24 episodes

Exploring the progressive arts, culture, and politics of America's rural communities.

Flyover Folk Podcast Matthew Hildreth

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Exploring the progressive arts, culture, and politics of America's rural communities.

    Flyover Folk Episode 24: Political Satire Comedy in the Midwest with Brent Terhune

    Flyover Folk Episode 24: Political Satire Comedy in the Midwest with Brent Terhune

    Politics today are vicious and nowhere is that more true than on social media. Four years into the Trump presidency and we've all experienced online bullying and online trolling in our own personal lives. Today's guest is Brent Turhune. Brent is...

    • 33 min
    Flyover Folk Episode 23: Fighting for Family Farms With Bryce Oates

    Flyover Folk Episode 23: Fighting for Family Farms With Bryce Oates

    Today we're talking with Bryce Oates, a rural and agriculture policy writer for outlets like Daily Yonder, Civil Eats, HuffPost, and Outdoor Magazine. We talk about the history of family farm advocacy and how public policy impacts those working to put...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Flyover Folk Episode 22: Social Distancing with Joe Troop of Che Apalache

    Flyover Folk Episode 22: Social Distancing with Joe Troop of Che Apalache

    On today's episode, we talk with Joe Troop of Che Apalache, a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico and the United States. We talk about bluegrass music, their recent Grammy nomination, and life during...

    • 56 min
    Flyover Folk Episode 21: Rural Civic Engagement With Leah Hackleman-Good and Jim Kennedy

    Flyover Folk Episode 21: Rural Civic Engagement With Leah Hackleman-Good and Jim Kennedy

    Building civic organizations focused on promoting public policies that work for rural communities.

    • 25 min
    Flyover Folk Episode 20: Understanding Populism with Dr. Benjamin McKean

    Flyover Folk Episode 20: Understanding Populism with Dr. Benjamin McKean

    Benjamin McKean is a political theorist whose research concerns global justice, populism, and the relationship between theory and practice. His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, Political Theory, and the Journal of...

    • 42 min
    Flyover Folk Episode 19: Progressive Rural Organizing with Stephen Smith

    Flyover Folk Episode 19: Progressive Rural Organizing with Stephen Smith

    On this episode, we talk with Stephen Smith of WV Can't Wait.

    • 45 min

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