Two Broads Talking Politics

Two Broads Talking Politics

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A podcast by, for, and about Democrats, hosted by two Midwestern Moms.
0164: Top Rope Travis on Veterans’ Issues (12/12/2018)
Dec 12 • 39 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Navy veteran Top Rope Travis about the issues facing veterans in the US today, what the new Congress could do to improve the situation, and how all of us can help.
0163: Paul Vallas (12/10/2018)
Dec 10 • 42 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Chicago Mayoral Candidate Paul Vallas.
0162: Charlotte Clymer (12/7/2018)
Dec 7 • 44 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Charlotte Clymer, a writer who works on the Rapid Response Team of the Human Rights Campaign. They discuss LGBTQ issues and news sources and the need for occasional uncomfortable conversations.
0161: Jennifer Longdon & Nicole Clowney (12/5/2018)
Dec 5 • 27 min
Kelly speaks with two newly-elected state legislators: Jennifer Longdon, who was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in District 24 (00:30-13:56); and Nicole Clowney, who was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives in District 86…
0160: Molly Jong-Fast (11/30/2018)
Nov 30 • 28 min
Kelly chats with feminist writer Molly Jong-Fast about becoming a radical, climate change, choice, dealing with trolls on Twitter and winning back the Senate in 2020.
0159: Katie Sieracki, Maggie O’Keefe & Marianne Lalonde (11/28/2018)
Nov 28 • 53 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with three women running for Alderman in the Chicago Municipal Election in February 2019: Katie Sieracki in the 33rd Ward (00:28-20:50); Maggie O’Keefe in the 40th Ward (21:05-40:06); and Marianne Lalonde in the 46th Ward…
0158: Lessons for 2020 (11/21/2018)
Nov 21 • 57 min
In the first segment Kelly speaks with Sara Ridley from Action Together Lakewood and former candidate Brett Pransky about why the Blue Wave skipped Ohio in 2018 (or whether it really did) and what that means for 2020 (00:30-32:00). In the second segment…
0157: Surviving Thanksgiving with Trump Supporters (11/19/2018)
Nov 19 • 14 min
Kelly speaks with clinical psychologist Bryan Harnsberger about getting through potentially fraught holiday meals with relatives who may have differing political views from yours.
0156: It Was a Blue Wave (11/14/2018)
Nov 14 • 30 min
Sophy and Kelly recap what happened in the midterm election, what surprised them, and whether it was a Blue Wave (spoiler alert: it was). And then Kelly does a preview of what to expect from Two Broad Talking Politics moving forward.
0155: The Women of the Resistance (11/5/2018)
Nov 5 • 71 min
Kelly speaks to six women who have been at the heart of the Resistance, on Twitter and off, about how and why they got started in activism, what they’re watching in the election, and what’s next. Featuring: Storm (00:45-12:15); Kaz Weida (12:33-22:23);…
0154: Melissa Dahman & Hadiya Afzal (11/4/2018)
Nov 4 • 30 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with two teens running for office: Melissa Dahman, 18, who is running for the Ohio Board of Education (00:45-16:20); and Hadiya Afzal, 19, who is running for DuPage County Board in Illinois (16:40-30:10).
0153: Joyce Vance (11/2/2018)
Nov 2 • 24 min
Kelly speaks with Joyce Vance, Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law at the University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Law, and former US Attorney. They discuss the role of lawyers in protecting citizens’ rights, Trump’s talk of revoking…
0152: Nick Knudsen & #WaveCast (11/1/2018)
Nov 1 • 19 min
Kelly talks with Nick Knudsen, Editor-in-Chief of DemWritePress, about #WaveCast, the grassroots Twitter-based broadcast of the Blue Wave.
0151: Utah with Jamie Carter, Tim Glenn & Robert Burch (10/31/2018)
Oct 31 • 60 min
Kelly speaks with Jamie Carter, a Field Organizer with the Utah Democratic Party (00:40-19-38); Sophy and Kelly speak with Tim Glenn, Democratic Nominee for the Utah House District 69 (20:17-42:25); and Kelly speaks with Robert Burch, Democratic Nominee…
0150: Gretchen Driskell & Cathy Albro (10/31/2018)
Oct 31 • 34 min
Kelly speaks with two Democratic nominees for Congress in Michigan: Gretchen Driskell in MI07 (00:32-18:22); and Cathy Albro in MI03 (19:00-34:38).
0149: Election Overview with Daniel Nichanian (10/29/2018)
Oct 29 • 44 min
Kelly and Sophy chat with Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel from Twitter), a fellow at the Justice Collaborative and a writer at The Appeal, about the 407 (and counting) things he will be watching on election night.
0148: Betsy Rader & Susan Moran Palmer (10/26/2018)
Oct 26 • 34 min
Kelly speaks with two Democratic nominees for Congress in Ohio: Betsy Rader in OH14 (00:36-18:05); and Susan Moran Palmer in OH16 (18:21-33:52).
0147: Kwame Raoul, January Contreras & Josh Kaul (10/24/2018)
Oct 24 • 40 min
Kelly and Sophy speak with three Democratic nominees for State Attorney General: Kwame Raoul in Illinois (00:32-16:26); January Contreras in Arizona (16:38-26:12); and Josh Kaul in Wisconsin (26:24-39:50).
0146: Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, Lindsy Judd & Luke Evslin (10/23/2018)
Oct 23 • 44 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with three Democratic Millennial candidates for local office: Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, running for Alexandria City Council in Virginia (1:13-15:21); Lindsy Judd, running for Washoe County Commissioner in Nevada (15:34-27:29); and…
0145: Kylie Oversen, Dianne Hyndman & Tim Hoye (10/22/2018)
Oct 22 • 54 min
Sophy and Kelly talk to three Democratic candidates in North Dakota: Kylie Oversen, running for ND Tax Commissioner (00:40-19:12); Dianne Hyndman, running for ND House of Representatives in District 13 (19:26-32:23); and Tim Hoye, running for ND House of…
0144: Schiller, Ghorbani, Ring & Martin (10/19/2018)
Oct 19 • 69 min
Sophy and Kelly follow up with some previous guests to hear some updates in their campaigns in these final weeks before the midterms: Jill Schiller in OH-02 (00:43-16:45); Shireen Ghorbani in UT-02 (16:55-38:09); Lisa Ring in GA-01 (38:19-53:52); and…
0143: Nancy Soderberg & Lauren Baer (10/18/2018)
Oct 18 • 29 min
Kelly speaks with two women running for US Congress in Florida: Nancy Soderberg in the Florida 6th (00:30-14:41) and Lauren Baer in the Florida 18th (14:56-29:22).
