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The YIKES Podcast

42 EpisodesProduced by Mikaela Loach and Jo BeckerWebsite

There’s a lot to make us Yikes in this world. From the climate crisis to racism to activism and resisting oppressive systems, it can call get a bit overwhelming. Yikes is a podcast which leans into the Yikes of the world rather than letting it overwhelm us. We breakdown the issues in an accessible i… read more


EPISODE 7: Black Lives Matter Is More Than a Trend (feat. Leah Thomas and Marie Beecham)

Mikaela talks to Leah Thomas (@greengirlleah) and Marie Beecham (@wastefreemarie) about how the huge influx of followers following the #BlackLivesMatter movement finally being given the attention it deserves feels being black women in the environmentalism space on instagram. We talk about tokenism, intersectionality, accountability, racial trauma, black joy and more. You can find Mikaela on instagram @mikaelaloach and for more content and to support our work, check out The Yikes Podcast on Patreon. Follow @theyikespodcast on instagram for updates and more.

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