Pete On The Issues

Empowering Workers in a Changing Economy




1:50
Pete thanks the attendees at Ankeny, Iowa, at the "A New Rising Tide: Empowering Workers in a Changing Economy" policy rollout event.
2:24
Pete introduces speaker Tabatha Lamb at the "A New Rising Tide: Empowering Workers in a Changing Economy" event.
7:57
Pete thanks the speakers and the Ankeny Democrats at the "Empowering Workers in a Changing Economy" event.
9:36
Pete describes the changing economy and world that made the Trump presidency possible.
11:24
Pete talks about how the status quo in Washington is failing to meet the changes in our economy and world.
12:24
Pete explains why we can't just go back to normal and need a new status quo.
13:24
Pete explains why he has a unique personal perspective on the current political and economic landscape.
14:32
Pete calls out the hypocrisy of the religious right and Republicans for family separation and budget cuts for hungry Americans.
14:59
Pete summarizes his policy plans, including The Douglass Plan for Black America and his national service plan.
16:24
Pete explains that growth isn't reaching workers and how that reality has affected the lives of people he has met on trail.
18:29
Trump's "like the rooster who thinks he made the sun come up" when it comes to the economy.
19:07
Pete cites the choices made by politicians that suppressed organized labor and have contributed to unequal economic growth.
20:09
Pete cites the rights and protections that organized labor has historically secured for workers.
21:08
Pete explains why American freedom includes the freedom to organize.
21:58
Pete talks about how his life and career have intersected with unions.
22:47
Pete introduces the specifics of his economic plan.
25:25
Pete introduces the specifics of his economic plan as it relates to organized labor.
26:40
Pete introduces the specifics of his economic plan as it relates to domestic workers, farm workers, and undocumented workers.
27:18
Pete explains how his economic plan will help close the pay gap for women.
28:56
Pete describes the story he wants to be able to tell his future children of how, starting now, we changed America for the better.
30:37
Pete concludes his prepared remarks at "A New Rising Tide: Empowering Workers in a Changing Economy."
32:31
I'm an activist working for $15 and a union. What is your plan to help secure this?
34:16
What will you do to increase wages for future generations while still maintaining growth in the economy?
36:30
I work for McDonald's, and we need a union. What are we going to do?
40:00
What are your views on the right-to-work states and how will you reverse the damage those laws have done and improve the state of labor?
41:56
As president, would you support the Military Justice Improvement Act for victims of sexual assault in the military?
44:36
What are we going to do about student loan debt that is holding back young people trying to build lives and families in this economy?
47:37
How can we move the VA system towards the models set by the best hospitals and move away from the idea of privatization?
50:39
How are we going to encourage preventative action to mitigate climate change instead of continuing to spend money dealing with the aftermath of extreme weather events?
53:22
What does your economic plan do to address economic growth in rural America?
56:11
Do you have a plan to revamp or make improvements to the American with Disabilities Act?
57:52
The conservative media continually positions the Democrats as socialists and communists. As president, how are you going to contradict this?
1:00:25
How do we deal with the issue of losing local tax revenue because the internet allows people to buy things from anywhere?
1:02:30
Talking about the economy is great and all but my question is - Wine, beer, or Fireball?
1:03:13
If you get rid of the electoral college, what are you going to do to make sure smaller population states are still represented?
1:05:59
How do we deal with the rising costs of college tuition so that people don't get into student debt to begin with?
1:07:52
Pete gives a closing statement at the "A New Rising Tide: Empowering Workers in a Changing Economy" event.