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E54: Nebraska School Libraries need your help ASAP!

E54: Courtney Pentland joins the pod to talk about The Nebraska Department of Education’s draft of new regulations which would *nearly eliminate* all requirements for a trained librarian in schools. Students and schools need you to voice your opinion before June 1, 2021 to save school libraries.  To leave feedback, click this link and choose “approval”: […]

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E53 Amanda Gailey Discusses the Tire Mountain in Alvo, NE

E53- Amanda Gailey investigates the Alvo, NE’s failed government and a dangerous tire pile Episode  53 – Join SeeingRed as we laugh about  finally seeing vaccinated friends in person  and welcome  Seeing Red contributor, Amanda Gailey , to the pod. Most recently she  has done some citizen journalism investigating a dangerous tire pile site in […]

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E52 – John Cartier Talks About Drug Reform and Police Accountability

We’ve got John Cartier, an attorney who specializes in constitutional law and a graduate of University of Nebraska Law. He’s worked on numerous campaigns, including his own for Lincoln Public Schools board of education. His advocacy passions are voting rights where he serves as a director at Civic Nebraska and drug law reform, most recently […]

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E49- Pod gets vaccinated and says “Thanks Biden” while keeping middle finger pointed at Pete

Despite the governor’s best efforts to stop the federal vaccine goals of a shot in every arm as fast as possible, all the pod ladies have gotten their first dose (And April is actually done!) Using the power of the federal vaccine program that eliminates barriers, everyone is now able to schedule their shot. Note […]

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E48- Give us More Journalists and Melt the Guns!

E48-  Give us More Journalists and Melt the Guns!  In an era of corporate corruption, blurred lines between policy makers and industry, and a drought of dollars to pay reporters, it’s never been more important to protect student journalists and their right to an education. With their teachers, they must follow the truth, have integrity, […]

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E47- We hate Peter Ricketts & Here’s One More Reason

E47-  We hate Peter Ricketts & Here’s One More Reason April and Melody talk about the wonderful world of vaccines and one more reason to despise the governor.  Buy great books recommended by SeeingRed and the Pod Guests: https://bookshop.org/shop/seeingrednebraska  Social Media links:  https://seeingrednebraska.com seeingredne@protonmail.com  Tweet@seeingredNE FB@seeingrednebraska Instagram @seeingrednebraska

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E46- Meet Peyton Zyla aka Mr Zeyela

Peyton Zyla, known as Mr Zeyela on social media, was born and raised in Omaha. Last summer he became a founding organizer with ProBLAC, launched as an independent journalist, and is now  political organizer. Most recently,  he was named as one of the people surveilled by the Omaha Police Department in response to the Black […]

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E44- Public Power with Eric Williams

Eric’s career has been dedicated to protection and conservation of natural resources. Since his days of being in the environmental club in high school to his recent work on ensuring affordable and accessible power for everyone he’s been climate conscious and action focused. We’re thrilled to talk to him about how public power works in […]

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E42- Cassey Lottman and the Prison Crisis

E42- Cassey Lottman and the Prison Crisis Cassey Lottman joins the pod to discuss her civic engagement journey from using a broad lens and filtering down to her very neighborhood. Her recent efforts have been coalition building to stop the new prison from being built while simultaneously pushing for reform to stop the overcrowding. We […]

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E41- Thank You Pipeline Fighters

#NOKXL is a Nebraska win that the entire world can celebrate with us. It protects the earth, Native Sovereignty, property rights, and the future we all want.  It’s so easy to get down in the dumps so join us as we talk through how incredible it was to see Nebraskans of all types come together […]