Evergreen Action’s Jamal Raad joins the pod from Seattle to discuss the devastation wrought by wildfires on the West Coast, how climate change is intensifying wildfire season, and how activists are successfully mainstreaming the issue to make it a top concern for lawmakers and voters alike.
This week on "The Tent," Ed and Jesse discuss the next phase of the 2020 general election and are joined by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington to talk about policing in the wake of George Floyd's death.
This week on "The Tent," Daniella and Jesse sit down with former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) to discuss the Democratic National Convention.
Bipartisan Letter From More Than 80 Organizations Urges the Resignation or Dismissal of the U.S. Postmaster General
On August 19, 2020, more than 80 organizations—representing millions of Americans nationwide and across the political spectrum—sent a letter to the U.S. Postal Service’s Board of Governors requesting that U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy be replaced with an experienced official who is committed to keeping mail delivery reliable.
As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic makes ensuring voters’ and election workers’ safety even more imperative, fair and inclusive elections must be state officials’ top priority heading into November.
This week on "The Tent," Ed and Jesse discuss the Trump administration's efforts to undermine public health officials as coronavirus cases rise across the country, and New School professor Maya Wiley talks about the declining state of justice in America and the influence of Black Lives Matter.
Preliminary Findings and Brief Summary: Battleground-State Poll on President Trump’s Coronavirus Response and the Economy
This survey finds that battleground-state voters have deep concerns about President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as significant concerns about who benefits under Trump’s economy.
Donald Trump’s Ongoing Culture of Corruption and How To Effectively Contact Trace, With CAP Action’s Adam Conner
This week on “The Tent,” Daniella and Jesse interview CAP Action's Adam Conner on how contact tracing could be used in the fight against COVID-19, as well as debrief listeners on President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma; the culture of corruption at the U.S. Department of Justice; and the latest action Congress has taken on police reform.
As a delegation from the Trump administration visits the island this week, it is a good time to take stock of the federal government’s terrible treatment of Puerto Rico since 2017.
Trump has repeatedly advocated police brutality and violence against political opponents. His administration has largely followed suit.