Ep. 29 – Wonderful Wilderness Women

Great Old Broads for Wilderness Executive Director Shelley Silbert and Board Co-Chair Rynda Clark join Matt join a brief history of their work. Get involved: https://www.greatoldbroads.org About the guests: Shelley Silbert, Executive Director – Shelley joined Broads in 2012, bringing 20 years of experience in the fields of conservation and sustainability. She served as AssociateContinue reading “Ep. 29 – Wonderful Wilderness Women”

Ep. 28 – Equality On Mars

OutFront Minnesota Executive Director Monica Meyer and Policy & Outreach Director James Darville join Matt to discuss the state of LGBTQ rights in Minnesota and beyond. HOW TO HELP: Contact your member of Congress and tell them to support the Equality Act. Find anti-trans legislation being considered in your state and then contact your stateContinue reading “Ep. 28 – Equality On Mars”

Ep. 22 – H2 Uh-Oh

Alissa Weinman, Associate Campaign Director at Corporate Accountability, chats with Matt about her work on water rights in the U.S. and beyond. Alissa Weinman bio: “I challenge corporate power because I want to ensure that corporations can no longer exploit the communities and the environment surrounding their industries,” says Alissa. Growing up on the ChesapeakeContinue reading “Ep. 22 – H2 Uh-Oh”

Ep. 20 – Folks for Many Good Things

Rio Tazewell, Senior Campaigns Manager at People for the American Way, talks with Matt about voting rights, money in politics and almost every other liberal cause. About People for the American Way People For the American Way and its affiliate, People For the American Way Foundation, are progressive advocacy organizations founded to fight right-wing extremismContinue reading “Ep. 20 – Folks for Many Good Things”

Ep. 19 – The Group of Worried Experts

Shreya Durvasula of the Union of Concerned Scientists joins Matt for a chit-chat about running campaigns with scientists, among other topics. About the Union of Concerned Scientists The Union of Concerned Scientists is a national nonprofit organization founded more than 50 years ago by scientists and students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our mission:Continue reading “Ep. 19 – The Group of Worried Experts”

Ep. 17 – Better Wyoming Makes Wyoming Better

Nate Martin, Executive Director of Better Wyoming, chats with Matt about the challenges of grassroots organizing in the least dense of the lower 48 states, among other things. Donate: https://betterwyo.org/donate/ Volunteer: https://betterwyo.org/volunteer/ Note: an f-bomb got past our sensors on this one before the episode was published. There was much back and forth in theContinue reading “Ep. 17 – Better Wyoming Makes Wyoming Better”

Ep. 16 – Roaming On Empty: Buffalo Field Campaign

Stephany Seay from the Buffalo Field Campaign tells Matt what it’s like to be on the front lines of the effort to save the last free roaming American buffalo. Visit http://www.buffalofieldcampaign.org/action-opportunities to get involved or to learn more. About Buffalo Field Campaign Buffalo Field Campaign (BFC) is the only group working both in the fieldContinue reading “Ep. 16 – Roaming On Empty: Buffalo Field Campaign”

Ep. 9 – Ommfg wtf imo

Matt provides an update on the previously covered campaigns after commenting on the president’s debate performance and subsequent Covid-19 diagnosis. Episode transcript: MATT DUNDAS: Hello and welcome to Campaign Season. I’m Matt Dundas, I’ll keep hosting. Dang. It is an unusual day in an unusual year in an unusual life. It’s October 3, 2020, theContinue reading “Ep. 9 – Ommfg wtf imo”

Ep. 7 – Meet Rick Just, Boise, Idaho

Idaho 15th District State Senate hopeful Rick Just joins Matt to discuss his candidacy, his campaign, and the fate of humanity. Interview Transcript: Matt Dundas (MD): The first thing I wanted to say – somebody has to have pointed this out cause it’s just too coincidental – but electric! Electric! Your campaign is electric! ElectricJust,Continue reading “Ep. 7 – Meet Rick Just, Boise, Idaho”

Ep. 1 – Oregonians, Not Politicians

Chief Petitioner and Campaign Chair of Oregon’s People Not Politicians Norman Turrill joins Matt to discuss his organization’s efforts to qualify an initiative for the November ballot. Interview Transcript: MATT DUNDAS (MD): Sir, politicians are people too. Aren’t politicians people too? NORMAN TURRILL (NT): I consider myself a politician, so it’s not a bad thingContinue reading “Ep. 1 – Oregonians, Not Politicians”