It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown – Good Banks – 03.07.18

It’s not an oxymoron. We need banks for quite a number of our civic, economic and personal lives. Bank’s role is so important to communities that it would be tough to live with them, which is why we say that banks need to belong to the public and serve as public utilities.  We talk with IvanFrischberg of Amalgamated Bank, a 100 year …


Leid Stories—The Israel Lobby and U.S. Policy: An Extremely Lopsided Power Arrangement—03.05.18

The 2018 policy conference of the innocuously named American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) ends tomorrow in Washington, D.C. A list of strategic policy objectives will soon be announced as having been accomplished, and there’ll be nothing innocuous about that. AIPAC wants it known that, once again, the juggernaut lobbying organization pulled through for Israel and for Jews all over the world. …


Economic Update – Karl Marx (1818-1883) – 02.25.18

Updates on global capitalism’s extreme inequality (Oxfam report), Victoria’s Secret’s billionaire owner, why immigration is a weapon of political distraction,” how GOP tax cut helps the rich more than others, MSU sex abuse scandal reflects “running schools like a business.” Major discussion: Marx’s life, goals of his writings, and their lasting relevance. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Black Agenda Radio – 01.29.18

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: Baltimore police officers are on trial, charged with corruption and abusive of power so massive and blatant, a former police chief compares them to 1930s gangsters; And, one of the former political prisoners known as the Soledad …


The Gary Null Show – 01.10.18

A look at the environmentalm, agricultural and social transformation legacy of the Austrian visionary Rudolf Steiner Professor Daniel McKanan is the Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Senior Lecturer at Harvard Divinity School, where he specializes in the American history of religious and spiritual movements for social transformation, with a special emphasis on environmental activism and intentional communities. Before coming to …


Leid Stories—The Biggest Lesson of This Tumultuous Year—12.27.17

As a tumultuous 2017 nears its end and a new year soon begins, Leid Stories encourages all to undertake a recap—not the standard chronological review of the “big stories” of the year, but a sober reckoning of how, individually and collectively, we have been changed by them. Download this episode (right click and save)


Economic Update – Public Service vs Private Profit – 12.24.17

Updates on Economic Threats: Corbyn vs Morgan Stanley, cars for super-rich, information vs profit, Fed chair Powell’s over-reach, why regulations are never enough, and corporate criminality. Interview with David Jette about public vs private banking. Download this episode (right click and save)


Expat Files – 12.03.17

THE EXPAT FILES SHOW #715, 12-03-2017 (SUN): #1- What gringos and expat needs to know about banking in Latin America: going beyond the basics. There are many unanswered questions and lots of misconceptions about Latin banking. Which are the best and safest? How do you open an account? What about on-line banking with Latin banks? How to maneuver through your …