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Kellan Baker joins Colin to discuss Pride month, attacks on transgender rights and access to health care, and policy issues that affect broader LGBTQI+ health.
Jun 9, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Colin Seeberger, Erin Phillips, 2 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli
Nick Wilson joins the podcast to discuss the overabundance of guns in the United States, how MAGA extremists are silencing calls for gun control, and paths forward for gun safety legislation.
Apr 27, 2023
In a new op-ed, David Madland breaks down why Gov. DeSantis’ anti-worker agenda shouldn’t go unnoticed.
Apr 18, 2023
The Pennsylvania Capitol-Star
Nathan Wolfson commemorates Yom HaShoah by remembering his family’s history in the Holocaust. He warns that increasing antisemitism from the far right poses a real threat in America.
Apr 13, 2023
This week, Sammy Kanter and Maddie Medved from Girl and the Gov join the podcast to discuss why so many young people are checked out of politics and how to get them plugged back in.
Mar 31, 2023
The Brennan Center's Michael Waldman joins Daniella to discuss the need to pass voting rights reform in 2023.
Dec 16, 2022
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Erin Phillips, Kelly McCoy, 1 More
CAP Action Managing Director of Democracy Policy William Roberts joins Daniella to discuss rising threats to U.S. democracy and the impact of election denialism.
Nov 17, 2022
Daniella Gibbs Léger, William Roberts, Erin Phillips, 2 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli
In an op-ed, Akilah Alleyne argues that the United States has an urgent need to invest in schools and teachers. Alleyne argues that MAGA extremists are trying to brush past the investment challenges facing our schools and instead they focus their efforts on pushing for book bans.
Nov 3, 2022
Mark Leibovich joins Daniella to discuss his new book; how Trumpism took hold in the Republican Party; the correlation between Trump and MAGA extremism; and what the future holds for Republicans, Democrats, and American democracy.
Nov 2, 2022
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Erin Phillips, Kelly McCoy, 2 More
Tricia Woodcome, Sam Signorelli
Patrick Gaspard, Stanley B. Greenberg, Celinda Lake, and Mike Lux argue that Democrats need to center the economy in the 2022 midterm elections.
Oct 21, 2022
The American Prospect
Patrick Gaspard, Stanley Greenberg, Celinda Lake, 1 More
Former U.S. Ambassador Norm Eisen joins Daniella to discuss the various legal cases against former President Donald Trump, the upcoming January 6 committee hearing, and ways to protect U.S. democracy.
Oct 7, 2022
Debu Gandhi debunks the “open border” myth and discusses why Congress must act on a bipartisan basis to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
Sep 22, 2022
NBC News Think
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