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Rights and Democracy's mission is to bring people together to take action to build healthy communities and make the values of our communities guide the policies of our government. We are building a popular movement to advance rights and build a real democracy. We work in partnership with community groups, progressive unions, faith communities, organizations fighting for human and civil rights, and environmental and climate action groups. More information: www.radvt.org

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-07-09
Format: 2020-07-09
Black Lives Matter Across Vermont - 06/26/2020
This month we are having a conversation on the Black Lives Matter movement in Vermont, what changes are being asked for by black leaders and the black community in Vermont, and what left and progressive groups can do to support the movement without...
Revolution Realigned - 05/22/2020
This month we re-examine grassroots organizing and campaign outreach in the aftermath of Covid-19. Guests include community members who are continuing the work on building progressive political power through the pandemic. We welcome Brenda Siegel,...
A RAD New World - 04/23/2020
Rights and Democracy TV is back this month with a COVID-19 special. We give an intricate view of how RAD is continuing their vital work during this uniquely challenging time. Tune in for interviews with RAD Community Members to hear how we are...
The Green Mountain POLICE State! - 02/27/2020
This month on RAD TV we break down some misconceptions of our criminal justice system, incarceration, rehabilitation, and police arrest data management. We’re joined by Ashley Messier from the Women’s Justice and Freedom Initiative and...
Getting RAD in a New Decade! - 01/24/2020
This month on RAD TV we’re reporting back on some major events to start out the new decade. On Jan 7th the Vermont legislature kicked off the new legislative session in Montpelier, on the 18th Vermonters celebrated the 2020 Women’s March...
Tackling Global Climate Change on a Local Level - 12/19/2019
Tom Proctor hosts Burlington City Councilor Jack Hanson to discuss global climate change and their local efforts.
Change, From the Ground Up! - 11/22/2019
This month on RAD-TV we announce the presidential candidate that RAD has voted to endorse, we discuss the re-launch of the Burlington RAD Chapter, and we unpack the last year of updates from RAD's Member Assembly & People Power Summit. We...
Jobs, Justice and Climate - 10/25/2019
Host Tom Proctor is joined by Betsy McGavisk, Regional Organizer for Rights and Democracy, and James Haslam, Executive Director of Rights and Democracy.
A New Social Contract for Workers! - 09/27/2019
This month on RAD-TV we’re exploring a new social contract for workers and a report from the National Economic & Social Rights Institute (NESRI). Host Tom Proctor is joined by Executive Director of NESRI Cathy Albisa and newly elected VT...
Working Towards a Zero Waste Society - Chittenden County, Vermont and Beyond - 08/23/2019
This month on RAD-TV we speak with citizen activist Deborah Kraft, Representative Brian Cina, and Director of Outreach & Communications for the CSWD Michele Morris. Brain Cina discusses Bill H.126, an act to study how Vermont could transition...
$15 Minimum Wage and Paid Family Leave - What happened and where do we go from here? - 07/30/2019
This month on RAD-TV we speak with Kate Logan, Director of Programming and Policy at RAD, Joshua Wronski, Executive Director of the Vermont Progressive Party, and Representative Tom Stevens, Representative of Washington-Chittenden. Our guests...
Housing in Burlington - How do we build a more equitable city? - 05/31/2019
This month we’re talking about housing in Burlington, including ideas on how to create a better environment for first time home buyers, methods to develop affordable housing in tight markets, and what might be in the list of priorities that...
Slavery, Reparations, and the Profits of Legalized Cannabis - 04/26/2019
This month on RAD-TV we speak with Brian Cina, State Representative for Chittenden 6-4, and Brandon Del Pozo, Chief of Police for the City of Burlington. Host Tom Proctor discusses Mark Hughes' #EndslaveryVT initiative and why we are still...
Election Results - A Fresh Outlook and A New Mission - 03/22/2019
This month on RAD-TV's Live@525, we speak with newly elected City Council members Perri Freeman (Central District, P) and Jack Hanson (East District, P). Both candidates were endorsed by Rights and Democracy prior to the election, and we’...
Shaping Up 2019! - 01/25/2019
This month we review RAD’s Top 10 Achievements of 2018, the January 9th kickoff of the People Power Lobby, RAD’s 2019 Burlington City Council Endorsement process, and the magic of Sustaining Memberships! Host: Grant Taylor Guests: Laura...

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Town Meeting TV Primary 2020 Election Coverage Kick Off

This election season is looking pretty different isn’t it? One great thing is that more and more people are showing interest and investment in the political process and it is likely we will see some large turnout at the ‘polls’ this August 11 and November 3 - even if the polls are voting by mail!

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