200 A Very Random Episode

An episode so random, we didn’t even know it was our 200th! So, whoo for us. We talk about the Trump administration, voting, and then some things that came up in the VWPA Society – namely, guidelines for talking about autism, calling cow’s milk a “secretion,” and lab-grown meat and obligatory carnivore companion animals.

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199 Movie Analysis of Ferdinand: Toxic Masculinity is a Load of BULL! (hehe, get it?!)

This week we talk about Ferdinand, the adorable animated film by Blue Sky Studios that is based on the children’s book The Story of Ferdinand. […]

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197 Activism Series: Episode 4 – Welfarism & Working Within the System vs Without

We finish off Olivia’s questions with a chat about the value of a welfarist approach, and whether we should work within the system or try to make change from the outside. […]

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196 Activism Series: Episode 3 – Pleasure Activism & Answering the Question, “Is Short-Term ‘Harm’ Justified for Long-Term Gains?”

Our series continues this week with an analysis of the true spirit of “pleasure activism,” and whether tactics that might create short-term harm are ever justified if they result in long-term good. […]

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195 Activism Series: Episode 2 – Is Radical Change Possible? (Answering Listener Questions)

We’re back with part 2 of our Activism Series, tackling the first of a few questions submitted by a thought-provoking listener (thanks Olivia!). This week, we discuss if radical change is possible or if we, as activists, should plan on NOT seeing radical change in our lives and keep our day jobs. Do we invest in the radical, or stick to a more certain path? Tune in to find out!

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194 Activism Series: Episode 1 – Laying the Groundwork (Defining Activism)

We are THRILLED to kick off an activism-themed series for the fall! Turns out, we have a LOT to say on the topic (shocking, we know). Today is episode one of the series, where we lay the groundwork for rest of the series by digging into our philosophies around activism, resistance, decolonizing, The Matrix, and more!

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#193 Badges Not Welcome Here: On Refusing Service to Law Enforcement, “Blue Lives,” Resistance, Self-Care, and Punching Up

This week we talk about Rocky Coronado’s refusal to serve law enforcement from her food truck in Detroit, and thoughts it raised for us around authority, compliance, cops’ right to kill when feeling threatened, and much more.

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192 All News: Nike’s Kaepernick Ad Campaign, The Kavanaugh Hearings, and The White House “Insider”

Today we’re doing a news-only episode, talking about our thoughts and feelings around the recent Nike campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings, and the anonymous White House “insider” who posted an opinion piece in the New York Times last week.

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