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Pod Save the People

By Crooked Media

Rank #147 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
Society & Culture
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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.

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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.

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My Favorite Crooked Media Podcast

By The Poor Man's Aristotle - Dec 11 2018
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This podcast keeps it real while keeping me informed about countless stories that I might otherwise not hear about. Great energy and chemistry brought by the hosts.

Simply one of the Best podcast!!!

By Tolkeinfan48 - Dec 05 2018
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Enjoyed last three episodes immensely! Love you guys!

iTunes Ratings

5405 Ratings
Average Ratings
4958
206
59
43
139

My Favorite Crooked Media Podcast

By The Poor Man's Aristotle - Dec 11 2018
Read more

This podcast keeps it real while keeping me informed about countless stories that I might otherwise not hear about. Great energy and chemistry brought by the hosts.

Simply one of the Best podcast!!!

By Tolkeinfan48 - Dec 05 2018
Read more

Enjoyed last three episodes immensely! Love you guys!

Top 10 Episode of Pod Save the People

Rank #1: "American Do-Over"

May 02 2017
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In the inaugural episode, DeRay is joined by Senator Cory Booker to reflect on Trump's First 100 Days and the work that lies ahead in Congress. Andy Slavitt, the former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare join to discuss Obamacare as compared to TrumpCare. DeRay, Brittany Packnett and Samuel Sinyangwe talk about the most important items in the news for the past week.

Rank #2: If You Believe in Justice

May 08 2018
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DeRay, Clint, and Brittany discuss women’s wages, misconduct records for corrections officers, prison riots in context, and Donald Glover. Louisiana State Senator JP Morrell joins DeRay to talk about his efforts to overturn a law that does not require a unanimous jury for criminal convictions.

Rank #3: Let's Do Better in the New Year

Dec 26 2017
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DeRay joins Piper Kerman, author and producer of Orange is the New Black, and Georgia Lerner, ED of the Women’s Prison Association to talk about women, children and the criminal justice system. Tracey Feild of the Casey Foundation joins to help us understand the foster care system and how we can help.

Rank #4: Courage

Dec 19 2017
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DeRay gets together with Chelsea Handler to talk about the world, allyship, and being both funny and angry (swearing abounds). Political pollster Cornell Belcher joins DeRay to discuss the synergies between Obama’s win and Doug Jones’. Sam, Brittany and Clint join for this week’s news. Thanks to our sponsors: DOLLAR SHAVE CLUB: thedollarshaveclub.com/PEOPLE STITCH FIX: stitchfix.com/PEOPLE

Rank #5: It’s Such BS

Dec 05 2017
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DeRay sits down for a deep conversation with U.S. Senator (NY) Kirsten Gillibrand at the Senate studio to talk about leading in a time of Trump, sexual assault in the military and on the Hill, the 2018 elections, the new tax bill, being a working mom in the Senate and much more. Clint, Sam and Brittany talk about the tax bill, the census, and seeing Coco.

Rank #6: “Product, Not the Producer”

May 09 2017
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DeRay, Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe are together again to talk about the most important news of the past week. Then, Grammy-award winning artist and activist John Legend joins DeRay to talk about parenting, women’s reproductive rights, mass incarceration and using his celebrity for good. And NYU professor and federal "numbers geek" David Kamin looks at Trump's proposed tax code changes through a historical lens.

Rank #7: The House We Live In

Aug 15 2017
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DeRay talks to Common about The 13th’s Emmy nomination, Charlottesville, and art + activism, criminal justice and the NFL. DeRay chats with Nathanial Pearlman about the Resistance Dashboard. Clint, Brittany and Sam join to talk about the history of white supremacy in relation to this past week’s news.

Rank #8: Politics of Fear

Aug 07 2018
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DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including how white Americans support welfare programs — but only for themselves, says new research, and how federal court rules in favor of NAACP’s case and restores DACA. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, joins DeRay and discusses immigration, challenging Ted Cruz, and the future of Texas.

Rank #9: Choice

Jul 10 2018
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DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including a Judge’s ruling in Detroit that access to literacy is not a constitutional right, and how police killings have harmed mental health in black communities. Democrats for Education Reform president Shavar Jeffries joins DeRay and discusses DFER’s core work, what impact charter schools have on diversity, and why he thinks choice matters.

Rank #10: BONUS POD with Edward Snowden

May 12 2017
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DeRay speaks with Edward Snowden about his perspective on Trump's decision to fire FBI Director Comey, the intersection of race and surveillance, the relationship between the police and the government, and his thoughts about his own status returning to America.