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EndTimesPepTalk

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Has the election of Donald Trump made you feel like you're living through the End Times? Yeah, us too. Want to know how to survive it? Great! Then join three feminist (AF) activists, Rebecca (JEW), Smitha (BROWN) and Megan (GAY) and learn how to possibly, definitely, maybe not die.

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Has the election of Donald Trump made you feel like you're living through the End Times? Yeah, us too. Want to know how to survive it? Great! Then join three feminist (AF) activists, Rebecca (JEW), Smitha (BROWN) and Megan (GAY) and learn how to possibly, definitely, maybe not die.

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Top 10 Episode of EndTimesPepTalk

Rank #1: Ep. 31 – Do Not Resuscitate

May 16 2018
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This week: Rebecca discusses border bigotry (Israeli and American) on Bitchfest. Smitha gets swamp fever on This Doctor Makes House Calls, and Megan untangles campaign finance laws on Listen Up, Dummies!

Rank #2: Ep. 30 – Nasty Women Get S**t Done

May 08 2018
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This week: Rebecca learns there are no heroes on Bitchfest. Smitha reinforces our values on This Doctor Makes House Calls. Megan drops some PSAs on Listen Up Dummies, and we all interview Ali King, President and Co-Founder of Nasty Women Get S**t Done. BITCHFEST: Oregon Primary Election Day is May 15. Ballots must be in mail by May 10, otherwise drop them off in person. Find ballot dropbox here The Federal Elections Commission has granted Liuba Grechen Shirley’s request to use campaign funds to pay for childcare! Last week, we talked about the NYT cover Story about Nike’s toxic sexist workplace culture.: On Thursday, CEO Mark Parker held an all-employee meeting to address the issue. New York Attorney General Eric Schneidermann resigned after having been accused of physical abuse by four women. *** Israeli Operatives Who Aided Harvey Weinstein Collected Information on Former Obama Administration Officials     div class="tb-column col-full first

Rank #3: Ep. 29 – There’s Scientific Fact…and Then There’s B******t.

May 01 2018
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BITCHFEST: WaPo: This is a bad time for Trump to appear before the NRA Parkland Supporters Mock NRA Gun Ban It’s not every day your former employer is called out on the front page of the Sunday New York times for being a toxic workplace for women!    THIS DOCTOR MAKES HOUSE CALLS Find your Members of Congress Indivisible Oregon Actions and Scripts   ACTION OF THE WEEK: Asks of the week Our safety net is under attack and the latest assault comes from HUD Secretary Ben Carson who wants to TRIPLE the rent on subsidized housing.  This is in addition to Medicaid work requirements, another ACA repeal, and the farm bill taking food away from families and ch

Rank #4: Ep. 28 – We’ve Done Things.

Apr 25 2018
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BITCHFEST: NYT article about maternal mortality rates among black women ProPublica article on the same NYT OpEd on Tammy Duckworth & Working Mothers Economist Chart on average birth costs relative to Royal Birth Black Women’s Health Initiative (HINT: YOU SHOULD DONATE) THIS DOCTOR MAKES HOUSE CALLS Find your Members of Congress Indivisible Oregon Actions and Scripts   ACTION OF THE WEEK:The GOP is touting the fact that they “do things” as reason to vote for them in the midterms. They have been doing things alright – horrible, inhumane, corrupt, morally bankrupt things.  This week we focus on 2 areas.  Healthcare and ICE – AKA our modern-day gestapo  Healthcare –  a rundown of all the ways the ACA has been sabotaged since Trump took office the. (it is appalling how determined they are to take away our healthcare) Script: “My name is xx from xx zip code.  I’m very disturbed by the continual attacks on our healthc

Rank #5: Ep. 27 – Half Cocked

Apr 17 2018
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BITCHFEST: Progressive Change Campaign CommitteeBook: “New Power” by Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms:Joel Silberman THIS DOCTOR MAKES HOUSE CALLS   EXHAUSTIVE CITATIONS AND NOTES COMING SOON—Smitha is busy doctoring people. Until then: Find your Members of Congress Indivisible Oregon Actions and Scripts LISTEN UP, DUMMIES! THE SINGLE GREATEST TWITTER SUMMATION OF THE TRUMP FAMILY IN FEWER CHARACTERS

