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I Hate Politics Podcast

Mar 23, 2021

Following the mass shooting of six women of Asian descent outside Atlanta, Sunil Dasgupta talks to civil rights attorney and Asian-American activist Aryani Ong about the making of the Asian-American political identity and the challenges involved. The Upcounty Reports takes on the political impact of cost of...


Mar 19, 2021

Montgomery County, MD, removes police officers from public schools. Student activist Lauren Payne and teacher Neha Singhal talk with Sunil Dasgupta about the movement for social and racial justice in the county. Andrew Saundry on getting an Upcounty transportation project included in the federal infrastructure...


Mar 12, 2021

Montgomery County, MD, teachers Becky Taylor and Tanya Aguilar share lessons from Covid vaccine hunting for people unable to find appointments on their own. They find that pre-existing disparities in public health and puzzling lack of coordination between levels of government and different agencies of government. And...


Mar 5, 2021

Like many other growing jurisdictions, Montgomery County, Maryland, has a housing shortage and a housing mismatch on its hands that are rooted in exclusive single-family zoning going back decades. Sunil Dasgupta talks to County Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson about the problem and possible solutions. Plus...