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Political Outreach to Marginalized Communities with Think Rubix's DeJuana Thompson

6/15/2018
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DeJuana Thompson joins The Great Battlefield to discuss her career - from her start with the City Council in Birmingham, Alabama, to the roles she played on the campaigns of President Barack Obama, Senator Cory Booker, and Senator Doug Jones. She also chats about co-founding Think Rubix - a firm specializing in outreach to marginalized communities and communities of color. | Episode 159

Duration:00:58:51

Democratizing Polling for Progressive Candidates with Change Research's Mike Greenfield

6/13/2018
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Mike Greenfield joins The Great Battlefield to discuss his work as Co-founder and CEO of Change Research - a PBC focused on democratizing access to public opinion surveys by making polling more affordable for progressive candidates. | Episode 158

Duration:00:51:30

Helping Emerging Leaders Raise their First Political Dollars with Crowdpac's Gisel Kordestani

6/11/2018
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Gisel Kordestani joins The Great Battlefield to discuss her work as Co-founder of Crowdpac - a platform that connects citizens with candidates who share their values, and helps emerging leaders raise their first political dollars. She also talks in-depth about the ways the 2016 election altered the trajectory of Crowdpac as a company. | Episode 157

Duration:00:56:57

Building a community to fund solutions for the world's problems with Shared Nation's Joe McCannon

6/8/2018
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Joe McCannon joins The Great Battlefield to discuss his work as the Founder of Shared Nation - a community of thousands combining their resources to fund solutions for some of the world's biggest problems. | Episode 156

Duration:00:50:11

Holding Republicans accountable for their words and actions with American Bridge's Bradley Beychok

6/6/2018
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Bradley Beychok joins The Great Battlefield podcast to discuss his work as President and Co-founder of American Bridge - a Democratic super pac which uses opposition research, video tracking, and strategic communication to hold Republicans accountable. | Episode 155

Duration:01:14:38

Three Decades Working Alongside Bernie Sanders, with Jeff Weaver

6/4/2018
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Bernie 2016's campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, joins The Great Battlefield to discuss his experiences working alongside Bernie Sanders for over three decades. He recounts key moments from the 2016 Democratic primary, and also shares details from his new book: How Bernie Won. | Episode 154

Duration:01:12:16

Finding the Media that Changes People's Minds with Swayable's James Slezak

6/1/2018
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James Slezak joins The Great Battlefield to discuss his work as CEO of Swayable - an organization which measures how effectively issue-based media changes people's minds. | Episode 153

Duration:00:56:00

Winning Back Midwestern and Appalachian States with The People's House Project's Krystal Ball

5/30/2018
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Krystal Ball joins The Great Battlefield to discuss her work as President of The People's House Project - an organization that recruits and supports candidates who are deeply connected to their community and directly represent America's working class. She also chats about her 2010 congressional run, and shares how she handles controversy. | Episode 152

Duration:00:58:14

Using Media to Effectively Communicate with Voters w/ CounterPoint Messaging's John Rowley

5/28/2018
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CounterPoint Messaging's John Rowley joins The Great Battlefield podcast to discuss his decades of experience as a political media consultant. He tells us why he sometimes considers himself a contrarian within the Democratic Party, and how Democrats can address what he calls a "messaging crisis." | Episode 151

Duration:00:58:34

Using Political Maps to Motivate and Assist Field Campaigns with Empower Engine's Julie Goldberg

5/25/2018
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Julie Goldberg joins The Great Battlefield to discuss co-founding and running Empower Engine - a platform that generates interactive maps of census, voter, and analytics data for Democratic and Progressive campaigns and organizations. | Episode 150

Duration:00:40:18

Funding Trump Resistance Organizations with Investingin.us's Dmitri Mehlhorn

5/23/2018
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Dmitri Mehlhorn joins The Great Battlefield to discuss his work with Investingin.us - a group that funds Trump resistance organizations which can be tested and scaled before the next elections. | Episode 149

