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Iowa-based news, politics, and culture podcast. Founded in August 2019 by Justin, Natalie, Evan, and Chuck. Stella joined later.

Rock Hard Caucus Rock Hard Caucus

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Iowa-based news, politics, and culture podcast. Founded in August 2019 by Justin, Natalie, Evan, and Chuck. Stella joined later.

    74 - A Nice Podcast for Nice People (11/25/2021)

    74 - A Nice Podcast for Nice People (11/25/2021)

    This may be your first episode, and if so, you're in luck. We discuss the end of the UAW strike, banning books in schools, and protesting the former vice president. Without raising our voices or saying a mean word!

    Support the show and get extra episodes at https://patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    Find the rest of our stuff at https://rockhardcauc.us

    • 1 hr 9 min
    TEASER - Speed Freak Read/Speak #6: Italian Knuckles (audio - 11/24/2021)

    TEASER - Speed Freak Read/Speak #6: Italian Knuckles (audio - 11/24/2021)

    Justin and Toni discuss medical insurance for dinosaurs.

    VIDEO of this teaser is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFcrjvXyAAE

    Watch the full VIDEO episode here for $5: https://www.patreon.com/posts/59075077

    Listen to the full AUDIO episode here for $1: https://www.patreon.com/posts/59075076

    Our website is https://rockhardcauc.us

    • 4 min
    73 - Benevolent Whatever with Indira Sheumaker (11/9/2021)

    73 - Benevolent Whatever with Indira Sheumaker (11/9/2021)

    Fresh off her win in the Des Moines City Council race last week, we got to speak with Indira Sheumaker for a full hour! We are the only media outlet that will let her truly speak freely!

    Help build the people's council: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/indira

    Join Central Iowa DSA on the UAW picket lines this Thurdsay: https://actionnetwork.org/events/central-iowa-dsa-picket-day

    Get more episodes of our show by subscribing here: https://patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    Find all our other junk at https://rockhardcauc.us

    • 1 hr 9 min
    72 - Some Different Facts (11/6/2021)

    72 - Some Different Facts (11/6/2021)

    Justin and Stella attended a Mike Pence speaking engagement hosted by the University of Iowa's Young Americans for Freedom chapter. As always, listen to us to get the REAL scoop.

    If you like the show, you can give us $1 a month for extra episodes: https://patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    You can find everything we do at https://rockhardcauc.us

    • 1 hr 11 min
    TEASER - TFM XV: Selling Children with Anastasia (11/5/2021)

    TEASER - TFM XV: Selling Children with Anastasia (11/5/2021)

    Natalie, Stella, and Anastasia discuss tiktok.

    Listen to the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/58233640

    Our website is https://rockhardcauc.us

    • 1 min
    71 - Cautiously Pessimistic with Chris Laursen (10/31/2021)

    71 - Cautiously Pessimistic with Chris Laursen (10/31/2021)

    We talked with Chris Laursen, member of UAW Local 74 in Ottumwa, about the ongoing Deere strike. After that, we read a really wonderful article from Iowa State's student newspaper.

    Here's a helpful document from IC Mutual Aid about supporting strikers all around the state: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10_3ATyiBqX4RwOXfpa92iEfKgb803o919nd0XqCVa68

    We released two Halloween episodes this year at https://patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    As always, our website is https://rockhardcauc.us

    • 1 hr 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Iowa Must Listen

If you live in Iowa you should listen to this. It is funny and good politcal analysis. If you're not in Iowa it can be entertaining to hear about our hot mess lives.

natalieannewarbasse ,

Funny and enlightening

Funny as hell and genuinely good political analysis in there too.

A very tall man. ,

Solid podcast

Hilarious and on point. Great quality and knowledgeable hosts.

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