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Meet Kenneth Mejia- Green Party Congressional Candidate in District 34

Kenneth Mejia is an activist millennial challenging Jimmy Gomez from the left. He is a 27-year-old first generation Filipino-American Community Organizer, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Board Member of the Wilshire Center Koreatown Neighborhood Council. As a Neighborhood Council Board Member, Kenneth fights for working class families and those living in poverty constantly voting “No” […]

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Charter Amendment B- Los Angeles Weighs Bringing Wall St Money Home

B is for a peoples’s Bank. On November 6, Los Angeles will consider removing a hurdle to open the discussion on forming a public bank. I fully endorse this move that has Wall St. frothing at the bit.

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District 34- From Palestinian rights to Trans Activism: My conversation with Journalist Alexandra Whitney

Alexandra Whitney has been on a journey. She has been covering the Middle East for publications such as The Huffington Post and Herald Tribune as a cis gender woman. After being backed into a corner, she came out as Trans and is ready to tell her story. Join me as she shares her journey. You […]

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District 34- Catching Up with Our Favorite Texans Laura Moser and Arun Chaudhary

Laura Moser is an author and activist who ran as a progressive in Texas. She has bylines in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Slate, Vogue, the Jewish Daily Forward, and many other publications. Following the 2016 election, she founded Daily Action, a text-messaging service that allows people to engage directly in the […]

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From #Blackfish to #SinglePayer- My Conversation with Dr. Jeffrey Ventre

Jeffrey Ventre is a medical doctor in Washington State. Prior to becoming a physician, he worked as a marine mammal trainer at SeaWorld from 1987 to 1995, spending seven years with cetaceans and one year with pinnipeds. In June of 1996 he joined orca scientists Ken Balcomb and Astrid van Ginneken for Orca Survey, an […]

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District 34- Working for Working Class People with NY Assembly Candidate Adam Baumel

Adam Baumel is a progressive running for the Assembly in District 64. Adam served in the Navy from 2009-2013. When the time came for Adam to end his active service, he knew it was time to make his life long dream come true. He was ready to focus on his future, and New York City. […]

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District 34- The Story of Bought Science and Regulatory Capture with Carey Gillam

Living in a Corporate Petri Dish. Carey Gillam is an investigative journalist who is on the forefront of the Monsanto expose. Through hard work and FOIA requests she uncovered a very tangled web of ghost writing, bought science and regulatory capture. Her book, Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science […]

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District 34- Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on Public Policy and the Future

You already know Abdul El-Sayed the former gubernatorial candidate for the stare of Michigan- now meet Abdul El-Seyed the policy geek. Abdul is a Rhodes Scholar, has a doctorate from Oxford University and a medical degree from Columbia University. As a public health professor, Abdul became an internationally recognized expert in health policy and health […]

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District 34- National Nurses United Policy Platform with their Policy Director Ken Zinn

National Nurses United, with more than 150,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history. NNU was founded in 2009 unifying three of the most active, progressive organizations in the U.S.—and the major voices of unionized nurses—in the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, United American […]

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The Future of Activism with San Francisco Activist Adriel Hampton

Adriel Hampton runs a digital agency in San Francisco and The Really Online Lefty League. Previously, he co-founded and served as president of Pinpoint Predictive, a programmatic advertising targeting company based in San Francisco and was an early member of the Los Angeles software company NationBuilder. In 2009, Adriel became the first person to launch […]

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