rural

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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Amanda Waldman (s3e15)

Taylor talks with Amanda Waldman on her candidacy for State House and why it’s important to have a diverse group of legislators from wide variety of backgrounds. She’s running a people-first campaign on rural issues!

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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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Mama Bear Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay is for Healing our Valley and Protecting our People Valley S2e8

“Running Whole-Assed All the Way to the Finish Line” may be a good attitude even if it, sadly isn’t Dr. Jenn Rager-Kay’s campaign for her 2018 run for the PA-85.In her words “Running isn’t something I want to do, but feel compelled to do.” “They see her as a hero” says campaign manager and former…

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July 4th and a Chat with Young People (S2e2)

Jordi is joined by Jane Jordan and Henry Harrison, our summer interns, and also Elijah X Comas.  We discuss the 4th of July and it’s meaning, early memories of politicization, and some other fun stuff. This episode is edited by Henry Harrison.

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John Fetterman For Lt Governor- His “No Label” Approach, Fighting for what is Right, and Sheetz v Wawa (S2.1)

At Demfest, the North Central Caucus of the PA Democratic Party, we enjoyed a long sit-down with John Fetterman, candidate for Lt. Governor. Make sure you register to vote! John and our crew sat down by a lovely creek and covered this time in our politics, the weirdness for John of being attacked from the…

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Marc Friedenberg and the Road to Congress (ep 37)

Marc joins Jordi and Cyndy Peltier to discuss his open, unedited style of campaigning, his background in technology and law, running in the expansive 12th, Medicare for all, and his feelings about Harry Potter.  Marc is a pure populist building on the themes and issues of the Bernie Sanders campaign and all the other great…

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POST Debate thoughts with PA 12 Dems (ep33)

Thanks to Clinton County Democratic Chair Joe Wentz and debate organizer Rose Reeder for helping us connect to a fun and smart group of PA-12 Democrats.  We pushed our equipment and engineering chops to the limit here.  The background noise is tweaked, but the audio is not great.  We had a few beers and some…

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