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The Pantsuit Nation Podcast

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From the founders of Pantsuit Nation, the Facebook group that brought together millions of passionate and engaged people in the final weeks of the 2016 election, a weekly podcast that connects personal narrative to political action. With stories that will move and inspire you, we focus on the people at the heart of policy decisions and talk about resources to effectively resist the current administration and promote progressive change in American politics.

From the founders of Pantsuit Nation, the Facebook group that brought together millions of passionate and engaged people in the final weeks of the 2016 election, a weekly podcast that connects personal narrative to political action. With stories that will move and inspire you, we focus on the people at the heart of policy decisions and talk about resources to effectively resist the current administration and promote progressive change in American politics.
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From the founders of Pantsuit Nation, the Facebook group that brought together millions of passionate and engaged people in the final weeks of the 2016 election, a weekly podcast that connects personal narrative to political action. With stories that will move and inspire you, we focus on the people at the heart of policy decisions and talk about resources to effectively resist the current administration and promote progressive change in American politics.

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English


Episodes

Carolyn DeWitt Rocks the Vote and Deb Haaland Makes History

10/18/2018
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This week Cortney talks to two women creating change during this critical election season. Carolyn DeWitt, President and Executive Director of Rock the Vote, shares how her organization has evolved its methods of reaching youth voters since its founding in the '90s. Deb Haaland, the Democratic Congressional Candidate for New Mexico's 1st District, talks about the needs of New Mexicans and reflects on her history making campaign to become the first Native American women to serve in congress....

Duration:00:39:31

Dr. Hiral Tipirneni Wants to Do Better for Arizona

10/11/2018
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Today Cortney kicks off our pre-election series of interviews with some of the incredible women running for office this year. First up is a conversation with Dr. Hiral Tipirneni, a candidate for Congress in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. We discuss the critical issues she is hearing about from the people in her district, and learn about who in her life convinced her to step up and run. Our call to action focuses on voting, and we give the Golden Pantsuit to a chef facing down an...

Duration:00:28:12

Charisma Troiano and Adam Grogg are Moving Democracy Forward

10/4/2018
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Libby and Cortney reunite! Then Cortney talks with two people on the forefront of holding the administration accountable for its actions: Charisma Troiano and Adam Grogg of the law firm Democracy Forward. We discuss taking the administration to court, and the variety of ways that people speaking up generates hope and makes a difference for our democracy. We ask you to keep the pressure on your Senators about the Supreme Court and make sure you are registered to vote! And the Golden Pantsuit...

Duration:00:46:12

Making Sense of the Kavanaugh Hearings with Sara Solow

9/27/2018
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This week, Libby talks with attorney, former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, and former policy advisor to Secretary Clinton, Sara Solow, about the Kavanaugh hearings and how the intersection of the Me Too movement and recent changes in the way Supreme Court nominees are vetted have contributed to a process that feels very far removed from what we have seen in the past. The call to action encourages listeners to contact their senators about the upcoming vote on Kavanaugh's...

Duration:00:37:08

The Fierce Patriotism of María Teresa Kumar

9/20/2018
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This week, Libby talks with María Teresa Kumar, founder and Executive Director of Voto Latino, a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos’ innate leadership. Our call to action once again focuses on the increasingly terrifying prospect of Brett Kanavaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, and the Golden Pantsuit goes to a woman dedicated to training 1 million women and girls to code by 2030. Listen and subscribe today!

Duration:00:22:26

Rita Bosworth on why volunteering matters (and why it matters NOW)

9/13/2018
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This week Cortney welcomes back Sister District founder Rita Bosworth to discuss this critical moment before midterm elections. Rita shares why volunteering is so important in these final weeks and offers some tips on how to get started. We encourage you to keep up the fight for the Supreme Court, and give the Golden Pantsuit to a woman who seized her moment. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:21:29

Recap and Round Up with Libby and Cortney

9/6/2018
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This week, Libby and Cortney share Pantsuit Nation's ongoing and upcoming projects, as well as review a number of calls to action to jumpstart your activism as the fall begins. We give the Golden Pantsuit to a woman making history in Massachusetts. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:34:50

Amber Goodwin talks Community Justice Reform

8/30/2018
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This week Cortney talks with Amber Goodwin, Founding Director of Community Justice Reform Coalition, about their work to reduce gun violence and reform criminal justice in communities across the country. We ask you to keep up the pressure to postpone the Kavanaugh hearings and give the Golden Pantsuit to a NASA legend who turned 100 this week! Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:25:22

Jenn Brown Wants You to Vote Together

8/23/2018
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This week Libby and Cortney talk to Jenn Brown, Executive Director of Civic Nation. She tells us about the projects under the Civic Nation banner, and how she came to lead this organization after years in political organizing. We ask you to keep the pressure on your Senators about Kavanaugh's nomination, and give the Golden Pantsuit to a gymnastics star standing up for herself and her fellow survivors. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:27:57

Jennifer Palmieri and the Women Who Will Run the World

8/16/2018
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This week we talk with Clinton campaign Head of Communications and author of "Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World," Jennifer Palmieri. Jennifer tells us about moving through the stages of grief and anger after the 2016 election into hope for the future, and how women are freeing themselves from the rules and restrictions established by men to effect real and permanent change in our country. We discuss more historic primary wins in Vermont, Minnesota, and...

