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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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Apr 29, 2021

NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Montgomery County, MD Councilmember Will Jawando, a national leader on police reform, about building transparency and accountability for law enforcement, the impact of the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, and how to ensure we rebuild equitably post-COVID.

Apr 22, 2021

In a special Earth Day episode, NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Norfolk, VA Councilmember Andria McClellan about her work to address flooding and build resiliency against the impacts of climate change in her hometown.

Apr 15, 2021

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Kansas City, MO Mayor Quinton Lucas about his journey from childhood homelessness and poverty to heading a major American city, his work to invest in his city's at-risk youth, and address financial instability with affordable housing and free public transit.

Apr 8, 2021

NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Natalia Macker, Chair of the Teton County, WY Commissioner, about her vision for achieving a more equitable society as Wyoming builds back better from the pandemic, and her work to support women through policy and encourage them to lead for progress.

Apr 1, 2021

Host Ryan Coonerty talks to Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley about the challenges she's steered her city through, including the tragic mass shooting in 2019 that claimed 9 lives, and her work to use government as an instrument for good.