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Your Call: A year on, where has The Resistance succeeded?

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Master Steve Rapport
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A participant holds up a sign at the March for Science in San Francisco

  

Activists resisting the Trump administration have been organizing protests, mobilizing voters, and running for office. They have opposed restrictions on immigration, advocated for women’s rights, and spoken out against racial injustice. More than 250 Women’s March anniversary actions are planned for January 20. We’ll ask local organizers: Where has the movement succeeded, and what’s to come in 2018?

Guests:

Kate Schatz, feminist activist, author of Rad American Women: A-Z and Rad American Women Worldwide, and founder of Solidarity Sundays, a network of feminists who gather every second Sunday to get politically engaged

Kimi Lee, organizer and director of Bay Rising, a regional alliance of groups focused on the agendas of working-class communities of color in Bay Area government

Web resources:

The Guardian: The resistance to Trump is blossoming – and building a movement to last

The Hill: Trump resistance wins tsunami elections in 2017

 

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.