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Eleanor LeCain talks about what’s happening on the ground in Ukraine and how we might support Ukrainians including with nonviolent resistance, with three members of a religious delegation who just returned - Barbara Wien (Professor of American University), Michele Dunne (executive director of Franciscan Action Network, the peace and justice advocacy organization of US Franciscans) and Eli McCarthy (teacher at Georgetown University in Justice and Peace Studies, and author of A Just Peace Ethic Primer).


Eleanor LeCain talks about the importance of electing Democratic Secretaries of State in swing states to ensure fair elections with Ellen Kurz, the Founder and President of iVote, a national voting rights organization which fights voter suppression, encourages voter turnout, and supports honest Secretary of State candidates.

"Eleanor LeCain discusses the impending threat of the criminalization of abortion with Karen Mulhauser, champion of women’s rights."

Eleanor LeCain talks about the power of nonviolent action and how it applies to the Ukrainian situation and elsewhere with George Lakey, author of How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning and professor of Swarthmore College.

Eleanor LeCain talks about what we can learn from ancient Greece about tyrants with Andrew Fiala, author of a new book, Tyranny from Plato to Trump: Fools, Sycophants and Citizens and professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Ethics at California State University, Fresno. 


“Eleanor LeCain talks about the State of the Union, how Democrats can win, and the battle of democracy vs. authoritarianism with David Kusnet, chief speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and author of 5 books including Speaking American.”

“Eleanor LeCain talks about how unions can improve workers’ lives, strengthen financial security and democracy, and reduce the risk of authoritarianism, with Virginia Diamond, president of the AFL-CIO in Northern Virginia.”

“Eleanor LeCain talks about why it can be a smart business investment to hire people  with criminal records, with business executive Jeffrey Korzenik, author of Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works For Your Business and The Community, a guide for businesses on how to make successful hires of workers who are productive and loyal.”

“Eleanor LeCain talks about what’s happening in Afghanistan with Afghan woman leader Asila Wardak, telling the story of progress during the past 20 years when the US had knocked out the Taliban, and calling for humanitarian aid for Afghans now (even with the sanctions in place) to prevent widespread hunger. To learn more how to be supportive, contact her at asila.wardak@hotmail.com

“Eleanor LeCain talks about addressing the climate emergency, cultivating civil discourse, and learning from indigenous peoples with Libby Roderick, Director of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative at the University of Alaska Anchorage, co-founder of the Difficult Dialogues National Resource Center, and internationally recognized singer/songwriter, recording artist and activist (Libby also sings some of her award-winning songs).”

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