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When you care about "the people," but don't want to deal with any actual people. Liberal political commentary from an absurd, introverted nerd.

When you care about "the people," but don't want to deal with any actual people. Liberal political commentary from an absurd, introverted nerd.
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When you care about "the people," but don't want to deal with any actual people. Liberal political commentary from an absurd, introverted nerd.

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English


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A Significant Bummer To Ring In The New Year

12/30/2018
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If you can't embarrass yourself in the service of a friend, then what good are you really? Even if that friend is covered in fur and purrs when you pet her. This is a short update on what's been going on with me, and where the pods are headed in 2019. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:08:48

It's A Sunday Podcast Now

12/16/2018
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This week I talk about Trump being named Individual 1 in the Mueller investigation, the human cost of hate, immigration, violence against trans women of color, and the continued efforts of the GOP to undermine the will of the people in states like Michigan, and in overwhelmingly popular policies, like the ACA. Trigger warning, this episode includes some difficult topics, including covering some upsetting news items that deal with children, and also violence against the transgender...

Duration:01:10:38

GOP Power Grab

12/6/2018
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A special no-frills edition of our action section, Pretend You're Not Home, and Get To Work. Michigan, you have to call your governor today. Contact Information for Governor Rick Snyder: Governor Rick Snyder P.O. Box 30013 Lansing, Michigan 48909 1-517-373-3400 Thank you to LOLGOP and Eclectablog for providing a great resource for action. Be sure to follow their podcast, The GOTMFV Show, and you can follow LOLGOP on Twitter @LOLGOP and Eclectablog @eclectablog Articles for...

Duration:00:03:41

It's a Dry News Digest With Some Dry Humor

12/3/2018
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An audio essay about the news, politics, and activism, fully riddled with f-bombs, dry humor, and absurdity - from my brain to yours, with love. Topics - Betsy DeVos, again, the fact that the United States government launched tear gas at defenseless children across the border into Mexico, the latest indictments in the Mueller investigation, sexual assault at ICE detention centers, continued threats to trans rights, and that’s not even a full list. Trigger warning - This episode deals with...

Duration:00:58:12

Don't Cross The Streams - The Introverted Activist Gets Its Own Feed

11/18/2018
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A little context on the immigrant caravan, codifying LGBTQ rights into law, white women being "the foot soldiers of the patriarchy," and the probable formation of an ulcer named Betsy. Follow on Twitter @introvertivist, Instagram @theintrovertedactivistpodcast, and at the website: https://www.theintrovertedactivist.com All opinions expressed in The Introverted Activist are those of the host and no other entity. Resources CenterLink LGBT Community Center Member Directory - Where you can...

Duration:00:48:56

An Unvarnished Underestimated: The Midterms, The Issues, & Anger

11/13/2018
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She's late, she's emotional, she's pissed and informative, but she's here, it's a Midterm Election Special of The Introverted Activist! Articles referenced in the episode are in the show notes on www.underestimatedpodcast.com - issues covered include: civil rights, LGBTQIA rights, healthcare, women's rights, climate change, immigration, net neutrality, and "entitlements." The Introverted Activist is a shorter mini-episode series that will be published in the off weeks from the full...

Duration:01:36:55

Hoping That Hope Is Not Dead: Voter Suppression, Inspiring Candidates, & Prepping For The Polls

11/13/2018
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In this week's rushed installment, we talk voter suppression, exciting progressive candidates, and prep you for heading to the polls November 6th. The Introverted Activist is a shorter mini-episode series that will be published in the off weeks from the full episodes of Underestimated. This series will focus on the intersection of introversion and activism, and provide resources for how to be a louder part of the movement, even if that isn’t in your comfort zone. Please visit...

Duration:00:37:19

The Midterms Are Coming

11/13/2018
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The Introverted Activist is a shorter mini-episode series that will be published in the off weeks from the full episodes of Underestimated. This series will focus on the intersection of introversion and activism, and provide resources for how to be a louder part of the movement, even if that isn’t in your comfort zone. Please visit www.underestimatedpodcast.com for The Introverted Activist Blog and all things underestimated. You can follow the show on Twitter @underestipod. All opinions...

Duration:00:22:09