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Best Activism Podcasts We Could Find
Best Activism Podcasts We Could Find
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Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.
 
Does climate change freak you out? Want to know what we, collectively, can do about it? Us, too. How to Save a Planet is a podcast that asks the big questions: What do we need to do to solve the climate crisis, and how do we get it done? Join us, journalist Alex Blumberg and scientist and policy nerd Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, as we scour the earth for solutions, talk to people who are making a difference, ask hard questions, crack dumb jokes and — episode by episode — figure out how to bu ...
 
Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her special guests as they discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an Edinburgh Fringe regular, screenwriter and is hugely in demand for her corporate seminars.
 
Face the climate crisis head on, but understand that we have the power to solve this. From former UN Chief Christiana Figueres and the team who brought you the Paris Agreement, this podcast about issues and politics will inform you, inspire you and help you realize that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive.
 
Journalists Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal scour the internet for its craziest, silliest, most sociopathic content, part of an obsessive and ill-conceived attempt to extract kernels of meaning and humanity from a landscape of endless raging dumpster fires. (And sometimes they talk about other stuff, too.) For more content, including premium episodes, check out the Blocked and Reported Patreon page: http://patreon.com/blockedandreported
 
UnF*ck Your Brain is the podcast for high-achieving feminist women who struggle with anxiety, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome. If you know you’ve accomplished a lot professionally but still secretly feel like you’re unqualified….if you want to feel confident but you worry about what everyone else thinks about you...if you want to succeed but fear failure...this podcast is for you. In each episode Master Certified Confidence Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., will teach you how to overcome socia ...
 
How To Citizen with Baratunde reimagines the word “citizen” as a verb and reminds us how to wield our collective power. So many of us want to do more in response to the problems we hear about constantly, but where and how to participate can leave us feeling overwhelmed and helpless. Voting, while critically important, simply isn’t enough. It takes more to make this experiment in self-governance work! Listen in to learn new perspectives and practices from people working to improve society for ...
 
A holistic, irreverent, no-bullshit look at the climate crisis and all the ways we’re talking—and not talking—about it. We take a feminist, race-forward lens to the biggest story of our time. Some people might call it intersectional, we call it honest. Co-hosted by Mary Annaïse Heglar and Amy Westervelt.
 
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers ready to address climate change and make a difference.
 
A social justice podcast combining hard-hitting journalism and interviews with hip-hop music and original lyrics from independent artists. Each episode delves into an important issue with an alternative take to widely accepted narratives, arming listeners with knowledge and insight they won't hear from mainstream media outlets.
 
Hello Somebody! Senator Nina Turner is back with a powerful podcast that brings together some of her most influential and inspirational friends, as well as everyday people doing good work on behalf of social justice and human rights. The show will touch on fierce themes from perseverance to resistance, Nina and her guests will share, ignite and conspire for better.
 
Parts Per Billion is Bloomberg Law's environmental policy podcast. We cover everything from air pollution, to toxic chemicals, to corporate sustainability, and climate change. The reporters from our environment desk offer an inside look at what's happening at Congress, in the courts, and at the federal agencies, and help explain the scientific and policy debates shaping environmental laws and regulations. Host: David Schultz
 
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Brenda Elsey, Amira Rose Davis and Lindsay Gibbs start the show by revealing who they would like to boo. Then, they talk about fan activism, including the recent Manchester United protests at Old Trafford, fan-led petitions pushing the NWSL and who gets included and excluded from fandom. Next, they share a sneak peak of this week's interview -- an …
 
SNT and wellness author/activist Rikimah Glymph discuss Glymph’s new book, Real Talk: A Book of Love Notes for Black and Brown Womxn. They examine what it takes for us to dream big, to combat imposter syndrome, to become civically activated, and of course the spiritual and psychological support we need as women to never give up. LINKS: Learn all ab…
 
Last week, Australian women spoke up after the beauty and wellness retailer Mecca announced Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow as the keynote speaker for their wellness event Mecca Life. Women rightly called out Gwyneth Paltrow’s particular brand of harmful misinformation that targets women. Paltrow profits off of peddling lies about women’s bodies. It’s…
 
On today’s episode, Kimberlé and a group of leading champions for equitable healthcare take us behind the “white coat” of medical racism, and explore its disproportionate impact on Black women and girls. Guests share their own stories being mistreated and ignored as patients, and reflect on the struggles they’ve endured as Black woman doctors worki…
 
On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with journalist and author Shane Burley both about their new book, Why We Fight: Essays on Fascism, Resistance, and Surviving the Apocalypse, as well as on the current crisis playing itself within the Republican party and within ruling class circles in the US in... Read Full Article…
 
