Community Building

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Up With Riders!

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
OPAL Enviromental Justice Oregon has a new campaign to stop fare hikes and win expansion of fareless, decriminalized public transportation. This campaign no longer accepts that transportation must be a private, for-profit system that excludes and criminalizes our communitie... Read more

Education In and Outside of Prison

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 1:00am - 2:00am
  Suzanne LaGrande interviews Chris Wilson, author of The Master Plan, an inspiring memoir of a man sentenced to life in prison, who decided to create a new future for himself.   Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life ... Read more

A Look at Alternative Education

Airs at: Sun, 06/30/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne LaGrande interviews Jerry Mintz, a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and founder of the Alternative Resource Education Organization (AERO). He talks about the philosophy of alternative schools in AERO and some of the similarities and... Read more

Vocational Education: The Other Four Year Degree

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

The Corporatization of Public Education and The Rise of Fascism

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne talks with internationally reknowned writer and cultural critic Henry A. Giroux about how corporate values have changed the nature of higher education and the connections between the dismantling of public education and the rise of facism in the U.S.  Henry A Giroux ... Read more

Juneteenth Special

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
June 19 is Juneteenth. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia recognize Juneteenth as a holiday or a holiday observance. Since this edition of Free Culture Radio is being recorded on and will be broadcast on June 19, we make a technical departure from our usual cove... Read more

Higher Education in Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on the Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande discusses how higher education has changed in the last thirty years with  Herb Childress and Henry A. Giroux.  Herb Childress is author of   The Adjunct Underclass: How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, ... Read more

Separation, Dysfunction and the Catholic Church

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Is It You Or Is It Me
Please join me tonight as Maisie MacKinnon and I discuss the ramifications of the recent educational directive released by the Vatician. More than just a weak attempt at gender control, the Pope is encouraging the essence of hatred and separation to be taught by Catholic an... Read more

The Education Revolution: A Look at Alternative Education

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
 Today on Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Jerry Mintz, a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and founder of the Alternative Resource Education Organization (AERO). He talks about the philosophy of alternative schools in AERO and some of... Read more