Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Talk Nation Radio: Betsy Leondar-Wright on Cross-Class Activism

This is from David Swanson's War Is A Crime:

Talk Nation Radio: Betsy Leondar-Wright on Cross-Class Activism

Betsy Leondar-Wright is the Project Director and Senior Trainer at Class Action, a non-profit that raises consciousness about class and money.  Her new book is called Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Strengthen Social Movement Groups. She describes how people's speech patterns and approaches to activism tend to vary with class background, how unawareness of this can result in misunderstandings, and how awareness of it can build stronger movements that draw on the strengths of all.

Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.

Producer: David Swanson.

Music by Duke Ellington.

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