This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

The Great Battlefield

By Nathaniel G. Pearlman

THE GREAT BATTLEFIELD PODCAST - A PODCAST ABOUT THE PROGRESSIVE RESISTANCE A great political battle is being fought right now for the soul of our country.

  1. 1.
    The Possibility of an Electoral Crisis with Lawrence Douglas of Amherst College10/23/2020
    50:31
  2. 2.
    Fighting for Progressive Goals with Ballot Measures with Chris of BISC10/21/2020
    47:23
  3. 3.
    Political Strategist and Podcast Host Emily Tisch Sussman of Your Presidential Playlist10/19/2020
    53:06
  4. 4.
    Leaving a Legacy in Progressive Political Technology with Mark Sullivan of NGP VAN10/16/2020
    1:00:29
  5. 5.
    Volunteers Leading Volunteers with Isabel, Michelle and Ava of Red2Blue10/14/2020
    59:33
  6. 6.
    Helping Swing States Vote from Home with Suzy Smith of Vote From Home10/12/2020
    55:17
  7. 7.
    Providing Data and Tech to Progressive Organizations with Becca Blais and Lisa Vo10/09/2020
    1:14:47
  8. 8.
    A Future with Fewer Guns with Igor Volsky of Guns Down America10/07/2020
    53:32
  1. 9.
    Winning Michigan in 2020 with Lavora Barnes of The Michigan Democratic Party10/05/2020
    46:13
  2. 10.
    Activist and Professor Todd Gitlin of Columbia University10/02/2020
    53:39
  3. 11.
    Registering People to Vote Through Music and Culture with Andy Bernstein of HeadCount09/30/2020
    1:00:00
  4. 12.
    Using Data to Help Progressives Win with Bryan Whitaker of TargetSmart09/28/2020
    1:15:33
  5. 13.
    Protecting a Free and Fair Election with Jeffrey Isaac of Indiana University09/25/2020
    52:40
  6. 14.
    Running for Attorney General of West Virginia with Sam Petsonk09/23/2020
    44:15
  7. 15.
    Fighting for Equity with Abdul El-Sayed of America Dissected09/21/2020
    51:27
  8. 16.
    A Coordination Hub for the Progressive Community with Greg Speed of America Votes09/18/2020
    54:32
  9. 17.
    Political Analyst and Professor Bill Schneider of George Mason University09/16/2020
    1:08:15
  10. 18.
    Covering Underreported Stories in the Fight for Justice with Ashton Lattimore of Prism09/14/2020
    46:25
  11. 19.
    Putting Together The Democratic Convention with Joe Solmonese09/11/2020
    1:05:04
  12. 20.
    Strengthening The Progressive Community Through Data with Tajh Taylor of Catalist09/09/2020
    58:48
  13. 21.
    A Homebase for Progressive Donors with Jen Ancona of Way to Win09/07/2020
    42:35
  14. 22.
    Advocating for Immigrants Through Collaboration and Tech with Rodrigo Camarena of IAN09/04/2020
    39:21
  15. 23.
    The Hidden History of Monopolies with Thom Hartmann09/02/2020
    53:22
  16. 24.
    Why Presidents Fail with Elaine Kamarck of The Brookings Institution08/31/2020
    40:28
  17. 25.
    Combating Misinformation on Social Media with Gideon Blocq of VineSight08/28/2020
    41:58
  18. 26.
    Our Media Ecosystem: Rating News for Bias and Reliability with Vanessa Otero of Ad Fontes Media08/26/2020
    58:01
  19. 27.
    Predicting Elections with Professor Allan Lichtman of American University08/24/2020
    54:47
  20. 28.
    Pushing The Progressive Ecosystem Forward with Kathleen Warner of Inspire Ventures08/21/2020
    1:02:44
  21. 29.
    Supporting Early Stage Social Enterprises with Nicco Mele of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation08/19/2020
    1:07:55
  22. 30.
    42 Million to One: The Vulnerabilities of Our Voting Machines with Voter Targeting Guru Hal Malchow08/17/2020
    55:08
  23. 31.
    Investing in Progressive Tech with Hillary Lehr of Higher Ground Labs08/14/2020
    1:09:29
  24. 32.
