• We've Got People

  • From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement
  • By: Ryan Grim
  • Narrated by: Sean W. Stewart
  • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (130 ratings)

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We've Got People

By: Ryan Grim
Narrated by: Sean W. Stewart
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem like she came from nowhere, but the movement that propelled her to office - and to global political stardom - has been building for 30 years. We’ve Got People is the story of that movement, which first exploded into public view with the largely forgotten presidential run of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, a campaign that came dangerously close to winning. With the party and the nation at a crossroads, this timely and original audiobook offers new insight into how we’ve gotten where we are - and where we're headed.

©2019 Ryan Grim (P)2019 Ryan Grim
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Excellent and illuminating, despite tech "issue"

If you want to understand the coming trend in U.S. politics, read (or listen to) this book!
Engaging & captivating - only marred by a tech "issue", that rendered Chapter 19 -- the chapter about AOC, the Justice Democrats, and The Young Turks unintelligible.
I can't imagine why Audible/Amazon wouldn't want me to hear about AOC, the Justice Democrats, and The Young Turks. You'll have to find out for yourself...

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Progressive Crack.

Ryan Grim takes an honest look at the Democratic Party and where people centered polices and actions can head in the present day.

Take away the sub-optimal reading, and it's the best thing you can buy with a Credit.

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TMBS

I Bought this book right after listening to Ryan Grim on The Michael Brooks show

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outstanding, must read

A must read for anyo e trying to understand the varied and sundry failings of the Modern Democratic Party. Grim shoulda read it himself.

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Ryan did a wonderful job.

The title says it all. Ryan did a good job retelling these progressive stories. Not narrated by author, but that's fine.

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Must-Buy, Easy Top 3

If you're looking for an in depth and fascinating overview of our political environment, how we got here, and where we're going, this is a must. Top 3 titles I've gotten on Audible easily.

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excellent history of leftists w/in the Dem Party

great look back at how leftists and progressives have moved the Democratic Party.
a few mispronounced names (Tom Daschle) and birds?

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Great book, terrible title!

I've been reading book after book by some of the greats. I became aware of this book after watching an interview with Ryan when the book was mentioned. This book is KEY to understanding the current landscape of American leftwing politics. To start after the Civil rights Era was brilliant. It details the transformation of the democratic party from a party of activism, to a fundraising apparatus. The book should be titled something like, "The modern History of the Democratic Party " I appreciate the respect given to AOC with the title, but what is most important is the increased awareness an American will have after reading.

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Everyone who cares about politics should read this book

This book is so inspiring! It gives me hope for change and the future of our country!

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Needs A Knowledgeable Rrader

The reader sounds out each individual letter of acronyms. This is highly distracting. For example, the dee cee cee cee instead of the D triple C. Also the reader shouldn't try to mimic voices as he is horrible at it. The content was great but the reader was horrible.

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Needs work

As of the time of this writing, the 16th chapter is b0rked (an overlapping of recordings). Also, our intrepid narrator probably recorded this at home, resulting in some sections being read in a more subdued manner.

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