Thanks for Fighting Facebook
Release Date: 11/12/2019
For 38 years, the United States government has been trying to figure out what to do with the radioactive nuclear waste that was created when the Defense Department developed nuclear weapons and the nuclear waste that continues to be created by nuclear power generation. In this episode, learn the history of this on-going dilemma and listen in on the debate as it currently rages in the 116th Congress.info_outline Thanks-giving Crisis Averted
A "thank you" bonus episode featuring another last minute government funding law (with a Patriot Act dingleberry), a date for this year's Christmas Crisis, and an update on your favorite dizzy podcaster who will soon be looking like Lady Millhouse on a daily basis.info_outline CD204: Why Brexit the EU?
The European Union is a partnership of 28 countries that the United Kingdom has been trying to escape from since 2016. In this episode, we examine the European Union in order to understand the decision the citizens of the UK were asked to make and learn why the United States has become a theme in the Brexit debate.info_outline Thanks for Fighting Facebook
A “thank you” bonus episode featuring an unfortunate resignation, an "impeachment inquiry" update, a Facebook censorship battle, and an business model ethical dilemma. Thanks for supporting the show!info_outline CD203: Scattering Interior
Public land belongs to all Americans and the bureaus of the Interior Department are responsible for balancing conservation and resource extraction on our land. The Trump administration is making some major changes to this important agency which few Americans are aware of. In this episode, learn what their plans are, how those plans are being implemented, and who stands to benefit from the changes. Spoiler alert! Fossil fuel companies will be pleased.info_outline Thank You Elijah
A "thank you" bonus episode featuring a surprise Congressional death, proof of bipartisan warmongering, a NATO expansion, and a long forgotten plane crash. Thanks for supporting the show!info_outline Thanks For Retiring
A Thank you bonus episode featuring information on a congressional resignation, a long list of future congressional quitters, dizzy spells, and a disappearing airline.info_outline CD202: Impeachment?
Donald Trump. Ukraine. Joe Biden. A phone call. Election Interference. Impeachment!info_outline CD201: WTF is the Federal Reserve?
The Federal Reserve system: Most Americans know it's important but most Americans don't know exactly what it is. In this episode, discover the controversial and disturbing history of the Federal Reserve and learn how it has allowed bankers and politicians to create money out of nothing, taking value out of your bank accounts for over 100 years.info_outline Thank You for the Hiatus
We're changing up the format a bit and making the thank you's a separate episode. In this thank you segment that compliments CD201: WTF is the Federal Reserve?, Jen gives you an update on some matters of war and thanks all of the wonderful souls who supported the podcast during the production hiatus.info_outline
A “thank you” bonus episode featuring an unfortunate resignation, an "impeachment inquiry" update, a Facebook censorship battle, and an business model ethical dilemma. Thanks for supporting the show!
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