Texas from the Ground Up is a weekly radio show on Texas politics from a progressive perspective, broadcast on KPFT 90.1 every Monday, 5-6 p.m. The program is hosted by Mike Siegel and Julie Oliver. Featuring the voices of leading political organizers and activists from across the state, the show focuses on a different issue each week. The show is produced by Ground Game Texas.
Mike Siegel is a civil rights lawyer, former public school teacher and union organizer, and two-time Democratic nominee for Congress in the Texas 10th. Julie Oliver is a health care professional, attorney, and two-time Democratic nominee for Congress in the Texas 25th. Together, Julie and Mike co-founded Ground Game Texas to invest in year-round organizing for progressive causes across the state. They are currently working in ten communities across Texas to promote local ballot measures on issues like $15/hr minimum wage, climate action, and marijuana reform. For more information, go to www.groundgametexas.org.