Zephyr Teachout, scholar and activist, sat down to talk with Producer Jacob Smith about populism, the progressive movement, and what lays before us in the 2016 election and beyond. An activist who is concerned with big money in politics, she is the author of Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's snuffbox to Citizens United. Teachout challenged Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the 2014 primary, running on a progressive campaign platform.
Zephyr Teachout, speaking with the Waking the Sleeping Giant team, in 2015. Teachout recently declared her 2016 candidacy for US Congress.