Today as self describe socialist Bernie Sanders announced that he will seek the white house once again we are in conversation of the history of socialism in United States. Guest: Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the … Continued
Venezuela in Crisis: As U.S. Pushes Regime Change, Fear Grows of Civil War & Famine; Amazon’s Defeat in NYC Galvanizes Movement to End Billion-Dollar Corporate Welfare.
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The notorious Mexican drug lord El Chapo has been convicted in a US courtroom in New York on 10 counts related to drug trafficking and other crimes. On today’s show we’ll speak with award-winning Mexico-based journalist Ioan Grillo who has been closely following the trial, and we’ll discuss what bearing the convictions mean for the … Continued
Communities For A Better Environment, or CBE as it is known to its many friends, is one of California’s premier environmental justice organizations. CBE has been on the front lines and fence lines working with low income and communities of color to speak truth to power and challenge polluters and government officials that protect them. … Continued
On this Valentine’s Day, things are not looking good for women’s reproductive rights. We get the latest. PLUS: Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative is coming to Oakland next week. We talk to a local participant. PLUS: can the Green New Deal become a Valentine for the planet? Hosted by Kris Welch.
A conversation on antisemitism, it’s history and the most recent controversy concerning Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota), one of the two Muslim women to have serve in Congress. Last week in a series of tweets suggested that AIPAC (The American Israel Public Affairs Committee) use money in order to influence U.S. policy to defend Israel. Representative … Continued
Happiness seems elusive in our society, despite the many industries attempting to sell it through a multitude of products and services. What’s missing, according to feminist Lynne Segal, is the sense that our happiness is intertwined with the happiness of others. She calls for reclaiming radical joy, through collective life and activism. Resources: Lynn Segal, … Continued
As teacher strikes in Denver and Los Angeles join a wave of recent labor actions bringing attention to the plight of the American public school system, we take a fresh look at one of the largest public school scandals in U.S. history. Public schools in Atlanta, Georgia, were thrown into chaos in 2015 when 11 … Continued
On today’s show well speak with Peter Schey about the latest news on detained and separated immigrant children. Schey is the President and Executive Director of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law Foundation and one of the lead attorneys representing detained children in the Flores case. Then, author Katharine Gerbner will discuss her … Continued