60 pippa.io <![CDATA[District 34 Podcast]]> https://feed.pippa.io/public/shows/district34 en Copyright District 34 Podcast District 34 Podcast yes District 34 Podcast info+5a7b2653d37d804579da7ad4@mg.pippa.io episodic https://assets.pippa.io/shows/5a7b2653d37d804579da7ad4/1519420957122-dca80279d845aeef6f251af25c4f2ba7.jpeg https://feed.pippa.io/public/shows/district34 <![CDATA[District 34 Podcast]]> https://feed.pippa.io/public/shows/district34 <![CDATA[National Nurses United Policy Platform with their Policy Director Ken Zinn]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:45:28 GMT 1:24:20 5b70a487fcabf3107d9e9e75 no full National Nurses United, with more than 150,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history. NNU was founded in 2009 unifying three of the most active, progressive organizations in the U.S.—and the major voices of unionized nurses—in the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, United American Nurses, and Massachusetts Nurses Association. Combining the unparalleled record of accomplishments for nurses and patients embodied in the proud history of those nurses associations, which for some span more than 100 years, the establishment of NNU brought to life the dream of a powerful, national movement of direct care RNs.


I sit down with their Public Policy Director, Kenneth Zinn, to discuss Medicare for All and the rest of their policy platform.


You can read more on their policy positions and sign up to volunteer here: https://www.nationalnursesunited.org/

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National Nurses United, with more than 150,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history. NNU was founded in 2009 unifying three of the most active, progressive organizations in the U.S.—and the major voices of unionized nurses—in the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, United American Nurses, and Massachusetts Nurses Association. Combining the unparalleled record of accomplishments for nurses and patients embodied in the proud history of those nurses associations, which for some span more than 100 years, the establishment of NNU brought to life the dream of a powerful, national movement of direct care RNs.


I sit down with their Public Policy Director, Kenneth Zinn, to discuss Medicare for All and the rest of their policy platform.


You can read more on their policy positions and sign up to volunteer here: https://www.nationalnursesunited.org/

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<![CDATA[Pop Culture and Politics with Leslie Lee of Struggle Session]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:31:44 GMT 1:41:03 5b6dbdef1fdceca10d0bc25d no full Leslie Lee III is a writer and the host of Struggle Session, a podcast that covers pop culture from a leftist perspective.

You can listen to his show at patreon.com/strugglesession


His recent piece on Truth Dig: In Reality, Every Night Is ‘Purge’ Night: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/in-reality-every-night-is-purge-night/

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Leslie Lee III is a writer and the host of Struggle Session, a podcast that covers pop culture from a leftist perspective.

You can listen to his show at patreon.com/strugglesession


His recent piece on Truth Dig: In Reality, Every Night Is ‘Purge’ Night: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/in-reality-every-night-is-purge-night/

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<![CDATA[A More Socialist Social Network with Michael Salamone]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:08:34 GMT 1:21:59 5b4ce1b08f4bcb8c15324cb9 no full Michael Salamone is the creator of progressive social media site Media Revolt. He was a touring/performing musician at one point, a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor. He is also an ordained minister trying to build a homestead and a church rooted in Christian Socialism.


You can keep up with Michael here: https://michaelsalamone.com/


You can join Media Revolt here: https://mediarevolt.org/

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Michael Salamone is the creator of progressive social media site Media Revolt. He was a touring/performing musician at one point, a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor. He is also an ordained minister trying to build a homestead and a church rooted in Christian Socialism.


You can keep up with Michael here: https://michaelsalamone.com/


You can join Media Revolt here: https://mediarevolt.org/

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<![CDATA[My Conversation with Sam Smith Author of "How the Koch Brothers Helped Dismantle the Democratic Party" ]]> Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:51:44 GMT 1:30:08 5b44e41f1d6c0a2d771d56ec no full Sam Smith is an 81 year old activist and journalist who has been fighting for progressive causes his entire life. He is the author of multiple books, including Why Bother?- which is on Working Assets recommended reading list. Sam covered the Mississippi Freedom Summer and DC riots during the height of civil rights unrest and has a degree in anthropology. He has had articles published in the Washington Post, Washington Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, San Jose Mercury News, Planning Magazine, Illustrated London News, Washington World, Regardie’s Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Harper’s, Washington Monthly, Washington Tribune, Washington City Paper, Nashville Scene, Washington History, Designer/Builder, Progressive Populist, North Coast Express, Yes!, Potomac Review, London Time Out, Counterpunch, Neiman Watchdog, Green Horizon Quarterly, London Telegraph, Southern Arizona News Examiner, workimg Waterfront and Utne Reader.


