Jessica Veldstra and Denise Thompson discuss Jeff Sessions use of Romans 13:1-2 to justify the policy of separating migrant families at the border and the abominations that it has been used to justify throughout history. They give a shout out to Together Rising, a non profit who help supply representation to children in immigration courts.
Denise Thompson and Jessica Veldstra fume about the existence and quality of Christian Pop Culture. They also chat about To-Go Ware, sustainable, reusable bamboo cutlery that helps prevent one use plastic from ending up in the ocean.
Denise Thompson and Jessica Veldstra discuss stuff that Christian's say that that is particularly unhelpful and the reasons why we should stop saying them. They also review Pela, the new compostable phone case.
Jessica Veldstra and Denise Thompson delve into the world of true crime and the ethical issues around using genealogical DNA to find the Golden State Killer. They also discuss sevenly.org, a great company that makes generosity their priority.
Jessica Veldstra and Denise Thompson discuss the Purity Culture of the late 90's and 00's and how it is still affecting people today. They also give a shout out to two other female podcasters who have their own online shop, Marriage Supply.
Jessica Veldstra and Denise Thompson discuss ethical pet ownership and how they obtained each of their pets. They are also super excited about their ethical company for the week: Dog Crazy Designs, inventor of the Sugatti!
Denise Thompson and Jessica Veldstra discuss their current church attendance, what influenced their choices, and they hit on all three topics that they aren't going to discuss! They also feature Square Bars, a delicious ethical snack you can pick up at a gas station.
Jessica Veldstra and Denise Thompson discuss swearing, the different types, and whether or not any swearing can be ethical. Their husbands Michael and Patrick make an appearance and give their differing opinions. Badger Balm is highlighted as the ethical company of the week.
Jessica Veldstra and Denise Thompson discuss Amazon.com and all of it's ethical failings. The quandary comes into play with whether they should remain friends with people who are educated about the harm Amazon does to the local community, yet still enthusiastically support the company. Denise and Jessica also extol the virtues of the very local business, the Veggie Bus.