Bill Spriggs, chief economist at the AFL-CIO, joins the podcast to explore the state of the economy and how Biden’s jobs plans can help growth—and address decades of racial injustice.
This week, Daniella and Jesse chat with Dr. Rashawn Ray about the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and the state of police reform in the United States.
This week, Daniella and Jesse reflect on the recent police violence in Minnesota and Virginia, discuss the Biden administration's decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, and chat with Dr. Peter Hotez about the COVID-19 pandemic and the pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
This week on "The Tent," Daniella and Jesse discuss the conclusion of Trump's second impeachment trial and the extreme weather devastating Texas and speak with investigative journalist Jean Guerrero about her latest book on the Trump administration's white nationalist agenda.
This week on "The Tent," Jesse chats with Dr. Reed Tuckson of the Black Coalition Against COVID-19 to discuss racial disparities in the public health response to the coronavirus thus far and how the Biden administration can help reverse these trends.
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 discuss the 2020 Republican National Convention and ongoing protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. They are also joined by Juanita Tolliver of Supermajority to talk about the stakes of the 2020 election.
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," Daniella, Ed, and Jesse discuss the legacy of civil rights icon John Lewis and chat with Amber Torres, chairwoman for the Walker River Paiute Tribe in Nevada, about how the pandemic has affected life in Indian Country.
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.