0142: The Politics of New Hampshire (10/17/2018)
Oct 17 • 42 min
Kelly talks the Politics of New Hampshire with Kayla Montgomery,the Advocacy & Organizing Director for the Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund (00:51-13:15) and with candidates Chris Pappas, who is running for US House in the New Hampshire 1st…
0141: Mary Gay Scanlon, Kyle Horton & Mallory Hagan (10/16/2018)
Oct 16 • 54 min
Kelly speaks with three women running for US Congress: Mary Gay Scanlon in Pennsylvania 05 (00:28-16:25); Dr. Kyle Horton in North Carolina 07 (16:33-33:04); and Mallory Hagan in Alabama 03 (33:11-53:41).
0140: The Politics of Kansas (10/15/2018)
Oct 15 • 45 min
Kelly talks the Politics of Kansas with Vicki Hiatt, the Vice Chair of the Kansas Democratic Party (00:55-15:44) and with candidates Laura Kelly, who is running for Givernor (16:01-31:01) and Laura Smith-Everett, who is running for the Kansas House of…
0139: Vote Her In with Rebecca Sive (10/14/2018)
Oct 14 • 36 min
Kelly speaks with returning guest Rebecca Sive about her new book, *Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President,* which will be available in bookstores on Tuesday, October 16.
0138: The Women of Washington (10/12/2018)
Oct 12 • 54 min
Kelly speaks with three of the women running as Democratic nominees in the state of Washington this year: Carolyn Long for US House District 3 (00:29-18:55); Lisa Brown for US House District 5 (19:07-35:03); and Jessa Long for State Senate District 6…
0137: Kendra Horn, Jennifer Zimmerman & Jennie Lou Leeder (10/11/2018)
Oct 11 • 55 min
Kelly speaks with three women running for US Congress: Kendra Horn in Oklahoma 05 (00:26-18:11); Dr. Jennifer Zimmerman in Florida 01 (18:28-37:54); and Jennie Lou Leeder in Texas 11 (38:12-55:35).
0136: The Politics of Alaska (10/20/2018)
Oct 10 • 62 min
Kelly talks the Politics of Alaska with Casey Steinau, the Chair of the Alaska Democratic Party (00:54-20:24) and with candidates Alyse Galvin, who is running for the at-large US Congress seat (20:31-42:26) and Liz Snyder, who is running the Alaska House…
0135: The Politics of Wyoming (10/8/2018)
Oct 8 • 57 min
Sophy and Kelly talk the Politics of Wyoming with Joe Barbuto, the Chair of the Wyoming Democratic Party (01:00-17:02) and with candidates Mary Throne, who is running for Governor of Wyoming (17:19-36:00), and Gary Trauner, who is running for the US…
0134: Brendan Kelly & Sara Dady (10/7/2018)
Oct 7 • 40 min
Kelly speaks with two Democratic nominees for Congress from Illinois: Brendan Kelly in the Illinois 12th District (00:29-17:14) and returning guest Sara Dady in the Illinois 16th District (17:32-39:42).
0133: The Politics of New Mexico (10/5/2018)
Oct 5 • 50 min
Sophy and Kelly talk the Politics of New Mexico with Marg Elliston, the Chair of the New Mexico Democratic Party (00:56-10:14) and with candidates Deb Haaland, who is running for US Congress in the 1st District (10:31-24:10), and Melanie Stansbury, who is…
0132: The Politics of South Dakota (10/3/2018)
Oct 3 • 46 min
Sophy and Kelly talk the Politics of South Dakota with Sam Parkinson, the Executive Director of the South Dakota Democratic Party (00:53-14:29) and with candidates Alexandra Frederick, who is running for Secretary of State (14:45-29:25), and Erin Healy,…
0131: Jessica Karjala, Kathleen James, Daryl Boling & Don Allan (10/1/2018)
Oct 1 • 67 min
Kelly and Sophy speak with 4 Democratic nominees for state legislative seats: Jessica Karjala, the current representative in Montana House District 48, who is running for re-election (00:38-20:42); Kathleen James, running in Vermont House District…
0130: Jan McDowell, Jeramey Anderson & Paul Theobald (9/28/2018)
Sep 28 • 57 min
Kelly and Sophy speak with three Democratic nominees for US Congress: Jan McDowell in Texas-24 (00:29-21:19); Jeramey Anderson in Mississippi-4 (21:50-37:02); and Paul Theobald in Nebraska-3 (37:38-57:09).
0129: The Politics of Arkansas (9/26/2018)
Sep 26 • 40 min
ophy and Kelly speak with Chintan Desai, who is running for Congress in the Arkansas 1st District, and with Sarah Scanlon, longtime political consultant/advisor/activist-turned-candidate, who is running for the School Board in North Little Rock.
0128: Brady Kriss from Ragtag (9/25/20180
Sep 25 • 22 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Brady Kriss, the Founder & Executive Director of Ragtag, a group of tech volunteers helping activists, organizers, and candidates leverage technology to amplify their work.
