Summary: Pocket-Sized Politics is a podcast where co-hosts and young voters Amelie and Paris summarize big issues in the news in 10 minutes or less, weekly. They also release interviews with legislators and activists leading change within their communities on Mondays.
Amelie and Paris summarize the first set of Democratic primary debates.
Amelie and Paris discuss the potential detriments of facial recogniton technology as well as what the Democratic frontunners have been doing on the campaign trail.
We interview Josie Urrea, a high school senior and the current Vice President of the Anne Arundel County School Board
We discuss news from overseas including Theresa May's resignation to instability in the Middle East. We also discuss the first major opioid trial currently occuring in Oaklahoma
We discuss her first term and policy with State Senator Sarah Elfreth, the youngest woman ever elected to the Maryland Senate.
We discuss 8 of the lesser-known Democrats running for President
We interview Rida Alvi, the newest Student Member of the Board and the first hijabi to hold the position.
We discuss what has happened on Capitol Hill in the last week: the Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve, and the lingering repercussions of Otto Warmbier's death. They then address larger issues the country is facing: the growing anti-vaxx movement and the need for fewer guns in schools.
We interview the founders of Our Minds Matter Movement for our second episode in our sub-series "Young People in Politics"
We discuss the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, President Trump’s 2020 Campaign, the Mueller Report, and Ilhan Omar’s recent controversy.
We discuss the recent resignation of the Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and how it relates to President Trump's border policies. We also share what the current Democratic candidates for President have been doing as well as the results of the FEC quarterly report.
Amelia Farrell is a student leader for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and recently organized and led the Annapolis Youth Climate Strike
We discuss our experience spending the day at the House of Representatives.
We discuss gun reform following the New Zealand mass shooting, President Trump's ongoing negative sentiments towards the late Senator John McCain, Elizabeth Warren's controversial CNN town hall and issues with a widening democratic primary.
Join us as we discuss all things election, Brexit, and voting.