[shared_counts]Irene returns to Delegate Wars with news from Portugal, Spain and France. During her travels by car, Irene has seen first hand the impact of the energy crisis in Europe, with gas prices at $7 per gallon. Hitting cities such as Toledo, wine country in France and other destinations in Spain and Portugal, Irene has spoken with family and friends about inflation and their out look for the winter. Is the news that we hear about Germany and 10% energy reduction as dire as they sound?Zee then asks Irene about her family's experience in Portugal, and what the conditions were like under Estado Novo, one of the dictatorships which held power from 1933 to 1974. A fascinating discussion with a fascinating person. Irene's Photos From Her Travels
[shared_counts]Izzy Lyman joins The Mighty Humanzee for a post mortem of the August 2022 Republican State Convention. In particular, what was the public's reaction to the press reporting the grassroot MAGA delegates overwhelming the process. Learn how the convention was supposed to operate, and how committee members strayed from protocols that triggered the uproarious response from delegates.
[shared_counts]In this episode, Izzy Lyman from Petosky, Michigan joins us to discuss the role of home schooling in grassroots movements, and how grassroots political activity is influencing northern Michigan. For home schooling parents, this will be special episode. For those parents considering home schooling, there is interesting discussion as well.Michigan is facing a cultural change, and Izzy discusses the origin of that in northern ramparts of the Great Lakes state.
[shared_counts]A special event, an international podcast as The Mighty Humanzee is joined by Irene Almeida from Portugal. Irene immigrated with her family to the United States at the age of 8, and grew up in New Jersey. Irene has been involved in politics from a very young age, having worked on campaigns at the local level to Christine Todd Whitman.Irene and Zee discuss her background, what drew her to politics as a conservative, and swap war stories about becoming precinct delegates. A great episode with an remarkable guest.