The Electorette Podcast

The Electorette: A new podcast about politics, intersectionality and feminism. The Electorette features interviews and conversations with the women leading the resistance. They are passionate about equality, voting rights, climate change, access to healthcare & reproductive rights and all issues that make a healthy democracy.

Social Sciences
News Commentary
Authentic Political Engagement with the AAPI Co...
Katie Kalvoda discusses genuine political engagement with the AAPI Community on two crucial political topics for the 2024 election cycle: gun violence & misinformation/disinformation
31 min
Moving the Needle: What Tight Labor Markets Do ...
Katherine S. Newman and Elisabeth S. Jacobs discuss how title labor markets, and record low unemployment rates boosts wages at the bottom, improves benefits, lengthens job ladders, and pulls the unemployed into a booming job market.
40 min
How Political Narratives Utilize Motherhood to ...
Julie Kohler is a writer, an activist, and host of the podcast, White Picket Fence, and she joins Electorette to explore motherhood as a political force.
32 min
Madame Restell: New York's Most Fabulous, Fearl...
Jennifer Wright, discusses her riveting new pop history book, MADAME RESTELL: The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Old New York's Most Fabulous, Fearless, and Infamous Abortionist.
36 min
The Role of Ballot Initiatives in a Strong Demo...
Chris Melody Fields Figueredo, the Executive Director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center or BISC, discusses how the ballot initiative process, a process by which citizens can propose to create, amend, or repeal state laws, is core to a strong democracy.
30 min
Kat Calvin Discusses America's ID Crisis and th...
Kat Calvin Discusses America's ID Crisis, and the millions who lack the necessary ID to obtain housing, food, jobs medical care, and voting
37 min
Emily Tisch Sussman on Professional Pivots, Med...
Veteran political strategist, Emily Tisch Sussman, discusses handling career pivots, the need for paid family need, and what we can expect from the 2024 election cycle coverage.
32 min
A Deep Dive Into the Abortion Access Landscape ...
New interactive maps, from Power to Decide, powerfully illustrate the post-Roe abortion care landscape — a deep dive with Dr. Raegan McDonald Mosley and Rachel Fey
29 min
Women Were the Red Wave's Worst Enemy with Chri...
A conversation with Christian Nunes, President of the National Organization for Women, on how women showed up during the midterms, and the crucial role Black women play in elections past, present & future.
31 min
The Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period ...
The Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period Ends Soon: Healthcare Activists, Laura Packard, Discusses Changes to the ACA
24 min
The Midterms & the Power of Organizing with Ely...
Elyssa Feder, the Executive Director of Rising Organizers, discusses the importance of organizers in shaping policy, and what voters care about for the upcoming midterm elections.
26 min
Anti-Immigration Messaging & Disinformation on ...
Shauna Siggelkow, the Director of Digital Storytelling for the non-profit Define American, discusses their recent report analyzing anti-immigration messaging and disinformation campaigns on YouTube.
29 min
Roe vs. Wade, the Midterms, and Where We Go Fro...
Jamia Wilson and Kate Kelly, hosts of the Ordinary Equality Podcast, join me to discuss the repeal of Roe v Wade, how the repeal with impact the upcoming midterms, and we try to answer the question, "Where do we go from here?"
40 min
Trash Talk: Anti-Obama Lore and Race in the Twe...
Professor and author, Patricia A. Turner discusses her latest book, Trash Talk: Anti-Obama Lore and Race in the Twenty-First Century, which explores the rumors, legends, and conspiracy theories that plagued President Barack Obama and his family throughout his presidency.
44 min
BONUS MIDTERMS EPISODE: Energizing Democratic V...
BONUS MIDTERMS EPISODE: Energizing Democratic Voters Abroad with Candice Kerestan
18 min
Exploring the Economic Cost of the Pandemic for...
The president and CEO of Women's World Banking, Mary Ellen Iskenderian, discusses how women globally disproportionately bore the economic cost of the pandemic, and how for many women, the concept of microfinance has been an economic lifeline, especially for many women in developing countries.
27 min
Defending Democracy In Our Courts with Skye Per...
Skye Perryman, the president and CEO of Democracy Forward, discusses their current and past legal cases, including challenges to abortion bans, censorship, as well as investigating the spread of misinformation by right wing media.
27 min
The Battle for State Legislative Power with Gab...
What will it take for Democrats to compete at the state legislative level, and wrest power back from conservatives: a conversation with Gaby Goldstein of Sister District and Shaniqua McClendon from Crooked Media
44 min
The Supreme Court's Continued Assault on Democr...
Meagan Hatcher-Mays, the director of democracy policy at Indivisible, discusses the recent controversial decisions from the Supreme Court, and provides an analysis for forthcoming cases.
40 min
Examining the Near Impossible Hurdles to Aborti...
Kate Dineen shares her nightmarish journey to access a later term abortion, following a devastating fetal diagnosis.
40 min
Title IX Overhaul Under the Biden Administratio...
Author, and Civil Rights Lawyer Alexandra Brodsky discusses the history of Title IX — from changes under the Obama administration, to the law's gutting under Betsy Devos, and what we can expect with forthcoming changes to Title IX under the Biden administration
38 min
Activist, Organizer, and CEO of New Georgia Pro...
Nsé Ufot, the CEO of New Georgia Project, an organization that has changed the political landscape in Georgia, discusses the current state of politics in Georgia.
28 min
How Political Races Change When Two Women Compe...
Amanda Hunter, the Executive Director of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, discusses their new research which explores how political races change when two women compete.
36 min
Can State Legislatures Protect Us from the End ...
Lala Wu, the Executive Director of the Sister District Project, discusses the Supreme Court opinion leak which revealed that conservative justices were planning to overturn Roe v Wade, thus making abortion illegal.
40 min
One Year Since the Atlanta Spa Shooting: What H...
One year ago, last spring, six Asian-American women were murdered at an Atlanta Spa during one of many vicious attacks against members of the AAPI community in recent history. Run AAPI Executive Director Linh Nguyen discusses what has and has not changed for members of the AAPI community.
32 min