Episode 73 - Dissecting the Democratic Party
with Lanae Erickson and Quentin James
What will it take for Democrats to connect with black & brown voters?
How can Democrats keep Republicans from branding them, radicals? What can Democrats do better to keep the house?
Bill and Jane are joined by Lanae Erickson (Senior Vice President for the Social Policy Program at The Third Way) and Quentin James (founder and president of The Collective) to explore their six month study and report that was praised by The NY Times.
5:52 Defining The Third Way, The Collective, and The Latino Victory Fund
7:54 The Origins of coming together
8:51 The Democratic Coalition
11:05 Black Voters
15:51 The Failure of “Defund the Police” messaging
17:26 The Trump Effect
19:14 Learning from the report
22:44 The Democratic Brand
26:45 Democrats -The Less Racist Party?
29:36 What do Democrats stand for?
31:17 Full disclosure
33:30 Advice for the moderates
34:27 Closing statements to the Semocratic party
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Hosted by: Bill Curtis and Jane Albrecht
Produced by: Joey Salvia
Theme Music by: Celleste & Eric Dick