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Camille Finan talks to women working in the skilled trades and breaking down barriers in non-traditional careers. Her 25 years as a carpenter gives her a unique insight into the world of construction, design and the trades. Her goal is to inform and educate you about the wonderful opportunities of working in the skilled trades for women and girls. She also shares inspiring stories and conversations around working and building a successful creative business and career!
 
Welcome to the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast. In this show I talk with guests about online business, entrepreneurship, freelancing & remote work with those who live a breath the digital nomad lifestyle in all its forms. My goal is to share inspiring stories and practical advice on how to build and manage a location independent business, be that a freelance business a global eCommerce store or a large website. This show is for you if you are running or interested in starting an online business, ...
 
As a former Financial Consultant for Bridge Financial Group (NY) and MBA graduate with top honors (Magna Cum Laude) from Wagner College, I feel it's my duty to inform members of my community and and abroad about issues that have a net tangible effect on our everyday lives...from Finances/Investments to the affect of Politics, social media and entertainment.
 
We are Project Censored and after 40 years of creating an annual book showcasing media censorship we are bringing the fight to your ears and eyes. The Project Censored Show is a weekly public affairs program that discusses independent journalism, media censorship, deconstructing propaganda, and supporting a truly free press. The program focuses on “The News That Didn’t Make the News” and each week we conduct in depth interviews with guests and offer hard hitting commentary and analysis on th ...
 
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This episode of Big Blend Radio was recorded on-site at the Watson-Curtze Mansion at the Hagen History Center on historic Millionaire's Row in Erie, Pennsylvania. Featured guest historians are Executive Director George Deutsch and Museum Educator Jim Sherry who share the history of the Mansion, and talk about the various exhibits in the History Cen…
 
During World War II, thousands of Americans sent their pets to Fort Robinson in western Nebraska where the U.S. Military established the Fort Robinson War Dogs Training Center, training over 17,000 “dogs for defense” and deploying them to battlefields and installations all over the world. On this episode of Big Blend Radio, author Trevor Jones disc…
 
Through a first encounter between a Neanderthal woman and the Modern Human she called Traveler, to the emergence and destruction of the world's first cities, Rob Swigart discusses his book “Mixed Harvest: Stories From the Human Past” that tells the tale of the Sedentary Divide, the most significant event since modern humans emerged. More: http://ww…
 
Reporter-turned-media-reformer Sue Wilson joins the program to remind listeners that in spite of extensive and destructive media deregulation, radio and TV stations still have a legal obligation to serve the public interest; she calls on citizens to demand the FCC firmly enforce this mandate. In the final 15 minutes of the show, Nolan Higdon provid…
 
Author Annette Valentine discusses her historical fiction series that includes "Eastbound from Flagstaff" and its sequel, "Down to the Potter's House". More: https://annettehvalentine.com/ Featured music is “Please Remember Me”, written by southwest artist Ted DeGrazia. This segment was part of Day 5 of Big Blend Radio's "History, Heritage & Cultur…
 
You know her by her brands "built by Stevie" and "carpentHER" and today we get the inside scoop of what drives the amazing Stevie Estler! She will be one of our featured speakers in October 2020 at "Built Your Craft" and you only have to listen to find out why...From her strong faith and belief in family to her sassy attitude and hard work ethic, s…
 
Join me as we learn from the Queen of YOUTUBE! Erika Vieira coaches some of the most popular YT stars and you will want to learn her secrets. If you have ever thought of starting a channel or just want to improve the one you already have...this is the episode for you! Hear about her background in acting and marketing and how she transformed it into…
 
Hello, welcome back! If this is your first time tuning in and welcome. This is the digital nomad cafe Podcast, where we talk about online business freelancing and remote work with the idea that you can grab your own slice of the online digital economy. In this episode, I'm speaking with Christina Voll from www.christinavoll.com, she's worked as a f…
 
How do establishment media outlets frame and curate our reality? How prevalent is propaganda, and censorship in the US, at a time when we desperately need transparent factual reporting? In this episode, Mickey talks to two media analysts to find out as he welcomes back two leading scholars and journalists, Alan MacLeod and Robin Andersen. They spen…
 
The 1985–1991 policies of perestroika and glasnost marked a new age of openness and transparency in the USSR, leading to an increased mutual curiosity between ordinary Americans and Russians. American educator Frank Thoms discusses his memoir “Behind the Red Veil: An American Inside Gorbachev’s Russia” that details what he learned about Russian cul…
 
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, Glynn Burrows, historian and owner of Norfolk Tours UK, shares some of the historic architectural styles in Norfolk and East Anglia, England. Read his article and see photos here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/historic-architecture-england/ This segment was part of Day 4 of Big Blend Radio's "History, Herit…
 
Today is a special episode because we are officially opening the doors to sign up for our FREE virtual summit called BUILD YOUR CRAFT! on October 24-25 2020. This is all about free classes and presentations to show women thriving in the trades right now! We are focused around helping you build your creative/maker/woodworking/construction business o…
 