0127: Katie McBrine, Charlotte Goddard & Helen Pendarvis (9/24/2018)
Sep 24 • 48 min
Kelly speaks with three Democratic women running for their state legislatures: Katie McBrine, running in the Plymouth and Norfolk District of the Massachusetts Senate (0:38.5-14:00); Charlotte Goddard, running in District 2 of the Kentucky House…
0126: The Politics of North Carolina (9/21/2018)
Sep 21 • 47 min
In the first segment Kelly discusses the Politics of North Carolina with Anne Evangelista, President of the North Carolina Young Democrats. Then Sophy and Kelly chat with two Democratic candidates in North Carolina: Ryan Watts, who is running for Congress…
0125: The Politics of Nebraska (9/19/2018)
Sep 19 • 47 min
In the first segment Kelly discusses the Politics of Nebraska with Jane Kleeb, Chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party. Then Kelly chats with two Democratic candidates in Nebraska: Jane Raybould, who is running for U.S. Senate (14:52-31:32); and Jessica…
0124: The Politics of Maryland (9/17/2018)
Sep 17 • 51 min
In the first segment Kelly discusses the Politics of Maryland with activist Allison Galbraith. Then Sophy and Kelly chat with two Democratic candidates in Maryland: Susie Turnbull, who is running for Lieutenant Governor (9:56-33:05); and Eve Hurwitz, who…
0123: Scott Nevins (9/13/2018)
Sep 14 • 36 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Scott Nevins—host, TV/Radio personality, and comedian, who is known for his role on Bravo TV’s series “The People’s Couch” and his work on CNN International. They discuss Scott’s conscious decision to become more political…
0122: The Politics of West Virginia (9/12/2018)
Sep 12 • 59 min
In the first segment Kelly discusses the Politics of West Virginia with Jennifer Bryant from Wood County Indivisible Indivisible. Then Sophy and Kelly chat with two Democratic candidates in West Virginia: Kendra Fershee, who is running for Congress from…
0121: Spread the Vote with Kat Calvin (9/10/2018)
Sep 10 • 24 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Kat Calvin, the founder of a 501c3 nonprofit called Spread the Vote, that helps eligible voters obtain government-issued photo IDs. They discuss the difficulties and expenses that people can face in obtaining photo IDs to vote,…
0120: The Women of Greene County, Ohio (9/7/2018)
Sep 7 • 72 min
Five women in Greene County, Ohio, all running for office for the first time, have joined forces to help support one another in their campaigns. Kelly speaks with Theresa Gasper, who is running for the US House in the Ohio 10th (00:29-18:14); Kim…
0119: Andrew Janz, Jessica Morse & Julia Peacock (9/5/2018)
Sep 5 • 62 min
The road to taking back the House goes through California. Sophy and Kelly speak with three Democratic nominees for Congress in California: Andrew Janz in CA-22 (00:29-16:13); Jessica Morse in CA-04 (16:54-35:24); and Julia Peacock in CA-42…
0118: Alessandra Biaggi, Caitlin Clarkson Pereira & Christina Sappey (9/3/2018)
Sep 3 • 69 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with three women running for their state legislatures: Alessandra Biaggi, who is running for New York State Senate in District 34 (00:35-25:20); Caitlin Clarkson Pereira, who is running for Connecticut State House District 132…
0117: Lorie Burch & Linsey Fagan (8/31/2018)
Aug 31 • 41 min
Kelly speaks with two Democratic nominees for Congress from Texas: Lorie Burch in TX-03 and Linsey Fagan in TX-26. They talk grassroots campaigning with small-dollar donations, running in traditionally Republican districts, transparency and…
0116: The Politics of Mississippi (8/29/2018)
Aug 29 • 56 min
Kelly talks the Politics of Mississippi with Jake McGraw, Policy Director at the William Winter Institute and Editor of Rethink Mississippi. They discuss the partisan politics of the state, the importance of race in the state’s politics, the two US Senate…
0115: Kate Trudell, Jennifer Vannoy & Dennis Potvin (8/27/2018)
Aug 27 • 68 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with three Democratic nominees for the Tennessee House of Representatives: Kate Trudell in House District 16 (00:28-23:18); Jennifer Vannoy in House District 34 (24:34-42:45); and Dennis Potvin in House District 68 (43:02-1:08:11).…
0114: Aftab Pureval & Dr. Vanessa Enoch (8/24/2018)
Aug 24 • 41 min
Kelly speaks with two Democratic nominees for Congress in Southwestern Ohio: Aftab Pureval in the 1st Congressional District (00:27-17:22); and Dr. Vanessa Enoch in the 8th Congressional District (18:38-41:14). They discuss the concerns of the districts…
0113: Jenny Wilson (8/22/2018)
Aug 22 • 25 min
Kelly speaks with Jenny Wilson, Salt Lake County Councilwoman and candidate for US Senate from Utah. They discuss Jenny’s deep connection to Utah, the changing politics of the state, how big money has a corrupting influence on federal politics, women in…
0112: Liv Coleman, Allison Berkowitz & Christy Inskip (8/20/2018)
Aug 20 • 58 min
Kelly and Sophy speak with three first-time women candidates running for their state legislatures: Liv Coleman in the Florida House District 73 (00:42-19:47); Allison Berkowitz in the Maryland House of Delegates District 7 (19:59-39:57); and Christy…
0111: Mayor Ted Terry & Maureen Shaw (8/17/2018)
Aug 17 • 51 min
Kelly talks to Ted Terry, Mayor of Clarkston, Georgia (00:27-30:04), and Maureen Shaw, candidate for Borough Council in Allendale, New Jersey (30:56-50:30). They discuss the challenges and rewards of small town politics and increased progressive energy…
0110: Brian McClendon & Jena Griswold (8/15/2018)
Aug 15 • 40 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with two Democratic nominees for Secretary of State: Brian McClendon in Kansas (00:28-19:39) and Jena Griswold in Colorado (19:53-39:53). Both are first-time candidates. They discuss voter registration, election security, and…
0109: The Constitution Demands It with John Bonifaz (8/14/2018)
Aug 14 • 23 min
Kelly and Sophy talk to John Bonifaz, Co-Founder and President of Free Speech For People, and Co-Author of The Constitution Demands It: The Case for the Impeachment of Donald Trump. In the book, Bonifaz, and co-authors, Ron Fein and Ben Clements, lay out…
0108: Christine Porter Marsh, Carri Hicks & Craig Hoxie (8/13/2018)
Aug 13 • 47 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with three teachers running for their state legislatures. First Sophy talks to Christine Porter Marsh, who is running for State Senate in Arizona LD 28 (00:30-19:41); then Kelly chats with Carri Hicks, who is running for State Senate…
0107: Cassimir Svigelj, Jeff Richards, & Brett Pransky (8/10/2018)
Aug 10 • 57 min
Sophy and Kelly speak three Democratic nominees for the Ohio House: Cassimir Svigelj, who is running for the 16th District (00:28-19:38); Jeff Richards, who is running for the 66th District (20:17-45:47); and returning guest Brett Pransky, who is running…
0106: The Politics of Louisiana (8/8/2018)
Aug 8 • 61 min
Kelly and Sophy talk the politics of Louisiana with Lamar White, Jr., founder and publisher of The Bayou Brief. Then they chat with Justin DeWitt, Democratic candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District (23:04), and Mimi Methvin, Democratic…
0105: Bryce Tache & #StandOnEveryCorner (8/6/2018)
Aug 6 • 23 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with activist Bryce Tache, who started the Stand On Every Corner movement to encourage regular American citizens to protest the Trump regime in their home neighborhoods regularly. He has protested in a park near his Minneapolis home…
0104: Brianna Westbrook & Alexandra Chandler (8/3/2018)
Aug 4 • 56 min
Kelly speaks with two Democratic women running for office: Brianna Westbrook, who is running for the State Senate in Arizona LD22; and Alexandra Chandler, who is running for US Congress in Massachusetts District 3. They discuss their backgrounds and…
0103: The Politics of Minnesota (8/1/2018)
Aug 1 • 76 min
Kelly and Sohpy talk the politics of Minnesota with Laurie Wolfe, co-leader of Indivisible MN03, including the many interesting elections to watch in the upcoming primary. Then they chat with with Kirsten Kennedy, candidate for Congress from Minnesota’s…
0102: Rep. Moira Walsh & Sen. Jeanine Calkin (7/30/2018)
Jul 30 • 40 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with two Democratic women in the Rhode Island General Assembly: Representative Moira Walsh and Senator Jeanine Calkin. Both women were elected in 2016 as progressives who defeated establishment incumbent Democrats. When the Rhode…
0101: Ken Harbaugh & Janet Garrett (7/27/2018)
Jul 27 • 30 min
Kelly speaks with two Democratic nominees for US Congress in Ohio, both facing long-time Republican incumbents: Ken Harbaugh in the Ohio 7th District (00:28-12:58) and Janet Garrett in the Ohio 4th District (13:49-29:22).
