Talkies

Direct Action! Comedy for RAICES!

The history of radical direct action can provides the roots, and real hope, for the present—and the future.  L.A. Kauffman talks about her new book.  PLUS: Lisa Geduldig throws a benefit for undocumented children, with comedians.  With host Kris Welch.


L.A. Kauffman, author of the book DIRECT ACTION and the forthcoming HOW TO READ A PROTEST, and a tactical coordinator at Thursday’s women’s mass civil disobedience at the Senate Office Building, takes us inside the largest women’s direct action in history. How did it come about, what happened, and what comes next? Valerie Lapin, director of the film, THE … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – May 1, 2017 – Hope and Dissent Through Writing and Action

L.A. Kauffman talks about the history of radical action in the U.S. beginning May Day 1971, when an audacious collection of radical announced that “If the government won’t stop the war, we’ll stop the government.”  The extraordinary story of a nearly forgotten action in Washington, D.C. leads into a discussion of movements from the anti-nuclear power protests of the 1970s and … Continued