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.

Winning the Fight for $15

Isaac Grimm and Dustin Tanner of Rights and Democracy and the Raise the Wage Coalition talk about campaigning to win the Fight for $15. The legislature's Minimum Wage Study Committee is studying economic projections which estimate that nearly 100,000 working Vermonters would benefit from raising the minimum wage to $15/hour.

Meeting Racist Terror with Solidarity

Democratic Socialists of America leader R.L Stephens discusses the significance of the neo-Confederate, white supremacist and neo-Nazi terrorism and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the face of growing racist, anti-Semitic, white supremacist violence. R.L. calls for building a strong united front against this emboldened right wing. Ashley Smith joins in to talk about how we must mobilize to defeat Fascism.

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.

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