Interviews for Resistance

Interviews for Resistance

Latest Episodes

Striking Against Privatization and Charter Schools in Puerto Rico, with Mercedes Martinez and Liza Fournier
April 11, 2018

Puerto Rico's teachers are fighting a bill that would turn all their schools into charters, by any means necessary.

Striking against austerity and the Right, with Jane McAlevey
March 28, 2018

West Virginia's teachers proved that supermajority strikes can even beat a trifecta-red government, if they bring their community along.

"The time for this issue has come." Keith Ellison on Medicare for All and more.
March 21, 2018

I spoke with Rep. Keith Ellisonabout the new push for Medicare for All, how to talk about racism and economic justice, and why it might be time to think about a maximum wage.

Cleaning house, winning power with Ady Barkan
March 14, 2018

When the Republican tax bill passed, there was little discussion of its effects on the healthcare system--until Ady Barkan ran into Jeff Flake on a plane.

Walking to stay home: fighting for DREAMers and beyond with Maria Duarte and Omar Cisneros
March 07, 2018

March 5th was the deadline set by the Trump administration for the end of DACA, but it came and went without Congress acting.

Resistance is not enough: an election-year pledge, with R.J. Eskow
February 28, 2018

To really reverse the Trump agenda, a group of activists have come together to write a platform for change.

Stopping the privatization of Puerto Rico, with Julio López Varona
February 21, 2018

The plans for privatizing Puerto Rico's infrastructure after Hurricane Maria could be a bellwether of what's to come for the rest of us.

Trump's infrastructure plan left the infrastructure out, with Hunter Blair
February 14, 2018

Donald Trump has been promising a big infrastructure plan since the campaign days. But what he's got is a whole bunch of nothing.

Striking in the #MeToo Moment, with Cinzia Arruzza and Tithi Bhattacharya
February 09, 2018

The International Women's Strike drew a lot of attention last year, but is coming this year in the midst of a full-on feminist moment.

Dreaming beyond the DREAM Act, with Kristian Hernandez
January 31, 2018

The Democrats gave in after just a few days of government shutdown, setting the stage for Trump to propose immigration "compromise" that will do real harm.