Savage Joy Interviews Sarah Smith, Candidate For US Congress Dist 9 WA

Joy and Sarah discuss the slate of strong progressive candidates currently running, and the prospects for 2020. Holding politicians to account after the election is an important part of staying politically active and protecting the progressive agenda. Campaign finance is the most important issue.

Savage Joy Interviews Zak Ringelstein, Candidate for US Senate

Joy gets to interview her most requested guest, Zak Ringelstein, a Maine public school teacher running for the U.S. Senate.  Having had the opportunity to see political and corporate leaders through his work in education policy, Zak understands how little the citizens’ interests are represented at the highest levels of power.  This will be the first election with ranked choice voting, which was implemented in Maine through activism and popular support, despite the obstructions of elected state officials.

Savage Joy Interviews Brian Abrahamson

Joy again chats with Brian Abrahamson, an independent candidate for the Minnesota State House, District 22A. Brian ran as a Democrat in the primary, but was yet another victim of suspicious activity, coming in second. This time Brian is running as an Independent. Not surprisingly, he again had pushback from the established parties, and Brian was shut out of debates with the other candidates.

Savage Joy Interviews Maria Estrada, California Assembly Candidate 63rd District

Joy welcomes Maria Estrada, who is running for the California state assembly to represent the 63rd district, currently represented by Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the Assembly.  Maria describes the resistance to her campaign by establishment politicians, who went as far as canceling community events rather than allowing her to make an appearance.  Despite such resistance, Maria gets her energy and drive from her supporters, who are actively spreading the word about her campaign.  

Savage Joy Interviews Tim Canova for Her 1 Year Anniversary

Savage Joy celebrates by interviewing the man who was also her first guest, Tim Canova!