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Common Good Politics - How the Filibuster is Killing Democracy

Common Good Politics - How the Filibuster is Killing Democracy

May 11, 2021

Adam Jentleson joins Doug and Robb to talk about his new book, Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of Democracy. Jentleson served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, where he advised on strategy and led one of the largest and most diverse communications teams on Capitol Hill during the Obama administration. His writing has appeared in GQ, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Politico Magazine.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.  @pagitt

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and Political Organizer at Vote Common Good. You can find his book about running for congress as a Progressive Republican in Arkansas here: Running For Our Lives  @RobbRyerse

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good News - The Fight Against Human Trafficking

Common Good News - The Fight Against Human Trafficking

May 10, 2021

Laura Mulliken, the Executive Director of Trafficking Justice, joins us to talk about the fight against human trafficking, plus Doug and Dan take a look at the week's headlines.

 

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The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Science - How to talk about the Covid Vaccine with those who are reluctant

Common Good Science - How to talk about the Covid Vaccine with those who are reluctant

May 8, 2021

On our Common Good Science Friday Podcast hosts Doug Pagitt and astrophysicist Paul Wallace talk with medical doctor Erin Wise about getting reluctant evangelicals to get the Covid 19 Vaccine. 

 

Paul Wallace is an astrophysicist, professor, pastor, and avid birder. H writes and speaks at the intersection of faith and science and holds a PhD in physics from Duke University and an MDiv from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.

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The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Issues - Build Bridges, Not Walls

Common Good Issues - Build Bridges, Not Walls

May 6, 2021

Doug Pagitt talks with author Todd Miller about his book Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders.

Todd Miller has researched and written about border issues for more than 15 years, the last eight as an independent journalist and writer. He resides in Tucson, Arizona, but also has spent many years living and working in Oaxaca, Mexico. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, San Francisco Chronicle, and Al Jazeera English, among other places.

Miller has authored four books: Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders (City Lights, 2021)  Empire of Borders: The Expansion of the U.S. Border Around the World (Verso, 2019),  Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security (City Lights, 2017), and Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security (City Lights, 2014).

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The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Faith - Hell, the Afterlife, and Justice

Common Good Faith - Hell, the Afterlife, and Justice

May 5, 2021

What happens when we die? Does the idea of a just God depend on hell to punish evil? Can the dead visit us? Laura, Stephany, and Doug wrestle with these questions and more on today's episode.

 

Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado. She holds a B.A. in English from Clark Atlanta University, as well as a M.A. in American Literature and a Ph. D. in American Studies both from Purdue University. She is the author of Recovering from Racism: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015) and Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop: Crisis in Whiteness (2014).

 

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Rev. Dr. Laura Truax is senior pastor of LaSalle Street Church in Chicago and serves on the Seminary Advisory Board at the University of Dubuque. Dr. Truax holds a master of divinity degree from Loyola University and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the joint program of North Park Seminary and Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the author of Undone: When coming apart puts you back together (2013) and Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the real world (2017) and is part of the Red Letter Christians

 

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The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Politics - Projection

Common Good Politics - Projection

May 4, 2021

Doug Pagitt and Rob Ryerse discuss Matt Gaetz, Josh Dugger, Trump, and why many conservative Republicans and Christians turn a blind eye to sexual abuse in their own ranks while lobbing wild, unfounded conspiracy theories of pedophilia against Democrats. There's a word for accusing someone else of the thing you're trying to cover up: projection. 

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.  @pagitt

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and Political Organizer at Vote Common Good. You can find his book about running for congress as a Progressive Republican in Arkansas here: Running For Our Lives  @RobbRyerse

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Immigration and Border Practices Ride

Common Good Immigration and Border Practices Ride

May 3, 2021

Doug and Dan unveil details for the Vote Common Good bike trek along the southern border to call for a common good approach to our nation's immigration and border practices.

 

We The People Bike Ride: September 10 - November 14, 2021

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast and Livestream is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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