47 episodes

2016 changed us. We woke up, and now we’re fighting back. In 2018 we took back the House in a massive blue wave, but that was just the beginning. Now, we’re looking ahead to how we’ll win in 2020. 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 2020’s most critical races.

Swing Left - How We Win Swing Left

    • Politics
    • 4.9, 202 Ratings

2016 changed us. We woke up, and now we’re fighting back. In 2018 we took back the House in a massive blue wave, but that was just the beginning. Now, we’re looking ahead to how we’ll win in 2020. 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 2020’s most critical races.

    Mini-Pod! DC Statehood

    Mini-Pod! DC Statehood

    This is a special, How We Win, Mini-Pod! We talk with Stasha Rhodes, the Campaign Director of 51 for 51, a pro-D.C. statehood coalition of groups committed to equal rights and representation for the more than 700,000 residents of Washington, D.C. by making it the 51st state with a simple majority of 51 votes in the Senate.

    • 9 min
    Pop Politics with Ira Madison III

    Pop Politics with Ira Madison III

    Joining us today to help break down the historic month of June, is the host of Crooked Media’s “Keep It” podcast, Ira Madison III. We talk about the entertainment industry, how pop culture intersects with politics, Pride month, and who will help us win in November.

    • 44 min
    Democracy in One Pod or Less with David Litt

    Democracy in One Pod or Less with David Litt

    Joining us today is former Obama speechwriter and best selling author, David Litt. He has a new book called "Democracy in One Book or Less: How It Works, Why It Doesn't, and Why Fixing It Is Easier Than You Think". So basically he’s gonna tell us how we fix our democracy... Also, we take an easy dunk on Trump but remind you why we must play hard for every minute, right to the last buzzer!

    • 46 min
    Father's Day Special with DeVier Pierson

    Father's Day Special with DeVier Pierson

    It's a special Father’s Day bonus episode! We share some wisdom from our fathers, and an interview with Steve's dad, DeVier Pierson. DeVier was council to President Johnson and shares some great stories from those turbulent years and the parallels to the work we are still doing today.

    • 33 min
    Don’t Label Me with Irshad Manji

    Don’t Label Me with Irshad Manji

    Today we have an important and challenging discussion with the author of “Don’t Label Me - An Incredible Conversation for Divided Times”, Irshad Manji. She is the founder of the Moral Courage College, and we talk about what it means to be courageous, and how to have effective conversations, even with people we don’t agree with.

    • 57 min
    Gaslit with Sarah Kendzior and Andrea Chalupa

    Gaslit with Sarah Kendzior and Andrea Chalupa

    We are joined by Sarah Kendzior bestselling author of “Hiding in Plain Sight” and journalist filmmaker, Andrea Chalupa. Together they host the Gaslit Nation podcast. We’ll talk about how the GOP will use “divide and conquer” strategies to try to do just that, and what we can do to fight against it. Then we’ll hear sounds from the protests over last weekend, including words from actors and activists Michael B. Jordan, Kendrick Sampson, Dr. Melina Abdullah, and more.

    • 48 min

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