How To Resist

How To Resist
The How To Resist Podcast is a space for talking about how anyone can become an activist and take a strategic approach to resisting the Trump administration and making an impact in their communities, their workplace, and their country. Each week we’re ?

10: Resistance School with Shanoor Seervai and Yasmin Radjy
Apr 11, 2017 • 37 min
Students at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government have started Resistance School, a curriculum for activists about how to build practical skills for fighting against the Trump agenda and building progressive power. Resistance School is free for any …
9: How to Resist Burning Out with Jill Raney
Apr 4, 2017 • 44 min
We’re seventy-something days into the Trump administration, and activist burnout is starting to set in. I spoke with Jill Raney of Practice Makes Progress about preventing burnout and taking care of ourselves, as well as how to build long term activist…
Bonus: They Lost, We Won on Health Care
Mar 31, 2017 • 7 min
Lifting up our wins is one of the most important things we can do as activists. Donald Trump and Paul Ryan failed miserable on Obamacare repeal, so here is a preview of episode 9 guest Jill Raney and I talking about health care.
8: How to Resist Government Corruption with Nick Schwellenbach
Mar 28, 2017 • 41 min
Nick Schwellenbach is the Director of Investigations at the Project on Government Oversight, a DC-based investigative watchdog organization. Nick spoke with the podcast about the roll watchdog groups play in providing information about government fraud…
7: Music to Punch Nazis By with Terence Hannum
Mar 21, 2017 • 43 min
Terence Hannum is a visual artist, musician, novelist, and arts educator based in Baltimore, Maryland. Terence is best known for his work with the avant-metal band Locrian, but his latest release, from his project Axebreaker, is a power electronic assa…
6: How to Resist Discrimination with Raed Jarrar
Mar 14, 2017 • 41 min
Raed Jarrar is an Iraqi-American activist and serves as the Government relations manager for the American Friends Service Committee. Trained as an architect, Raed was displaced during the 2003 American-led Iraq war and rose to prominance as his experie…
5: How to Resist Through Indivisible with Ivonne Wallace Fuentes
Mar 7, 2017 • 47 min
Ivonne Wallace Fuentes founded an Indivisible group in Roanoke, Virginia, and she and thousands of activist across the country have become empowered using the Indivisible Guide. We spoke about how she got involved after the election of Donald Trump and…
4: How to Resist the Patriarchy with Carmen Rios
Feb 28, 2017 • 62 min
Carmen Rios is a feminist and queer rights activist and is a badass fighter of the patriarchy. We talked about the importance of Feminism in the face of Trumpism and how young feminists who grew up in the Obama years are putting the lessons they learne…
3: How to Resist Transphobia with Emmelia Talarico
Feb 21, 2017 • 39 min
We spoke with Emmelia Talarico about how we can put marginalized voices up front in our activism. Emmelia is an organizer with DisruptJ20 and other organizations in the Maryland and DC area. Emmelia started her organizing as a workplace advocate and qu…
2: How To Resist with Humor with Linsay Deming
Feb 14, 2017 • 30 min
Linsay Deming helped organize the What A Joke! comedy festival to raise money for the ACLU. She spoke with us about how she’s bringing resisting the Trump administration from her community of comics and other funny people.
1: How To Resist Islamophobia with Noor Mir
Feb 7, 2017 • 38 min
The first episode of the How To Resist podcast focused on Islamophobia and how activists are standing up to Trump’s Muslim Ban.