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Lucy Flores: The Political Revolution is About Putting People Over Party
One of Bernie Sanders' first endorsed candidates looks back on her congressional race and how the Democratic Party establishment coalesced against her campaign after she openly supported Sanders over Clinton for President
DATE: 2017-06-21 | LENGTH: 06:54

 
Thomas Frank on the Demise of the Democratic Party
Katie Halper interviews Thomas Frank, author of 'Listen Liberal', who says the Democratic Party has become the party of affluent professionals and has lost touch with workers and the poor
DATE: 2017-06-20 | LENGTH: 15:54

 
$15 Dollar Minimum Wage and Free College Education - What's Going On In San Francisco?
San Francisco city representative Jane Kim tells Paul Jay that she helped lead successful ballot initiatives that won a higher minimum wage, free college for all, and a much higher affordable housing component in new developments; much of this fight has been against corporate Democrats
DATE: 2017-06-20 | LENGTH: 14:09

 
Running for Congress as a Progressive in a Conservative State
Richard Dien Winfield, a progressive philosophy professor, talks to Paul Jay about his platform and about exploring a run for Congress in Georgia
DATE: 2017-06-19 | LENGTH: 09:43

 
From Welfare to US Congress, Rep. Gwen Moore's Fight for the 'RISE Out of Poverty Act'
Rep. Gwen Moore tells Paul Jay of her journey from poverty to Congress, and how Bill Clinton's welfare reforms and corporate Democrats refusal to deal with chronic poverty, has allowed the GOP to obstruct legislation that would bring millions out of deep poverty
DATE: 2017-06-19 | LENGTH: 10:55

 
The Fight Within the Democratic Party Over California Universal Health Insurance Plan
Michael Lighty of National Nurses United tells Paul Jay how the California Senate passed the "Healthy California" plan and the coming battle to make it into law
DATE: 2017-06-19 | LENGTH: 12:30

 
Chicago Activists Working to Take Over Local and National Politics
Anthony Clark, running for Congress in Illinois, Samantha Nichols of Reclaim Chicago, and Gino Betts, running for judge in Chicago, talk about their successes and challenges
DATE: 2017-06-18 | LENGTH: 16:54

 
Progressives Need to Run for Office Wherever They Can
Shauna McNally, who is running for Congress in Michigan in 2018, talks about the challenges of running against corporate Democrats, but insists it can be done
DATE: 2017-06-18 | LENGTH: 07:19

 
David Sirota Discusses the Role of Journalism In the Trump Resistance
Investigative Journalist David Sirota discusses the media's role in the time of Trump, and holding Democrats accountable while Republicans are in power
DATE: 2017-06-17 | LENGTH: 20:24

 
Progressive Primary Challenger: Senator Joe Manchin A Democrat in Name Only
Activist Paula Jean Swearengin says Manchin is Bought and Paid for, and invested in the demise of West Virginia
DATE: 2017-06-16 | LENGTH: 07:25

 
Democratic Party Leader Nancy Pelosi Faces Progressive Primary Challenge
Attorney and San Francisco activist Stephen Jaffe is looking to replace out of touch House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in congress
DATE: 2017-06-15 | LENGTH: 05:02

 
Corporate Democrats' Ties to Wal-Mart's Long Record of Fighting Workers' Rights: Part 2
Hillary Clinton failed to fight for workers while on Board of Wal-Mart, and continued resisting labor efforts into 2016 presidential campaign
DATE: 2017-06-15 | LENGTH: 06:47

 
Corporate Democrats' Ties to Wal-Mart's Long Record of Fighting Workers' Rights: Part 1
Part one of our conversation with former and current Wal-Mart Associates with the labor organization Our Wal-Mart who talk about current issues facing Wal-Mart employees and the failure of the Democratic Party to stand up for workers.
DATE: 2017-06-14 | LENGTH: 11:40

 
What can the Left Learn from Corbyn's Stunning Election Performance?
Former Sanders Campaign Digital Organizing Director Claire Sandberg speaks to the Real News after spending the past month working in the UK to defeat Theresa May. Correction: Sandberg was the former Digital Organizing Director for the Bernie Sanders campaign.
DATE: 2017-06-14 | LENGTH: 14:02

 
Democratic Party Neoliberalism Cannot Defeat Trumpism
Michael Lighty of National Nurses United and one of the main organizers of The People Summit tells Paul Jay that the Summit has helped to spur the candidacy of many progressives that are challenging corporate Democrats at every level
DATE: 2017-06-13 | LENGTH: 17:35

 
Rob Quist Reflects On Recent Montana Congressional Campaign
Quist discusses Republican Greg Gianforte's assault on Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs. and the lessons from his failed congressional bid
DATE: 2017-06-12 | LENGTH: 07:54

 
Congressman to Democrats: Stop Sounding Like John McCain on Foreign Policy
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) says U.S. foreign policy is making things worse in the world, that we must learn from our past strategic blunders, support the Iranian Nuclear deal and stop funding Saudi Arabia.
DATE: 2017-06-11 | LENGTH: 07:59

