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EPISODE 75 – The REAL forgotten American women and men – with directors of Netflix’s “Flint Town”

EPISODE 75 – The REAL forgotten American women and men – with directors of Netflix’s “Flint Town”

The show notes for Episode 75 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/03/episode-75-the-real-forgotten-american-women-and-men-with-directors-of-netflixs-flint-town.html Jessica Dimmock on Twitter: @JessicaDimmock Flint Town on Netflix Flint Town on Wikipedia Julie Hinds at the Detroit Free Press: Netflix’s ‘Flint Town’ offers behind-the-scenes look at city’s police T-Rex on Netflix The Good: Sam Levine at Huffington Post: Top ACLU Voting Rights Lawyer Rips Into Trump Expert’s Evidence Of Kansas […]

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EPISODE 74 – Why is the GOP burning $10 million? – wsg data journalist G. Elliott Morris

EPISODE 74 – Why is the GOP burning $10 million? – wsg data journalist G. Elliott Morris

The show notes for Episode 74 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/03/episode-74-conor-lamb-has-already-won-but-dont-get-too-excited-wsg-data-journalist-g-elliott-morris.html G. Elliott Morris on Twitter: @GElliottMorris G. Elliott Morris’s website: The Crosstab The Patreon page for The Crosstab is HERE. The 2018 Midterm Elections Forecast from G. Elliott Morris’s model is HERE. G. Elliott Morris at The Economist: Conor Lamb is likely to lose PA-18 The Good: Sean McElwee, Jesse H. […]

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EPISODE 73 – How to fight the NRA’s leadership – with Shannon Watts from Mom’s Demand Action

EPISODE 73 – How to fight the NRA’s leadership – with Shannon Watts from Mom’s Demand Action

The show notes for Episode 73 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/03/episode-73-how-to-fight-the-nras-leadership-with-shannon-watts-from-moms-demand-action.html Shannon Watts on Twitter: @ShannonRWatts Moms Demand Action on Twitter: @MomsDemand Everytown on Twitter: @Everytown Moms Demand Action website: MomsDemandAction.org/ Join Moms Demand Action on Facebook: Facebook.com/MomsDemandAction Shannon Watts’ interview on the terrific Stay Tuned With Preet podcast with Preet Bharara is HERE. The Good: John W. Schoen at CNBC: West […]

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EPISODE 72: How about some  optimism for a change???! with special guest Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel)

EPISODE 72: How about some optimism for a change???! with special guest Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel)

The show notes for Episode 72 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/02/episode-72-how-about-some-optimism-for-a-change-with-special-guest-daniel-nichanian-taniel.html Daniel Nichanian on Twitter: @Taniel Daniel Nichanian’s website: DanielNichanian.com Daniel Nichanian at Vox: The voting rights manifesto: a state-by-state plan to defend democracy Daniel Nichanian at The New York Times: The Case for Allowing Felons to Vote The Good: Axl Rose on Twitter: @AxlRose Michael J. Malbin at the Brookings Institution: […]

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EPISODE 71 – A document as important as the INDIVISIBLE GUIDE??? wsg Sharon Shutler of @WofAVA

EPISODE 71 – A document as important as the INDIVISIBLE GUIDE??? wsg Sharon Shutler of @WofAVA

The show notes for Episode 71 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/02/episode-71-a-document-as-important-as-the-indivisible-guide-wsg-sharon-shutler-of-wofava.html Sharon Shutler of We of Action: @WofAVA Virginia Grassroots in on the web at VirginiaGrassroots.org. Get Lessons Learned from the 2017 Virginia Elections – How the Grassroots Helped Flip VA Blue HERE. WhyVAMatters2017.org The Good: Emma Gonzalez’s amazing speech: Transcript HERE. Devlin Barrett and Josh Dawsey at The Washington Post: Florida […]

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EPISODE 70: What makes the Russian investigation different? – with special guest Marcy Wheeler (@EmptyWheel)