He was also selected in 2009 as a New Media Hero by the staff of the Alternet news service.


His recent work has been exposing the DLC for who they are- conservatives.


https://samsmitharchives.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/6467/

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Sam Smith is an 81 year old activist and journalist who has been fighting for progressive causes his entire life. He is the author of multiple books, including Why Bother?- which is on Working Assets recommended reading list. Sam covered the Mississippi Freedom Summer and DC riots during the height of civil rights unrest and has a degree in anthropology. He has had articles published in the Washington Post, Washington Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, San Jose Mercury News, Planning Magazine, Illustrated London News, Washington World, Regardie’s Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Harper’s, Washington Monthly, Washington Tribune, Washington City Paper, Nashville Scene, Washington History, Designer/Builder, Progressive Populist, North Coast Express, Yes!, Potomac Review, London Time Out, Counterpunch, Neiman Watchdog, Green Horizon Quarterly, London Telegraph, Southern Arizona News Examiner, workimg Waterfront and Utne Reader.


He was also selected in 2009 as a New Media Hero by the staff of the Alternet news service.


His recent work has been exposing the DLC for who they are- conservatives.


https://samsmitharchives.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/6467/

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<![CDATA[The Future of Activism with San Francisco Activist Adriel Hampton]]> Wed, 27 Jun 2018 18:34:42 GMT 1:19:53 5b33d614c9abd56c62dfedcc yes full Adriel Hampton runs a digital agency in San Francisco and The Really Online Lefty League. Previously, he co-founded and served as president of Pinpoint Predictive, a programmatic advertising targeting company based in San Francisco and was an early member of the Los Angeles software company NationBuilder. In 2009, Adriel became the first person to launch a Congressional candidacy via Twitter.


We discuss his work with Gayle McLaughlin, tech organizing, and corruption in California politics.

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Adriel Hampton runs a digital agency in San Francisco and The Really Online Lefty League. Previously, he co-founded and served as president of Pinpoint Predictive, a programmatic advertising targeting company based in San Francisco and was an early member of the Los Angeles software company NationBuilder. In 2009, Adriel became the first person to launch a Congressional candidacy via Twitter.


We discuss his work with Gayle McLaughlin, tech organizing, and corruption in California politics.

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<![CDATA[What is Socialism and Why Has it Been Weaponized with Guest John Graziano]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:27:30 GMT 1:16:04 5b2e830178143ba13f5903e1 yes full This week I discuss the various forms of Socialism and why this term is so weaponized in the United States. From Marxism to social democracies- we cover the spectrum.


Some recommended reading is below:


https://www.marxists.org/subject/science/essays/kropotkin.htm


https://mega.actifypress.com/unwealth-of-nations-adam-smith/


https://chomsky.info/

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This week I discuss the various forms of Socialism and why this term is so weaponized in the United States. From Marxism to social democracies- we cover the spectrum.


Some recommended reading is below:


https://www.marxists.org/subject/science/essays/kropotkin.htm


https://mega.actifypress.com/unwealth-of-nations-adam-smith/


https://chomsky.info/

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<![CDATA[Walker Bragman is Exposing the Bagmen]]> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 19:32:54 GMT 1:11:33 5b21715d5933d6e2213ccb63 yes full Walker Bragman is an independent journalist from New York. His work has appeared in Paste Magazine, The Intercept, Huffington Post, Salon, and The Hill.


In this episode we discuss his recent pieces in The Intercept:


https://theintercept.com/2018/06/06/ken-salazar-colorado-governor-race-fracking/


https://theintercept.com/2018/04/25/hillary-clinton-email-dnc-democratic-party/


As well as the state of progressive candidate wins and how we push forward.

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Walker Bragman is an independent journalist from New York. His work has appeared in Paste Magazine, The Intercept, Huffington Post, Salon, and The Hill.


