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Shadow Politics is a grass roots talk show giving a voice to the voiceless. For more than 200 years the people of the Nation's Capital have ironically been excluded from the national political conversation. With no voting member of either house of Congress, Washingtonians have lacked the representation they need to be equal and to have their voices heard. Shadow Politics will provide a platform for them, as well as the millions of others nationwide who feel politically disenfranchised and di ...
 
City Cast is the daily, local audio companion you knew DC needed. Washingtonians are gritty, proud, and resilient — necessary qualities for a community facing issues that range from an affordability crisis to the fight for statehood to the movement for racial justice… and useful qualities for a region full of whip-smart people, dynamic culture, and constant change. Washingtonians are deeply passionate about our city, whose story is still being written, and City Cast DC is here to tell it. Ev ...
 
The Rev. Mark A. Thompson has spent most of his life as a political, civil rights & human rights activist and organizer. He not only has been a part of every major social justice movement & event over the past 40 years, he has also been a radio broadcaster for three decades, and he has spent over 10 years as a television commentator, as well. Rev. Mark hosts Make It Plain (MIP), a political, human rights and breaking news podcast. Rev. Mark’s lifelong social justice activism intersects with ...
 
Craig Hoffman's career has taken him to every corner of the sports world from NFL stadiums and locker rooms to soccer fields in Upstate New York to The Final Four. His life has taken him even more places, from a childhood in the south to starting his career in Texas to his current home in the suburbs of Washington, DC. He's met a lot of interesting characters along the way and become interested in a wide variety of things. After a decade in sports radio, join him as he ventures into the topi ...
 
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Just Wanna Quilt

Elizabeth Townsend Gard

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Conversations with quilters, designers, tool-makers, all kinds of people connected to the quilting industry. Hobby quilters, famous quilters, and everyone in between. A research podcast from Tulane Law School hosted by Elizabeth Townsend Gard. Yes, some talk about copyright and intellectual property law too and how it connects to quilting.
 
Next Generation America covers the latest current events and election news happening across America in the age of Donald Trump. Host Corey Foister delivers the latest headlines that are overlooked by the mainstream media. Corey Foister ran for U.S. Congress in 2016 and became the youngest nominee to ever run and win the nomination of a major U.S. political party (Democratic). Feel free to message the show at SoaringJetsProductions@gmail.com.
 
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The holidays are here! Which means it’s time to entertain yourself and your visiting family. City Cast DC contributor Cornelia Poku is here to tell us how to hit up the local Christmas markets, ice rinks, and of course, which bar and restaurant pop-ups are worth your money. Want some more DC news? Then make sure to sign up for our morning newslette…
 
Send that text to Black Voters Matter, and then forward the reply to everyone you know in Georgia! Also, the Center On Budget's Chief Economist, Chad Stone, joins to discuss the November 2022 Jobs Report. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy…
 
On November 18, a mass shooting DIDN’T take place at D.C.’s Jackson-Reed High School. But the day was still traumatic. After reports of gunshots, the school went into lockdown. Kids huddled in rooms, some sent goodbye texts to families; others sat in classrooms where the teachers kept on teaching. We talked to the school newspaper’s Co-Editor-In-Ch…
 
It’s our first ever live taping! We’re at Politics and Prose Union Market, but we’re still talking about the news in D.C. — like the far too many judicial vacancies, some National Zoo news, and holiday book suggestions. City Cast CEO David Plotz and Anton Bogomazov, who is the Chief Adult Book Buyer at Politics and Prose, join host Michael Schaffer…
 
The Transportation Secretary on the rail legislation and pid sick leave for rail workers. Markos Moulitsas on the imminent GOP majority and the Georgia runoff. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyBy Make It Plain with Mark Thompson
 
There’s been a push to require that all D.C. childcare workers have college degrees, and the first set of new regulations go into effect today. But, people who disagree with the law say it’s putting a lot of qualified people out of work. Today we're hearing from Robert McNamara from the Institute For Justice and Councilmember Christina Henderson as…
 
Today is the last day of Native American Heritage Month, but we shouldn’t limit conversations about Indigenous culture to November. So we’re joined by Dana Hedgepeth and Mary Phillips to chat about the rich history of D.C.’s indigenous communities and all the ways to celebrate them. Also, we’re doing our first live taping TODAY! It’s happening at t…
 
It’s Giving Tuesday. And whether you’re writing a check or planning to volunteer your time, you’ll want to know whether you can trust the organizations you’re donating to. The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington publishes an annual guide to local giving, and they’re here with some timely advice. This year, make your Giving Tuesday donati…
 
