The Electorette Podcast

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The Electorette: A new podcast about politics, intersectionality and feminism. The Electorette features interviews and conversations with the women leading the resistance. They are passionate about equality, voting rights, climate change, access to healthcare & reproductive rights and all issues that make a healthy democracy.

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Last updated on May 30, 2020, 12:00 pm


Every District: Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of EveryDistrict.US Discusses State Legislative Races

August 26, 2019 • 45m

What do Democrats need to win more legislative power throughout the country? To put a stop to extreme gerrymandering? To pass the Equal Rights Amendment, a constitutional amendment guaranteeing equal rights to all Americans regardless of gender? To pass stricter gun control laws? According to Nicole Hobbs, Executive Director of Every District, an organization dedicated to helping Democrats win more power at the state level, Democrats need to win more state legislative races to move the country in a more progressive direction; and they especially need to win states races in order to create fairer district electoral maps.In our conversation, Nicole Hobbs discusses why Democrats won some state legislative seats in 2018 and lost others; she also explains what we need to do to win key states in 2019 and 2020. GET $25 OFF OUR PURCHASE WHEN YOU SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: This episode is brought to you by M.M. LaFleur. To redeem offer visit: LaFleur is built on a core belief: When women succeed in the workplace, the world becomes a better place. M.M.LaFleur was founded by three women and is one of my favorite stops for stylish, professional clothing. In short, M.M. LaFleur makes me look good! SPECIAL OFFER: Now enjoy $25 off your first purchase by visiting and use code ELECTORETTE. Also, if you enjoy the Electorette, please subscribe and leave a 5-star review on iTunes. Also, please spread the word by telling your friends, family and colleagues about The Electorette!Want to support the Electorette so that we can bring you more great episodes? You can help us produce more episodes with just $2/per month on Patreon. Every bit helps! MORE ELECTORETTE? Follow the Electorette on social media.Electorette FacebookElectorette InstagramElectorette TwitterLearn more about your ad choices. Visit





Martha S. Jones: Birthright Citizenship

February 25, 2019 • 49m

Professor Martha S. Jones, author of the book Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America, discusses the history of birthright citizenship in America, a struggle that began before the Civil War, before the Emancipation Proclamation. During this uncertain and perilous, a time particularly dangerous African Americans, black activists fought for citizenship status, thus radically transforming the terms of citizenship for all Americans. </br></br>We also discuss correlations to modern times including the administration's recent statements around using an executive order to change the language in the constitution around birthright citizenship.</br></br>FOLLOW MARTHA S. JONES</br>Martha S. Jones Web Page</br>Martha S. Jones Twitter</br></br>GET THE BOOK</br>Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America</br></br>EPISODE SPONSOR</br>This episode is brought to you by the Innovation for All Podcast. If you like the Electorette, you'll love their long-form interviews and conversations with thought leaders on the social impact of innovation. </br></br>WANT MORE ELECTORETTE? Follow the Electorette on social media:</br>Electorette Facebook</br>Electorette Instagram</br>Electorette Twitter</br></br></br>Need merch for 2020? Visit the Electorette Store and check out our modern, well-designs tees, mugs and tote bags. Like this shop favorite: ELECT WOMEN MUG</br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit