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Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the non-partisan Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  Since 2007, this show has highlighted impact of new technologies on the campaign landscape, how expectations of voters are changing, role of online fundraising, digital and traditional means of persuasion and getting out the vote.  In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes in the behavior of voters, restrictions on candidates and the new normal for retail politics are all under the microscope.

Popular topics on the show include best practices for political and advocacy campaigns, ground game strategies, cross-media advertising, social media trends and impact of mobile on engaging supporters. 

This weekly podcast includes interviews with political consultants, media strategists, journalists, advocates, candidates, elected officials, campaign managers, and solution providers.


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Apr 2, 2023

Heather Booth, Founder of the Jane Cooperative, talks with Deepak Puri about her current work and experience as an early activist in the civil and women's rights movements.  Organizing abortion services In the pre-Roe years and participating in the Freedom Summer Project taught Heather the importance of community and speaking up. As Founder of the Midwest Academy, Heather has influenced and instructed many of the leading Democratic leaders of our time.

Heather and Deepak talk about:

  • The history of protesting for civil rights and women's rights
  • The creation of the Jane Collective and the documentary The Janes, and the feature film Call Jane
  • Basics of organizing: members, message, money, and movement
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court election
  • The upcoming 50th anniversary of The Midwest Academy
  • Advice for those who want to make a difference today

@hboothgo @thedemlabs #CivilRights #WomensRights #AbortionRights #RoevWade #Dobbs #Organizing #Grassroots #Volunteers #Protests #Protesting #WisconsinSupremeCourt

The Janes

Call Jane

The Midwest Academy

Heather BoothHeather Booth playing guitar for Fannie Lou Hammer and others during the Freedom Summer Project in Mississippi in 1964