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Jul 27, 2023

Demos President Taifa Smith Butler joins the podcast to discuss the significance of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day; how President Joe Biden’s economic agenda is helping to address longstanding inequities; and how extremist attacks on education set the country back. Colin and Erin also talk about Bidenomics and what...

Jul 20, 2023

Mara Rudman, executive vice president of policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, discusses Ukraine’s counteroffensive against Russia, why continued international support matters, and the war’s impact on supply chains. Colin and Erin also talk about Meta’s new platform, Threads, and labor strikes...

Jul 13, 2023

Dr. John B. King Jr., chancellor of the State University of New York and former secretary of education, joins the podcast to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions to restrict affirmative action and strike down the Biden administration’s student debt forgiveness plans; the ramifications for marginalized...

Jul 6, 2023

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) joins the podcast to discuss President Joe Biden’s economic agenda, how Michigan is investing in workers and families, and voting rights reforms that are making the state a leader in strengthening democracy. Colin and Erin also talk about last week’s rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court.