What motivates the activists? Grassroots activism can take many forms, from protests to letter-writing to citizen science to community organizing. But these often more local forms of activism can get short shrift compared to the more powerful, national players in climate and environmental movements. Nick Mullins, a former fifth-generation coal mine…
 
A lot more stories, actually. I'm trying to get to grips with the stories that I haven't covered over the last four or five weeks. Links to all the sources, as usual, below. There’s a whole range of issues which I’ve loosely grouped into Energy, Science and Warning Signs, Managing the Message, and Inconsistencies, Greenwash and Counter-Intuitive id…
 
You’re a doctor faced with a dilemma: your patient isn’t responding to treatment. In fact, they’re getting worse. You run through a list of what might be wrong, but nothing seems to fit. And then suddenly -- whatever is wrong appears to be spreading. It’s a race against time, and a medical mystery that only a seasoned disease detective can solve.…
 
The Biden Administration's American Jobs Plan is billed as an "infrastructure" package. But it's also something else: the most ambitious climate plan a U.S. president has ever proposed. So what's in it? And how can we make sure this plan avoids the fate of the last big climate bill (hint: it didn’t go well)? We talk to an architect of the Green New…
 
We're back with another live edition of the show! So much is happening in the Biden era. We didn't want to wait until our second season to unpack all the activity. This week, we feature a conversation with Julian Brave NoiseCat that we recorded at the Crosscut Festival. Julian is a writer, activist, and policy expert with a deep understanding of Wa…
 
Lindsay Gibbs talks with Howard Megdal, Founder and Editor of The Next and The IX Newsletter about all things WNBA. In anticipation of the 2021 WBNA season tipping off Friday May 14, they discuss in-depth each of the 12 WNBA teams' prospective rosters and who they think will be this season's gamechangers. This episode was produced by Tressa Verstee…
 
Originally recorded one year ago, this conversation between Nina Turner and Michael Render (AKA: Killer Mike) reminds us of how far we've come and what's still left to be done! From 420 to compassionate capitalism to Fannie Lou Hamer, these two friends sling a rapid-fire history lesson as today’s social justice battle cry. Produced by Larj Media Fo…
 
Today's guests are Kristen Winzent & Merrill Feather, Co-Founders and Collaborators at The Regenerates. The Regenerates is a brand and marketing consultancy focused 100% on building momentum for climate solutions. Kristen and Merrill met in the MCJ Slack community when they were looking for marketing-focused jobs in the climate space. Realizing the…
 
Whether you call it call-in culture, consequence culture or "cancel culture,” you likely have an opinion about the current online accountability discourse. On this special two-part series, I invited three of my colleagues and advanced certification students - Master Coach Brenda Lomeli, Master Coach Brig Johnson, and Clutch Coach Amber Taylor - to …
 
In 2021 it’s non-negotiable: quality home internet is something we all need. Our entire economy, along with almost all other aspects of our lives, relies on access to the internet. This reality is why many argue that it should be treated as a public good and operated like a public utility instead of run by a handful of corporations that leave many …
 
Are we out of balance? Some thinkers pose that the scales have tipped toward industry, ego, and individuality, and we’re disconnected from the cycles of nature. We’re all Yang and no Yin. And this imbalance is causing climate change. So, what can we do to restore our sense of interconnectedness among all living things? How can tapping into our spir…
 
Time to check back on the fight for a unified Ireland. This episode covers events following the Easter Rising up to the Good Friday agreement. We talk about imperialism and the fracturing of the left, so like, the usual topics. Check us out on social media: Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patr…
 
This week on ATTITUDES!, Bryan celebrates Laurel Hubbard, who is set to become the first out transgender athlete to complete in the Olympics, before covering a story out of Iran involving the murder of a 20-year old gay man at the hands of his brother and cousins. Then, Erin discusses the continuing drop in birth rates in the US for the sixth year …
 
This week, the Nature Agenda. A forest the size of France has regrown since 2000 and The Biden administration introduced its “America the Beautiful” plan. In it, they plan to conserve 30 percent of the nation’s land and water by 2030, calling it the country’s first-ever national conservation goal. Long overdue, but on the table. Speaking of nature,…
 
Public-Private Paradox: America has clearly delineated public and private domains: the public domain is regulated, and the private domain is not. A public-private paradox occurs when a decision made in the private domain creates issues in the public domain. In the case of fracking, choosing to allow drilling in your land is a private decision. That…
 
Bio Sharan Burrow has been the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation since 2010. In her role she represents 200 million workers in 163 countries and territories with 331 national affiliates and is the first woman to have this position. Sharan Burrow has been the person behind some of the biggest union negotiations regardi…
 
