Seven Types of Political Capacities CW 74- transcript


types of political capacities

John Tsarpalas: Well, today on Commonwealthy I want to talk about activism and I want to talk about some ideas that maybe you haven’t thought about that have been going on out there for quite a while by the left, by progressives. I want to talk about different ways you can change the political spectrum in America using different means, different capabilities, different capacities if you will.

Think about it. Laws change through courts. They change through winning elections. They change through lobbying. They change through the media and press. There’s lots of ways to change the political landscape. We are going to talk about that today because this is something I’ve worked on in my past quite a bit and helped to build some organizations to deal with some of this. Continue reading

Setting Yourself Up to Be A Candidate CW 38

Setting Yourself Up to be a Candidate

As we wrap up 2015 and look forward to a clean slate in 2016, are you thinking about making New Year’s resolutions? What if you could make seven easy resolutions that would help change your life for the better AND set yourself up to be a candidate in the future? Join me on the podcast today as we cover these easy changes you can make to help prepare yourself for a future political campaign for local office.  Start the year off setting yourself up to be a candidate. Continue reading

Political Activism Wisconsin Style with Matt Batzel CW 30- Transcript

Political ActivistJohn Tsarpalas: Calling all candidates, organizers, and activists! You know what, all three of you need to work together to be successful. This podcast and my guest today talk about why they have been successful in Wisconsin and some of the things going on in the background, as well as candidates running for lower office that are providing support for the entire movement that’s sweeping across Wisconsin and making a real difference. Continue reading