July 1967: At the Moscow Air Show, the Soviets unveiled six new state-of-the-art aircraft. From among this lineup of new fighters and interceptors stood the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25—purportedly capable of outrunning and outmaneuvering any aircraft in NATO’s inventory. On this episode of Big Blend Radio, military historian and award-winning author Mi…
 
Sociologist and author William I. Robinson returns to the program to speak about his forthcoming book, “The Global Police State,” from Pluto Press. Also on the program is sociologist and author Peter Phillips. For the hour, they discuss the corporate-directed changes in the economy that have left more and more of the world’s population without stab…
 
Hello and welcome, today's podcast guest is Jonathan Denwood from WP-tonic.com who is based out in Nevada in the United States. He has a lot of experience in helping people to automate and systematise their online businesses by using WordPress. He's a huge advocate for using WordPress as a platform for all that it's capable of versus using some of …
 
Find out how Rachel Brown had to take over her multi-million family business at the age of 26 and hit the ground running after her father passed away suddenly...and how she became a leader in the industry. How being a woman gives her a strong competitive advantage with clients and how she made it through cancer+divorce+adoption in the space of 5 ye…
 
August 6th and 9th, 2020 mark the 75th anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by U.S. forces. U.S. politicians and media personalities often claim that the bombings were the only option President Truman had to bring World War II to a swift end, but historian Peter Kuznick says this is a myth. On this week’s program, Kuznick …
 
How do private interests maintain control over public land? Mickey and his guests explore the example of Point Reyes National Seashore in California, where commercial ranches and dairies still operate, despite being bought out after the park’s creation in 1962. Also in the conversation, how can national parks be made more welcoming and accessible t…
 
Mickey welcomes two frequent guests back to the program, each with a new book on electoral politics. Greg Palast is a veteran investigative reporter, his new book is “How Trump Stole 2020.” Greg explains how biased politicians and election officials are discarding millions of votes nationwide, targeting voters of color in mass election fraud. Then,…
 
Hello and welcome to another episode of the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast I’m your host Adam Finan & todays guest is Sam Kern from the https://www.radicallydifferentpodcast.com Sam is an advocate for remote work, digital nomading & online business and is here to talk about just that. Topics - Pursuing the Digital Nomad Lifestyle straight out of colleg…
 
Finally! Finally! a book that represents what working in the trades and non-traditional careers REALLY looks like! Listen to the amazing Chris Crisman (Award winning photographer) about his new book that beautifully blends memoir and imagery of women that are pushing the boundaries forward for work. From an oyster farmer to a blacksmith, from a jet…
 
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, award-winning author Samuel Marquis discusses his latest novel SOLDIERS OF FREEDOM that details the true story of the 1944-1945 War in Western Europe and the final Allied struggle to conquer Nazi Germany. The story is told through the eyes of William McBurney, a tank gunner in the 761st Tank Battalion, the first …
 
On this week’s Project Censored Show, Mickey Huff and Nolan Higdon discuss the topic of fake news and how it relates to Higdon’s forthcoming book, “The Anatomy of Fake News: A Critical News Literacy Education.” The discussion includes a look at the long history of fake news, as well as Higdon’s proposed fake news detection kit and the importance of…
 
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, Glynn Burrows, family history expert and owner of Norfolk Tours in England, shares five tips on researching and traveling to uncover your family history this summer. Read his article here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/summer-family-history-adventures/ Steve Schneickert joins in the conversation, and shares…
 
Stay tuned for the after party where Katie and I get personal and talk about our white privilege and as white women in the woodworking trades. She shares her experience going to protests and how it might not be what you think. A longtime advocate for civil rights and living in the south gives her a unique perspective on this subject and I'm here to…
 
Want to learn how to make the most elaborate and gorgeous windows, cabinets, custom door and shutters? Then listen in to this weeks' guest Katie "Bell" Williams from @hammerandbell! Check out her IG feed and then listen to her talk about how she got into the trades (from behind a computer)....to work in a shop that builds incredible woodworking pro…
 
Project Censored researcher and author Amber Yang, a Restorative Justice and Wellness Coordinator in Northern California rejoins the show along with Phoebe Smith, a long-time public-school teacher, teacher trainer, and consultant to school districts on restorative-justice practices in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. As the concept of “defunding…
 
This week I'm bringing back Kae Whitaker + Sharing the Mic! It's about to get uncomfortable as she shares what the death of George Floyd has meant to her and her family. This is not an interview but rather a conversation that needs to be had for this country to make some real changes. I really hope everyone listens with an open heart and hears the …
 
Author Dan Kovalik joins the program to explain why the “humanitarian” wars of the U.S. and its allies only make life even worse for the people they ostensibly protect. Then free-press advocate Chris Finan produces evidence that police around the US are deliberately attacking journalists covering the recent Black Lives Matter demonstrations. Notes:…
 