    Flipping North Carolina with Matt Meyers of BlueNC08/12/2020
    43:09
  25. 33.
    Growing Careers in Progressive Politics with Sarah Stern of Cultivate08/10/2020
    52:40
  26. 34.
    Progressive Commentary on the Political Press with Eric Boehlert of PressRun.Media08/07/2020
    57:17
  27. 35.
    The Election Whisperer, Rachel Bitecofer of the Niskanen Center08/05/2020
    56:17
  28. 36.
    Trump and Journalism with Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post08/03/2020
    1:01:58
  29. 37.
    The Future of Mobile Voting with Nimit Sawhney of Voatz07/31/2020
    43:29
  30. 38.
    Stories of National Identity with Rogers Smith of The University of Pennsylvania07/29/2020
    53:24
  31. 39.
    How Digital Organizing is Changing Campaigns with Greta Carnes07/27/2020
    50:13
  32. 40.
    Using Data to Help Campaigns Make Better Decisions with Elena Grewal of Data 2 the People07/24/2020
    57:37
  33. 41.
    Training in Progressive Data Management with Matt Mawhinney and Nancy Stalnaker of Generation Data07/22/2020
    39:49
  34. 42.
    Engaging Young Voters with Ben Wessel and John Brougher of NextGen America07/20/2020
    59:12
  35. 43.
    The Constitution and The Presidency with Professor Corey Brettschneider of Brown University07/17/2020
    46:54
  36. 44.
    Advancing The Mental Health of The Nation with Ben Miller of Well Being Trust07/15/2020
    55:14
  37. 45.
    Former Republican White House Staffer Kristopher Purcell of 43 Alumni for Joe Biden07/13/2020
    34:34
  38. 46.
    Recruiting Democratic Candidates via Text with Peter Schurman of Contest Every Race07/10/2020
    55:01
  39. 47.
    A Convert from the Right on Climate and other issues with Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center07/08/2020
    55:20
  40. 48.
    Digital Politics with Stefan Smith07/06/2020
    55:47
  41. 49.
    Billionaires in Politics with Teddy Schleifer of Recode07/03/2020
    54:04
  42. 50.
    Getting Democrats to the Polls with Alex Morgan of Progressive Turnout Project07/01/2020
    48:19
  43. 51.
    How Technology is Changing Campaigns with Daniel Kreiss of UNC Chapel Hill06/29/2020
    1:04:24
  44. 52.
    Ending Addiction and Inspiring Recovery with Ryan Hampton of the Recovery Advocacy Project06/26/2020
    1:09:25
  45. 53.
    Taking On Trump's EPA Rollbacks with Betsy Southerland of the Environmental Protection Network06/24/2020
    41:42
  46. 54.
    Reader Supported Progressive News with Jon Queally of Common Dreams06/22/2020
    55:13
  47. 55.
    Leveraging Social Media on Political Campaigns with Anastasia Golovashkina06/19/2020
    52:45
  48. 56.
    Helping to Build New Progressive Organizations with Swati Mylavarapu of Incite06/17/2020
    1:03:51
  49. 57.
    Restoring Collaboration Across Parties with Steven Olikara of the Millennial Action Project06/15/2020
    48:37
  50. 58.
    Bridging The Survey Gap with Nate Lubin of Survey 16006/12/2020
    43:47
  51. 59.
    A Career Trying to Elect Good People with Bud Jackson of Jackson Group Media06/10/2020
    48:19
  52. 60.
    Advancing Social Change with Keesha Gaskins-Nathan of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund06/08/2020
    49:43
  53. 61.
    Fighting Injustice with Jamal Watkins of the NAACP06/05/2020
    1:02:38
  54. 62.
    Helping Democrats Take The Senate with Andrew Kim of Flip The West06/03/2020
    57:59
  55. 63.
    Understanding The Never Trumpers with Steven Teles of the Johns Hopkins University06/01/2020
    1:08:02
  56. 64.
    Transforming Media Systems with Michael Slaby of Harmony Labs05/29/2020
    1:00:13
  57. 65.
