – it’s […]

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E23- Call to Action on Abortion Access, Public Schools and Fiscal Responsibility

Listen Here! E23 – This is gonna be a busy week for everyone on the left as we work our butts off to stop the governor from his life’s work of killing us all and doing nothing to help renters, the sick, and address the upcoming economic crash. The leadership in this state are trying […]

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E22- The Legislature’s waning days

E22 – The legislature has only a handful of days left and we review how they’ve been spending their time.  A lot of time has been lost on items that are not related to our current pandemic state, and things that would have helped have been passed by.  We also welcome another Seeing Red contributor, […]

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E21 – Jordan Corbin Talks about Getting Arrested in Omaha for Protesting

E21 – As a march was ending, Omaha Police decided to detain and arrest over 120 people on July 25, 2020, after trapping them on a bridge downtown. Jordan Corbin was one of those people. He tells his story of a night that started out as a protestor walking down the street to being pepper […]

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E20 – Legislature is Back 2020!

E20 – First the first time that we know of, political nerds will have a chance to watch senators in the summer time have the debates that shape much of our lives. Stephanie and Melody talk about their predictions and hopes, advice to the senators, and remind you that the governor works day and night […]

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E19 – Ja Keen Fox Taps You In

E19 – Ja Keen Fox, Omaha organizer and activist, gives his wisdom for people new to the work of social justice, working in and out of power structures to make change, the 36 day protest of Don Klein, and we remember the legacy of John Lewis, civil rights hero. Buy any of the books we […]