Episode 78 - Ahmed Baba (Rantt Media)

Episode 78 - Ahmed Baba (Rantt Media)

In light of another crazy week in Trump’s America, and today’s news that Paul Manafort is cooperating with Special Counsel Mueller’s probe, I had to get my buddy Ahmed Baba from Rantt back on the pod to help unpack these developments and put them in context for us.

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Episode 56 - Elyssa Feder (Rising Organizers) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

Episode 56 - Elyssa Feder (Rising Organizers) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

I spoke to Elyssa Feder, the founder of Rising Organizers, about how power dynamics are vital to understanding political organizing, her own come-to-Jesus moment after the 2016 election, and why she stopped being a Republican. 

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Episode 51 - Nathan Rubin (Millennial Politics) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

Episode 51 - Nathan Rubin (Millennial Politics) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

I talked to Nathan Rubin, the founder of Millennial Politics, about young people being shocked out of apathy by Donald Trump, Twitter's bot problem, and the potential for new technologies to further erode our ability to discern fact from fiction.

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Episode 50 - Spencer Bounds (Candidate for Texas HD-82) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

Episode 50 - Spencer Bounds (Candidate for Texas HD-82) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

I spoke to 24 year-old Spencer Bounds about why he decided to run for Texas House of Representatives against a 50-year incumbent, the dark money flowing through Texas politics, and why he left the Republican party.

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Episode 49 - Sarah McBride (Human Rights Campaign) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

Episode 49 - Sarah McBride (Human Rights Campaign) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

I talked to Sarah McBride, the author of newly released book "Tomorrow Will Be Better," about being an advocate for trans youth in the context of the Trump Administration, why we have such a hard time talking about death, and what makes us hopeful.

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Episode 41 - Ahmed Baba (Rantt Media) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

Episode 41 - Ahmed Baba (Rantt Media) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

This week I spoke with Ahmed Baba, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Rantt Media. Rantt is doing fantastic work delivering truth-based political news in a time where truth is more important than ever. We talked about what it's like running a media startup, how the election has changed everything, and cataloguing the Trump presidency in his weekly column, "Unpresidented." 

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Episode 39 - Jessica Jin (Cocks Not Glocks) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

Episode 39 - Jessica Jin (Cocks Not Glocks) -- MILLENNIALS DON'T SUCK PODCAST

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Jessica Jin, the founder an organization called Cocks Not Glocks, which she started by accident after creating a fake Facebook event at UT Austin to protest the impending concealed carry on campuses law in Texas. Her event blew up overnight, and she woke up the next morning to 10,000 attendees, media requests, and being doxxed by Neo-Nazis. 10 months later, she held the protest and handed out 5000 dildos around campus.

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