    Chair of The Coalition to Protect America's National Parks, Phil Francis05/27/2020
    53:02
  58. 66.
    The New Progressive Majority with Steve Phillips of Democracy In Color05/25/2020
    1:03:36
  59. 67.
    Disability Civil Rights Leader Judy Heumann05/22/2020
    1:07:54
  60. 68.
    Law and Environmental Policy Advocacy with Joseph Goffman of Harvard Law's EELP05/20/2020
    56:33
  61. 69.
    Using Trumps Tactics Against Him with The Leaders of Barometer05/18/2020
    1:01:06
  62. 70.
    Professor Ed Maibach of the George Mason Center for Climate Change Communication05/15/2020
    55:12
  63. 71.
    The Fake Patriotism of Trump with Jack Pitney of Claremont McKenna College05/13/2020
    44:38
  64. 72.
    Fighting the Dismantling of The EPA with Michelle Roos of The Environmental Protection Network05/11/2020
    52:09
  65. 73.
    Digital Training for Progressives with Beth Becker of Becker Digital Strategies05/08/2020
    55:48
  66. 74.
    Trump and Democracy with Professor of Political Science Jeffrey Isaac of Indiana University05/06/2020
    1:00:21
  67. 75.
    Advancing Progressive Political Careers with Amy Pritchard of GAIN Power05/04/2020
    1:01:54
  68. 76.
    Political Tech in Campaigns to Improve Public Education with Brian Reich of Murmuration05/01/2020
    1:00:33
  69. 77.
    Defeating Trumpism with Reed Galen of The Lincoln Project04/29/2020
    53:47
  70. 78.
    Flipping Texas with Manny and Olivia of Texas Democrats04/27/2020
    52:34
  71. 79.
    Funding Environmental Groups with Daniel Katz of The Overbrook Foundation and Rainforest Alliance04/24/2020
    46:10
  72. 80.
    Mobilizing South Asians to Vote Democratic with They See Blue04/22/2020
    50:08
  73. 81.
    Nina Smith, Former Traveling Press Secretary for Pete Buttigieg04/20/2020
    49:15
  74. 82.
    Building State Parties with Jay Parmley of The South Carolina Democratic Party04/17/2020
    57:39
  75. 83.
    Progressive Training and Lobbying for Young Women with Jennifer Mandelblatt of Platform04/15/2020
    45:48
  76. 84.
    Advising The Biden Campaign on Public Opinion with John Anzalone of ALG Research04/13/2020
    49:25
  77. 85.
    Leaving The Republican Party with Stuart Stevens04/10/2020
    1:02:36
  78. 86.
    Bringing Humor to Activism with John Hlinko of Left Action04/08/2020
    53:31
  79. 87.
    Engaging Supporters Through Facebook with Shawn Kemp of ActionSprout04/06/2020
    1:01:15
  80. 88.
    Creating Meaningful Connections Online with Lisa Conn of Icebreaker04/03/2020
    1:18:30
  81. 89.
    A View From The Libertarian Anti-Trump Right with Michael Turk of Opinion Mover Strategies04/01/2020
    1:06:14
  82. 90.
    Progressive Public Opinion Research with Alissa Stollwerk of YouGov Blue03/30/2020
    51:14
  83. 91.
    Challenging Trump in the Primary with Lucy Caldwell03/27/2020
    1:21:15
  84. 92.
    Public Opinion in The U.S. with Drew Linzer of Civiqs03/25/2020
    1:03:35
  85. 93.
    Politics in North Carolina with Thomas Mills of Politics NC03/23/2020
    34:11
  86. 94.
    Training in Online Organizing with Elana Levin of Organizing 2.003/20/2020
    43:00
  87. 95.
    Managing Events and Volunteers with Allen Kramer of Mobilize03/18/2020
    1:03:32
  88. 96.
    The Power of the Pen with Tony McMullin of Postcards to Voters03/16/2020
    56:36
  89. 97.
    Developing Progressive Leaders with Gloria Totten of Public Leadership Institute03/13/2020
    55:08
  90. 98.
    Politics and Technology with Juan Proaño of Plus Three03/11/2020
    1:07:22
  91. 99.
