pennsylvania

Tierra Williams, Poet and Advocate for Ferguson Township Supervisor-Centre County (s3e45)

Tierra Williams is running for Ferguson Township Supervisor in Centre County. You can support her directly here. She is part of the PA United “We Can’t Wait” slate of candidates. Tierra was fresh off of a poetry and politics events which we certainly heard more about it for being cool and innovative. Townships, in PA,…

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Corona Restrictions and Democratic Dissension(?) (s3e18)

Sam, Dwayne, and Taylor chat about the new COVID-19 restrictions in place and the numbers in PA. We also talk about complexifying the narrative of democratic dissension as outlined in the recent Daily piece that interviewed both AOC and Conor Lamb. Here’s the health forum that Sam talks about! Also, here’s the podcast episode Sam…

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Election Relief, COVID-19 Fears (s3e17)

The barnstorming crew (Taylor, Jordi, Sam, and Dwayne) gets together for the first time after the election! The start off by quickly chatting about the run-off. Next, we talk about what out takeaway headlines from the election. Dwayne looks into his crystal ball and brings up salient, depressing, and realistic problems that Democrats will have…

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Post-Election Hot Takes (s3e16)

Taylor, Jordi, Jacob Feuerstein, and Keith Pemrick talk about how they’re feeling the day after the 2020 election. They talk nationally and then more specifically about Pennsylvania.

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Dispelling The Red Mirage (s3e11)

Sam, Dwayne, Jordi and Taylor team up for a chat about the right-wing infatuation with the Swedish corona response, the goings-on in Pennsylvania politics and presidential campaigns, and election security (with a focus on dispelling the red mirage). Some Links! PA blows past 9M voter registrations! Good memes to combat disinformation! Georgetown Law Resources Just…

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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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Drive For Five “Making East Buffalo Stronger” — Interview with Jim and Tina (S2E11)

Taylor Lightman sits down with Jim Buck and Tina Prowant to discuss the Drive For Five, a ballot referendum in East Buffalo Township, Union County, Pennsylvania that asks voters if they would like to add two additional township supervisors to the board.  They discuss why they are all involved in a push for 5 supervisors,…

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Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay vs. Representative Fred Keller – Post-Debate “Good at not saying words…” (s2e10)

Chris Martine, professor biology and creator of the AMAZING “Plants are Cool, Too!” on YouTube joins regular Jordi Comas as we reflect on the debate between incumbent Fred Keller and challenger Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay.  Both are running to represent the 8th district of the PA house.  While Fred Keller likes to claim that they had…

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Oh SNAP! Lightning Bug 3

We have a conversation centered around legislation intended to harm people on Medicaid & SNAP for election year messaging.  Cartoon credit.  More background on the ass-backwardness of this idea. 

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LAHS Walk-Out Students are Real Leaders, Greek Politics, and a Game! (26)

We are pleased to have Lydia Matukaitis, Nora Haynos, and Draven Marino, all LAHS students and leaders of the walk-out, join us to speak in their words. They show us that they are “real leaders” as opposed to being pawns as they have been unfairly smeared in national and local media (looking at you Alf…

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