In this episode we discuss his recent pieces in The Intercept:


https://theintercept.com/2018/06/06/ken-salazar-colorado-governor-race-fracking/


https://theintercept.com/2018/04/25/hillary-clinton-email-dnc-democratic-party/


As well as the state of progressive candidate wins and how we push forward.

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<![CDATA[Russia Gate Isnt About Russia. Plus the DLC and IDC with David Klion]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 21:48:22 GMT 1:20:47 5b1984d6d276ba4e4066b736 no full David Klion is a freelance writer (The Guardian, The Nation, Al Jazeera) in Brooklyn and a former editor for Al Jazeera America and World Politics Review. He has a master's degree in Soviet history from the University of Chicago and has lived and worked in Russia.


David has been writing about Russia long before the Russia Hysteria of 2017. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the the discussion and argues the problem is a problem of global oligarchy and American Players. We discuss this as well as the DLC, the IDC and Nato.


His recent articles:

https://www.thenation.com/article/how-progressives-should-think-about-russia/


https://www.buzzfeed.com/davidklion/russiagate-is-an-american-story?utm_term=.viK0ZwE2Gl#.cv3yLqnEDJ

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David Klion is a freelance writer (The Guardian, The Nation, Al Jazeera) in Brooklyn and a former editor for Al Jazeera America and World Politics Review. He has a master's degree in Soviet history from the University of Chicago and has lived and worked in Russia.


David has been writing about Russia long before the Russia Hysteria of 2017. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the the discussion and argues the problem is a problem of global oligarchy and American Players. We discuss this as well as the DLC, the IDC and Nato.


His recent articles:

https://www.thenation.com/article/how-progressives-should-think-about-russia/


https://www.buzzfeed.com/davidklion/russiagate-is-an-american-story?utm_term=.viK0ZwE2Gl#.cv3yLqnEDJ

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<![CDATA[Progressive Filmmaker Robert Lawton on Running for Congress in CD 4]]> Tue, 29 May 2018 18:10:20 GMT 1:17:51 5b0d978a1f85233603f8bdd3 yes full Robert lives on a 40-acre ranch near Yosemite, and despite the dry summers, foxtails & rattlesnakes, he loves it there. Endorsed by environmentalist actor Ed Begley Jr, we discuss things like the Kern Water Bank.


He is a filmmaker Sex and Sushi) and author (REJECTED!: True Tales of (nearly) Overlooked Greatness) running as a progressive in CD 4.


You can learn more about his campaign here: https://www.lawton4congress.com/

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Robert lives on a 40-acre ranch near Yosemite, and despite the dry summers, foxtails & rattlesnakes, he loves it there. Endorsed by environmentalist actor Ed Begley Jr, we discuss things like the Kern Water Bank.


He is a filmmaker Sex and Sushi) and author (REJECTED!: True Tales of (nearly) Overlooked Greatness) running as a progressive in CD 4.


You can learn more about his campaign here: https://www.lawton4congress.com/

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<![CDATA[David Peterson Fighting for Progressive Causes in the Rural and Red CD 1]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 17:10:14 GMT 1:25:45 5b0ae6736d1a8d82259e8eed no full David Peterson is a progressive running for the House of Representatives in the rural and red CD 1. He has a computer Science degree from California Maritime Academy, and an MBA in Business Administration/Management Information Systems from University of California, Davis,


Peterson built his career making Fortune 500 companies operate more efficiently & ousting the Crooks. He wants to do the same in Washington D.C. so is active in the fight to overturn Citizens United.


You can support his campaign here: https://www.crowdpac.com/campaigns/264181/return-sanity-to-washington-d-c

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David Peterson is a progressive running for the House of Representatives in the rural and red CD 1. He has a computer Science degree from California Maritime Academy, and an MBA in Business Administration/Management Information Systems from University of California, Davis,


Peterson built his career making Fortune 500 companies operate more efficiently & ousting the Crooks. He wants to do the same in Washington D.C. so is active in the fight to overturn Citizens United.


