Election 2020


The US holds a momentous election amid a global pandemic, an economic meltdown and one of the most polarizing presidencies in generations. In this episode, recorded just hours after polls close, Laura is joined by three experts with an up-close perspective on the legacy of this year’s campaigns, the up and down ballot results as of air time, and the work ahead, regardless of who wins the election. Activist Maurice Mitchell is the national director of the Working Families Party and a leading organizer in the Movement for Black Lives. He’s been on the streets all year. Scot Nakagawa is a senior partner of ChangeLab, an Asian American-led racial justice laboratory, where he focuses on how to prevent authoritarianism. Stacy Mitchell (no relation to Maurice) is an anti-monopoly activist and co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. She works to build thriving, equitable communities.

We’re in a time of great instability, revolt, and possibility. History teaches us that in times like these, we need to be both bold and vigilant.” —Scot Nakagawa

In This Episode

  • Aimee Allison, Director of She The People
  • Stacy Mitchell, Co-Director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance
  • Scot Nakagawa, Senior Partner at ChangeLab
  • Maurice Mitchell, National Director of the Working Families Party, leading organizer in the Movement for Black Lives

Where to Watch

You can watch this episode on your local WORLD channel at 11:30 am ET on Sunday, October 11, or on your local PBS station.
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Click here to watch online on YouTube. The episode will be made available at 11:30 am ET on Sunday, October 18.

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