After Massacre in California Bar, Will a Democrat-Controlled House Take Action on Gun Control? “We Will Never Concede to Bigotry”: Florida Organizers Sound the Alarm over Voting Discrepancies; Rashida Tlaib on Impeaching Trump, Occupied Palestine & Becoming One of First Muslim Congresswomen; Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib & Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Condemn Saudi Cruelty in Yemen.
On today’s show we’ll continue our coverage of the midterm election results with two of our news correspondents. First Rosa Clemente will join us to discuss how women of color changed the electoral process on Tuesday night and how the leadership of the Democratic Party will likely hamper them. Then, Paul Song will discuss how … Continued
Are you familiar with the Gypsy-punk band Junk Parlor? If not, listen into the second hour as songwriter, guitarist, lead vocalist Jason Vanderford talks with host Derk Richardson about the Oakland band and shares music from the new album, Electricity for Dreams. Also, musical tributes to the recently deceased Wah Wah Watson, Tony Joe White, … Continued
Join guest host Madalyn Berg as she interviews guest Jocelyn Boretta, herbalist and community organizer, as they discuss Jocelyn‘s work developing the Recetas+Remedios workshop program and how it empowers healthy Latinx communities through culturally relevant, place-based, bilingual holistic health education and care.
Trump Fires AG Sessions, Installs New Loyalist Whitaker to Oversee Mueller Probe; Ex-Congresswoman Who Voted to Impeach Nixon: Trump Firing Sessions Brings Back Troubling Memories; Deb Haaland, One of Nation’s First Native Congresswomen, Calls for Probe of Missing Indigenous Women.
For our midterm election post-mortem show we’ll spend the hour today speaking with three experts who have closely followed the races. First David Dayen of the Intercept will discuss who holds power in Congress and the states, the surprise wins and losses, and how ballot measures fared. Then, Jodi Jacobson of Rewire.news will examine how … Continued
What does Karl Marx’s masterwork Capital have in common with Dante’s Inferno? And more importantly, what can the book — which was partly written in debate with the socialist movements of its time — teach us today? William Clare Roberts reflects on Capital, Marx, and the importance of the idea of freedom for him. Resources: … Continued
In Rebuke of Trump, Democratic Women Help Seize House & 7 Governorships In Historic Midterm; Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We Need to Confront Trump’s Creeping Authoritarianism; Carol Anderson: Massive Voter Suppression Could Be Deciding Factor in Georgia Governor’s Race; “Love Prevails”: Floridians Celebrate Massive Restoration of Voting Rights to People with Felonies; Katrina vanden Heuvel: … Continued
36 Million in U.S. Cast Early Votes, Shattering Records for Young People & People of Color; “Smoking Gun” Evidence Shows Trump Admin’s Top Anti-Immigrant Officials Trying to Rig the Census; Women of Color Hope to Make History in 2018 Election with Wins in Congress and Governor’s Races; Oil & Gas Industry Giants Spend Millions in … Continued
Although income inequality is a central issue in the United States today, there are only a few ballot measures and political candidates centered around it on November 6th. On today’s show we’ll turn to Negin Owliaei of Inequality.org to discuss those measures tackling inequality. Then a new short film by Brave New Films on black … Continued