Category: Democracy (22)

Why We Vote on Tuesday

November 26, 2019

Our latest episode with Seth Flaxman of Democracy Works is all about how his organization is making it easier than ever to vote. We thought we’d look at why Tuesday was chosen as a “convenient” election day.

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The Impact of Shelby v. Holder

November 20, 2019

We talked with Marcia Johnson-Blanco of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Election Protection program. One of the most worrying election issues we talked about was the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court Case, and the damage it did to certain states’ electoral infrastructure.

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Trailer: Probable Futures

July 19, 2019

“Though the future might be hard, humanity will persist.” In this upcoming season, we examine what our probable future is going to look like and interviewed guests with expertise in a variety of fields. We discuss the economics of healthcare, the probabilities of tolerable climate futures, the enormous collateral consequences of the current cash bail […]

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Marí Urbina

May 31, 2019

“We have power to make the politically impossible possible.”

Marí Urbina is the National Political Director of Indivisible, an organization that cultivates a grassroots movement of thousands of local Indivisible groups to elect progressive leaders and realize bold progressive policies. We discuss the power of grassroots movements, speaking with one voice, and building an inclusive democracy.

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