MeidasTouch host Ben Meiselas reports on how Donald Trump has been mercilessly mocked lately by President Biden and how it’s getting under Donald Trump’s skin and Meiselas then speaks with messaging expert Anat Shenker-Osorio about the new ad Doomscroll that she helped create.

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Communicating on Climate Change in Your Community

Ever wonder what goes into an effective climate communications plan? This week’s conversation with Jessica Murray and Anat Shenker-Osorio delves into that subject and the lessons in the episode are useful whether you’re a full time climate communicator or just looking to speak to others in your life.

Also in this podcast is the story of Indigenous communities in Ecuador who won against the oil and gas industry, despite the industry’s huge spending power and the fact that oil and gas companies were hiring hitmen to kill Indigenous leaders. It’s a reminder of the necessity of resistance and that things that may seem impossible can still be achieved.

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How Trump’s Rage At Hush Money Trial Is Already Backfiring On Him

This week, arguments begin in Donald Trump’s hush money trial in Manhattan, and he’s raging over the unfairness of it all. Amazingly, some are rushing to insist the trial won’t pose a serious problem for his presidential chances. But progressive political strategist Anat Shenker-Osorio disagrees: She writes in a new piece for Slate that due to some hidden public opinion dynamics, the case is already damaging him. So we chatted with Shenker-Osorio about why the trial and Trump’s impulsive conduct at it is so alienating to voters outside the MAGA bubble—and why this dynamic will only get worse.

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No to Biden, No to Trump: Insights from Swing-State Voters

Analyzing double-haters’ criticisms of both presidential candidates with campaign adviser Anat Shenker-Osorio.

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The progressive secret that could win Joe Biden the election (with Anat Shenker-Osorio)

Why is Joe Biden brining up COVID?

Progressive campaign strategist Anat Shenker-Osorio discusses the issues that animate progressive voters in the 2024 election. She explains that while economic issues are important, what actually mobilizes people to vote is a feeling of needing to protect their freedoms and being part of the anti-MAGA majority.

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Progressive Messaging with Anat Shenker-Osorio of ASO and Words to Win By

Anat Shenker-Osorio joins The Great Battlefield podcast to talk about her career in politics in the U.S. and abroad, her podcast Words to Win By and her role as CEO at ASO Communications where they help progressives with their messaging.

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Trump SCREWS HIMSELF with Pathetic Message

MeidasTouch host Ben Meiselas speaks with messaging expert Anat Shenker-Osorio about how to expose Donald Trump’s weak and incoherent messaging and compares it with President Biden’s recent appearance.

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Anat Shenker-Osorio – ChangeMakers Chat – Art of Communication

Today we talk with one of the world’s leading communication specialists for progressive change. Anat Shenker-Osorio has spent decades working with communities, movements and progressive political candidates across the world helping them to sharpen and improve how they communicate their ideas. Anat brings a deep understanding of change making principles in her work – and today she unpacks where her communications methodology came from and some of its key principles.

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How Democrats can win on the economy

The economy seems to be going great, but lots of voters still say they aren’t feeling it. So how should Democrats deal with this conundrum? On this week’s episode of “The Downballot,” communications consultant Anat Shenker-Osorio tells us that the first step is to reframe the debate, focusing not on “the economy”—an institution many feel is unjust—but rather on voters’ economic well-being. Shenker-Osorio advises Democrats to run on a populist message that emphasizes specifics, like delivering tangible kitchen-table economic benefits and protecting personal liberties, including the right to an abortion.

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Identify as a Voter: Anat Shenker-Osorio

2024 is yet another do-or-die election for American democracy, and thus the first and most important message to Americans is to vote. We need to marshal a sense of defiance to participate because if we don’t decide for ourselves, someone else will decide for us. This election is a contest between freedom and fascism. What’s at stake is whether the US is going to continue to be a place where citizens have the freedom to cast their votes and have them counted. 

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