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Here's a quick guide to your Bay Area ballot, covering all statewide propositions and county measures in digestible 2-minute summaries.This election season, we're focusing on areas with historically low-voter turnout. Residents of these neighborhoods — East Palo Alto, Fairfield, Richmond, West Oakland, and San Francisco's Bayview-Hunter’s Point — can find every measure on your ballot by clicking on your city below:East Palo Alto | Fairfield | Oakland | Richmond | San FranciscoYou can also se ...
 
In the fastest growing 2020 candidate podcast in the world, Paul Duddridge interviews as many of the candidates seeking office as possible. Senate, Congress and of course Presidential. As a foreign-born US citizen, he is not eligible to run for the Presidency, but he can talk to everyone who has exercised their right to run for the highest offices in the land.
 
The Land of Saints and Scholars is casting its eye over the Home of the Brave and Land of the Free! Yes, this is another podcast that will cover the ins and outs of American politics as they race towards the elections of 2020. But what makes this one different is; We're Irish! Well, most of the time.
 
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Defense 2020

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Defense 2020

Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Join Kathleen Hicks, senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, and director of the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, as she speaks with experts on the most important defense debates in the 2020 U.S. election cycle.
 
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Voices from my Bunker 2020

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Voices from my Bunker 2020

Pat Coakley-Writer/Photographer/Mixed Media

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“Voices from my Bunker 2020” is a series of interviews with all ages of people of what 2020 has been like for them. This is a rebranded podcast that used to be named, "PODSNACKS/Art of the Diet" but the first six months of 2020 has shifted my preoccupations from five years of weight maintenance to minute by minute sanity maintenance. Attention must be paid to the issues before me. I'm 75, live in Massachusetts, and my doorbell hasn't rung in 3 months and probably won't until there's a vaccin ...
 
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Faith 2020

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Faith 2020

Michael Wear

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As one of a handful of people to oversee religious outreach for a winning presidential campaign, Michael Wear guides you through the tumultuous waters of faith and politics this campaign season. Twice a month, Faith 2020 will host leading journalists, politicos, and religious leaders for in depth interviews that will help us to understand the ways faith is influencing this election. Along with Michael’s expert analysis, we'll make sense of how campaigns are engaging faith on the trail and ho ...
 
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Disrupted

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Disrupted

Connecticut Public Radio

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Most of us entered 2020 assuming that the decennial Census, an impeachment trial, and the Presidential election would be the key defining political moments of the year. Six months in, however, and the global COVID-19 pandemic and uprisings over police violence have captured the public square in a way no one could have predicted. Together these two watershed events have both exposed and deepened longstanding tensions in the United States. They have also disrupted nearly every aspect of our li ...
 
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This episode originally aired on March 3rd, 2021 Gun sales remains sky high during the pandemic – and the largest increase in purchases came from African American communities. This hour, we talk to the president of a Black Gun Association in Connecticut about what he’s seeing locally. And we hear about how these larger gun-buying trends are playing…
 
Over the last 51 episodes, Disrupted has taken a critical look at our country, our democracy, and our culture. From the world of fashion and hair, to the politics of NASCAR and sports activism, our show has asked difficult questions and attempted to understand our changing world. This week on Disrupted, we celebrate our one year anniversary by talk…
 
This hour we hear from two influential women: one making her mark in the world of comedy and publishing and one advocating for policies that will positively impact women across the country. GUESTS: Teresa Younger - CEO and President of the Ms. Foundation for women and 2021 Inductee to the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame. Phoebe Robinson - Comedian…
 
Once seen as a niche technology, the cryptocurrency market is now valued at over 2 trillion dollars. And that growth is attracting more scrutiny around the globe. This week on disrupted, how crypto’s going mainstream. We’ll hear how policymakers are pushing cryptocurrency to be more equitable. And a look at El Salvador’s rocky adoption of Bitcoin. …
 
This week on Disrupted, our politics roundtable explores recent headlines: The United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan, the fight for reproductive rights in Texas, California's recall election, and the legacy of Michael K.Williams. Guests: Bilal Sekou -Associate professor of Political Science at the University of Hartford Maya King - National po…
 
The Coronavirus Pandemic has impacted the return to school for the second year in a row. On this week’s Disrupted, we celebrate this anniversary with a back to school special. We hear from students about their hopes and fears for the coming fall semester. We’ll speak with a professor about the similarity between Hurricanes and the pandemic. And an …
 
