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Sarah Jaffe

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Sarah Jaffe is an independent journalist covering labor, economic justice, social movements, politics, gender, and pop culture. She is a Nation Institute fellow, author of Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, and runs the podcast series Interviews for Resistance.  Find her on Twitter at @sarahljaffe.

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Sarah Jaffe

Friday, March 10, was the Native Nations Rising march and gathering in Washington, DC, a coming together of water protectors and indigenous leaders and organizers from around the country. One organizer describes the event and what’s next. more

Mar 22, 2017 11:18 AM Multimedia

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Sarah Jaffe

Megha Anwer, faculty at Purdue’s Honors College, and Melissa Gruver, of the Younger Women’s Task Force of Greater Lafayette, discuss their work for women’s rights in Indiana. more

Mar 15, 2017 1:15 PM Multimedia

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Simply defending the ACA won't be enough without understanding the human need and the ways in which the system has already left many out. more

Mar 10, 2017 10:35 AM Multimedia

Stephen Lerner discusses how to map power and figure out who is backing bad policies, bad politicians, and offers some ideas for how to take on the big money power. more

Mar 9, 2017 9:15 AM Multimedia

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The use of the “good immigrant vs. bad immigrant” narrative has led us to this point; we need to do better. more

Mar 3, 2017 10:29 AM , Multimedia

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An organizer of the international women’s strike set for March 8, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talks about a feminist politics that focuses on women’s labor, and how to wake up the world to the power of women’s work—by doing nothing. more

Mar 1, 2017 9:16 AM Multimedia 1 Comments

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Nathaniel Brooks

An interview with Michael Kirk, a dedicated fighter for economic justice, income equality, and racial justice issues. more

Feb 27, 2017 8:24 AM Multimedia

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Sarah Jaffe talks with immigration rights activists German Sanchez, Christine Neumann-Ortiz and Wilson Hernandez. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:47 PM Multimedia

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Rick Reinhardt

The taxi drivers' strike caught the imagination of the public, but taxi workers have more to teach us than just this one action. more

Feb 16, 2017 9:22 AM Multimedia

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Community activist David Goodner discusses the history and future of organizing in Iowa. more

Feb 9, 2017 12:00 AM Multimedia

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Sarah Jaffe

Moving the battle to the other reservations all across the country. more

Feb 7, 2017 2:29 PM Multimedia

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Fred Nye

The workplace is a vital political battlefield. The current climate presents a historic opportunity for labor and people with working class politics to lead. more

Feb 2, 2017 9:55 AM Multimedia

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Mitchell Haindfield

What teachers can do in the schools, unions, and in the streets to stand up against racism and privatization of schools. more

Feb 2, 2017 9:17 AM Multimedia

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Luciano Balbuena and Veronica Mendez Moore of the CTUL emphasize the importance for all workers to resist. more

Feb 2, 2017 8:55 AM Multimedia

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Daniel Altschuler

Journalist Sarah Jaffe interviews Daniel Altschuler, one of hundreds at JFK on Saturday rallying to denounce the anti-immigration executive orders just signed by Donald Trump. more

Jan 29, 2017 7:12 PM Multimedia

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Biola Jeje, organizer of and participant in the inauguration blockades, talks about how people are moved to do direct action to resist Trump. more

Jan 29, 2017 7:10 PM Multimedia

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Elvert Barnes

In addition to the massive Women’s March on Washington planned for Saturday, January 21, organizers from around the country with leadership from D.C. residents are planning a “festival of resistance” on Inauguration Day itself. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM Multimedia

Erin Mohoney speaks about on and the upcoming women's strike during inauguration weekend and the fight for gender equality under Trump. more

Jan 16, 2017 5:53 PM Multimedia

In this podcast Sarah Jaffe talks with Mariame Kaba on resisting the repeal of Obamacare. more

Jan 16, 2017 4:53 PM Multimedia

Sarah Jaffe talks about Cooperation Jackson, Ungovernable2017 and other efforts to challenge the idea of the disposable worker. more

Jan 16, 2017 2:01 PM Multimedia

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