How Women Keep the Country from Falling Apart: A Conversation with Professor Jessica Calarco
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
1M ago
Esteemed sociology professor, Jessica Calarco, discusses her new book "Holding It Together: How Women Became America's Safety Net." While other countries have an adequate social safety net, with services that include universal childcare, paid leave, and other services, America has instead locked women into this role. In this episode, Professor Calarco discusses how America has historically and systemically locked women into the role of becoming America's default caregivers, and its de facto social safety net. From this Episode: Holding It Together: How Women Became America's Safety Net Listen ..read more
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What the Data Reveals About LGBTQ Voter Engagement: A conversation with GLAAD President & CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
1M ago
GLAAD President and CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis, joins The Electorette to discuss their newly released data about LGBTQ voters, what this data reveals about LGBTQ voter engagement ahead of the election, and how anti-LGBTQ bills will not be a winning voter issue on the ballot. In our conversation, Ellis also addresses the following: Are LGBTQ voters enthusiastic about the upcoming election season? What effect has the current political landscape had on mental health How do voters feel about candidates who talk about and support restricting transgender youth? Lastly, Sarah Kate Ellis has two as ..read more
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EMILYs List President, Jessica Mackler, On the Importance of Electing Pro-Choice Democratic Women
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by Electorette
1M ago
EMILYs List president, Jessica Mackler, joins The Electorette to discuss the importance of electing pro-choice, Democratic women to office—candidates who are unapologetic advocates for reproductive rights. We also discuss how unified messaging about abortion rights, among all Democrats, will energize voters. Lastly, we discuss the crucial role Vice President Kamala Harris has in being an outspoken advocate for reproductive justice. From this Episode EMILYs List Candidates Kamala Harris Reproductive Freedoms Tour Women Vote Episodes Summary Summary Abortion access and its impact on elections ..read more
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When Disinformation Targets Black Voters: Esosa Osa Explains the 2024 Disinformation Landscape
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
2M ago
Esosa Osa, the founder and CEO of Onyx Impact, an organization that fights the harmful information ecosystems that target Black communities, discusses how misinformation and disinformation campaigns target the Black community and voters. Osa served as the Senior Advisor to Stacey Abrams' gubernatorial campaign, and is the former deputy direction of Fair Fight Action — roles which helped hone her skills in spotting and combatting disinformation campaigns which targeted Black voters. She also explains the role of social media platforms, like TikTok, Facebook, and Twitter, play in helping to ..read more
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Is the Climate Crisis Making You Think Twice About Having Kids? A Conversation With Dr. Jade S. Sasser
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
3M ago
Dr. Jade S. Sasser discusses eco-anxiety, climate guilt, and her new book, "Climate Anxiety and the Kid Question: Deciding Whether to Have Children in an Uncertain Future," as well as, the growing reproductive-resistance movement among young people who've decided to refrain from having children due to the looming climate crisis. From this Episode Climate Anxiety and the Kid Question: Deciding Whether to Have Children in an Uncertain Future Listen to All Electorette Episodes https://www.electorette.com/podcast Support the Electorette Rate & Review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2GsfQj4 Also, i ..read more
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Focusing on a Family Friendly Economy to Energize Voters & Transform the Country with Sondra Goldschein
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
3M ago
Sondra Goldshein, the Executive Director of The Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy, discusses the organization's election-year ground game focused on electing candidates who support family friendly policies like childcare, elder care, and paid family leave. The organization is investing $40 million dollars to back the reelection campaign of the Biden/Harris administration, as well as, to support robust door-to-door field programs, with the goal of electing leaders in six battleground states: Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire, Georgia, and Montana. From this Episode The ..read more
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Dr. Venice Haynes of United States of Care Discusses State-Level Solutions to the Maternal Healthcare Crisis
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by Electorette
3M ago
Dr. Venice Haynes, the Senior Director of Research and Community Engagement at United States of Care, an organization focused on building a better health care system by expanding access to quality, affordable healthcare, discusses their recent report which shows positive outcomes, particularly for Black women, when state-level Community Based Organizations (CBOs) are invested in maternal health. From this Episode Patient-First Care Research Findings United States of Care Health Equity Report Listen to All Electorette Episodes https://www.electorette.com/podcast Support the Electorette Rate &am ..read more
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Fighting Mad: Resisting the End of Roe v Wade, a Conversation with Dr. Krystale E. Littlejohn
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
4M ago
Dr. Krystale E. Littlejohn, professor and author of the book "Just Get on the Pill: The Uneven Burden of Reproductive Politics," discusses her latest book, "Fighting Mad: Resisting the End of Roe v. Wade," a collection of 52 essays she edited alongside historian, and author Dr. Rickie Solinger. This incredible collection features essays from some of the most formidable thinkers, leaders, and activists of our time, each exploring critical and overlooked aspects of our ongoing fight for reproductive justice. The book presents a much-needed conversation in our post-Roe landscape, and provides a r ..read more
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How Democrats Can Win Big on Immigration with Beatriz Lopez of Immigration Hub
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
4M ago
Beatriz Lopez, the deputy director of the Immigration Hub, an organization dedicated to advancing fair and just immigration policies, discusses the GOP's strategy of using a multi-faceted misinformation machine to fuel anti-immigration sentiment — a fear-based strategy they've invested hundreds of millions of advertising dollars in, that they hope will result in a win at the ballot box. Beatriz Lopez believes that Democrats can counter the Republican strategy, by appealing to voters' desire to end the chaos at the border, to end cruel policies, and by leaning into our shared values as American ..read more
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Americans Under Surveillance, PSYOP Campaigns, and Lax Privacy Laws: A Conversation with Jackie Singh
The Electorette Podcast
by Electorette
4M ago
Cybersecurity expert, Jackie Singh, who worked as a threat analyst on President Biden's campaign, discusses the ways in which Americans are being surveilled, and how the information collected is used to influence us in ways we've yet to fully grasp. We also discuss lax privacy laws, PSYOPS campaigns, and the best way to navigate the cyber landscape during one of the most important election cycles in recent history. From this Episode Subscribe to Jackie Singh's newsletter, here: Hacking, But Legal Newsletter Listen to All Electorette Episodes https://www.electorette.com/podcast Support the Elec ..read more
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