Hard Knock Radio

Reporter Tim Redmond and Music Mogul Damon Dash

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We speak with 48 hills, investigative journalist Tim Redmond about propositions, local officials running for office and the upcoming presidential election. Later music mogul Damon Dash, the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records discusses his latest business venture, Damon Dash TV.


with Elizabeth Calvin, Senior Advocate for Children’s Rights at Human Rights Watch in support of the Proposition, and Mark Zahner, CEO of the California District Attorney’s Association in opposition to the Proposition. and then with Andrej Grubachic, a US-based anarchist theorist, Balkan federalist, and Anthropology Professor with the California Institute of Integral Studies. He has written on … Continued


Authorities have just destroyed the Calais refugee camp in France displacing thousands of migrants, among them many unaccompanied children. We’ll turn to Sabia Rigby of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, who has been visiting Calais and will share stories of how the refugees created a community that has now been decimated. And, journalist Marcy Wheeler joins … Continued


Standing Rock Chair: Obama Could Stop the Dakota Pipeline Today & Preserve Indigenous Sacred Sites; The Indigo Girls Launch #NoDAPL Boycott to Protest Pipeline Owner Who Runs Major Folk Music Festival; “I Do Not Play for Oil Interests”: Jackson Browne to His Biggest Fan, the Billionaire Behind #DAPL; Who is Kelcy Warren, the Texas Billionaire … Continued


Attorney Dan Siegel in-studio with Mitch Jeserich and Cat Brooks, explains his case  against the City of Oakland representing Sergeant “Mike” Gantt. Full interview here:   Also on the second half of the show, Jeff Chang, co-founder of CultureStr/ke and ColorLines. He serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford … Continued