Washington is full of world-famous tourist sites, but there are so many hidden gems you’ve probably never heard of. Today, we’re sitting down with Clockout DC’s Jade Womack to talk about lesser-known spots where you can take the out-of-towner who thinks they’ve seen it all. For more details about the Heurich House Christmas Markt, go here. And our …
 
For some reason, we all just take it for granted that every Thanksgiving, the White House pardons a turkey. Have you ever stopped to think about how the turkeys are chosen? Where they come from? Where they stay in D.C., and where they go afterwards? We found out for you, and learned more about turkey personalities than we ever thought possible. Als…
 
Guest, Logan PhillipsWhy were So Many of the Polls wrong?A Conversation with the founder ofRacetotheWHLogan Phillips is the founder and editor-in-chief of RacetotheWH, a website which breaks down the strategy driving campaigns and analyzes the political battleground using sophisticated, data-driven analytics. Their interactive forecasts provide pol…
 
Author Patricia Turner, Professor of African American Studies and of World Arts and Cultures/Dance and Director of Arthur Ashe Legacy at UCLA, joins. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacyBy Make It Plain with Mark Thompson
 
In March 1977, a group of Hanafi Muslim gunmen took 149 people hostage in Washington, D.C. Marion Barry was shot. A Howard journalist was killed. But today, almost no one remembers the siege. With a big new book that drops today and has already drawn rave reviews, author Shahan Mufti is out to change that. You can find Mufti’s book, American Caliph…
 
D.C. has a ton of bookstores with their own personalities. So how can you possibly pick one? Coralyn Maguigad, who’s been exploring every bookstore in the District, gives us her tips. Plus, check out this recent roundup, where we talk about the sidewalk vending controversy. For more D.C. news, sign up for our morning newsletter and follow us at @ci…
 
DC Council this week agreed to overhaul the city’s ancient criminal code, but not everyone’s thrilled about it, including the mayor and police chief. Plus, we’re talking Thanksgiving plans, and where to watch the World Cup. Our roundup relies on local journalism. Here’s what we pulled from this year: NBC Local’s piece about D.C.’s new criminal code…
 
The Washington Commanders are looking for a new home. They currently play at the much-maligned FedEx Field in Landover, MD. But could they ever return to the District at the old RFK Stadium site? Sports columnist Rick Snider tells us why it’s not as far-fetched as it seems. And we're doing a holiday giveaway!! You can win two free tickets to the He…
 
Ruth Tam and Patrick Fort, the team behind WAMU’s Dish City, join us to chat about all things D.C. food. Whether it’s Old Bay on crabs, the history of D.C.’s Chinatown, or half smokes and pupusas, we’ve got you covered. And we're doing a holiday giveaway!! You can win two free tickets to the Heurich House Christmas Markt by sending us a voicemail a…
 
Go-Go has been THE sound of D.C. since the late 1970’s. In 2020, Mayor Muriel Bowser designated it the official music of the District. But should it be? Hosts Michael Schaffer and Bridget Todd discuss what Go-Go means to both of them, how its influenced their perspective on the city, and if Go-Go could go national. Sign up for our morning newslette…
 
ELEANOR CLIFT, Former Newsweek White House Correspondent, Contributor at the McLaughlin Group and Columnist at The Daily BeastEleanor Clift is a columnist for The Daily Beast. Clift writes about politics and policy in Washington and the partisan clashes that make governing almost impossible. Eleanor has covered every presidential campaign since 197…
 
Dulles Airport used to be in the middle of nowhere. But 21st century suburban sprawl caught up to the Space Age airport — and as of this month, so has Metro. Will people use it? We’re talking to Washington Post transportation reporter Lori Aratani about the airport’s future — and her secret tips on how to navigate the place. To find out how to reus…
 
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine delivered yet another blow to Dan and Tanya Snyder as they apparently prepare to sell the Washington Commanders. Sports journalist Kevin Blackistone and Greater Greater Washington’s Dan Reed join us to talk about how the latest investigation details could affect the Commanders’ sale. We’re also talking election res…
 
While federal Washington was paying attention to the midterms, hometown D.C. had its own consequential election on Tuesday. What happened? Washington Post city hall reporter Michael Brice-Saddler is here to break it down for us. And check out these juicy updates on how restaurants are planning to deal with the new normal, now that I-82 has passed, …
 
First up, we've got election results for you. And then for something completely different — Is D.C. a good place to hike? What about rock climbing and kayaking? Calleva Founder and outdoorsy expert Nick Markoff joins us to talk about the incredible outdoor sports available in the D.C. area for the adventurous among us. Plus, we're here to answer an…
 
