Multimedia: Missing Class video, audio and reviews

YouTube Videos

Radio Interviews

Written Reviews

YouTube Videos

Acknowledging Class in Activist Spaces on the Laura Flanders Show

The Laura Flanders show streams from Betsy Leondar-Wright was interviewed on July 6, 2014 to discuss class, classism and class identity.

Betsy on Why to avoid the word ‘classy’

Cross Class Coalition Building with Betsy Leondar-Wright

Betsy make the case for why cross-class movements are so integral to a stronger social justice movement. 


Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Empower Inactive Members

In an interview with Peter Bermudes, Betsy talks about her findings from ‘Missing Class: Strengthening Social Movement Groups by Seeing Class Cultures’ about group dynamics and leadership styles across class cultures.


Missing Class: Solving Group Problems

Betsy talks with Guy Rathbun about how seeing class cultures can help groups solve common group problems.


Missing Class: Funny Conflict Avoidance Story

One funny story from the book about how class dynamics play out in activist class cultures. 

Betsy on Arlington Public Access Cable:

Radio Interviews 

“Spirit in Action” on Northern Spirit Radio [March 30, 2014]

“RADIO with a VIEW” on WMBR, Cambridge
[April 6, 2014]  Click Here to Listen

“Talk Nation Radio” with David Swanson [April 9, 2014]

“The Union Edge: Labor’s Talk Radio” [April 9, 2014]

“The Matthew Filipowicz Show” [April 17, 2014]

“The Jordan Rich Show”
[April 29, 2014] Click Here to Listen

“Liberal Fix” [April 30, 2014]

Uprising Radio” [June 3rd, June 5th] Click Here to Listen to Part 1, or Part 2


Written Reviews

Journal of Progressive Human Services by Sam Coleman

Administrative Science Quarterly by Fabio Rojas

Labor Studies Journal review of Missing Class by Steve Early

“A Third Lens: Why Awareness of Class Cultures Can Strengthen Movements for Social Change” by Sonali Kolhatkar at

Peace News review by Milan Rai

“How the difference in class changes conversations” by Alan Preston at Real Change News

Class and Leadership on Telesur