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Dec 29, 2017

Happy New Year from The Progressive Happy Hour! In a December 29 mini-episode, hosts Christin “Cici” Battle and Drew Courtney join PFAW staffers Bradley Williams and Layne Amerikaner to share their New Year’s resolutions—both for their country and also just for themselves. There was no shortage of goals for...


Dec 21, 2017

From unexpected election results to the biggest demonstration in U.S. history, 2017 has been quite a year. In the Dec. 21 episode, hosts Christin “Cici” Battle and Drew Courtney sit down with Ben Wikler, Washington director of Move On, to look back at 2017 and lessons learned along the way. Ben, Cici, and Drew...


Dec 15, 2017

In September the Trump administration ended the DACA program, which had allowed many young immigrants to work or go to school without fear of being deported. As 2017 draws to a close, Congress is facing a choice: pass legislation to protect Dreamers, or vote to fund Dreamers’ deportations. Hosts Christin “Cici”...


Dec 8, 2017

Last weekend GOP senators passed a cruel and immensely unpopular tax bill that steals from working people to give to the super-rich. In the December 8 episode of “The Progressive Happy Hour,” hosts Christin “Cici” Battle and Drew Courtney sit down with TJ Helmstetter, communications director of Americans for Tax...


Dec 1, 2017

Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore has been in news for his alleged sexual harassment and assault of young women, including teenage girls. But even before this, Moore’s record of extremism was already known, and the willingness of many Republicans to stand by him anyway is itself a scandal. In the Dec. 1 episode,...