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Two progressive Midwestern moms interview candidates/activists/authors across the country. We were inspired by the Women's March to do something, and we try to help our listeners (and ourselves) figure out where we go from here.

Two progressive Midwestern moms interview candidates/activists/authors across the country. We were inspired by the Women's March to do something, and we try to help our listeners (and ourselves) figure out where we go from here.

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

Two progressive Midwestern moms interview candidates/activists/authors across the country. We were inspired by the Women's March to do something, and we try to help our listeners (and ourselves) figure out where we go from here.

Language:

English

Contact:

773-683-3757


Episodes

Julie Scelfo (#VoteHerIn, Episode 60)

2/24/2021
Joining us to celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March) on this week's #VoteHerIn podcast, a collaboration of Two Broads Talking Politics & author Rebecca Sive, is Julie Scelfo, author of the fabulous book, The Women Who Made New York, sharing the inspirational (and #VoteHerIn) stories of the women who built New York and, in the process, built the US.

Duration:00:44:10

Jaslin Kaur

2/21/2021
Kelly speaks with Jaslin Kaur, candidate for New York City Council, District 23. Jaslin, age 25, would be the first South Asian person and youngest woman ever elected to the New York City Council.

Duration:00:22:52

Ashley Spillane (#VoteHerIn, Episode 59)

2/10/2021
Ashley Spillane, a past president of Rock the Vote and advisor to Pizza to the Polls, and a voter turnout strategist, joins us for this week’s #VoteHerIn podcast, a collaboration of Two Broads Talking Politics & author Rebecca Sive, to discuss mobilizing and increasing women’s voter turnout for women candidates and other progressive candidates and causes. What works? What doesn’t? What are the best messages?

Duration:00:26:57

Juliana Stratton (#VoteHerIn, Episode 58)

1/27/2021
Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton, a former State Representative and a leader in criminal justice reform, joins us for this week’s #VoteHerIn podcast, a collaboration of Two Broads Talking Politics & author Rebecca Sive. Last week, we witnessed the historic inauguration of the first Black, South Asian, and woman, as Vice-President of the US. Millions of women here at-home, as well as around the world, were jumping up and down for joy. We’ll discuss Kamala Harris’s ascension to...

Duration:00:39:15

Christie Hefner (#VoteHerIn, Episode 57)

1/19/2021
On the 57th episode of the #VoteHerIn series, a partnership project of Two Broads Talking Politics/Kelly Pollock and Rebecca Sive, author of *Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President*, you’ll hear an interview with Christie Hefner. Center for American Progress leader, and longtime women’s political activist, Christie Hefner, joins us for a special Inaugural #VoteHerIn podcast. American democracy is at a critical juncture; all of us need to be well-informed, on-deck, and...

Duration:00:27:30

DC Statehood with Jamal Holtz & Demi Stratmon

1/18/2021
Jamal Holtz and Demi Stratmon from 51 for 51 join us to discuss DC statehood: where we are in the process, why it matters, and what EVERYONE can and should do to make it happen.

Duration:00:37:16

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

1/15/2021
Ruth Ben-Ghiat is Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University and author of *Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present*, which places President Donald Trump in the context of a century of authoritarian leaders that use a playbook of corruption, violence, propaganda, and machismo to stay in power.

Duration:00:21:36

Jill Wine-Banks (#VoteHerIn, Episode 56)

1/13/2021
On the 56th episode of the #VoteHerIn series, a partnership project of Two Broads Talking Politics/Kelly Pollock and Rebecca Sive, author of *Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President*, you’ll hear an interview with Jill Wine-Banks, impeachment guru, MSNBCcontributor. This special impeachment edition is a guide to the next steps to rid the United States of the present POTUS.

Duration:00:50:23

Melanie Childers

1/12/2021
Melanie Childers is Master Certified Coach who works with badass progressive women to build confidence and leadership, get shit done, and smash the patriarchy. We're talking to Melanie about resilience and managing the stress response after the events at the Capitol this week.

Duration:00:38:51

Genevieve Thiers

1/11/2021
We're speaking with Genevieve Thiers, a disruptor, entrepreneur, speaker and investor who lives in Chicago. Genevieve is the author of #TechYourself, the first-ever political tech playbook for candidates running for office; a Co Executive Producer and the political tech trainer on RUN; and founder of the NewFounders Conference.

Duration:00:35:22

Vote Her In Year in Review (#VoteHerIn Episode 55)

12/30/2020
For the last #VoteHerIn​ program of 2020, Rebecca and Kelly are joined by Sophy to discuss what happened; our analysis of these accomplishments; and our ideas about what should happen next to keep the #VoteHerIn​ movement going full-blast.

Duration:00:20:39

Eliza Orlins (Teddy Talks)

12/29/2020
Teddy (with a little help from Mommy) interviews Eliza Orlins, candidate for District Attorney for Manhattan in 2021.

Duration:00:24:27

Sari Beth Rosenberg

12/27/2020
Kelly chats with Sari Beth Rosenberg, award-winning U.S. History teacher, writer, host, and public speaker, about education during COVID, what educators might see in a Biden administration, and the Secretary of Education nominee.

Duration:00:19:06

Sen. Jennifer McClellan

12/18/2020
In conversation with Jennifer McClellan, Candidate for Governor of Virginia & member of the Senate of Virginia (SD9).

Duration:00:16:29

Dr. Gaby Goldstein

12/16/2020
Kelly speaks with Dr. Gaby Goldstein, Co-Founder and Director of Political Strategy for Sister District Project.

Duration:00:20:44

Deborah Maris Lader & Raeleen Kao (Vote Her In, Episode 54)

12/9/2020
A new series for the [#VoteHerIn][1] podcast focuses on women artists whose work or working context is political, including women printmakers, Deborah Maris Lader and Raeleen Kao. Deb and Raeleen will share images of their work, and discuss their work in the context of Black Lives Matter, the movement to end sexual violence against women, and other social and political justice campaigns.

Duration:00:27:01

Aisha Yaqoob Mahmood

12/2/2020
Kelly speaks with Aisha Yaqoob Mahmood, Executive Director of Asian American Advocacy Fund, about Georgia, working toward a progressive Southeast, and the AAPI vote.

Duration:00:16:54

Jen Allen and Chotsani Elaine Dean (Vote Her In, Episode 53)

11/25/2020
A new series for the #VoteHerIn podcast, a collaboration between Two Broads Talking Politics and author Rebecca Sive, focuses on women artists whose work or context is political, including women ceramists. Jen Allen and Chotsani Elaine Dean are featured in this episode. Jen will be talking about her cloth mask-making response to the pandemic; Chotsani, about her mixed-media work portraying the tragic American history of the fabric, cotton. Jen and Chotsani will share images and discuss in...

Duration:00:35:01

Sam Vinograd (Livestream)

11/22/2020
We're joined by CNN National Security Analyst Sam Vinograd to discuss the presidential transition, Trump's and Pompeo's moves in the Middle East, and COVID in the Pentagon.

Duration:00:08:36

Dr. Emily Landon

11/16/2020
In conversation with Dr. Emily Landon, the Executive Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control at UChicago Medicine.

Duration:00:36:04