A.Ron has a great conversation with Vaush, a libertarian socialist, about how we can implement leftist economic ideas such as worker co-ops, market socialism, and stronger unions, from within a liberal free-market democracy. We also discuss his personal history, his style of debate and argument, why we cannot afford to abandon electoral politics, and his plans for the future.Read More
This week on One Weird Trick, A.Ron talks about amateur therapy and the usefulness of well-meaning groups, and Cecily talks about key skills for being a good listener. Then, we hear some suggestions for lint-free towels, other means of having sex for the first time, and a request for places to find sex toys!Read More
Corey Cottrell comes back to share thoughts on Kamala Harris as Democratic VP pick, the latest on Trump’s war on the USPS and mail in voting, then we get personal and talk about his recent split from the podcast Moving Forward, our concerns for liberals embracing Project Lincoln, and in what capacities can we work with conservatives towards good faith governance.Read More
In the 19th episode of One Weird Trick, A.Ron talks about the basis of good relationships with your sexual partner, and Cecily talks about positive affirmations and how they can improve your mental outlook.
Then, they discuss feedback from an employee facing a high-risk Covid work situation, updates on surviving conversion therapy, a listener’s weird trick on nonviolent communication, and having your kids do chores when the standards are high.Read More
The Post Office is under attack during a time where we may need it the most. A.Ron explores the validity of claims by Trump that our elections are rigged, and that mail in voting is particularly susceptible to fraud, and discusses what we can do to keep our elections democratic, safe, and fair. Then Nova Reid joins the podcast to discuss her work on anti-racist education and race relations in the UK. Be sure to check out her TED Talk, “Not All Superheros Wear Capes – How You Have the Power to Change the World”!Read More
In the 17th episode of One Weird Trick, A.Ron talks about anger and Cecily breaks down exactly what “emotional labor” means. Then, they discuss feedback, which includes sharing personal stories of understanding, staying sane in the time of COVID, being single late in life, and undervaluing premium content.Read More