It’s the only mass broadcast institution the left has — but it may disappear, right when listeners are tuning in and donating in droves during the Trump years. Radio historian Iain Boal and former interim Executive Director of Pacifica and Chair of the Pacifica National Board Sherry Gendelman discuss the crisis that has brought Pacifica … Continued
The alt-right has captured state legislatures, governorships, and now the White House—but their true goal is the end of the U.S. Constitution. Dr. Nancy MacLean spells it out. PLUS! Barbara Dane celebrates her 90th birthday with a concert! With host Kris Welch.
Professor Tina Wright talks about media and “fake” news under President-elect Donald Trump.
What lessons should and shouldn’t we take from the election debacle, and how do we seize on the strengths we have right now to turn in a new direction? Kate Raphael sits down with Uruguayan born novelist Carolina de Robertis, filmmaker Pamela Harris and acclaimed poet, performer and novelist Aya de Leon. Carolina De Robertis … Continued
The state, and fate, of journalism—directly linked to the state and fate of democracy…We’s in BIG trouble. Brian Edwards-Tiekert elaborates. PLUS: on the death of Fidel Castro, we talk with someone who fought in the revolution in Cuba—Bob Baldock. AND: a tribute to Bill Mandel, his courage, his articulateness, his long and deep service to … Continued
The right to vote has become the fight to vote. So says our guest, Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice. PLUS: LastWill joins us, bringing members of Hard Left. With host Kris Welch.
John Nichols is a political blogger and Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine. Robert McChesney is Professor of Communication at the Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The two have just come out with a new book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy. … Continued
With host Kris Welch.