Best Social Justice podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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In which I talk a bit about current events from a lefty/SJW angle, and throw in a bit of science news. I'm a social justice alchemist! I prepare mystic concoctions for area effects and damage over time. Pew pew! Really I'm a chemistry teacher and feel like screaming into the void. And playing guitar!
 
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Therapy Chat
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Host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, Integrative Trauma Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, Consultant and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator, interviews therapista and other experts about perfectionism, worthiness, authenticity, self care, trauma, attachment, parenting, relationships, mindfulness and holistic psychotherapy methods. Laura brings you interesting discussions about our emotional experience of being human. You'll feel like a fly on the wall listening to Laura share her thoughts or discus ...
 
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
 
A podcast about ideas. Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Sony Award-winning radio host Geoff Lloyd talk to smart thinkers from around the world.
 
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Naming It
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Naming It features Bay Area Psychologists, Dr. Bedford Palmer & Dr. LaMisha Hill, who explore the intersections of Social Justice, Psychology, & Blackness. They introduce aspects of counseling psychology that are not commonly thought of, and engage listeners in a conversation about pop-culture and current events in a way that delves deeper, and focuses on how it all impacts on our lives. The Mission of Naming It is to call out the elephant in the room, and to call in the voices of social jus ...
 
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Point of Inquiry
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Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
Social Design Insights is a weekly podcast produced by the Curry Stone Foundation. Through conversation with leading designers, it provide insights into innovative projects and practices that use design to address pressing social justice issues. info@socialdesigninsights.com
 
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Sword and Scale
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The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder, rape, dismemberment and cannibalism. No crime is too brutal and no victim is too pure. The worst monsters are real.
 
Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas.
 
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.
 
Unabridged philosophy audiobooks including writing by Plato (Parmenides), Aristotle (Economics), Cicero (On Moral Duties) and Plotinus (Enneads). Topics discussed include ethics, justice, law, logic, metaphysics, God, happiness, love and beauty. Each book has been streamlined by merging separate LibriVox recordings into a single seamless whole with no interruptions. Painting: La Perle et la vague by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry.
 
Podcasts and Resources on the Contemporary Social-Scientific Study of Religion
 
A podcast on social work, research, and making the world a better place.Go to swdiscoveries.com for more info.
 
​Join former Irish President Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins in this uplifting new podcast, celebrating amazing women doing remarkable things in pursuit of climate justice.​Each episode features the Mothers of Invention driving powerful solutions to climate change – from the grassroots to the court room, the front lines to the board room – all over the world. Follow them on all social media @mothersinvent
 
Informative, jargon-free stories about law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of justice and legal culture. The Law Report makes the law accessible.
 
Innovation For All features far-reaching conversations about hard problems and big ideas at the intersection of innovation and society. Want to know whether Artificial Intelligence is racist? What it feels like to be a conservative working in tech? How AR or VR can help the hard-of-hearing? Whether implicit bias training is effective? This is the podcast for you.Dr. Sheana Ahlqvist applies a background in social psychology and entrepreneurship to stir up entirely new conversations on how the ...
 
John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American carnival of politics. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make each presidential cycle so fascinating.
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
winecellarmedia.comPhoenix Calida And William J Jackson are producing news and comment without corporate backing. We do news, comment and discussion. We also spread our ideas in social media so don't forget to check us out there.
 
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.
 
​Join former Irish President Mary Robinson and comedian Maeve Higgins in this uplifting new podcast, celebrating amazing women doing remarkable things in pursuit of climate justice.​Each episode features the Mothers of Invention driving powerful solutions to climate change – from the grassroots to the court room, the front lines to the board room – all over the world. Follow them on all social media @mothersinvent
 
An old monk is tricked by the Devil into undertaking a voyage to a remote island to save the souls of thousands who live there. He arrives on the island which is actually a desolate one, inhabited only by colonies of millions of penguins. The old monk whose eyesight and hearing are almost nonexistent, mistakes them for humans and begins baptizing them. In Heaven, God finds Himself in a dilemma; the old monk's unwavering faith compels him to regard the baptisms as genuine. However, in Christi ...
 
A podcast exploration of the themes of Scottie's book, 21 Elephants, about faith, justice, mission and spiritual formation
 
Journalist Flood the Drummer keeps the beat on politics, active citizens and social justice. His podcast features original and aggregated news reporting & compelling interviews & conversations. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/floodthedrummer/support
 
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Curtain The Podcast
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This is Curtain – a podcast where we pull back the blinds to shine a light on the darkest parts of our justice system and ask – who are the victims? Could an Aboriginal man who has served 25 years in prison for Murder be innocent? Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson
 
Her father compels her to visit the biggest mansion in the village to “claim kin” with the aristocratic d'Urberville family. She falls prey to the debauched son of the house and returns home to give birth in secret to an illegitimate baby who lives only for a few days. Determined to put her past behind her, she goes to work as a milkmaid in a faraway country farmhouse where she falls in love with a good and kind young man. Her conscience troubles her and she confesses the truth about herself ...
 
