#VoteWithLove

As they say, haters gonna hate. But for this all important election we’re determined to remind the circle to encourage your tribes to #VoteWithLove. To help motivate all of us procrastinators out there, in this special extended episode we do you a solid and talk through the 17 CA state propositions in less than 30 minutes to help you with your voting homework! And in addition to the usual local headlines and events to check out around the Bay; musician and activist Madame Gandi chats with us about touring with M.I.A, free bleeding through the London Marathon to prove a point and performing in swing states to get audiences to dance their way to the voting booths. Plus, we try to get the nasty taste off our tongues from this year’s divisive election cycle by chatting with SF Supervisor Malia Cohen to restore some of our faith in elected officials and public servants.

Guest Profiles

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Kiran Gandhi is a Los Angeles-based musician, feminist activist and music industry thinker with an MBA from Harvard. She has toured professionally drumming for M.I.A and Thievery Corporation and currently produces electronic music under her own project called Madame Gandhi. She also advises music companies Spotify, Stem, Bonnaroo and D’addario. She is perhaps most well-known for running the London Marathon bleeding-freely to combat period stigma around the world, sparking a global viral conversation about how we treat menstruation in various cultures. Her goal is to combine her intellectual and musical talents in order to re-imagine a music industry that is healthier for women and girls around the world.  
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Supervisor Malia Cohen was elected in November 2010 and re-elected in November 2014 to represent the residents of San Francisco’s 10th District, including the Bayview Hunters Point, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, and Visitacion Valley neighborhoods.

Malia also serves as Chair of the Board of Supervisors Land Use and Transportation Committee and Vice Chair of the San Francisco Transportation Authority Committee. She is the President of the San Francisco Employee Retirement System (SFERS), a member of Board of Supervisors Rules Committee and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board.

Born and raised in San Francisco Cohen attended Lowell High School and earned a BA in Political Science from Fisk University and a MS in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
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Show Notes

Sponsor messages donated to Blue Frog by The Ambassadors Circle 

What’s the 411:

Top 5 Events:

 

Extras:

  • President Obama’s acceptance speech in Grant Park, Chicago
  • The Last Word by First Lady Michelle Obama
  • For the official CA state official voter information guide for propositions simply click here

 

Production: Sound Design by Courtney Grace, Production Assistance by Jen Huynh with Hosts Becca, Christianne Harder, Courtney Grace and and j-

360BayArea Intro Music by Courtney Grace with vocals by ElleT

Featured Music:
DD Sakora “2020” and “Wanna Be Us
Low Hanging Fruit “Bangers and Mash
SPACE COMMANDER ZERO “Groove of the Ancients”, “Prisoner of Orbit”, “My Only Dream” and “Above
Madame Ghandi “Her”, “The Future is Female”, “Gandhi Blues”, and “Yellow Sea
illfigure “Only If Your Heart (in it)

Featured Quick clips:
Mary J Blige “What’s the 411
Drake ft Future “Grammys
Redman “Time 4 sum Aktion
Nosaj Thing “Aquarium
Lupe Fiasco “Superstar
The xx “VCR (Four Tet Remix)
Amerie “Gotta Work
Poolside “Slow Down” and “Why You Wanna
Washed Out “Feel It All Around
The Foreign Exchange “Happiness” and “Sincere
Iggy Azalea “Heavy Crown
Jay-Z “Bonnie and Clyde
Rihanna “Work
Arianna Grande “The Way”, and “Love Me Harder

 

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