The difference in the disability experience throughout the U.S.A Food, politics and slang. In the U.S.A. it seems like these things very greatly between regions. Could the way people perceive those with disabilities also very greatly between areas? Join us on Pushing Limits as we explore some of the variations in attitudes that people with … Continued


Maybe the way to end poverty is to give poor people money. The idea of a universal basic income in the U.S. isn’t new. Progressives pushed the concept in the 1960s and 70s, and several other countries have tried local experiments. But, tech industry leaders like Tesla’s Elon Musk have recently taken up the idea … Continued


Did Lincoln free the slaves?  Or did they just as much free themselves?  And what were the ramifications of their seemingly impossible achievement — immediate and uncompensated emancipation — for other oppressed groups?  Historian David Roediger discusses that revolutionary period in U.S. history — and the consequences of its failure today.   Resources: David R. … Continued


There has been a great deal of coverage of the alt-right neo-Nazi movement since the civil unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia but, despite the Nazi murder of 70 thousand people with disabilities in the period leading up to the Holocaust, little has been said about alt-right, neo-Nazi attitudes toward people with disabilities. In this program, Nadin … Continued


Today on KPFA Radio’s Women’s Magazine we listen to a recent conversation recorded at the Impact Hub Oakland with feminist historian and cultural critic Lata Mani and filmmaker Nicolás Grandi,  who are the co-directors of the inspiring new film “The Poetics of Fragility.” Ashara Ekundayo hosts a conversation with the filmmakers and activist and scholar … Continued


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