The ideas of French thinker and Situationist Guy Debord were crucial in shaping the politics of the Sixties and providing an understanding of everyday life under contemporary capitalism. Independent scholar Anselm Jappe discusses the Marxist influences on, and enduring legacy of, Guy Debord. Resources: Anselm Jappe, Guy Debord PM Press, 2018
Bay Area native, Ricki Stevenson knows all about making her dreams come true! The former broadcast journalist and talk show host, fulfilled a life long ambition when she moved to Paris, France and, in 1998, launched Black Paris Tours. In conversation with host, Veronica Faisant, Ricki recalls, at three years of age, receiving the clarion … Continued
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Terrorism: where did it begin, and where will it end? We talk about the attacks in Paris and beyond, and Western reaction. PLUS: Rich people only! The Bay Area’s crisis in housing is only getting worse. We look for solutions. AND: a new book introduces children to the symphony. With host Kris Welch.
Multiple attacks in Paris have left well over 100 people dead, and the whole world reeling. We talk to folks in Paris. PLUS: the Supreme Court has agreed to rule on a Texas abortion law—could this be good news? AND: the less money you have, the more you pay to use it. Why, … Continued