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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, […]

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The Governor is Attempting to fill the DHHS with Anti-Abortion Crusaders

The state public health department is being overtaken for political reasons in yet another effort by the governor to attack family planning and public health in general. And in true NEGOP fashion, this clumsy takeover is being attempted with poor grammar, bad spelling, and plain old nonsensical ramblings.. A global pandemic placed public health in […]

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Testimony to the Nebraska Capitol Commission on Rules Governing Free Speech on Capitol Grounds

Hello, My name is Patricia Wonch Hill and I want to thank the Capitol Commission in advance for hearing my public comments today. I am here today because I am looking for clarification and for an update from this commission to the use and rules of the public spaces on the capitol grounds. The Nebraska […]

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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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Ernie Chambers – Black

There’s a tradition in the Nebraska legislature for senators who are planning not to return to the body to have a tribute spoken in their honor. Here’s what was said about Senator Ernest “Ernie” Willam Chambers. Thank you Senator Patty Pansing Brooks, for your research and remarks on a man that spend his entire life […]

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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 […]