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Jamie Court on GRITtv with Laura Flanders

Jamie Court, author of The Progressive’s Guide to Raising Hell, was interviewed by host Laura Flanders on GRITtv on Tuesday, as seen in the video below.

He pointed out that Democrats should not be discouraged by the recent election results, and that, instead, they should look to key progressive victories in California – including the failed attempts of oil and insurance companies to buy the elections – for inspiration going forward.

“If you want evidence that populism is alive in America, I say look to California,” said Jamie. Democrats around the country, he points out, are often more concerned with raising money than raising hell. “We’ve got to change our tactics…We can’t wait for Obama, we have to take it into our own hands”.

Check out the video below to learn more.

Jamie Court is the author of The Progressive’s Guide to Raising Hell, available now.

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