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Nebraska Politics Sniff Fartenberry The Patriarchy

Oh, so that’s why Jeff Fartenberry endured public humiliation

Remember how two years ago Jeff Fartenberry was the victim of “political violence” (his words) when some terrible criminal “vandalized his reputation”? Of course you do, because that is probably the only thing you know about Jeff Fartenberry. Though please, please check out his web site to learn more! You probably also remember that Fart’s […]

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COVID-19 Education LPS

LPS Needs to Cancel Its New Communication Course

In the last couple of weeks residents of Lincoln may have noticed that Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) has rolled out a new master class in poor organizational communication. Although we didn’t ask to be enrolled, the pedagogy appears to be sound, the content diverse, and our chances to practice the concepts frequent. This organization containing […]

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The Pod

E32 – Vote

E32 – Melody, April, and Stephanie are counting on you to vote. Protest, advocacy, & organizing are all more effective when the collective turn out and vote in the better of the two choices in every race. We’re counting on you! Vote for  Democrats and Independents to disempower the Nebraska Republican party. See who’s running […]

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The Pod

E31 – Meet candidates Brodey Weber and Christa Yoakum

E31- Today on the pod, we have two candidates- Brodey Weber running for NE legislative district 21 and Christa Yoakum who is Running for Lancaster County Commissioner District 2.  We are going to ask them about what they bring to the table and how these offices can improve the lives of Nebraskans at the county […]

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The Pod

E30 – Sending Kara Eastman to Congress

E30 – Kara Eastman is lifelong do gooder who has spent her career fighting for the rights of children to grow up healthy and live in safe homes. Now, she’s headed to congress. She’s got ideas on how to expand healthcare to everyone and make it affordable, how to move the economy forward, and all […]

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actual science COVID-19 Education LPS

We Don’t Really Know if COVID is Spreading in Lincoln Schools

Seeing Red Nebraska loves Nebraska’s public schools.  In particular, we love LPS.  Some of us work for them, some of us work with them, and many of us have school age children who attend LPS.  This does not mean they are beyond reproach or scrutiny.  Indeed, it is because we value them so dearly that […]

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Black Lives Matter Guns OPD The Patriarchy

Can We Please Stop Pretending about the Nazi Fortress Outside Omaha Now?

If you approach Omaha from the west on I-80, one of the first landmarks to greet you is a fortress with a large tower sporting a logo for 88 Tactical, a gun boner megacenter that offers a suite of classes, activities, and products for police and wannabe police. And if you can’t quite muster a […]

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Animal Welfare Nebraska Politics

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is Covering Up Animal Cruelty

Editors’ Note: This is our first contribution from Camille Iacono, a tenth grader in Lincoln Public Schools who writes about animal welfare. On March 14th, 2019, Rick Herchenbach, an employee for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture Dog and Cat Inspection Program, filed a whistleblower report with the Nebraska Legislature Ombudsman’s office. Herchenbach alleged that the […]

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#fuckPeteRicketts COVID-19 misogyny

Cleaning Up Pete’s Mess Is Not Women’s Work

While we might shy away from a term like “women’s work,” we all know what the work of women entails: the unpaid labor of raising children and maintaining a household; the low-wages of nursing, teaching, and other care work; and the often-voluntary nature of community organizing, grassroots campaigns, and charity.  Whether or not we call it […]

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