Native American Youth, A Challenge To 2020 Democrats

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a rally in Warren, Mich., Saturday, April 13, 2019. Paul Sancya/AP Photo

We talk with a former North Dakota lawmaker and the leader of the Center for Native American Youth about difficulties facing that population, and what’s being done to help them. Then we hear suggestions a political activist has for Democrats to have a more successful November than they did in 2016.

Featured in this Show

  • A Check In On The Country’s Native American Youth

    We discuss a new book by a former senator, who responded to a single photograph of a Native American girl who had been brutally beaten in a foster home.

  • A Call For Democrats To Stand Firm To Win In 2020

    According to our guest, today’s Democrats are “an apologetic party and a play-it-safe party,” and they’re failing to recognize the conditions that led to Donald Trump’s presidency. He says those circumstances are playing out again in 2020 and explains what they need to do to win big this year.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Sen. Byron Dorgan Guest
  • Nikki Pitre Guest
  • Mike McCabe Guest

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