You can support his campaign here: https://www.crowdpac.com/campaigns/264181/return-sanity-to-washington-d-c

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<![CDATA[The Politicon is On with Guest John Graziano]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 23:05:58 GMT 1:12:42 5b074556ee4d4dbb6b769a9d yes full Join me for a relaxed conversation with tech guru John Graziano (Apple, Pixar, TYT Networks) as we discuss this weeks politico shenanigans, California politics and whether there is a special place in hell for Democrat women who endorse Corporate Democrat men over Progressive Women.


Links to articles discussed:

https://ourrevolution.com/results/

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/21/bernie-sanders-democrats-2018-599331


The IDC:

https://mega.actifypress.com/new-york-state-senate-idc-with-democrats-like-these-who-needs/

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Join me for a relaxed conversation with tech guru John Graziano (Apple, Pixar, TYT Networks) as we discuss this weeks politico shenanigans, California politics and whether there is a special place in hell for Democrat women who endorse Corporate Democrat men over Progressive Women.


Links to articles discussed:

https://ourrevolution.com/results/

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/21/bernie-sanders-democrats-2018-599331


The IDC:

https://mega.actifypress.com/new-york-state-senate-idc-with-democrats-like-these-who-needs/

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<![CDATA[What Does it Mean to be a Trans Rights Ally? ]]> Sat, 19 May 2018 16:23:16 GMT 1:58:24 5aff4e3421198f0813795f29 yes full What does it mean to be an ally to Trans Rights activists in 2018? That is the question I posed to my panel of activists. Join me on a journey that will be both uplifting and informative.


Kayleigh McKee is a voice over artist and activist in the Los Angeles area. You can follow her on Twitter here: @GhaspeyVO


Cameron Combs is a transgender writer, parent and activist living in Olympia Washington. He serves the community as a board vice president for Pizza Klatch, a group providing support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies in schools. A piece he wrote about searching for identity will be published in the upcoming anthology from Columbia University Press, Genderqueer: Stories From the Rest of Us, sometime in 2019.


Wee Heavy is on the Board of Directors with Speec, the Sex Positive Education and Event Center in Portland Oregon. Wee additionally makes educational posters available here: https://www.transrightsnow.org/attraction-is-broad

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What does it mean to be an ally to Trans Rights activists in 2018? That is the question I posed to my panel of activists. Join me on a journey that will be both uplifting and informative.


Kayleigh McKee is a voice over artist and activist in the Los Angeles area. You can follow her on Twitter here: @GhaspeyVO


Cameron Combs is a transgender writer, parent and activist living in Olympia Washington. He serves the community as a board vice president for Pizza Klatch, a group providing support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies in schools. A piece he wrote about searching for identity will be published in the upcoming anthology from Columbia University Press, Genderqueer: Stories From the Rest of Us, sometime in 2019.


Wee Heavy is on the Board of Directors with Speec, the Sex Positive Education and Event Center in Portland Oregon. Wee additionally makes educational posters available here: https://www.transrightsnow.org/attraction-is-broad

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<![CDATA[There Aint No Party Like a People's Party! My Conversation with Amy Vilela]]> Thu, 10 May 2018 00:42:31 GMT 1:30:09 5af36e7924cb57e164096cc4 no full Amy Vilela is much much more than a grieving mother, but because she is a grieving mother, she will never give up.


We don't have time to wait around for career politicians, their donors or special interests to do the right thing. We need bold action, now. We need representatives in Washington that understand the stakes of this fight and who will never stop advocating for the people. 


Endorsed by Our Revolution, Justice Democrats, National Nurses United, and Vets for Sanders.


You can donate to Amy and read more on her platform here: https://amy4thepeople.com/issues/

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Amy Vilela is much much more than a grieving mother, but because she is a grieving mother, she will never give up.


We don't have time to wait around for career politicians, their donors or special interests to do the right thing. We need bold action, now. We need representatives in Washington that understand the stakes of this fight and who will never stop advocating for the people. 


Endorsed by Our Revolution, Justice Democrats, National Nurses United, and Vets for Sanders.


You can donate to Amy and read more on her platform here: https://amy4thepeople.com/issues/

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<![CDATA[Race and Class in a Moral Economy with guest Michael Graham]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 22:59:02 GMT 1:32:30 5ae79fb50f406bec737830e6 yes full This is a candid conversation on the persistent problem of wealth inequality between blacks and whites. We discuss its roots, its myths and some possible solutions.


