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Staying informed (and sane) in election season

Staying informed (and sane) in election season

This week we are joined by Sarah and Beth from the Pantsuit Politics podcast. We discuss tips for staying informed and having nuanced conversations around charged topics. We also discuss the effects of our recent Internet fast. What you’ll hear: Resources for staying informed The myth of political neutrality Why we need discourse (and disagreement) in politics Thoughts from an internet 'fast' Can I quote you on that? “A lot of people seem informed and that’s fine. It’s fine to be interested in politics, it’s fine not to be interested in it.” Sarah Holland “It’s not about neutrality, it’s about transparency.” Sarah Holland  “We try to ascribe moral value to things that are amoral. Not everything has to be about right and wrong.” Sarah Holland “There’s always the option to broaden your perspective, and the opportunity for it.” Beth Silvers “We can stand for something without it being oppositional. We don’t have to define everything by it’s adversary.” Beth Silvers “Boundaries are esse