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RockneCAST is a podcast by Rockne Cole. This is a progressive podcast about politics, ideas, movies, books and just about everything that I find interesting. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and RadioPublic.

The Power of Habits (Episode #8, 8 Aug 2020). Rockne explores the surprisingly powerful role that habits play on our daily lives through the lens of two best sellers Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and Atomic Habits by James Clear. He will also discuss the habits that Luther College choir director Weston to build a nationally known choral program. Finally he will feature song by singer songwriter Cory Grimm.

Adventures in Duluth and Gooseberry Falls (Episode #7, 14 Jul 2020). Join Rockne and Nora on their trip to Duluth and to Gooseberry Falls along the North Shore of Lake Superior. This Cast will inspire you to take a trip to one of the most beautiful cities in the Midwest!

Nelson Mandela: Peacemaker (Episode #6). This podcast will explore Nelson Mandela’s use of truth, reconciliation and forgiveness to transform one of the most tragic nations into one of the most dynamic multi-cultural nations in the world. This cast includes clips from Mandela and one from Robert F Kennedy Jr.

(#5) 19 May 2020 – To Tame The Savageness of Man. In this episode, Rockne discusses the moving speech delivered by Robert F Kennedy Jr. to a crowd moments after learning of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

(#4) 21 Apr 2020 – The Struggle and Promise of Iowa’s Small and Mid-Sized Cities. In this episode, Rockne is joined by Greg Johnson for a discussion about how small towns in Iowa can survive, and thrive.

(#3) 18 Apr 2020 – Moby Dick. In this episode, Rockne discusses Moby Dick by Herman Melville, sharing how it has been one of the great texts that have impacted his life.

(#2) 14 Apr 2020 – How can Democrats win over rural voters? In this episode, Rockne discusses some of what’s missing from the Democrat message and what needs to be done to regain rural voters.

(#1) 10 Apr 2020 – What’s Next for Progressives After Bernie? In this episode, Rockne is joined by Greg Johnson in a discussion about the future of progressive politics.

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