Inside 254 Holiday Fundraiser: Donate and Get Our Hot-Off-The-Press Journal for All of Your Resistance Thoughts!

November 1, 2017

Dearest listeners, please help us be sustainable! Our current holiday fundraiser will help us pay our podcast hosting fees for the year.

Make a one-time donation of $25 or become a patron at the $8/month level and get our brand new, hot off the presses, writing journal for all of your resistance thoughts as we head into 2018. You will also receive two large logo stickers, a shout-out on our Facebook page AND the podcast, and our sincere gratitude.

Donation options include:

Sending Amanda or Colleen a direct donation of $25 via Facebook Messenger (to avoid transaction fees)

OR

Submitting a one-time donation of $25 to our GoFundMe page (has transaction fees)

OR

clicking our Podbean Patron page and signing up at the $8/month level (no transaction fees AND the additional benefit of EARLY ACCESS to EVERY episode and Expert Extra!)

Thank you, community, for helping us be sustainable for the long-term!

- Amanda & Colleen

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Join Inside 254 for a showing of Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, and support local arts at The Arts Unite Against Climate Change

October 30, 2017

Join us for two special local events! On Nov. 9, attend a free evening of short play readins, poetry, music, and information from local organizations that tackle environmental issues at Eckhaus in Kutztown, PA. See their event page for more info. And on Nov. 14, join Amanda for a showing and discussion of Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. RSVP today at our event page.

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Ep 23 The Death of Compassion and Introducing a New Segment: Fierce Woman Warrior

October 27, 2017

In Episode 23, we share a specific recent incident that led us to today's topic: the death of compassion in our social and economic structures. We also talk about how our community of individuals acted compassionately, and we ask how much we can bear when structural solutions either fail or are rejected. In the Trumpster Fire, we criticize Trump's handling of Puerto Rico, specifically, his insult to the San Juan mayor, his paper towel toss, and his paternalistic comment about the disaster relief budget. Our newest segment, Fierce Woman Warrior, begins TODAY, which is a brief profile on an amazing woman who is actively working to change her community. Our first Fierce Woman Warrior is Pema Chodron. Our Media Minute encourages you to read Kristin Neff's book, Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself  and Michael Stone's Yoga for a World Out of Balance, and our Activist Action asks you to consider lending money to a woman in another country via Kiva Loans. Empower yourself by joining our community and feel less alone in this topsy-turvy time. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight (we are also on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Google Play Music). We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra AS SOON AS WE POST THEM, along with all the other swag and love!)

Or consider showing your support of our labor of love by purchasing some Inside 254 swag at our online shop. Want to help us out with expenses, but don't want the monthly patron option and don't need any material stuff? You can make a one-time donation at our GoFundMe page. Thanks so much, community!

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New Outro Outtake: Not Explaining Facebook Algorithms

October 23, 2017

Enjoy this outtake from our recording of a new outro as we realize the futility of explaining Facebook algorithms.

Empower yourself by joining our community and feel less alone in this topsy-turvy time. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight (we are also on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Google Play Music). We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra AS SOON AS WE POST THEM, along with all the other swag and love!)

Or consider showing your support of our labor of love by purchasing some Inside 254 swag at our online shop. Want to help us out with expenses, but don't want the monthly patron option and don't need any material stuff? You can make a one-time donation at our GoFundMe page. Thanks so much, community!

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Outro Outtake: Podcast Gobbledygook

October 18, 2017

Enjoy this outtake from our recording of a new outro...the title says it all.

Empower yourself by joining our community and feel less alone in this topsy-turvy time. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight (we are also on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Google Play Music). We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra AS SOON AS WE POST THEM, along with all the other swag and love!)

Or consider showing your support of our labor of love by purchasing some Inside 254 swag at our online shop. Want to help us out with expenses, but don't want the monthly patron option and don't need any material stuff? You can make a one-time donation at our GoFundMe page. Thanks so much, community!

