The Revolution Will Not Be Funded #EconomicJustice — #KatieSpeakShow Ep6 10/10/2015

In brief: Badass labor journalist Sarah Jaffe summed up this entire show during our interview: “The revolution will not be funded.” I talked with her and “Hand to Mouth” author Linda Tirado about the system that rules us, what life is like for far too many of us, and some thoughts on how we change it.

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Enhanced audio: The Revolution Will Not Be Funded #EconomicJustice — #KatieSpeakShow Ep6 10/10/2015

Overview:

This show is so good, y’all. I’m finally getting pretty alright on the flip side of the mic asking the questions and I continue to be amazed at how lucky I am that brilliant, engaging people are willing to give me some of their valuable time.

I agonized over what to cut out of my chat with Sarah Jaffe; stay tuned for the upcoming bonus feed (subscribe to my Patreon page for as little as $1/month to be first in line for access). I only managed not to go over time with Linda Tirado because she is the new queen of segues and well-timed optimistic ending notes. You won’t want to miss a minute of these interviews.

Quote of the Show: “The revolution will not be funded,” Sarah Jaffe.

Links to on-air references:

My take…

“Sedgwick County commissioners cut $300K from WIC program” via KSN.com

“California’s Reproductive FACT Act is law! Thank you, NARAL members!” via NARAL California

“Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update”

My Truthout article on the Reproductive FACT Act: “Activists and Faith Leaders Push Back on Fake Reproductive Health Clinics”

Audre Lorde self-care quote via Know Your IX: “Dealing with Activist Burn-Out and Self-Care”

Interviews…

Sarah Jaffe’s Dame article: “Is There Such a Thing As a “Dream Job”?

Sarah Jaffe’s In These Times article: “The End of Jobs?”

Linda Tirado’s book: ”Hand To Mouth”

“Professional Identity: A Luxury Few Can Afford” by Sarah Kendzior

“‘Life Is Unfair’: Talking Inequality With The Hedge Fund Industry’s Biggest Cheerleader” by Hamilton Nolan at Gawker

Follow my guests…

Sarah Jaffe: Twitter & website

Linda Tirado: Twitter & website

Blog Extras:

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All original music by “sparkling, glittery 60’s piano diva” Normandie Wilson

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