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Every Voice Speaks is a podcast that discusses political news and issues of the day -- especially the different effects of money on politics. Adam Smith, communications director at Every Voice, interviews experts on a variety of money-in-politics subjects. This is a production of Every Voice, an organization working to ensure that every voice is heard in our democracy. Learn more at www.everyvoice.org.
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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 29, 2017

No episode this week, but we are hard at work putting together a great show for you next week with very smart guests who are going to talk to us about centering the experiences of marginalized communities and people in the campaign against big money politics. 

In the meantime, be sure to rate us and review us iTunes or whatever podcast app you use! And visit everyvoice.org for the latest updates on our work. 

Jun 23, 2017

Crystal comes into the studio this week to talk with Laura about the newly unveiled Senate health care bill (written with plenty of input from lobbyists), the spending in the special election in Georgia, and an exciting new case the Supreme Court has agreed to hear that could end partisan gerrymandering as we know it. All this and more!

 

Jun 15, 2017

Chris Tallent of MAYDAY joins Laura to talk about the secret health care bill in the Senate and his experience marching on Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Plus, lots of ways that you can get involved to support a stronger democracy!

Links from this episode:

Subscribe to our daily clips: http://publicampaign.us1.list-manage1.com/subscribe?u=d77d4a197583f647063d7317c&id=b1a758974f

https://mayday.us/

http://www.marchonharrisburg.org/

https://www.facebook.com/MarchOnHarrisburg2/?ref=br_rs

 

 

Jun 8, 2017

Jessica and Laura stepped away from the Comey hearing to talk about Paul Ryan's agenda that serves his rich donors. After holding more than 50 fundraisers in a month (and not a single townhall), his worldview and priorities are skewed toward the donor class, not regular people. Then they discuss government oversight, with the ethics commission in Wisconsin going easy on the politicians its supposed to oversee. And finally some good news out of Howard County, Maryland, where citizen-funded elections were passed with a veto-proof majority. 

Links from this episode

http://www.everyvoice.org/featured/paul-ryan-attends-50-fundraisers

http://www.everyvoice.org/posts/house-gop-will-gut-wall-street

http://www.everyvoice.org/solutions

http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/state-and-regional/critics-deride-secrecy-limits-on-investigations-by-state-ethics-commission/article_71a61d2b-702e-584e-8790-7d27afde4a32.html

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-hoco-campaign-20170607-story.html

http://fairelectionshowardcounty.org/

http://www.fairelectionsmaryland.org/

 

Jun 1, 2017

Laura invited Meghan Faulkner, Every Voice's digital manager, on to talk about some of the attacks on state public financing systems we've been fighting back against. From Maine to Connecticut to Minnesota to Arizona, Meghan explains what's going on and how you can help. And we finish the episode with some great news from Illinois, where they are making it a lot easier to get registered to vote!

If you like what you're hearing be sure to rate us leave us a review! And you can always send us your feedback at podcast@everyvoice.org

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