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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


Americans are exercising their democratic power to protect their healthcare, much to the dismay of Republican lawmakers intent on repealing the Affordable Care Act. On today’s show, we’ll speak with Sarah Chaisson Warner, the Campaign Director for the Family Economic Security Program at People’s Action. And, indigenous filmmaker Paulette Moore joins us to discuss her … Continued


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