Category: Podcast

Episode 45 – The base of the Democratic Party are Black women with special guest @AngryBlackLady Imani Gandy

Episode 45 – The base of the Democratic Party are Black women with special guest @AngryBlackLady Imani Gandy

The show notes for Episode 45 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/08/episode-45-the-base-of-the-democratic-party-are-black-women-with-special-guest-angryblacklady-imani-gandy.html Imani Gandy on Twitter: @AngryBlackLady Imani Gandy at Rewire.news. Darcie Moran at MLive: Hundreds gather in Ann Arbor after Virginia’s deadly white nationalist rally Corey Pein on On the Media‘s Mind the Gap: Something Is Emerging From This Community Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept: The Misguided Attacks on ACLU for Defending […]

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Episode 44 – How to win: Get your millennial friends to vote and RUN! wsg Sean McElwee & Darrin Camilleri

Episode 44 – How to win: Get your millennial friends to vote and RUN! wsg Sean McElwee & Darrin Camilleri

The show notes for Episode 44 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/08/episode-44-how-to-win-get-your-millennial-friends-to-vote-and-run-wsg-sean-mcelwee-darrin-camilleri.html Sean McElwee on Twitter: @SeanMcElwee Sean McElwee at Demos: A Higher Minimum Wage Has Broad Appeal Sean McElwee at The Nation: How Oregon Increased Voter Turnout More Than Any Other State Darrin Camilleri on Twitter: @DarrinCamilleri Crain’s Detroit “20 in Their 20s” article on Darrin Camilleri: DARRIN CAMILLERI, 25 Vice News: […]

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Episode 43 – Trumpcare: Zombie, Vampire or Frankenstein? wsg Chad Bolt & Charles Gaba

Episode 43 – Trumpcare: Zombie, Vampire or Frankenstein? wsg Chad Bolt & Charles Gaba

The show notes for Episode 43 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-43-trumpcare-zombie-vampire-or-frankenstein-wsg-chad-bolt-charles-gaba.html Chad Bolt on Twitter: @Chadderr Charles Gaba on Twitter: @Charles_Gaba Charles Gaba’s website: ACASignUps.net The buoyancy of Kid Rock in polls suggests that Dems need to make sure the 2018 message is “Rs can’t govern,” not “Washington is broken." — Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) July 28, 2017 Paul N. Van de Water […]

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Episode 42 – Normalizing lunacy with special guests Andy Slavitt and Laura Packard

Episode 42 – Normalizing lunacy with special guests Andy Slavitt and Laura Packard

The show notes for Episode 42 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-42-normalizing-lunacy-with-special-guests-andy-slavitt-and-laura-packard.html Intro: Dean Heller on the AHCA bill on June 23rd: Heller in June: https://t.co/R2U48la6ENNothing changed in Trumpcare adresses his objections.NV: 775-686-5770 702-388-6605DC: 202-224-6244 — S Ellis (@toomanyclocks) July 22, 2017 To help support Eclectablog during our summer fundraiser, click HERE. Andy Slavitt on Twitter: @ASlavitt Andy Slavitt at USA Today: Trump […]

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TRANSCRIPT: Podcast Episode 40 – “That’s just disgusting” wsg Anita Cameron from National ADAPT & Aditi Juneja

TRANSCRIPT: Podcast Episode 40 – “That’s just disgusting” wsg Anita Cameron from National ADAPT & Aditi Juneja

Last week’s episode of the Sit and Spin Room podcast featured activists from the disability community. We had several requests for a transcript and I lamented the fact that it would take 5-6 hours to transcribe a 90-minute podcast, time I simply do not have. And to pay for a transcriber to do it is outside of our budget. Michael […]

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Episode 41 – “Die, Trumpcare Zombie, die!” with special guest Topher Spiro

Episode 41 – “Die, Trumpcare Zombie, die!” with special guest Topher Spiro

The show notes for Episode 41 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-41-die-trumpcare-zombie-die-with-special-guest-topher-spiro.html The Bat Signal from Andy Slavitt: They are still pushing the Motion to Proceed on Trumpcare even having lost 3-4 votes. We have to apparently kill it, kill its ghost, then kill its zombie. 1. Expanding Medicaid hasn't simply boosted coverage numbers — it's also increased the safety net's capacity https://t.co/ImVha5aJqi […]

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Episode 40 – “That’s just disgusting” wsg Anita Cameron from ADAPT & Aditi Juneja

Episode 40 – “That’s just disgusting” wsg Anita Cameron from ADAPT & Aditi Juneja

A transcript of this episode can be found HERE. The show notes for Episode 40 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-40-thats-just-disgusting-wsg-anita-cameron-from-adapt-aditi-juneja.html Anita Cameron on Twitter: @AdaptAnita Anita Cameron’s blog: AngryBlackWomyn.com National ADAPT’s webpage: ADAPT.org National ADAPT’s GoFundMe page is HERE.

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Episode 39 – Resistance Survival Tips & the Vagical Mystery Tour with special guest Lizz Winstead

Episode 39 – Resistance Survival Tips & the Vagical Mystery Tour with special guest Lizz Winstead

The show notes for Episode 39 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/07/episode-39-resistance-survival-tips-the-vagical-mystery-tour-with-special-guest-lizz-winstead.html 1: ALERT: McConnell just sent a revised bill to CBO. They’re close to a deal. This is CODE RED.https://t.co/9TTStGJGVm — Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) July 2, 2017 Lizz Winstead on Twitter: @LizzWinstead The Vagical Mystery Tour website with tour dates is HERE. Tickets to the July 9th show at the Magic Bag […]

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Episode 38 – Can Democrats save Medicaid? with special guests Emma Sandoe, David M. Perry, & Oliver Willis

Episode 38 – Can Democrats save Medicaid? with special guests Emma Sandoe, David M. Perry, & Oliver Willis

The show notes for Episode 38 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-38-can-democrats-save-medicaid-with-special-guests-emma-sandoe-david-m-perry-oliver-willis.html GoFundMe post for Tony Trupiano: Please help former Eclectablogger Tony Trupiano out as he deals with a serious health crisis by clicking HERE. Emma Sandoe on Twitter: @Emma_Sandoe Emma Sandoe’s blog: EmmaSandoe.wordpress.com David M. Perry on Twitter: @Lollardfish David M. Perry’s blog: ThisMess.net National ADAPT on Twitter: @NationalADAPT We are at […]

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Episode 37 – How to steal health insurance from 23 million Americans without anyone noticing with special guest Ben Wikler

Episode 37 – How to steal health insurance from 23 million Americans without anyone noticing with special guest Ben Wikler

The show notes for Episode 37 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-37-how-to-steal-health-insurance-from-23-million-americans-without-anyone-noticing-with-special-guest-ben-wikler.html This is the darkest moment in American history since Donald Trump became president. Since January 20, 2016, deportations have become a tool of trauma, designed to stigmatize and terrify people who just want to be a part of this American experiment the way our did. Civilian causalities by U.S. forces have […]

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Episode 36 – One Trillion Reasons the GOP Won’t Give Up on Trickle-Down with special guest Nick Hanauer

Episode 36 – One Trillion Reasons the GOP Won’t Give Up on Trickle-Down with special guest Nick Hanauer

The show notes for Episode 36 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-36-one-trillion-reasons-the-gop-wont-give-up-on-trickle-down-with-special-guest-nick-hanauer.html When Kansas Republicans who control both State houses were forced to join with the state’s Democrats to overturn Governor Sam Brownback’s veto of the bill that would roll back his 2012 tax cuts for the rich this week, no one had more right to say “I told you so” than Nick […]

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