Hard Knock Radio – December 18, 2017

Hard Knock Radio

Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson.

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Capitalism has been the engine of unprecedented economic growth and social transformation. With the fall of the communist states and the triumph of “neo- liberalism,” capitalism is by far the world’s dominant ideology. But how much do we understand about how it originated, and what makes it work? CAPITALISM is an ambitious and accessible six-part … Continued


Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Dr. Mustafa BarGhouti discusses 100 Years after the Balfour Declaration: The Anti-Colonial Struggle in Palestine. Mustafa Barghouti is General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative & President of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees.


we discuss the film, Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States. Israel’s ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and its repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world — except the United States. The Occupation of the American Mind takes … Continued


The Untold History of the United States. Filmmaker Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick reveal a riveting account of the rise and decline of the American empire. They trace the American empire through the bloody U.S. suppression of the Filipino struggle for independence; the establishment of U.S. financial hegemony via World War I; the repeated … Continued


We speak with filmmaker Cheo Tyehimba Taylor about his new film, “Together We Rise,” a 3-part doc about everyday people across California finding their power to change the “systems” that repress them. Film tackles food justice for African immigrants in San Diego, revisiting the painful past of Indian boarding schools and reclaiming native languages in the classroom on a … Continued


 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Dr. Mustafa BarGhouti discusses 100 Years after the Balfour Declaration: The Anti-Colonial Struggle in Palestine. Mustafa Barghouti is General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative & President of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees


On today’s show we explore the Social History of LSD in America. The 10 hour history of LSD are talks, interviews and documentaries presented on the airwaves of Pacifica Radio. We feature the voices of Timothy Leary, Andrew Weil and Ram Dass.  


Symbols of Resistance explores the history of the Chicano Movement as it emerges in the 1970’s with a focus on events in Colorado and Northern New Mexico. It focuses on the struggle for land, the student movement, and community struggles against police repression highlighting the significance of the Chicano Movement and its relevance to struggles … Continued


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