Jessica is the Director of Politics at Brigade, a startup that seeks to leverage technology to tackle the problem of declining citizen power and engagement in democracy. She oversees partnerships with high-profile advocacy and political organizations to run successful campaigns on the platform. Jessica was formerly the Director of Campaigns at Causes.com, the world's largest online campaigning site, prior to its acquisition by Brigade. Before joining Causes, Jessica was Campaigns Director at the Ad Council where she led multiple public service advertising campaigns. Jessica also serves on the advisory board for Lincoln Labs, a community of like-minded technologists who build and create technology to advance the cause of liberty. Finally, Jessica is on the Board of Directors for Teneo, an organization of exceptional young professionals committed to advancing conservative and libertarian values. Jessica resides in the Washington DC metro area with her husband Brock and their two children.
March 13th, 2018 | Season 1 | 54 mins 30 secs
brexit, conservatism, europe, trump
Jessica and Evan visit with Steve Hilton, a man of many talents and claims to fame. An early restaurateur in farm to table, a corporate social responsibility advocate, right hand to David Cameron, and now CEO and best selling author. Hilton's latest push is around a concept called 'positive populism'--which he explains at length on the show.
February 28th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 18 mins
Doug Deason is an unlikely advocate for criminal justice reform: he is a wealthy investor based in Dallas who supported Donald Trump. However, a childhood adventure and a powerful speech by Charles Koch helped shape Doug into one of the most outspoken and active advocates.
January 16th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 9 mins
Stacy Hock is an Austin-born, MIT-trained computer scientist, serial leader of technology companies, and now advocate for educational choice in her home state of Texas. After reading Milton Friedman, Hock became committed to free-market solutions to difficult public problems--and the U.S. education system is the perfect target. Despite her skill and persuasion, achieving reform has proven impossible, at least so far.
January 2nd, 2018 | Season 1 | 49 mins 49 secs
Mike Gallagher is the youngest member of the United States Congress. After nearly a decade of service in the military, Gallagher takes his 'deployment' mentality to Washington. Gallagher chats all things from how to disagree with Trump to tips on doing well in the Congressional office lottery.