My guest, Michael Graham, is an author and the founder of Actify Press. He has written extensively on economic and race issues. You can read his work on Progressive army, and of course at Actify Press!


Follow Michael on Twitter @BLUpfront


Debunking Myths Surrounding the Racial Wealth Gap: https://socialequity.duke.edu/sites/socialequity.duke.edu/files/site-images/FINAL%20COMPLETE%20REPORT_.pdf


Actify Press: https://mega.actifypress.com/author/tdeberg/

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This is a candid conversation on the persistent problem of wealth inequality between blacks and whites. We discuss its roots, its myths and some possible solutions.


My guest, Michael Graham, is an author and the founder of Actify Press. He has written extensively on economic and race issues. You can read his work on Progressive army, and of course at Actify Press!


Follow Michael on Twitter @BLUpfront


Debunking Myths Surrounding the Racial Wealth Gap: https://socialequity.duke.edu/sites/socialequity.duke.edu/files/site-images/FINAL%20COMPLETE%20REPORT_.pdf


Actify Press: https://mega.actifypress.com/author/tdeberg/

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<![CDATA[Mal Hyman: Common Sense for the Common Good]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:48:50 GMT 1:44:18 5adf6e0167bbd246234ef185 no full Mal Hyman is running for Congress in South Carolina's 7th district. He is a professor of political science and sociology at Coker College. He is an alumnus of UCLA.


Working with the United Nations, Mal Hyman monitored the elections in Nicaragua in 1990 and in Mexico in 1994. He also visited Gaza during the second intifada. We discuss these historical trips in depth.


For 12 years, he has also taught government and economics at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math, helping students understand the importance of civic engagement and economic policy.


His book, “Covering High Treason: Media Coverage of the Assassination of President Kennedy.” will be available early 2018.


You can donate to Mal's campaign here: http://www.malhyman.com/

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Mal Hyman is running for Congress in South Carolina's 7th district. He is a professor of political science and sociology at Coker College. He is an alumnus of UCLA.


Working with the United Nations, Mal Hyman monitored the elections in Nicaragua in 1990 and in Mexico in 1994. He also visited Gaza during the second intifada. We discuss these historical trips in depth.


For 12 years, he has also taught government and economics at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math, helping students understand the importance of civic engagement and economic policy.


His book, “Covering High Treason: Media Coverage of the Assassination of President Kennedy.” will be available early 2018.


You can donate to Mal's campaign here: http://www.malhyman.com/

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<![CDATA[Tim Canova on fixing the Fed, International Trade and Democrat Party Reform]]> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:58:53 GMT 1:21:32 5ad51c9b6d0deb6d48a8716f no full Tim Canova is a law professor that works in the area of economics and international trade. He served on Senator Sanders economic reform committee in 2011. He is currently running as an Independent against Debbie Wassermann Schultz in Florida.


In the 1990s, while an associate attorney at a prominent law firm and then as a visiting professor at the University of Miami, Tim opposed efforts to weaken the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act firewalls that had separated commercial banking from the risky securities markets. He also cautioned about the rise of complex derivative financial instruments that were turning the United States into a “casino” economy. In the early 2000s, Tim warned about the growing bubble in housing prices and called for increased supervision of Wall Street banks and financial markets. He was one of the few law professors in the country who consistently opposed Alan Greenspan as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, including a 1996 op-ed in the New York Times opposing Greenspan’s reappointment.


You can donate to Tim's campaign here: https://timcanova.com/?lang=en

Or mail checks to

2028 Harrison St, Suite 203

Hollywood, FL 33020

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Tim Canova is a law professor that works in the area of economics and international trade. He served on Senator Sanders economic reform committee in 2011. He is currently running as an Independent against Debbie Wassermann Schultz in Florida.


In the 1990s, while an associate attorney at a prominent law firm and then as a visiting professor at the University of Miami, Tim opposed efforts to weaken the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act firewalls that had separated commercial banking from the risky securities markets. He also cautioned about the rise of complex derivative financial instruments that were turning the United States into a “casino” economy. In the early 2000s, Tim warned about the growing bubble in housing prices and called for increased supervision of Wall Street banks and financial markets. He was one of the few law professors in the country who consistently opposed Alan Greenspan as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, including a 1996 op-ed in the New York Times opposing Greenspan’s reappointment.


