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The Wilderness

Rank #109 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
History
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Can the Democrats save America? This is the story of a party’s journey through the wilderness after the most crushing defeat in history. In a documentary that spans two centuries of American politics, Pod Save America's Jon Favreau talks to more than 100 strategists, historians, activists, and voters about how the party of Roosevelt, Kennedy, and Obama arrived at this moment, and how it can lead the country out. 

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Can the Democrats save America? This is the story of a party’s journey through the wilderness after the most crushing defeat in history. In a documentary that spans two centuries of American politics, Pod Save America's Jon Favreau talks to more than 100 strategists, historians, activists, and voters about how the party of Roosevelt, Kennedy, and Obama arrived at this moment, and how it can lead the country out. 

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By Tsergalsp - Jan 02 2019
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Grand thinking and great production value. Can’t wait for the next episode.

10/10 recommend

By Alizé_ - Dec 20 2018
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Such an amazing podcast! I can’t stop listening!

iTunes Ratings

10279 Ratings
Average Ratings
9487
266
152
90
284

Easy Listen

By Tsergalsp - Jan 02 2019
Read more

Grand thinking and great production value. Can’t wait for the next episode.

10/10 recommend

By Alizé_ - Dec 20 2018
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Such an amazing podcast! I can’t stop listening!

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The Wilderness

Rank #109 in News & Politics category

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Can the Democrats save America? This is the story of a party’s journey through the wilderness after the most crushing defeat in history. In a documentary that spans two centuries of American politics, Pod Save America's Jon Favreau talks to more than 100 strategists, historians, activists, and voters about how the party of Roosevelt, Kennedy, and Obama arrived at this moment, and how it can lead the country out. 

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Rank #1: The Wilderness (coming July 16th)

Jul 06 2018
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The Wilderness is a documentary from Crooked Media and Two-Up Productions about the history and future of the Democratic Party. Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau tells the story of a party finding its way out of the political wilderness through conversations with strategists, historians, policy experts, organizers, and voters. In fifteen chapters, the series explores issues like inequality, race, immigration, sexism, foreign policy, media strategy, and how Democrats can build a winning majority that lasts. Coming July 16th.

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Rank #2: Chapter One: The Democracy

Jul 16 2018
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How did we get here? The history of the Democratic Party, from its birth in the 1820s through the election of Barack Obama. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #3: Chapter Two: The Change

Jul 16 2018
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What is Barack Obama’s legacy? A closer look at how an historic presidency shaped the party and the country. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #4: Chapter Three: The Nightmare

Jul 16 2018
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Why did Democrats lose the 2016 election? The candidates, campaigns, and conditions that led to America’s worst person becoming president.  Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #5: Chapter Four: The Voters

Jul 16 2018
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How do we fix what’s wrong with the Democratic Party? Focus groups of Democratic voters in Texas and Michigan, along with thousands of callers, offer their views.  Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #6: Chapter Five: The Backlash

Jul 23 2018
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How do we fight for justice and equality in the face of racism? The struggle to break the cycle of progress and backlash that defines race and politics in America. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #7: Chapter Six: The Big We

Jul 30 2018
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How can Democrats build a multiracial coalition that adds up to an electoral majority? A discussion about whether it’s necessary or possible to win back voters we’ve lost. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #8: Chapter Seven: The Newcomers

Aug 06 2018
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What’s the best way to fight for a humane immigration policy? Immigration advocates talk about the decisions that shaped the debate and where we go from here. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #9: Chapter Eight: The 1%

Aug 13 2018
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Why do we have an historic level of inequality in this country? The economic transformations and political decisions that have diminished the American Dream. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #10: Chapter Nine: The Second Bill of Rights

Aug 13 2018
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What does a bold, progressive economic agenda look like? Policy experts talk about the big ideas that can shape the Democratic Party’s platform. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #11: Chapter Ten: The Blob

Aug 20 2018
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How can Democrats avoid conventional thinking on foreign policy? A discussion about what a new era of American leadership might look like. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #12: Chapter Eleven: The Filter

Aug 27 2018
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How can Democrats break through in today’s media environment? A strategy for rethinking the way we communicate with the public. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #13: Chapter Twelve: The Party

Sep 03 2018
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How democratic should the Democratic Party be? The evolving relationship between party leaders and grassroots organizers. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #14: Chapter Thirteen: The Bench

