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.
AFT President Randi Weingarten on How the Trump Administration Failed Our Kids, Parents, and Teachers
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, joins the podcast to talk about the tough challenge educators face as schools across the country reopen this fall.
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.
This week on "The Tent," Daniella and Jesse sit down with Jennifer Palmieri to discuss her new book and former Vice President Joe Biden's selection of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.
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.
This week on "The Tent," Daniella, Ed, and Jesse discuss the latest impacts of the coronavirus pandemic before chatting with Newark Mayor Ras Baraka about the protest movement calling for police reform and racial justice.
Director Dawn Porter on Her New Documentary ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ and the Need for Activism in the Modern Age
This week on "The Tent," Dawn Porter, director of the new documentary "John Lewis: Good Trouble," discusses the important role of activism in U.S. society, and Ed, Daniella, and Jesse chat about President Trump's latest Russia scandal and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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.