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David Pepper

Lawyer, writer, democracy champion, and Resolute Square Contributor
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About David Pepper

David Pepper is a pro-democracy leader, lawyer, writer, political activist, former elected official, and adjunct professor, and served as the Chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party between 2015 and 2021. 

His recent book Laboratories of Autocracy is a chilling expose of how corrupt state legislatures threaten democracy. David writes about this and more in his fantastic Substack newsletter, Pepperspectives.

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Florida: Report From The Front Line
David Pepper discusses the attack on democracy in Florida and shares stories of individuals fighting back against suppression and censorship efforts.
September 28, 2023
The Democracy Winning Streak Continues, But...
We Have Important Work to Do, Right Now, in Pennsylvania
September 21, 2023
Don’t Get Distracted. Fight FOR Democracy In States…And Keep Winning
David Pepper reminds us that focusing on the threats to democracy on a local and state level now is how we'll defend democracy moving forward.
September 12, 2023
An American Life...That Must Not Be Erased
Delve into the impact of politics and democracy on the individual's life and witness the erosion of rights that threatens to erase an entire generation from history. An insightful examination of the past and its resonance with the present.
August 28, 2023
Strategy Session: August 8, 2023
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Strategy Session

The guys were joined by special guest David Pepper for a fantastic election night show to talk about the OH GOP's abomination - Article 1 - that would strip majority rule from the people of Ohio. David's showing how you get it done on the state level - prepare to be inspired!
August 8, 2023
It's Bigger Than Trump: A Case Study
"This current attack on democracy is part of a clear historic pattern of a fierce backlash (whitelash) whenever a diverse majority begins to get its way in American politics," writes David Pepper.
July 19, 2023
Are We “A Republic, NOT A Democracy”?
The False Dichotomy Being Weaponized to Undermine Democracy
July 17, 2023
The Tragic Case They Tried To Erase
David Pepper reminds us this week of the devastating results of the Dobbs decision. Manipulation of memory and reality continues to be used effectively by the GOP.
July 7, 2023
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Necessary Roughness
Calling Out a Lawless, Anti-Democratic Theory
June 29, 2023
The Rule Of Law(lessness)
Just how lawless is the GOP attack on the Ohio Constitution? "Brace yourself," says David Pepper
June 1, 2023
The Enemies List with Rick Wilson
Lack Of Accountability Is Killing Democracy
The Enemies List

Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

Rick speaks with author David Pepper. In his new book, Saving Democracy, Pepper outlines what Americans can do to help save democracy. Rick and David discuss how the Republicans are systematically dismantling democracy. They also talk about what we, the American people, can do to combat the takeover. And some shady fundraising tactics land this week's entry on The Enemies List.
May 29, 2023
Saving Democracy: A User’s Manual For Every American
Memo to Corporate America: What happened to Disney is the future. Your future. So don’t be next.
May 25, 2023