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The Electorette Podcast

Electorette

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The Electorette Podcast
The Electorette Podcast

The Electorette Podcast

Electorette

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The Electorette: A new podcast about politics, intersectionality and feminism. The Electorette features interviews and conversations with the women leading the resistance. They are passionate about equality, voting rights, climate change, access to healthcare & reproductive rights and all issues that make a healthy democracy.

Latest Episodes

Kina Collins, Activist, Organizer & Candidate for Illinois' 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House.

Kina Collins Kina Collins is a nationally recognized gun violence prevention and healthcare advocate running for the IL-07 Congressional District seat.Kina Collin's interest in activism began after witnessing gun violence as a 7 year-old growing up in Chicago. We discuss her candidacy against a 22-year incumbent, her success with pushing historic legislation for women, and the importance of healthcare justice for those in marginalized communities. Support Kina Collins for Congress Support the Electorette Rate & Review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2GsfQj4 Support Electorette on Patreon for $2/month: http://bit.ly/Electorette-Patreon Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electorette WANT MORE ELECTORETTE? Follow the Electorette on social media. Electorette Facebook Electorette Instagram Electorette Twitter The Electorette is a proud member of the DemCast Network! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27 MIN5 d ago
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Kina Collins, Activist, Organizer & Candidate for Illinois' 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House.

Actress & Writer, Niccole Thurman Talks Politics & Satirizing Conservatives on Comedy Central

ENiccole Thurman Actress, Improviser & Writer,Niccole Thurman talks about politics, her roles satirizing conservatives on Comedy Central, and self-care in a toxic political climate. Niccole Thurman has most recently appeared on HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show, and Shrill on Hulu. Previously, she was a Citizen Journalist on the Comedy Central show, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, where she brilliantly satirized Black conservatives in the vein of Diamond & Silk. Support the Electorette Rate & Review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2GsfQj4 Support Electorette on Patreon for $2/month: http://bit.ly/Electorette-Patreon Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electore...

34 MIN1 w ago
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Actress & Writer, Niccole Thurman Talks Politics & Satirizing Conservatives on Comedy Central

Shanda Yates, Candidate for Mississippi House of Representative

Shanda Yates is running for Mississippi's House of Representative, a state crucial for Democrats to gain legislative power in the South, including putting a stop to extreme partisan gerrymandering and fighting back against the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Support Shanda Yates' Campaign: Shanda Yates for MS House of Representatives Shanda Yates' on Twitter Shanda Yates' on Facebook The Electorette is a proud member of the DemCast Network! SUPPORT THE ELECTORETTE: Rate & Review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2GsfQj4 Support Electorette on Patreon for $2/month: http://bit.ly/Electorette-Patreon Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electorette WA...

25 MINOCT 14
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Shanda Yates, Candidate for Mississippi House of Representative

Media Matters: How CNN & MSNBC Are Letting Fox News Influence Their Abortion Coverage with Sharon Kann

This episode explores a new report by Media Matters which reveals how television networks like MSNBC and CNN, allow Fox News to influence their abortion related coverage, poisoning the coverage with lies about abortion. Sharon Kann, an abortion rights and reproductive health program director at Media Matters, discusses the details of the report. EPISODE NOTES: Media Matters Report: Other networks are letting Fox News poison abortion-related coverage with dangerous lies >>> Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electorette WANT MORE ELECTORETTE? Follow the Electorette on social media. Electorette Facebook Electorette Instagram Electorette Twitter Learn more a...

30 MINOCT 7
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Media Matters: How CNN & MSNBC Are Letting Fox News Influence Their Abortion Coverage with Sharon Kann

Debra Rodman: Democratic Candidate for Senate in Virginia

Debra Rodman is currently a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and is now running for the Senate in Virginia's 12th District. This is one of the most important local elections for Democrats to retake the Senate and shift the balance of power. This is also one of the most important local election of 2019. In our conversation, we discuss the state of politics in Virginia including reproductive rights, reducing gun violence, and election security. Debra Rodman also has some wise advice for women who are considering running for office. The Virginia Senate election is on November 5, 2019. To support Debra Rodman's Senate race, please volunteer and/or donate here: Debra Rodman For Senate >>> GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur ...

35 MINSEP 30
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Debra Rodman: Democratic Candidate for Senate in Virginia

A'shanti Gholar, Political Director for Emerge

Emerge is an organization dedicated to recruiting & training Democratic women to run for office. In this conversation with A'shanti Gholar, the political director for Emerge, we discuss the challenges women running for office face including the hurdle of proving their "electability." GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me look good! SPECIAL OFFER: Now enjoy $25 off your first purchase by visiting https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette and use code ELECTORETTE. Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues ...

