In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Vincent Emanuele — a longtime leftist and community organizer — about community building, organizing, why the working class are abandoning the Democrats, organizing, why engaging with ordinary people matters, and how the left can do better. Vincent Emanuele is a writer, antiwar veteran, community organizer, and podcaster. He is the co-founder of PARC | Politics Art Roots Culture Media and the PARC Community-Cultural Center located in Michigan City, Indiana. He is also a member of Veterans For Peace and OURMC | Organized & United Residents of Michigan City, and Collective 20. This conversation took place on December 15, 2020.