“Democracy in Chains” Nancy MacLEAN and I Talk Power for an Hour

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with labor organizer Jane McAlevey and historian Nancy MacLean about how democracy has been undermined by big money, and how to win it back.

The capitalist radical right has been working to fundamentally alter the rules of democratic governance, according to MacLean’s book Democracy in Chains. In No Shortcuts, McAlevey argues that in order for progressive movements to succeed, they need strong unions to put power in the hands of workers and ordinary community members.

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