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Rural Roundtable with Chris Benson, Chuck Black, and Christian Chludzinski (s3e10)

Taylor interviews Chris Benson who is currently Communications Director for Amanda Waldman’s campaign for PA’s 84th District, Chuck Black who is serving as Finance Director for Amanda Waldman’s and Lee Griffin’s campaigns, and Christian Chludzinski who is the Field Director for Lee Griffin and Jackie Baker who is running for PA Senate in District 23….

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Nancy Guenst: For A Compassionate Government That Serves All With Empathy (s3e9)

Taylor interviews Nancy Guenst and they chat about what the Pennsylvania General Assembly can do for Pennsylvania veterans. They talk about the state of LGBTQ rights in Pennsylvania and what a Democratic majority could accomplish. Throughout, they discuss Mayor Nancy’s journey through politics and why she is equipped to make a difference.

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Deep Dive Roundtable Into PA General Assembly Races with Jamie Perrapato, Stephen Caruso, and Ben Forstate (s3e8)

Jordi and Taylor are joined by Jamie Perrapato, Executive Director of Turn PA Blue, Steve Caruso of the Penn Capital-Star, Ben Forstate, map extraordinaire for a fun and energetic roundtable discussion of the upcoming elections in PA with a focus on the General Assembly. They discuss the effects of the rural BLM protests on PA…

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Ryan Grimm: On Tackling Brain-Drain and developing a Robust, Sustainable Rural Economy (s3e7)

Ryan Grimm and Taylor sat down and talked about how we can tackle brain-drain — he speaks on this both as someone running in a rural area, but also as someone that grew up in a rural area and came back. In addition, they chatted about how we can create a vibrant, rural, sustainable economy….

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Discourage The Discourageables: Debate Recap (s3e6)

Sam Pearson, Dwayne Heisler, Jordi Comas, and Taylor Lightman do a bit of debate recap, articulate why they support Joe Biden, and briefly touch upon the Supreme Court fight!

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Peter Buck: On The Climate Crisis and Rural Resilience

Taylor sits down (virtually) to chat with Ferguson Township Supervisor Peter Buck about his candidacy for State Rep. in the 171st District. They talk about solutions for the climate crisis, rural resilience, and running for office in a conservative area. Check out his website here for more info!

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Katie Evans: On Forging Compromise and Unity (s3e4)

This is a one-on-one with Katie Evans who is running for State Rep. in the 85th District. We talk about her path to victory, how her career prepares her to forge compromise and unity. You can check out her website here.

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The Gang Is Back Together (s3e3)

Sam Pearson, Jordi Comas, Dwayne Heisler, and Taylor Lightman talk about the RBG vigils and the consequences of her death on the election, the recent PA Supreme Court rulings on voting, why the current right-wing framing of ‘rioting’ is wrong, and events going on this week! Action Together NEPA Volunteer Sign-up Form Choose Democracy trainings…

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FauxRage! (s3e2)

Join Taylor and Jordi as they workshop their new idea for a rightwing energy drink, fauxrage! They also discuss early voting, the conservative reaction to white-nationalist graffiti, and the transition integrity project.

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New Season Teaser (s35e1)

The path to Pennsylvania Avenue run through…Pennsylvania! Your favorite podcast about rural PA progressive politics is back in action! This is the teaser for our new season. We will interview candidates, civic leaders, and organizers and chat about the upcoming week and how YOU can get involved.

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