The Loudmouth Project

Posts by Amy Donaldson

A Different Road to Recovery

Eric Moon struggled with alcohol abuse for nearly two decades before his wife’s decision to divorce him was part of the wake up call he needed to make real changes his life. But even in recovery, he felt adrift and uncertain he could maintain those changes, until he saw a documentary on an ultra race…

Insights from an intern

In this episode of WashingTown, Congressman Ben McAdams talks to actor and activist Joshua Rush, who is an aspiring journalist currently serving as an intern in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rush starred in the Disney Channel show “Andi Mack,” and has worked in independent features like “Emelie” and “Break Point,”, as well as animation…

Making Peace with Passion

Wild Why is a podcast that explores the reasons people seek challenge, adventure and healing in outdoor adventures. Told in narrative story format, this podcast offers information and inspiration as athletes – from weekend warriors to professional competitors – share stories of personal transformations hard-won, sometimes unexpectedly, through outdoor challenges and races and events. In…

The 150-year wait: An immigrant’s quest

This is a conversation with Ashish Patel, who came to the U.S. on an H1B Visa, a visa that allows companies to hire highly skilled, specialized workers from around the world. He was granted status as an immigrant in 2011, but will wait decades for a green card without changes to the current immigration laws.…

WashingTown Live, Part 2 of 2

This episode is part two of a WashingTown live event. Jason Perry, director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics discusses the Mueller report, trying to accomplish legislative goals in the wake of the report and future hearings, the reasons he feels a constitutional amendment is necessary to balance the federal budget, and how he deals…