Duration:00:43:54

Arisha Hatch on #VotingWhileBlack

8/9/2018
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This week, Color of Change's Managing Director of Campaigns, Arisha Hatch, joins us to talk about the organization's PAC, Voting While Black, and their focus on key elections throughout the country that have the potential to measurably improve the lives of black people. We celebrate Wesley Bell's victory in St. Louis County this week, award the golden pantsuit to Beyoncé in celebration of her groundbreaking Vogue cover, and call on our listeners to take action to combat the hate that will...

Duration:00:33:17

Rachel Cargle Is Unpacking White Feminism

8/2/2018
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This week, Cortney welcomes back writer and intersectional feminist Rachel Cargle to discuss her most recent experience with toxic white feminism on Instagram. Our call to action is about voting and blocking Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the Golden Pantsuit goes to one of our favorite actresses bringing a legendary story to the small screen. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:27:10

Kate Schatz on Badass Women and Rad Girls

7/26/2018
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This week we talk with Kate Schatz, author of Rad American Women and Rad Girls Can, about writing-as-activism, inspiring young women and girls by sharing the stories of other young activists, and finding solidarity in collective civic action. We are still fighting against the Kavanaugh nomination, and we give the Golden Pantsuit to a verifiable genius. Subscribe and share!

Duration:00:30:21

Kat Calvin is Expanding the Electorate (and Changing Lives) One Voter ID at a Time

7/19/2018
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This week we talk to Spread The Vote founder Kat Calvin about how her organization is working to get IDs to some of the 21 million eligible US voters who currently lack them. We learn about all the ways not having an ID can negatively affect a person's life, and the hands-on work it takes to get a person back to full participation in democracy. We encourage continued work against the recent Supreme Court nominee, and give the Golden Pantsuit to a woman making sure her shero great-grandmother...

Duration:00:30:44

Alicia Garza on the Patriotism of Activism

7/12/2018
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Alicia Garza, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, joins us this week to discuss being a "freedom dreamer," her current work to improve the lives of black people, and the things keeping her hopeful. We talk about what we can do to #SaveSCOTUS, and give the Golden Pantsuit to the new mayor of San Francisco. Subscribe, listen, and share today!

Duration:00:30:43

Neera Tanden: Powerful Woman in Politics

7/5/2018
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This week we share an interview we conducted a couple of weeks ago with Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for America Progress. We discuss her experience across different administrations, and hear about times when she was the only woman - and woman of color - in the room. We share information about how talking to your senators about the upcoming supreme court nomination, and give the Golden Pantsuit to the justice department of an entire city! Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:36:59

Leah Greenberg Leads a Movement - And She Wants You to Join Her

6/28/2018
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This week we talk with Leah Greenberg, Co-Executive Director of Indivisible, about the founding of her organization, her experience advising hundreds of thousands of new activists, and the ties that bind this administration's policies to intolerance. We remind you to take action this weekend to end family separation and detention, and celebrate a bright spot out of New York's 14th Congressional District with the Golden Pantsuit. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:31:29

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Getting Off the Sidelines

6/21/2018
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This week we air an interview we recorded last week (in person!) with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand - and WHEW is she exciting to talk to! We hear about her rise in politics and the issues she is working on to improve lives for all Americans. Our call to action and Golden Pantsuit both focus on the fight to end family separation at the border. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:39:30

Never Say Never with Stephanie Schriock

6/14/2018
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This week we are thrilled to be joined by Stephanie Schriock, the President of EMILY's List. We hear about her background, learn about EMILY, and get advice for women looking to jump in to politics for the first time. We encourage you to ask your states to defend the ACA, and give the Golden Pantsuit to a valedictorian. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:31:00

Turning Love into Votes with Aicha Cherif and Esther de Rothschild

6/7/2018
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This week we are honored to be joined by Aicha Cherif and Esther de Rothschild from The Love Vote, two women using storytelling and the power of love to impact voter turnout. We highlight the need for comprehensive protections for LGBTQIA+ people, and give the Golden Pantsuit to a brave eighth grader. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:37:43