36 MINSEP 23
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A'shanti Gholar, Political Director for Emerge

Ending Street Harassment with Hollaback Co-Founder & Executive Director, Emily May

EOn this episode, I talk with Emily May, the co-founder and executive director of Hollaback, an organization and campaign devoted to ending street harassment worldwide. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me look good! SPONSOR: Also, check out the latest from a great political podcast: The ELECTION RIDE HOME SPECIAL OFFER: Now enjoy $25 off your first purchase by visiting https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette and use code ELECTORETTE. Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Wan...

30 MINSEP 16
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Ending Street Harassment with Hollaback Co-Founder & Executive Director, Emily May

The Right Amount of Panic & Street Harrassment with Dr. Fiona Vera Gray

A conversation with Dr. Fiona Vera Gray about street harassment and her book, The Right Amount of Panic: How Women Trade Freedom For Safety. We discuss the stories of women in her book who experienced street harassment and cat-calling as early as age seven. We also discuss the amount of labor women extend to secure their own safety in public. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me look good! SPONSOR: Also, check out the latest from a great political podcast: The ELECTION RIDE HOME SPECIAL OFFER: Now enjoy $25 off your first purchase by visiting https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette and use code ELECTORETTE. Also, if you en...

42 MINSEP 9
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The Right Amount of Panic & Street Harrassment with Dr. Fiona Vera Gray

Truth Decay: A RAND Initiative to Restore the Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life with Jennifer Kavanaugh

This episode features a conversation with Jennifer Kavanagh, a political scientist and researcher for the RAND Corporation. We discuss their recent study, Truth Decay: A RAND Initiative to Restore the Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life. RAND defines Truth Decay as the diminishing role of facts and data in American public life. We discuss the four trends that characterize Truth Decay as well as examine some recent and historical examples. We also make the distinction between Fake News and Truth Decay as well as discuss the role of social media and the 24 hour news cycle. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me loo...

36 MINSEP 2
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Truth Decay: A RAND Initiative to Restore the Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life with Jennifer Kavanaugh

Every District: Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of EveryDistrict.US Discusses State Legislative Races

What do Democrats need to win more legislative power throughout the country? To put a stop to extreme gerrymandering? To pass the Equal Rights Amendment, a constitutional amendment guaranteeing equal rights to all Americans regardless of gender? To pass stricter gun control laws? According to Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of Every District, an organization dedicated to helping Democrats win more power at the state level, Democrats need to win more state legislative races to move the country in a more progressive direction; and they especially need to win states races in order to create fairer district electoral maps. In our conversation, Nicole Hobbs discusses why Democrats won some state legislative seats in 2018 and lost others; she also explains what we need to do to win key states in 2019 and 2020. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is buil...

43 MINAUG 26
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Every District: Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of EveryDistrict.US Discusses State Legislative Races

Latest Episodes

Kina Collins, Activist, Organizer & Candidate for Illinois' 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House.

Kina Collins Kina Collins is a nationally recognized gun violence prevention and healthcare advocate running for the IL-07 Congressional District seat.Kina Collin's interest in activism began after witnessing gun violence as a 7 year-old growing up in Chicago. We discuss her candidacy against a 22-year incumbent, her success with pushing historic legislation for women, and the importance of healthcare justice for those in marginalized communities. Support Kina Collins for Congress Support the Electorette Rate & Review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2GsfQj4 Support Electorette on Patreon for $2/month: http://bit.ly/Electorette-Patreon Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electorette WANT MORE ELECTORETTE? Follow the Electorette on social media. Electorette Facebook Electorette Instagram Electorette Twitter The Electorette is a proud member of the DemCast Network! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Kina Collins, Activist, Organizer & Candidate for Illinois' 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House.

Actress & Writer, Niccole Thurman Talks Politics & Satirizing Conservatives on Comedy Central

ENiccole Thurman Actress, Improviser & Writer,Niccole Thurman talks about politics, her roles satirizing conservatives on Comedy Central, and self-care in a toxic political climate. Niccole Thurman has most recently appeared on HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show, and Shrill on Hulu. Previously, she was a Citizen Journalist on the Comedy Central show, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, where she brilliantly satirized Black conservatives in the vein of Diamond & Silk. Support the Electorette Rate & Review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2GsfQj4 Support Electorette on Patreon for $2/month: http://bit.ly/Electorette-Patreon Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electore...

34 MIN1 w ago
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Actress & Writer, Niccole Thurman Talks Politics & Satirizing Conservatives on Comedy Central

Shanda Yates, Candidate for Mississippi House of Representative

Shanda Yates is running for Mississippi's House of Representative, a state crucial for Democrats to gain legislative power in the South, including putting a stop to extreme partisan gerrymandering and fighting back against the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Support Shanda Yates' Campaign: Shanda Yates for MS House of Representatives Shanda Yates' on Twitter Shanda Yates' on Facebook The Electorette is a proud member of the DemCast Network! SUPPORT THE ELECTORETTE: Rate & Review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2GsfQj4 Support Electorette on Patreon for $2/month: http://bit.ly/Electorette-Patreon Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electorette WA...

