Sarah Jaffe


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.

It's really important for faith leaders to say no, this is a moral issue, it's a moral issue whenever you kill people because you deny them Medicare and Medicaid. more

Jul 20, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

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courtesy of Gary Zuckett

Donald Trump won West Virginia, but many of its residents are having buyer's remorse. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:26 AM Multimedia


Emily Marie Ahtunan

80 were arrested bringing their message to members of the Senate, soon to vote on a proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act and slash Medicaid funds more

Jul 13, 2017 2:51 PM Multimedia


Alan Goffinski

The Ku Klux Klan held a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. The people of Charlottesville were ready. more

Jul 13, 2017 2:05 PM Multimedia

There isn’t an asterisk on the Constitution that says “Except disabled Americans.” more

Jul 11, 2017 10:26 PM Multimedia


courtesy of Hoosier Action

After the election, Myerson wanted to build something in a place with little progressive infrastructure. He found himself in Bloomington, Indiana. more

Jul 5, 2017 2:22 PM Multimedia


Victoria Pickering

Twenty years after "Welfare Reform," organizers are backing a bill that would undo its worst harms. more

Jun 29, 2017 11:05 AM Multimedia


courtesy of Randy Bryce

Bryce talks about his decision to get into the race against Ryan, the resistance movement in Wisconsin, and why more working people ought to run for office. more

Jun 27, 2017 1:33 PM Multimedia


courtesy of Zoe Samudzi

To mark Juneteenth with action, organizers planned 40 actions in 40 cities reclaiming land for black people. more

Jun 21, 2017 4:43 PM Multimedia


Carson City WFP

"Asking for healthcare shouldn’t be that big of a deal when we create the wealth as employees, as workers." more

Jun 19, 2017 4:50 PM Multimedia

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courtesy of Indivisible

Indivisible's policy director weighs in on the do-or-die moment for Trumpcare. more

Jun 14, 2017 2:00 PM Multimedia

Naomi Klein

Kourosh Keshiri

“I think by naming him ‘shocking’ there is a way in which people absolve themselves. Shocking is like a bolt from the blue...A lot of the emotion is being misnamed. It is not shock. It is the horror of recognition.’’ more

Jun 12, 2017 10:56 AM Multimedia

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courtesy of Becky Bond

Across the country, volunteers have been canvassing their neighbors to find out what they think about politics. more

Jun 8, 2017 9:51 AM Multimedia

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courtesy of Bishop Dwayne Royster

Sarah Jaffe speaks with Bishop Dwayne Royster about the "Millions of Jobs" coalition and their efforts pushing for a jobs and infrastructure bill more

Jun 5, 2017 4:04 PM Multimedia

Sarah Jaffee speaks with Cecilia Aldarondo about her new film about the Momentive strike in upstate New York. more

May 30, 2017 2:03 PM Multimedia

Nijmie Dzurinko, from Put People First PA, talks about organizing vs mobilizing, healthcare as a human right, the false dichotomy of race and class, and what a unified working class movement looks like. more

May 30, 2017 12:00 PM Multimedia

Ellen Bravo co-directs Family Values@Work, a network of coalitions in twenty-four states winning paid sick days and paid family medical leave insurance. more

May 25, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

Elijah Armstrong talks about the importance of education policy and protest. more

May 18, 2017 12:41 PM Multimedia

Jennifer Flynn ratchets up the heat on Trumpcare. more

May 18, 2017 12:34 PM Multimedia

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Physicians for a National Health Program

Doctors from the National Health Program and National Physicians Alliance merged with the health care demonstrators and the Occupy Wall Street protest to form a group under the banner of "Healthcare for the 99%" to protest corporate greed. more

May 9, 2017 4:28 PM Multimedia

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