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The Demandifesto For Access Now

The Demandifesto For Access Now

S2E8 · · 41:15

Megan Lynch from UC Access details the fight for accessibility on college campuses and how you can get involved using their Demandifesto.

Civil Rights: Global and Insuppressible

Civil Rights: Global and Insuppressible

S2E7 · · 36:22

Melanie Dione is joined by Christine Lu, who shares her perspective on the China and Taiwan conflicts, China’s rising aggression, protests, and U.S. railroad workers’ rights.

Poll Position

Poll Position

S2E6 · · 36:34

Ría Thompson-Washington joins us and discusses the importance of knowing your voter's rights during this year's midterm election. Go vote!

Looking to the Past for the Present

Looking to the Past for the Present

S2E5 · · 34:38

As early voting begins for this midterm election, we revisit a variety of key moments surrounding the issues on this year's ballot.

Vote For My Child, If Not For Yourself

Vote For My Child, If Not For Yourself

S2E4 · · 34:54

Activist Jess Craven shares what motivates her to keep fighting for the issues most important to her and how you can do the same.

Equity From the Farm to the Table

Equity From the Farm to the Table

S2E3 · · 25:08

Kaleb J. Hill of Oko Vue Produce Co. explains the history of Black agriculture workers in the United States, the steps he and his peers are taking to stop the dwindling numbers of Bl...

Texas A&M: New Golden Age, Old White Supremacy

Texas A&M: New Golden Age, Old White Supremacy

S2E2 · · 35:25

Ellis Howard and Jyothis James from Students for a Democratic Society discuss how Texas A&M's roots in white supremacy still linger on today and what they're doing to dismantle t...

#DayWithoutUs: I’m Telling Everybody

#DayWithoutUs: I’m Telling Everybody

S2E1 · · 44:43

Leslie Mac, Tiffany Flowers, and Vilissa Thompson from Day Without Us discuss what this movement is and how you can get involved.

Calls to Action

Calls to Action

S1E28 · · 58:43

Discussing the fallout from the leaked SCOTUS draft opinion on Roe v. Wade.

Authoritarianism in Democracy

Authoritarianism in Democracy

S1E27 · · 40:17

How democracy finds itself in the crosshairs of authoritarianism, with special coverage of Taiwan.

Reworking the Poor Tax

Reworking the Poor Tax

S1E26 · · 41:07

Discussing how policies to combat homelessness further marginalize unhoused people.

How to Help a Neighbor

How to Help a Neighbor

S1E25 · · 42:37

Revisiting the ongoing war in Ukraine, shining a light on the genocide in Tigray, and how to support your neighbors in need.

Follow the Money

Follow the Money

S1E24 · · 50:16

Discussing corporate DE&I budgets and if the people those funds are meant to help are benefitting.

Who Runs the Bot?

Who Runs the Bot?

S1E23 · · 57:00

Taking a look at the iconic femme voices who keep the bot resisting!

Erase Student Loan Debt

Erase Student Loan Debt

S1E22 · · 42:33

The weight of student loan debt and how it affects marginalized groups and young people in the United States.

Protect Trans People

Protect Trans People

S1E21 · · 54:33

Learn how to support your trans neighbors and their families.

Fight the Purge

Fight the Purge

S1E20 · · 42:36

In our 20th episode, we discuss purged voter rolls and which states are at the forefront.

Ukraine, SCOTUS, Anti-Trans Bills in Texas

Ukraine, SCOTUS, Anti-Trans Bills in Texas

S1E19 · · 52:57

Discussing the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the first black woman nominee to the Supreme Court, and the Anti-Trans bills in Texas.

Justice Beyond Punishment

Justice Beyond Punishment

S1E18 · · 52:39

Discussing prison abolition with this week’s returning guest Ría Thompson-Washington.

Understanding Defunding the Police

Understanding Defunding the Police

S1E17 · · 52:41

What defunding the police truly means, and what that could look like, with this week’s guest Ría Thompson-Washington.

Abortion Laws: Which Heartbeat Matters?

Abortion Laws: Which Heartbeat Matters?

S1E16 · · 41:26

States’ inconsistent arguments against a women’s reproductive rights and protecting lives are dissected.

Redistricting: Unblurring the Lines

Redistricting: Unblurring the Lines

S1E15 · · 49:02

Unraveling the complexities of redistricting and revealing what communities are marginalized in the process along with this week’s guests: Diversity Matters.

Common Sense and the Hallway Commute

Common Sense and the Hallway Commute

S1E14 · · 56:30

Teleworking is not only a strategy for lowering COVID exposure, it’s the business model of the future.

What Happens When Your Coup Fails

What Happens When Your Coup Fails

S1E13 · · 50:20

This week we cover the timeline, implications, and consequences of the January 6, 2021 insurrection.

Petitions and Protest

Petitions and Protest

S1E12 · · 50:38

Learn the history of petitions and protests in the United States and worldwide; and how you can organize to make a difference.

Sanctuary Cities

Sanctuary Cities

S1E11 · · 41:16

Sanctuary cities and migrant justice with Jennifer Amuzie of Sanctuary DMV.

Congregate Care Accountability Act

Congregate Care Accountability Act

S1E10 · · 47:38

Congregate care and the problems in the “Troubled Teen” industry with Dr. Athena Kolbe and Dr. Vanessa Hughes of Breaking Code Silence, a social movement organized by activists and s...

Indigeneity in America

Indigeneity in America

S1E9 · · 49:32

Get a clear picture of what American life looks like for our indigenous neighbors and the need for supportive allyship from Jaike SpottedWolf, a water protector and member of the Man...

Planned Parenthood and Reproductive Rights

Planned Parenthood and Reproductive Rights

S1E8 · · 42:09

An interview with Laura Goodhue, V.P. of Public Policy at Planned Parenthood of South, East, and North Florida, and a discussion of reproductive rights—under threat in the United Sta...

Voting Rights: What’s at Stake

Voting Rights: What’s at Stake

S1E7 · · 43:55

Voting rights, voter registration, voter ID, and voter suppression talk with Debra Cleaver of VoteAmerica; and what you can do to help turn out voters in future elections.