Duration:01:01:55

On Operations and Leadership with Bully Pulpit Interactive's Ann Marie Habershaw

5/21/2018
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Ann Marie Habershaw, COO of Bully Pulpit Interactive, joins The Great Battlefield to discuss her career. She details her unusual path to the world of politics and how she climbed the ranks to senior leadership positions of the DNC, DCCC, Emily's List and others. She also tells us the challenges she faced in overseeing a 1.2 billion dollar budget as the COO of President Obama's 2012 reelection campaign. | Episode 148

Duration:01:04:48

Uplifting the Black Community in Milwaukee and Throughout Wisconsin with BLOC's Angela Lang

5/18/2018
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Angela Lang, the Executive Director of Black Leaders Organizing for Communities, joins The Great Battlefield podcast. She details the gains BLOC has made in building long-term political power for Black citizens, leaders and businesses in the city of Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin. | Episode 147

Duration:00:46:21

Transforming American Jewish support of the Israeli occupation, with IfNotNow's Sarah Brammer-Shlay

5/16/2018
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Sarah Brammer-Shlay joins The Great Battlefield podcast to discuss her work as a leader of IfNotNow - a movement created by young American Jews to end their community's support of the Israeli occupation. | Episode 146

Duration:00:46:38

The Difference Between Movements and Candidacies with RBI Strategies' Rick Ridder

5/14/2018
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Rick Ridder, President and Co-Founder of RBI Strategies and Research, joins The Great Battlefield to share the insights he's gathered during his 50 year career in politics. He discusses his time as Howard Dean's presidential campaign manager, acting as senior consultant to six other presidential runs, and working internationally in 23 nations - where he contributed to the successful campaigns of six heads of state. He also shares stories from his book, "Looking for Votes in All The Wrong...

Duration:01:04:31

How America Looks Through the Eyes of a Trump-Skeptical Republican w/ Mair Strategies' Liz Mair

5/11/2018
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Republican political consultant Liz Mair joins The Great Battlefield to discuss creating the Make America Awesome super-PAC in 2015 to oppose Donald Trump's presidential run, and how she rates his performance in office thus far. She also chats about her public relations firm, Mair Strategies, and how she feels liberals can more effectively communicate with conservatives. | Episode 144

Duration:01:02:48

Building Movements Online and Offline with Powerlabs' and Momentum's Nicole Carty

5/9/2018
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Nicole Carty, a director at Powerlabs and a lead trainer at Momentum, discusses using digital tools to build and support social movements. She also chats about her history with Occupy Wall Street, the Other 98%, and her current involvement in The Movement for Black Lives. | Episode 143

Duration:00:53:00

The High Stakes of the Midterm Elections with the American Federation of Teachers' Randi Weingarten

5/7/2018
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Randi Weingarten, the President of the American Federation of Teachers, joins The Great Battlefield to discuss her career, the recent teacher strikes, and the many threats public sector unions currently face. She also explains why she feels the 2018 midterms are the most important elections of her lifetime. | Episode 142

Duration:00:51:06

Campaigning in all fifty states with New Paradigm Strategy Group's Tom McMahon

5/4/2018
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Tom McMahon, a founding partner at the New Paradigm Strategy Group, joins The Great Battlefield podcast. He discusses his time as Deputy Campaign Manager for Howard Dean's presidential run and serving as Executive Director of the DNC - where he played a key role in the development of the "50-state strategy." He also talks about his work with NP to help campaigns strategize in our rapidly-changing political environment. | Episode 141

Duration:00:58:37

How Democratic Candidates can Win Back Their States with Governor Martin O'Malley

5/2/2018
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This episode of The Great Battlefield features a conversation with Governor Martin O'Malley. He discusses cutting crime rates as the Mayor of Baltimore, serving as Governor of Maryland during the Great Recession, and running for President in the turbulent 2016 cycle.

Duration:01:06:56