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In every one of my books, i had sort of pointed to this fact, and left it to the side. Today, the new york times editorialized that voters, not superdelegates, should decide who the democratic partys presidential nominee should be at the democratic national convention in july. Here is the thread wikler posted to twitter on monday night, follow the. Javier manjarres, managing editor of the shark tank blog, questioned why there was no outrage when a white person was a victim of a police attack, in light of the fallout from the death of michael brown, a black male, allegedly killed saturday by police in ferguson, mo. Ben cofounded the good fight s predecessor show, the flaming sword of justice, in new york in 2012. Ben wikler interviews political activists and organizers on his podcast and radio show the flaming sword of justice, which is affiliated with the wellknown political advocacy gro. The good fight with ben wikler aaron swartz day and. Ben wikler is a popular politician from madison, wisconsin, usa. Were proud to announce the launch of the good fight, powered by, a new podcast featuring inspiring, behindtheslingshot stories of real people who stepped up and.
The good fight with ben wikler wikler says his podcast aims to tell david versus goliath stories from the behindtheslingshot point of view. Even the first book, code, i was like heres what the right policy would be, but, you know, forget it. The good fight, with ben wikler listen via stitcher for. The good fight s own annual awards showrecognizing the wins and losses in the most important fights of the year. Stream tracks and playlists from the good fight podcast on your desktop or mobile device. Moveons ben wikler announces bid for wisconsin democratic. Daffodils dancing int he breeze, pollen collecting on car roofs, and the symphony of coughs filling the air. Ben wikler is always looking to do some good, whether its as the washington director of, the political advocacy group, or as the host of the good fight, a podcast that loves telling david vs. Host event january 2012 to november 20 brooklyn, new york. In november 20, wikler relaunched his show as the good fight, a podcast and radio. Learn about ben s life, zodiac sign, birthday, real bio, and interesting facts here.
Ben wikler is no longer 33 and the good fight still hasnt met its kickstarter goal lessig. As washington director, ben helps ensure that the views and values of moveons eight million members are impossible to ignore, in dc and in political media generally. But i feel a special kinship, as he too was one of aaronsws soldiers, his life redirected on the basis of aaron swartzs advice. Wikler previously held senior leadership roles at and, the world s two largest online organizing networks. With topics like the 347 climate wins youve never heard of, each episode is a dose of sunshine. The good fight features a mix of comedy, activism, interviews, explanations, and stories about epic fights for justice. The podcast tells the stories of activists like a lobbyist nun, a boy scout with two moms and a. The good fights own annual awards showrecognizing the wins and losses in the most important fights of the year. The good fight, with ben wikler is a powered podcast about people changing the world. A podcast about epic battles for a better world, told from the behindtheslingshot point of view.
Ending coal fired power is the best weapon against the uss asthma epidemic. Benjamin mcdonald wikler born february 3, 1981 is an american politician who was elected on june 2, 2019 as the chair of the democratic party of wisconsin. He is also host of the good fight, a moveonpowered podcast and radio program about people changing. Previously, he was the washington, dc, director for, where he helped ensure that the views and voices of moveons 8 million members were impossible to ignore in the nations capitol. Progressive activist and newlyminted dc resident ben wikler wikler. The good fight episode 4 with ben wikler sponsored by. Its not just allergies that are making it hard to breathe.
Ben wikler, host of the good fight podcasts, wants to fight for your. Ben wikler is a former senior advisor, and was previously washington director, at moveon, where he helped ensure that the views and voices of moveon s millions of members were impossible to ignore in the nations capitol. And im profoundly thankful to be part of a community so dedicated to fighting the reallife good fight and making this world a better place. I book guests and produce epic stories of progressive activism. We talked to ben back in 20, when he told us about his journey toward advocacy, his time at the onion and his experiences working with al franken on air america and on frankens book, lies. The good fight, with ben wikler the good fight news 5. David vs goliath stories, in real life by ben wikler. In the weeks leading up to the election, wikler and the. The good fight was the product of that redirection.
Ben wikler is a candidate for chair of the democratic party of wisconsin. Political strategist and campaigner who has gained fame as the senior advisor at moveon. Shortly after the results were released, i spoke to ben wikler, the chairman of the wisconsin democratic party. Garlin gilchrist ii, ben wikler, and winifred the win horse.
Wiklers increasingly popular podcast tries to inspire people to get involved in stuff that really counts. Our guests range from unknown grassroots activists to u. Ben wikler is the washington director of and the host of the good fight podcast. The good fight episode 4 with ben wikler sponsored by moveon.
Under laning, democrats lost the presidential election in wisconsin for the first. The best books, podcasts, and websites for community. Here is how wisconsin democrats won a major upset in the. Previously wikler held jobs at the worlds two biggest online advocacy organizations, and, and worked closely with al franken on his 1. Hes started a kickstarter campaign to help david whip goliath.
Ben wikler born february 3, 1981 is an american political campaigner, washington director at and host of the good fight, a podcast and radio program sponsored by. David versus goliath fights, told from the behindtheslingshot point of view. Madison native at the helm of megasuccessful podcast. View ben wikler s profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Bonus and adfree content available with stitcher premium. Ben wikler left moveons staff in march 2019 to run for chair of the democratic party of wisconsin. Ben wikler, the chair of the state democratic party, offered his thoughts on how the victory was achieved. He helped al franken write his bestselling book lies and the. David vs goliath stories, in real life on kickstarter. How did you start thinking about this broader fight. Benjamin mcdonald wikler born february 3, 1981 is an american politician who was elected.
Ben wikler politician life, age, zodiac birthday celebs. Listen to the good fight, with ben wikler episodes free, on demand. Harum helmy software engineer open source projects. In november 20, wikler relaunched his show as the good fight, a podcast and radio program sponsored by. Ben wikler, host of the good fight podcasts, wants to fight for your good cause. Ben wikler chair democratic party of wisconsin linkedin. Al franken on air america and on frankens book, lies. The good fight, with ben wikler, powered by moveon. A little more than a year ago, on a thrilling february day, the good fight smashed through its. Join facebook to connect with ben wikler and others you may know. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover ben s connections. The good fight, with ben wikler is podcast and radio show that tells david versus goliath stories about changing the world from the behindtheslingshot point of view.
The easiest way to listen to podcasts on your iphone, ipad, android, pc, smart speaker and even in your car. The first episode features senator franken himself, plus updates on progressive fights across the country and an interview about obamacare, with legendary activist heather booth, that will leave you. Al franken ben wikler garlin gilchrist ii good fight podcast. Ben wikler and angela mcglowan debate 2014 midterm elections on fox news duration. Lawrence lessig, aaron swartz, and the super pac to end super pacs how challenge and tragedy inspired a megaplan to fight money in politics right about the time that aaron was launching the campaign against sopa, he was founding the flaming sword of justice podcast what would become the good fight, with ben wikler. The good fight podcast free listening on soundcloud. But i wanted to fill you in on whats been happening on my end. Goliath battles for justice, told from the behindtheslingshot point of view. And its taping an unmissable live episode right from the heart of netroots nation. Wikler and swartz began the good fights predecessor, a radio show called the flaming sword of justice, meant to spotlight people making real progressive changes, in january of 2012. Ben was with me every step of the way on this book. A show about people changing the world, powered by. He is also host of the good fight, a moveonpowered podcast and radio program about people changing the world. Ben wikler aaron swartz day and international hackathon.976 763 167 1230 661 879 1391 1069 371 1591 1073 941 326 515 992 1597 605 1567 1007 1407 1261 1297 1230 1681 1384 1321 738 909 1206 1314 1462 1426 997 30 1387 441 993 850 1285 528 977