TEASER: Uncle Joe Remembers

TEASER: Uncle Joe Remembers     00:00 / 1:57   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:57Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyBecome a patron and get access to all bonus content at patreon.com/MichiganProgressive! Share...

TEASER: Philly Thot Parade

TEASER: Philly Thot Parade     00:00 / 1:28   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:28Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe talk about the all but forgotten 1918 flu pandemic, comparing it to the crisis we’re...
How to Break “Blue No Matter Who”

Progressives: Stand Your Ground in the Democratic Party

I’m a member of the Michigan Democratic Party, I serve on the State Central Committee, the State Party Rules Committee, and on the Executive Committee and Rules Committee of the Washtenaw County Party. I was elected by progressives from the 12th Congressional District...

#71 – Social Distancing is Communism

#71 – Social Distancing is Communism     00:00 / 52:01   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 52:01Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe talk about the recent right-wing protests happening in response to state...

#70 – Black Pill Alternatives

#70 – Black Pill Alternatives     00:00 / 1:00:35   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:00:35Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyOur friend Addison joins us to talk about Bernie’s decision to drop out...

UNLOCKED: Organizing Renters (w/Brandon Betz)

UNLOCKED: Organizing Renters (w/Brandon Betz)     00:00 / 1:00:26   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:00:26Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyBrandon Betz joins us to talk about the newly formed Lansing Tenants...
The Nature of the System

The Nature of the System

Socialism is proactive, capitalism is reactive. Which design principle should we build our health and safety systems around? Capitalism will never properly prepare for unexpected or low probability events because projects to defend against those types of threats never...

#68 – Humanity Is Canceled

#68 – Humanity Is Canceled     00:00 / 51:41   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 51:41Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe talk about COVID-19, the Democratic debate, and the future of Bernie’s...

#67 – Biden and Bust

#67 – Biden and Bust     00:00 / 1:03:49   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:03:49Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe talk about our experiences canvassing for Bernie in Lansing and his strategy for...

BONUS: Ides of March

BONUS: Ides of March     00:00 / 1:04:50   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:04:50Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe discuss the results of Super Tuesday and what it means for the future of the race. Follow...

#66 – The Real CIA Asset

#66 – The Real CIA Asset     00:00 / 1:09:58   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:09:58Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe talk about the results of the South Carolina primary, our prospects for Super...
MDP Breaking Delegate Selection Rules?

Become a Michigan Delegate to the Democratic National Convention

NOTE: If you just want to know the relevant deadlines, they are here. Anyone who plans to run for a delegate or alternate position for the Democratic National Convention should familiarize themselves with the procedures outlined below and detailed further at the...

#65 – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

#65 – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas     00:00 / 55:09   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 55:09Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyBernie Sanders wins big at the Nevada caucuses, MSNBC pundits start losing...

TEASER: Democratic Thunderdome Round 9

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#64 – Raising Nevada

#64 – Raising Nevada     00:00 / 1:02:47   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:02:47Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe discuss Bernie’s recent win in New Hampshire, the upcoming shitshow in Nevada,...

#63 – Pass the Boot, Pony Soldier

#63 – Pass the Boot, Pony Soldier     00:00 / 51:55   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 51:55Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe get the “final” results of the Iowa caucus, Mayor Pete gets...

#62 – Daring to Hope (w/Carly Hammond)

#62 – Daring to Hope (w/Carly Hammond)     00:00 / 1:14:22   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:14:22Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe talk to organizer Carly Hammond about gentrification, police...
MDP Voids Recording Ban, Dodges Discrimination Question

MDP Voids Recording Ban, Dodges Discrimination Question

At the December 7th MDP State Central Committee meeting, the establishment pushed through an amendment to the bylaws banning recording any meeting, of any party organization, without prior written permission of the state party chair. On December 20th two appeals were...

#61 – The Bernie Sanders Experience

#61 – The Bernie Sanders Experience     00:00 / 1:05:55   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:05:55Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyTulsi Gabbard is suing Hillary Clinton for defamation, Senator Sanders...

#60 – A Report from Des Moines

#60 – A Report from Des Moines     00:00 / 1:07:19   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:07:19Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe went to Iowa to knock on doors for our boy, Bernie Sanders. Subscribe to...

#59 – We’re Off To A Great Start

#59 – We’re Off To A Great Start     00:00 / 1:21:03   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:21:03Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyWe ring in the new year by discussing escalated tensions with Iran and...

#58 – The Mouse is All-Powerful

#58 – The Mouse is All-Powerful     00:00 / 1:11:30   1X   Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:11:30Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | SpotifyHere’s our review of Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker....
MDP Voids Recording Ban, Dodges Discrimination Question

Michigan Democratic Party Breaks Rules to Impose Recording Ban, Distract from Proxy Problem

On Saturday, December 7th, the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) State Central Committee voted 122 to 36 to impose a ban on audio and video recording and still photography. The ban extends to all meetings of all clubs, caucuses, county parties, congressional district...
MDP Voids Recording Ban, Dodges Discrimination Question

Michigan Democratic Party Approves Sweeping Recording and Photography Ban for all Club, County, District, Caucus, and State Party Meetings

On Saturday, December 7th, at the quarterly meeting of the Michigan Democratic Party State Central Committee, the Party voted (video) to approve a ban on all visual and audio recording and photography for all County, Club, District, Caucus, and State Democratic Party...
MDP Admits Systematic Discrimination Against New Members; Rules Committee Votes to Continue Discrimination

MDP Admits Systematic Discrimination Against New Members; Rules Committee Votes to Continue Discrimination

The Michigan Democratic Party Rules Committee met November 7th to address the proxy problem – the practice of sidelining elected human representatives present at meetings (alternates), in favor of unelected paper proxies (from absent delegates). Tim Hughes, long...
MDP Admits Systematic Discrimination Against New Members; Rules Committee Votes to Continue Discrimination

The Party Line #5: MDP Sabotages Proportional Voting

I am a Michigan Democratic Party member, serving on the State Central Committee and the State Party Rules Committee. Together with a coalition of many people from across the state, I am working to bring greater democracy, transparency, and inclusion to the Michigan...
MDP Admits Systematic Discrimination Against New Members; Rules Committee Votes to Continue Discrimination

MDP Leadership Breaks Rules, Steals DNC Delegates

I am a Michigan Democratic Party members, serving on the State Central Committee and the State Party Rules Committee. Together with a coalition of many people from across the state, I am working to bring greater democracy, transparency, and inclusion to Michigan...