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Freedom in California Podcast

Freedom in California Episode 7: CSEA Lies, Government Transparency & Unions Push to Defund Police

Samuel Coleman, California Outreach Director, is joined by Matthew Hayward, Washington Outreach Director, and Ashley Varner, Vice President of Communications. Together, they discuss CSEA’s recent lies to their members, the importance of transparency in collective bargaining, and a recent union push to defund the police.


Freedom in California Episode 6.5: Lawsuit to Re-Open Schools & Pennsylvania Lockdown.

Ashley Varner, VP of Communications, and Mariah Gondeiro, Lead California Litigator, talk about a new lawsuit filed on behalf of the Freedom Foundation to re-open schools statewide in California. Later, they discuss the recent court case in Pennsylvania declaring most lockdown requirements unconstitutional.


Freedom in California Episode 6: AFSCME & Stoia V. SEIU 2015

Samuel Coleman, California’s Outreach Director, is joined my Mariah Gondeiro, lead California Litigator, and Ashley Varner, VP of communications, talk about recent activities at the Freedom Foundation and inside California. Join us while we discuss AFSCME 2620 overcharging their members by nearly 600 percent, a recently filed lawsuit against SEIU 2015, and a hot mic incident in Los Angeles County that has an unelected health officer in hot water.


Freedom in California Episode 5: Kamala’s Union Connection, CTA’s Double Standard & AFSCME’s Hateful Rhetoric

Freedom Foundation California’s Outreach Director Samuel Coleman is joined Mariah Gondeiro, lead California litigator, and Ashley Varner, Vice President of Communications. Join us as we discuss the Kamala Harris – SEIU connection, the California Teachers Association’s double


Freedom in California Episode 4. Shady Newsom, COVID Data & Freedom Foundation Under Fire

This week, Samuel Coleman discusses Governor Newson’s shady business dealings and unreported gifts worth millions, issues with California’s COVID-19 data, and an attack on the Freedom Foundation with California Litigator Mariah Gondeiro and Development Associate William Petry.


Freedom in California Episode 3: Masks & Water Parks – COVID-19 Summer

Sam Coleman and Mariah Gondeiro discuss mask lawsuits, water parks, and COVID-19 summer in California and Washington with Freedom Foundation litigator Shella Sadovnik.


Freedom in California Episode 2: Fighting to make government more transparent.

Freedom Foundation’s California litigator Mariah Gondeiro Watt and Outreach Director Sam Coleman discuss recent lawsuit’s filed by the Freedom Foundation against CalHR and San Bernardino County under the California Public Records Act.


Freedom in California Episode 1: Union Forgeries & Dues Fraud