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Black and Queer Around the World
Systematic problems don't limit themselves to the U.S. Racism, occupation, and profiteering are global problems and the solutions as well. In our first interview. Cazembe Murphy Jackson, a transman and anti-racist socialist organizer from Atlanta, speaks to how the American South is typically erased from activist conversations — despite having the most practice in radical organizing under conservative administrations. Plus, a conversation between two women working on abolition, Johnae Strong (of BYP100) and Masera Maru (Rhodes Must Fall), and why the movement against anti-Blackness spans the world.
A special May Day report from the "Laura Flanders Show" covers the breadth of actions and hundreds of thousands who are joining across the world on International Worker's Day to call for transformative justice.
Taking the radical legacy of May Day, where thousands of workers struck for labor justice, and the joyous spirit of the springtime, people are rising up this year for a liberatory vision. This is a moment where snake-oil and soundbytes are set aside for telling the stories of those most marginalized.
Mainstream media keep telling us that Trump voters are sticking by him. But are they? And what do so-called swing voters really want? Working America, the community organizing affiliate of the A.F.L.-C.I. O., took to the streets and sidewalks of central Ohio to find out. Matt Morrison, the deputy director of Working America, is here with us to share the findings of the Front Porch Focus Group and what lessons progressives can take into the 2018 election. Plus, a report from the field canvassers in Ohio on the response they received during the process.