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208 EpisodesProduced by Devon Handy and Varsha VenkatWebsite

Hellbent Podcast is a twice weekly political news and commentary podcast by Devon Handy and Varsha Venkat. They aim to bring a heavy intersectional feminist lens to the male-dominated political commentary space. They are funny, fierce, and unyielding. Their conversational style and penchant for swea… read more


40: Where Are The Children?

Devon and guest host Varsha discuss 2 separate stories about ICE and the Office of Refugee Resettlement and how this administration's immigration policies are being executed and why. They also discuss North Korea, diplomacy and what Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has to do with Ivanka Trump.

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We will also be sharing and reposting people who share their pictures using the hashtag #WearOrange on the Hellbent social media accounts!

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