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Websleuths Radio
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Contact me at: triciastruecrimeradio@gmail.com........Based on the wildly popular true crime forum Websleuths.com (www.websleuths.com/forums) and Forums for Justice.org (www.forumsforjustice.org/forums) this radio show is unlike any other show you have heard before.Each week Tricia's True Crime Radio features several intriguing true crime cases. Host Tricia Griffith is a veteran radio disc jockey and owner of Websleuths.com and owner of Forums for Justice.org. She brings her unique brand of ...
 
The Pacifica Evening News is a collaboration of KPFA and KPFK in Los Angeles and KFCF in Fresno. The hour-long newscast airs on all three stations each weeknight at 6:00 PM. KPFA News broadcasts news headlines throughout the day at 5:55, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 4:00. Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
 
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Black FreeThinkers
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We are here to challenge you to think and live for yourself, not convert you.Copyright © 2011-2019 All rights reserved. Written permission for use or reproduction is required.
 
THE OFFICIAL BLOG TALK RADIO SHOW FOR THE NEW BLACK PANTHER PARTY. BLACK POWER !ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE !
 
In mid-1880s Brooklyn, New York, Cedric Errol lives with his Mother (never named, known only as Mrs Errol or “dearest”) in genteel poverty after his Father Captain Errol dies. They receive a visit from Havisham, an English lawyer with a message from Cedric’s grandfather, Lord Dorincourt. Cedric is now Lord Fauntleroy and heir to the Earldom and a vast estate. The Earl wants Cedric to live with him and learn to be an English aristocrat. He offers Mrs Errol a house and income but refuses to me ...
 
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GREEN FUTURE NEWS
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News, interviews, investigations, comment and campaigns. Animal welfare, environmental issues, human rights, & social justice. Editor: Eduardo Goncalves
 
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BlogTalkUSA
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DIVERSITY MAKES A DIFFERENCE BlogTalkUSA is a network of individuals broadcasting from many different cities and states across the country and from all walks of life, who share in the belief that diversity is our greatest strength! Rather than allow man-made barriers to exist between us, we choose to take down those barriers, listen to and learn from others, and embrace our differences. Every human being has something of value to share and every one of us has room to grow, gaining perspectiv ...
 
Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
 
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Living OUT Podcast
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Queer Thought Leadership meets personal growth and social justice for gay men and the larger LGBTQ communities.
 
As the birthplace of the mindfulness movement in the United States, Naropa University has a unique perspective when it comes to higher education in the West. Founded in 1974 by renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar and lineage holder Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Naropa was intended to be a place where students could study Eastern and Western religions, writing, psychology, science, and the arts, while also receiving contemplative and meditation training. Forty-three years later, Naropa is a leader ...
 
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
 
Join TWS as we discuss our latest discrimination and police brutality cases along with hot button social justice issues. The revolution is here!
 
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The Realness
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When the rapper Prodigy suffered a sickle cell crisis after a Las Vegas concert in 2017, his friends didn’t think much of it at first: they were used to him getting sick. But a few days later, he died. The Realness goes behind Prodigy’s music to reveal his lifelong struggle against his own body, and how that struggle informed his lyrics and fueled his success. The Realness by Only Human is produced by WNYC Studios, a listener-supported producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Ju ...
 
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
 
In the aftermath of total environmental collapse and the Great Social Justice War, only one surviving replicant is brave enough to live in a shopping mall and watch movies with ghosts.
 
Human stories, historical context and dissenting voices you won’t hear elsewhere. Covering movements fighting for important social justice issues of our time. Producers Monica Lopez, Anita Johnston, and Salima Hamirani, join with our community storytelling fellows and freelancers from around the world bring you nuanced, sound-rich radio.Let’s look behind the headlines to hear intersectional analysis, and stories of hope-filled grassroots community building from our people of color, queer, wo ...
 
My new podcast 'Under The Skin' asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told. Speaking with guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts, they'll help us to see the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh.
 
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To the Point
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A weekly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The...
 
Hosted by Marcus Granderson, author of the forthcoming book, "Timestamp: Musings of an Introverted Black Boy," Musings of an Introverted Black Boy is a weekly, short-form podcast series dedicated to exploring themes of love, identity, politics, race, social justice, and the 21-st century coming of age experience.
 
The Hudson Mohawk Magazine is a locally-produced nightly news hour that provides sanctuary for the discussion of a wide range of topics, scaling from the global to the hyper-local. The show is broadcast on WOOC 105.3 FM, The Sanctuary for Independent Media's low-power radio station based in Troy, NY.With the support of people like you, the Sanctuary uses art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of creative expression.
 
