Past Appearances & Events

Event • Brooklyn

On March 8, We Strike!

March 8, 2018 we will strike! Join us along with a group of outstanding women as they discuss why they’re striking this year for International Working Women’s Day and how we can reclaim together the meaning of the day. We will announce our platform and our voices will be heard. Guest speakers include: Sarah Jaffe, […]

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Podcast: Season of the Bitch

This one has a special place in my heart–once upon a time my social media handle everywhere was @seasonothebitch. I changed it to my real name because you know, professionalism or something. But along came a coven of excellent socialist feminists who chose that name for their podcast, and this week I was a guest […]

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Podcast: Radio Dispatch

I joined Molly and John to discuss Jet Blue flight attendants’ effort to unionize, and the importance of the Poor People’s Campaign. Also, thoughts on the Golden Globes, and some Baltimore public schools remain without heat.

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Radio: The Leonard Lopate Show

I joined Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Collier Meyerson to talk feminism, resistance, and revolution in Trump’s America.

Event • New York, NY

McCarthyism in the Age of Trump

The Center for the United States and the Cold War will host “The Early Cold War and How it Led to Today: Connecting the McCarthy Era to the Age of Trump” a fall symposium at New York University on September 15-16. The two-day conference will bring together renowned scholars, writers and journalists who have shaped […]

Event • New York, NY

Labor Solidarity in Divided Times: Perspectives from U.S. & European Labor Leaders

From Brexit to Trump’s election to the rise of the radical right across Europe, the political context across Europe and the U.S. has shifted significantly in the past year. The divisive nature of the current political moment is particularly important to the labor movement and its allies – racism, xenophobia and misogyny, in particular, are […]

Event • Chicago, IL

Socialism 2017: Rust Belt Reactionaries?

I’ll be at the Socialism 2017 conference all weekend, Thursday July 6-Sunday July 9. On Friday at 2pm I am paired with the excellent Sharon Smith to talk about today’s working class, what the myths and media blitzes get wrong, and what we know about organizing. Necessary Trouble will be on sale from the good folks […]

Event • Chicago, IL

People’s Summit 2017

Media, Our Movement, and the Political Revolution from National Nurses United on Vimeo. I joined Sarah Leonard, Winnie Wong, David Sirota and Nomiki Konst to talk about media and the political moment at the People’s Summit 2017.

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Podcast: Reconnaissance

Following Trump’s election, we wanted to think more deeply about what people mean when they talk about “working class America.” What is the future of the labor movement? In the spirit of imagining an alternative, we explore a different democratic process—that within the Teamsters Union. Reconnaissance, Episode 9: Winning America features interviews with Teamster union […]

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Podcast: Off-Kilter

TalkPoverty Radio is now Off-Kilter. To kick off the inaugural episode, host Rebecca Vallas is joined by Sarah Jaffe, author of Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, which examines resistance movements in the U.S. and how they have the power to reshape American politics. Next, Ezra Levin of Indivisible talks about what’s next for the movement […]