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Covering the movements, the issues, and the people fighting for some of the most important social justice issues of our time. Hosted by Amy Gastelum, Salima Hamirani, Anita Jonhson, and Lucy Kang.
My T-Shirt Says it All The T-shirt is a staple of the American wardrobe, worn by pretty much everyone at one time or another. UC Berkeley graduate student, Jacob Fenston, talks with three T-shirt designers who use the garments as a way to fight racism, communicate cultural identity, and mourn friends who’ve passed away.
A Crisis of Care: A System on Life Support; Part III Health care in prisons and jails in California is in a state of crisis. There is no quick fix and lives are at risk. In the last of our three-part series, A Crisis of Care: A System on Life Support, we’ll hear from experts … Continued
British-Pakistani author, Tariq Ali, is one of the world’s leading historians and speakers on South Asia, U.S. foreign policy and the so-called clash of civilizations. This past March, before an audience at the Left Forum in New York City, Alternative Radio’s founder and host, David Barsamian, spoke with Mr. Ali. They talked about Pakistan’s history, … Continued
No One is Illegal organizer, Harjap Grewal, talks about global migration, guest worker programs and the brewing resistance in what he calls "Fortress North America" at California’s San Jose State University this past April.
UC Berkeley graduate students, Abigail Curtis and Angélica Marín, take us to the streets of Richmond, California. We meet Jairo, a 17-year old boy who dreams of playing professional soccer. Those plans are put on hold when his parents are deported.
Adam Hochschild and Naomi Klein speak at the 2008 Left Forum conference about "cracks in the edifice;" lessons from abolitionist movements, and failings of the current administration.
On this episode, we talk with a single mom, and a tax fairness advocate to debunk some myths about how wealth is created and what people can do to change tax policy.