UnPresidented Podcast

is creating change that empowers The Resistance



About UnPresidented Podcast

Goodbye! We are closing down the podcast. Thank you everyone who joined us for this near-four year journey. Your support will always mean so much to us.

The UnPresidented Podcast:
Smart politics for stupid times
Donald Trump's presidency is an unprecedented disaster. The corruption, extremism and ineptitude that Trump and his kleptocracy brought to Washington risk forever changing our country for the worse — unless we stop him and those who enable him. 

Proud Progressives
At the UnPresidented podcast, we give you a progressive insider's look at the week's political news, and the action steps you need to get involved and resist. UnPresidented is hosted by two longtime progressive writers and activists: gun control expert and Daily Beast contributor Cliff Schecter; and former Economist writer, UN official, Hill staffer and LGBT advocate John Aravosis

Cliff and John are proud progressives who share the honor of being insulted by Rush Limbaugh. We are here to fight the right, but we do not shy away from taking Democrats and others on the left (be they socialists or "the establishment") to task when needed -- sometimes everyone needs a kick in the ass. But we always believe that whatever our differences, the way to win on the issues we care about, from immigration to civil rights, to health care and climate and economic inequality and more, is for all of us to come together and resist Donald Trump and his far-right enablers in Congress.

We typically publish two episodes per week, often with special guests. Because we don't want to be beholden to advertisers, or censor ourselves to retain their support, we do not accept advertising, and instead rely solely on the support of our fellow progressives. If you believe in the importance of independent media, and the the need for all of us to come together to defeat Trump and Trumpism in 2020, then please join the UnPresidented community and together we will win.

How you can helpWhether or not you subscribe, everyone gets access to the occasional free podcast, the short excerpts, and the earlier free episodes in our archive. But if you subscribe, you'll get access to our premium podcasts, which include our special guests like Rep. Adam SchiffRep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), national security expert Malcolm Nance, comedian and activist Rosie O'Donnell, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, LGBT activist Dan Savage, Never-Trumpers Rick Wilson and David Frum, CNN host Jake Tapper, former FBI counterintelligence Special Agent Asha Rangappa, gun control guru Shannon Watts, Democratic think-tank head Neera Tanden, and author Jared Yates Sexton -- and other premium rewards, like joining our quarterly members-only Google Hangout. You can choose among the subscription options on this page. (Most people subscribe at the $5/month level, which is the minimum for unlocking the premium episodes -- but if you can afford more, that's great too.) Once your subscribe, you'll receive an email with a link to your own personal RSS feed, don't share it with anyone.

Then you either listen to the episodes on this Web page here, on your mobile device via the free Patreon app (iPhone/iPad or Google Play), or you can follow these instructions to use your personal RSS link to listen to our episodes on, say, your Apple podcast app. These are also good, and easy, instructions for how to use your own private RSS feed on various devices. (You can also listen to our free episodes on iTunes -- where we'd love you to rate and review us.)

And finally, you can hear some free excerpts of our podcast over at iTunes where we post long snippets. 

A few reviews from our listeners

Thank you
To all of you already supporting our work, and who have supported us over the years — even if you can't afford to subscribe right now, you can still help us get the word out about this podcast (such as by rating and reviewing us on iTunes, and following us on Twitter and Facebook). Thank you for your generosity, for believing in us, and for caring about changing the world around you. We have always done what we do because we are passionate about a more free, fair and just America. We thank you for joining us in making this a reality.

Together, let's take back our country, starting with the Congress in November.
Cliff Schecter & John Aravosis

UnPresidented Podcast is a project of ℗ 2019 Lucky Media Group LLC.

(Intro and outro musical credits: "Egmont Overture Finale" and "Summon the Rawk," by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.)

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