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A current events podcast hosted by comedians, Susanna Wolff and Siobhan Thompson, and designed for listeners who may have missed a few news stories along the way. It's not too late to find out what the hell is going on.

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A current events podcast hosted by comedians, Susanna Wolff and Siobhan Thompson, and designed for listeners who may have missed a few news stories along the way. It's not too late to find out what the hell is going on.

    WDIM 10: Protecting Standing Rock with Guest Eryn Wise

    WDIM 10: Protecting Standing Rock with Guest Eryn Wise

    In this episode, we talk to Standing Rock water protector, Eryn Wise, about the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline and what the future of the pipeline, tribal lands, the environment, and everything else important might look like in Trump's America.

    There are constructive things that can be done. Here is even more information and some charities you should consider donating to:

    http://sacredstonecamp.org/
    http://www.ocetisakowincamp.org/
    http://www.unicornriot.ninja/

    • 45 min
    WDIM 9: Syrian Refugees And What Lies Ahead with Guest Dr. Dalia Malek

    WDIM 9: Syrian Refugees And What Lies Ahead with Guest Dr. Dalia Malek

    In this episode, Dr. Dalia Malek joins us from the UN Refugee Agency in Cairo to discuss the process of resettling Syrian refugees and her best guess at what the hell Trump means by "extreme vetting."

    Find out more by visiting the following UNHCR websites:
    http://data.unhcr.org/syrianrefugees/regional.php
    http://www.unhcr.org/en-us/syria-emergency.html

    Donate if you can to UNHCR:
    https://donate.unrefugees.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1873&ea.campaign.id=49955&ea.tracking.id=D15XLX161XXS

    And you can follow Dalia on Twitter (she's a Dr AND a comedian!) @DALIAMALEK

    • 32 min
    WDIM 8: Rich Politicians and How You Can Run For Public Office with Guest Dr. Nick Carnes

    WDIM 8: Rich Politicians and How You Can Run For Public Office with Guest Dr. Nick Carnes

    In this episode, we're joined by Nicholas Carnes, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, to talk about why all politicians are so filthy rich, and where we should look to find our future presidents.

    If the 2016 Election results bummed you out, there are ways to take action. Call you local representatives and demand that they stand up for what best serves you and your community. Donate to hardworking organizations that advocate for the issues and policies you want to see upheld or changed. And if you're in it for the long-haul, per Nick's encouragement, run for public office....game changer, right?

    • 38 min
    WDIM 7: The Election Results And New Realities

    WDIM 7: The Election Results And New Realities

    In this post-election episode of doom, we try to figure out what Trump will, and actually CAN do, as president. May the glacial pace of bureaucracy save us all!

    • 43 min
    WDIM 6: Yahoo Answers - Election Edition

    WDIM 6: Yahoo Answers - Election Edition

    In this episode, we answer all the final, burning election questions that the clueless people of Yahoo Answers had to ask. Please get out and vote, folks.

    • 45 min
    WDIM 5: The Election Echo Chamber (Feat. Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld

    WDIM 5: The Election Echo Chamber (Feat. Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld

    In this episode, we're joined by Jake Hurwitz & Amir Blumenfeld to talk about how we talk about this election, and all the ways Donald Trump has made us dumber.

    • 42 min

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