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Frank Zeidler, the former socialist mayor of Milwaukee, looks back on his life in politics and his personal experiences of local and national history.
My mother immigrating from Russia to the United States and how she shifted cultures.
One Small Step conversation partners Christopher Kendel (51) and Mary Ellen Jordan (49) talk about their personal political beliefs, division on social media and the pandemic.
One Small Step conversation partners Kelli Gannon (55) and Zanne Macdonald (72) talk about their upbringings, politics, and COVID-19.
One Small Step conversation partners Anita Randrianantoanina (27) and Ronald Washington (51) talk about their families, the Black Lives Matter movement, immigration, and American politics in the wake of the 2016 election.
One Small Step conversation partners Dean Berglund (60) and Mary Somnis (67) talk about socialism, capitalism, use of the social safety net at different points in their lives, and their love of the North Shore.
One Small Step conversation partners Jamal [No Name Given] (33) and Jamie Hadwin (35) discuss education, capitalism, and funding for public services. They also learn some similarities between their fathers.
Maria Duyos Trzcinski (66) talks to her daughter, Megan Murray (30) about her teenage years in Cuba when Fidel Castro came to power. She shares the struggles her family went through after applying to leave the country, and she remembers...
In their One Small Step conversation, Matt Osche (24) and Fernando Soriano (23) talk about their post-grad work and how foreign countries approach social support.
Karen Cathers tells her kids, Nikki Pison, Justin Peone, Christina Pappalardo about her childhood growing up with Communist parents during the Cold War, marrying an older man when she was 17, and feeling determined to be a “perfect” mother for...
One Small Step participants Dominic Glass [no age given] and Aniko Imre [no age given] discuss their upbringing in California and Hungary, respectively, their outlooks on unions, and their hopes for their children.
This is an interview with my father, who was born and grew up in Poland while it was under authoritarian rule by the Soviet Union.
The Yi family discusses the history of socialism and their personal experience with it,
Thomas "Tommy" Orlando (33) and One Small Step partner John Sadzewicz (65) share their different viewpoints on abortion, health care, and socialism.
Lejla Hadzidedic discusses her expectations and experience as an immigrant, as well as the process of adapting to American life. She elaborates on the way her perception of the culture had changed and how it differs to that of Bosnia,...
My mom elaborates on her life in Budapest, Hungary, and what it was like growing up with a socialist government. She also talks about her education and her brother, and how it was mandatory for everyone to learn Russian while...
One Small Step conversation partners Tavie Armfield (68) and Meggie Marie Sage (30) talk about their families, their political values, and immigration.
One Small Step conversation partners George "Kate" Saba [no age given] and Sarah Wilkinson (26) share their thoughts on recent elections, the political landscape of the United States, and what causes inequalities amongst US citizens. Kate reflects on her upbringing...
I talked to my mother about her childhood and growing up in communist Yugoslavia.
We began talking about the intersection of culture and politics. We then examined the polarization in politics and current Presidential nominees.
Monica Whatley (32) interviews her friend, Bandele [no name given] (73), about his incarceration in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Bandele reflects on what he learned during the 33 years during which he was detained, his relationship...
Interview between Julia Guerrero Reed and her father Roger Reed about their Montaldo ancestors, who were part of the Icarian utopian socialist commune in Illinois and Iowa in the mid-1800’s.
One Small Step participants, Kenneth "Ken" Wetcher (80) and Beq Parker (72), talk about their political views, identities, and differing ideas about the military.
One Small Step partners Richard "Wray" White (69) and Margaret "Peggy" Williams (71) discuss their backgrounds, their shared experience of parenthood, mental health, news media, and the challenge of connecting with others across political difference.