Midwest Misfits

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Out of Omaha: Interview with Darcell Trotter
June 02, 2020

This episode features a candid conversation with Darcell Trotter, one of the stars of the award-winning documentary "Out of Omaha". This episode was recorded before the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed, however,

Bonus Fry: George Floyd, Coops Gone Crazy
May 29, 2020

This bonus fry does not bring great news. With the recent murder of George Floyd and the crazy incident in New York's Central Park, we feel a little defeated and even MORE scared for the state of the country and our society. This and other news.

What is a Right-to-Work State?
May 25, 2020

This week are talking about what it means to work in a 'Right-to-Work' state. They make it sound good, but is it really? We also chat with a member of the UP Railroad Union to find out what its really like on the union side of life.

Ben Sasse Bombs and Donny is Taking Drugs
May 22, 2020

A lot went on this week. We found that Donald is taking drugs and not the kind we thought. Ben Sasse royally blows it with his commencement speech at Fremont High School and it is time to embrace our dem candidates.

Film Review: 'Out of Omaha' and 'Free Meek'
May 18, 2020

This week we are stepping back into a discussion on prison reform with a review of the award-winning film Out Of Omaha and the Amazon original documentary Free Meek. Both films deal with the birth to prison pipeline and how young black men fight every...

Bonus Fry: What’s In My Feed
May 15, 2020

We are starting a new tradition here on Midwest Misfits and it is the weekly bonus fry. The news changes so fast and there are many things that need to be discussed. Sometimes in our efforts to talk about politics,

Ep. 15 What is TestNebraska?
May 11, 2020

There has been a lot of talk about this new testing site TestNebraska and it turns out that this thing, we paid $27 MILLION dollars for, is a little sketchy. Money aside, why do they ask about any allergies to hydroxychloroquine?

Nebraskans for Prison Reform with Ashleigh Jackson
May 08, 2020

We continue our discussion on prison reform with on of the founders of Nebraskans for Prison Reform, Ashleigh Jackson. Even though she is sheltering in place in her home country of Scotland, she is very much an activist for Nebraska.

Meet Paul Feilmann, Prison Reform Activist
May 04, 2020

In our quest to better understand the prison system and what it is like to be trapped in the cycle, we chat with activist Paul Feilmann. Recently Paul sat vigil outside Governor Pete Ricketts's house as a way to draw attention to the overcrowding in N...

Prison Reform: The Low Down on Lock Up
April 28, 2020

Hey Misfits, this week we are tackling the topic of prison reform. This issue has so many layers that it warrants multiple episodes, so make sure and subscribe to you don't miss a beat. The United States locks up more of its citizens than any other...