While New York City may be the capital of wealth in America, the celebrated metropolis has been a locus of rebellion. From the revolt of the Native American Munsee against the Dutch, to slave uprisings, class and race riots, Stonewall, protests against the Republican National Convention, Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter, and much … Continued
Journalist Rose Aguilar with new stories from the encampment at Standing Rock, and Elaine Showalter discusses the fascinating career of poet and feminist activist Julia Ward Howe. Living into her nineties, from the slavery era into the twentieth century, Howe penned the most famous war anthem of all time before becoming a feminist advocate for … Continued
Congresswoman Barbara Lee on TPP, racial justice, Paul Ryan. PLUS: progressives scored some victories in election day—who knew? AND: The future of climate change is widespread civil war, says Michael Klare. With host Kris Welch.