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Progressive U. is a political podcast hosted from the perspective of college-aged progressives to present a younger viewpoint on the news.

Progressive U. is a political podcast hosted from the perspective of college-aged progressives to present a younger viewpoint on the news.
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Progressive U. is a political podcast hosted from the perspective of college-aged progressives to present a younger viewpoint on the news.

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English


Episodes

Rachel Being Boring While Jack Makes It Fun

7/4/2018
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Rachel talks about some really boring stories while Jack is funny, cute, and exciting! Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com

Duration:00:28:05

Interview With Tennessee College Democrats President Reid Guthrie

6/26/2018
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Jack and Rachel sit down with Tennessee's statewide College Democrats President Reid Guthrie. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com

Duration:00:17:30

I'm #$@!ed

6/25/2018
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Jack and Rachel get exhausted after 13 minutes of policy and bullying Trump staffers. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Further Reading: https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/06/22/trump-millennial-supporters-washington-dc-218833

Duration:00:13:26

Bringing Obama Back (yeah)

6/16/2018
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Jack and Rachel discuss Obama's meetings with 2020 Presidential candidates, the New Aristocracy, and some breaking news. Follow Us: Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com https://www.politico.com/story/2018/06/11/obama-2020-elections-sanders-warren-635165 https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/06/the-birth-of-a-new-american-aristocracy/559130/

Duration:00:23:56

This Week In Bad News

6/2/2018
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Kendall Jung joins Jack and Rachel to discuss the Koch brothers supporting Heidi Heitkamp, the Roseanne Barr controversy, Trump's cruel border policy, and news in activism. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com

Duration:00:19:30

Interview With Knox County Mayoral Candidate Linda Haney

5/27/2018
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Linda Haney is facing a 7' former WWE wrestler in the Knox County, TN mayoral election, but she's presenting a bold voice for a new Knox County. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Faceboook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com Linda: LindaHaney.com

Duration:00:20:53

SAVE PLANNED PARENTHOOD

5/26/2018
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Jack and Rachel beg you to save Planned Parenthood, discuss the recent primaries, and explain why you keep hearing at privacy policies. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com Further Reading: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/22/us/politics/georgia-primary-abrams-results.html https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-care/trump-proposes-cutting-planned-parenthood-funds-what-does-mean-n877176...

Duration:00:19:17

Yaurel

5/19/2018
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Rachel and Jack discuss the Texas school shooting, an interesting proposal on income inequality, the Yanny/Laurel controversy, and more. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com

Duration:00:21:19

This Is Progressive U.

5/13/2018
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Jack and Rachel discuss Childish Gambino's "This Is America," the Iran Deal, and torturer Gina Haspel's nomination. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com Support the Show: Patreon.com/ProgressiveU

Duration:00:21:24

A Storm's A'Coming Baby

5/6/2018
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Jack and Rachel discuss the YUGE Stormy Daniels news and Trump's YUGEly awful speech to the National Rifle Association. Further Reading: https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/04/politics/donald-trump-speech-nra/index.html Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU ProgressiveU.com Support the show: Patreon.com/ProgressiveU

Duration:00:17:45

World War III

4/28/2018
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Jack and Rachel discuss the shooting Nashville, World War III, and another instance of our idiotic President shooting himself in the foot.\ Further Reading: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/23/opinion/waffle-house-shooting-nashville.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region https://www.vox.com/2018/4/25/17263644/israel-bombs-syria-strikes-iran-war-conflict-map...

Duration:00:25:33

Long, Boring, and Important

4/21/2018
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In this episode, Jack and Rachel discuss the release of Former FBI Director James Comey’s memos, CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, and Senator Claire McCaskill’s uphill battle to hold onto her Senate seat. Further Reading: https://static01.nyt.com/files/2018/us/politics/20180419-james-comey-memos.pdf https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/us/politics/comey-memos-trump-justice-department.html...

Duration:00:26:19

Interview with Civic TN

4/19/2018
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Jack and Rachel sit down with Kelley Elliott of Civic TN, an organization trying to change the culture around voting in the state with the lowest voter turnout in the country. Follow Us: ProgressiveU.com Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Civic TN: ProudVoter.org Support the show: Patreon.com/ProgressiveU

Duration:00:21:56

Purposely Late

4/17/2018
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Jack and Rachel discuss Paul Ryan, Syrian missile strikes, James Comey's book, and the mystery client. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Interested in advertising with us? https://goo.gl/forms/4QEki1AWc9erNLBU2

Duration:00:19:13

Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!

4/7/2018
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In this episode, Jack, Rachel, and Kaile discuss the tragic shooting at the YouTube headquarters in California, a new college affordability bill, and 2018 Senate prospects. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Interested in advertising with us? https://goo.gl/forms/ytMjAVvcwYfhzkyz1

Duration:00:23:01

Interview with Congressional Candidate Dr. Joshua Williams

4/4/2018
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Jack and Rachel sit down with Dr. Joshua Williams, a clinical psychologist and congressional candidate in Tennessee's 2nd district. They discuss the minimum wage, environmental policy, health care, and more. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: facebook.com/ProgressiveU Follow Josh: Twitter: @Joshua4Conngress Instagram: @WilliamsForCongress Facebook: Facebook.com/Williams4Congress joshuawilliamsforcongress.com Interested in advertising with us?...

Duration:00:22:16

Interview with Teen Vote Knoxville

4/2/2018
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Jack and Rachel sit down with members of Teen Vote Knoxville, an organization trying to get the voting age lowered to 16 and advocating automatic voter registration. Teen Vote: https://teenvote.wixsite.com/teenvote Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Interested in advertising with us? https://goo.gl/forms/DVMCrC8khwUw3kwt1

Duration:00:15:57

Interview with Jamie Ballinger

4/1/2018
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Jack and Rachel sit down with Jamie Ballinger, a lawyer running for State Senate in Tennessee's 7th district, encompassing Farragut, Fourth and Gill, Downtown, and more. They discuss guns, right-to-work laws, and more. Follow Us: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Interested in Advertising with Us? https://goo.gl/forms/DVMCrC8khwUw3kwt1

Duration:00:20:41

A Vine Reference?

3/31/2018
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On this episode, Jack and Rachel discuss attacks on Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg, former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' striking op-ed on gun reform, and the 2020 census. They also make some exciting personal announcements. Social Media: Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Instagram: @ProgressiveU Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Further Reading:...

Duration:00:18:55

If You Don't Listen To This You'll Probably Fall Behind

3/24/2018
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In this episode, Jack and Rachel cover some exciting news about the March for Our Lives and then some seemingly boring foreign policy news that is actually so important that you need to listen to it to make sure you're caught up. Follow Us: Instagram: @ProgressiveU Twitter: @ProgressiveUni Facebook: Facebook.com/ProgressiveU Further Reading: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/03/john-bolton-named-national-security-advisor-its-time-to-panic-now.html Interested in Advertising? Fill out...

Duration:00:21:21