9/1 Sarah Jaffe: Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt

September 1, 2016

Journalist Sarah Jaffe, author of Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, explains why Americans are protesting and resisting power. Movements Right and Left. President Obama and the Left. The radical left rebirth after the financial crisis. The opening up of anti Capitalist space. New disruptive protest tactics. Is the Left finally reading Alinsky. Intersectional politics and connecting the environmental crisis with social justice and inequality.

On The Fun Half: how the MSM is influenced by the Right. Are the Clinton’s demonized? Hillary Clinton says we are still Reagan’s “City on a Hill”. Shep Smith calls out voter suppression on Fox News. The Right talkers fight each other. Glenn Beck makes a plea for peace. Anti Semites are optimistic about Donald Trump. The myth of Democratic Primary voter fraud and your calls and IMs.

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