More Talk Radio on 11/19/12

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 11/19/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Norman Solomon on "How to Build a Grassroots Power Base"

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Norman Solomon about his article "How to Build a Grassroots Power Base," in The Nation magazine and about whether Democrats in Congress will push back against White House pressure for a ‘grand bargain.’ After providing much of the grassroots energy that kept Mitt Romney from winning the presidency, Solomon contends, progressive activists must now concentrate on a new task -- restraining the president’s tendency to give ground to GOP leaders on Capitol Hill.

Norman Solomon is founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy and co-chair of the Healthcare Not Warfare campaign launched by Progressive Democrats of America. He co-founded RootsAction.org, which now has nearly 200,000 members nationwide. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”

 

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