Airplane Mode with Liz Plank

Airplane Mode with Liz Plank offers a blend of sociopolitical commentary and personal wellness content, focusing on gender equality, the nuances of dating and relationships, systemic challenges in mental health, and the intersection of individual actions with broader societal issues. It encourages community connection and offers support through sharing circles.

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2535 implied HN points β€’ 24 Jan 24
  1. The lack of Oscars nominations for the Barbie movie highlights gender bias in the film industry
  2. Only eight female directors have ever been nominated in the 95-year history of the Academy Awards, showing a significant gender disparity
  3. The success of the Barbie movie, despite lack of recognition, shows the industry's need for change and the importance of celebrating female creators
1159 implied HN points β€’ 09 Feb 24
  1. There are concerns about Biden's memory and cognitive function affecting his potential reelection campaign.
  2. Biden could prevent Trump's second term by stepping down and allowing new Democratic candidates to enter the race.
  3. Allowing a different candidate to replace Biden could address challenges like lack of enthusiasm among voters and the threat of a second Trump presidency.
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1022 implied HN points β€’ 08 Feb 24
  1. Single people are a growing population and should be treated with respect and dignity.
  2. Being in a relationship doesn't guarantee happiness, and single people often lead fulfilling lives outside of dating.
  3. Avoid making assumptions about single people's desires and priorities, and focus on celebrating their achievements and providing support.
864 implied HN points β€’ 01 Feb 24
  1. Fox News has acknowledged the reality of carbon emissions after reporting on Taylor Swift's private jet use.
  2. Private jets contribute significantly to carbon emissions, with celebrities like Swift producing much more than the average person.
  3. Progressives have proposed various solutions to address private jet emissions, but face resistance from conservatives.
884 implied HN points β€’ 18 Jan 24
  1. The privatization of stress theory highlights how mental wellness is viewed as an individual issue rather than a societal one.
  2. The cycle of stress privatization traps individuals in jobs that make them miserable, perpetuating a harmful system.
  3. Individualized causes and cures for stress fail to address the systemic issues and lack of public mental health support.
786 implied HN points β€’ 26 Jan 24
  1. Unselfing is about losing our egos and reconnecting with the nourishing aspects of the world.
  2. Approaching collective problems from an individualistic perspective can lead to paralysis; collective action is more effective and fulfilling.
  3. Technology, like social media, can help us stay connected and mobilize for social change amidst challenging times.
39 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. A sharing circle event with gentle goal-setting prompts is scheduled with Komal Minhas.
  2. The event is set to take place at 9amPT/12ET on a Sunday.
  3. There is an option for a 7-day free trial to access more content related to the event.