Majority 54 podcast

Majority 54

Wonder Media Network

A weekly primer for progressives interested in knowing where the party is headed and persuading others to join our majority. Co-hosts Jason Kander and Ravi Gupta draw on their experience winning progressive campaigns in red states to understand the other side and how to flip them from red to blue.

120 Episodes

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    Words To Win By

    52:50

    Anat Shenker-Osorio, a social science researcher, political messaging expert and host of the podcast Words To Win By, joins Jason and Ravi to answer listener questions. How should we talk about school closures, mask mandates and Roe v. Wade? How can we reach non-habitual voters? Anat shares her communication techniques for energizing the base and persuading the middle. Listen to Words To Win ByM54 TAILGATE Sign UpFor the best sleep of your life, head to HelixSleep.com/Majority54. Helix is offering listeners up to 200 dollars off all mattress orders and two free pillows.Babbel means language for life. Right now, when you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE when you go to Babbel.com and use promo code MAJORITY54. If you've listened for a while, you know that Ravi and Jason would be nothing without their Athletic Greens. See what all the hype is about when you go to AthleticGreens.com/majority and get a free year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs with your order. Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Visit BetterHelp.com/m54Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch, Edie Allard and Adesuwa Agbonile. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on InstagramAnat on Twitter
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    Time For Some Action

    50:00

    This week, Jason and Ravi lay out Majority 54’s plans for the upcoming year - focusing on gaining momentum before the 2022 midterms and building long-lasting power. They talk about the importance of plugging in to down-ballot races, how to stay optimistic in the face of bad news, and how a rural teacher in Kentucky can educate students about election fraud.Plus, to kick off the new segment Road to the Midterms, Jason and Ravi sit down with Ben Wikler, the chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. They discuss the key electoral races in Wisconsin that could change the course of electoral history - and how you can plug in to help. To help out Ben Wikler and the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, visit wisdems.org/m54.Ravi’s email: [email protected] you've listened for a while, you know that Ravi and Jason would be nothing without their Athletic Greens. See what all the hype is about when you go to AthleticGreens.com/majority and get a free year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs with your order. Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Visit BetterHelp.com/m54.Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today. Visit upstart.com/majority54. Sakara is offering Majority 54 listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/majority54, or enter code MAJORITY54 at checkout.Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch, Edie Allard and Adesuwa Agbonile. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on Instagram
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    One Year Later

    50:22

    Where does democracy stand a year after the Capitol insurrection? Jason, Ravi and Majority 54 producer Grace Lynch reflect on this perilous period in American politics. They challenge what accountability would look like for those implicated in the riot and how we can all 'grab an oar' at this critical time.  Plus, the ever-evolving state of covid, questions of courage and glimmers of hope for 2022. Listen to The Growth League Take 20% off your SimpliSafe System and get your first month free when you sign up for the interactive monitoring service. Visit SimipliSafe.com/majority54.Allform is offering twenty percent off all orders for our listeners, so find your perfect sofa. by heading to Allform.com/majority54. If you've listened for a while, you know that Ravi and Jason would be nothing without their Athletic Greens. See what all the hype is about when you go to AthleticGreens.com/majority and get a free year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs with your order. Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Visit BetterHelp.com/m54Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on InstagramGrace on Twitter
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    What Really Happened with Afghanistan

    38:52

    To close out the year, Jason wants to bring your attention to an issue that's faded from the news cycle. The evacuation of Afghan civilians who aided U.S. forces continues, largely spearheaded by the efforts of private citizens. One of those leading the charge is Shawn VanDiver, the founder of the Afgan Evac Coalition. Shawn and Jason shed light on what happened behind the scenes during the final two weeks of August and where the evacuation effort is today. Sign the Afghan Evac Coalition open letterJoin over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Visit BetterHelp.com/m54 To find your perfect sofa and get 20% off your order, check out Allform.com/majority54.Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on Instagram
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    A M54 Focus Group

    48:41

    Jason and Ravi convene a unique focus group of M54 listeners. First, we check back in with Megan about how her Thanksgiving dinner went, then we'll hear from her mom, Liz. One of those coveted swing voters in the midwest, Liz shares her perspective on politics and tactics for approaching her Trump-supporting husband. Then we hear from Ethan, an entrepreneur based out of Philly who has been a reliable Democratic voter, but the lack of covid relief has him considering no longer voting at all. Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Visit BetterHelp.com/m54Listen to White Picket Fence. Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on Instagram
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    2021... WTF?

