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Forget about getting mad or getting even, this is a political show about how we are moving forward. Movement building pros Gina Christo and Wilnelia Rivera helped get Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) elected and know how deep democracy works when it centers the people we usually see at the margins. Each month they look at dumpster fires happening on the political ground and highlight the women, queer folk, and POC fighting the good fight and winning key battles across the country.

Forget about getting mad or getting even, this is a political show about how we are moving forward. Movement building pros Gina Christo and Wilnelia Rivera helped get Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) elected and know how deep democracy works when it centers the people we usually see at the margins. Each month they look at dumpster fires happening on the political ground and highlight the women, queer folk, and POC fighting the good fight and winning key battles across the country.
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Forget about getting mad or getting even, this is a political show about how we are moving forward. Movement building pros Gina Christo and Wilnelia Rivera helped get Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) elected and know how deep democracy works when it centers the people we usually see at the margins. Each month they look at dumpster fires happening on the political ground and highlight the women, queer folk, and POC fighting the good fight and winning key battles across the country.

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English

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Episodes

S2E2 Organizer Clarissa Brooks on Accountability

4/26/2019
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A look at why local elections are important to remember in the run-up to 2020, the three big issues heading to the supreme court—abortion "heart rate" bills, voter restriction, and the Census citizenship question—and how they will impact us from years to come. Then our guest Clarissa Brooks tells us all about campus organizing at Spellman, the importance of meeting people where they're at and focusing on the community's needs, calling out Shaun King, and much more.

Duration:01:11:02

She The People's Aimee Allison on Rebuilding American Democracy around WOC Organizers (plus Ocasio-Cortez in #3019, Stacey Abrams update, women-led legislatures in Colorado and Nevada, and more!)

3/28/2019
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Wilnelia and Gina break down everything from what's happening with newly elected women politicians across the country to Ocasio-Cortez's latest committee appearances to why everyone is so intent on Stacey Abrams running for Senate but not president. Then, guest Aimee Allison (founder of She the People and president of Democracy in Color) joins to talk about all the work underway to center women of color and organizers in the growing and increasingly powerful progressive movement.

Duration:01:11:54

Welcome to Deep Democracy

3/13/2019
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Welcome to the politics show about moving forward, not getting mad, a show where we lift up movement builders and grassroots organizers and hold both political parties accountable for their role in creating the current messes in the U.S. government. Deep Democracy is about centering the people usually pushed to the margins, and the value that brings to all. Join us for a monthly conversation, beginning March 28th!

Duration:00:02:14