Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes
Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes, MSNBC & NBCNews THINK
Organizing in Trump Country with George Goehl
57 minutes Posted Jan 8, 2019 at 12:00 am.
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How can Democrats win in deep red America? During the midterms, momentum behind progressive candidates in red states garnered national attention – Beto O’Rourke in Texas, Andrew Gillum in Florida, and Stacey Abrams in Georgia. These were no overnight successes. They were the culmination of, among many things, the tireless efforts of grass roots organizers. Organizers like George Goehl, Director of People’s Action, who is focusing his efforts on white rural America. Hear how his own story of poverty and addiction helped inform how he works to build across race and place in order to lay the groundwork for radical change. 

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