Better Georgia-logo

Better Georgia

4 Favorites

More Information

Episodes

63 Interview with McCracken Poston

10/22/2017
More
We speak with McCracken Poston about his beginnings in Graysville, his unique election campaign, his crackdown on lobbyists, and comprehensive ethics reform. “If I’m going to do something that’s meaningful, I have to do it now, because who knows how long any of us have on this Earth, or even shorter time in the legislature.” - McCracken Poston Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep63

Duration: 01:05:56


62 Politics and Piety

10/15/2017
More
We will talk about the Atlanta mayoral debate, the most important jobs of a voter, and the way modern technology has shaped the candidacy in the elections around Georgia. “You need to vote according to what you believe and value and who is going to hold the line closest to that.” - Jennifer Young. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep62

Duration: 00:44:18


61 Gun Violence Prevention

10/8/2017
More
We will go over the recent terror attack in Las Vegas and the actions we should take for the future, as well as rollbacks to Obama-era laws on contraception. “We don’t talk about people having lost their lives in these scenarios, we talk about lives being stolen and taken from people.” - Amy Morton. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep61

Duration: 00:21:46


60 Tom Price

10/1/2017
More
Today on Better Georgia, we’re talking with Jeff Romig about the Tom Price's recent controversy and the various positions that are open in Georgia’s state elections. "I don’t think logic and the Trump administration go together that well.” - Jeff Romig. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep60

Duration: 00:36:47


59 2017 Special Elections

9/24/2017
More
We are talking about the upcoming special election, the incident with police at Georgia Tech, and the news on removing confederate monuments from our state. We should talk about how we are sending out people to protect those streets and not play cowboys.” - Jennifer Young. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep59

Duration: 00:29:15


58 Single-Payer Healthcare

9/17/2017
More
On this episode of Better Georgia, we’re meeting with local progressive activist Jen Rafanan to tell her story about her experience with healthcare. "You have to decide between going into debt or getting treated.” - Jen Rafanan. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep58

Duration: 00:18:20


57 GA House Democrats

9/10/2017
More
Today we’re speaking with the Georgia house democratic caucus director Falak Hindash about the job of the state caucus and what they are fighting for in 2018. “It’s a lot harder for your representative to take a vote on something that’s harmful when you, as a constituent, can say to them, ‘I’m going to be harmed by this policy, I’m going to be harmed by your vote.’” - Falak Hindash. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep57

Duration: 00:12:21


56 Confederate Monuments

8/27/2017
More
Today on the Better Georgia podcast, we'll be talking about the recent transgender military bill and how monuments to the Confederacy have affected our country. “In one week, [President Trump] literally put my civil, national, and international security at risk.” - Jennifer Young. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep56

Duration: 00:33:36


55 GA's Labor Movement

8/20/2017
More
On this episode of Better Georgia, we’re talking about worker’s unions in Georgia, how the AFL-CIO is helping that cause, and the recent protests in Charlottesville. “All of us regular working people in the state and across the country have the right to negotiate for a fair wage to raise our families on, and for benefits like healthcare and time off.” - Val Barnhart. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep55

Duration: 00:17:09


54 Healthcare Battle

7/30/2017
More
Today we’re talking about the Republican leadership and how they fared in the recent healthcare battle. Also joining us is writer, director, and actor Patrick Walker. The opposition to [the ACA] was always personal, it was never about policy.” - Bryan Long. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep54

Duration: 00:37:47


53 Cagey Cagle

7/23/2017
More
Today we’re talking about the overhyped press conference held by Michael Williams, how the Republican establishment handled it, and Casey Cagle's poor voting record "Whenever a candidate comes out this early for a race like this, you’d expect something pretty big, especially to call a press conference like this.” - Sam Edwards Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep53

Duration: 00:30:34


52 Interview with Cindy Zeldin

7/17/2017
More
Today, we’re talking with Cindy Zeldin, candidate for insurance commissioner in Georgia, about what she hopes to accomplish as a consumer advocate for Georgia. "When you don’t listen to consumers and hear their stories and look at things through their eyes, these issues are invisible and you’re just not going to see them.” - Cindy Zeldin. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep52

Duration: 00:20:56


51 ATL Elections

7/3/2017
More
“If we’re not going to change hearts, we’re not going to change votes.” - Jennifer Young. Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep51

Duration: 00:29:38


50 What's Next For Georgia

6/25/2017
More
"It’s not up to the system to make the difference, it’s up to us." - Gaetana Marshall Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://bettergeorgia.org/ep50

Duration: 00:51:00


49 5 Reasons Why Ossoff Will Win

6/18/2017
More
Listen in as we talk about what has changed since the first election and the 5 reasons why Jon Ossoff will defeat Karen Handel in the sixth congressional district. "If Jon Ossoff pulls out a victory on Tuesday night, it is not business as usual, it is a sea change.” - Bryan Long Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at www.bettergeorgia.org/ep49

Duration: 00:37:46


48 Handel's Terrible Week

6/11/2017
More
Today on the show we’re talking to Jen Cox of activist group Pave It Blue, Karen Handel’s recent debate gaffe, and Jon Ossoff’s record breaking campaign fundraising. "[Handel] looks very much like she is following in the footsteps of the leader of her party right now, and I don’t think that’s a smart move.” - Jen Cox Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at www.bettergeorgia.org/ep48

Duration: 01:08:50


47 Ossoff is Winning

6/4/2017
More
Today, we’re talking about the many elections coming up in Georgia statewide, and why they are critical to both Georgia and the rest of the world. “However if they win any or all of the following statewide races, they’ll be able to influence redistricting, and that’s governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, and secretary of state.” - Louis Elrod Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at www.bettergeorgia.org/ep47

Duration: 00:37:03


46 The Tale of Two Staceys

5/28/2017
More
This week we are joined again with guest host Jennifer Young to talk about what is going on in Georgia’s upcoming elections and the status of campus carry laws. “We’ve got work to do, and we don’t have a lot of time or energy to spend it infighting.” - Jennifer Young Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at www.bettergeorgia.org/ep46

Duration: 00:27:43


45 Ossoff and The Resistance

5/21/2017
More
This week on the show, we’re talking about the many upcoming elections around Georgia, from the big runoff for sixth congressional district to city councils. "How much further could we be with a more progressive leadership or really great ideas and people who know how to manage them and the talent to execute them?” - Kyle Keyser Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at www.bettergeorgia.org/ep45

Duration: 00:28:03


44 Handel and Trump

5/14/2017
More
We're joined by education professional Joyce Morley to talk about her views on the future of healthcare, and we are talking about Karen Handel’s involvement with Trump. "They’re making decisions based on their life, and their life says they’re the ‘haves’, and they don’t understand what it is to be in the ‘have-nots’.” - Joyce Morley Learn more about this episode of Better Georgia Podcast at http://www.bettergeorgia.org/ep44

Duration: 00:43:40

See More