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We're coming at you with hot takes about Ginny and Hermione's treatment of Luna, as well as questioning why Harry is so worried about Cho when he's got bigger fish to fry. We also talk about the difference between intent and outcome, and whether intent justifies certain outcomes. Support our podcast and get bonus content: www.patreon.com/acciopolit…
 
On this episode, Adri, Helene, and K. Alex talk about school rivalries, Lucius Malfoy's fantastic hairdresser, Harry's mental health and emotional growth, Ron's lack of qualifications for the Prefect role (even noted Ron apologist Adri agrees), and our media picks of the week. This week, our lovely patrons get more content in this version because A…
 
It is a truth universally acknowledged that all our hosts aspire to levels of petty displayed by one Albus Dumbledore in this chapter of OoTP. As Harry faces trial by the Wizengamot led by one very insecure Minister of Magic who just wants people to let him have power in peace even as the Wizarding World is shifting due to Voldy's return, Professor…
 
Adri and Helene scream into the void once again (for two and a half hours), thanks to JK Rowling's twitter and recent/current events shaping the dystopic YA novel no one asked for and that we're currently inhabiting (seriously, at least most of those had a juicy love triangle, can someone tell me that they've been embroiled in a juicy love triangle…
 
Join Adri and Helene as they talk about the Politics of Legacy, what legacy means to each of them, and how it informs how we view characters in the series and how legacy shifts how they think about themselves and each other. Here's the drawbridge exercise Adri alludes to when it comes to unmasking biases https://carterclasschs.weebly.com/drawbridge…
 
This episode was a wild one to edit because Julianna's microphone decided to act as if it was in some sort of cave! If you've ever tried to edit audio, you would know that taking echo out of audio is a BEAST of a feat. I'm not quite sure I succeeded in this, but never fear, episode 506 will be out on Monday to make sure our schedule is back on trac…
 
Here's a snippet of our Patreon-exclusive episode of The Girl Who Lived! Want to hear the rest of the episode? Become a Patron for as little as $2/month at www.patreon.com/acciopolitics Send us your thoughts on how the Potter series has influenced the way you view and understand the world: info@acciopolitics.com or leave us a voice mail at 915-996-…
 
Julianna and Adri talk about the politics of secrecy and how secrets can be manifestations of people's power over each other. Secrets can shut people out from obtaining power because knowledge is something that can be wielded against someone. Conversely, limited sharing of information can persuade someone to take actions against their own self-inte…
 
In this installment of our lovely podcast, Julianna and Adri chat about the importance of kindness and gratitude, parliaments of owls, assumption and how it manifests itself in the chapter, and we drop some intel on upcoming Patreon rewards. Support our podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/acciopolitics Find us online: www.acciopolitics.com Socializ…
 
On this special episode of Accio Politics, Adri and producer Helene scream into the void, but first we: 1. Sort current Democratic Presidential Nominees and learn more about their stances. 2. Break our vow to not directly equate our politicians to actual Harry Potter characters. 3. Discuss JK's trans-phobic tweet. Support this podcast on Patreon: w…
 
In the Summary episode for GoF, Julianna and I talk about white male privilege and what that has to with a certain spell that Harry Favors, how we stan a queen, and how Voldemort has a definite fan club in the series. Support the podcast on Patreon: www.Patreon.com/acciopoliticsBy Adriana Wilson / MuggleNet
 
Seth, the most reluctant of readers, joins me in talking about chapter 36, "The Parting of the Ways," of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. We talk about wizarding justice *insert Law & Order sound* and how Cornelius (Bob) Fudge is the absolute woooooorst. We also talk about grassroot resistance and Dumbledore.…
 
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