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Fallen Heroes of 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Thousands of local social justice organizers, activists and other leaders passed away this year. People doing crucial work in their communities, whose deaths didnt make the headlines. On this edition of Making Contact, as we do every December, well hear about some of the... Read more

Origins of Radical Right-Wing Power: Nancy MacLean

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The history of the anti-government and anti-democratic politics that have transformed the U.S. in recent years is largely obscured from view. The radical right’s agenda includes: suppression of voting rights, privatization of everything from schools to Medicare to Social... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 11

Airs at: Wed, 01/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
  January 3, 2018   Pulitzer-Prize nominated author Inara Verzemnieks discusses her latest work with contributor Inessa Anderson.  The book, entitled "Among the Living and the Dead", is part memoir, part historical record.  Inara was raised by her Latvian refugee grandp... Read more

Direct Cinema - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  In the early 1960's a revolution in documentary filmmaking took root, inspired by both cultural uprisings and new audio-visual technologies.  The movement known as Direct Cinema rejected authorial voiceovers and other narrative devices, opting instead for immediacy, ambi... Read more

Edward Herman: The Propaganda Model

Airs at: Tue, 12/26/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In liberal democratic societies, it has long been understood that the use of force to control the population is generally not a viable option. Therefore, controlling what people think is critical. Thus, an elaborate system of propaganda is needed. For that system to be e... Read more

Danny Goldberg, In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea (ENCORE)

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  During one year, 1967, it seemed possible that the world could be transformed by peace, love, and meditation. The assassinations, violence, and polarization of 1968 hadn’t happened, and the hippies were exploring spirituality and social justice.     Danny Goldberg takes... Read more

1985 MOVE Bombing: Ramona Africa

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Today, we rebroadcast our historic one-hour special with Ramona Africa. She is the sole survivor of the catastrophic residential bombing of the MOVE house by Philadelphia police in May 1985. The bombing resulted in the deaths of 11 people, including five children. Ramona... Read more

Noam Chomsky...Neoliberalism: An Accounting

Airs at: Tue, 12/19/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Neoliberalism is an odd term when you think about it. It is hardly new and it is not particularly liberal. It has been a great economic success story-for the 1%. The detritus of neoliberalism litters the landscape from smashed unions to shredded safety nets, and deregula... Read more

The Divine Feminine and Jesus's Secret Revelations to His Brother

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Jann Aldredge-Clanton didn't start out as a reformer. When she was a pre-teen, she almost starved herself to death trying to fit into the culture's feminine mold. In high school she felt inadequate because she never won a beauty crown, even though she graduated at the to... Read more

Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  With Declaration on Jerusalem Trump Angers World, Isolates U.S; Trump Floats Idea to Establish Private Spy Agency; U.S. Indigenous Communities Building Capacity to Confront the Impact Climate Change. Philip Weiss, co-editor of the online Middle East news site Mondoweiss;... Read more