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Pod Save the People

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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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Consistently smart and thoughtful and nuanced

By Nik_Nak___ - Jul 23 2019
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This is a quality podcast. I learn something everytime I listen

Thoughtful conversations....

By Laurie715 - Jun 08 2019
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Thoughtful conversations....always the pick me up I need in these exhausting times!!

iTunes Ratings

6056 Ratings
Average Ratings
5548
236
65
49
158

Consistently smart and thoughtful and nuanced

By Nik_Nak___ - Jul 23 2019
Read more
This is a quality podcast. I learn something everytime I listen

Thoughtful conversations....

By Laurie715 - Jun 08 2019
Read more
Thoughtful conversations....always the pick me up I need in these exhausting times!!
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Pod Save the People

Updated 12 days ago

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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.

Measure Fear Against the Outcomes

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DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss The 1619 Project from The New York Times, prison gerrymandering, how Google plans to tackle disaster relief, and bias in hate speech detection algorithms. Missouri Democratic Congressional Candidate Cori Bush joins DeRay to talk about protesting in Ferguson, her campaign and how she navigates activism and politics.

https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/8/15/20806384/social-media-hate-speech-bias-black-african-american-facebook-twitter

https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/8/15/20805996/google-disaster-relief-cash-transfers-money-give-directly

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/racial-differences-doctors.html

https://newrepublic.com/article/154579/prison-gerrymandering-inflates-rural-voter-power

https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans?podcast=PEOPLE&utm_campaign=PEOPLE&utm_source=podcast
Aug 20 2019
33 mins
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Walk Into Your Gifts

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DeRay, Clint and Sam discuss how the PATRIOT Act targets drug use more than terrorism, unequal access to opportunities for students, and the lasting effects of the bombing of Nagasaki. Physician Jonathan Metzl joins DeRay to discuss his book, "Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland."

https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2014/10/patriot-act-warrants-used-more-drugs-terrorism/

https://1gyhoq479ufd3yna29x7ubjn-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/FR-Born_to_win-schooled_to_lose.pdf

https://twitter.com/wellerstein/status/1159799358650499072? AND https://twitter.com/wellerstein/status/1158736186174779393?

https://simplisafe.com/people

https://shop.fully.com/people?utm_source=people&utm_medium=podcast

Go to Casper.com/DERAY100, and use "DERAY100" at checkout
Aug 13 2019
54 mins
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Clean the Grill. Start Fresh.

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DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss detention centers for immigrant children, ways Black WWII veterans were denied benefits from the GI Bill, how a school in DC founded by nuns gained profits from selling enslaved people, and a lawsuit to change how governors are elected in Mississippi. Comedian Gastor Almonte joins DeRay to talk about his album, ‘Immigrant Made.”’
Aug 06 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Change the Terms (David Treuer)

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DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss the history of the motto "In God We Trust," low-wage health care jobs, a proposal to ban facial recognition in public housing, and ensuring that formerly incarcerated Floridians maintain the right to vote. David Treuer joins DeRay to talk about his book, "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present."
Jul 30 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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Interrogate the Obvious (In the Dark)

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DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss  a plan to fix inequality in San Francisco, officers illegally using information from sealed arrests, why women are more vulnerable in cars, and protests against the construction of a telescope at Mauna Kea. Samara Freemark and Natalie Jablonski join DeRay to talk about the latest season of 'In the Dark' and the Supreme Court case, Flowers v. Mississippi.
Jul 23 2019
1 hour 6 mins
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Unlearning Fear (Logan Browning)

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DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss racial hierarchies in the culinary field, bias within disability classifications, vanilla ice cream as it relates to America's history of racism, and legal preservations of confederate beliefs. Logan Browning joins DeRay to talk about what she has learned from starring in 'Dear White People” and using her voice in Hollywood.
Jul 16 2019
56 mins
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Be in the Room to Make Change

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DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss economic myths about undocumented immigrants, conditions in prisons, California's ban against natural hair discrimination, and transparency among police departments. Jennifer Eberhardt joins DeRay to talk about implicit bias and racism.
Jul 09 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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The Power of a True Apology (Nora McInerny)

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DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss the history of school busing, language used among athletic leagues, two recent Supreme Court decisions, and how bias is overlooked within the NYPD. Nora McInerny joins DeRay to talk about her podcast, “Terrible, Thanks for Asking,” her new book, and what she has learned about grief and joy.
Jul 02 2019
1 hour 1 min
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Talking About the Debates

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DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam share overlooked news to help inform your perspective as you watch this week's presidential debates. Then, DeRay is joined by presidential candidate Julián Castro to discuss his People First Policing policy proposal and how he is preparing for Wednesday's debate.
Jun 25 2019
44 mins
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Listen to Yourself (Blair Underwood)

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DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss how sheriffs undermine their successors, a multipronged approach to eliminating inequality, racial discrimination in the cable TV industry, and reducing bias among prosecutors. Actor Blair Underwood joins DeRay to talk about his role in "When They See Us," Ava DuVernay's series about The Exonerated Five.
Jun 18 2019
1 hour 3 mins
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