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The Only True Democracy in Talk Radio

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Today's guest hosts are Charlotte Hancock and Edwith Theogene, Communications Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress. They discuss one group of people in particular who are extremely vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic—people who are experiencing homelessness or who have insecure housing situations. These populations are more at risk both as a result of the infectious nature of the disease and because of the economic crisis that the pandemic has caused. To talk with...

Duration:00:38:40

Leslie begins the show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories she covers during the segment: 1. AUDIO: Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) asks Treasury Secretay Steven Mnuchin, “How many workers should give their lives to increase our GDP by a half percent?” 2. WASHINGTON POST: "As White House pushes firms to reopen, new report says much of bailout stimulus money remains unspent" 3. TIME: "The Real Estate Industry Pushed for $160 Billion in Tax Breaks in the...

Duration:00:38:50

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Shawn Zeller, Deputy Editor of CQ Magazine, and host of the 'CQ on Congress' podcast. Shawn's Twitter handle is @ShawnZeller. Brad...

Duration:00:39:08

Leslie begins the show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories she covers during the segment: 1. NBC NEWS: "Fact check: Coronavirus vaccine could come this year, Trump says. Experts say he needs a 'miracle' to be right." 2. NBC NEWS: "House to vote on Democrats' $3T coronavirus 'HEROES' aid: Stimulus checks, money for states, rent assistance" 3. AXIOS: "Ousted vaccine chief: I was told my pandemic warnings were "causing a commotion"" 4. AXIOS: "UN issues...

Duration:00:39:14

Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Edwith Theogene, Executive Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress. During today's episode, they discuss the ways in which our criminal justice system harms women and families, and particularly women and families of color. Especially during this pandemic, which is shedding on just how vulnerable incarcerated people are during emergencies and crises, finding ways to change this system—which is firmly rooted in white supremacy—has...

Duration:00:32:43

Leslie is joined by two different guests on two different topics. Leslie is first joined by Eva Casey Velasquez, President and CEO at the Identity Theft Resource Center. The ITRC is a non-profit organization established to empower and guide consumers, victims, business and government to minimize risk and mitigate the impact of identity compromise and crime. Ms. Velasquez previously served as the Vice President of Operations for the San Diego Better Business Bureau and spent 21 years at the ...

Duration:00:39:00

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Heidi Shierholz, Senior Economist and Director of Policy at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank...

Duration:00:39:16

Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock, Executive Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. During this episode, they’re going to be examining yet another example of how COVID-19 has exacerbated an existing issue in this country—in this case, the student debt crisis. Generation Progress has been doing advocacy work in the student debt space for much of their existence, and it’s an issue that they feel very strongly about. The collective student...

Duration:00:37:02

Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union. For over a decade, Mr. Paul and AAM have worked to make American manufacturing a top-of-mind issue for voters and our national leaders through effective advocacy, innovative research, and a savvy public relations strategy. The two discuss Scott's recent op-ed published in the New York Times...

Duration:00:37:46

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Dr. Bob Bollinger, the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr....

Duration:00:39:02

Leslie is joined by Steve Sallman, Assistant Director of the United Steelworkers Health, Safety and Environment Department, where he’s worked for more than 16 years. He has 28 years of safety and health experience, investigating fatalities and life-altering accidents, providing assistance to local unions and working closely with employers’ safety and health professionals. Mr. Sallman serves as a labor representative on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health...

Duration:00:38:31

Today's guest hosts are Charlotte Hancock and Edwith Theogene, Communications Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress. Today's discussion is about the fact that we're just sixth months away from one of the most important elections of our lifetimes. People across the country will need safe and reliable ways to vote and have their votes counted in November. Ensuring that happens in a country with an extremely dubious history with voting rights will take a lot of work—and...

Duration:00:36:59

Leslie begins the hour with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she covered during the segment: 1. NBC NEWS: "U.S. passes 1 million cases of COVID-19" 2. WASHINGTON POST: "President’s intelligence briefing book repeatedly cited virus threat" 3. WASHINGTON POST: "The U.S. plans to give $500 billion to large companies. It won’t require them to preserve jobs or limit executive pay" 4. AXIOS: "Mnuchin says SBA will do "full review" of PPP loans over $2...

Duration:00:38:00

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Paul Lisnek, a multi-Emmy, Cablefax, Telly and Beacon Award winning television host and analyst. Paul has been the political analyst...

Duration:00:39:00

Leslie begins the hour with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. She's then joined by Randi Weingarten, President of the 1.7 million-member American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, which represents teachers; paraprofessionals and school-related personnel; higher education faculty and staff; nurses and other healthcare professionals; local, state and federal government employees; and early childhood educators. Leslie and Randi discuss how children and parents are dealing with a...

Duration:00:39:24

Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock, Executive Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. They’re highlighting a very alarming, but sadly not unexpected, trend that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Communities of color, and especially Black people, are contracting the infection at much higher rates than white people, and are experiencing consistently worse outcomes with the disease. For example, in Washington D.C., where Generation...

Duration:00:37:50

Leslie begins the hour with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the four news stories that she covers: 1. AXIOS: "White House and Congress reach interim coronavirus funding deal" 2. CNN/AXIOS: "Bipartisan Senate report backs intel community assessment that Russia interfered to help Trump in 2016 election" 3. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: "At least 7 new coronavirus cases appear to be related to Wisconsin election's in-person voting, Milwaukee health commissioner...

Duration:00:39:18

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Dr.Margaret Klein Salamon, a clinical psychologist and now Founder and Director of 'The Climate Mobilization,' an organization that...

Duration:00:39:00

Today's guest hosts are Charlotte Hancock and Edwith Theogene, Communications Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress. Today's discussion is about an alarming trend that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic: at least seven states across the South and the Midwest have used this pandemic to declare abortion services non-essential and attempt to prevent some or all abortions from taking place as long as stay at home or shelter in place orders are in effect. These policies...

Duration:00:20:22

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by the usual host of the show, Leslie Marshall! As you probably already know if you're a listener, Leslie is a Democratic Strategist,...

Duration:00:39:49