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The Rubin Report
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Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Like discussions about big ideas? Watch Dave Rubin on The Rubin Report. Real conversations, unfiltered rants, and one on one interviews with some of the most interesting names in news and entertainment. Comedians, authors, and influencers join Dave each week to break down the latest in politics and current events. Real people, real issues, real talk.New episodes every Friday!
 
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LCI » christian
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LCI (Leeds Church Institute) is an educational charity which encourages learning at the interconnection between church and city. Our events focus on faith, social justice and contemporary issues and include lectures, seminars and arts projects.email: events@leedschurchinstitute.orghttps://lcileeds.wordpress.com/
 
Most people settle for a life of mediocrity between total failure and their true potential. If you dream of more than an average life then this is the show for you. Jason is a successful entrepreneur, business coach, Award winning film producer and investor who’s unique take on life, culture and success will leave you both empowered and inspired to be better each day.
 
International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation--CFRU 93.3FM---Rachel Elliott
 
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Douglas understands a lot about the intersection between social media and philosophy and the way that our culture and psyche has been influenced by new technology. He’s a fascinating person and I think you’re gonna love it.
 
Emilia Clarke was an unknown young actor when she landed the part of Daenerys, of the House of Targaryen, on a show called “Game of Thrones.” After an eventful first season—capped by her walk into a funeral pyre and rebirth as the Mother of Dragons—Clarke’s future looked bright. But after filming wrapped, Clarke faced a crisis more frightening ...…
 
On March 20 more than 700 climate activists attended a Green New Deal Forum in NYC at Ethical Culture Society. We hear from Alice Slater of the Manhattan Project on climate and nuclear; farmer Liz Henderson of NOFA; Smitha Vergese of NYPIRG who co-moderated the event; Beta Roma of 350NYC; and NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer. By Mark Dunlea for H ...…
 
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
 
We talk to Dr. Dick Smith, a pioneering doctor and activist in Manitoba, who is retiring after a career spent fighting the AIDS crisis.
 
An imam and a rabbi in Canada tell us about their efforts to reassure worshippers here in the wake of the New Zealand attack, and how people of different faiths are coming together to find strength in difficult times.
 
As the initial shock gives way to grief and anger, we hear from people directly affected by the attack in New Zealand, who tell us how different communities are supporting each other.
 
Clarence Iron will call Sunday's game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Carolina Hurricanes in Plains Cree on APTN. He tells Megan Williams how he kept his language alive while he was growing up.
 
Jocko Willink (former Navy Seal) joins Dave to discuss his time as a Navy Seal, his political viewpoints, military strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan, his thoughts on Trump, and more.
 
Lovonia Mallory talks with Rabbi Matthew Cutler is the religious leader of the Congregation Gates of Heaven on Schenectady NY about Purim the holiday that celebrates life and commemorates to the life of Jews in Persia and their victory over Haman.Rabbi Cutler is also known for his congregation partners with HIAS, a Jewish aid organization that ...…
 
This episode focuses on rising above the many adversities people of color face daily. Racism, prejudices, demeaning behavior, among other things are at an all time high. With that we can learn to focus on our genius minds in moving forward over sulking and sitting back. Let us learn to hurdle instead of waiting for an obstacle to move.…
 
Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2-month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat. Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C speaks to Alyce Wellons, LCSW about yoga therapy in clinical practice. Alyce Wellons, LCSW is a licensed cl ...…
 
Hudson Mohawk Magazine
 
3.21.19: Philadelphia – (Politics): In light of a murder at a Germantown bar on early Thursday morning, journalist Flood the Drummer and “Man of the People” Ikey Raw, host of Unsolved Murders with Ikey Raw, discuss whether Philadelphia is a safe place to live and what, if anything, can mitigate gun violence in the nation’s sixth largest city.RE ...…
 
Hey gang. This is William solo on Becky Lives Matter and it's a little less fun than when it's Phoenix And William together.
 
For the past two years scientists have been organizing a March for Science in cities across the U.S. This year, organizers are calling on local science activists to move past the march and into our communities. CapSci, the non-profit that's organized Albany's March for Science, is putting together a "State of Science" panel on April 13th from 4 ...…
 
Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Larry Becker speaks with Zach Garafaloabout the Community Police Review Board of Albany.
 
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
 
Patricia Cestero is the new Property Manager at the Hudson Art Haus. She and Elizabeth Dubben, the Executive Director of Collar Works, recently sat down with Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer and Art Haus resident, Lenae Dammarell. Learn more about Collar Works and the Hudson Art Haus by visiting collarworks.org or hudsonarthaus.com.…
 
Mozambique is in the midst of three days of national mourning for the hundreds of people killed in the devastation of Cyclone Idai. We look at the situation on the ground, and how rapidly expanding cities around the world can build with climate resilience in mind.
 
