In this video clip, David Daley, author of Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy, discusses the dramatic new scope and impact of gerrymandering following the 2010 Census. Daley spoke alongside legal experts at a panel discussion held at the Murphy Institute
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A discussion between Laura Flanders, Jamilah King, Harold Meyerson, and Julio Ricardo Varela
To what degree is the election outcome largely a result of an anxious and enraged white working class, sections of which either endorse the Trump campaign’s virulent racism or are willing to overlook it in favor of his tough talk on free trade and a rigged political system? How should labor and progressive activists understand and respond to the racism the campaign both fueled and exposed? What did the 2016 election tell us about the wisdom and viability of the Obama coalition, which depends on demographic changes presumed to be advantageous, rather than on birthing a multi-racial working-class? What was the nature and extent of organized labor’s impact on the election, particularly in the rust belt?
Kendall Fells is Organizing Director of Fight for $15. Watch this video of his remarks to a recent Murphy Institute Breakfast Forum on the relationship between Black Lives Matter and low wage worker organizing.
Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies: The Impacts of Economic Injustice on LGBTQ Communities was A 2-day conference on the impacts of economic injustice on vulnerable LGBTQ communities. One of the speakers was Stuart Applebaum, President of RWDSU.
Other speakers included:
Amber Hollibaugh, Kenyon Farrow, Rebecca Lurie, Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas & Reina Gossett.
A 2-day conference on the impacts of economic injustice on vulnerable LGBTQ communities.
Amber Hollibaugh, Kenyon Farrow, Rebecca Lurie, Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, Reina Gossett.