The Grassroots Progressives is essential to win
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Progressives throughout the United States are touting Kansas defeat as some sort of a victory. Folks, wake up. One cannot be somewhat pregnant. Kansas was a loss and given the conditions in Kansas Progressives should have had an answer.
The grassroots throughout the country need to learn from every loss and calculate what went wrong. We do not need to sugar coat it as that lends itself to further defeat.
Today’s show will discuss some of the active grassroots work that must occur to start mitigating our losses. We are honored to have three distinguished activists who happen to be women. The new Progressive revolution will not be televised but it will be run by women.
|Nisha Randle is a Houston activist who was part of the Texas State Coordinating team for the Women’s March on D.C. and the Austin sister march. She is involved in several groups locally including Pantsuit Republic Houston and Indivisible Houston.|
|Jessica DeFeo is Founder of Pantsuit Republic Houston. She is new to activism and passionate about leading women to find their passion.|
|Kandice Webber is a registered nurse who went from politically concerned to political engagement. She is a community organizer for Women & Allies HTX which focuses on the issues that affect women.|
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