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DO THE DEMOCRATS CARE?!: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Rep. Ro Khanna

Urgent alert to top Dem party poohbahs: Too many would-be Democratic voters are disillusioned by your tone-deaf, wishy-washy incrementalism! On…
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The F-WORD: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Monika Bauerlein and Baratunde Thurston

Fascism – it’s a term we don’t use lightly. But when the overwhelming power of corporations over Congress and the…
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SUPREME COUP: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Imani Gandy of Rewire News Group

For two decades, the GOP’s network of corporate and right-wing operatives has painstakingly fabricated the Supreme Court as its own…
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SUPREME INJUSTICE: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Lisa Graves

For two decades, the GOP’s network of corporate and right-wing operatives has painstakingly fabricated the Supreme Court as its own…
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FAMILY-REUNION!

FAMILY REUNION: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Beto O’Rourke, Nse Ufot, Sharon Lavigne, Diane Wilson, Maurice Mitchell, Nathan Proctor

Since organizing isn’t a one-and-done deal, the Chat & Chew crew wanted to re-connect with a few of the incredible…
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BULLS**T MONOPOLIES: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Steve Charter & John Boyd, Jr.

Everyone’s feeling the strain of inflation, but what’s the real story underneath those jacked-up prices? Spoiler alert: corporate greed! It…
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MOTHER NATURE LAWYERS UP: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Alexis Bunten & Samantha Skenandore

The Lorax speaks for the trees in Dr. Seuss books, but who speaks for them in real life? A revolutionary…
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LAUGHING MATTERS: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Zahra Noorbakhsh and Steve Skrovan

Does the state of politics make you want to cry? Wait! There’s another way – and here at the Chat…
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DINNER DEMOCRACY: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Tom Philpott & Raj Patel

As we head towards Thanksgiving, our minds are all on one of our favorite topics: FOOD! What power do people…
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CHILD CARE NOW! Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Bryce Covert

For decades, the American child care “system,” if one can call it that, has been in shambles thanks to its…
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THE ELEPHANT IN THE WOMB: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Loretta J. Ross

The outrage over the Texas abortion ban crosses all lines of race, class, and gender, and the Supremes have, so…
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LOOK WHO’S ORGANIZING NOW: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Larry Cohen, Sara Steffens & More

American workers are fed up with low wages, terrible working conditions, minimal benefits and so much more in their jobs….
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: The Right to Repair Movement

You bought it, you own it–and that means if it broke, you can fix it, right? Not so fast! Turns…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Rick Levy (TX AFL-CIO) and USW Beaumont Workers

While ExxonMobil holds out for huge changes to seniority, safety, and layoffs, the massively profitable corporation has locked out 650…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Beto O’Rourke & Paula Littles

You’ve no doubt heard about the egregious legislation coming out of the Lone Star State that’s threatening the very foundation…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: AWPU’s Mark Dimondstein & Lori Cash

Can we hear it for the public Post Office?! Except for a few corporate privatizers, almost everyone appreciates the minor…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Lisa Graves

A movement is afoot in America: don’t like how the people vote? Well, let’s make it harder for them to…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Julian Brave NoiseCat

A nationwide progressive push is ON, and activists like Julian Brave NoiseCat are leading with work that weaves together the…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Maurice Mitchell

The Working Families Party is NOT your typical political party. A mash-up of movement energy, cultural connection, and political strategy,…
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WHAT’S “UNITY” GONNA TAKE: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Heather McGhee

There’s much talk about “unity” in progressive circles these days: We know our futures depend on each-others’ success, but how…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Eric Hall & Lauren Kaori Gurley

Corporate behemoth Amazon notoriously crushes efforts to unionize its workers, but right now in Bessemer, Alabama, workers at Amazon’s facility…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Jane Kleeb

When you think of bold, progressive action on climate and the fight against corptocracy, do you think of . ….
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TEXAS SNOWPOCALYPSE: Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe with Beto O’Rourke

Texas melted down in the miserable storm of February 2021. What happened? What needs to be done? How can others…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Marcia Ball

Marcia Ball is not only a great Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter, and vocalist, but she’s also a passionate activist and…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Nse Ufot, New Georgia Project

Everyone’s looking at Georgia’s victories as a modern Biblical miracle, as if electing two Democratic senators and flipping the state…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Sharon Lavigne & Anne Rolfes

For decades, giant petrochemical corporations have piled into the poor — and predominantly Black — parishes of Louisiana, wreaking toxic…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Zephyr Teachout

The consolidation of corporate power into massive monopolies and cartels hijacks the economy and imperils American democracy. But what can…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Senator Sherrod Brown

After evicting Trump from the White House, progressives will need to double down, working to keep the Biden administration on…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Nse Ufot & George Goehl

What a couple of weeks, eh? We had 24 hours to exhale before being called to gear up for the…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Julie Oliver, Kriss Marion, Mike Siegel & more!

Only a few more days to make sure our voices are heard in this election, at every level of government!…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson

Some of the most innovative organizing of working-class and poor people in America is happening in the South. And we…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: George Goehl and MariaElena Fournier

It’s crunch time, y’all! We’re in the final stretch of this campaign season, and we’re about to bust some major…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Fred Harris and Teresa Leger Fernandez

Pull up a chair to Chat ‘n’ Chew with Hightower and former Senator Fred Harris, who has been spreading populist…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Tom Frank

Is Donald Trump a “populist”? Are you kidding? Grab a beverage, pull up a chair, and join Hightower and celebrated…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Kai Wright

History has a way of repeating itself — and what can learn from that? Join Hightower and Kai Wright, host…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Beto O’Rourke

There’s no doubt that 2020 is a critical year for voting, right? Join Hightower as he speaks with Beto O’Rourke…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Diane Wilson

In our June 16 Chat n Chew, Hightower and Deanna talk with Diane Wilson, a working-class shrimper from the Texas…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez

The future is INSURGENT! Join us for our next Hightower Chat ‘n’ Chew, featuring founder of Jolt Action and former…
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Happy Hour with Hightower at the Lowdown Chat & Chew Cafe: Mark Dimondstein of APWU

Tonight, we welcome one of our favorite activists and agitators, Mark Dimondstein of APWU – The American Postal Workers Union,…
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