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2016 changed us. We woke up, and now we’re fighting back. In 2018 we took back the House in a massive blue wave and in 2020 we took back the White House, but that was just the beginning. We’re looking ahead to how we’ll build a just and equitable America for us all. Every week you’ll hear inspiring frontline stories from activist leaders, politicians, celebrities, and political insiders. And hosts Steve Pierson and Mariah Craven will give you the tools you need to make an immediate impact on our most critical races.

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2016 changed us. We woke up, and now we’re fighting back. In 2018 we took back the House in a massive blue wave and in 2020 we took back the White House, but that was just the beginning. We’re looking ahead to how we’ll build a just and equitable America for us all. Every week you’ll hear inspiring frontline stories from activist leaders, politicians, celebrities, and political insiders. And hosts Steve Pierson and Mariah Craven will give you the tools you need to make an immediate impact on our most critical races.

    How We Protect Our Voting Rights Pt. 2 with Ari Berman

    How We Protect Our Voting Rights Pt. 2 with Ari Berman

    Our voting rights are under attack. The For The People Act is in the Senate, but the filibuster stands in the way of it passing. How do we fight back against the biggest voter suppression campaign since the reconstruction? Mother Jones reporter and voting rights expert Ari Berman returns to our show to give us some historical context and help us figure out what we can do about it.

    • 49 min
    Staying Fired Up with Congressman Ted Lieu

    Staying Fired Up with Congressman Ted Lieu

    "How We Win" is back! Joining us to kick off our new season is Congressman, veteran, impeachment manager, and everyone’s favorite Twitter truth teller, Ted Lieu! We talk about the GOP’s attack on voting rights, the GOP’s attack on the January 6th commission, and what it’s really like to go to work with these radicalized republicans. And as always, we talk about actions you can take right now, and what gives us hope.

    • 44 min
    How We Win Season Two is Here!

    How We Win Season Two is Here!

    Season one of Swing Left’s How We Win chronicled the amazing and tumultuous journey to defeat Trump and win the majority in the U.S. Senate. Season two picks up where we left off to go even deeper with experts, civic leaders, and everyday organizers. We’ll give you the information and inspiration you need to stay fired up in the fight to strengthen our democracy and protect our hard-won Democratic majorities in 2021, 2022, and beyond. It’s not the news, but what you can do about it. This is How We Win!

    • 2 min
    How We Won! with Ezra Levin

    How We Won! with Ezra Levin

    It's our season one finale and thanks to YOU we have the trifecta in our government! Joining us to help us celebrate the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, is the Co-Founder of Indivisible, Ezra Levin. We talk about how important it is that we all stay engaged and involved, and make sure we take advantage of this opportunity to make real lasting change for our Democracy.

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    • 37 min
    Countering Terrorism with Dr. Erroll Southers

    Countering Terrorism with Dr. Erroll Southers

    There is one week until the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The countdown to Jan. 20th includes Impeachment 2.0, securing the very safety of our Congress, and holding everyone involved in the seditious acts last week, fully accountable. Today we are joined by counterterrorism expert and the author of "Homegrown Violent Extremism", Dr. Erroll Southers. We talk about last week’s attack on the Capitol, how these groups have grown in America, and what community based practices work to reduce the risk of domestic terrorism.

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    • 40 min
    Welcome to 2021 with Tori Taylor

    Welcome to 2021 with Tori Taylor

    Despite the worst efforts of Trump and the GOP, there are 11 days until Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be inaugurated, completing the trifecta with Democrats controlling the White House and both houses of Congress! The seditious events at the Capitol only serve to reinforce how important our work has been. Joining us today to talk about this Historic moment, and the work we have ahead of us, is Swing Left’s Executive Director, Tori Taylor.

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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
233 Ratings

233 Ratings

6amPOD ,

So happy to have you back!!

I love this show so much. And while I appreciate the work you both did last year, I’M NO LESS CONCERNED ABOUT THE FATE OF DEMOCRACY! So please continue with this informative, insightful and inspiring pod.

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Season 2

Welcome back! 💥💥💙💙

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Fantastic ways to get involved

I so appreciate the helpful info and encouraging vibe of this podcast! It helped get me in the swing of phone banking, letter writing etc.

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