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I Hate Politics Podcast

Sep 24, 2021

What does grassroots organizing really mean? How is it done? Sunil Dasgupta talks to Tino Fragale of Everyday Canvassing and Anika Manzoor of Youth Activism Project about how they recruit and operate their grassroots organizations. News about local schools, test scores, real-estate project starts, and from faraway...

Sep 17, 2021

After a rocky start to the new school year and grim news on the climate crisis, Sunil Dasgupta talks with local education reporter Caitlynn Peetz and local green bank president Tom Deyo for a change in perspective. Very local news about Montgomery County Police Department. Music from local rock/metal band, Sic 'Em Buster.

Sep 10, 2021

Following the death of 19-year-old Melkin Cedillo in flash flooding in Rockville, Sunil Dasgupta talks to Eliza Cava of the Audubon Naturalist Society about the challenges of stormwater management in Montgomery County.  Very local news on schools, the pandemic, and closure of Metro stations. Music from Washington area...

Sep 3, 2021

I Hate Politics Candidate Interview with Brooke Lierman for Maryland Comptroller. Lierman, who presents District 46 (Baltimore City) in Maryland General Assembly, talks to Sunil Dasgupta about her expansive view of the job of the state comptroller. Music for this episode comes from Kara Levchenko, an Arlington...