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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.

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Jun 13, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with NewDEALers Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Senators Kerry Donovan & Brittany Pettersen, members of Colorado's "Fab Five" of female legislators making history.


May 30, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talked with Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes about his path to politics after college, the importance of an authentic connection with a wide variety of communities and individuals, and his work advocating for equity in environmental policy, education, criminal justice, and other policy...


May 16, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with San Jose, CA Mayor Sam Liccardo about his leadership in the heart of Silicon Valley and his work to embrace technology while also ensuring his community is on the forefront of adapting to the rise of new technology and disruption.


May 2, 2019

A live taping of An Honorable Profession at the 2019 Tom Tom Festival with host Ryan Coonerty, Mayor Lee Harris (Shelby County, TN), City Councilmember Andria McClellan (Norfolk, VA), and Mayor Robyn Tannehill (Oxford, MS)


Apr 18, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Laura Capps, who is a school board member in Santa Barbara, CA and also the co-founder of Working Hero Action, a nonprofit dedicated to ending poverty. They talk about Laura's decision to build a career in public service, why she left DC to return home and serve Santa Barbara, and her work...