Hard Knock Radio

In Conversation with Martha Nussbaum

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For decades Martha C. Nussbaum has been an acclaimed scholar and humanist, earning dozens of honors for her books and essays. In The Monarchy of Fear she turns her full attention to the terrible political standoff tha has polarized America since the Trump election. Although today’s atmosphere is heavily marked by partisanship, divisive rhetoric, and the seeming total inability … Continued


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The UnAmerican Struggle

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On today’s show we look at the film, The UnAmerican Struggle. The UnAmerican Struggle is a feature-length, documentary film that offers a new perspective on a very controversial subject. In 2016, some 62 million American voters elected a presidential candidate whose views were rooted in multiple forms of bigotry — racism, misogyny, sexism, and xenophobia. … Continued


Brussels Is Under High Security Alert, But Will Europe Address Muslims in “Marginalized Ghettos”? A Paris Every Day: As 100 Americans Die from Guns Daily, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Calls for Reform; Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Elected After Popular Uprising, Defends Local Control of Schools; “A Mayor That’s Radical”: Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Reflects on His Poet Father … Continued