A freelance writer and performing songwriter, Robin Renee‘s work has appeared in many publications including PanGaia, Blessed Bi Spirit, Big Hammer #12, The New York Quarterly, Songwriter’s Market, and That Takes Ovaries – Bold Females and their Brazen Acts (Random House). Her recordings include In Progress, All Six Senses, Live Devotion, spirit.rocks.sexy, and This. She is one of the co-hosts of the Audacious Eleven podcast, part of the Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network.. Google
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The Leftscape Podcast: ‘Activism Online and Elsewhere (Episode 11)’

Despite the audio issues that gave Robin Renée and Mary McGinley a bit of an echo effect, this episode of The Leftscape is well worth an attentive listen.

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The Leftscape Podcast: ‘What We See on the Outside (Episode 10)’

Mary McGinley, Wendy Sheridan, and Robin Renée often record The Leftscape remotely, but this week they were happy to be back in the same room to record live from Chez Wendy!

The Leftscape Podcast: ‘Captive on a Carousel (Episode 9)’

With credit due to Joni Mitchell for the lyric “captive on a carousel of time” from “The Circle Game,” the title of this episode refers to two topics that come up in conversation

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The Leftscape Podcast: ‘Permit Patty Problems (Episode 8)’

As uncool as it is when cell phones are the instruments used to call the authorities on unsuspecting black people generally existing in public, it is at least a bit of a consolation prize that lately they are also being used to record these altercations for the world to see.

The Leftscape Podcast: ‘Outrage Fatigue (Episode 7)’

This week in The Leftscape Podcast Robin Renée, Mary McGinley, and Wendy Sheridan contemplate outrage fatigue and the never-ending stream that seems designed to wear us down.

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The Leftscape Podcast: ‘The “B” Word (Episode 5)’

The latest episode of The Leftscape was brought to you by the letter “B.” Though it would make a great discussion to send shout outs to some of our favorite moments on Sesame Street, this particular show didn’t do that.

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The Leftscape Podcast: ‘Pagans, Prison, and Propaganda (Episode 4)’

Robin Renée, Mary McGinley, and Wendy Sheridan begin the new episode of The Leftscape, “Pagans, Prison, and Propaganda,” by recognizing the summer solstice and the Pagan celebration of Litha.

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The Leftscape Podcast: ‘Who Can Be Heroes? (Episode 3)’

The Leftscape is not about punditry. It is about real people considering, discussing, and working through the social and political landscape from a progressive perspective.

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The Leftscape Podcast: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (Episode 1)

The first episode of The Leftscape™ podcast, Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes, has been released. The new podcast promises to explore “the shape of progressive conversation,” but don’t expect it to be all about politics.