From Politicon Stage to Podcast

There will be some brilliance, some bull s***, some name calling, and even some bonding as Politicon’s “How The Heck Are We Gonna Get Along!” brings in all sides to find out if our country still has a fighting chance at making it to 2021…and if we’re lucky, even finding some common ground in the process.

Join Moderator Clay Aiken each week as he interrogates some of the sharpest, funniest, and most innovative minds in politics, media, and comedy to see if they have what it takes to lead us!



Richard Lui

April 9, 2021   ·  1 hr 9 min

Clay welcomes journalist, businessman, and author Richard Lui to discuss the power of selflessness and how we can rediscover it in our modern age.  Is that what our politics is missing?

April Ryan

April 2, 2021   ·  1 hr 6 mins

Clay welcomes White House Correspondent April Ryan to the podcast to find out what it takes to cover the Presidency and dig into the many differences between the presidencies of #45 & #46.

Jonathan Cohn

March 26, 2021   ·  1 hr 14 min

Clay welcomes author and healthcare policy expert Jonathan Cohn to take us through the 10 year war to get from Obamacare towards universal coverage.  Why don’t we have it..especially in the middle of a pandemic?

Professor Nancy Bristow

March 19, 2021   ·  51 min

One year into the lockdown era, Clay welcomes University of Puget Sound History Department Chair Nancy Bristow, author of American Pandemic, to find out about the parallels between the responses to the Influenza of 1918 and today.

Heather McGhee

March 12, 2021   ·  1 hr 10 min

Clay is joined by author and Color of Change Board Chair Heather McGhee to find out more about her ideas for replacing our zero sum race relations with community and prosperity.  Are they the key to finally getting along?

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