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23 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
Don't Mess With Texans
We can say this without hyperbole: the GOP is trying to infringe on your rights. This week, we discuss the rampant voter suppression tactics on display by Texas Republicans and the people who are fed up with it.
26 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
Biden 2020, I guess...
Out of all the promising candidates, this is where we ended up. But as awful as Biden is, Trump is significantly worse. The three of us discuss coming to terms with voting for the lesser of two evils once more. You win, Democrats. Hopefully, we can say that in November.
23 minutes | Sep 21, 2020
In Defense of Joe
Joe Biden isn't a great candidate. Joe Biden isn't a good candidate. Joe Biden isn't a decent - you get the idea. The question is, "Does that matter?"
21 minutes | Aug 20, 2020
Kamala Harris has been named Joe Biden's running mate. What effect will Harris have on Biden's prospects? What does this mean for 2024? We discuss the feedback this decision received, from being welcomed with open arms by liberals to blasted by leftists for her troubling record.
57 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Social Media in Politix
Returning guest Winston O’Neal (Poli Pix Co.) joins to discuss the growing role that social media is playing in politics.
29 minutes | Jul 23, 2020
Visit Portland...but Like, Later
Our first episode back after a two week break, we have a lot to catch up on. Portland’s unmarked police force being utilized by Trump, the presidential race, the Lincoln Project, and more.
30 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
We’re joined by Chicago collage artist Shahzaad Raja to discuss how he uses his medium to be an activist and express his political views.
63 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Activist Karla Estrada joins us to shed light on what it means to be an immigrant in today’s America and the difficult journey to make this place a home.
20 minutes | Jun 17, 2020
“A Man was Found Hanging from a Tree”
We discuss the recent string of dead bodies found hanging from trees in various parts of the country.
48 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
Chances are, you or someone you know has been catcalled. Street harassment, unwanted public interactions of a sexual nature, is still very prevalent in 2020. So much so that when Sophie Sandberg created Catcalls of NYC, a school project to address her own experiences, she’d planted the seeds for what would grow into a worldwide movement. Sophie joins us this week to discuss Catcalls of NYC, Chalk Back, and the powerful method of raising awareness to this widespread issue that she found in public chalk art.
30 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
Enough is Enough
The lynching of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers on May 25th, 2020, set off a chain reaction around the world. People are standing together in record numbers, risking health and safety during a global pandemic, to say "Enough is enough". Black Lives Matter. On today's episode, we discuss the decade's worth of history that has been made this week.
29 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
We've all heard the phrase: "the world is healing, humans are the virus." Thanks to stay at home orders enacted during the initial Covid-19 outbreak, we've seen a decrease in pollution in parts of the world. But what are the facts behind what's going on. Our environmental correspondent, Jake Zaleski, joins to provide some insight into what we're seeing being the viral trend.
64 minutes | May 20, 2020
For four years, we’ve been told to vote blue no matter who. Told that regardless of who the Democratic Party’s nominee for president ended up being, we needed to support them wholeheartedly. And while that’s worked for many of us, there are people within the party growing tired of the status quo. This episode, we talk to Anja from DemExit, a movement encouraging disillusioned voters to break with the Democrats and vote for a third party candidate in November’s presidential election.
31 minutes | May 13, 2020
The world of politics can be difficult for anyone to contend with, but what’s it like for the teenagers who have taken it upon themselves to stand up for what they believe is right? Ariel Uribe, our newest cast member, provides insight as a young adult who has been involved with campaigns and movements since she was 15 years old.
31 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
Rest in Primaries
Bernie Sanders has dropped out of the Democratic Primary, effectively ensuring the nomination will go to former Vice President Joe Biden. We take a look back at this volatile primary and discuss the Never Biden movement.
44 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
We weren't ready for COVID-19. And now, we face a shortage of personal protective equipment in hospitals across the country. Luckily, there are people in the world like this episode's guest. Jacqueline Westman makes her second appearance on Bad Politix to discuss Project PPE, a new effort developed to help those on the frontline of this pandemic.
38 minutes | Mar 30, 2020
Joe "Try, Then!"
The Democratic Party will likely have the nominee they wanted. But if they wish for Joe Biden to actually beat Trump and become the 46th President of the United States of America, they're gonna have to start trying a lot f**king harder.
4 minutes | Feb 19, 2020
Minisode: A Curious Thought Crossed My Mind Upon Seeing two MAGA Bumper Stickers
A minisode about some bumper stickers. By all means, skip it. Side note: I'm going to give all minisodes ridiculously long titles that take more time to read than it actually takes to listen to them.
44 minutes | Feb 12, 2020
Some of the cruelest practices of the Trump administration have come from the immigration policies implemented. I sit down with returning guest Tiam Leyva to discuss everything that's happened the past three years and where it may take us in the future.
54 minutes | Feb 5, 2020
The Floor is Lava
So, we don't have effective leaders who take the climate threat seriously. What's the worst that could happen? Tricia Constandine joins me to discuss.
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