Beltway Banthas: Star Wars on hope, fear and a much needed New Year

by Beltway Banthas

Star Wars is all about conquering fear. Naming it. Facing it. It’s the destiny of a Jedi after all. This episode is a reflection on fear, attachment and the search for hope beyond 2020. It’s okay if you don’t feel hope. This year has been hard.

 hope is like the sun…if you only believe in it when you see it, you’ll never make it through the night.”

Happy New Year everyone. May the Force be with you. 

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Beltway Banthas is a podcast about the intersection of Star Wars and politics. For host Stephen Kent, one of those things is politics. Star Wars draws from our world’s politics just as much as it contributes to it by influencing policymakers, journalists and thought leaders. On this podcast, we seek to understand how Star Wars impacts the world we live in, while also covering the Star Wars news, gossip and hype of the day. The show is produced by Riley Blanton.

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