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“Seeing Red: The Pod” is the official podcast of Seeing Red Nebraska — a group of citizen volunteers who cover Nebraska politics from the left. You can subscribe on all your favorite podcast apps like Spotify, iTunes, & Stitcher.

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Podcast Ep8 – Twitter Scandal and Coronavirus

Episode 8 – Join SeeingRed as we laugh about the twitter drama of Nebraska Crossing and welcome back Dr Trish Wonch Hill, medical sociologist, to the pod. Most recently she wrote The Nebraska Coronavirus Fairy Tale on the seeingrednebraska blog which was shared over 2000 times. In this episode she talks about the science of […]

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Peter’s Plague: A Story on Racist Scapegoating

We, here at Seeing Red are committed to continuing to watch Ricketts’ daily racially coded press conference so that you don’t have to. You’re welcome. It is absolutely detrimental to every viewer’s mental health, but we will gladly shoulder that burden so you don’t have to. Today he made it 32 full minutes before turning […]

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You Too Can Be House Two

You Too Can be House Two In case you were not in attendance last Friday at the hellscape that was odd and inconsistent procedures, party busses of Nazis, and assault rifles with fingers on the trigger, all mixed in with some actual testimony and attempts at good policy at the Unicameral, read ahead for a […]

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LR 294: Call to Action!

We received the following message over the weekend from a middle school teacher who has been working with a group of middle school students who are calling on the Unicameral to recognize the climate crisis. We’ve spotted them around the capitol lately, calling attention to climate change. We salute this group of kids for doing […]

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Angie Philips is Running for Senate!

Where is Ben Sasse these days? Who knows?! The senator has been a no-show for Nebraskans in recent years, and one of his constituents has finally had enough of this disappearing act. Angie Philips has decided to take on Ben Sasse in the upcoming Senate race in order to give Nebraskans a senator who is […]

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Barbara Ramsey is Running for Congress!

And we are living! Ahead of her campaign launch on Thursday, October 10th, we wanted to introduce you to our newest shero, Babs, with the top 10 things you should know about this hardworking, determined woman. Babs is running to represent Nebraska’s first congressional district after watching Jeff Fortenberry vote a against the well-being of […]

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It is Time to Run

Phew! So far, 2019 in Trump’s America has largely been an exhausting rinse and repeat of previous years. Kids are still in cages, there is still a crisis at the border, and Trump’s racism has come home to roost in his tweets about Baltimore and the Congressional Squad of four women of color. He wants […]

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What in the . . . ?! A guide to all those words on the ballot this year

For all of you used to just seeing a list of names and some ovals on your ballot, this year’s city elections may come as something of a shock.  Our ballots regularly feature one or two big giant blocks of legalese, asking us to vote to fund street repair or storm water management, but this […]

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Responses to the Seeing Red Candidate Questionnaire

A few weeks ago, Seeing Red Nebraska sent out a candidate questionnaire to local Mayoral and City Council candidates. Below are the answers we received from the candidates who responded. Thank you, Jeff Kirkpatrick (running for Mayor) and Cassey Lottman (running for City Council in District 4)! Answers from Jeff Kirkpatrick, candidate for Mayor: I. […]