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Formal content with an informal tone. Take a deep dive into current events with Ben Gaines, Gabe Turzo, and Erica Vladimer. Between us we have worked in Politics, Finance, Law, Comedy, Academia, and Retail. All proud progressives, but we find ways to disagree. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BestWordsPod

Formal content with an informal tone. Take a deep dive into current events with Ben Gaines, Gabe Turzo, and Erica Vladimer. Between us we have worked in Politics, Finance, Law, Comedy, Academia, and Retail. All proud progressives, but we find ways to disagree. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BestWordsPod

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Formal content with an informal tone. Take a deep dive into current events with Ben Gaines, Gabe Turzo, and Erica Vladimer. Between us we have worked in Politics, Finance, Law, Comedy, Academia, and Retail. All proud progressives, but we find ways to disagree. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BestWordsPod

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English


Episodes

Judicial Seppuku

10/30/2020
The Supreme Court and Federal Judiciary accidentally make the case to #ExpandtheCourt. Will #Trump use the courts to steal the election? Also, should we be celebrating the massive turnout in #Texas? #SCOTUS #TURNTEXASBLUE We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review!...

Duration:00:29:11

Commissions: Where Reforms Go to Die

10/24/2020
Is #Biden's bipartisan Judiciary Commission a genius ploy, or more naivete from Dems? Instead, Dems should take dishonest judicial reasoning to the court of public opinion. Also, will we finally #TurnTexasBlue? We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on...

Duration:00:32:54

Founding Father Fetishization

10/15/2020
The #AmyConeyBarrett hearings are a sham, @SenSchumer is a weak leader, and @SenFeinstein needs to step down. The intellectually dishonest Federalist Society leads the Senate around by the nose. #Originalism is finally treated like the joke that it is. The Elections Projects gives us some much needed hope. https://electproject.github.io/Early-Vote-2020G/index.html We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher:...

Duration:00:28:52

Rank Democracy

10/10/2020
Republicans reject #democracy, @KamalaHarris rejects the #GreenNewDeal, and NYC rejects #AndyKing. Also, #BigGretch shows a lot more courage in the face of kidnappers than #Trump ever could. #Trumpisaloser #Biden We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on...

Duration:00:32:27

Typhoid Donnie

10/4/2020
#Trump's hubris inadvertently decapitates the Republican Party. It was always going to end like this. How should #Biden react? Also, the #Texas GOP is in a panic. #TrumpCovid #ProudBoys #25thAmendment We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on Twitter...

Duration:00:27:23

A Deranged Baboon Screaming

9/30/2020
NEW EPISODE! Trump humiliated himself, Biden held the line. We talk in-depth about the debate. #TrumpIsALaughingStock #TrumpMeltdown #TrumpisBroke #BidenHarris #BidenHarrisToSaveAmerica #ProudBoys We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on Twitter...

Duration:00:28:56

The Consent of the Governed

9/23/2020
Don't #PacktheCourt, expand it. Will Dems take back the #Senate? Do we need to #AbolishtheSenate to save America? Is #NYC an #AnarchistJurisdiction? What will #QAnon morph into if #Biden wins? Listen below We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on Twitter...

Duration:00:26:52

No Time for Despair

9/21/2020
With the passing of #RuthBaderGinsburg, the GOP now has to spend the final weeks of the election debating #RoeVWade, the #ACA, and #PreexistingConditions. Also, expanding the number of #SupremeCourt Justices is sensible. #Packthecourt We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a...

Duration:00:23:58

Don't Call it a Bailout

9/14/2020
A bunch of CEO's have done the impossible: They've made us side with @NYCMayor Bill DeBlasio. Municipalities need federal funds - but it's not a bailout. Also, Roger Stone goads Trump toward further violence. We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on...

Duration:00:21:37

Up By Their Boatstraps

9/9/2020
@AlexBMorse was sandbagged, but still made mistakes. @RepRichardNeal is a health insurance lackey who doesn't deserve his seat. Aaron Coleman is a psycho who should never have power. And, we make fun of the Trump Boat disaster at #Dumkirk #MA01 We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends...

Duration:00:30:58

Kenosha

8/30/2020
#Kenosha is just the beginning. The right wing deifies #vigilante #kylerittenhouse. It won't end well. Will pro athletes save the day? Plus, Trump thinks its still 1974 in the #suburbs. @mcuban @kingjames #nba We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on...

Duration:00:27:31

Hatch Act Violation Extravaganza

8/28/2020
Trump's #HatchAct violations are Hillary's emails in reverse: That was trivial but a media frenzy, this is very serious but the media trivializes it. Also, why we don't have a problem with @ProjectLincoln like some other progressives do. #RNC2020 We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends...

Duration:00:11:44

Neither Rain nor Sleet nor Fascism

8/18/2020
How excited should you be about #KamalaHarris? How angry should you be about #PostOfficeSabotage? Could @theDemocrats being doing more to stop #Trump? We answer all your questions and more. #DemConvention #DNC2020 #SaveUSPS We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review!...

Duration:00:35:32

Derek Chauvin: Fraudster

8/3/2020
When #DerekChauvin murdered #GeorgeFloyd, he had already defrauded Minnesota out of $46k in back taxes. Scaled up, this episode embodies the story of the Trump era. We compare white collar crime and violent crime and see a failure in Democratic messaging. #Frorida We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us...

Duration:00:06:44

Vacant Luxury Apartments

7/27/2020
Is the coming #Eviction crisis driving the country to the Left? We look in-depth as exciting progressives like @em4assembly @phara4assembly & @JabariBrisport win seats in Albany. #CancelRent @EricaforNY We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on Twitter...

Duration:00:29:30

I Was Just Following Orders

7/23/2020
A tale of two Portlands. We discuss ditching the contemptible @SenSusanCollins in Maine, then Trump's #Gestapo in the #PortlandProtests #PDX #PersonWomanManCameraTV #wallofmoms #BLM @EricaforNY We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on Twitter...

Duration:00:17:14

The Coming Clusterf*ck

7/14/2020
If Boards of Election couldn't handle primaries with more mail-in ballots, how will they fare in the General Election? Two-thirds of us are very pessimistic. Trump will lose the election, but he might not lose power. We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us...

Duration:00:31:01

DC Statehood.

7/5/2020
#DCStatehood is about more than representing the District's 700k people. It's about seizing control of the Senate. And there's nothing wrong with that. @GovAbbott caves on masks as #Texas runs out of #ICU beds. @AmyMcGrathKY beats @Booker4KY but he was the better choice. We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe,...

Duration:00:19:04

The Big Luau

6/27/2020
No matter what you think you know about the Boogaloo movement, you're wrong. We spoke with Emily Molli @MomesMolli of @SCNRbot about it's ideological flexibility, the generational divide among extremists, whether the US is a failed state, and more. Do Boogaloo adherents like #TraitorTrump ? We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify!...

Duration:00:34:37

Mel Gagarin

6/17/2020
Mel Gagarin @MelforProgress stops by to discuss his campaign to represent NY-6 in Congress, why @sunrisemvmtnyc endorsed him, why we need #MedicareforAll, support for #BlackLivesMatter, #UBI and more. @EricaforNY We're on iTunes: http://apple.co/2tCd0Dn Google Play: http://bit.ly/2tEpOJb Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139322 TuneIn: http://bit.ly/2svIk6F ... and now Spotify! https://spoti.fi/2NpeIT3 Please subscribe, share us with your friends and write a review! Follow us on...

Duration:00:42:43