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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