You can donate to Tim's campaign here: https://timcanova.com/?lang=en

Or mail checks to

2028 Harrison St, Suite 203

Hollywood, FL 33020

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<![CDATA[From Cradle to Grave- Gun Violence in America with Scott Charles]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:25:50 GMT 1:35:54 5ace9eb9505ad4c34f2b501a yes full Scott Charles is the Trauma Outreach Coordinator for Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia and is Director of TUH's Cradle to Grave Program, an award-winning hospital-based violence prevention initiative that illustrates the harsh realities of gun violence for public school students and adjudicated youth. He is also a member of St. Joseph's University's Institute for Violence Research and Prevention.

Scott has spent more than 20 years working with at-risk youth and has spoken nationally about the use of service-learning in urban school settings. A native of California, he served there as an at-risk youth specialist for the State Department of Education and assisted in the development of a statewide rites of passage program for young African American males.

His work with Philadelphia youth has been featured on NBC's The Today Show, ABC's World News Tonight, NPR's Morning Edition and in the feature-length documentary "Number One with a Bullet." Along with Dr. Goldberg’s, his work has also been featured locally in the Philadelphia Daily News, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Weekly newspapers.



You can read more about the Cradle to Grave program here: http://www.cradletograveprogram.com/

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Scott Charles is the Trauma Outreach Coordinator for Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia and is Director of TUH's Cradle to Grave Program, an award-winning hospital-based violence prevention initiative that illustrates the harsh realities of gun violence for public school students and adjudicated youth. He is also a member of St. Joseph's University's Institute for Violence Research and Prevention.

Scott has spent more than 20 years working with at-risk youth and has spoken nationally about the use of service-learning in urban school settings. A native of California, he served there as an at-risk youth specialist for the State Department of Education and assisted in the development of a statewide rites of passage program for young African American males.

His work with Philadelphia youth has been featured on NBC's The Today Show, ABC's World News Tonight, NPR's Morning Edition and in the feature-length documentary "Number One with a Bullet." Along with Dr. Goldberg’s, his work has also been featured locally in the Philadelphia Daily News, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Weekly newspapers.



You can read more about the Cradle to Grave program here: http://www.cradletograveprogram.com/

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<![CDATA[There is a New Sheriff in Town and he is a Berniecrat- Meet Alex Villanueva]]> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 17:35:36 GMT 1:17:25 5abfc6e676380bf04c806d6f no full Alex Villanueva is a long time reformer and activist. He also happens to be a long time deputy who is running for Los Angeles County Sheriff. Alex holds a Doctorate in Public Administration. His dissertation is on the impact of diversity on law enforcement leadership.   


Alex discusses police reform, fixing corruption, race bias in the department- and how we tackle these problems from inside the law enforcement agencies. Other topics include money bail reform, propositions 47 and 57.


You can read more about his campaign here: https://alexvillanueva.org/about.html

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Alex Villanueva is a long time reformer and activist. He also happens to be a long time deputy who is running for Los Angeles County Sheriff. Alex holds a Doctorate in Public Administration. His dissertation is on the impact of diversity on law enforcement leadership.   


Alex discusses police reform, fixing corruption, race bias in the department- and how we tackle these problems from inside the law enforcement agencies. Other topics include money bail reform, propositions 47 and 57.


You can read more about his campaign here: https://alexvillanueva.org/about.html

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<![CDATA[Meet Pat Harris- The Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Attorney Challenging Feinstein From the Left]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:00:32 GMT 1:07:29 5ab3ef3e627e02027cf86155 no full Pat Harris is a world class criminal defense attorney that has seen from the inside our need for justice system and police reform. Harris is known for representing Susan McDougal during the Whitewater Scandal, as well as Michael Jackson. His book Mistrial takes a deep dive into why the soft on crime narrative was so devastating.


We discuss Medicare For All, money bail reform, prosecuting murderous police officers, civil rights, Involuntary servitude, fair trade and getting money out of politics. Its a conversation you wont want to miss!


You can donate to Pat's campaign here: https://patharrisforsenate.com/

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Pat Harris is a world class criminal defense attorney that has seen from the inside our need for justice system and police reform. Harris is known for representing Susan McDougal during the Whitewater Scandal, as well as Michael Jackson. His book Mistrial takes a deep dive into why the soft on crime narrative was so devastating.


We discuss Medicare For All, money bail reform, prosecuting murderous police officers, civil rights, Involuntary servitude, fair trade and getting money out of politics. Its a conversation you wont want to miss!


You can donate to Pat's campaign here: https://patharrisforsenate.com/

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<![CDATA[Economist Marshall Auerback- The Butcher, The Baker, The Bankster and The New Cold War Warrior]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:42:44 GMT 1:20:35 5aac2c440c720fad5274995b no full Marshall Auerback is a Market practitioner/analyst and Research Associate at the Levy Institute for Economics. We discuss Bankster scandals, income inequality and the Democrats that walk in lock step with the GOP on these issues. His recent peice in Alternet exposes the Crapo bill that is endemic of the relationship.


We also take a deep dive into the LIBOR, Adam Smith, and the embedded moral decisions in positive economics. The conversation is both educational and accessible.

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Marshall Auerback is a Market practitioner/analyst and Research Associate at the Levy Institute for Economics. We discuss Bankster scandals, income inequality and the Democrats that walk in lock step with the GOP on these issues. His recent peice in Alternet exposes the Crapo bill that is endemic of the relationship.


We also take a deep dive into the LIBOR, Adam Smith, and the embedded moral decisions in positive economics. The conversation is both educational and accessible.

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<![CDATA[David Hildebrand, DSA candidate Running in California for U.S. Senator against Feinstein]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:56:37 GMT 1:29:07 5aa2d8e5a5ef944748b9f11c no full I sat down with David Hildebrand, who is running against incumbent Diane Feinstein, for a lengthy and informative discussion on much needed policy change. He shares his views on DNC corruption, the corporate oligarchy, police brutality and reform and foreign policy.


You can donate to his campaign here: https://www.davidforcalifornia.com/

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I sat down with David Hildebrand, who is running against incumbent Diane Feinstein, for a lengthy and informative discussion on much needed policy change. He shares his views on DNC corruption, the corporate oligarchy, police brutality and reform and foreign policy.


You can donate to his campaign here: https://www.davidforcalifornia.com/

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<![CDATA[California Brace Yourself for Gayle Force. Meet Our Revolution Candidate for Lt. Governor Gayle McLaughlin]]> Fri, 02 Mar 2018 22:30:53 GMT 1:02:05 5a99d09b78380da43c7dbbf3 no full Gayle is the progressive City of Richmond Mayor who successfully took on big oil. She is an advocate for Medicare for All, tuition free public university and more affordable housing.


We discuss the corporate loophole in Prop 13, how to fix UC funding and why we should create a state bank in California.


You can read more about Gayle and donate here: https://gayleforcalifornia.org/

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Gayle is the progressive City of Richmond Mayor who successfully took on big oil. She is an advocate for Medicare for All, tuition free public university and more affordable housing.


We discuss the corporate loophole in Prop 13, how to fix UC funding and why we should create a state bank in California.


You can read more about Gayle and donate here: https://gayleforcalifornia.org/

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<![CDATA[#CaDem2018 Wrap-up with ADem Delegate Dr. Ron Birnbaum]]> Tue, 27 Feb 2018 23:50:02 GMT 54:18 5a95eea9eed7003c16dbedf8 no full <![CDATA[Is Nancy Pelosi Feeling the Bern yet? Meet Attorney Stephen Jaffe ]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:03:42 GMT 1:09:59 5a8f5968be76c390504e2c1f no full Stephen Jaffe is an attorney, lifelong Democrat, dedicated BernieCrat- and he is primarying House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. He supports single-payer healthcare, private prison reform and mental health reform. He has a comprehensive plan to deal with income inequality and the unintended consequences of Prop 13.


You can donate to his campaign here: https://jaffe4congress.com/

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Stephen Jaffe is an attorney, lifelong Democrat, dedicated BernieCrat- and he is primarying House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. He supports single-payer healthcare, private prison reform and mental health reform. He has a comprehensive plan to deal with income inequality and the unintended consequences of Prop 13.


