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.

Feb. 25th Organizing to Save Our Healthcare

Brenda Patoine explains why it's so important to organize to save our healthcare as Trump and the Republican Congress are pushing to ram through an agenda which takes healthcare away from 30 million Americans, privatizes Medicare, and defunds Planned Parenthood, while giving tax cuts to their millionaire and billionaire friends. She shares how the Affordable Care Act turned her into a healthcare activist.

When It Comes to Stopping Trump, Petitions Aren’t Going to Do It

Frances Fox Piven - Professor of political science and sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and author of Throw Sand in the Gears of Everything: When it comes to stopping Trump, petitions aren’t going to do it argues that resistance movements need numbers, but we also need a strategy that maps the impact of their defiance and the ensuing disruptions on the authority of decision-makers. "So how do resistance movements win—if they win—in the face of an unrelentingly hostile regime?

Justice for All - a Racial Justice Organization

Mark Hughes, of the racial justice organization Justice for All, addresses systemic issues such as racially biased policing and inequities in the criminal justice system in Vermont and across the nation. Mark speaks about the importance of people and organizations now coming into motion to resist the brutal agenda of Trumpism to learn from and collaborate with the leadership of the black freedom movement.

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