ABOUT BEYOND THE MESSY TRUTH NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart—by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as “a star of the 2016 campaign” (The New York Times) who coined the … Continued
Doing Magic with “Finding Magic” author spirited*politico, Sally Quinn, who has consulted with astro*mytho*politico Caroline since 1978… Woo-Hoo, bringing culturally influential magic even unto the political realm! Finding Magic by Sally Quinn: www.harperone.com/findingmagic/ And support The Visionary Activist Show on Patreon to find today’s Chart & Guiding Themes.
We celebrate 68 years of KPFA/Pacifica Network with a look at Voices That Change the World, from the Pacifica Radio Archives, a comprehensive 1300-hour Pacifica Radio Archives audio compilation featuring hundreds of thinkers, critics, activists, writers, and performers. Today we focus on James Baldwin speech, After the Murder of Four Children. James Baldwin delivers a … Continued
We speak with Chokwe Lumumba updates us on whats going on in Mississippi as he unveils his plan to run for Mayor
We on the left find ourselves in a world that seems sullied in at every level — the air we breathe, the water we drink, the unequal social relations between people, and an exploitative relationship with the natural world. Our answer, not surprisingly, is to struggle for more purity, both in our environment and in … Continued
Company Town! A new film by Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow which reveals the role of tech/ ‘sharing economy’ titans in S.F.—gentrification, anybody?—and their plans to take over the City. With host Kris Welch.
Na’im Akbar is a clinical psychologist well known for his Afro-centric approach to psychology. On today’s program, Dr. Akbar offers insight and analysis of the social concerns affecting descendants of Africans living in the United States. Afrocentric Scholar, Dr. Akbar offers an Afrocentric approach to understanding the social concerns affecting African-Americans. His name is Dr. … Continued
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, co-founder of the Intercept and author of The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program. And Normal Solomon, delegate for Bernie Sanders, on Sanders campaign strategy going forward after his win in the West Virginia Primary. About the book: Major revelations about the US government’s drone program—bestselling author Jeremy … Continued
With Gareth Jenkins, Senior Associate Fellow with the Joint Center’s Silk Road Studies Program and Turkey Initiative. He is a writer and analyst based in Istanbul.
With Mark Landler, longtime journalist at the New York Times and author of the book Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power. Then, Eric Fair, an Army veteran who worked in Iraq as a contract interrogator in 2004, on his new memoir Consequence. About Alter Egos: The deeply reported story of two … Continued