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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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Episode 64 – 2017: Worse than we ever could have imagined and better than we could have ever hoped – with special guest Topher Spiro

Episode 64 – 2017: Worse than we ever could have imagined and better than we could have ever hoped – with special guest Topher Spiro

The show notes for Episode 64 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-64-2017-worse-than-we-ever-could-have-imagined-and-better-than-we-could-have-ever-hoped-with-special-guest-topher-spiro.html Topher Spiro on Twitter: @TopherSpiro Carol Kuruvilla at Huffington Post: White Evangelicals Voted En Masse For Roy Moore In Alabama, To No One’s Surprise Jason Sattler at USA Today: Republican war on Millennials looks like a suicide mission The GOP is losing the future by a staggering 48 points. pic.twitter.com/vTyl0kOaMi — […]

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Episode 63 – A Festival of Tax Giveaways to the Very Rich – wsg Michael Linden & Mariame Kaba

Episode 63 – A Festival of Tax Giveaways to the Very Rich – wsg Michael Linden & Mariame Kaba

The show notes for Episode 63 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-63-a-festival-of-tax-giveaways-to-the-very-rich-wsg-michael-linden-miriame-kaba.html Michael Linden on Twitter: @MichaelSLinden RESOURCES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP TAX SCAM: TrumpTaxScam.org TrumpTaxToolkit.org NotOnePenny.org StopTrumpTaxCuts.org AmericansForTaxFairness.org Michael’s quick script to call your reps: Keep it simple. Say, "I'm a constituent of Representative/Senator X and I strongly oppose this tax bill. We should not cut taxes for giant corporations & super-rich […]

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Episode 62 – “The #TrumpTaxScam is the worst manifestation of public policy ever, people need to be banging their pots and pans on this” – wsg Harold Feld & Congressman Dan Kildee

Episode 62 – “The #TrumpTaxScam is the worst manifestation of public policy ever, people need to be banging their pots and pans on this” – wsg Harold Feld & Congressman Dan Kildee

The show notes for Episode 62 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-62-the-trumptaxscam-is-the-worst-manifestation-of-public-policy-ever-people-need-to-be-banging-their-pots-and-pans-on-this-wsg-harold-feld-congressman-dan-kildee.html Harold Feld of PublicKnowledge.org on Twitter: @HaroldFeld Jon Brodkin at Ars Technica: Charter is using net neutrality repeal to fight lawsuit over slow speeds Proof that Net Neutrality rules haven’t impacted “innovation” by the telecom companies: We’re making the investments to provide value and high-speed service to our customers. Since 2010, […]

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Episode 61 – The #TrumpTaxScam is not literally a “piece of sh!t”, but it’s close – wsg Ben Wikler of MoveOn.org

Episode 61 – The #TrumpTaxScam is not literally a “piece of sh!t”, but it’s close – wsg Ben Wikler of MoveOn.org

The show notes for Episode 61 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/12/episode-61-emergency-podcast-the-trumptaxscam-is-not-literally-a-piece-of-sht-but-its-close.html Ben Wikler on Twitter: @BenWikler While the GOP was passing the tax scam last night, I was at the at the hospital with my mom as she went through hip replacement surgery. So I made these posters for her recovery room. (She's doing great.) pic.twitter.com/yYF9DXgDNK — Ben Wikler (@benwikler) December 2, […]

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