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THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 180: Organizing in America‘s Heartland  w/ Luke Mayville

THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 180: Organizing in America‘s Heartland w/ Luke Mayville

Update: 2021-09-10
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In the narrative of liberal America, the states of “flyover country” are often portrayed as bastions of reactionary politics in which any form of progressive struggle is ultimately futile. Such a narrative serves to reinforce a sense of smug cultural superiority on the part of some upper class liberals. Indeed, the notion that reform and change in the rural Midwest is impossible often provides the Democratic Party with a rationale for the abandonment of these territories to Republican control. However, the reality of politics in rural America is far more complex than many assume. This week we talk to Luke Mayville, the co-founder of Reclaim Idaho, about both the opportunities and pitfalls facing those seeking to engender progressive reform in the heart of “Trump country”.


 
On 2018 Medicaid Expansion campaign: https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/do-something-big


 
Watch the trailer for the documentary on Reclaim Idaho's Medicaid Expansion campaign here: https://www.reclaimidahofilm.com/


 
Reclaim Idaho's victory in the Idaho Supreme Court: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr7FOaMAs-Q


 
Luke Mayville op-ed on the legislature's assault on the initiative process: https://www.idahopress.com/.../article_ca5c2c9d-024e-58a3...


 
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THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 180: Organizing in America‘s Heartland  w/ Luke Mayville

THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 180: Organizing in America‘s Heartland w/ Luke Mayville

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