Holler Election Coverage

Tequila Johnson of The Equity Alliance and Aftyn Behn of Indivisible Tennessee joined Kanew and Cassie in covering the #2020Election. Candidates, politicos, and people from across the state called in to tell us the latest from the ground as results came in.

Part 1

Part 2

Passing the Torch to Torrey Harris

State Representative London Lamar joins #HollerHour to discuss the historic election of Memphis’ Torrey Harris to the State House as the first out LGBTQ Democratic Representative in Tennessee history and now the youngest person in the Legislature.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

Texas is a Tossup?

Four days before the election, Anna and Aftyn provide the state of play for those wondering, “Does my vote even matter?” And if you live in a key battleground state like Texas, the answer is an absolute and resounding yes. Even if all of Aftyn’s exes live in Texas, the girls uplift the work of southern states in the most important election of their lifetimes.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

Opening Our Perspectives with Jenn Foley

We conclude our interviews with Tennessee state candidates with Dr. Jenn Foley running for House District 65. She summarizes issues and concerns expressed by constituents across the state and the need for relief from the GOP super-majority agenda.  We need more discussion, representation and balance, along with less arrogance and paternalism. Please go out and vote for a better Tennessee for all Tennesseans.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts here, and wherever else you like to listen here.

Blount County Has a Choice

Jay Clark for Tennessee House District 8 talks about the real choice District 8 voters have in the upcoming election on #ScrappyTime.

FULL SHOW

Education in Crisis

“I don’t feel I’m getting the guidance from the State that I should be getting as a teacher.”
 
Jay Clark for TN House D8 and Blount County teachers talk about the need for clear guidance and consistency from the State during COVID19 on Scrappy Time.
 

KANEW TO WILLIAMSON COUNTY: CANCEL CASADA

“If values matter, if we’re trying to teach our kids to do the right thing, we need to #CancelCasada like his own Republican caucus did.”

Watch The Holler’s Justin Kanew help WILLIAMSON COUNTY remember why ex-speaker Glen Casada had to resign in shame.

Here’s his op-ed in the Tennessean.

We Need To Elect People Who Give A Damn

Heidi Campbell for TN Senate 20 and Gideon’s Army respond to a dog whistle attack ad against them by a PAC supporting Steve Dickerson.
Sen. Dickerson refuses to condemn the ad.

Mark Green: Too Cowardly to Debate

Cowardly Rep. Green wouldn’t debate Justin Kanew and now he won’t debate Kiran For Congress. Not very democratic for a guy who says he hates dictators!

What About Us and Broadband?

Robyn Deck, candidate for Tennessee’s State House District 25, needs better broadband service. It is vital for rural health services, business, and education. So why do so many other things take priority in the General Assembly? Robyn has a plan and we need a change. How about we elect some people with new ideas willing to do the work for rural priorities?

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts here, and wherever else you like to listen here.