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Episode 20 - The Nest: An Interview with Banesa Tseki

1/28/2020
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we interview Banesa Tseki, who is the co-owner of The Nest Space, a Black female run yoga studio, zero waste grocer and vegan café in Johannesburg, South Africa. We met her there, did a yoga class with her, and chatted to her about a range of topics, including some of her other projects and her views on veganism, yoga and spirituality, while we sipped on a delicious banana smoothie she made for us. We really enjoyed this interview and we hope...

Duration:01:10:11

Episode 19 - The Invisible Vegan and The Animal People

1/21/2020
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we review two recent documentaries, The Invisible Vegan and The Animal People, as well as discussing some listener feedback about a range of topics; from Fiona Oakes not being included in The Game Changers documentary, to what we think of the vegan flag, to the fires in Australia, to activist communities, and a few other things. The Invisible Vegan and The Animal People reviews: 01:00 All music, editing and recording by us....

Duration:01:44:08

Episode 18 - The Million Dollar Question: What is Mainstream Veganism Doing?

12/17/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we discuss and critique some recent forms of vegan activism, from offering Trump $1 million to not eat animals for a month, to vigils, to reenacting non-human animal exploitation, to The Game Changers documentary. We also respond to some interesting listener feedback. · The Lonely Vegans (Instagram Post) · Muslims Aren’t A Race, So I Can’t Be Racist, Right? Wrong. (Article) · Racism and Islamophobia (Article) · Yes, Islamophobia is a type of...

Duration:01:49:37

Episode 17 - Nuance & Naysayers

11/23/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — Recently Carnism Debunked (George Martin - also of Anonymous for the Voiceless) made a “debunking” video of our 11th episode. This is our response. We discuss a range of ideas such as “carnism”, “men’s rights”, centrism, intersectionality, consistent anti-oppression, fascism, feminism, Trump, circumcision, consent, privilege, the gender binary, conscription, patriarchy, domestic violence, Anarchism and veganism. Content warning: racism, homophobia, ableism,...

Duration:01:18:32

Episode 16 - Rebellion and Revolution

10/15/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we discuss Rojava, live animal export, whether bearing witness at slaughterhouses is a good thing or not, some more listener questions about veganism and revolution, and our views on Extinction and Animal Rebellion. For feedback and questions, email us: mail@letsragetogether.co.za All music and editing by us. libcom.org · Open Letter to XR · Why XR Can't Save the World · False Solutions · From XR to a Desirous Rebellion · Dismantle White...

Duration:01:39:17

Episode 15 - Resistance and Inconsistencey

9/17/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we discuss a range of topics, mostly surrounding some listener questions. We talk about Rojava and Hong Kong, Femicide and rape culture in South Africa and some challenging vegan ethical grey areas. Let us know your thoughts! mail@letsragetogether.co.za Recording, editing and music by us. National Geographic: Indigenous Peoples Defend Earth's Biodiversity · Amnesty International: The Death Penalty · The Cranky Vegan: Intersectionality and Animal...

Duration:01:29:50

Episode 14 - Idea Share - Cognitive Errors

8/20/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — Episode 14 - our first Idea Share Episode! We’ve decided to start a new series of episodes that focus specifically on sharing ideas that either one or both of us have learned, through studies, books, documentaries or personal interest. We want this to be a space where we can share bits of knowledge that we have in some way benefited from. In this episode we discuss some common cognitive errors and biases. Email us with feedback, questions, or any other ideas...

Duration:01:05:48

Episode 13 - Dissecting Language

7/30/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we respond to some listener feedback and discuss what we expect from the new “Game Changers” documentary. Our main discussion delves into the language that we use when we talk about non-human animals and the ways that this can perpetuate oppressive and exploitative norms. We also go on a bit of a tangent discussing “dog moms”, “bunny dads” and “furkids”, and how we view and treat our companion animals. For questions, comments and feedback, e-mail...

Duration:01:14:32

Episode 12 - Are We Too Negative?

6/18/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we respond to two listener questions and consider whether we (Pete and Taryn) are too negative, and perhaps even divisive within the vegan community. We delve more into what we think about sharing vegan health facts and messaging that is food-, fat- and disease-shaming, and speak more about our views on abortion and Gary Yourofsky. We also discuss the importance of self-care and dealing with the guilt of escapism in the context of unavoidable...

