34 episodes

Produced by Partners for Dignity & Rights, we explore and celebrate the work of poor people's movements, particularly in the US. We highlight innovative and powerful organizing campaigns and community building led by women, LGBTQ folks, Black communities and other people of color, that are pushing the boundaries and have the potential to transform this society.Hosted by Max Rameau, a Haitian-born Pan-African theorist, campaign strategist, organizer, author and member of Pan-African Community Action.

The Next World Partners for Dignity & Rights

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Produced by Partners for Dignity & Rights, we explore and celebrate the work of poor people's movements, particularly in the US. We highlight innovative and powerful organizing campaigns and community building led by women, LGBTQ folks, Black communities and other people of color, that are pushing the boundaries and have the potential to transform this society.Hosted by Max Rameau, a Haitian-born Pan-African theorist, campaign strategist, organizer, author and member of Pan-African Community Action.

    Changing the World Through Abolition: Manju Rajendran of Durham Beyond Policing

    Changing the World Through Abolition: Manju Rajendran of Durham Beyond Policing

    Host Max Rameau talks with Manju Rajendran of Durham Beyond Policing. Together, they discuss the landscape of organizing in North Carolina, abolition, healing justice, and the work of building and maintaining community.Manju Rajendran is a facilitator, trainer, conflict transformation practitioner, and organizer with 27 years of local, state, regional, and national-level experience. Her work is grounded in popular education pedagogy and healing justice. Manju is a trainer with Ready the Groun...

    • 38 min
    Stop Cop City! Kamau Franklin of Community Movement Builders

    Stop Cop City! Kamau Franklin of Community Movement Builders

    Host Max Rameau talks with Kamau Franklin of Community Movement Builders, Inc and Black Power Media. Together, they discuss the movement to Stop Cop City, its national relevance, and the strategy behind the movement. They also discuss creating accessible political media, and what Kamau's learned from his time in Palestine.Kamau Franklin is the founder of Community Movement Builders, Inc. Kamau has been a dedicated community organizer for over thirty years, beginning in New York City and now b...

    • 50 min
    A World Without Police: Geo Maher, Andrew Hairston, & Tafari Melisizwe

    A World Without Police: Geo Maher, Andrew Hairston, & Tafari Melisizwe

    DSC Communications Coordinator Tafari Melisizwe and Coordinating Committee Member Andrew Hairston of Texas Appleseed join organizer, writer, and radical political theorist Geo Maher for a robust conversation on policing and social justice movements. The episode begins with Geo laying out the ideas of his book A World Without Police, and then continues with a conversation with Tafari and Andrew about translating these ideas to the work of getting police out of schools and transforming so...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Governing Power: Movement Strategies in the US and the Global South: With Elianne Farhat, Faduma Fido, Tarson Núñez, & Kesi Foster

    Governing Power: Movement Strategies in the US and the Global South: With Elianne Farhat, Faduma Fido, Tarson Núñez, & Kesi Foster

    Today on the show: a special panel discussion featuring leaders who are utilizing co-governance strategies in organizing. Hear from Elianne Farhat of TakeAction Minnesota, Faduma Fido of People’s Economy Lab, and Tarson Núñez, member of the Governance Board of People Powered. The discussion is moderated by Kesi Foster, Co-Executive Director of Partners for Dignity & Rights.Elianne Farhat (she/her) is the executive director of TakeAction Minnesota and has been a leader in many succes...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Cooperatives Challenging Capitalism: Tamara Prosper and Tamah Yisrael of Cooperation New Orleans

    Cooperatives Challenging Capitalism: Tamara Prosper and Tamah Yisrael of Cooperation New Orleans

    Host Max Rameau talks with leaders of the Cooperation New Orleans Loan Fund: Tamah Yisrael, the Education and outreach coordinator, and Tamara Prosper, the Loan Steward. Together, they discuss unions, capitalism, and organizing for cooperative economics in the deep south.BIOSTamara Prosper is the Loan Steward at Cooperation New Orleans. She is an avid reader and writer who grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, came to New Orleans for a college education, graduated, got married, and decided ...

    • 51 min
    Our Struggle is to Indigenize: Judith Le Blanc of Native Organizers Alliance

    Our Struggle is to Indigenize: Judith Le Blanc of Native Organizers Alliance

    Host Max Rameau talks with Judith Le Blanc of the Native Organizers Alliance. Together, they discuss organizing in Native nations, protecting sacred spaces, lessons from Standing Rock, and celebrating victories.Judith LeBlanc is a member of the Caddo Tribe who has an endless appetite for fry bread, an inter-tribal culinary delight! As the executive director of Native Organizers Alliance (NOA), she has learned many intertribal secrets to good fry bread. She leads a national Native traini...

    • 55 min

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Dream Team hosts and timely conversations

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