This episode originally aired on July 7th, 2021 For the first time in league history, a non-white racer has won NASCAR’s Cup Series. Kyle Larson’s win comes only a year after the sport banned one of it’s most well known symbols -- the confederate flag. On this week's Disrupted, we replay a conversation on NASCAR’s push for diversity with racing leg…
 
The feminist movement has led to groundbreaking legislation like the 19th Amendment, Title IX and the Violence Against Women Act. But when did the movement start? And whose voices are still missing from the conversation?This hour, we’ll dive into the history present of feminism and hear from an activist creating public art to spread information abo…
 
Video Game revenue reached nearly 180 billion dollars in 2020. The industry’s continued growth and impact is being seen across our society. This week, an insiders’ look at the future of pro gaming. And how gaming’s growth is affecting our climate. GUESTS: Jason Chung - Assistant Professor and Executive Director of Esport Business Programs at the Un…
 
Trees are one of New England's most treasured resources. But in Connecticut cities, a painful history of racism and redlining leads to fewer trees. On this week’s Disrupted, a look at the urban tree canopy in Connecticut. And, our region loses nearly 38 square miles of forestland each year. How we can fight deforestation in our backyard?GUESTS: Dre…
 
This episode originally aired on February 17, 2021 Historically Black Colleges and Universities have existed in the United States since 1837. Decades before the abolishment of slavery, these institutions promoted access to education, as a path toward freedom. Today, there are over 100 HBCUs across the country, graduating roughly 20% of Black studen…
 
This hour on Disrupted, we speak with three young leaders whose faith plays a big role in their lives and communities. A Reverend on using his struggles to inspire young people. We also hear from two Muslim sisters who are breaking barriers. And, a conversation with the Director of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival about a new project trying to sh…
 
As summer heats up, people across New England are flocking to the beach. But there’s been a long battle in CT, for access to the shoreline. This week on Disrupted, we learn about the history of exclusion on the Long Island sound. And we hear from descendants of the historically Black communities of Oak Bluffs and Sag Harbor. Andrew Kahrl - Professo…
 
Disrupted's political roundtable tackles recent news, like Nikole Hannah-Jones’s tenure controversy and her decision to teach at Howard University. They’ll give context around Critical Race Theory, how a supreme court case is impacting voting rights, and whether the Olympics need a racial reckoning. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati…
 
Since it began in 1948, NASCAR has only fielded 8 Black drivers for its top-level cup series. The sport hasn’t been exactly welcoming to people of color. But following the murder of George Floyd and events of last year, they’re making moves to shed that racist image. On this week's Disrupted, a history of NASCAR’s push for diversity. GUESTS: Daniel…
 
In this special bonus episode, 2 very exciting things happen! 1) Karin announces her new podcast, What Can You Do? This commute length podcast brings on experts in some of the biggest issues facing the world today - polarisation, the housing crisis, inequality, climate change - to get a quick briefing on the issue and point you to some practical th…
 
Chase W. Dillon was 9-years-old when he was cast as the role of Homer in The Underground Railroad on Amazon Prime. This hour on Disrupted, Chase talks about his life in Connecticut, his career, and how he’s giving back to his community. And you may know actor Michael Jai White from his roles in The Dark Knight, Spawn, or Black Dynamite. He grew up …
 
After years of warning from scientists, the global climate crisis is impacting Americans across the country. 2021 has already seen unprecedented ice storms across Texas and one of the worst droughts in modern history in the west. But what kind of changes can we expect in Connecticut? On this Disrupted, we dig into the ways our changing climate is a…
 
June 19th marks the 156th anniversary of Black emancipation in America. Here in Connecticut there are events around the state to mark Juneteenth - and our state is often seen as being a northern utopia for Black Americans but by the American Revolution, Connecticut had the largest number of slaves of all the New England states. In fact, slavery in …
 
This Program Originally Aired on December 23rd, 2020. As the country’s young population is becoming more diverse, children’s and young adult literature books are struggling with representation. According to a 2019 report on diversity in books, roughly 42% of books feature a white main character. So, what is being done to disrupt this? This hour on …
 