Rank #6: Ep. 36 – Dystopian Hellscape

Jun 19 2018
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This week: Rebecca shares an under-reported story linking Brexit to Russia and Trump, Smitha vents her hatred of Jeff Sessions, and Megan continues the conversation about State Sponsored Kidnapping (aka Trump’s Family Separation policy). BITCHFEST: Amy Siskind’s Weekly Podcast. Two Broads Talking Politics Podcast. Donate to organizations helping families on the border: RAICES Article in The Cut on resources to help families at the border. Article in Slate with more resources to help families at the border. Occupy Ice Facebook Page. (OccupyICEPDX) Occupy Ice Twitter Feed @OccupyICEPDX Brexit + Russia + Trump: Coverage from The Guardian UK on connections between Brexit Backers Aaron Banks, Nigel Farage, Andy Wigmore and Russian government officials is here and here and here. THIS DOCTOR MAKES HOUSE CALLS div id="text-1501-

Rank #7: Ep. 35 – Sarah Kendzior & Amy Siskind

Jun 14 2018
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This week, we interview Sarah Kendzior & Amy Siskind, authors and heroines of the resistance; and we discuss human rights violations at home & abroad BITCHFEST: The Glorified Photo-Op in Singapore: 2014 UN report on North Korean crimes against humanity. Crazy US Propaganda Video Family Separation at the US Border: 4 month old baby taken from father at border. Nursing baby taken from mother while breastfeeding. Report on Casa Padre, detention center that Senator Jeff Merkley tried to enter. Text Bank for Beto O’Rourke. Families Belong Together Events TODAY. CALL YOUR REPS: 202-224-3121 CALL DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE: 202-353-1555 LISTEN UP, DUMMIES! We interview two brilliant bad asses: Sarah Kendzior and Amy Siskind You should buy their books.  a href="http

Rank #8: Ep. 34 – Gay Avalanche

Jun 06 2018
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This week:  Rebecca is loose & disorganized on “Bitchfest,” Smitha defends our democracy, economy & identity on “This Doctor Makes Housecalls,” and Megan triggers a Gay Avalanche on ’Listen Up, Dummies!” BITCHFEST: Italy Forms Government & Avoids New Elections Dude kneels at White House Jingoistic Nationalism Extravaganza Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Buetler (R, WA03) Has an Unhealthy Obsession With Sea Lions and also she hates endangered birds. Go see RBG, the movie. No really, GO. NOW.   THIS DOCTOR MAKES HOUSE CALLS Find your Members of Congress Indivisible Oregon Actions and Scripts   Sources Asks of the week Democracy, economy, and immigrants/vulnerable are being attacked.  We must ask Congress to act. To save Democracy: “My name is XX from XX zipcode.  I’m also calling because our children’s futures are in danger as Trump destroys our democracy stating he can pardon himself and cannot be subpoenaed.  Trump is not a dictator an

Rank #9: Ep. 33 – Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

May 30 2018
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BITCHFEST: 1) I forgot to mention Wear Orange! On June 1, National Gun Violence Awareness Day, #WearOrangeText ORANGE to 644-33 or go to WearOrange.org to find a #WearOrange Weekend event near you.In Portland, the event will be at Elizabeth Caruthers Park  in SW Portland on Saturday, June 2nd at 1pm and will include a march over the Tillikum Bridge. We’ll post a link in the show notes on our website. 2) Learn about Italian politics here, here, here and here. Correction: Russian journalist NOT dead! 3) Ireland’s “Quiet Revolution” THIS DOCTOR MAKES HOUSE CALLS Find your Members of Congress Indivisible Oregon Actions and Scripts   a href="https://www.fastco

Rank #10: Ep. 32 – Gunfuckistan

May 23 2018
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On this week’s episode, Rebecca talks about what Rachel Maddow called the “Red Tide of Mass Child Murder,” Smitha demands that the House & Senate get their house in order, Megan proposes a novel fix for gun violence, and we all agree on the need for a New Country for Toxic Men. BITCHFEST: Bitchfest: Santa Fe, TX School Shooting:  •  in 2018 so far, more people have been killed at schools than have been killed while serving in the military. • Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said that the problem is that schools have too many entrances and exits.  • Oliver North, the totally reputable new NRA President, blamed the shooting on our ‘culture of violence’ and Ritalin.  • Pledge to be a Gun Sense Voter • Urge your Senators to block the current NRA-backed concealed carry reciprocity bill (S446) In addition, Demand that lawmakers do the following: • Universal background checks on all gun sales ban assault weapons, high capacity magazines & bump stocks Require thorough training & permitting for al lgun purchasesCreate a system to track & limit the purchase of ammunitionLift the ban on funding gun violence research (Dickey Amendment)Require that all guns use smart-gun technology to reduce accidentsImplement a national gun buyback program • National Die-In: There are early signs that a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/may/21/us