8 episodes

Where we explore how people are reshaping small town America and how writing it off as Trump country hurts us all.
Hosted by George Goehl, To See Each Other complicates the narrative about rural Americans in our most misunderstood, and often abandoned, communities. George travels to Michigan, Iowa, New Jersey, North Carolina and Indiana to reveal how small town folks are working together in fights for everything from clean water and racial justice to immigration rights and climate change. Our belief: That when we see each other, we’ll understand that we can never give up on each other.

To See Each Other People's Action

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 99 Ratings

Where we explore how people are reshaping small town America and how writing it off as Trump country hurts us all.
Hosted by George Goehl, To See Each Other complicates the narrative about rural Americans in our most misunderstood, and often abandoned, communities. George travels to Michigan, Iowa, New Jersey, North Carolina and Indiana to reveal how small town folks are working together in fights for everything from clean water and racial justice to immigration rights and climate change. Our belief: That when we see each other, we’ll understand that we can never give up on each other.

    Complicating the Narrative - Introduction

    Complicating the Narrative - Introduction

    The truth is complicated — come suspend your judgment for a minute.

    • 7 min
    Learning How to Listen - Michigan

    Learning How to Listen - Michigan

    In Michigan, we're diving into how we, as a society, often listen not to learn, but to confirm. Now's our chance to listen.

    • 28 min
    Raising Hell for Clean Water - Iowa

    Raising Hell for Clean Water - Iowa

    In Iowa, the folks who have to drink from the well are fighting the people who are poisoning it.

    • 30 min
    Refusing to be Washed Away - New Jersey

    Refusing to be Washed Away - New Jersey

    How do we cope with the storm after storm?

    • 31 min
    FIghting White Nationalism - North Carolina

    FIghting White Nationalism - North Carolina

    In North Carolina, a place once called Klansville, USA is now home to a multiracial alliance of people fighting against white supremacy and for a more just future.

    • 26 min
    Seeing Each Other - Indiana

    Seeing Each Other - Indiana

    In Indiana, we're changing the world while we hold it together with duct tape and string.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
99 Ratings

99 Ratings

austinschool ,

Hearts and minds

After growing up in (and writing off) rural Arkansas, this podcast has been convicting. It’s amazing what you can learn by listening and how hearts and minds can be changed by it. Theirs and ours.

Smilie face # ,

Quick to listen slow to speak

As a black educator who grew up and taught in the small towns of coal county, people feel seen when you listen to them. Great podcast.

SGehl ,

Timely & Authentic

It gives me hope that organizers are engaging rural America, we can’t afford to give up on each other. This podcast shows us new ideas and creative solutions that involve building coalitions by actually listening and respecting each other.

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