On today’s show we hear an in depth panel discussion on mass incarceration moderated by and featuring Michelle Alexander, Marc Lamont Hill, Vonya Quarrels. photo credit @LSPC
Reproductive politics — that is, the politics of keeping households fed, sheltered, educated, and cared for, as well as creating the next generation — are central to contemporary capitalism. And reproductive politics are fundamentally about class, race, and sexuality, as Laura Briggs argues. She discusses why we should recognize the household as a key site … Continued
Reports of serious police violence over the weekend at the DAPL N. Dakota site. We get a report. PLUS: thousands of inmates all across the U.S. have been on strike to call attention to deplorable conditions inside the nations prisons. AND; a new CD from the punk band The love Songs. Last Will introduces us. … Continued
Movements like Black Lives Matter have turned a spotlight on the mass criminalization of people of color in the United States. But are we any closer to understanding why the American state locks up its residents in record numbers? Radical scholar Jordan Camp discusses working class insurgency from below—from the Watts Rebellion to the Los … Continued
We speak with the son of Mumia Abu-Jamal about the health of his father, hip-hop artist Zumbi of ZionI stops by to discuss HipHop and activism and lastly we chop it up with artist Chamuco Cortez about La Movida Lives event at Eastside Arts Alliance this weekend.