EQUAL TIME is where Vermonters talk about issues ignored by the corporate media—mothers opposing toxic pollution, workers fighting for decent jobs, nurses working for health care reform, students speaking out about their education, farmers struggling against corporate agribusiness, and more.

Detroit's 1967 Rebellion & the New Poor Peoples Campaign

Mark Hughes, Avery Book, and Traven discuss the Detroit/long hot summer of 1967 rebellions against police brutality and racial oppression, the rise of black consciousness and organization, and the organizing of the New Poor Peoples Campaign. Includes a clip of a powerful sermon by Rev. Dr.

Resisting Cruel & Inhumane Attacks on Healthcare

Emily Marie Ahtúnan, Mari Cordes, and others, as people with disabilities, health care providers, and people who passionately believe in human rights talk about why they're protesting, willing to go to jail, in some cases putting their lives on the line, to save health care and the moral/ethical compass of this troubled nation.

Veterans Health Administration Under Attack

Healthcare journalist Suzanne Gordon, author of The Battle for Veterans’ Healthcare: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Policy Making and Patient Care, and The Nation article America’s Biggest Publicly Funded, Fully Integrated Health-Care System Is Under Attack, discusses the efforts to undermine and privatize the VHA, our nation’s largest publicly fund

Divisive Politics Distract from Urgency of Universal Health Care

Tevye Kelman, a Vermont high school teacher, NEA member, and member of the Vermont Workers’ Center, makes the case that when politicians exploit legitimate anger over the inadequacy of our existing health care system to pit working people against each other, it undermines our collective ability to demand real reform.

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