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I Hate Politics Podcast

Aug 27, 2021

In the hottest recorded summer in the Washington DC region, Sunil Dasgupta talks to Adriana Hochberg, the Montgomery County, MD, official who led the writing of the county’s Climate Action Plan. Very local news including reopening woes in MCPS. Music from Baltimore-Washington musician and arranger Seth Kibel.


Aug 20, 2021

As Montgomery County wrestles with attracting new businesses to the county, Sunil Dasgupta talks with Jacob Sesker, a former county budget analyst who has proposed a $275 million jobs fund to incentivize businesses to bring high-paying jobs to the county. Music from Baltimore-Washington musician Seth Kibel.


Aug 13, 2021

I Hate Politics Candidate Interview with organizer and activist Kristin Mink, who is running at-large for Montgomery County, MD, County Council. Mink talks with Sunil Dasgupta about public safety and how the national movement to defund the police applies to Montgomery County. Music for this episode comes from Kara...


Aug 6, 2021

I Hate Politics Candidate Interview with organizer and activist Brandy Brooks, who is running at-large for Montgomery County, MD, County Council. Brooks talks with Sunil Dasgupta about participatory policymaking, emphasizing groups and individuals historically excluded from policymaking and power-sharing. Music for this...