grassroots

Billionaire Tom Steyer and the Wealthy Trump Resistance Grifters

January 9, 2018

The outrage toward Trump has proved to be lucrative for several self-professed leaders of the Resistance

Russia

September 15, 2017
A grassroots coalition has made gains in Moscow’s municipal election, signaling opportunities for Russian progressives at the local level, says Russian-American independent journalist Alyona Minkovski

Can the Democratic Party Represent Wall Street and Main Street? (1/3)

July 29, 2017

TRNN’s Paul Jay talks with members of Maryland Working Families, an alliance of progressive organizations, about class struggle within the Democratic Party and their campaign to fight in the primaries

UPDATED: With Veto Override in Jeopardy, Advocates Say Action Needed to Save $15 Wage Effort

March 31, 2017

Advocates say now only mass grassroots efforts can save Baltimore’s $15 wage bill that would lift wages of 100,000 workers

Obama Dismantles Post-9/11 Muslim Surveillance Program Before Trump Takes Office

December 22, 2016

TRNN speaks to the ACLU and grassroots advocates who hailed President Obama’s move against the NSEERS program, which they long criticized as ineffective and discriminatory

Education

October 11, 2016
Jacobin’s Micah Uetricht explains why the concessions won by the teachers are credit to its militant leadership and why the union’s democratic nature might spur some teachers to reject the deal

The Laura Flanders Show

July 25, 2016
Laura Flanders speaks to immigrant labor organizer Fahd Ahmed and human rights attorney Lamis Deek about anti-Arab racism, and also to Chicago teachers organizing against ‘education Apartheid’ and the School to Prison Pipeline.

Sanders Path to Victory Blocked by Media and Party Elites

March 17, 2016

Former White House counsel Bill Curry says only sustained grassroots pressure will push democratic leadership to address the economic interests of the working-class

Unions in America

January 22, 2016
Dr. Jane McAlevey, author of the forthcoming ‘No Shortcuts’, says Hillary has a track record on labor amounting to an “F”

The Black Freedom Struggle of the 21st Century

September 1, 2014
TRNN in-studio audience members discuss the war on drugs, independent black institutions, and grassroots organizing