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.

A New Generation Down for "Political Revolution"

Adam Guillette, a lead organizer for the Sanders campaign in Plattsburgh, NY, explains what drives his volunteering. "How does change happen?" Guillette said. "It's not politicians. It's usually from the bottom up -- a social movement.” Adam is part of a new generation of youthful activists that is forming its political identity, an identity shaped by experiences in Occupy, the social movements, and the Sanders campaign. We may be seeing a radicalization that will last long after this election.

Voting Jill Stein & Building the Left Beyond the Democrats

Ashley Smith argues that while the Sanders campaign has begun to bring together a new mass left-wing constituency, this can either be dissipated and demoralized through the Democratic Party, or salvaged and built upon through independence from it. Ashley argues for the need to present concrete alternatives to voting for the "lesser evil", i.e. Clinton v.

Hillary's Business as Usual or Bernie’s Assault on Neo-liberalism?

Les Leopold, director of the Labor Institute, and author of Runaway Inequality: An Activists Guide to Economic Justice explains Why the Contest Between Hillary and Bernie Is Such a Big Deal for the Future of Our Economy. We are living through a 40-year neoliberal dystopia. Hillary supports and operates within that neoliberal order. Sanders knows what we’re up against.

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