So-called “humanitarian intervention,” also known as humanitarian war, is the flagship of the Biden Administration’s foreign policy and the subject of this episode of “Covid, Race, and Democracy.” Author and University of Pittsburgh Law Professor Dan Kovalik spoke to Polina Vasiliev about international law as codified in the UN Charter. He is the author of … Continued

Journalist, political prisoner, and revolutionary, Mumia Abu-Jamal, is recovering from COVID-19 and is back in general population after completing quarantine in the prison infirmary. Mumia’s emergency-transfer to a hospital outside the prison on Sat, Feb 27,  came less than 24 hours after supporters flooded the prison and Philadelphia DA’s office with emails and calls expressing … Continued

On March 8, millions around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. Women have always been at the frontlines of defending their communities. Carrie Dann fought to protect  the ancestral, traditional Western Shoshone land in central Nevada. The land was formally recognized by the United States under the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley, which was never … Continued

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

WE DON’T NEED NO MISEDUCATION – JANUARY 4, 2021

  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


  In today’s edition of COVID, Race and Democracy, we revisit frontline food, clerical and healthcare workers fighting to survive Covid-19, and we remember the horrific murder of George Floyd, that sparked international outrage; and the valiant service of Los Angeles public and mental healthcare workers fighting for the health and safety of our Nation. … Continued