Students in Quebec are on strike this week over unpaid internships, which are allowed as an exception to labour laws in most Canadian provinces. We speak to an expert who says female students are hit especially hard, as unpaid internships are more common in female-dominated fields.
 
A new theory suggests children are either dandelions that can thrive anywhere, or orchids that need a little more care. We speak to the author about how his ideas could help us raise happier, healthier kids, who blossom into better adults.
 
Mark Boslough is a Caltech-trained physicist and CSI Fellow who spent 34 years at Sandia National Laboratories doing research on hypervelocity impacts, energetic materials, explosions, and global risk from asteroid impacts and climate change. He has participated in many science documentaries with field expeditions to airburst locations includin ...…
 
Hey gang. This is a quick tangential Morning Wine Cellar with a follow up coming this evening.
 
Spencer Bailey of Phaidon publishing joins us to discuss concepts of ‘slow’ media, and how to be more conscientious about the media we consume.
 
Unqualified kids are admitted to some of America’s most prestigious institutions. Parents, administrators and coaches face criminal charges. Should higher learning be about more than status, money, prestige and power? Also: Boeing, the FAA and two deadly crashes.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Warren Olney).
 
Last week I was listening to Jonathan Van Ness’ podcast, Getting Curious (whom many of you might know from the Netflix show, Queer Eye). The episode, What is Toxic Stress & Why is She So Bad?, featured Dr. Caroline Leaf who’s a cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Communication Pathology and a BSc in Logopedics and Audiology, specializing in ...…
 
Hudson Mohawk Magazine 3-20-19
 
The Hudson Mohawk Magazine Network Roaming Labor Correspondent, Willie Terry, attended the “The NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Caucus Weekend” at the Empire State Plaza on Saturday, February 16. In this segment, you will hear comments from Keynote Speaker, Henry Garrido, Executive Director of the American Federation of St ...…
 
At the recent Leeds Lent Prayer Diary 2019 launch event, we spoke to Jane Daguerre from the West Yorkshire Community Chaplaincy Project and David Gann from Kingdom Performance Ministries about their work and why Lent is important to them. Find out more about the Leeds Lent Prayer Diary at https://lcct.org.uk/leeds-lent-prayer-diary/…
 
I've watched a couple of documentaries in the last two weeks. One was "Leaving Neverland" about Michael Jackson's sex abuse and the other was on the Flat Earth movement. Both films discuss the power of cult in society and I thought it would be interesting to discuss how cult plays a role in everything we do. If you think you're above cult worsh ...…
 
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
 
A new report from Rain Forest Action Network and others shows that JP Morgan Chase and other major banks are expanding their investment in fossil fuels despite the recent Paris Climate treaty. We hear from a press conference by Sane Energy outside the JP Morgan office across the street from the NY Stock Exchange on Wall Street. By Mark Dunlea f ...…
 
The hospital gown may not seem like the worst part of a long stay at a medical facility, but some advocates are arguing it contributes to what they call "PJ paralysis," and can slow patients' recovery.
 
Conservatives tried to drown out Finance Minister Bill Morneau as he delivered his budget Tuesday, in protest of the government's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair. Our political panel dissects the drama and discusses what it means for the fall election.
 
In the wake of the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, there are calls for social media companies and the government to do more to tackle the way hate and extremism are spread online. We speak to three experts about the challenge, and how to tackle it
 
For First Time Congress Poised to Invoke War Powers Act to End US Military Role in Yemen War; CT Supreme Court Reinstates Sandy Hook Massacre Lawsuit Against Gunmaker; Youth Climate Strike Pressing Government Leaders for Urgent Action on Climate Change (Does not include fundraising pitches) Visit our website at BTLonline.org for more informatio ...…
 
"Tech should be built for good" says Amanda McGlothlin, co-founder and Chief Design Officer at HQ Network, a Los Angeles space start-up providing digital security products and services for individuals and businesses. As a leader in tech, Amanda believes that privacy is a fundamental human right. Hear her tactical, realistic approach to product ...…
 
Tuesday was a busy day at the State Capitol with about a week left to settle the state budget. We hear from Jason from VOCAL-NY on homeless issues; Rev. Peter Cook of NYS Council of Churches on the need for progressive revenues to fund essential services; Rosemary Cantano on the need for funding for legal services to help people facing housing ...…
 
Marcia Hopple will be honored on April 4 as the 2019 Woman of Peace awardee by Albany's Women Against War. Marcia talks with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine about the origins of WAW.
 
Last year's rainfall had a bad affect on livestock farmers in the hilltowns. Too much rain can render pastures unusable and ruin hay crops. In this interview, local shepherdess Emily Vincent explains how farms are feeling the hurt of excessive precipitation.
 
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