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It's game time. The battle to restore American democracy is underway and Democrats have chosen former Vice President Joe Biden as their champion. In this weekly show, Democratic Party activist and expat voter Karin Robinson explores the politics, policies and personalities of the 2020 election.

Democratically: 2020 Karin Robinson

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

It's game time. The battle to restore American democracy is underway and Democrats have chosen former Vice President Joe Biden as their champion. In this weekly show, Democratic Party activist and expat voter Karin Robinson explores the politics, policies and personalities of the 2020 election.

    Battle for the Soul

    Battle for the Soul

    In this special bonus episode, 2 very exciting things happen! 1) Karin announces her new podcast, What Can You Do? This commute length podcast brings on experts in some of the biggest issues facing the world today - polarisation, the housing crisis, inequality, climate change - to get a quick briefing on the issue and point you to some practical things you can do to help. 2) Karin speaks to Edward-Isaac Dovere, political journalist for the Atlantic, about his "cracking" new book Battle for the Soul. They talk about how Pete Buttigieg got robbed of his post Iowa momentum, the tensions between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, how close Mike Bloomberg came to being the nominee before Warren decimated him in his first debate, and - of course - about how Democrats wound up choosing Joe Biden and the country wound up electing him. They discuss the anti-democracy turn of the Republican Party post-election and how big D Democrats should respond to it. And, they play a "greatest hits" version of the Gut Check Game, reacting to quotes and sayings from throughout the campaign.  


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    • 50 min
    Pain Relief

    Pain Relief

    In this final episode of Democratically: 2020, Karin explains the medical dramas that kept her away from podcasting for the first couple months of the Biden era, and talks to Political Director of Data for Progress Marcella Mulholland and former Republican strategist Marshall Manson about the American Rescue Act, the prospects for improving our political system, and the (surprisingly?) impressive start to the Biden Administration. 


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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Terrorism Steals Our Joy

    Terrorism Steals Our Joy

    Karin speaks again to Matthew McGregor of Hope Not Hate to follow up their earlier conversation about the rise of the far right and discuss the President's complicity in directly inciting the mob that broke into the Capitol building. We discuss the second impeachment of Trump and how we are all living as victims of domestic terrorism. They also look forward to the inauguration and how the Biden administration can start to deal with these ongoing threats. 


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    • 57 min
    Insurrection.

    Insurrection.

    This week, Karin speaks to Julie Norman, a Lecturer in US Politics at University College London about the insurrection that led to Trump supporters taking over the Capitol Building on Wednesday night, and also about the Democrats winning two Senate seats in Georgia following Tuesday's election. 

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Democratically... 2021!

    Democratically... 2021!

    This week, Karin welcomes in the new year with a quick recap of the rollercoaster of horrors that was 2020, and also gives you a rundown of what you can expect in Tuesday's 2 Georgia Senate runoff races. 

    Happy New Year to you and yours! 


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    • 24 min
    Christmas Presents!

    Christmas Presents!

    In a special Christmas themed episode of the podcast, Karin talks to Friend of the Pod Emma Burnell about what politically themed Christmas gifts they would both wish to give to the current President, the President-Elect, and the major players in the Democratic Primary. 
    Happy holidays to you and yours! 

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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

realicey ,

Highly insightful & engaging

If you are passionate about the journey to getting a different category of person in the White House, then this is the podcast for you. Karin provides a commentary on the twists and turns of the democratic party primary process that you can’t elsewhere, plus great interviews.

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Amazing insights into the Dems Primary Race

Karin has such a deep knowledge of the Democratic Party and her analysis of the primary season is unparalleled. If you’re looking for insight and analysis of what’s going on this podcast is the ticket!

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