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Feb 28, 2022

The threat of Republican gerrymandering on the 2022 Midterms.

 

David Daley

With Texas starting their vote process for the 2022 Midterms this week, with one of the most devastatingly gerrymandered maps in the country, we take a look back to how we got here. David Daley is one of the nation's leading authorities on...


Feb 21, 2022

The legacy of Jimmy Carter

 

James Fallows

Jimmy Carter was an “outsider” who won the Democratic presidential nomination 40 years ago. His former speechwriter, James Fallows, says that an outsider can win the White House if the public feels there is a crisis – but then it becomes very hard to actually govern. He...


Feb 14, 2022

A powerful history of workers’ strikes in America. How unions will shape the future of democracy. 

Eric Loomis

Historian Eric Loomis says if we truly want to understand the history of labor movements in the United States, look to the moments when workers went on strike. Loomis reminds us of the powerful change that...


Feb 7, 2022

Congress took a step forward on healthcare costs, but there is much more left to do.

 

Steve Knievel on his 3 pillars to improve our healthcare system.

Steve Knievel 

Steve Knievel is an advocate for Public Citizen’s Access to Medicines program, focusing on expanding affordable access to medicines. They say that to...