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.
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.
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