Over the past week, thousands have taken the streets to protest a complete ban on abortion in Poland, which already has some of the strictest anti-abortion laws in Europe. One of the founders of Krytyka Polityczna explains why she’s taking part in the protests.
Last week’s general strike in India might have been the largest strike in history.
Lindsey Dayton from the Graduate Workers of Columbia joins us to talk about the recent NLRB ruling that graduate students who work for private universities are employees and have the right to unionize.
Elizabeth Hinton discusses her new book, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime, and how twentieth-century policymakers anticipated the explosion of the prison population.
Belabored co-host Sarah Jaffe talks about her new book, Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt.
A sneak preview of the labor events happening at the World Social Forum next week in Montreal.
In order both to defeat Trump and build a base that can sustain a grassroots mass movement, the Democratic Socialists of America are turning their efforts toward voter protection. National director Maria Svart explains.
Over the last several convention cycles, we have seen more and more everyday heroes and victims take the place of politicians on the center stage of national politics.
“We always knew that this was just the beginning,” says Sanders delegate Sandy Przybylak. “I’m looking to what Bernie has inspired for decades to come.”