0100: Canvassing, with Saskia Young (7/25/2018)
Jul 25 • 53 min
In our 100th episode, Kelly talks with Saskia Young, Director of Swing Left Academy about what Swing Left Academy is and how it trains organizers to get out and do the groundwork of campaigning and about the importance of canvassing. Then Sophy interviews…
0099: Pantsuit Nation with Grace Caldara (7/23/2018)
Jul 23 • 29 min
Sophy and Kelly talk with Grace Caldara, the Director of Engagement at Pantsuit Nation, about how Pantsuit Nation went from a small Facebook group for a few friends to a secret 2016 election support group to a national organization with a voice in our…
0098: The Women of Wisconsin (7/20/2018)
Jul 20 • 50 min
Sophy and Kelly talk with three Democratic women running for State Assmebly in Wisconsin, all facing Republican incumbent men: Alyson Leahy in the 85th Assembly District (00:31-15:54); Lillian Cheesman in the 15th Assembly District (16:42-37:44); and Erin…
0097: The Politics of Tennessee (7/18/2018)
Jul 19 • 56 min
Sophy and Kelly discuss the Politics of Tennessee with Kristi, a Moms Demand Action activist and campaign volunteer who lives outside Nashville. They talk the Republican stronghold in the state, the Democratic candidates for office in 2018, and the issues…
0096: The Utah Democrats (7/16/2018)
Jul 16 • 65 min
Kelly talks with three Democratic nominees for Congress in Utah, all facing Republican incumbents: Shireen Ghorbani in the Utah 2nd district (00:35-21:30); James Courage Singer in the Utah 2rd district (22:20-45:55); and Lee Castillo in the Utah 1st…
0095: Sean Casten (7/13/2018)
Jul 13 • 30 min
Kelly talks with Sean Casten, Democratic nominee for Congress in the Illinois 6th distrist, a district Hillary Clinton won by 7 points in 2016. They talk climate change, government regulation, immigration reform, and the unpopularity of the Republican…
0094: The Politics of Georgia (7/11/2018)
Jul 11 • 49 min
Sophy and Kelly talk the Politics of Georgia with Georgia activist and Democratic nominee for House Districts 97, Aisha Yaqoob, and with the Chair of Bryan County Democratic Committee and Democratic nominee for Congressional District 1, Lisa Ring. They…
0093: Motivote (7/9/2018)
Jul 9 • 25 min
Sophy & Kelly speak with Emily Graham and Jess Riegel about Motivote, a platform to encourage young people to vote, using behavioral economics techniques. They are beta testing Motivote now and plan to roll it out more widely by the November general…
0092: Jennifer Cohn & Election Integrity (7/6/2018)
Jul 6 • 30 min
Kelly talks with Jennifer Cohn, an election integrity writer, researcher, advocate, and an attorney. They discuss election integrity and the possibility for problems with touchscreen voting machines and the express vote system, the suspicious…
0091: Chicago FUERTE (7/4/2018)
Jul 4 • 27 min
Kelly talks with the students of Chicago FUERTE, a group of Latino students in the Brighton Park neighborhood of Chicago, who are fighting for peace in their neighborhood and city. They discuss the personal experiences of the students, their 8-week hunger…
0090: Tahirah Amatul-Wadud (7/2/2018)
Jul 2 • 25 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Tahirah Amatul-Wadud about her primary challenge to a 15-term Democratic incumbent congressman in the Massachusetts 1st congressional district. They discuss what the recent win by Anastasia Ocasio-Cortez means for this race,…
0089: Sara Johnson Rothman & Maria Collett (6/29/2018)
Jun 29 • 51 min
Kelly speaks to Sara Johnson Rothman, candidate for Pennsylvania State House District 151, and Maria Collett, candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate District 12, about deciding to run for office, the values and skills a state legislator should have, and…
0088: The Politics of Pennsylvania (6/27/18)
Jun 27 • 60 min
In the first segment, Kelly talks to Jane Palmer, Director of Indivisible Berks, and Tracy Baton, Director of the Women’s March Pittsburgh and Co-Director of Indivisible Pittsburgh, about gender and representation in Pennsylvania politics, about…
0087: Katie Muth & Danielle Friel Otten (6/25/2018)
Jun 25 • 43 min
Kelly and Sophy speak to Katie Muth, candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate District 44, and Danielle Friel Otten, candidate for Pennsylvania State House District 155, about the gerrymandered old boys’ club that is the current Pennsylvania state…
0086: Mike Ellison & Shannon Souza (6/22/2018)
Jun 22 • 46 min
Kelly and Sophy speak to Mike Ellison, candidate for Oregon State House District 19, and Shannon Souza, candidate for Oregon State Senate District 1, about science and the trades, housing and economic development, balancing environmental concerns and…
0085: The Politics of Oregon (6/20/2018)
Jun 20 • 56 min
Kelly talks to Rebecca Cohen and Megan Cleland from Indivisible Oregon and the End Times Pep Talk Podcast about the politics of Oregon, including automatic voter registration and universal voter by mail, the urban-rural divide, the balance of power in the…
0084: The Women of Ohio (6/18/2018)
Jun 18 • 65 min
Sophy and Kelly talk to three Democratic candidates in Ohio: Lorraine Wilburn for Ohio House District 48; Rachel Crooks for House District 88; and Lauren Friedman for State Senate District 29, about the issues facing Ohio voters, including healthcare and…
