We speak with Kali Akuno in Jackson Mississippi about May Day activities. Later Davey D joins activists in the streets as they strike to protest working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. And lastly, we speak with four youth activists from Youth vs Apocalypse about the connection between Climate Justice and May Day. And how they … Continued


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May Day Action 2020: Resisting Coronavirus Capitalism

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Labor, housing, and immigration advocates are planning to mark May Day on Friday with mass protests while social distancing. We speak with four activists about planned actions and the challenges of organizing during a pandemic. Guests: Josh Healey is an award-winning writer, performer, filmmaker, and creative activist. He is the lead writer and executive producer … Continued


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Coronavirus Capitalism

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We are potentially entering a period of austerity in the US at a level not seen since the Great Depression. By mid-April, over 22 million people had filed for unemployment benefits. And its unclear whether jobs and businesses that people left behind will still be there once stay-at-home orders are lifted. The world as we … Continued


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Georgia To Reopen and The Impact of Covid-19 on Africa and the United States

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We speak with George Chidi, the editor of the Decaturish about Georgia’s plan to lift the shelter-in-place order on April 30. We discuss the risk to public safety and the financially motivated reasons Gov. Brian Kemp is undeterred by public criticism regarding his decision. We speak with former political prisoner Dhoruba al-Mujahid bin Wahad about … Continued


We continue our conversation from yesterday with Kev Choice, Ryan Nicole, Kareaga Bailey, and Jennifer Johns about the role art plays in healing people during this pandemic. We highlight the newly released album Social Distancing. Later we speak with Isha Clarke from Youth Vs. Apocalyse about Earth Day 2020.