    Professor Doug Rivers of Stanford and YouGov03/09/2020
    39:27
  92. 100.
    Progressive Political Entrepreneur Jeremy Smith of Civitech03/06/2020
    1:21:42
  93. 101.
    The Hidden History Series Author and Progressive Talk Show Host Thom Hartmann03/04/2020
    36:47
  94. 102.
    Fighting The Climate Crisis and Digital Activism with Phil Aroneanu of the ACLU and 350.org03/02/2020
    52:05
  95. 103.
    Tools for Mobilizing Youth with Zev Shapiro of Turnup02/28/2020
    57:06
  96. 104.
    Recruiting Organizers with Rachel Haltom-Irwin of Organizing Corps 202002/26/2020
    39:32
  97. 105.
    Healthcare as a Right with Donna Smith of Progressive Democrats of America02/24/2020
    1:06:32
  98. 106.
    Anthony Leiserowitz of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication02/21/2020
    1:04:38
  99. 107.
    A Career in Progressive Organizing with Kristee Paschall of Community Change Action02/19/2020
    47:34
  100. 108.
    Deepak Bhargava of CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies02/17/2020
    58:33
  101. 109.
    Joe Palazzolo and Michael Rothfeld, Authors of The Fixers02/14/2020
    49:04
  102. 110.
    Digital Political Ads with Mark Jablonowski of DSPolitical02/12/2020
    49:58
  103. 111.
    Helping The Climate Community with Sean Kosofsky of Climate Advocacy Lab02/10/2020
    46:19
  104. 112.
    Aggressive Progressive News with Mark Karlin of BuzzFlash02/07/2020
    42:50
  105. 113.
    Professor Dana R Fisher of The University of Maryland02/05/2020
    56:12
  106. 114.
    Digital Tools for Progressive Campaigning with Mike Liddell of NGP VAN02/03/2020
    53:15
  107. 115.
    Working to Flip Texas Through Data and Tech with Lauren Pully of The Texas Democratic Party01/31/2020
    47:42
  108. 116.
    Native American Leadership with Kevin Killer of Prism01/29/2020
    56:27
  109. 117.
    Creating A Civic Tech Ecosystem with Micah Sifry of Civic Hall01/27/2020
    1:04:04
  110. 118.
    Defending Democracy with John Bonifaz of Free Speech For People01/24/2020
    43:39
  111. 119.
    Democratic Pollster Harrison Hickman of Hickman Analytics01/22/2020
    1:01:04
  112. 120.
    Taking Back State Legislatures with Vicky Hausman of Forward Majority01/20/2020
    48:43
  113. 121.
    Conservative Solutions for Campaign Finance Reform with John Pudner of Take Back Our Republic01/17/2020
    1:00:15
  114. 122.
    Telling The Stories of The Underrepresented with Iara Peng of Prism01/15/2020
    1:10:45
  115. 123.
    Persuasion at the Door with Adam Barbanel-Fried of Changing The Conversation Together01/13/2020
    53:13
  116. 124.
    Deep Canvassing with Dave Fleischer of The Leadership Lab01/10/2020
    1:04:56
  117. 125.
    Progressive Polling with Celinda Lake of Lake Research Partners01/08/2020
    59:38
  118. 126.
    Reclaiming Our Democracy with Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law School01/06/2020
    1:03:32
  119. 127.
    A Library of How-To's with Blueprints for Change01/03/2020
    34:36
  120. 128.
    An Encyclopedia of American Politics with Sarah Rosier of Ballotpedia01/01/2020
    39:42
  121. 129.
    Political Strategist Craig Varoga of Patriot Majority12/30/2019
    48:42
  122. 130.
    Alpha Latinas with Lucy Flores of Luz Collective12/27/2019
    1:25:17
  123. 131.
    Hobbyism in American Politics with Eitan Hersh of Tufts University12/25/2019
    46:55
  124. 132.
    Progressive Movement Building with Maria Fernanda Cabello of Momentum12/23/2019
    36:22
  125. 133.
    Strengthening Congress with Peter Weichlein of FMC12/20/2019
    48:48
  126. 134.
