25 episodes

Artisanal conversations about Pennsylvania politics, culture, and movements with a sense of place and humor. Co-Produced by Taylor Lightman and Jordi Comas

Barnstorming PA Taylor Lightman and Jordi Comas

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    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

Artisanal conversations about Pennsylvania politics, culture, and movements with a sense of place and humor. Co-Produced by Taylor Lightman and Jordi Comas

    J6 2022: F%&! White Supremacy Revisited Becomes a Rallying Call For Now(s4e13)

    J6 2022: F%&! White Supremacy Revisited Becomes a Rallying Call For Now(s4e13)

    Jordi and Taylor are joined by Jenna Henry from Better PA and Dwayne Heisler from SEIU to do a J6 retrospective. They begin by talking about how their feelings today are different than their immediate feelings after J6. This launches them into a longer free flowing conversation about how the insurrection happened, what are the...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    A Sociology of Fracking in Pennsylvania with Colin Jerolmack (s4e12)

    A Sociology of Fracking in Pennsylvania with Colin Jerolmack (s4e12)

    On this episode, Jordi and Taylor interview Colin Jerolmack, author of ‘Up To Heaven And Down To Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community In An American Town’. This book examines the sociology of fracking in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, artfully telling this story through a mix of personal biographies and social theory. Jordi and Taylor begin by asking...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Straight Ahead- Prison Reform Badly Needed in PA- Interview With David Garlock and Tyree Little (s4e11)

    Straight Ahead- Prison Reform Badly Needed in PA- Interview With David Garlock and Tyree Little (s4e11)

    Ahead of a public forum in Williamsport on Saturday, Nov 3 at 1 in Brandon Park, Jordi was honored to have David Garlock (https://twitter.com/DavidLeegarlock) and Tyree Little of the newly formed Straight Ahead organization in PA (https://twitter.com/TowardAbolition). Thanks to Jennifer Black for helping to produce this episode. David and Tyree share their stories of being...

    • 56 min
    Election 2021 Hot-ish Takes- The Smorgasbord Edition (s4e9)

    Election 2021 Hot-ish Takes- The Smorgasbord Edition (s4e9)

    We pulled together smart people from all over PA to cover local races we each had an eye on as well as the results from the PA-wide judicial elections. We, too, fell into the trap of not waiting for all the votes to be counted. Since this was recorded, Judge Lori Dumas has pulled ahead...

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Build Back Better Framework is Good News- with panel of Healthcare Workers (s4e8)

    Build Back Better Framework is Good News- with panel of Healthcare Workers (s4e8)

    Biden released on Oct 27 his framework for the Build Back Better reconciliation bill (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/10/28/build-back-better-framework/). Along with the already-passed physical infrastructure bill, these two are the centerpiece of the very agenda Biden and Democrats ran and won on at the national level. With Dwayne Heisler (SEIU Healthcare PA https://twitter.com/dwayneheisler ) and Jeff Garis (The 99%...

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Dan Greak for Union Township Supervisor (s4e6)

    Dan Greak for Union Township Supervisor (s4e6)

    Election day is just around the corner and today we release an interview with Dan Greak who is running for Union Township Supervisor in Union County! Dan has lived in the area for most of his life working as a contractor and teaching Tae Kwon Do first in East Lewisburg and now in Winfield. If...

    • 30 min

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