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With a vote on a revised NAFTA 2.0 in the works and even a possible NAFTA pullout on the table, it is becoming evident that we the people more than ever must elect a congress committed to a fair trade agenda. Last year's... more

On Wednesday, September 13th, Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced Medicare for All in the Senate (S1804) with 16 cosponsors. Lori Kerns, Healthcare Legislative Aide walks us through what the bill does as well as what activists can do to... more

Has Charlottesville changed everything? A conversation with a UVA parent, Virginia NAACP Leadership, Charlottesville resident and nurse/medic with the clergy collective who treated injured from both sides. Robert E. Lee's Direct... more

Michael De Los Santos has been the Deputy Director at Action NC since 2014. He manages internal operations as well as economic justice campaigns for the organization. He has a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, and is... more

Dr. Bill Honigman and Kurt Bateman discuss the current state of play for Medicare for All. HR 676 currently has a record number of cosponsors and legislation has been introduced in California, New York and Ohio. What is on the horizon and... more

Luis Rodriguez is an Organizing Representative for the Beyond Coal Campaign in North Carolina. Luis has worked for non-profit organizations since 2003, when he was helping families maintain livable housing. Luis has organized... more

More than 144 organizations have stated that Sen. Jeff Sessions is unfit to serve as US Attorney General because of his long and troubling record against civil and human rights, along with a 30-year record of racial insensitivity, bias against... more

Candace Howze is a freelance writer, poet, and multimedia artist in NC. She currently runs the blog Scribing Fingers, where she frequently provides commentary on social issues around the country. You can follow her work at... more

Sarah Thompson is the Executive Director of Christian Peacemaker Teams. A 33-year-old native of Elkhart, Indiana (traditionally Potawatomi land), she now lives in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated with an Masters of Divinity from... more

The Mayor will join us to give an update on city initiatives that respond to recent events and to the study indicating the challenges Charlotte faces around economic mobility