    Empowering Local Progressives with Leah Greenberg of Indivisible12/18/2019
    53:38
  127. 135.
    Holding Power Accountable with Ryan Grim of The Intercept12/16/2019
    59:20
  128. 136.
    Making a Difference with Bob Blaemire of Blaemire Communications12/13/2019
    1:09:58
  129. 137.
    Taking the Reins at Vote.org with Andrea Hailey of Civic Engagement Fund12/11/2019
    55:16
  130. 138.
    Culture and Politics with Anasa Troutman of Culture Shift Creative12/09/2019
    1:21:56
  131. 139.
    Progressive Communication and The Opposite of Hate with Sally Kohn12/06/2019
    56:04
  132. 140.
    A Tech Policy Think Tank with Robert Atkinson of ITIF12/04/2019
    47:32
  133. 141.
    User Generated Video in Politics with Michael Hoffman of Gather Voices12/02/2019
    48:16
  134. 142.
    Targeted Political Advertising with Chris Massicotte of DSPolitical11/29/2019
    53:34
  135. 143.
    Accessible Campaign Advertising with Danielle Winterhalter of SpeakEasy Political11/27/2019
    45:46
  136. 144.
    Volunteer Lawyers for Progressive Nonprofits with Sarah Baker of We The Action11/25/2019
    44:00
  137. 145.
    Political Fundraising with Kristin Oblander of The Oblander Group11/22/2019
    52:09
  138. 146.
    Making Congress Work Better with Marci Harris of POPVOX11/20/2019
    37:45
  139. 147.
    Trump's Character with "Unpresidented: A Biography of Donald Trump" Author Martha Brockenbrough11/18/2019
    44:45
  140. 148.
    Full Spectrum Investing for Good with Taj James of Movement Strategy Center and Full Spectrum Labs11/15/2019
    1:02:20
  141. 149.
    Politics and Opinion Journalism with Froma Harrop of Creators Syndicate11/13/2019
    42:13
  142. 150.
    Podcasting to Inspire Action and Promote Justice with Jenny Kaplan of Wonder Media Network11/11/2019
    44:17
  143. 151.
    Protecting The Right to Vote with Hannah Fried of All Voting is Local11/08/2019
    41:21
  144. 152.
    A Lever for Democracy with David Hawkings of The Fulcrum11/06/2019
    42:59
  145. 153.
    Politics, Foreign Policy, and Journalism with Anne Gearan of The Washington Post11/04/2019
    51:31
  146. 154.
    Marketing Teams for Progressive Organizations with Rachel Renock and Claire Humphreys of Wethos11/01/2019
    1:01:47
  147. 155.
    Democracy vs Monopolies with Matt Stoller of the Open Markets Institute10/30/2019
    47:16
  148. 156.
    Political Technology Entrepreneur Thomas Gensemer10/28/2019
    43:35
  149. 157.
    Strategy, Design and Tech with Larry Huynh of Trilogy Interactive10/25/2019
    57:04
  150. 158.
    Polling and Public Affairs with Jefrey Pollock of Global Strategy Group10/23/2019
    48:13
  151. 159.
    Reforming Democracy with Nick Penniman of Issue One10/21/2019
    1:00:29
  152. 160.
    Social Intelligence for A Mission-Driven World with Rick Greenberg and Mike Seiler of Torch10/18/2019
    1:03:35
  153. 161.
    The Largest Progressive Online Community with Carolyn Fiddler of Daily Kos10/16/2019
    46:47
  154. 162.
    Solving The Student Debt Crisis with Aaron Smith of Savi10/14/2019
    42:54
  155. 163.
    Developing Progressive Leaders with Elyssa Feder of Rising Organizers10/11/2019
    44:32
  156. 164.
    Renewing Our Democratic System with Daniella Ballou-Aares of the Leadership Now Project10/09/2019
    54:41
  157. 165.
    NGP VANs First Hire Louis Levine10/07/2019
    54:58
  158. 166.
    Progressive Political Entrepreneurship with James Rucker of Springboard10/04/2019
    1:35:25
  159. 167.
    Investigative Journalism Around Money in Politics with David Moore of Sludge10/02/2019
    49:28
  160. 168.