0083: Kelda Roys (6/15/2018)
Jun 15 • 19 min
Kelly talks to Kelda Roys, Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin, about her background in the State Assembly and how it prepares her for working across the aisle to get bills through the legislature. They discuss the crowded late primary, and…
0082: The Politics of Missouri (6/13/2018)
Jun 13 • 72 min
Kelly & Sophy talk the politics of Missouri with Beth Newman in Indivisible St. Louis, including the recent election of Democrat Lauren Arthur to the Missouri State Senate in a formerly Republican district, the strength of grassroots liberal groups, the…
0081: Peter Joffrion (6/11/2018)
Jun 11 • 18 min
Sophy and Kelly talk to Peter Joffrion, Democratic candidate for Congress in Alabama’s 5th Congressional District, about his background as Huntsville City Attorney and how the Women’s March inspired him to run for office. They discuss science, healthcare,…
0080: Edie Hardcastle & Poonam Gill (6/8/2018)
Jun 8 • 36 min
Sophy and Kelly talk to two Democratic candidates in Indiana: Edie Hardcastle for Indiana State Senate District 49, and Poonam Gill for State House District 88, about the issues facing Indiana voters, including jobs and the economy, safety, and education.…
0079: Cam Davis (6/6/2018)
Jun 7 • 30 min
Kelly and Sophy talk to Cam Davis, Democratic candidate for the Cook County Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, about what the MWRD is and why he’s running, how he ran a successful write-in campaign to win the Democratic primary and get on the…
0078: Gays Against Guns (6/4/2018)
Jun 4 • 28 min
Kelly and Sophy talk to Lou Markert, a founding member of Gays Against Guns NY, an inclusive direct action group of LGBTQ people and their allies committed to nonviolently breaking the gun industry’s chain of death—investors, manufacturers, the NRA and…
0077: Brett Pransky & Amber Daniels (6/1/2018)
Jun 1 • 38 min
Kelly talks to two Democratic candidates for the Ohio House of Representatives, Brett Pransky in House District 77, and Amber Daniels, in House District 78, about the issues facing Ohio voters, including corruption in the state house, public education,…
0076: Steph Leary from IMUNURI (5/30/2018)
May 30 • 44 min
Sophy and Kelly talk to Steph Leary, singer and flutist for the band IMUNURI and Philosophy professor, about the political messages in their music, the relationship between politics and art and the responsibilities of artists and consumers of art, and how…
0075: Women Who March (5/28/2018)
May 28 • 18 min
Kelly talks to Adena Raub Dershowitz, author of the children’s book Women Who March, which is an illustrated depiction of the 2017 Women’s March to introduce kids to the reasons behind the march and what the marchers stood for, with a call to action for…
0074: Natalie Weaver (5/25/2018)
May 25 • 20 min
Kelly talks to Natalie Weaver, co-founder of Advocates for Fragile Kids NC and founder of Sophia’s Voice. Natalie became an advocate to fight to protect the healthcare of her daughter, Sophia, and other children with disabilities and complex medical…
0073: The Politics of California (5/23/18)
May 23 • 67 min
In the first segment (1:06-20:54), Kelly talks to Heather Young, from Indivisible Sonoma County, about issues of immigration, net neautrality, police transparency, and offshore oil drilling, as they affect California, and about how elections are run in…
0072: Stamp Stampede (5/21/2018)
May 21 • 23 min
Kelly talks to Edward Erikson, the Campaign Manager for Stamp Stampede (stampstampede.org). Stamp Stampede is a non-profit organization, started by Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, of over 100,000 people legally stamping money to build a…
0071: Sister District Project (5/18/2018)
May 18 • 23 min
Kelly talks to Gabrielle Goldstein, Co-Founder and Director of Political Strategy and Policy at Sister District Project (https://www.sisterdistrict.com/). Sister District pairs volunteers in blue districts with Democratic candidates for state legislatures…
0070: The Politics of Illinois (5/16/2018)
May 16 • 74 min
In the first segment (1:17-34:11), Sophy and Kelly speak with Jessica Mostinger from Indivisible Metro East and Beth Malone of Indivisible Carbondale & She Votes Illinois about issues in Illinois politics, especially the budget, the Illinois gubernatorial…
0069: Chalis Montgomery (5/14/2018)
May 14 • 17 min
Kelly talks to Chalis Montgomery, Congressional candidate in the Georgia 10th District, about her daughter’s chronic illness and her husband’s loss of his health insurance, about the moral imperative of the Poor People’s Campaign, about the beauty and…
0068: Jess Phoenix (5/11/2018)
May 11 • 42 min
Kelly from Two Broads Talking Politics and Matthew from Treknobabble talk to Jess Phoenix, volcanologist, Trekkie, and Congressional candidate in the California 25th district, about running for Congress, the politics of the 25th District, money in…
0067: Voicemails from Listeners (5/9/2018)
May 9 • 51 min
We asked our followers on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, to leave us voicemails talking about the ways they’ve gotten involved in politics since 11/8/2016. We were overwhelmed by the responses, and we hope you’ll give it a listen!
