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Activist Judges Shaping Appalachian Courts (Part 2)

In part two, Callie and Chuck run through some cases involving Federalist Society judges that will affect parts of Appalachia. Check out part one here! PLUS! Callie and Chuck talk about father's day feasts and recap the January 6th hearings *** You can listen to the...

The Dark Money Group Shaping Appalachia’s Federal Courts

In part one of this two-part series, Callie and Chuck do a deep dive into the right-wing dark money group called the Federalist Society and how they've deliberately helped install radical fringe judges in some of the most powerful courts in Appalachia and across the...

The Last Abortion Clinic in West Virginia

In this episode, Callie and Chuck talk to Kaylen Barker, Communications Director and Chief Lobbyist for the Women's Health Center of West Virginia about the attack on abortion rights and the future of reproductive healthcare in Appalachia. Don’t forget...

Fat B*tch in the Fattest State

Callie and Chuck recap the wild primary elections in Pennsylvania and North Carolina, and Callie talks to Dr. Angie Luvara about being Fat in Appalachia Intro - Georgia politicking Chuck Corra: You brought this up, we have to talk about it. It's about a democratic...

Pruett Can Do It! We're so excited for you to learn more about our new co-host, Callie Pruett!  Callie is a queer disabled political pro from Western North Carolina and you'll have to listen to the episode to learn more...

Code-switching, Identity, and New Media in Appalachia

John is on leave again this week, so we're sharing the audio from the panel Chuck was on at the Appalachian Studies Association Conference earlier this month that focused on New Media in Appalachia and how we're highlighting and amplifying Appalachian voices.  The...

Building power in the margins in Appalachia

Chuck is joined by Peshka Calloway - West Virginian, Affrilachian, US Army Veteran, Artist, Storyteller, and Co-Director of Holler Health Justice, BIPOC- and queer-led racial, economic, and reproductive justice nonprofit and abortion fund in West Virginia.  We...

Appalachian Eco-Anxiety with The Garbage Queen

Today we talk with Alaina Wood about eco-anxiety, sustainability, and more. Alaina is a sustainability scientist and climate communicator from Johnson City, TN who has garnered a TikTok following of over ¼ million helping people through their eco-anxiety and...

Charles Booker wants a New Deal for Kentucky

We loved having Charles Booker BACK on the show! Charles Booker is running as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Rand Paul. We talked to him about his campaign, how he's building bridges from the hood to the holler, and more. You can learn more about...

Black Life in Appalachian Coal Towns

We were excited to be joined by Dr. William (Bill) Turner, where we talked about his new book, and the expansive history of Black people in Appalachia. From his website: "Dr. Turner has spent his professional career studying and working on behalf of marginalized...