Episodes
Topics Discussed American Regions with Colin WoodardCongressional RedistrictingOutside of Politics: Beth’s Covid Recommendations Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 01/19/22
Published 01/19/22
We're breaking down what you need to know about the history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and how it became a holiday in the first place. Spoiler: it wasn't an easy road. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday is January 15th but the holiday is marked on the third Monday of every month.The effort to make his birthday a national holiday took over three decades and an enormous amount of effort.Stevie Wonder's Happy Birthday is about Martin Luther King, Jr!The law passed in 1983 and signed by...
Published 01/14/22
Topics Discussed Our News RecommendationsLiving in Transformative TimesOutside of Politics: Updating Space Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 01/11/22
We’re discussing the one-year anniversary of the January 6 insurrection and siege on the Capitol. We reflect on what that day meant, the people who were involved, and what has happened since. We also talk again with Olivia Beavers of Politico, who was reporting from inside the Capitol that day. Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 01/06/22
Topics Discussed Louisville, Colorado FireMayfield, Kentucky UpdateCovid-19 Omicron UpdateOutside of Politics: Holiday Activities Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 01/04/22
Topics Discussed What to Expect from Pantsuit Politics in 2022Sarah and Beth’s Political Resolutions for the New YearOutside of Politics: Our Words of the Year Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 12/31/21
Topics Discussed How do you wrap up your year?Setting goals, resolutions, and intentions for the New Year Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 12/28/21
Topics Discussed: Beth’s Favorite A Block: Corporations and Political SpeechSarah’s Favorite B Block: Masks, Abortion and Bodily AutonomyMaggie and Alise’s Favorite Conversation Outside of Politics: Olivia Rodrigo’s Album Sour Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 12/24/21
Topics Discussed How’d that hold up? Reflecting On Our 2021 Political ResolutionsWhat our 2021 Resolutions give us to think about in 2022 Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 12/21/21
Topics Discussed Western Kentucky Update The Legislative Branch: Debt Ceiling Crisis AvertedJanuary 6 Investigative CommissionJoe ManchinThe Executive Branch: Our Approach to Covid The Judicial Branch: Texas’s Abortion Law & California’s Gun Law Outside of Politics: Lightning Round Elon Musk, Person of the YearThe Duggar TrialSuccessionBen Affleck Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and...
Published 12/17/21
Topics Discussed Our Personal Experiences with the TornadoesAssessing the Damage of Natural DisasterOutside of Politics: Living in a Split Screen Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 12/14/21
Topics Discussed One Year with a Covid-19 VaccineThe Global Refugee Crisis (with Denise Bell)Outside of Politics: End of the Year Giving Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 12/10/21
In honor of Veterans Day, we’re breaking down what you need to know about the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States and the most powerful financial institution in the world. The Federal Reserve is the result of compromise. The Federal Reserve is the US government’s bank. The Federal Reserve is also the banks’ bank. The Federal Reserve has our best tools to confront inflation. Please visit our website for full show notes and episode...
Published 12/07/21
Topics Discussed SCOTUS Takes On AbortionCelebrity Book ClubOutside of Politics: Teacher Gifts Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 12/03/21
Topics Discussed Omicron Covid-19 StrainExploring Status with David FrenchOutside of Politics: TikTok Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/30/21
In a continuation of our conversation from Tuesday's episode, we are exploring the history of the anti-vax movement and the places where it has connections to QAnon and the wellness industry. Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/26/21
Topics Discussed Sarah and Beth’s Personal Journey with Wellness CultureHow did we get here? The history of "Wellness Culture" in the US and its social, religious, racial and class significanceOutside of Politics: Sad Girl Autumn - Red (Taylor’s Version) and 30 Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/23/21
Topics Discussed Book Banning in SchoolsVaccinating Children (with Dr. Amanda Dropic)Outside of Politics: The Eternals and Dune Holiday Huddle Tickets Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/19/21
Topics Discussed The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (with Adie Tomer)Outside of Politics: Sports & The University of Alabama Holiday Huddle Tickets Please visit our website for full show notes and episode resources. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/16/21
We share some things you need to know about the Department of Veterans Affairs.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/12/21
We discuss a recent string of good news and why some of it is hard to process.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/09/21
We discuss the election results and explore the campaign to #LockTheClock.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/05/21
We think about healthy midterm election behavior and talk to Gretchen Carlson about changing the workplace.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/02/21
We're discussing political and cultural things that haunt us and sharing some VERY big announcements.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/29/21