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16.11.2017

Impeach! A Letter From Michael Moore

Impeach! A Letter From Michael Moore

It is time to remove this dangerous man from office. I have just signed the “Need To Impeach” petition initiated by Tom Steyer of California. Over two million other Americans have also signed it. And that number keeps growing every hour. We — all of us — must not wait a… »

15.11.2017

Armistice Day & Remembrance Day: Finding and Keeping Hold of Always Elusive Peace in the World

Armistice Day & Remembrance Day: Finding and Keeping Hold of Always Elusive Peace in the World

By Jerome Irwin The world has just honored yet another Armistice Day – Remembrance Day – Veterans Day for all those who lost their lives in armed defense of their nation’s right to exist and remain a free people. Nation’s like the United States, Canada and Israel pay constant… »

15.11.2017

When reaction grows out of the barrel of a gun

When reaction grows out of the barrel of a gun

What can the left do to organize for a world free of both gun violence and right-wing fanaticism exemplified by the NRA? Danny Katch puts forward some answers. EACH MASS shooting in the U.S. is a sign of societal sickness, and their increased pace and deadliness shows the disease… »

10.11.2017

Face 2 Face with David Novack

Face 2 Face with David Novack

On this show we speak with David Novack, documentary director of Burning the Future: Coal in America. This destructive practice, known as mountaintop-removal mining, has damaged or destroyed nearly 2,000 miles of streams and threatens to destroy 1.4 million acres of mountaintops and forests by 2020. The mining poisons… »

08.11.2017

Conversation with Samantha Silva

Conversation with Samantha Silva

By Jhon Sánchez The last time I read “A Christmas Carol” was in April of this year. I assigned a graphic novel of the book to my students to study character arc. Like most children from my generation in Colombia—and the generations before, I grew up, reading, watching or listening… »

08.11.2017

One Year After Hell Froze Over

One Year After Hell Froze Over

Danny Katch, author of the new book When Bad Governments Happen to Good People, looks back at the election that gave us the nightmare that is Donald Trump. ONE YEAR ago on November 8, Donald Trump was elected the leader of the most powerful nation on the planet,… »

05.11.2017

The free speech of fools

The free speech of fools

Danny Katch offers some remedial lessons about the meaning of free speech to the University of Florida administration following Nazi Richard Spencer’s appearance. HERE’S A multiple-choice quiz–choose between the following definitions of “freedom of speech: A: An important civil liberty that needs to be constantly fought for in a… »

01.11.2017

Face 2 Face with David Okada

Face 2 Face with David Okada

On this show we speak with David Okada, co-President of the NY chapter of the Japanese-American Citizens League concerning the #SaveTuleLake campaign and the effort to have Fred Korematsu Day established in NYC. »

18.10.2017

Kaepernick, NFL, America & U.S. Constitution Lock Horns in the Coliseum

Kaepernick, NFL, America & U.S. Constitution Lock Horns in the Coliseum

The second labor of Hercules was to slay the monstrous Lernean Hydra. From the murky waters of its swampy den, the hydra rises up whenever challenged and attacks with the poisonous venom of its nine heads, one head of which is immortal and therefore indestructible. Not a beast of easy… »

16.10.2017

Interview with Mary Wareham at the Humanitarian Disarmament Forum

Interview with Mary Wareham at the Humanitarian Disarmament Forum

Mary is the founder of the Humanitarian Disarmament Campaign Forum. She gives us a quick historical process of the summit and the objectives of this year’s event in NYC on October 13, 14 and 15 2017… »

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