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Political podcast for Democrats & progressives covering Georgia and the Southeast. Hosted by Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen.

Political podcast for Democrats & progressives covering Georgia and the Southeast. Hosted by Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen.
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Political podcast for Democrats & progressives covering Georgia and the Southeast. Hosted by Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen.

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@bluetopsy

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English

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Episodes

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 019 - Teresa Tomlinson - Former Columbus Mayor & Potential 2020 Georgia Senate Candidate

4/19/2019
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Episode 019 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we are joined by Teresa Tomlinson, former Mayor of Columbus, Georgia. Teresa has recently announced an exploratory committee for a potential U.S. Senate run in 2020 and she discusses her background, the process of running, and how she sees Democratic politics in Georgia.Bluetopsy is a progressive political podcast with guests from national leaders to community activists. While based in...

Duration:01:09:30

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 018 - Dr. Michael Owens - Cobb County Democratic Party Chair

3/21/2019
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Episode 018 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we are joined by Dr. Michael Owens, outgoing Chair of the Cobb County Democratic Party. Michael discusses with us changes that have led to tremendous growth in Cobb County Democratic politics and the framework of elements that can help make local county parties successful regardless of location. Bluetopsy is a progressive political podcast with guests from national leaders to community...

Duration:00:46:01

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 017 - Rep. Brenda Lopez - MARTA Expansion & Current Georgia Legislation Under the Dome

3/12/2019
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Episode 017 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we welcome back Representative Brenda Lopez. We discuss with Brenda the MARTA Gwinnett County expansion vote and go in-depth covering current legislation in the Georgia House and Senate including HB 481. This week's edition of Bluetopsy is recorded at Tree Sound Studios.Bluetopsy explores Georgia and Southeastern progressive Democratic politics with an array of perspectives from...

Duration:00:57:17

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 016 - Bianca Keaton - Gwinnett County Democratic Party Chair

3/5/2019
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Episode 016 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we welcome Bianca Keaton, Chair of the Gwinnett County Democratic Party. In our interview, hear Bianca's compelling personal story and what's happening in one of the most talked about counties in the country. Gwinnett County is at the center of a new, diverse, and ever changing Georgia and is considered to be ground zero for 2020 Presidential politics in the Southeastern United...

Duration:00:53:55

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 015 - Melissa Clink - Forsyth County Georgia Party Chair

2/27/2019
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Episode 015 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we welcome our very special guest, Melissa Clink, Chair of the Forsyth County Georgia Democratic Party. We find out what inspired Melissa to become involved with the Democratic Party, which led her to Chair of the Forsyth County Georgia Democratic Party, and we have a great conversation. If you didn't know that we're really great friends, it won't take long to hear that in this...

Duration:02:30:07

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 014 - The State of our Political Union, Stacey Abrams, DPG Chair Election

2/7/2019
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Episode 014 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we cover The State of our Political Union, the Democratic response to the State of the Union from Stacey Abrams, Daniel's run for Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia, and a few housekeeping matters. Just like grandma used to say, tell it like it is, and that's what we do!Bluetopsy explores Georgia Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide to...

Duration:00:51:27

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 013 - Sarah Riggs Amico - Reflections from the Campaign Trail

1/7/2019
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Episode 013 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we welcome back Sarah Riggs Amico to the show. Sarah just ran as the Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor in Georgia and garnered more than 48% of the vote, which is the highest percentage a Democrat has received in this race since 2002. Sarah brings to us the insight of a first-time candidate and reflects upon her campaign and the political process. We also delve into pressing issues...

Duration:01:45:38

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 012 - Brenda Lopez - Georgia State Representative District 99

12/24/2018
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Episode 012 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we welcome Georgia State Representative Brenda Lopez. Brenda represents district 99 in Gwinnett County and we speak about the growing diversity of Atlanta, the 2019 legislative session, and Brenda shares some wonderful stories! Bluetopsy explores Georgia Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide to nationwide officials to grassroots organizations. We...

Duration:01:17:07

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 011 - 2018 Georgia Election: The Aftermath

11/27/2018
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Episode 011 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we bring to you the aftermath of the much talked about and nationally recognized 2018 election in Georgia. What did Democrats get right? Where do Democrats continue to misstep in the State of Georgia? We deconstruct the election and start mapping out a blueprint going forward. Bluetopsy explores Georgia Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide to...

Duration:00:42:06

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 010 - Washington State Governor Jay Inslee

11/12/2018
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Episode 010 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we welcome Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to the show as the Governor was here to support the candidacy of Stacey Abrams and to speak about the green economy. Bluetopsy explores Georgia Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide to nationwide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the past and look to the future while covering...

Duration:00:28:21

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 009 - Nationalism in America

11/6/2018
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Episode 009 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition, join us as we have a candid and emotional conversation regarding nationalism in America. With recent events including the terrorist MAGA bomber to the synagogue massacre, we tackle the rise of nationalism from our perspectives. Bluetopsy explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide to nationwide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the...

Duration:01:10:08

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 008 - Georgia Constitutional Amendments and On the Campaign Trail with Sarah Riggs Amico

10/30/2018
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Episode 008 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition, join us as we break down the Georgia Constitutional Amendments that are on the ballot, we're also on the road at a North Georgia "We Are Georgia" Democratic campaign rally with Stacey Abrams, Sarah Riggs Amico, Charlie Bailey, Josh McCall, and Carolyn Bourdeaux. We also catch up with our good friend Sarah Riggs Amico from her campaign bus with an update from the campaign trail! Bluetopsy explores...

Duration:03:57:22

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 007 - Public Service Commissioner Candidate Lindy Miller

10/22/2018
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Episode 007 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition, we welcome Georgia Public Commissioner Candidate Lindy Miller. Not only do we learn about what the Public Service Commission does, but we hear about Lindy's background that makes her want to fight for all Georgians. Bluetopsy explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide to nationwide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the past and look...

Duration:02:59:25

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 006 - Montana Governor Steve Bullock

10/18/2018
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Episode 006 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this edition of Bluetopsy, we welcome Montana Democratic Governor Steve Bullock. Governor Bullock has led the charge against dark money in politics and is featured in the Sundance film festival award winning documentary 'Dark Money' that can be viewed on PBS through October 31st. Bluetopsy explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide to nationwide officials to grassroots...

Duration:02:55:14

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 005 - Sexual Violence Against Women and the Kavanaugh Hearing

10/1/2018
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Episode 005 of the Bluetopsy Political Podcast with hosts Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. In this week's edition of Bluetopsy, we look into the Kavanaugh hearing and bring our perspective about sexual about violence against women to the show. Bluetopsy explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the past and look to the future while covering it with a mix of intrigue, humor, and...

Duration:03:56:23

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 004 - Interview with Josh McCall

9/24/2018
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Episode 004 of the Bluetopsy Political Podcast with hosts Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. This week we welcome U.S House of Representatives Georgia District 09 Democratic Candidate Josh McCall to the show! Hear Josh's progressive energy, intelligence, and passion and learn all about what it's like to run in the 3rd most conservative district in America.Bluetopsy explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide officials to grassroots organizations....

Duration:06:47:50

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 001 - Interview with Jason Carter ***ENHANCED AUDIO***

9/17/2018
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***ENHANCED AUDIO*** Reposting of our premiere episode of the Bluetopsy Political Podcast with Jason Carter. Premiere of the Bluetopsy Podcast with hosts Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. Join us as we welcome former Georgia State Senator, 2014 Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate, and Chair of The Carter Center, Jason Carter. The Bluetopsy Podcast explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the...

Duration:12:56:44

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 003 - 2018 Georgia Election

9/17/2018
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Episode 003 of the Bluetopsy Political Podcast with hosts Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. Join us as we talk more about the podcast and go through the 2018 Georgia Democratic Party slate of candidates. Bluetopsy explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the past and look to the future while covering all it all with a mix of intrigue, humor, and discussion. Subscribe to us today and...

Duration:06:06:23

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 002 - Interview with Sarah Riggs Amico

9/9/2018
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Episode 002 of the Bluetopsy Podcast with hosts Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. Join us as we welcome Georgia Democratic Lt. Governor Nominee Sarah Riggs Amico for a captivating and compelling conversation. The Bluetopsy Podcast explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the past, evaluate the present, and look to the future while covering it all with a mix of intrigue, humor, and discussion.

Duration:01:38:37

Bluetopsy Political Podcast - Episode 001 - Interview with Jason Carter

8/29/2018
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Premiere of the Bluetopsy Podcast with hosts Daniel Blackman and Eric Cohen. Join us as we welcome former Georgia State Senator, 2014 Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate, and Chair of The Carter Center, Jason Carter. The Bluetopsy Podcast explores Democratic and progressive politics with an array of perspectives from statewide officials to grassroots organizations. We deconstruct the past, evaluate the present, and look to the future while covering it all with a mix of intrigue, humor, and...