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.


Matt McLoughlin

Monica Trinidad of For the People Artists Collective and People's Response Team explains the fight over Chicago city council's vote to fund a new police academy. more

Nov 21, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

Sarah Jaffe and socialist leader, David Duhalde, discuss election night wins for socialist and left wing candidates, and what that means for the 2018 midterms. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

The Southern Movement Assembly is on its seventh year of bringing together movement organizers from across the U.S. South to strengthen relationships, build a deeper political analysis, and connect different struggles. more

Nov 14, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia



Jennifer Hill talks about the inequity of relief distribution in post-hurricane Florida, and the work the Miami Workers Center is doing to rebuild and strengthen the community against systemic problems. more

Nov 9, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

Philadelphia's public schools have been a political football for years, under the control of the state and underfunded. But after years of hard work, the school district is back in the hands of the community and its future is promising. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

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Teamsters Union

The Teamsters sent workers down to the island for weeks of volunteer work. Maldonado was one of them. more

Nov 2, 2017 11:11 AM Multimedia

“All of the specifics that everyone loves to go on about—the numbers on this and that—that is my real life.” more

Oct 24, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia


Alexandra Tempus

As conservative elected officials push a policy to suspend or expel students for protesting speakers on campus, students and community members push back. more

Oct 20, 2017 11:53 AM Multimedia


Fibonacci Blue

With allegations of sexual assault and harassment piling up against Weinstein, activists are working to empower survivors and bring sexual violence to a halt. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:25 PM Multimedia

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Alberto Morales

Delrawn Small was killed by the NYPD in the summer of 2016, and his brother and sister, Victoria Davis and Victor Dempsey, are part of a coalition fighting for police reform in New York. more

Oct 13, 2017 11:13 AM Multimedia

"Essentially, they are glorified debt collectors. That is what the hedge fund managers are acting as." more

Oct 10, 2017 10:10 AM Multimedia

After the Las Vegas mass shooting, calls to do something once again fill the airwaves and the press. But what can be done? more

Oct 10, 2017 9:32 AM Multimedia


Make the Road New York

Trump's deadline for DACA renewals has passed, so we check in on the fight for the DREAM Act and all immigrants' rights more

Oct 10, 2017 9:31 AM Multimedia


Trump's tax plan is a huge giveaway to the owners of capital. Economist Marshall Steinbaum explains how to fight it. more

Oct 4, 2017 11:47 AM Multimedia


Eric Pancer

Labor organizer Javier Morillo and others have been fighting Puerto Rico’s unsustainable, predatory debt crisis. He joins us to connect the dots between man-made and natural disasters on the island. more

Sep 28, 2017 9:41 AM Multimedia


National Nurses United

"We don’t have to wait for a disaster, because healthcare is a disaster." more

Sep 26, 2017 3:58 PM Multimedia

Organizing in Washington, D.C. means a front-row seat to all the action, whether it be sit-ins against Trumpcare or marching with Juggalos. more

Sep 20, 2017 2:59 PM Multimedia

Eber Garcia Vasquez had been and NYC Teamster for 26 years when he was deported in September. His union fought to keep him here, but when their campaign was unsuccessful, Teamsters Joint Council 16 moved to ensure that this happens to no one else. more

Sep 19, 2017 3:33 PM Multimedia


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Amy Zachmeyer of Houston Democratic Socialists of America on rebuilding, mutual aid, climate change and more. more

Sep 15, 2017 11:02 AM Multimedia

A lot of attention has been paid recently to “antifa,” but where does it actually come from? Historian Mark Bray talks about past tactics and motivations for anti-fascists as well as today’s resistance to white supremacy. more

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