"We need a grassroots coalition that’s comparable to the Tea Party movement in many respects. It needs to be fairly decentralized, easy for people to join and it needs to be audacious," says author and long-time activist Bill Fletcher Jr. After the success of this past weekend’s One Nation Working Together rally in Washington, DC, says Fletcher, the only way forward is to build a focused and inclusive movement. This rally, he notes, needs to not simply be a nice day out for progressives—it needs to be a turning of the tide, a reversal of course away from anger and toward solidarity.
Fletcher joins guest host Richard Kim of The Nation to discuss the rally, the media’s reaction to it and what it really means to create an audacious movement for social justice.
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