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The Parable of the Innocent White Shooter

Something quite extraordinary happened in Omaha, Nebraska yesterday in the ongoing fiasco surrounding the murder of James Scurlock on May 30. The Douglas County Attorney, Donald W. Kleine, undermined the special prosecutor who was called in to independently investigate the case that Kleine himself bungled. To review what happened up to this point: On May […]

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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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Nebraska Politics

What Happens When a Senator Thinks He Can’t Lose?

Submitted by: Alan MeyerCedar Bluffs, NE Our Senator, Ben Sasse, has called for the repeal of the 17th Amendment.  This is the amendment to the United States Constitution that allows us to vote for our U.S. Senators directly instead of them being appointed by the state legislature.  Imagine what this means.  Only political cronies well […]

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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: https://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, […]