Poverty

The Civil Tube: Whatever Happened to the Party of the People?

In a new book titled, “Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?” author Thomas Frank takes aim at the Democratic party and the discord between its rhetoric as a party of the marginalized and working class and its leadership — a wealthy, wall-street oriented, elite class of individuals — who are in no way connected to, or interested in, the struggles of its base supporters.

Recently, Thomas Frank sat down for an interview on PBS Newshour. Watch below.

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The Civil Tube: Poverty, Stress & Diabetes among Native Americans

Often a forgotten group in our national conversation on the impacts of racism, tribal communities across the country struggle in a difficult web of poverty, stress and poor health. This video does a really good job of showcasing just exactly what some of those challenges are and how they play out for many Native American families.