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Episode #21: Letter From Birmingham Jail

"Letter From Birmingham Jail" is one of the most famous texts from the American Civil Rights Movement, written by Martin Luther King, Jr., in a jail cell in Alabama.

In Episode #21 of the The Liberationist Podcast, we describe the situation that led to the writing his letter, and then get the pleasure of listening to a full-length recording of King reading the letter.

Go on a long walk, or sit in your favorite chair, and prepare to absorb these life-changing ideas.

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Episode #20: Create Your Own Activist Self-Care Plan

Hey you! Do you have an activist self-care plan?

In Episode #20, we're going to help you set the four cornerstones of your self-care plan and assess how you're doing in each of them. This isn't a comprehensive plan, but if these four things aren't in place then there isn't much point in optimizing your life in other ways.

Get some paper and a pencil, and start creating the foundation of your activist self-care plan!

Send your thoughts and feedback (& self-care plans!) to podcast@directactioneverywhere.com.

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Episode #19: Slavery at Smithfield

Huge news this week! We released the story of rescuing Lily from Circle Four Farms in Utah, a story that was featured in the New York Times.

In Episode #19, you'll get to hear footage from inside that farm, as well as listen to Wayne talk about slavery – human slavery – at Smithfield, which owns Circle Four Farms.

Let us know what you think! Email us at podcast@directactioneverywhere.com with your feedback.

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Episode #18: 2017 DxE Forum Recap - Open Rescue

This is the third and final episode in a special series recapping the 2017 DxE Forum.

In this episode, Hana Low and I discuss the San Francisco daylight open rescue in depth. We also talk about what it was like to start the Colorado chapter, and how the microsanctuary movement fits into the work of open rescue.

Drop us a note at podcast@directactioneverywhere.com! We'd love to hear your feedback.

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Episode #17: 2017 DxE Forum Recap - Save and Sanctuaries

This is the second in a special series of episodes recapping the 2017 DxE Forum!

This episode is all about The Save Movement and sanctuaries. I have the absolute pleasure of talking with Anita Krajnc about the future collaboration between DxE and Save, and then Rachel Hipp and I talk about animal care and The Microsanctuary Movement. Plus, a fun musical interlude from the Forum Talent Show!

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Episode #16: 2017 DxE Forum Recap - Nonviolence

This is the first in a special series of episodes recapping the 2017 DxE Forum!

In this first recap episode, we hear from Chris Van Breen about nonviolence, and Corey Rowland talks about how the Forum impacted his life as an activist. Plus, songs of liberation and an amazing "mic check" by Naomi Davis.

Let us know what you think!

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Episode #8: Saving Miley

In Episode #8, we talk about saving Miley from a Farmer John farm that supplies Hormel, and how powerful it is to save a life.

Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Episode #5: Big Corporations - Friend or Foe?

Should animal rights organizations partner with big corporations, or not? What can we learn from history? In Episode #5, we dive into the question of how big corporations fit into the animal rights movement.

Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Episode #3: What's In An Egg?

Many organizations have focused their efforts recently on campaigning for cage-free egg reforms. In Episode #3, we dive into the question of what this means for animals and the animal rights movement.

Let us know what you think in the comments!

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