EPISODE 70: What makes the Russian investigation different? – with special guest Marcy Wheeler (@EmptyWheel)

The show notes for Episode 70 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/02/episode-70-what-makes-the-russian-investigation-different-with-special-guest-marcy-wheeler-emptywheel.html Marcy Wheeler on Twitter: @EmptyWheel Marcy Wheeler at New Republic: All Glenn Greenwald’s Women Marcy Wheeler at Huffington Post: The Nunes-Ryan Civil Liberties Sham Marcy Wheeler at Vice.com: All the Key Details Republicans Left Out of Their Famous Memo Marcy Wheeler at Politico: Democrats Embraced a Flawed Dossier — And Gave […]

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EPISODE 69 – The level of corruption is breaking records – with special guest Congressman John Sarbanes

EPISODE 69 – The level of corruption is breaking records – with special guest Congressman John Sarbanes

The show notes for Episode 69 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-69-the-level-of-corruption-is-breaking-records-with-special-guest-congressman-john-sarbanes.html Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes on Twitter: @RepSarbanes Information about the Government by the People Act HERE. Information about The Us Campaign is at TheUsCampaign.com. The Good: Andrew Prokop at Vox: Pennsylvania’s gerrymandered House map was just struck down — with huge implications for 2018 New brief filed by six GOP attorneys […]

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EPISODE 68 – Think of Donald Trump as Chickenpox

EPISODE 68 – Think of Donald Trump as Chickenpox

The show notes for Episode 68 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-68-think-of-donald-trump-as-chickenpox.html The Good: CBS News: Who are the Republicans retiring from Congress after 2018? Veronica Stracqualursi at CNN: Trey Gowdy steps down from House Ethics Committee, citing ‘workload’ Gabriel Debendetti and Daniel Strauss at Politico: The next GOP panic: Governors races The Bad: Jeff Stein at The Washington Post: Smoking penalties, ER […]

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Episode 67 – There’s so much healing possible (but the wounds are still there) – wsg Rachael Denhollander, the first to speak out about Larry Nassar

Episode 67 – There’s so much healing possible (but the wounds are still there) – wsg Rachael Denhollander, the first to speak out about Larry Nassar

The show notes for Episode 67 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-67-theres-so-much-healing-possible-but-the-wounds-are-still-there-an-interview-with-the-first-woman-to-speak-out-about-larry-nassar.html Listen to Rachael Denhollander on Episode 31 of the Burn It All Down podcast HERE. Christopher Haxel and Matt Mencarini at the Lansing State Journal: Rachael Denhollander: ‘MSU officials silenced’ Larry Nassar’s victims Stephanie Wang at the Indy Star: ‘I knew what the cost would be’: Why sexual assault victims stay […]

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Episode 66 – The U.S. Census is like the base for the stew – with special guest Ari Berman

Episode 66 – The U.S. Census is like the base for the stew – with special guest Ari Berman

The show notes for Episode 66 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/01/episode-66-the-u-s-census-is-like-the-base-for-the-stew-with-special-guest-ari-berman.html Ari Berman on Twitter: @AriBerman Ari Berman at Mother Jones: Trump’s Pick to Run 2020 Census Has Defended Racial Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Laws The Good: Thomas Fuller at The New York Times: Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal in California The Bad: James Hohmann at The Washington Post: Trump’s true priorities […]

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Episode 65 – 2017: A year when every day was a month of news – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

Episode 65 – 2017: A year when every day was a month of news – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

The show notes for Episode 65 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-65-2017-a-year-when-every-day-was-a-month-of-news-with-special-guest-sarah-kendzior.html Sarah Kendzior on Twitter: @SarahKendzior My book "The View From Flyover Country" will be available in print this spring. Includes new essays. Pre-order here! https://t.co/33xAqA8fBX pic.twitter.com/ekThVCGN3D — Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) October 26, 2017 Sarah Kendzior’s website: SarahKendzior.com Sarah Kendzior at The Globe and Mail: Alabama proves that appealing to Trump voters […]

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