From Politicon Stage to Podcast

There will be some brilliance, some bull s***, some name calling, and even some bonding as Politicon’s “How The Heck Are We Gonna Get Along!” brings in all sides to find out if our country still has a fighting chance at making it to 2021…and if we’re lucky, even finding some common ground in the process.

Join Moderator Clay Aiken each week as he interrogates some of the sharpest, funniest, and most innovative minds in politics, media, and comedy to see if they have what it takes to lead us!



Joshua Prager

September 18, 2021   ·  

Clay is joined by Joshua Prager,  journalist and the author of “The Family Roe”, to hear the story of Norma McCorvey (aka Jane Roe) and examine what led her to take her case to the Supreme Court and into our history.

Steven Olikara

September 10, 2021   ·  

Clay is joined by founder of the Millennial Action Project and candidate for Wisconsin’s opening Senate seat, Steven Olikara, to talk about running for national office, the issues we face, and how to create a better future.


Joshua Spivak

September 2, 2021   ·  48:11

Clay is joined by the author and founder of the Recall Elections Blog, Joshua Spivak for a look at the history of recall elections, and to break down what’s happening right now in California and how its election might play out.

Dr. Lina Abirafeh

August 27, 2021   ·  37:30

Clay is joined by the Executive Director of the Arab Institute for Women at the Lebanese American University, Dr. Lina AbiRafeh for insight into women’s fate in Afghanistan, the gains they’d made there, and what they face now.

Professor Jen Murtazashvili

August 19, 2021   ·  

Clay is joined by Director of the Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh, Professor Jen Murtazashvili to explore the history of Afghanistan and what’s next for the country under the Taliban.

Mary Trump

August 13, 2021   ·  

Clay is joined by Dr. Mary Trump, niece of the former President for an inside look at the man underneath the headlines and how to heal our nation’s many traumas.

Prof. Elwood Watson

August 6, 2021   ·  56:57

Clay welcomes Professor Elwood Watson to discuss the fault lines dividing our country and how we can overcome our recent divisions to build on generational gains in civil rights, diversity, and inclusion.

Victor Shi

July 30, 2021   ·  1:02:33

Clay is joined by President Biden’s youngest delegate in 2020, co-host of iGen Politics, Victor Shi to discuss the politics of Gen Z and how they can move our country forward.


Audrey Cavenecia

July 16, 2021   ·  54:54

Clay welcomes Audrey Cavenecia, co-host of the Amplify Voices podcast with Pete Carroll, to talk positivity, putting people above politics, and coming together as a country. 

Charles Moran

July 3, 2021   ·  1:19:18

Clay welcomes Charles Moran of the Log Cabin Republicans to talk pride and politics in 2021.