The Resistbot non-profit platform shrinks the distance between voters and lawmakers. And The Resistbot Podcast defines how, why, and who the progressive service helps.
Scot Mactaggart hosts the first season. Melanie Dione hosts season two. She is a writer and event organizer in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was integral to the Improve SSI in Recovery Bill petition. Panelists and guests join the respective hosts in important conversations. The Resistbot Podcast's grassroots team discusses recent political events, social challenges, and more. Each episode centers around human rights.
Guests on The Resistbot Podcast are often community organizers. They add their personal stories to the petitions on the table. Those stories and others like them galvanize action. In one episode, Christine Lu shares her immigration experience. She adds details about the powers of an overbearing government. In the episode "Calls to Action," Susan Sutz explains reproductive rights and Roe v. Wade. She is a policy researcher, activist, petition writer, and Resistbot content writer. The episode also gives tips for listeners to take their own actions.
The Resistbot Podcast talks are casual and created to educate the audience. All episodes provide links to supporting materials for subjects discussed on air. Each perspective is unique and humanizes media talking points.
Contributors heard on The Resistbot Podcast want to inspire change. Listeners looking for some understanding and motivation will enjoy this podcast. Listeners can learn how to be allies to people in need.