December 7, 2018

Unmediated Updates

Sharing our congratulations to past guests and unveiling some exciting news on The Reader KICKSTARTER Launching FEB 5

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November 30, 2018

The Politics of Food

We talk with author, farmer, and innovator Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms. He describes the ways in which we can eat cleaner, better tasting, more sustainable food that is also good for the environment. Joel speaks with us about how the government is creating a problematic food industry in the United States. 

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#ReaderMag #CuratedStacks #Unmediated #PolyfaceFarms #JoelSalatin #FoodInc.





November 16, 2018

Literacy and Imprisonment

In this week's episode, Steve Bell of the Prison Library Project shares his personal journey from prison to passing the Bar. He credits his success to a simple yet necessary approach, reading and giving others the gift of reading. With an estimated 75% illiteracy rate in the United States prison system, Steve tells us how the Prison Library Project is combating recidivism one book at a time!


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November 9, 2018

Live @ DTR Art Walk Part 2

Live at Downtown Redlands Art Walk Part 2

A conversation with Skoolboiz Founder & HS Educator Duan Kellum and 

Reader Magazine Co-Founder Chris Theodore

on Using Art for Social Change


The Reader Magazine is independent news media 17 years strong that has earned the designation of B-Corp for its commitment to community, the environment & social justice.

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Skool Boiz is an apparel line that focuses on social, economic, political & consciousness issues - Wear Your Voice / Create Change

Check out FOLLOW @duan_and_only & @skoolboiz for upcoming Live Printing Events 


Thank you @DTRArtWalk for putting on a great event! 

November 2, 2018

Live @ DTR Art Walk PART 1

Ep. 10

We had a great live show @dtrartwalk and proud to showcase local Redlands artists in PART 1 of our Live Episode

Listen in on the conversation with photographer Daniel Gohman & mixed media artist Theresa Van Ornum

on the topic of Using Art for Social Change: cutting through the noise, making a connection, raising awareness & supporting conservation efforts with The ArtLands, and the power of shifting from what we're against to what we are "for" 

Learn more about our guests ... & @theresavanornum & @theartlands


In celebrating artists, we take this opportunity to thank the creator of our original theme song Sam Marsey. Be sure to check his music out on Spotify:


Photo Credit: Xinhua/Mohammed Mohammed

A conversation with Harvard educated Shireen Al-Adeimi, College of Education Assistant Professor at Michigan State University & frontline activist in restoring peace in Yemen...

speaks on Yemeni #Hope for Democracy then & now   /  challenging the instigative role of the U.S. both under the Obama and Trump administration  /  inspiring a generation for peace advocacy  /  the 2 million children without access to education  /  the devastating famine  /  and her family’s struggle in Yemen now

             If we care about the injustice of one ,

                                     then we have to care about the injustice of all 

WHAT CAN WE DO? — email and call your Congressional Representative & Senators  to cosponsor #HConRes138 the resolution to end US Armed Forces presence in Yemen

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In Episode 7 Chris Theodore laid the foundation of why Independent Media is critical to the political power of any community. In this BONUS EPISODE we focus on another form of idependent media, the locally owned newspaper -- we found one in Claremont! and we talk with reporter Matthew Bramlett of the Claremont Courier.

We discuss local media and what it's like being a local reporter in today's fake news and corporatized media.  


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October 12, 2018

The Future of Banking?

In Episode 8 we talk with the Ellen Brown about the possibilities of Public Banking and how the current banking system fails US

She hosts the popular podcast "It's Our Money" of the Progresssive Radio Network

(also hosted on Podbean) 

Ellen Brown is an attorney, Founder & Chair of the Public Banking Institute, author of twelve books and hundreds of articles. Her books include the best-selling Web of Debt and The Public Bank Solution 

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October 4, 2018

Independent Media Matters

Our 7th episode is a conversation with Chris Theodore, Founder of Noble Media and Co-Founder of The Reader Magazine

The Reader is a print and digital local media channel, a California Benefit Corporation and Certified B-Corp doing business as a force for good!

From Alvin & the Chipmunks to Leadership and Public Banking, we discuss the shift in media ownership, the state of journalism, solutions journalism, political responsibility, the power of small business owners, sacred places, trust and truth

... and the future of co-operatively owned independent local media that radically improves the level at which people are informed across the nation and the world.

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September 26, 2018

The Power of Being Seen

We are back! In our 6th episode, Dr. Heather King and Jacobe Varela discuss representation and what it means to be heard.

Inspired to read? Here is a list of some of the fantastic books we discussed in this week's episode:

1. All American Boys - Jason Renyolds 

2. Mexican Whiteboy - Matt De La Pena 

3. Monster - Walter Dean Meyer 

4. The Bells - Dahonielle Clayton

5. Children of Blood and Bone - Tomi Adeyemi

Let us know what you're reading @UNMEDIATEDPOD on IG & Twitter



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