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Episode 9: Building, Sharing, and Shifting Power with Pam Campos-Palma


Roger is drinking wine from Colloca Estate in Fair Haven, NY.

Andrea's new column, "The Bridge."

NY bill would change the legal age to serve alcohol, affecting bars and wineries, from 18 to 21. It would also change microbrewery and winery rules for how much a sample size can be, and how many a customer can order.

Rest in peace, Senator John McCain.

Don't be Duncan Hunter.

How not to run against a woman veteran for public office.

Our Guest: Pam Campos-Palma

Pamela Campos-Palma is an impactful political strategist, movement leader, and speaker with an impressive record in governance, international policy, civics, and social change. Pam served in the US Air Force for over a decade as an operations intelligence analyst, specializing in geopolitical strategic analysis, mission planning, training, and counter-violent extremism and served in Germany, Kyrgyzstan, OIF and OEF. Pam has been recognized internationally for her transformative leadership and advocacy initiatives, served as a gubernatorial appointee in the state of Oregon, and actively addresses issues of global peace & security, equity, and civic engagement, from the grassroots to the treetops. In 2016 alone, Pam served as an international consultant for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Eastern and South Africa, as strategy team lead in Guatemala for a global social venture, and with a poverty-relief NGO in Honduras. She was named a "Top 40 Under 40 Latinos in Foreign Policy" by Huffington Post that same year.

Currently, Pam forms part of Beyond The Choir, a strategy and training group that partners with movement leaders and organizations, and serves as Executive Director of Common Defense, a national grassroots political action committee that mobilizes diverse veterans and military families in civic action, movement building, and a more equitable democracy. Pam has been featured on NBC, CNN, BBC, and NPR, among others and holds a Masters of Public Administration from NYU with a focus in International Policy and Management.

She is a member of Truman National Security Project's Defense Council.

Our theme music: "Hudson River Dreamboat" performed by the Special Pillow, written by Dan Cuddy (c) Superb Rain Songs (BMI), administered by Rough Trade Publishing. The tune is covered under a Creative Commons license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/

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