Resisting Our Battle Fatigue

elcome to Connect the Dots. I’m your host Lila Garrett and as the parade of horrors continues with the Trump administration, it’s tempted to move to Iceland. I’m thinking about it… But first I want to express my admiration for you my listeners, and your colleagues. The level of protest has been beyond heartening. It’s…

Embracing the New Populist Moment

he Bernie Sanders campaign is the latest and largest wave of a rising populist tide, gaining force from the Occupy movement, the Dreamers, Black Lives Matter, the Fight for $15, the Wisconsin showdown, and more. The failure of the political establishment has been exposed, but the center still holds. So what’s next? First, Sanders is…

Trump’s Dreadful Cabinet

elcome to CONNECT THE DOTS. I’m your host Lila Garrett and after a week of watching the parade of Donald Trumps’ choices for his cabinet and agency leaders, I was ready to give up. Fortunately, there are people and organizations out there who aren’t even considering it. Three of those noble people are interviewed on…

Electoral College: What’s at Stake?

elcome to CONNECT THE DOTS. I’m your host Lila Garrett, scared to death. As we approach the finish line, which easily could be today December 19th, when the Electoral College votes Trump in…..or, let us pray, votes him out, it is clear we are looking at the future not just of our country, but the…