Last week on Tuesday, January 5, Georgia held two major runoff elections for the history books, with Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock winning Senate seats that will put Democrats in the majority. Rev. Warnock is the first Black senator from Georgia, and Ossoff is the first Jewish senator from Georgia. At 33 years […]
The votes are still being counted and Americans are abuzz about what this all could mean for the future of our democracy. Today, Allen sits down for a post-election reflection chat with friends of the show Bob McChesney and Matt Rothschild. Bob McChesney is an activist scholar and professor in the department of communication at the […]
Youth voters have historically had low turnout at the ballot boxes, but this year could be a whole different story. Today on the show, we spend the hour with UW–Madison student and voter engagement activist Shreya Bandyopadhyay to learn about efforts to get out the student vote this year during a global pandemic and with […]
Alejandro Alonso Galva takes some time to examine the Democratic Party and attitudes about voters that might have to change….among other topics.
Never insult voters; that should be the first rule of politics. Hillary Clinton broke that rule by calling Trump supporters “deplorables” and “irredeemable.” She may have lost the election at that very moment. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation explains how Democrats nominated exactly the wrong person at the wrong time. Meanwhile, Republicans […]