    47:47

    Fox News texting the White House on January 6, Elon Musk getting person of the year, and Joe Rogan spreading vaccine misinformation... again. Jason and Ravi break down this week's news, and then reflect on 2021 as a whole.Check out Diana Kander's new podcast, The Growth League. And sign up for the newsletter here for special, early content!Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly loan payments today when you go to UPSTART.com/MAJORITY54.Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Visit BetterHelp.com/m54Athletic Greens is going to give you an immune supporting FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase if you visit athleticgreens.com/MAJORITY todayFor the best sleep of your life, just go to HelixSleep.com/Majority54, take their two-minute sleep quiz, and they’ll match you to a customized mattress. They have a 10 year warranty and you get to try it out for a hundred nights, risk free. For our listeners, Helix is offering up to $200  off all mattress orders and two free pillows.  To find your perfect sofa and get 20% off your order, check out Allform.com/majority54.Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on Instagram
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    A Post-Roe World

    44:27

    Kate Kelly, host of the podcast Ordinary Equality, joins Jason and Ravi to discuss the latest attack on abortion rights. Kate breaks down the Mississippi law currently in front of the Supreme Court and how we should prepare for a post-Roe world. Listen to Ordinary Equality's episode on Roe v. Wade. Find some HEADSPACE at Headspace.com/M54 and get one month FREE of their entire meditation library. Athletic Greens is going to give you an immune supporting FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase if you visit athleticgreens.com/MAJORITY todayJust in time for the sweets-rich holiday season, get rewards for brushing your teeth by going to GetQuip.com/Majority54 to get your first refill free and 40% off bundles. Take advantage of SimpliSafe's Holiday Deals and get 40% off your entire system when you visit Simplisafe.com/majority54  .Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on InstagramKate on Twitter
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    Right-wing propaganda for kids

    48:16

    The Right is weaponizing the emergence of the Omicron variant to discredit Biden, and aiming to create their own forms of polarizing media. Jason and Ravi examine how we can get ahead of their tactics.We want to hear your thoughts about this episode! Join the conversation and leave us a voicemail at 508-687-2589.Take advantage of SimpliSafe’s Holiday deals and get 40% off your new home security system by visiting SIMPLISAFE.com/majority54.This holiday, give more of what matters with an Everlywell at home-lab test. Everlywell is offering a special discount of 20% off an at-home lab test at everlywell.com/majority54Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly loan payments today when you go to UPSTART.com/MAJORITY54.Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Visit BetterHelp.com/m54Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on Instagram
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    Live Mailbag! Thanksgiving Edition

    42:39

    Three listeners called in looking for help with their family dilemmas and Majority 54 is on the case! In advance of dreaded Thanksgiving political chatter, Jason and Ravi strategize with listeners on how to navigate tricky conversations. Thanks to Megan, Carl and Sarrah for joining us for our first live mailbag episode! We want to hear your thoughts about this episode! Join the conversation and leave us a voicemail at 508-687-2589.Listen to Future Hindsight. Check out White Picket Fence. Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on Instagram
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    Finding Hope in Climate

    52:01

    HuffPost senior reporter Alexander Kaufman and investigative journalist and podcast host Amy Westervelt join the show to discuss the hottest issue of the day: climate change. Following the conclusion of COP26, Jason and Ravi are reflecting on what the conference accomplished, the role of the fossil fuel industry in these negotiations, and how we should best approach the climate crisis with people in our lives. We want to hear your thoughts about this episode! Join the conversation and leave us a voicemail at 508-687-2589.For the best sleep of your life, just go to HelixSleep.com/Majority54, take their two-minute sleep quiz, and they’ll match you to a customized mattress. They have a 10 year warranty and you get to try it out for a hundred nights, risk free. For our listeners, Helix is offering up to $200  off all mattress orders and two free pillows. Today's episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. BetterHelp is secure counseling done online at lower costs than traditional therapy. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting BetterHelp.com/M54. If you've listened for a while, you know that Ravi and Jason would be nothing without their Athletic Greens. See what all the hype is about when you go to AthleticGreens.com/majority and get a free year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs with your order. If you want to brush up on a foreign language, or learn a new one altogether, Babbel has you covered. When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for free. That's s6 months for the price of 3. Just go to Babbel.com and use promo code MAJORITY54. Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.Majority54 is a Wonder Media Network production. It's produced by Grace Lynch and Edie Allard. Theme music provided by Kemet Coleman. Special thanks to Diana Kander.Majority 54 on TwitterJason on TwitterJason on InstagramRavi on TwitterRavi on Instagram  

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