 
Chase Iron Eyes: The Fight Against the #DAPL Continues
Native resistance to resource extraction is not over, says Chase Iron Eyes of the Standing Rock Sioux
DATE: 2017-06-11 | LENGTH: 10:33

 
Is a National Progressive Broad Front Possible?
Charles Lenchner of People For Bernie and Paul Jay discuss the Peoples Summit and what comes next
DATE: 2017-06-11 | LENGTH: 15:29

 
Danny Glover on a New Radical Politics
Danny Glover tells Paul Jay that a new politics includes a fight in the Democratic Party but does not limit itself to that or have illusions about it
DATE: 2017-06-11 | LENGTH: 12:34

 
Why Did the Union Movement Split Over Supporting Bernie Sanders?
Larry Cohen, Board Chair of Our Revolution and former President of CWA, and Paul Jay discuss whether the big unions that endorsed Clinton have learned any lessons from the 2016 Trump victory
DATE: 2017-06-10 | LENGTH: 12:49

 
Progressive Resistance to Trump Must Also Challenge Corporate Democrats
At the 2017 People's Summit, activists Josh Fox, Erika Andiola, Linda Sarsour-and Jim Hightower tell The Real News the resistance must also challenge the oligarchy within the Democratic party
DATE: 2017-06-09 | LENGTH: 04:25

 
Sanders Activist Says Progressives Should Not Accept Clinton as the Nominee Without Protest
Annabel Park tells Paul Jay that there should be no more excuses made for the Democratic Party ignoring the demands of its supporters
DATE: 2016-07-03 | LENGTH: 10:35

 
Kendrick Sampson: The Movement is About Change from the People
The Vampire Diaries actor says he will continue to support the movement borne from the Bernie Sanders campaign
DATE: 2016-07-01 | LENGTH: 11:23

 
The Conflict is Between Wall Street and Main Street within the Democratic Party
Thanks to the Sanders movement, corporate interests in the Democratic Party are a little weaker now than a year ago, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
DATE: 2016-06-30 | LENGTH: 15:16

 
Nina Turner: The Oligarchy Must Be Challenged by Everyday People
At the People's Summit, former Ohio Senator Nina Turner tells Paul Jay that the Sanders campaign fought for policies that have mass support, but the Democratic Party will adopt them only if ordinary people hold its feet to the fire
DATE: 2016-06-26 | LENGTH: 03:59

 
Sanders Delegate: People Understand that the System Is Rigged in Favor of the Billionaire Class
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa tells Paul Jay that the corporate media won't take this message to the people, so we have to bring it directly to them
DATE: 2016-06-26 | LENGTH: 07:10

 
Sanders Delegate: Climate Change and the Israeli Occupation Must be Raised at the Convention
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa tells Paul Jay that a progressive victory in the White House must begin with wins at the local level
DATE: 2016-06-25 | LENGTH: 06:01

 
To End War in Syria, Adopt "First, Do No Harm" Diplomacy
Institute for Policy Studies fellow Phyllis Bennis tells Paul Jay that the 51 State Department officials' call for airstrikes against Syrian President Assad gets it wrong, and what we really need is a full withdrawal of US troops and an international arms embargo
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 08:50

 
Sanders Delegate - If No Significant Concessions at Dem. Convention, Then There Will be Civil Disobedience Inside and Out
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa tells Paul Jay if Clinton doesn't 'move left' at the convention, 'protests and civil disobedience are not off the table'
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 10:15

 
Where's the Anti-War Movement in the 'Political Revolution'?
At the People's Summit in Chicago, Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Phyllis Bennis says the peace movement needs to link with the coalition associated with the Sanders campaign
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 09:27

 
Kshama Sawant: Attempting to Work Within The Democratic Party Only Stymies Outside Strategy
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Kshama Sawant tells Paul Jay that to create real political change, movements must abandon the Democratic Party
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 18:51

 
RoseAnn DeMoro: Sanders Campaign a Historic Source of Political Education
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Executive Director of National Nurses United Roseann DeMoro says that the Sanders campaign has made the immense influence of Wall Street on the Democratic Party apparent, and that many don't have faith that the party is reformable
DATE: 2016-06-21 | LENGTH: 10:05

 
Naomi Klein on the Ousting of President Rousseff
At the People's Summit in Chicago, Naomi Klein tells Paul Jay that the suspension of Dilma Rousseff's presidency in Brazil should be called a coup
DATE: 2016-06-21 | LENGTH: 01:53

 
The People's Summit: RoseAnn DeMoro
RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of National Nurses United, explains how the Sanders movement does not exist in isolation
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 09:20

 
The People's Summit: Saturday Morning Speeches
Featuring National Nurses United Executive Director RoseAnn DeMoro, Former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, and Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard
DATE: 2016-06-20

 
Naomi Klein on the US Elections, the Democratic Party, and What the Movement Does Next
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Naomi Klein and Paul Jay discuss how to build a movement independent of the Democratic party, yet capable of waging a struggle within it
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 21:44

 
A Socialist Alternative on the Left Emerges in Minneapolis City Council Race
A Democratic Party resistant to enacting a $15 minimum wage inspires socialist activist to run for City Council
DATE: | LENGTH: 06:21

 
 

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