35 episodes

EQUAL TIME RADIO with Traven is where Vermonters, and indeed politically conscious people everywhere, talk about issues ignored by the corporate media—workers organizing at the workplace, our movements meeting the challenge of the climate crisis, nurses working for health care as a human right, students speaking out about their education, farmers struggling against corporate agribusiness, progressives fighting for political revolution, a new generation organizing for democratic socialism, and more.

Equal Time Radio Traven Leyshon

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EQUAL TIME RADIO with Traven is where Vermonters, and indeed politically conscious people everywhere, talk about issues ignored by the corporate media—workers organizing at the workplace, our movements meeting the challenge of the climate crisis, nurses working for health care as a human right, students speaking out about their education, farmers struggling against corporate agribusiness, progressives fighting for political revolution, a new generation organizing for democratic socialism, and more.

    Class Struggle and Social Justice Unionism, Reproductive Rights, and the US Constitutional Crisis

    Class Struggle and Social Justice Unionism, Reproductive Rights, and the US Constitutional Crisis

    Vermont AFL-CIO Executive Director Liz Medina about building class struggle and social justice unionism. Sarah Birgé about Mobilizing to Defend Reproductive Rights. Dan LaBotz about whether the U.S. is heading into its greatest political and constitutional crisis since the Civil War?

    • 50 min
    Working Class Legislative Agenda, Line 3, AFL-CIO Convention and Right to Self-Defense

    Working Class Legislative Agenda, Line 3, AFL-CIO Convention and Right to Self-Defense

    Tanya Vyhovsky proposes a Working Class Legislative Agenda for Vermonters. DSA member Carl Grey Martin talks about Stoping the Enbridge Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline. Vermont AFL-CIO Executive Vice-President Dwight Brown about Their Successful Convention and the Right to Self-Defense against Fascist and Racist Attacks.

    • 48 min
    Climate Justice, Line 3, and Vermont's Climate Action Plan

    Climate Justice, Line 3, and Vermont's Climate Action Plan

    Jeremy Brecher on Making “Build Back Better” Better: Aligning Climate, Jobs, and Justice; Nancy Braus about the climate crisis, and the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline; and Vanessa Gray about Vermont’s Climate Action Plan and the Just Transition Community Conversations.

    • 52 min
    Vermont AFL-CIO President David Van Deusen

    Vermont AFL-CIO President David Van Deusen

    Vermont AFL-CIO President David Van Deusen talks about building union power, working class unity, and a Union led Green New Deal.

    • 20 min
    Union Organizing at Amazon with Peter Olney

    Union Organizing at Amazon with Peter Olney

    Union Organizing at Amazon with Peter Olney, former organizing director for the West Coast Longshoreman Union (ILWU).

    • 21 min
    Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine and Biden's Rehabilitation of U.S. Capitalism

    Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine and Biden's Rehabilitation of U.S. Capitalism

    Wafic Faour and David Finkel about Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine & U.S. Complicity; plus Ashley Smith on Biden’s Program for Rehabilitating U.S. Capitalism.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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