Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff

Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff

As long as there’s been oppression, there’ve been people fighting it. This weekly podcast dives into history to drag up the wildest rebels, the most beautiful revolts, and all the people who long to be—and fight to be—free. It explores complex stories of resistance that offer lessons and inspiration for us today, focusing on the ensemble casts that make up each act of history. That is to say, this podcast focuses on Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff.

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February 22, 2024 1 min

Hi, Cool People Fans! Take a listen to the trailer from the newest show from Cool Zone Media - Better Offline 

About the show: Better Offline is a weekly show exploring the tech industry’s influence and manipulation of society - and interrogating the growth-at-all-costs future that tech’s elite wants to build.

Combining narrative-form storytelling, one-on-one interviews and panel-based discussions, Better Offline cuts through the...

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In part two, Margaret continues to talk with Andrew Ti about the anarchists and former Black Panthers that came together to set up mutual aid in post-Katrina New Orleans.

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Margaret talks with Andrew Ti about the anarchists and former Black Panthers that came together to set up mutual aid in post-Katrina New Orleans.

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Margaret reads you the second part of a classic feminist horror story about the madness caused by patriarchy.

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In our final part, Margaret talks with Katy Stoll about the motley collection of rebels who sparked Irish independence

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Margaret, for the third time out of four, talks with Katy Stoll about the motley collection of rebels who sparked Irish independence.

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Margaret reads you a classic feminist horror story about the madness caused by patriarchy.

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In part two, Margaret continues to talk with Katy Stoll about the motley collection of rebels who sparked Irish independence.

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Margaret talks with Katy Stoll about the motley collection of rebels who sparked Irish independence.

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Margaret reads Shereen a story about a time traveler sent to a very strange prison.

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In part two, Margaret continues to talk with Samantha McVey about the syndicalists who ran a network of 200 clinics in Weimar Germany and the feminists who defended Roe-era clinics in California

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Margaret talks with Samantha McVey about the syndicalists who ran a network of 200 clinics in Weimar Germany and the feminists who defended Roe-era clinics in California.

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On the second part of this Cool ReRun, Margaret continues the conversation with Alynda Segarra from Hurray for the Riff Raff about how radicals got the trash taken out in New York, literally.

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On this Cool ReRun, Margaret talks with Alynda Segarra from Hurray for the Riff Raff about how radicals got the trash taken out in New York, literally.

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In part two of this week's series, Margaret continues her conversation with Kaveh Hoda about the down-and-out Black men who created the world's first modern paramedic service, way more recently than you'd imagine.

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Margaret talks with Kaveh Hoda about the down-and-out Black men who created the world's first modern paramedic service, way more recently than you'd imagine

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Margaret reads Gare an urban folk horror story.

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January 3, 2024 38 mins

On this special episode of Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff, Margaret and Sophie answer questions from you, the listeners!

CBP is detaining thousands of migrants, including children and the elderly, in the desert without food, water or shelter when overnight temperatures drop below freezing. Support the mutual aid groups helping them 

tinyurl.com/borderaidgfm or https://www.gofundme.com/jacumba-migrant-camps

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In part two of this week's episode, Margaret continues her conversation with Jamie Loftus about the Black and Indigenous soldiers who lived free in a fort in Spanish Florida until Andrew Jackson broke a lot of laws to fight them.

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Margaret talks with Jamie Loftus about the Black and Indigenous soldiers who lived free in a fort in Spanish Florida until Andrew Jackson broke a lot of laws to fight them.

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