This hour, we hear from a social psychologist about the reality of creating truly equitable, anti-racist organizations, and about how some Connecticut companies are cultivating diversity in their workforce. Also, we find out the status of legislation shaping Connecticut’s criminal justice system. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Earlier this year, workers at an Amazon facility in Alabama made national news when they announced their intentions to unionize. While the union vote failed, the news is part of a renewed effort to raise working standards across the country. Despite the traditional picture of the white male union worker, today unions are more diverse than ever befo…
 
This hour on Disrupted, we talk to four experts and practitioners thinking about how to improve outcomes for Black mothers in the state, combating the racism in the medical system and allowing Black women to access the joy of childbirth. We'll also talk about legislation in Connecticut that would help make doula support more accessible to all women…
 
In March, Connecticut became just the 9th state to pass the CROWN Act, a bill that outlaws discrimination on the basis of one’s hair. The passage of the bill is being heralded by advocates who say Black Americans have been forced to assimilate to white beauty standards in order to succeed. This week on Disrupted, we speak with two Kent State profes…
 
This hour on Disrupted, we talk about vaccine access and hesitancy as the roll-out continues in Connecticut. And we discuss how educational institutions are examining issues of equity, inclusion, and belonging. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Door Connecticut Public Radio
 
This hour on Disrupted, CNN anchor Don Lemon talks about his new book “This is the Fire: What I say to my friends about Racism” -- he started writing it in response to Floyd’s death. And the president of the Museum of Chinese in America talks about how she’s working to change perceptions of Asians in America. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy…
 
This hour on Disrupted, meet three young Connecticut disruptors. These activists are all in their early 20s and they’re finding their voices and power to speak out for issues that are important to them - from racial justice, to transportation, and environmentalism. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This moment in American history can feel unprecedented. But white supremacist violence and debates over whose rights really matter are hardly new. This hour on Disrupted, we talk to two authors who provide crucial historical and theoretical context to this moment. Keisha Blain co-edited Four Hundred Souls, A Community History of African America. Ja…
 
In this final episode of Democratically: 2020, Karin explains the medical dramas that kept her away from podcasting for the first couple months of the Biden era, and talks to Political Director of Data for Progress Marcella Mulholland and former Republican strategist Marshall Manson about the American Rescue Act, the prospects for improving our pol…
 
The sports world is riding a new wave of athlete activism. After a year of protests, athletes are openly using their platforms after constantly being told “to stick to sports.” So how can they foster change? This hour, we dive into why sports have always been political. We’ll also hear from WNBA star A’ja Wilson on what it means to use her platform…
 
This hour on Disrupted, we talk to Erik Clemons, who was one of the founders of the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology. He just stepped down as CEO after a decade. He talks about his career in New Haven and about the lessons he learned from being a part of the public/private partnership between the state and Dalio Philanthropies. Also, we t…
 
2020 was a record year for gun sales in the United States – and the largest increase in purchases came from African American communities. And what’s the disconnect between the 2nd Amendment rights Americans have in theory, and how they play out for African Americans? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This hour, we'll hear from a graduate and a professor about the experience of attending an historically black college and university (HBCUs) and the importance that HBCUs hold in shaping future leaders and our country. We'll also hear more of the history behind these institutions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Karin speaks again to Matthew McGregor of Hope Not Hate to follow up their earlier conversation about the rise of the far right and discuss the President's complicity in directly inciting the mob that broke into the Capitol building. We discuss the second impeachment of Trump and how we are all living as victims of domestic terrorism. They also loo…
 
This week, Karin speaks to Julie Norman, a Lecturer in US Politics at University College London about the insurrection that led to Trump supporters taking over the Capitol Building on Wednesday night, and also about the Democrats winning two Senate seats in Georgia following Tuesday's election. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/democra…
 
This hour, we also talk with Betts about prison reform, and how he’s working to get more books inside prisons. And it’s a new year, and a new legislative session. State Senator Gary Winfield joins us to give an update on priorities for 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Door Connecticut Public Radio
 
In this moment of social change and upheaval, how is the art world responding? This hour, we hear from women leading the conversation around curation of art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Baltimore Museum of Art and the New Britain Museum of American Art. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
In a special Christmas themed episode of the podcast, Karin talks to Friend of the Pod Emma Burnell about what politically themed Christmas gifts they would both wish to give to the current President, the President-Elect, and the major players in the Democratic Primary. Happy holidays to you and yours! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm…
 
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