Welcome to the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast. Todays guest is Louise Glendon who is joining from Adelaide, Australia. Her online business is helping people take photos they love at https://clicklovegrow.com/ ClickLoveGrow offers online photography courses for women, to help them take better photos of their kids and family. Louise is a mother, photogra…
 
Mickey’s first guest this week is media scholar Robin Andersen, who explains the misleading consequences of portraying the coronavirus crisis as a “war;” she and Mickey also review the media treatment of the police murder of George Floyd. Then artist/activist Eleanor Goldfield returns to the show to describe her new documentary “Hard Road of Hope,”…
 
Join me today as we talk to the incredible Sarah Watlington who manages the furniture projects at the Offerman Wood Shop. And If you didn't know, the hilarious and talented Nick Offerman from Parks and Rec (and hundreds of other amazing movies...) is an AVID woodworker for many, many years. And legit as sh** His passion for woodcraft and support of…
 
Hello and welcome to another episode of the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast Todays guest is Nev Harris from NevHarris.com. Get Nev's Cash Flow Management Course Free with the code fcovid over at https://www.nevharris.com/cash-flow-made-simple/#buynow Nev is Agency Owner, and his superpower is teaching people how to understand their money Nev helps agenc…
 
The 93rd Bomb Group was arguably most decorated, most traveled and most effective bomb group of WWII. Helping to cripple Hitler's Europe from the air, they executed some of the most daring bombing raids in the war. Along with the group's rich history, sons, daughters and grandchildren travel to England and explore the 93rd's long forgotten airbase …
 
What does it take to create a healthy physical and mental life? As many of us have struggled to stay in shape and keep our spirits up during COVID, I have the perfect inspiration to do just that today! Heather Gunn is a powerhouse and has transformed her business overnight to teach fitness online. Her strength is building connection between women a…
 
50 years have passed since Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on Kent State University students protesting the Vietnam War. Four students were killed and nine wounded. On this week’s program, Mickey and his guests review the event and reflect on its impact, then and now. Notes: Peter Kuznick is Professor of History at American University in Was…
 
Join me today as we loop back to the fabulous Mary Mary, a woodcarver I interviewed in Episode 7. She has continued to teach and share her love of wood carving and now has a LIVESTREAM! Offered M-F on twitch tv, you can watch her skills in action everyday at 1 pm EST. Listen in to how she created this new way to connect to her students and share ot…
 
Hello and welcome to another episode of the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast I’m your host Adam Finan & todays guest is Molly Sears-Piccavey from https://www.piccavey.com/ A Spain Blogger since 2011, Molly is from the UK and a Nottingham girl. She moved to Spain in 1998 where she first lived in Barcelona and is now living in Granada. She has been writing…
 
This week’s program focuses on the media’s response to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Mickey’s first guest is ethnic studies professor Nicholas Baham, III, who outlines his “Covid Chronicles,” a continuing collection of interviews from people around the US — especially from communities neglected in corporate media — about how the coronavirus is aff…
 
Historian Peter Kuznick, co-author with Oliver Stone of “The Untold History of the United States,” returns to the Project Censored Show to discuss his latest project: working with a team of other scholars and activists to create and publicize a “Global Covid 19 Solidarity Manifesto.” It demands that world governments redirect resources away from wa…
 
For the first half of the program, sociologist Andy Lee Roth describes his latest work with research librarian April Anderson indicating that Google and other internet giants are filtering out material from LGBT publications, yet allowing anti-gay hate ‘speech.’ Roth ties it in to earlier research they published that tracked a rise in censorship an…
 
Mickey’s guest for the hour is media scholar Dr. Steve Macek of North Central College in suburban Chicago. Macek, a long time contributor to Project Censored’s annual volume, compiled Chapter 4 of the most recent book Censored 2020, “Media Democracy In Action.” He summarizes some of the victories for transparency, press freedom, and worker perspect…
 
Listen to hear how 84 Lumber is changing the lumber industry and creating modern women empowerment within the construction industry! Privately held and owned by Maggie Hardy Knox, 84 Lumber is pioneering modern management in a traditionally old-school industry. With many women in top leadership roles and always looking for new innovative ways to wo…
 
Mickey’s guest for the full hour is media scholar and author, Victor Pickard. Pickard is associate professor in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. They discuss Pickard’s latest book,”Democracy Without Journalism? Confronting the Misinformation Society.” Pickard describes the dimensions of recent years’ precipi…
 
In this current COVID crisis that is affecting so many of us around the world I want to continue to share inspiring and elevating stories to get us all through. I want to introduce you to the inspiring Elnaz Sarraf, CEO and founder of the award winning Roybi Robot-the worlds first ever Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered robot for children and STE…
 
For the first half of the show, Mickey’s guest is investigative comic, Lee Camp, host of “Redacted Tonight” on RT Television, and author of the new book, “Bullet Points and Punch Lines.” They talk about the state of our free press with a touch of dark humor. Then Craig Aaron of FreePress.net returns to the show and explains his proposal that Congre…
 
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