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Unf*cking The Republic

94 EpisodesProduced by UNFTR Media

Unf*cking The Republic (UNFTR) is a series of audio essays on the grand American experiment lovingly curated and presented by a quasi-anonymous political writer.  Each essay reflects on a singular topic that is generally misunderstood or purposely obfuscated by the so-called “powers that be.” As we … read more


Holiday Quickie: How the Manch stole Christmas.

Our little Unf*cking team wishes the Unf*cking community a safe and healthy holiday season. We'll be back on January 8th with a new drop but here's a Holiday Quickie to tide you over. In this Quickie we examine three positive things that have occurred since Biden took office. (We had to look pretty hard for these, but wanted to end on a positive note.) Then we offer thanks and praise to Joe Manchin for taking a giant shit on the poor. What a guy. Happy, Merry and all that crap. See you in the New Year!


Intro: 00:00:07

Skit: 00:01:27

Segment 1: 00:04:36

Segment 2: 00:10:59

Segment 3: 00:13:16

Segment 4: 00:16:27

Show Notes: 00:26:28

Emails + Shoutouts: 00:32:21

Outro: 1:02:20


The Intercept: The Mysterious Case Of Joe Biden And The Future Of Drone Wars

FiveThirtyEight: How Biden Is Reshaping The Courts

The New York Times: Extreme Poverty Has Been Sharply Cut. What Has Changed?

Common Dreams: Displaying 'Inhuman Disdain' for Working Families, Manchin Said Child Tax Credit Would Be Used for Drugs

Time: ​​The House Just Passed Biden’s Build Back Better Bill. Here’s What’s In It

Brookings: What does the Build Back Better Framework mean for BIPOC communities?


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