Public media organization PRX and independent journalism organization Futuro Media are expanding their partnership through podcasting, the two companies announced.
Maria and Julio are joined by Astead Herndon, national political reporter for The New York Times and host of their politics podcast The Run-Up, to discuss the stakes of the upcoming midterm elections, the fate of our democracy and the power of community organizing. They also talk about the rise of anti-immigration rhetoric and Christian nationalism within the Republican party.
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In this episode of The Run Up, Astead Herndon talks with Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams about her organizing philosophy, and they discuss how this strategy can be a tool in this year’s midterm election.
“At this moment, America is being forced to look in the mirror at itself to see clearly who we are, and to determine who we really want to be,” writes LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, about what is at stake in the midterms in this piece for Own Your Vote, a campaign from the Oprah Winfrey Network.
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