0066: David Yankovich (5/7/2018)
May 7 • 38 min
Kelly talks to David Yankovich (@DavidYankovich on Twitter), a digital campaign advisor, about running for Congress against Paul Ryan, about directing social media for the Doug Jones Senate campaign, and about how social media will change the way…
0065: Debrianna Mansini (5/4/2018)
May 4 • 25 min
Kelly talks to Debrianna Mansini, New Mexico actor and activist, about her one-woman show, *The Meatball Chronicles*, and about her activist work raising awareness about the practice of lunch shaming, humiliating children in public schools who fall behind…
0064: Joe Schiavoni (5/2/2018)
May 2 • 26 min
Sophy and Kelly speak with Joe Schiavoni, Democratic candidate for governor of Ohio, about his record in the state Senate, running for office with little kids, and his plans for education, gun reform, attracting and retaining young people to Ohio, and…
0063: Lucy McBath (4/30/2018)
Apr 30 • 21 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with Lucy McBath, a national spokesperson and Faith and Outreach Leader for Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety, Lucy is a two-time breast cancer survivor and a Mother of the Movement. Her son, Jordan Davis, was…
0062: Moms Demand Action Moms Running for Office (4/27/2018)
Apr 27 • 68 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with four Democratic women who have been longtime Moms Demand Action volunteers and are now running for office. (00:55-15:15) Nancy de Pastino is running for House District 91 in Montana. (16:10-34:39) Amber Gustafson is…
0061: National Security (4/25/2018)
Apr 25 • 78 min
In this episode, Kelly and Sophy talk to three Democratic congressional candidates with significant National Security experience, about what they believe are currently the biggest threats to national security and what Congress should be doing to face…
0060: Southerners on New Ground (SONG) (4/23/2018)
Apr 23 • 19 min
In this episode Kelly speaks with Jade Brooks and Micky Jordan from Southerners on New Ground (SONG). Southerners On New Ground (SONG) is a regional Queer Liberation organization made up of people of color, immigrants, undocumented people, people with…
0059: Build the Wave with Nate Lerner & Ryan Knight (4/20/2018)
Apr 20 • 24 min
Kelly speaks with Nate Lerner and Ryan Knight about Build the Wave. Build the Wave is a grassroots Democratic organization with the mission to connect activists, volunteers, and donors with Democrats running in the races that matter the most. In the Conor…
0058: The Politics of Indiana (4/18/2018)
Apr 18 • 64 min
In this episode, Kelly and Sophy talk about the Politics of Indiana with guests: Lindsey Beckley, from the Indiana Historical Bureau and host of the Talking Hoosier History Podcast (1:05-25:36); Jim Harper, Democratic candidate for Indiana Secretary of…
0057: One Vote at a Time with Sarah Ullman (4/13/2018)
Apr 13 • 25 min
Kelly speaks with Sarah Ullman, the co-founder and co-executive director of One Vote at a Time, a team of female filmmakers who are traveling to ten states in 2018 to make political campaign ads for 250 progressive pro gun safety candidates for state…
0056: Gerrymandering (4/11/2018)
Apr 11 • 63 min
In the first segment, Kelly speaks with Nicholas Stephanopolous, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School and an Attorney in the North Carolina and Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering lawsuits currently under review in the US Supreme Court, about…
0055: Congresswoman Robin Kelly (4/9/2018)
Apr 9 • 20 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a Democrat representing the second Congressional district of Illinois, about the 2014 Kelly Report on Gun Violence, the first-ever Congressional analysis of the nation’s gun violence epidemic…
0054: Blue Wave Ohio (4/6/2018)
Apr 6 • 58 min
In this episode Kelly speaks with three Democrats running for office in Ohio: Rick Neal, who is running for US Congress from OH-15 (00:25); Jill Schiller, who is running for Congress from OH-02 (21:50); and Tina Maharath, who is running for Ohio State…
0053: The Politics of Idaho (4/4/2018)
Apr 4 • 59 min
In the first segment, Sophy and Kelly talk to Teuvo and Alex, hosts of the Real Cd’A podcast, a progressive political podcast in northern Idaho (00:48). Then they chat with Aaron Swisher, Democratic candidate for Congress from the Idaho second…
0052: Run With Pride & Sharice Davids (3/30/2018)
Mar 30 • 49 min
In the first segment, Kelly talks to Jordan Valerie Allen, the National Communications Director for Run With Pride, a PAC with a mission to elect LGBTQ+ Democratic candidates to Congress. In the second segment, Kelly talks to one of the candidates…
0051: Public Health (4/2/2018)
Mar 28 • 75 min
In this episode, Kelly and Sophy discuss public health and the role that government plays in public health. Guests: Reid Wilson, Correspondent at The Hill and author of the newly-released book *Epidemic: Ebola and the Global Scramble to Prevent the Next…
0050: Blue Wave Alabama (3/23/18)
Mar 23 • 61 min
In this episode Kelly speaks with three Democratic women running for office in Alabama: Heather Milam, who is running for Secretary of State (00:49); Felicia Stewart, who is running for Alabama House, District 46 (19:31); and Amy Wasyluka, who is running…
0049: The Politics of Alabama (3/21/2018)
Mar 21 • 92 min
In this episode Sophy and Kelly speak to Alabamanians about the politics of Alabama, including the history of the Democratic party and the start of the Civil Rights Movement, gerrymandering, racial politics, the role of the church in politics, brain…
0048: BallotReady (3/16/2018)
Mar 16 • 22 min
In this episode Kelly talks to Alex Niemczewski, the co-founder and CEO of BallotReady, a nonpartisan voter information company that has created a website where users can look up their individual ballot to see what candidates and issues they will be…
0047: The Politics of Millennials (3/14/2018)
Mar 14 • 91 min
In this episode, Sophy (millennial) and Kelly (Gen-x) discuss the Millennial generation: how do we define the generation; what are the characteristics of millennials; what effect are millenials having on American politics; and do millennials really ruin…
0046: Save the U.S. EPA (3/9/2018)
Mar 9 • 19 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with John O’Grady, president of American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National Council #238, representing over 1,000 bargaining unit employees at the U.S. EPA Region 5 Office in Chicago, and spokesperson for Save…
0045: Veterans for Gun Reform (3/7/2018)
Mar 7 • 94 min
In this episode, Kelly & Sophy speak with several veterans with combat experience about why they support stricter gun laws and why they think arming teacher is the wrong way to protect students. Guests (in order by segment, with time stamps listed):…