Duration:01:12:13

Episode 11 - Are All Animal Rights Activists Worth Supporting?

5/22/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we answer some listener questions, do our regular "The Bad and the Rad" segment and then break down how we feel about the idea of supporting any animal rights activists, even if they are problematic, just because it's "for the animals". Main discussion: 31:06 All recording, music and editing by us. Email us on: letsragetogetherpodcast@gmail.com. Visit our website at http://letsragetogether.co.za. #truthofcube video · #truthofcube response video ·...

Duration:01:40:43

Episode 10 - Anarchy! An Interview with Aragorn Eloff

4/9/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we interviewed Aragorn Eloff about Anarchism, his role in projects like the bolo’bolo Anarchist Collective, running the first vegan restaurant in South Africa, his travels around the world making a documentary on Anarchism, the music that he makes and his (and other Anarchists’) views on topics ranging from free speech to voting, violence and the problems within the vegan community. Outro song: Pig - Aragorn23. All other recording, music and...

Duration:02:58:53

Episode 9 - Creative Liberation

3/13/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we have a bit more of a casual and rambling conversation than our usual episodes. We discuss creativity and how it’s relevant within the context of radical, liberatory politics. Main discussion: 13:45 Period. End of Sentence · The Dark Side of the Lens

Duration:01:12:30

Episode 8 - White Privilege!

2/12/2019
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we talk about white privilege, and why it’s so important to recognise, acknowledge, and dismantle it. In our ‘The Rad and the Bad’ segment, we talk about vegans supporting the Beauty Pass app, lonely elephants, running, and the new documentary Everything Must Fall. We end the episode with a song by local political hip hop act Soundz of the South. Main discussion: 24:55 Outro song: They Feed On It - Soundz of the South All other recording, music...

Duration:01:32:05

Episode 5 - Smash the Patriarchy: An introduction to Feminism, Rape Culture and Toxic Masculinity

10/11/2018
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we discuss some listener feedback about the last episode and a question about guide dogs. We also chat about the Hambach Forest evictions, the proposed Cresta Shopping Mall aquarium and the World Day for Animals fast. Our main discussion centres around an introduction to feminist concepts, including toxic masculinity and rape culture. Trigger warning: Rape, sexual assault, sexual violence, gender discrimination, racism, domestic violence Topics:...

Duration:01:55:27

Episode 4 - Rage and Recreation Mashup

9/4/2018
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — We’re back! In this episode we catch up after a bit of a break, discuss a listener question about living an ethical life, talk about what we’ve been up to, and discuss some issues surrounding the anti-plastic hype. Trigger warning: Brief conversation about suicide. Topics: Veganism Activism Consumerism Animal Rights Plastic Straws vs fishing nets Ableism Recycling Economic Injustice Song: Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead Support Us:...

Duration:01:18:30

Episode 3 - Burnout and Self-Care

5/28/2018
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we talk about burnout, self-care and working towards sustainable activism. We also discuss two listener comments about Akashinga and the ethics of feeding your companion animals vegan diets. Content warning: In this episode we make mention of a few mental health issues like anxiety, depression, PTSD and STSD, as well as domestic violence. TOPICS: Burnout, Self care, Sustainable activism, Akashinga, Veganism, Animal Rights, Domestic Violence,...

Duration:01:39:54

Episode 2 - Abolition and the Issue with Single Issues

5/1/2018
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we talk about the abolitionist approach to animal rights and liberation, and discuss the problems with single issue activism. White Nonsense Roundup · Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights · Akashinga · Vegan Feminist Network: Single-Issue Campaigns are the White Feminism of Animal Rights · Anonymous for the Voiceless · Sea Shepherd · Earthlings · Land of Hope and Glory · Cowspiracy · Goldfinger - Free Me · Single-Issue Campaigns in Human &...

Duration:01:15:54

Episode 1 - Impostor!

4/7/2018
Let’s Rage Together Podcast — In this episode we discuss impostor syndrome and ramble about other related concepts. Sub Topics and Concepts: Dunning Kruger Effect Ultracrepidarianism The Jonah Complex Curse of Knowledge Capitalism Anthropomorphism Toxic Masculinity Afrin / Rojava Books: The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory - Carol J. Adams Song clip: Paranoid Delusions - Pulling Teeth, Intro and outro music written by us. The Bearded Vegans Podcast · The Fussy...

Duration:01:01:58