What's it like to be a community activist, fired up by the passion of Bernie Sanders? And how do you then become a county party executive? Take a listen to this week's podcast to hear the evolution of of an activist. Plus, how the Blue Wave can succeed.
What would you do if confronted with extreme racism? We're confronted with videos of non-white Americans facing harassment and brutality. How can White allies respond? We don't have all of the answers -- and welcome yours. But it has to start somewhere.
We talk with a local leader about what saving a forest means to him. Plus, Sara, Megan, and Micah riff like the good ol' days -- with discussions of dialogue, building bridges, and voting (YOU HAVE TO DO IT!).
Want to get to know what candidates for like? What music pumps them up? Fuel for the campaign? Check out this podcast and hear from Danielle Walker and Evan Hansen as we discuss tales from the campaign trail.
Progressives fared well in the West Virginia primary in 2018. Check out our analysis of why progressives shouldn't be ignored here. Plus, we touch base with Democratic candidate for WV-01, Kendra Ferchee.
Wondering what it's like to be asked to run? And what about running for office with a family to take care of? What keeps you motivated and inspired. Hear from Danielle Walker, running for House of Delegates in the West Virginia 51st.
Phew! It's 2018. So take a listen as we discuss what's up for The New Activists in 2018 -- including lots of interviews with some great candidates. Plus, we discuss some promising promising court cases about gerrymandering and net neutrality. Let's get busy folks. So get inspired and get active.
Another day, another chance to discuss the latest (and hopefully not last) victim of the Russia scandal, Michael Flynn. Then, we ponder life with the Republical #TaxScam, discuss the latest sexual harassment scandal, and close with the latest crazo to enter the race for Senate from WV - the convicted Don Blankenship. It's never a dull moment...
Our first interview with a congressional candidate -- Kendra Fershee of Morgantown, WV who has thrown her hat in the ring to represent the first district of WV. Join us as we hear her why she ran, how she's running, and her vision for freedom in West Virginia
We took a field trip this week! Off to Kingwood, West Virginia to try and talk with Senator Capito's staffers. Talk we did. Listened to we were not. So have a listen and keep the pressure on... Onward.
Worried about the recent budget and tax plan out of DC? Because you should be. A primer on how the GOP use the language of tax reform and how it will hurt just about everyone you know. Plus, Morgantown, WV passes a non-discrimination ordinance! Because we have to pay attention to our little victories too.
If you're wondering how you can effectively push back on the Trump administration while helping people enroll for the ACA, then this show is for you! Megan and Sara also riff on gun control. With special guest, Kelly Allen.
Title IX stipulates that no one in the US can be excluded from participation in educational program receiving federal assistance due to their sex. Over time, how this is precisely implemented has changed. So this week, we discuss the history of the policy and the Trump administration's changes. Guess what? They're bad!