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A new podcast in pursuit of middle ground in a polarized world. Want to stay updated? Subscribe on iTunes so you don't miss our next show.

    Why Trump? Pt. 2

    Why Trump? Pt. 2

    Welcome back for the second half of our two-part episode interviewing Donald Trump's voters! This week, it's all about the women. Both the interviewers & interviewees this time around are women—which we thought was necessary since at least 53% of white women voted for Donald Trump in November. First up, Cheryl talks to Anna, a young mom and Marine wife who works for The Center for Bioethical reform. In the second half, our friend Myrrh (Marian) interviews a passionate older voter outside of Waco, Texas.

    Music this week by Louis the Child, Bensound, Laurent Dury, and Kt.

    • 59 min
    Why Trump? Pt. 1

    Why Trump? Pt. 1

    Welcome back for the first episode of season two!
    To start off this season, we thought we should find out some more about the voters who helped elect President Trump this past November and why they did it—to most of our surprise! In our first part of this two-part episode, we speak with Mike, a lifetime conservative from South Carolina, and Matthew, a religious gay male from New Mexico. Happy listening!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Disappointed, Undecided Voters

    The Disappointed, Undecided Voters

    For the final episode of the season Stephen and Cheryl interview with a wide range of voters who are less than excited about the two major party nominees. We found Democrats voting for Trump, Republicans voting for Clinton, and everything in between.

    Music this week by: Bensound Music and Laurent Dury.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    What does it take to become President of the U.S.?

    What does it take to become President of the U.S.?

    This episode Cheryl & Stephen take you through a timeline of the most important elements in a successful presidential run. If you have any confusion about what the heck caucuses are really for, anyway, or what the deal is with delegates and the electoral college, then this is the episode for you.

    Music this week by Kt, Metronomy, I HEART HUCKABEES, The Ugly Truth, & Louis the Child.

    • 31 min
    Hispanic/Latino Voters: Four Interviews

    Hispanic/Latino Voters: Four Interviews

    This episode we worked a little extra hard for all of you and rounded up four incredible interviews with Hispanic/Latino supporters of the top four presidential candidates.
    The order is: Ellie an immigrant brought over the border as a child, supporting Hillary Clinton; Miguel, a deported Mexican citizen and avid Trump supporter; Susy, an immigrant from Cuba with a unique perspective on politics and Bernie Sanders; and Justin, a multi-generational conservative & Tucsonian, supporting Ted Cruz.

    Music this week by Louis the Child and Bensound.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Obama's Affordable Care Act

    Obama's Affordable Care Act

    This week, Stephen and Cheryl outline what exactly The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare)actually is, so that, once and for all, we can finally decide if we like it—or not.

    Music this week by Louis the Child and Bensound.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

JohnD2727 ,

The Best!

So happy that I found this balanced & very interesting podcast! All the topics are extremely topical & I can't wait for the new season! Thanks

Brandnne16 ,

Interesting

Its cool to hear a podcast that can look at both parties without jumping down each other's throats 👍

RebecccaF ,

A welcome change of tone

It is so refreshing to hear a concerted effort to step back from the shouting-match and constant name-calling that has come to define our political discourse. I'm looking forward to hearing more of your work!

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