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Jan. 12, 2021

Annie Lowrey

Annie Lowrey is an accomplished journalist who writes on politics and economic policy for The Atlantic magazine.

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Dec. 29, 2020

Matthew McConaughey, Ed Winters, Elizabeth Marvel, and Eddie S. Glaud…

This is our last podcast in 2020. What a year! In the beginning of this episode, I share some closing thoughts for the year and t…

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Dec. 22, 2020

Rachael Denhollander

Rachael Denhollander became known internationally in 2016 as the first woman to pursue criminal charges and speak publicly agains…

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Dec. 15, 2020

Ed Winters

Ed Winters—known as Earthling Ed to his 1.2M social media followers—is a vegan educator, public speaker and content creator based…

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Dec. 8, 2020

Shannon Sedgwick Davis

Shannon Sedgwick Davis is my friend, an incredible activist, and a remarkable lawyer. Shannon is the CEO of Bridgeway Foundation …

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Dec. 1, 2020

Hank Fortener

And a few years ago, he founded AdoptTogether—a non-profit, crowdfunding platform that bridges the gap between families who want …

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Nov. 24, 2020

June Diane Raphael

You probably know June Diane Raphael from shows like Veep, New Girl, and Parks and Rec or from movies like Long Shot or The High …

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Nov. 17, 2020

Chloé Valdary

Chloé Valdary couldn’t find any antiracism training that didn’t ultimately spread more bigotry and hatred so she started The Theo…

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Nov. 10, 2020

Matthew McConaughey

Yes, the Matthew McConaughey is on the podcast this week. How does one introduce Matthew McConaughey? What’s that, you say? Don’t…

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Nov. 3, 2020

Gretchen Carlson

Gretchen Carlson is a fierce, fearless and internationally recognized advocate for women’s rights, whose bold actions against Fox…

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Oct. 27, 2020

Priti Krishtel

Priti Krishtel is an incredible human! She’s a a committed campaigner for justice, a community organizer, and a relentless advoca…

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Oct. 13, 2020

Ann Lee — The Importance Of Helping Before, During, And After Disaste…

Ann Lee is the Chief Executive Officer of CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort)—Sean Penn’s disaster relief charity.

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Oct. 6, 2020

Elizabeth Marvel — Doing Less So You Can Do More

Yes, that Elizabeth Marvel is on the show today. I’m honored she took some time to be with me and with us. Elizabeth is a force t…

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Sept. 29, 2020

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. — On James Baldwin, White America, & Valuing All …

Eddie Glaude Jr. is amazing! And he has a remarkable bio. It’s so remarkable that I’ll just link to it instead of trying to summa…

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Sept. 22, 2020

Michael Wear — Reclaiming Hope

Michael Wear is a friend and fellow damn-giver. He believes politics is a forum for loving your neighbor. And that's exactly why …

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Sept. 15, 2020

Sarah Mardini — 25 Years In Prison For Helping Refugees?

Sarah Mardini is a Syrian refugee. In 2015, she left Syria with her sister, Yusra, to seek a better life in Europe.

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Sept. 1, 2020

Kristen Howerton — Raising Damn-Giving, Anti-Racist Children

Kristen Howerton is the founder of the blog Rage Against the Minivan where, in the midst of writing about the raw emotions and ex…

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Aug. 25, 2020

Phil Vischer — Race In America

Phil Vischer is is an animator, puppeteer, writer, voice actor, entrepreneur, and podcast host who created the computer-animated…

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