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iEat Green – Eric Holt-Gimenez – 11.16.17

Eric Holt-Giménez is an agro-ecologist, political economist, lecturer and author. In his new book, A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism; Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat, Eric reveals the link between capitalism, poverty, hunger and the ills that plague our food system. Eric has been the Executive Director of Food First since 2006. Food First is a non-profit organization that works to end …

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Moving Forward – 11.06.17

The mainstream media is claiming that Detroit is making a comeback. But questions remain, who is the city making a comeback for and who is paying the price for this comeback?  We are joined today by Abayomi Azikiwe to answer these pressing questions. Abayomi Azikiwe is the editor of the Pan-African News Wire, an electronic press agency that was founded …

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Leid Stories—Talk What You Walk and Free Your Mind!—11.03.17

Speak your truth to power on Leid Stories’ “Free Your Mind Friday,” the best on-air open forum anywhere. Share your take on issues in the news, topics we’ve covered on the program, or whatever you think merits further discussion or debate. Join us for a mind-freeing hour of great radio. Call 888-874-4888. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Fearless Parent – Miranda Bailey and Andrew Wakefield, The Pathological Optimist – 09.27.17

There’s a new feature documentary in town called The Pathological Optimist. It’s about Dr. Andrew Wakefield. You know, the British gastroenterologist who’s credited/blamed with linking vaccines and autism to millions of parents and thereby single-handedly birthing the modern anti-vaccine movement. Yes, that Andrew Wakefield. Andy inspires… hyperbole. Mention his name and it’s likely to provoke a fight. In a 2015 New York Times article: he …

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A Bowl of Soul – 09.01.17

A Bowl of Soul Broadcast – 09-01-2017 Wish – Soul II Soul – R&B – 1993 Dead or Alive – Ran Christian – R&B – 2017 This Is My Life – Robin Bramlett – Smooth Jazz/R&B – 2013 For You To Love –  feat. Oleta Adams-Terri Lyne Carrington – R&B – 2015 Give It A Chance – James Rouse – …

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Truth To Power – 08.04.17

Are AIDS and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome the New Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment? Charles Ortleb, the New York Native publisher who made his newspaper the paper of record on AIDS and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, explores the similarities between the racist politics and deceptions of AIDS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. The author of the first book on the racist politics and science of …

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Black Agenda Radio – 07.17.17

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: The United States has always supported dictators in the Congo, but now Washington is acting like it wants the oust the guy it put in power; Mumia Abu Jamal says the tide is turning against barbaric …

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Expat Files – 07.07.17

  #1- Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini- all infamous and despicable names from the past, right? Well not necessarily for citizens of South America. Those names and faces don’t always carry the negative images as we might expect. In fact some actually name their kids after these guys. Why? In part because Argentina’s Eva Peron and her husband Juan (presidents from 1946 …

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Leid Stories—Observing the 100th Anniversary of ‘America’s Pogrom’ in East St. Louis—06.28.17

Leid Stories discusses one of America’s deadliest race wars in modern times. It occurred in the City of East St. Louis 100 years ago and was race- and class-driven. Historian Charles Lumpkins, an expert on race and class conflict in East St. Louis, discusses how and why conflict became inevitable there. Human-rights activist, the Rev. Dr. Randy Short, discusses efforts …

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Expat Files – 06.09.17

#1- Top 10 mistakes green gringos and expats make when first arriving at their so-called “ideal”Latin American paradise. #2-Today some examples why you can’t believe half of what you read on the many Expat blogs and websites(except maybe on The Expat Files… just maybe). #3 EXPAT RULE #1-By the time the media and rags like International Living have announce the …