In this interview Brenda Elsey is joined by Melissa Ortiz, Olympian, analyst, former professional footballer and member of the Colombian Women's National Team. They discuss the importance of athletes speaking out against recent police violence against protesters in Colombia and the reality of the women's professional league in Colombia, contrary to…
 
Brigid Ó Coileáin and Esperanza Fonseca join Breht to discuss proletarian and Marxist feminism, the history and power dynamics of the sex trade, the rhetoric and ideology of liberal feminism, the role pornography plays in society, the importance of anti-imperialism for women's emancipation, and much, much more! Check out the Probably Cancelled Podc…
 
Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing and the Wall Street Journal reported it is in part due to Bill meeting with convicted child sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein. We should talk about Epstein's ties to tech and it's a great time to be revist the story of Arwa Mboya, a Kenyan virtual reality programer and MIT student who was the first person to call fo…
 
In order to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, we can’t just reduce emissions. We have no choice but to add carbon dioxide removal (CDR) to the mix to keep global temperature rise under 2°C. So, what CO2 removal processes are in development? And what are governments and nonprofits doing to advocate for and fund carbon removal? Dr. Jan Mazurek s…
 
DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam cover the underreported news of the week, including inmates released during COVID-19, Deana Lawson, Dollar General, and a sewage crisis. DeRay interviews Desmond Meade about voting rights in Florida and Channel Powe about education reform. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople DeRay…
 
A new study out from Harvard University explores the health impacts of transitioning from coal to other combustible fuels. The findings are important for climate policy, particularly the fact that biomass is a huge contributor to air pollution despite representing only a small percentage of energy generation and that natural gas still contributes s…
 
Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono is a trailblazer, feminist and a political force to be reckoned with. Cristen and Caroline talk to the Senator about sexism, AAPI stereotyping, calling bullsh*t and her new memoir, Heart of Fire: An Immigrant Daughter’s Story. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, …
 
The News Beat podcast presents “This Week In Social Justice,” streaming live Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET. on Facebook, YouTube and Twitch. This episode's topics: The May 13, 1985 bombing of MOVE activists in Philly & the illegal theft & use of bones & human remains from African Americans, the poor, the enslaved, Indigenous Peoples & even little childre…
 
The Guilty FeministPresented by Deborah Frances-White and Jessica Fostekew Episode 253: Wellness Revisitedwith special guests Jonelle Lewis, Dr Stacie CC Graham, Mia Togo, Aisha Nash and music from Amrit Kaur Recorded 13 April March 2021 via Zoom. Released 10 May 2021. The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. More about…
 
On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with Andrea about the unfolding demonstrations and protests in Elizabeth City in North Carolina, following the police killing of Andrew Brown, Jr, on April 21st. Day 12 of protests for #AndrewBrown in #ElizabethCity starts at the waterfront pic.twitter.com/qgrhpDvmCW — 🚩🐶Andrea Of The Anti-Fa…
 
Jesse has a new best friend and wants to shout his name to the rooftops. Also, Jesse is not-mad-per-se-but-rather-disappointed at Chase Strangio and would like to talk to him on the pod. Then, the thick-cut tender medium-rare meat of the show: At the University of Washington, a controversy over racism. And at Basecamp, a… controversy over racism. N…
 
Today's guest is Bruce Friedrich, Founder & Executive Director of The Good Food Institute. The Good Food Institute is an international non-profit that promotes plant-based meat, dairy, and eggs as well as cultivated meat as alternatives to conventional animal products. GFI was founded to answer a fundamental question: how to feed almost 10 billion …
 
It’s possible to get more done in less time, with zero stress - even in a pandemic. Listen in for all the details about a FREE webinar I’m teaching on May 20 that will help you get organized, stay on track, and learn how to keep your commitments to yourself…all while working less than you are now. Press play for details, and then text your email ad…
 
Hey what's up hello! This week we're playing the asexual/aromantic version of the class classic game "fuck, marry, kill" - stuck in elevator, QPR, kill. Listen along for a chaotic ride. Episdoe Transcript: www.soundsfakepod.com/transcripts/fuck-marry-kill Donate to the podcast: patreon.com/soundsfakepod Twitter/Instagram: @soundsfakepod Newsletter:…
 
Striker talks to Zoltanous about the upcoming release from Imperium Press, The Philosophy of Marx by Giovanni Gentile, a critique of Marx from the philosopher of Fascism Imperium Press: https://www.imperiumpress.org/ National Justice: https://national-justice.com/ Cultured Grugs: https://www.antelopehillpublishing.com/product-page/cultured-grugs-di…
 
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