The Visionary Activist Show
2:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays
Caroline responds to the conundrum of what to do at the culmination of the Dementors of Doom Convention (aka Republican pep rally) by hosting the playfully irreverent Mark Vicente, director of the movie, "What the Bleep Do We Know." www.whatthebleep.com Alright then, as Mercury stations, let’s think Bushco out of the White House.
Caroline is joined by Buddhist Noir author John Burdett from Bangkok. His latest novel, Bangkok 8, is the best detective novel that Caroline has ever read; a deep completely pertinent Plutonian delving into the erotic political spirit underworld of now.
Caroline is joined by Bob Gough, lawyer for the Lakota Sioux, speaking of the Northern Tribes’ alliance to produce wind power. Once again the indigenous people part of us has the capacity to bail our collective sorry industrial asses out of energetic nihilism.
Caroline’s guest is Kansas native political writer Thomas Frank, whose latest book, What’s the Matter with Kansas? explores the complex mystery as to why/how working class folks have been hood-winked into voting (Republican) against their interests …How Dems have complicitously abdicated/abandoned not only unions , but inspirational story-telling. Caroline will aspire to incite the author … Continued
Caroline reports back from the DNC.
Carolne reports back live from the Democratic Convention with a lively crew.
As the Sun enters Leo (time to make the invisible visible) Caroline (www.visionaryactivism.com) welcomes back colleague, Catherine Austin Fitts, (www.solari.com) (former Under Secretary of Housing under Bush I). Joining us from London, Chris Sanders, whom Catherine calls, "the smartest global economist on the planet" (www.sandersresearch.com) Together Catherine and Chris have written a comprehensive guide to … Continued
As the administration is pursuing legislative means to cancel or postpone the elections…In the midst of yarghhh!!!, we remember that humor, satire, mockery are essential to any prospect of democracy… So Caroline is joined this week by political comedian, Steve Bhaerman (aka Swami Beyondanda) www.wakeuplaughing.com from the Right to Laugh party.
This week Caroline is joined by Iraqui-born novelist, painter and former political prisoner, Haifa Zangana. Her most recent article, "The British transfer of sovereignty in the 20’s was equally meaningless," was Published by the Guardian on June 29th.