25 MINOCT 14
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Shanda Yates, Candidate for Mississippi House of Representative

Media Matters: How CNN & MSNBC Are Letting Fox News Influence Their Abortion Coverage with Sharon Kann

This episode explores a new report by Media Matters which reveals how television networks like MSNBC and CNN, allow Fox News to influence their abortion related coverage, poisoning the coverage with lies about abortion. Sharon Kann, an abortion rights and reproductive health program director at Media Matters, discusses the details of the report. EPISODE NOTES: Media Matters Report: Other networks are letting Fox News poison abortion-related coverage with dangerous lies >>> Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! Patreon.com/Electorette WANT MORE ELECTORETTE? Follow the Electorette on social media. Electorette Facebook Electorette Instagram Electorette Twitter Learn more a...

30 MINOCT 7
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Media Matters: How CNN & MSNBC Are Letting Fox News Influence Their Abortion Coverage with Sharon Kann

Debra Rodman: Democratic Candidate for Senate in Virginia

Debra Rodman is currently a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and is now running for the Senate in Virginia's 12th District. This is one of the most important local elections for Democrats to retake the Senate and shift the balance of power. This is also one of the most important local election of 2019. In our conversation, we discuss the state of politics in Virginia including reproductive rights, reducing gun violence, and election security. Debra Rodman also has some wise advice for women who are considering running for office. The Virginia Senate election is on November 5, 2019. To support Debra Rodman's Senate race, please volunteer and/or donate here: Debra Rodman For Senate >>> GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur ...

35 MINSEP 30
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Debra Rodman: Democratic Candidate for Senate in Virginia

A'shanti Gholar, Political Director for Emerge

Emerge is an organization dedicated to recruiting & training Democratic women to run for office. In this conversation with A'shanti Gholar, the political director for Emerge, we discuss the challenges women running for office face including the hurdle of proving their "electability." GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me look good! SPECIAL OFFER: Now enjoy $25 off your first purchase by visiting https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette and use code ELECTORETTE. Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues ...

36 MINSEP 23
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A'shanti Gholar, Political Director for Emerge

Ending Street Harassment with Hollaback Co-Founder & Executive Director, Emily May

EOn this episode, I talk with Emily May, the co-founder and executive director of Hollaback, an organization and campaign devoted to ending street harassment worldwide. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me look good! SPONSOR: Also, check out the latest from a great political podcast: The ELECTION RIDE HOME SPECIAL OFFER: Now enjoy $25 off your first purchase by visiting https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette and use code ELECTORETTE. Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette! Wan...

30 MINSEP 16
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Ending Street Harassment with Hollaback Co-Founder & Executive Director, Emily May

The Right Amount of Panic & Street Harrassment with Dr. Fiona Vera Gray

A conversation with Dr. Fiona Vera Gray about street harassment and her book, The Right Amount of Panic: How Women Trade Freedom For Safety. We discuss the stories of women in her book who experienced street harassment and cat-calling as early as age seven. We also discuss the amount of labor women extend to secure their own safety in public. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me look good! SPONSOR: Also, check out the latest from a great political podcast: The ELECTION RIDE HOME SPECIAL OFFER: Now enjoy $25 off your first purchase by visiting https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette and use code ELECTORETTE. Also, if you en...

42 MINSEP 9
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The Right Amount of Panic & Street Harrassment with Dr. Fiona Vera Gray

Truth Decay: A RAND Initiative to Restore the Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life with Jennifer Kavanaugh

This episode features a conversation with Jennifer Kavanagh, a political scientist and researcher for the RAND Corporation. We discuss their recent study, Truth Decay: A RAND Initiative to Restore the Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life. RAND defines Truth Decay as the diminishing role of facts and data in American public life. We discuss the four trends that characterize Truth Decay as well as examine some recent and historical examples. We also make the distinction between Fake News and Truth Decay as well as discuss the role of social media and the 24 hour news cycle. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me loo...

36 MINSEP 2
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Truth Decay: A RAND Initiative to Restore the Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life with Jennifer Kavanaugh

Every District: Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of EveryDistrict.US Discusses State Legislative Races

What do Democrats need to win more legislative power throughout the country? To put a stop to extreme gerrymandering? To pass the Equal Rights Amendment, a constitutional amendment guaranteeing equal rights to all Americans regardless of gender? To pass stricter gun control laws? According to Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of Every District, an organization dedicated to helping Democrats win more power at the state level, Democrats need to win more state legislative races to move the country in a more progressive direction; and they especially need to win states races in order to create fairer district electoral maps. In our conversation, Nicole Hobbs discusses why Democrats won some state legislative seats in 2018 and lost others; she also explains what we need to do to win key states in 2019 and 2020. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: https://mmlafleur.com/Electorette M.M. LaFleur is buil...

43 MINAUG 26
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Every District: Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of EveryDistrict.US Discusses State Legislative Races
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