Latest Episodes

A future worth making – with special guest communications specialist Anat Shenker-Osorio
June 01, 2020

Anat Shenker-Osorio on Twitter: @anatosaurus - Listen to the essential Words to Win By podcast HERE. - - Help Progressives Everywhere help grassroots organizations working for racial justice...

Trump reminds you to vote by mail — with special guest Michigan Sec. of State Jocelyn Benson
May 25, 2020

Jocelyn Benson on Twitter: @JocelynBenson - Purchase Jocelyn Benson's book State Secretaries of State: Guardians of the Democratic Process HERE. - Todd Spangler at The Detroit Free Press: Secretary of State: All Michigan voters will get absentee ball...

Don’t just praise the heroes, PAY the heroes – with special guest U.S. Senator Gary Peters
May 18, 2020

Senator Gary Peters on Twitter: @GaryPeters and @SenGaryPeters - Peters Announces Coronavirus “Heroes Fund” Proposal, Calls for $25,000 Pay Increase for Essential Workers on Frontlines of Pandemic Response -

Letting the vulnerable die – with special guest Sawyer Hackett, spokesperson for Sec. Julián Castro
May 11, 2020

Sawyer Hackett on Twitter: @SawyerHackett - Sec. Castro on Twitter: @JulianCastro - - - David M.

An authoritarian P.T. Barnum – with special guest rhetoric professor Jennifer Mercieca
May 04, 2020

Jennifer Mercieca on Twitter: @jenmercieca - Jennifer Mercieca's website: - Pre-purchase Jennifer Mercieca's book Demagogue for President: The Rhetorical Genius of Donald Trump HERE

A terrifying gift – with special guest historian and journalist David M. Perry
April 27, 2020

David M. Perry on Twitter: @Lollardfish - David M. Perry at Today's biggest act of patriotic love - David M. Perry's interview with Julián Castro at Gen is HERE. - Other good historians to follow on Twitter are Monica H.

Why Wall Street LOVES this pandemic – with special guest David Dayen of The American Prospect
April 20, 2020

David Dayen on Twitter: @DDayen - The American Prospect online is at - The American Prospect on Twitter: @TheProspect - Purchase David Dayen's first book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Forecl...

Why is COVID-19 so deadly for Black people? wsg Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist
April 13, 2020

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist on Twitter: @LtGovGilchrist - - For information about how you can help during this pandemic, go to -

The one thing Donald Trump has done that surprised me – wsg Michael Grunwald from Politico
April 06, 2020

Michael Grunwald on Twitter: @MikeGrunwald - Buy Michael Grunwald's book The New New Deal in paperback HERE and for Kindle HERE. - Buy Michael Grunwald's book The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise HERE. -

The fight to vote – with special guest elections attorney Marc E. Elias
March 30, 2020

Marc E. Elias on Twitter: @marceelias - Marc's website: Democracy Docket - Listen to Marc on David Plouffe's Campaign HQ podcast HERE. - Marc's "four pillars to safeguard voting rights with vote by mail": -