0044: Holly Figueroa O’Reilly (3/5/2018)
Mar 6 • 24 min
In a special Monday mini-episode, Kelly talks to Twitter Activist Holly Figueroa O’Reilly (@aynrandpaulryan) about being blocked on Twitter by Trump, about her Candidate of the Day campaign on Twitter, and about creating Blue Wave Crowdsource Strategies…
0043: Michigan Students for Gun Legislation (3/2/2018)
Mar 2 • 23 min
In this episode Kelly speaks with three high school seniors from Kalamazoo Central High School in Michigan—Jenna, Jake, and Julia—about a group they founded, with several other students, in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, called Michigan…
0042: The Politics of Florida (2/28/2018)
Feb 28 • 73 min
In this episode, Kelly & Sophy talk to guests in Florida about gun laws, climate change, the rising cost of healthcare and housing, restoring voting rights for people who have served time for felonies, the movement of people from Puerto Rico to Florida,…
0041: The Moms Running for Congress (2/23/2018)
Feb 24 • 60 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with three women running for US Congress against unresponsive Republican men: Liz Watson in the Indiana 9th District (01:21); Tiffany Bond in the Maine 2nd District (18:00); and Allison Galbraith in the Maryland 1st District…
0040: The Politics of Gender Identity (2/21/2018)
Feb 21 • 104 min
In the first segment Sophy and Kelly speak with Molly Woodstock (they/them), the host of Gender Reveal Podcast, about the difference between sex and gender, how to properly use pronouns, and why gender is less important than people think. In the second…
0039: Patient Advocate Peter Morley (2/19/2018)
Feb 19 • 33 min
In this episode, Kelly catches up with returning guest Peter Morley, a patient advocate, who recently returned from his eighth trip to DC, where he met with the offices of eight congresspeople, including Speaker Paul Ryan, and sixteen Senators, to ask…
0038: Women Running for Office in 2018 (2/16/2018)
Feb 16 • 94 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with first-time political candidates: Sharon Fairley, who is running for Illinois Attorney General (1:19); Jolene Loetscher, who is running for Mayor of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (16:10); Erin Zwiener, who is running for…
0037: The Politics of Texas (2/14/2018)
Feb 14 • 94 min
In this episode, Kelly & Sophy talk to progressive activists and congressional candidates around Texas about voter rights and gerrymandering, immigration and diversity, women’s health outcomes, the urban/suburban/rural divide, gun ownership, and how the…
0036: Kimberly Peeler-Allen of Higher Heights (2/9/2018)
Feb 9 • 28 min
In this episode Kelly talks to Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights, about: her background in politics and the founding of Higher Heights; the work Higher Heights does to help elect Black women to federal and state-wide positions, as well…
0035: The Religious Left (2/7/2018)
Feb 7 • 95 min
In this episode, Sophy, Kelly, and guests discuss the Religious Left: why and how did Christianity come to be associated with the Republican Party in the US; what is the Religious, or Christian, Left; what political issues are important to the Religious…
0034: Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC) (2/2/2018)
Feb 2 • 34 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with Angela Lang, the Executive Director of Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC), a Milwaukee organization, about: BLOC’s work to ensure a high quality of life for Black Milwaukee; the door-knocking work of BLOC’s…
0033: The Politics of Utah (1/31/2018)
Jan 31 • 72 min
In this episode Kelly and Sophy discuss the politics of Utah, including gerrymandering, the influence of the LDS Church, air pollution, Medicaid expansion, and building the Democratic bench, with: Daisy Thomas, the Chair of the Democratic Party in Utah;…
0032: The Protest Banner Lending Library (1/29/2018)
Jan 29 • 21 min
In this episode Kelly talks to Aram Han Sifuentes, an artist who specializes in fiber arts, about sewing as immigrant work, rethinking “women’s work” and domestic spaces, and her growing lending library of protest banners. Protest Lending Library Facebook…
0031: A Conversation with Author Rachel Ruiz (1/26/2018)
Jan 26 • 27 min
In this episode Kelly speaks with children’s book author, Rachel Ruiz, about her books, including the inspiration for *When Penny Met POTUS,* and about gender and racial/ethnic representation in children’s literature. Rachel is giving away one signed copy…
0030: The Opioid Overdose Crisis (1/24/2018)
Jan 24 • 74 min
In the first segment, Sophy and Kelly speak with Zachary Siegel, a freelance journalist and writer whose writing focuses on the intersection of public health and criminal justice in the context of drugs, about the scope of the opioid overdose crisis, what…
0029: Voters Not Politicians (1/19/2018)
Jan 19 • 29 min
In this episode Kelly speaks with Katie Fahey, the founder and president of Voters Not Politicians, a bipartisan ballot question committee in Michigan, that has collected enough signatures (over 315,654 valid signatures in 180 days) to add a question to…
0028: The Politics of Ohio (1/17/2018)
Jan 17 • 86 min
In the first segment, Sophy and Kelly speak with a panel of Ohioans (Mark Gavin, Lorraine Wilburn, and Eli Kalil) about the politics of Ohio, the important races of 2018, gerrymandering and voter purges, the opioid epidemic, and Ohio’s economy. In the…
0027: Bard Prison Initiative (1/13/2018)
Jan 13 • 36 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with Jessica Neptune, the Associate Director of National Programs of the Bard Prison Initiative and Director of BPI’s Chicago office, about the history of BPI and Bard College’s success in educating students in prisons in the…
0026: Reducing Gun Violence (1/10/2018)
Jan 10 • 57 min
In the first segment Sophy and Kelly speak with Kim Smith from the University of Chicago Crime Lab about the work of the Crime Lab, 2017 gun crime statistics in Chicago, data driven policing, and the urban gun market. In the second segment they speak with…
0025: Wake, Rise, Resist (1/5/18)
Jan 5 • 40 min
In this episode, Kelly interviews Joanna Spathis and Kerri Kennedy about their friendship, their trip to the Women’s March in DC, and their book, Wake, Rise, Resist: The Progressive Teen’s Guide to Fighting Tyrants and A-holes. Be sure to check out the…
0024: The Politics of Wisconsin (1/3/18)
Jan 3 • 69 min
In the first segment, Sophy and Kelly speak with Matt Lowe, the Chairman of the Waukesha County Democratic Party, Robert Hansen, the former Chair of the Democratic Party of Milwaukee County, and Beth Alleman, the Social Media Organizer of Indivisible…
0023: EndTimesBroadCast (12/27/2017)
Dec 27, 2017 • 108 min
