Category Archive: Shows

Jan 14

January 23: Propaganda and Silencing Political Dissent

The outgoing President Obama, who used the Espionage Law more times than all other presidents combined to go after whistleblowers and the media, hurled a final blow at political dissent when he signed the newest version of the National Defense Authorization Act into law (on the Friday before Christmas when people weren’t paying attention). Within …

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Jan 08

Time to Build and Fight to Become Ungovernable

Communities around the country are meeting and preparing for the continued onslaught of neo-liberalism that has exploded the wealth divide and has undermined education, health care, wages and more and the additional threats of an administration and Congress that are openly hostile towards immigrants, Muslims, LGBTQ, women and blacks. We speak with Kali Akuno of …

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Jan 01

A Presidency of Protest

Throughout 2016, there have been protests of presidential candidates, both Republican and Democrat. They took place during the primaries, at the conventions and through and after the election. No matter who was elected, it was clear that the next president would be a plutocrat who does not have the interests of the people or planet …

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Dec 17

Indigenous Sovereignty On The Line

The fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from being built on┬átribal land and under Lake Oahe of the Missouri River has brought together hundreds of tribes in an historic show of unity. Non-indigenous people and organizations have also joined to support this Indigenous-led effort. There is a long legacy of extraction of fuels on …

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Dec 11

Building Green Party Power

Now that the election is over, we will discuss what it will take to build political power for the changes that we require. We’ll look specifically at the Green Party, its history, its context within the current political environment and what must be done┬ánext.   Listen here:   Relevant articles and websites: GP.org Greens Speak …

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Nov 28

The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War

On Dec. 1 and 2, the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will take place in Washington, DC. Organized by CODEPINK, people from around the world will testify or send testimony on the lies that were used to start the war and on the costs of war. We speak with two people who will participate, …

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Nov 20

Popular Power in the Era of Trumpism

The unexpected election of Donald Trump has created confusion among the elites and political space for a new people’s agenda. Bruce Dixon of Black Agenda Report joins us to analyze the elections results. Then Bill Moyer of the Backbone Campaign will discuss ways to build popular power to counter the potential harm of Trump’s policies …

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Nov 06

Putting People, Planet and Peace Over Profit

On the eve of the election in an unprecedented election year, we speak with Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for President in the US, for an hour about the campaign, the Green Party and how to build political power for radical change in the United States.   Listen here:   Relevant articles and websites: …

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Oct 30

The Joke’s On You! Election 2016

AKA: Happy Halloween, If the Elections Weren’t So Scary, They’d be Hilarious Decades of lesser evil voting and a growing plutocracy have brought us to the two most hated presidential candidates in history. The public discourse has devolved to discussion of the illegal behaviors of the candidates while the United States and the planet are …

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Oct 16

Is the U.S. at War With Russia?

Tensions are mounting between the United States and Russia. Foreign policy analysts are saying this is more than a new cold war. The European border with Russia has seen an increase in NATO troops, missile systems and bases, while Russia has moved troops and equipment to their border. Last week Russia held nuclear attack exercises, …

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