There’s been a one-man crusade against D.C. Home Rule in the House of Representatives. But if Republicans turn the House, could it mean Home Rule is actually in danger? Cuneyt Dil from Axios D.C. explains how this year's national elections could mean for Washingtonians. If you need to find your voting site, click here. Want some more DC news? Then …
 
What's at stake in the General Election?A Conversation with former presidential CandidateRALPH NADERRalph Nader is a consumer advocate, lawyer and author.Ralph Nader made four bids to become President of the United States, running with the Green Party in 1996 and 2000, the Reform Party in 2004 and as an independent in 2008.Nader is one of Amer…
 
We’ve got one more election prep episode for you before voting ends tomorrow. There’s a ballot initiative on scrapping the tipped minimum wage, and a lot of people are confused. How is this different from the 2018 vote? Would it affect restaurant menu prices? Michael Brice-Saddler from the Washington Post is here to explain. And we’ve also got a bu…
 
Dan and Tanya Snyder are officially considering selling the Washington Commanders football team. Twitter is buzzing, of course, as are we. The City Cast DC team chats about that, MPD dropping a bunch of gun and drug charges over an internal investigation, and Taylor Swift snubbing the DMV in a big way. As always, our Friday roundup is powered by lo…
 
In our final installment of our election coverage, we’ve got D.C. proper covered. What’s the deal with the At-Large Council Race and why is it so competitive? Alex Koma from Washington City Paper breaks it all down for us. Check out Alex Koma’s coverage on the at-large candidates and State Board of Education race. From the news section: Margaret Ba…
 
Should marijuana be legal in Maryland? And what does this year’s Governor race say about politics in the state more generally? Hannah Gaskill from the Baltimore Sun tells us everything else you need to know ahead of the Maryland elections next week. Read up more ahead of the election here: https://www.baltimoresun.com/hannah-gaskill-staff.html http…
 
Can Democrats Keep the Senate?Will Republicans Take Back the House?A CONVERSATION WITH U.S. SENATOR BOB KERREYBob Kerrey served as a US Navy SEAL during the Vietnam War. For his service, he received the Congressional Medal of Honor. While in Vietnam, he was wounded, permanently disabled and received from this injury a great gift: sympathy for those…
 
We’re a week out from the election and here at City Cast, we’re keeping everyone informed about the various races. Today is our first election guide, and it’s for Virginia voters. Public radio reporter Micheal Pope fills us in on the local races to watch, including Abigail Spanberger v. Yesli Vega and why “missing middle housing” could determine Ar…
 
Halloween is here! Which means it’s time to tell scary stories. And rather than make brand-new ones, we asked Washingtonian senior editor Andrew Beaujon to come in and talk to us about the best spooky D.C. urban legends. Want some more DC news? Then make sure to sign up for our morning newsletter. We’re also on Twitter! Follow us at @citycast_dc. A…
 
We’re going a bit transportation heavy in today’s episode. Dan Reed of Greater Greater Washington and Martin Austermuhle from WAMU are here to chat about what is going on with those 7000-series trains and how parking in the district may be changing dramatically. Let your voice be heard on residential parking permits! The DC Council public hearing a…
 
With the Marine Corps Marathon this weekend, we got to thinking: What makes D.C. different from all other cities when it comes to running? Washington Post wellness reporter Kelyn Soong is here to tell us why, as well as some of his tips and tricks to get out there and start pounding the pavement. Also, new neighborhood library hours are: Monday - W…
 
The Chief Medical Advisor to the President renews his call for vaccinations, especially for African Americans ahead of his "retirement." Lolita Owens of SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania on their recent strike and why they've endorsed Josh Shapiro for Governor of Pennsylvania. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https:…
 
DC Council is about to rewrite the city’s ancient criminal code. And that’s just one of the many big projects they’re working on right now. To help us get the lay of the land, Ward 6 Councilmember and head of the judiciary committee Charles Allen joins the show. Want some more DC news? Then make sure to sign up for our morning newsletter. We’re als…
 
We’re putting a microscope on the Ward 3 council member race. After nabbing an endorsement from the Washington Post, David Krucoff, the Republican candidate for Ward 3, joins us and tells what he would bring to the D.C. Council. For more information, you can check out his website here. You can hear what his opponent, Matt Frumin, has to say on his …
 
D.C’s satirical website “The Cherry Swamp" is bursting with gut-busting headlines. Think “The Onion,” but specifically for D.C. One of the publication’s founders, Erick Acuña, tells us how D.C. is tailor-made for this type of satire. Want some more DC news? Then make sure to sign up for our morning newsletter. We’re also on Twitter! Follow us at @c…
 
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