In this episode Kelly (the knitting one) and Sophy (the Christian one) join forces with Megan (the gay one) and Rebecca (the Jew one) from the End Times Pep Talk Podcast to rant about the shitshow that is 2017. Smitha (the brown one) was busy saving…
0022: Little Lobbyists (12/22/17)
Dec 22, 2017 • 29 min
Kelly speaks with Austin and Ben from the group Little Lobbyists about their work educating congresspeople and the public about children with complex medical needs and advocating for legislation that will protect their children’s access to affordable,…
0021: On the Campaign Trail: Focus on the Issues (12/20/17)
Dec 20, 2017 • 83 min
In the first segment, Kelly and Sophy speak with Sarah Scanlon, who served as the National Director of Outreach for the LGBT Community and the Arkansas State Director for Bernie 2016 and who was the State Director for the Arkansas Voter Registration…
0020: Donna Bowman and the Pussyhat Project (12/15/2017)
Dec 15, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode, Kelly and Sophy talk with Donna Bowman, Professor of Religious Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies in the Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas, about the Pussyhat Project, the Women’s March, feminism, white…
0019: The Politics of Divorce (12/13/17)
Dec 13, 2017 • 71 min
In the first episode of our Politics of the Family series, Sophy and Kelly speak with Kevin Curran, Senior Attorney at Life Span, an organization that provides legal and counseling services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their…
0018: Peter and Red Go to Washington (12/11/17)
Dec 11, 2017 • 67 min
In this episode Kelly speaks with Peter Morley (@morethanmySLE) and Red T Raccoon (@redtraccoon), two grass-roots political activists, about their recent trip to DC to talk to the offices of 20 different Senators and Representatives about their signature…
0017: She Should Run (12/8/2017)
Dec 8, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, Kelly speaks with Clare Bresnahan-English, the Executive Director of She Should Run, a non-partisan 501(c)3 that provides a free incubator and mentorship for women considering running for office and a network for women who are running and…
0016: Gun Violence Prevention (12/6/2017)
Dec 6, 2017 • 103 min
In the first segment Sophy and Kelly talk with Brenna, the Chicago lead for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America about the problem of gun violence in America and what Moms Demand Action is doing to fight the NRA. In the second segment, they speak…
0015: Tony the Democrat with Postcards to Voters (12/1/2017)
Dec 2, 2017 • 46 min
Kelly chats with Tony the Democrat from the grassroots get-out-the-vote effort, Postcards to Voters, about how they grew from 5 volunteers in March 2017 to over 7,000 volunteers today, and how people can get involved writing postcards to Democratic voters…
0014: How to Run for Office (11/29/2017)
Nov 29, 2017 • 97 min
In this episode Sophy and Kelly talk with Marla Hexter, a Democrat who recently won her first election, for Township Supervisor, in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and with Rebecca Sive, author of Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Any…
0013: How to Talk to People You Don’t Agree With (11/22/17)
Nov 22, 2017 • 106 min
In the first segment, Sophy and Kelly speak with Emily, a clinical social worker, and Kate, a licensed marriage and family therapist, about strategies for talking to people whose politics you disagree with. In the second segment, they talk to Megan Romer…
0012: A Chat with Chicago Votes (11/17/17)
Nov 17, 2017 • 32 min
Kelly talks with Stevie Valles and Jen Dean from Chicago Votes about their efforts to get young people excited about and engaged in the democratic process, by registering voters, parading to the polls, educating young people about their voting rights,…
0011: Nonprofits, Volunteering, and Politics (11/15/17)
Nov 15, 2017 • 57 min
Sophy and Kelly talk to Devon and Jamie, both of Chicago, about their work with nonprofits and the intersections between the nonprofit world and politics. **Editor’s note**: In the episode we state that Planned Parenthood does not endorse candidates. This…
0010: Craftivism with Jayna Zweiman (11/10/17)
Nov 10, 2017 • 57 min
Kelly talks with Jayna Zweiman, the co-founder of the Pussyhat Project and the artist behind the Welcome Blanket Project, about craftivism, getting kids involved in political discussions through art, and the good side of social media.
0009: Voting! (11/8/2017)
Nov 8, 2017 • 81 min
Sophy and Kelly discuss voting with Maggie O’Keefe of Chicago, who has been working with the Chicago 47th Ward Dems to organize deputy voting registrar training for over 400 people in the last few months and Anita Parsa of Kansas, who set up Leave…
0008: Indictments and Fake News (11/1/2017)
Nov 1, 2017 • 81 min
Sophy and Kelly are joined by Matthew, a philosopher in Chicago, and Chris, a lawyer in Kansas, to discuss the charges brought against Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and George Papadopoulos by Robert Mueller. They also tackle the rise of fake news.
0007: The Politics of Art (10/25/2017)
Oct 25, 2017 • 81 min
Sophy and Kelly and joined by painter/illustrator Julia Mills, screenwriter Anna Siri, and Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette, in a free-ranging discussion about the relationship between politics and art.
0006: Reproductive Justice (10/18/2017)
Oct 18, 2017 • 135 min
In the first segment Kelly and Sophy are joined by Sarah Whedon to discuss reproductive justice, including access to abortion and birth control, and the epidemic of sexual harassment and assault. In the second segment, Kelly speaks with her friend, Sarah,…
0005: Education is Local (10/11/2017)
Oct 11, 2017 • 65 min
Special guests Alison, an executive director of an education foundation, and Shannon, an education reporter, join Sophy and Kelly to discuss the state of K-12 education in the US under Betsy DeVos and what parents and other concerned citizens can do to…
0004: What Happened (Part 2) (10/4/2017)
Oct 4, 2017 • 66 min
Guests Megan Romer and Esther join Sophy and Kelly to discuss gun violence and to conclude their conversation about Hillary Clinton’s book What Happened.
0003: What Happened (Part 1) (9/27/2017)
Sep 27, 2017 • 60 min
Guests Megan Romer and Esther join Sophy and Kelly to discuss Hillary Clinton’s book What Happened in the first part of a two-part conversation.
0002: The War on Science (9/20/2017)
Sep 20, 2017 • 44 min
Special Guests, Brian, an informal science educator, and Gary, a biology professor, join Sophy and Kelly to discuss the Trump Administration’s War on Science, and what concerned citizens can do.
0001: The News is Terrible (9/13/2017)
Sep 13, 2017 • 55 min
Sophy & Kelly introduce themselves and give some background. They talk getting involved at the local level, the terrible news of the day, and parenting in the Age of Trump.