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Ep 22 Outtake Yep, That is the Outtake

October 16, 2017

Enjoy this outtake from our recording of Episode 22 as our interview segment gets off to a rough and amusing start.

Empower yourself by joining our community and feel less alone in this topsy-turvy time. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight (we are also on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Google Play Music). We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra AS SOON AS WE POST THEM, along with all the other swag and love!)

Or consider showing your support of our labor of love by purchasing some Inside 254 swag at our online shop. Want to help us out with expenses, but don't want the monthly patron option and don't need any material stuff? You can make a one-time donation at our GoFundMe page. Thanks so much, community!

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Ep 22 Inside 254 Visits the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian

October 13, 2017

In Episode 22, we share our impressions of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, DC. In the Trumpster Fire, we talk about the threat to tribal land ownership and land trusts under Trump's administration. Our Media Minute encourages you to watch the new documentary, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, and our Activist Action asks you to GO to the NMAI in DC or NY and shares some more details on how to go and what to expect when you get there. Empower yourself by joining our community and feel less alone in this topsy-turvy time. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight (we are also on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Google Play Music). We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra AS SOON AS WE POST THEM, along with all the other swag and love!)

Or consider showing your support of our labor of love by purchasing some Inside 254 swag at our online shop. Want to help us out with expenses, but don't want the monthly patron option and don't need any material stuff? You can make a one-time donation at our GoFundMe page. Thanks so much, community!

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Ep 21 Outtake: Spillz

October 6, 2017

Enjoy this outtake from our recording of Episode 21 as we deal with a mid-recording spillage.

Share this outtake with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight (we are also on iTunes and Stitcher). We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra TWO DAYS EARLY, along with all the other swag and love!)

Or consider showing your support of our labor of love by purchasing some Inside 254 swag at our online shop. Want to help us out with expenses, but don't want the monthly patron option and don't need any material stuff? You can make a one-time donation at our GoFundMe page. Thanks so much, community!

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Ep 21 The F Word: Feminism

September 29, 2017

In Episode 21, we discuss the F word: Feminism! Specifically, the difference between reformist, revolutionary, and feel-good feminism as it relates to the Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street. In the Trumpster Fire, we review the latest news and repercussions of Trump's transgender military ban, including how the military is responding. Our Media Minute encourages you to read Roxane Gay's new book, Hunger, and our Activist Action gives you three specific things to do in order to be a feminist. Empower yourself by joining our community and feel less alone in this topsy-turvy time. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight (we are also on iTunes and Stitcher). We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra AS SOON AS WE POST THEM, along with all the other swag and love!)

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Ep 20 Working families and new labor department changes, stochastic terrorism, and call to action for Millennials

September 15, 2017

In Episode 20, we discuss the latest changes that will impact working American families under Trump's Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, specifically, changes to the sharing economy, traditional manufacturing, and overtime rules. In the Trumpster Fire, we define "stochastic terrorism" and explain how Trump uses this rhetorical strategy to incite his base and avoid culpability and we review the PEN America statement about Trump's attacks on journalists. Our Media Minute encourages you to listen to our friends over at Raging Chicken Press, and our Activist Action is a specific call-to-action for our Millennial listeners. Empower yourself by joining our community and feel less alone in this topsy-turvy time. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight. We are in this together.

Please listen and share our podcast with your like-minded friends. We need your help to build our audience and community! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on our web site where we post links and additional information from the current episode. Thank you for listening!

Like our work? Become a patron for $1 a month and help us be sustainable. That's less than a cup of coffee to help support our feminist/activist podcast. Click the little green "Become a Patron" button on this screen to start your patronage today! (At $8/month, you'll get access to every episode and Expert Extra TWO DAYS EARLY, along with all the other swag and love!)

Or consider showing your support of our labor of love by purchasing some Inside 254 swag at our online shop. Want to help us out with expenses, but don't want the monthly patron option and don't need any material stuff? You can make a one-time donation at our GoFundMe page. Thanks so much, community!

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