Women’s Rights in the Workplace – Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment – 04.13.15

Join Jack Tuckner and Deborah O’Rell as they interview Aleka Albert, a client of their firm who won punitive and compensatory damages from a Brooklyn jury at the end of her sexual harassment trial against two Subway fast food restaurants in February. Aleka was subjected to quid pro quo and hostile work environment sexual harassment, so listen to her brave story of workplace sexualization at the tender age of 17, as Jack and Deborah explain the difference between the two kinds of legally actionable workplace “harassment” based on sex.

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Project Censored – 04.14.15

This week’s Project Censored Show focuses on police violence and prisons. The program begins with Carl Dix examining the fatal shooting of Walter Scott in South Carolina. Then Jeff Mackler gives an update on the medical condition of Pennsylvania inmate Mumia abu Jamal, and we hear abu Jamal’s latest recorded commentary. In the second half of the program, Maya Schenwar discusses her …

Thomas Jefferson

Smart Show – 04.13.15

With guest BRUCE KAUFFMANN – Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

How did Jefferson get chosen to draft the Declaration? What were congress’s priorities when it reviewed jefferson draft? Did Jefferson father children with his slave mistress Sallie Hemings? Was Thomas Jefferson an anomaly? Jefferson’s views on religion? Was he the greatest writer ever to serve as president?

Henry Vinson on Confessions of a D.C. Madam – relates the author’s time running the largest gay escort service in Washington, DC in the late 1980s, and his interactions with VIPs from government, business, and the media who solicited the escorts he employed. Confessions of a D.C. Madam intricately details how an upstanding funeral home director became the whipping boy for politicians in the 1980s.


Ask Beatty – 04.13.15

What do people Google about sex? What is the number one sexual concern of men and women? Beatty’s guest tonight was Seth Adler, Coordinator extraordinaire of the Left Forum which will take place at John Jay College from May 29th-31st. An event not to be missed!


Black Agenda Radio – 04.13.15

End the “Army of Occupation” in Black America

The Black Is Back Coalition will hold a national conference on Black Community Control of Police, in St. Louis, Missouri, April 18 and 19. “Our recognition that Black lives matter means taking matters into our own hands,” said Coalition chairman Omali Yeshitela. “The Sharptons and government representatives want to convince Black people that an election will solve the problem, or body cameras will solve the problem,” instead of confronting “the essence of the system, which is anti-Black and anti-freedom. That’s why the fight for community control of police is so important.”


Randy Hayes: 9 Planetary Boundaries to Ensure a Healthy Planet

Harvey Wasserman | Randy Hayes is a great green lifer. Decades ago he founded the Rainforest Action Network, still one of the major players in the save-the-Earth infrastructure. Now he runs Foundation Earth. Never one to comprise, Randy has gone beyond his fair share of assorted jail stints and come out more dedicated than ever. “We need to double the world’s …