You can donate to his campaign here: https://jaffe4congress.com/

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<![CDATA[Meet Elijah Manley- Black Lives Matter and Youths Rights Advocate running for Broward County School Board]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:40:52 GMT 1:06:08 5a8c87d485c970c829d8eb69 no full Elijah Manley is 19 years old and has already run for president. He became an activist while in 9th grade and its currently running for the Broward County School Board. Suffice it to say, he is ahead of the class curve!


We discuss the current politics of Broward County, civil rights and what he envisions for the future. He is a Black Lives Matter activist as well as a board member for Youths Rights. He is also a National Committee member for the Green Party. His passion and knowledge will impress you.


You can donate to his campaign here: https://www.manleyforbroward.com/

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Elijah Manley is 19 years old and has already run for president. He became an activist while in 9th grade and its currently running for the Broward County School Board. Suffice it to say, he is ahead of the class curve!


We discuss the current politics of Broward County, civil rights and what he envisions for the future. He is a Black Lives Matter activist as well as a board member for Youths Rights. He is also a National Committee member for the Green Party. His passion and knowledge will impress you.


You can donate to his campaign here: https://www.manleyforbroward.com/

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<![CDATA[Geoff Campbell and Matt Detch discuss Scott Dworkin]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:58:49 GMT 1:00:30 5a81f1f7a65f389321368751 no full 8 Geoff Campbell, writing for The Progressive Army, recently broke a financial scandal on The Democratic Coalition and founder Scott Dworkin. Geoff takes us through his piece and why it matters.


It can be read here: http://progressivearmy.com/2018/01/11/exclusive-resistance-lawsuit-how-scott-dworkins-super-pac-spent-donations/


And here: http://progressivearmy.com/2018/01/04/exclusive-resistance-grift-scott-dworkin-turned-resistance-personal-payday/


Matt Detch, a recent congressional candidate in West Virginia's 3rd district talks about his poor experience with Dworkin's consulting firm Bulldog Financial and the larger problem of money in politics.


Geoffs piece: http://progressivearmy.com/2018/01/26/stories-democratic-candidates-scott-dworkins-bulldog-finance-group-failed-campaigns/

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Geoff Campbell, writing for The Progressive Army, recently broke a financial scandal on The Democratic Coalition and founder Scott Dworkin. Geoff takes us through his piece and why it matters.


It can be read here: http://progressivearmy.com/2018/01/11/exclusive-resistance-lawsuit-how-scott-dworkins-super-pac-spent-donations/


And here: http://progressivearmy.com/2018/01/04/exclusive-resistance-grift-scott-dworkin-turned-resistance-personal-payday/


Matt Detch, a recent congressional candidate in West Virginia's 3rd district talks about his poor experience with Dworkin's consulting firm Bulldog Financial and the larger problem of money in politics.


Geoffs piece: http://progressivearmy.com/2018/01/26/stories-democratic-candidates-scott-dworkins-bulldog-finance-group-failed-campaigns/

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<![CDATA[Lee Camp from Redacted Tonight on HUAC Twitter Trials, RT America and Chomsky]]> Sat, 03 Feb 2018 20:23:25 GMT 41:58 no full <![CDATA[Jeff Clements of American Promise discusses Citizens United]]> Sat, 03 Feb 2018 15:13:10 GMT 39:05 no full <![CDATA[Luke O’Brien on Alt Right Extremism and Propaganda]]> Wed, 24 Jan 2018 21:31:30 GMT 1:30:56 no full <![CDATA[Paula Swearengin and Matt Kerner on standing up for Progressive Values in West Virginia.]]> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 12:10:05 GMT 1:08:22 no full <![CDATA[Producer, Activist and Dem Delegate Jeanine Rohn California politics, election reform & reclaiming the party]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:23:00 GMT 1:10:30 no full <![CDATA[Dr. Jim Zogby on Trump's Jerusalem Declaration & the DNC Unity Reform Commission]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:14:03 GMT 1:06:59 no full <![CDATA[#MedicareForAll with Dr. Ron Birnbaum]]> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:10:04 GMT 52:44 no full