    Friend to Friend Outreach with Sangeeth Peruri of OutreachCircle09/30/2019
    49:11
  161. 169.
    Supporting Leaders with Tech and Data with Angelica Morales Amuzie of Indivisible09/27/2019
    42:39
  162. 170.
    Professor Jeffrey Tulis of The University of Texas at Austin09/25/2019
    51:15
  163. 171.
    Combating Disinformation Online with Curtis Hougland of Main Street One09/23/2019
    59:48
  164. 172.
    An Activist Political Historian with Julian Zelizer of Princeton09/20/2019
    46:44
  165. 173.
    A Leader in The Vermont House of Representatives, Sarah Copeland-Hanzas09/18/2019
    48:54
  166. 174.
    Conversations for Organizing: P2P Texting - or Voice - with Daniel Souweine of GetThru09/16/2019
    58:07
  167. 175.
    Public Opinion in Politics with Anna Greenberg of GQR09/13/2019
    54:30
  168. 176.
    Rachel Laser of Americans United for Separation of Church and State09/11/2019
    54:06
  169. 177.
    Championing Democracy with Joe Goldman of Democracy Fund09/09/2019
    59:04
  170. 178.
    A Fresh Start for Low Income Families with Rohan Pavuluri of Upsolve09/06/2019
    42:23
  171. 179.
    Empowering The Latinx Community with Liz Alarcón of Pulso09/04/2019
    55:47
  172. 180.
    A Powerhouse in Political Training with Karundi Williams of re:power09/02/2019
    50:45
  173. 181.
    Knocking Every Door with Arianna Trujillo-Wesler of OpenField08/30/2019
    57:30
  174. 182.
    Keeping Minnesota Progressive with Jeff Blodgett of WIN Minnesota08/28/2019
    59:15
  175. 183.
    Advocating for Atheists and Freethinkers with Roy Speckhardt of the American Humanist Association08/26/2019
    30:40
  176. 184.
    Advocacy and Engagement with Steve Anderson of New/Mode08/23/2019
    48:19
  177. 185.
    Digital Polling and Analytics on Mobile Devices with Tobias Konitzer of PredictWise08/21/2019
    50:01
  178. 186.
    Alex Hertel-Fernandez of Columbia University08/19/2019
    51:59
  179. 187.
    Eliminating Poverty with Jim Pugh of Universal Income Project and ShareProgress08/16/2019
    54:28
  180. 188.
    Building Predictive Tools for Progressives with Max Wood of Deck08/14/2019
    42:50
  181. 189.
    Fighting for our Democracy with David Nevins of Bridge Alliance08/12/2019
    39:08
  182. 190.
    Connecting Progressive Leaders with Andrea Catone of The Action Together Network08/09/2019
    51:13
  183. 191.
    Fighting for Community Over Greed with George Goehl of People's Action08/07/2019
    52:24
  184. 192.
    Political Scientist and expert in Political Parties Daniel Schlozman of Johns Hopkins University08/05/2019
    50:29
  185. 193.
    Winning State Legislative Majorities with Daniel Squadron and Melissa Walker of Future Now08/02/2019
    43:32
  186. 194.
    Reforming Immigration and Criminal Justice Systems with Cammie Croft of FWD.us07/31/2019
    1:02:29
  187. 195.
    Online tools for Progressive Organizations with Patrick Kane of ActionKit07/29/2019
    50:56
  188. 196.
    Building Capacity to Grow with Deborah Barron of New Left Accelerator07/26/2019
    50:59
  189. 197.
    Ensuring Citizens Aren't Denied Their Right To Vote with Kathleen and Dave of VoteRiders07/24/2019
    46:10
  190. 198.
    Uniting Talent and Tech to Drive Democratic Victories with Alicia Rockmore of DigiDems07/22/2019
    51:40
  191. 199.
    Preparing for 2020 with Patrick McHugh of Priorities USA07/19/2019
    48:54
  192. 200.
    The Science of Persuasion in Politics with Matt Martin and Josh Berezin of Grow Progress07/17/2019
    47:12

Listen to The Great Battlefield now.

Listen to The Great Battlefield in full in the Spotify app