#Election2016 Catharsis Part 1 w/@RVoronaCote — #KatieSpeakShow Ep47 07/30/2016

In brief: I don’t cover the political horserace much on this show. But it’s convention season and this election is particularly important thanks to a likely four Supreme Court appointments under the next president. So, I have a two-part election catharsis for those who are less than enthused, tired of the misogyny, ready for November to get here already — and yet still engaged. This week: part one with Rachel Vorona Cote; next week: part two with Aja Barber!

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Enhanced audio: #Election2016 Catharsis Part 1 w/@RVoronaCote — #KatieSpeakShow Ep47 07/30/2016

Links to on-air references:

My take…

“Major Newspapers Catch Flack For Not Featuring Hillary Clinton On Front Pages” via Talking Points Memo

Most Cities Evict Their Homeless Before Big Events. Philly Is Trying Something New.” by Bryce Covert at ThinkProgress

Audre Lorde self-care quote via Know Your IX: “Dealing with Activist Burn-Out and Self-Care”


“GOP Congressman Pretty Sure Only White People Contributed to Civilization” by Rachel Vorona Cote at Jezebel

“O’Reilly: Slaves Who Built White House Were ‘Well-Fed And Had Decent Lodgings Provided By The Government’” via Media Matters

Rachel’s rant on Ivanka Trump

“Max Landis Making Film About French, Consent-Ignoring Skunk, Pepe Le Pew” by Rachel Vorona Cote at Jezebel

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Rachel Vorona Cote: Twitter and website

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