Sep 10 2018
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How can we recruit a new generation of winning candidates? Three young, recently-elected Democrats talk about what it’s like to run for office. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #15: Chapter Fourteen: The Ceiling

Sep 17 2018
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What are the unique challenges facing women in politics? A first-time candidate who’s running to be a state legislator tells her story. Learn more:www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #16: Chapter Fifteen: The Story (with Barack Obama)

Sep 24 2018
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In the series finale, Barack Obama and Jon Favreau have a conversation on the story we need to tell about America. What should the Democratic Party’s message be in 2018? Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

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Rank #1: The Wilderness (coming July 16th)

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The Wilderness is a documentary from Crooked Media and Two-Up Productions about the history and future of the Democratic Party. Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau tells the story of a party finding its way out of the political wilderness through conversations with strategists, historians, policy experts, organizers, and voters. In fifteen chapters, the series explores issues like inequality, race, immigration, sexism, foreign policy, media strategy, and how Democrats can build a winning majority that lasts. Coming July 16th.

Jul 06 2018
3 mins
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Rank #2: Chapter One: The Democracy

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How did we get here? The history of the Democratic Party, from its birth in the 1820s through the election of Barack Obama. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Jul 16 2018
41 mins
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Rank #3: Chapter Two: The Change

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What is Barack Obama’s legacy? A closer look at how an historic presidency shaped the party and the country. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Jul 16 2018
37 mins
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Rank #4: Chapter Three: The Nightmare

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Why did Democrats lose the 2016 election? The candidates, campaigns, and conditions that led to America’s worst person becoming president.  Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Jul 16 2018
48 mins
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Rank #5: Chapter Four: The Voters

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How do we fix what’s wrong with the Democratic Party? Focus groups of Democratic voters in Texas and Michigan, along with thousands of callers, offer their views.  Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Jul 16 2018
49 mins
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Rank #6: Chapter Five: The Backlash

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How do we fight for justice and equality in the face of racism? The struggle to break the cycle of progress and backlash that defines race and politics in America. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Jul 23 2018
46 mins
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Rank #7: Chapter Six: The Big We

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How can Democrats build a multiracial coalition that adds up to an electoral majority? A discussion about whether it’s necessary or possible to win back voters we’ve lost. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Jul 30 2018
35 mins
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Rank #8: Chapter Seven: The Newcomers

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What’s the best way to fight for a humane immigration policy? Immigration advocates talk about the decisions that shaped the debate and where we go from here. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Aug 06 2018
56 mins
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Rank #9: Chapter Eight: The 1%

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Why do we have an historic level of inequality in this country? The economic transformations and political decisions that have diminished the American Dream. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Aug 13 2018
36 mins
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Rank #10: Chapter Nine: The Second Bill of Rights

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What does a bold, progressive economic agenda look like? Policy experts talk about the big ideas that can shape the Democratic Party’s platform. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Aug 13 2018
51 mins
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Rank #11: Chapter Ten: The Blob

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How can Democrats avoid conventional thinking on foreign policy? A discussion about what a new era of American leadership might look like. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Aug 20 2018
47 mins
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Rank #12: Chapter Eleven: The Filter

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How can Democrats break through in today’s media environment? A strategy for rethinking the way we communicate with the public. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Aug 27 2018
1 hour
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Rank #13: Chapter Twelve: The Party

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How democratic should the Democratic Party be? The evolving relationship between party leaders and grassroots organizers. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Sep 03 2018
53 mins
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Rank #14: Chapter Thirteen: The Bench

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How can we recruit a new generation of winning candidates? Three young, recently-elected Democrats talk about what it’s like to run for office. Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Sep 10 2018
38 mins
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Rank #15: Chapter Fourteen: The Ceiling

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What are the unique challenges facing women in politics? A first-time candidate who’s running to be a state legislator tells her story. Learn more:www.thewildernesspodcast.com The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Sep 17 2018
56 mins
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Rank #16: Chapter Fifteen: The Story (with Barack Obama)

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In the series finale, Barack Obama and Jon Favreau have a conversation on the story we need to tell about America. What should the Democratic Party’s message be in 2018? Learn more: www.thewildernesspodcast.com  The Wilderness with Jon Favreau is presented by Honey. Join for free at www.joinhoney.com/wilderness

Sep 24 2018
51 mins
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