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Weekly podcast of the Fallon Forum with Ed Fallon: A progressive voice from the Heartland

    January 11: Dialogue with Trump Voters

    January 11: Dialogue with Trump Voters

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:44) Steve Hickenbottom: Organic farmer and Trump voter;
    (18:16) Dairy farmers large and small under attack, with Francis Thicke;
    (30:35) Chaos at the US Capitol, with Dr. Charles Goldman;
    (45:50) Analyzing the vaccine roll-out, with Dr. Charles Goldman;
    (55:44) InterReflections falls short on ag history, with Kathy Byrnes.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    January 4: Kim Houlding: Trump voter and veterinarian

    January 4: Kim Houlding: Trump voter and veterinarian

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:35) Climate Update: Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim reflects on New Mexicans’ hospitality;
    (15:56) Kim Houlding: Trump voter and veterinarian;
    (31:11) Questions about the coronavirus vaccine, with Dr. MarkAlain Dery;
    (45:19) Attorney makes bizarre claim that climate change actually helps Idaho;
    (52:52) National Screen-Free Week -- Why wait until May?, with Kathy Byrnes, Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    December 28: Climate marcher walks coast-to-coast through the winter

    December 28: Climate marcher walks coast-to-coast through the winter

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:45) Climate Update: Walking across the country for climate action, with Hannah Bacon;
    (13:45) Why Democrats have lost rural America and working-class voters, with Charles Goldman;
    (27:01) Gov. Reynolds dutifully follows Trump down the rabbit hole, with Charles Goldman;
    (40:51) Anti-meat crusade now an anti-local crusade;
    (53:18) New Year’s resolution: Waste less, want less, with Kathy Byrnes, Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    December 21: Building bridges in America's Heartland

    December 21: Building bridges in America's Heartland

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (02:08) Climate Update: US to host 2021 climate summit;
    (12:46) How Democrats could win, if they were smart, with rural organizer Brad Wilson;
    (26:08) Labor unions file complaint against Iowa OSHA over COVID-19, with Charlie Wishman, president Iowa Federation of Labor;
    (38:54) Civil rights in the Heartland, with Joshua Barr, Director of the Des Moines Civil & Human Rights Commission;
    (52:35) The wonderful world of turnips, with Kathy Byrnes, Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    December 14: All eyes on Georgia Senate election

    December 14: All eyes on Georgia Senate election

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (02:02) Climate Update: Victory in the Arctic;
    (13:56) Georgia Senate election, with State Senator-elect Kim Jackson;
    (26:57) DNC bears brunt of blame for Iowa Caucus debacle, with Charles Goldman;
    (39:40) Renewable energy not all roses, with Charles Goldman;
    (51:51) Get ready to start seeds, with Kathy Byrnes, Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    December 7: Coral reefs in deep trouble

    December 7: Coral reefs in deep trouble

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:50) Climate Update: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on life support, with Steve Kitchen of STC Dive Center in Des Moines;
    (15:05) Blowing up the desert … and democracy;
    (28:10) The limits of presidential power, with Jeffrey Weiss;
    (43:03) What makes the Republican Party unique in the world, with Jeffrey Weiss;
    (55:12) Eating local in the Yukon, with Kathy Byrnes, Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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