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The Pantsuit Nation Podcast

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From the founders of Pantsuit Nation, the Facebook group that brought together millions of passionate and engaged people in the final weeks of the 2016 election, a weekly podcast that connects personal narrative to political action. With stories that will move and inspire you, we focus on the people at the heart of policy decisions and talk about resources to effectively resist the current administration and promote progressive change in American politics.

From the founders of Pantsuit Nation, the Facebook group that brought together millions of passionate and engaged people in the final weeks of the 2016 election, a weekly podcast that connects personal narrative to political action. With stories that will move and inspire you, we focus on the people at the heart of policy decisions and talk about resources to effectively resist the current administration and promote progressive change in American politics.
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From the founders of Pantsuit Nation, the Facebook group that brought together millions of passionate and engaged people in the final weeks of the 2016 election, a weekly podcast that connects personal narrative to political action. With stories that will move and inspire you, we focus on the people at the heart of policy decisions and talk about resources to effectively resist the current administration and promote progressive change in American politics.

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English


Episodes

Nina Idemudia is Changing the Structure of Government - Literally

4/5/2018
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We are joined this week by urban planning Nina Idemudia to talk activism, policy making, and access to power. She tells us about her path to a career in urban planning (and what urban planners do!), and how she is making LA a better city from the inside-out. We also celebrate the mind-blowing clutch shots of Arike Ogunbawale in the NCAA tournament, and remind you to call your reps about the census and gun violence. Subscribe and share today!

Duration:00:40:07

The Importance of Attorneys General - with Lizzie Ulmer of the Democratic Attorneys General Association

3/29/2018
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This week we are joined by Lizzie Ulmer, Communications Director for the Democratic Attorneys General Association. She schools us in all the ways AGs affect our democracy, and tells us about how her work in gun safety led her to a career supporting Democratic AGs. We shout out a young teen using data to end mass shootings in the Golden Pantsuit, and tackle the citizenship question on the census for the call to action. Listen, subscribe, and share today!

Duration:00:32:03

J. Bob Alotta and "The Most Amazing Radical LGBTQIA Work Everywhere"

3/22/2018
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This week we talked to J. Bob Alotta: filmmaker, media activist, and Executive Director of the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. She tells us about Astraea's incredible work across the globe, and reminds us of the importance of making ourselves uncomfortable if we want to meaningfully dismantle segregation and oppression. We gear up for the March for Our Lives this weekend and give the Golden Pantsuit to the new Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue. Subscribe and listen today!

Duration:00:37:06

Elena Hung on Becoming an Accidental Activist

3/15/2018
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This week we talk to Elena Hung, Founder and CEO of Little Lobbyists, about how the election turned her in to an activist (we can relate). We talk about how storytelling connects her work as an activist on behalf of medically complex kids with her day job as an immigration lawyer, and how community is an essential building block for advocacy. Our Calls to Action stay on the healthcare and storytelling theme, and we award the Golden Pantsuit to a woman leading her organization to come to...

Duration:00:36:21

Julie Kohler on What It Will Take to Swing Voters in 2018

3/8/2018
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This week we talk to writer, storyteller, and mover and shaker Julie Kohler about the history of white women’s voting behavior, and whether we have reason to hope it might change this year and in elections to come. We welcome the return of the Golden Snowsuit and remind listeners to follow the lead of young activists around the country to demand gun reform. Listen and subscribe!

Duration:00:36:08

Leanne Pittsford on Lesbians Who Tech

3/1/2018
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This week we talk to Leanne Pittsford, founder and CEO of Lesbians who Tech, and all around top notch badass. She tells us about the origins of her company, and how her work at Lesbians Who Tech has lead her to bringing even more members of marginalized communities in to tech jobs. We use the Golden Pantsuit to honor a young leader from Florida, and remind you that the DACA fight is ongoing.

Duration:00:28:36

Sabrina and Eunice Moyle get Creative with their Activism

2/22/2018
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This week, Cortney talks to Sabrina and Eunice Moyle, sisters and co-founders of Hello!Lucky, a design studio based in San Francisco, about their work bringing creativity and activism together for young woman. Their posters, cards, pins, and upcoming book, Be the Change: The Future is in Your Hands, aim to do exactly that. We have another round of Olympic Gold-en Pantsuits, and talk about actions to take around gun safety and DACA. Listen and share!

Duration:00:29:50

Gina Ortiz Jones On Serving Her Country

2/15/2018
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This week, we talk with Gina Ortiz Jones, an Air Force vet, former intelligence officer under President Obama, and now a primary candidate for Congress in Texas's 23rd District. We talk about how Texas is a microcosm for the United States at a crucial moment in our history, and how her career has prepared her to take on this next challenge. We give the Golden Pantsuits to some women who are no strangers to (Olympic) gold, and talk about protecting Dreamers and the integrity of the Americans...

Duration:00:27:43