How should we respond to rising fascism & authoritarianism in the US?
On this edition of Your Call, we open the phone lines to discuss what we're facing: rising fascism and authoritarianism, abortion bans, attacks on trans people, book bans, gun violence, the climate crisis, attacks on education, rising inequality, and more.
What do you make of this moment? How did we get here and what will it take to effectively respond?
Lisa Graves, executive director and editor-in-chief of True North Research
Brynn Tannehill, former naval aviator, LGBTQ activist, and author of several books, including Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Trans (But Were Afraid to Ask) and American Fascism: How the GOP is Subverting Democracy
The New Republic, Brynn Tannehill: The End of Trans America Comes Into Focus
The New Republic, Brynn Tannehill: The Grim Truth: The War on Guns Is Lost
The New Republic, Brynn Tannehill: Inside the Right’s Anti-Trans Dog and Pony Show
The New Republic, Brynn Tannehill: Why We’re Barreling Toward a Legal War Between the States
Mother Jones: Inside the Secret Working Group That Helped Push Anti-Trans Laws Across the Country
The 19th: Abortion bans are unpopular. Republicans are passing them anyway.
The New York Times: Florida at Center of Debate as School Book Bans Surge Nationally