Sam Chavez
💌 🗳️ A weekly newsletter to shape the political conversation for good! 📢 👩🏽‍🏫Get smarter, faster on the crucial issues and communications tips. 💻🛠️ Knurdology | digital voter outreach for progressive campaigns
Created 19 Feb 2021
  • Be More Like Liz Cheney
    16 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    🤓 Bite-Sized Knurd: The January 6th Committee has released damning evidence that the President, his staff, and members of Congress planned and executed a failed coup to take over the United States Go...
  • The Point is to Divide. We Can’t Let Them.
    02 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    🤓 Bite-Sized Knurd: Recent reports of disinformation targeting Latino voters and the Islamaphobic rhetoric from Lauren Boebert (& GOP silence) show the GOP’s tactics for the Midterm elections will be...
  • The Plan is Working...Why Doesn’t America Know It?
    18 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    In the past week, we’ve seen new statistics illuminate just how successful the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic has been. Unemployment: The unemployment rate is down to 4.6% after a 6.7% p...
  • Local Candidates Will Save the Democratic Party…If We Let Them
    11 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    It is no secret that Democrats have had a rough few weeks. The national press has been playing politics covering the Infrastructure & Build Back Better bills, Joe Biden’s approval rating is down, and ...
  • Feeling the Heaviness of the Year
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 4 0
    It's November. We have made it through ten whole months of 2021 and 19 months of a life-changing pandemic. I don’t know about you, but I’m exhausted. I’m exhausted by how the press covers politics. I’...
  • Playing with Politics: How Facebook & the Press Harm Everyone
    28 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    There’s a lot going on lately (when do we get a break?!). Too much news to really know what’s going on. This firehose of information is doing a disservice to the public. We are not able to keep up, le...
  • America is on Strike for Basic Dignity
    21 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    We’ve talked quite a bit about the rampant inequality in these modern times. Just this week, CNBC announced that 10% of the wealthiest Americans own 89% of all U.S. stocks. Just another example of how...
  • Putting the Good in Government
    14 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 1
    Do you remember your first experience at a national park? Were you a kid who loved the park rangers funny hats? Or was it more recently? Did you hike, bike, ski, run, swim? What did you see? Did anyth...
  • Enough is Enough. Tax the Rich.
    07 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    On Sunday, the Washington Post broke what should be a story that reverberates across our society & economic systems. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) obtained 11.9 mill...
  • We’re Not as Polarized as the Media Makes Us Out to Be
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    Journalism is going through two major crises at once. Trust in journalism is at an all-time low (in fact 56% of Americans think journalists are purposely trying to mislead people) News organizations a...
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