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Add Your 2 Cents l politics

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We’re talking about government, politics, and the independent movement inside Arizona, mostly, and nationally. Artwork by Sarah Hinman. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/addyour2cents/support


Arizonans for Gun Safety
Mar 3 • 26 min
Kathy Knecht speaks with the Founder of Arizonans for Gun Safety, Geraldine Hills, about her personal experience with gun violence, the politics of guns, and the facts about gun-related death and violence in America. In the middle of the episode, we’ve…
Add Your 2 Cents | Jan 2019
Feb 1 • 31 min
January’s episode of Add Your 2 Cents marks the second year of production. In 2019 the show will be co-hosted and co-produced by Kathy Knecht and Chris Leone. This first episode outlines things Kathy and Chris plan to discuss on future episodes and then…
Time for a teacher
Dec 9, 2018 • 51 min
I speak with Eric Kurland, a teacher for 20 years who ran for the Arizona House of Representatives in District 23. Eric shares thoughts about his campaign and Kathy Hoffman, also a teacher, who won the 2018 election for Arizona’s Superintendent of Public…
Bon appetite voters
Oct 29, 2018 • 6 min
How chocolate cake changed politics forever | a story by Perry Waag and Chris Leone. You can read the story at https://www.voteleone.org/bon_appetite_voters. #independent #politics —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/addyour2cents/support
Vote Smart | Facts Matter
Sep 16, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode, I speak with Walker McKusick, the National Director for Vote Smart. He graduated from the University of Virginia with degrees in History and Economics. After graduation, he taught History and Politics in England to students from 8th grade…
Outlaw Dirty Money in Arizona
Sep 3, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode, I speak with Paul Weich, a business and election attorney, about the Arizona ballot initiative called Outlaw Dirty Money – shortly after this episode was recorded, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision that found the…
What is a grassroots Republican
Aug 15, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode, I speak with Clair Van Steenwyk. Van is running for Arizona State Senate in District 22. He answers the questions of what is a grassroots Republican and why the disconnect between the Republican platform and its leadership. Visit…
Kathy & Chris | One low and one high point in your campaign
Jul 28, 2018 • 12 min
This is the third of three episodes in which I spoke with Kathy Knecht. Kathy’s words are worth listening to. “The important things are always hard,” said Kathy. But this episode was not so hard. Check it out and let me know what you think. #independent…
Kathy & Chris | Why am I running
Jul 26, 2018 • 14 min
The second of three episodes in which Kathy and Chris talk about being an Independent and campaigning. In this episode both people answer the question, why am I running. Kathy Knecht is running for the Arizona State Senate in District 21 as an…
Kathy & Chris | Why are you an Independent
Jul 26, 2018 • 12 min
The first of three episodes in which Kathy and Chris talk about being an Independent and campaigning. In this episode both people answer the question, why are you an independent. Kathy Knecht is running for the Arizona State Senate in District 21 as an…
What’s an independent to do
Jul 6, 2018 • 18 min
What’s an independent to do when every candidate professes to put the public interest first? I talk about three things an independent can highlight to convince voters he will follow through on his committment, but his party-affiliated counterpart will…
Humanity 101 with Dr. Neal Lester - updated!
Jun 20, 2018 • 38 min
This episode marks the first time I interviewed a guest. At the time, my audio skills were limited. They are still limited but improved. I re-edited the episode and removed a lot of the extraneous noise. My conversation with Dr. Neal Lester of Arizona…
Gamechangers | Can Independents Rewrite the Political Playbook
Jun 15, 2018 • 15 min
I highlight the things I liked about a 30 page report named Gamechanger - Independents Rewrite the Political Playbook. #independent #politics —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/addyour2cents/support
Can independents fix primaries
Jun 13, 2018 • 9 min
Arizona has open primaries, which means, independents can vote in the primaries. If independents in large numbers participated, would it fix some if the problems we have with our party primary system? #independent #politics —- Support this podcast:…