Bob Ostertag is a lifelong musician, writer and filmmaker. Maureen Taylor is a lifelong soldier for the poor in Detroit, Michigan. Together, they bring you discussions of politics, environment, and culture, drawing on the social networks of an internationally touring musician and writer, with the perspective and wisdom that can only come from a life lived among those with the least.
Maureen Taylor heads the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, a union of public assistance recipients, low-income workers and the unemployed. She spearheaded campaigns to protect low-income Detroiters against electricity, gas and water shut-offs. Most recently she was appointed by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities.