Join us with an in-depth conversation with Stephanie Zucker, former candidate for West Virginia Senate district 14. Though she didn't win, she came closer than past candidates, learned a ton in the process, and continues to fight for progress.
We live in a time of "fake news" where journalists are attacked and tweets dominate the news. So how do we cope? Join us and WVU journalism professor Emily Corio as we dig into fake news (hint: it's not new) and what to do about it (hint: check your sources!).
Join us and Kelly Allen from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy as we discuss the gender wage gap in West Virginia. Who does it affect? Why does it persist? What are policy solutions? Plus, open enrollment for the ACA lasts until December 15!
Our final podcast before the 2018 mid-terms. Take a listen for your last pep-talk and suggestions for how to make sure people turn out on Tuesday. We also go a bit deep and dark, but try to end on a positive note. Do your good in the world. Also, VOTE.
This week, we talk the good news (OK R representatives who did NOT vote for teachers losing their primaries) with the bad (WV insanity with the Rs stealing the supreme court). Plus, a bit of encouragement to pump you up for your local candidates.
Micah and Sara talk with Mike Queen, Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner. We focus on youth civic engagement and the West Virginia connection to voters's rights for 18-year-olds. We also take your questions and focus on 21st century technology, vote by mail, and security.
The youth vote is one of the most important and untapped in the U.S. But great groups, like Inspire, work with youth leaders in schools to encourage voter engagement among high school students. Join us as we talk with Hilary Kinney, West Virginia leader and all around great person, as we discuss how to engage the youth.
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.