In this episode, we hear voices of those who came to Washington to protest on January 6th, originally on WPFW’s On the Ground with Esther Iverem. We thank Thomas O’Rourke for this recording. WPFW’s Esther Iverem also spoke to Dr Gerald Horne about the protests at the Capitol building. Ann Garrison spoke to investigative journalist Max Blumenthal, founding editor of the website The Grayzone | Investigative Journalism on … Continued
Covid, Race and Democracy
COVID, RACE AND DEMOCRACY is a national weekly show from Pacifica Radio, a collective effort by producers from across the Pacifica Radio Network.
In this episode, we bring you the first of a 2-part series on how the pandemic is impacting the long struggle for a culturally affirming, socially just, and liberating educational system. Segment 1: Education Before COVID Indigenous Ways of Teaching & Learning Dr. Leroy Little Bear, Professor Emeritus at the University of Lethbridge, and a … Continued
Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant represents a socialist grassroots movement that managed to pass a city tax on corporations towards COVID relief. Her campaign is now under attack by billionaires like Jeff Bezos, companies such as Amazon, as well as the Democratic and Republican establishment in a recall effort. From producer Elliot Avila. Kshama Sawant … Continued
In this episode, Pacifica’s “Covid, Race, and Democracy” focuses on the deadly impact of COVID-19 on people incarcerated in U.S. jails, prisons and immigrant detention centers, the trauma to their families and communities, and the fight for their freedom.