#1- Cheaper air flights are coming to Latin America. Meanwhile, strikes and resistance are coming from old school traditional airlines and union crybabys.. all are against the entrance of newer, more efficient carriers promising lower prices. #2-Uber In Latin America: Taxi Drivers, Taxi unions and the corrupt Latin govts are resisting the competition here too and in some cases …
It’s International Workers’ Day, and all across America labor and a wide range of activist groups are staging rallies and demonstrations in solidarity with a global agenda for change. For decades the day—created in memory of workers killed at Haymarket Square in Chicago on May 4, 1886 while on strike for eight-hour work days—all but slipped into oblivion. But recent …
With a ‘false right populism’ of Trump replacing the previous ‘false left populism’ of Obama, Jack Rasmus raises the question ‘What Can Be Done’? Arguing against ‘inside-outside’ strategies to reform the two dominant political parties, against spontaneous rebellions from below that dissipate with little gained, and the dead-end of fragmenting identity politics—all of which go nowhere in terms of change—Jack …
James Davies PhD is a British academic, researcher, therapist, author and political activist in the psychology and mental health arenas. He does it all. To my delight, his activism began when a patient brought him a copy of Toxic Psychiatry! This quickly flowing hour focuses on the politics of psychiatry in Great Britain and the US, its changes over the years, and where it is going now. James is enthusiastic, perceptive and patient-centered in his observations on the mental health field, and his life and work will inspire you.
Visionaries – 04.17.17 April 17, 2017
“What Happened to the Enlightenment?” The late 1700s was the most momentous period in human history—the first time that there was an attempt to create people and a society based on knowledge and reason rather than on tradition. Why is that attempt under such vicious attack, particularly on college campuses?
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks speaks with Our Special Guests Thena Robinson Mock, Esq., who serves as Director of Advancement Project’s Opportunity to Learn Program. She is a civil rights and community lawyer with over a decade of experience in racial and social justice advocacy. In this role, Thena leads Advancement Project’s education initiatives aimed at supporting grassroots community organizing to end the criminalization of students of color and challenge school privatization policies that fuel education inequity in communities of color.
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: It’s been almost 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King broke with a Democratic President over the Vietnam War, but talking peace is still politically risky; and, whether you want to reform the U.S. prison system, or abolish it altogether, you’ll want to be in Washington on August 19, for the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March.
With the spotlight shining bright—and not in a good way—on President Donald Trump and the missteps of his embattled administration, the misdeeds and shortfalls President Barack Obama and his administration seem to have been put in the ash can of history, as though they have nothing to do with the severity of domestic and foreign policies Trump espouses and is seeking to enact.
Today we explore the question: In what ways did Obama and his administration trigger the backlash we see now in Trump and the rise of his so-called “populist” agenda?
On today’s program Vince is joined by former Scout Sniper (USMC), activist, filmmaker and his main compadre, the great Sergio Alexander Kochergin. Sergio and Vince served together in the Marine Corps and have been involved with progressive activism ever since. This is Part I of their two part conversation.
My name is Paul DeRienzo and this is The Torch, a weekly program dedicated to investigating the stories that lay outside the mainstream and shining a bright light on the darkest crevices of the national security state. We are also dedicated to idea that if you can’t dance no one will want your revolution. Therefore we will be looking into the cultural aspects of social change and dedicate ourselves to the proposition of having fun.