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Nights sarah ten here out in journalism scholar and the author of the books if you fly over country island gradually buddy writer and a screenwriter producer the upcoming journalistic thriller mr jones and you are listening to gaslight nation a podcast the discussions corruption in the united states and the rise of autocracy around the world so happy fourth of july everybody we have eight very special episode put together a show you how to fix this broken nation of art that you are celebrating today yes but just like our founding fathers including new ones are abolitionists and believe in human rights like alexander hamilton the un who is very much in the minority on that we have to fight we have to show up we have to work for a more perfect union thee be american nation isn't experiment never forget that and experiments are fragile and all of us all of us are being called right now in this historic crossroads that we face again very much like the crossroads of the early nineteen thirties so when the world was on the teetering on the clips of fascism we can turn it into another direction we absolutely can you've seen superstars like butter thunberg a child giving a impassioned speech to european parliament and then suddenly in the next year peon election you a huge sweep of green party candidate it's pulling off a miracle and then suddenly becoming a major viable party when they went before that was because of the words of a child say please stop killing my generation generation so believe in change believe in progress believe in the power of hard work and so two organizations were gonna highlight today which are essentially silver bullet against the forces of darkness were up against here in the united states namely mitch mitch mcconnell and the rabbit republicans who were selling her country out for greed and the trump clan clan with a k the two great districts that we want a direct you to if you're ever feeling hopeless channel that despair into helping these organizations judy essential work to protect our democracy and those are every district at a future now they are building eight progressive infrastructure state by state to help get canada it's from the lowest level all the way up elected so it's all about cleansing out the system identifying and bringing in great progressive candidates and just empowering people who are compassionate believe in science believe in upholding the rule of bob helping recruit those talented people if you are one of those people listening get involved every district future now find out how you could run for office how i know how you could help support campaigns that could really make a difference so all of this is about cleansing out the system and putting the right people in place state by state and and that's her gonna protect ourselves all right so this is it gaslight nature that show we're very excited to be speaking wet every describe why don't you to go ahead and introduce yourself in what you do great hi i'm nicole ha i mean i am one cofounder the average district and i also have service are executive director i'm jim morrison they other co founder and i mart political director so i work on these numbers and the strategy well nicole works on a managing the affairs of every district in keeping us moving day after day oh we made time to talk to you every district because we feel what you're doing is so important and you really taking the long view on strengthening american democracy by putting the focus on the state entire focus has to be on on local politics electing local leaders who are progressive and fighting for combating climate change and if they're living wage and human rights and dignity in every single district or state the.