Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

An Honorable Profession: a podcast that features rising Democratic leaders. They share their personal stories, and discuss ways to restore trust in government, as well as sanity in politics, in an insane era.

Like what you hear? Meet more rising Democratic leaders in the NewDEAL network and learn about their innovative work, at

Mar 14, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks to U.S. Congressman Ben McAdams (UT-4) about moving from local government to Congress, balancing work and family, and how he is working to be a part of healing America's partisan divides.

Feb 28, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Boise City Council President Lauren McLean about her work to guide Boise's growth as a vibrant city, understanding how climate affects every aspect of life and ensuring that the city's economy and development is ready to adapt to modern circumstances.

Feb 7, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer about the importance of compassion for a city's success, as well as the strength required to have compassion. Mayor Fischer also discussed how his background as an entrepreneur and inventor influences his work as a mayor, and his belief that mayors must have...

Jan 24, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty speaks with Houston Councilmember Amanda Edwards on working to empower people and change the direction of her city, service as a way of life, and being a politician who doesn't like politics.

Jan 10, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with West Sacramento, CA Mayor Christopher Cabaldon about his work to reinvent civic engagement for the modern era, his investments in education from cradle to career, and his experience coming out during a State of the City speech