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The Gary Null Show – 03.20.18

The triumph and dominance of fear in America and its long term consequences.  Sasha Abramsky is a freelance journalist and author educated at Oxford and Columbia universities and is a senior fellow specializing in inequality, poverty and incarceration and the criminal justice system at the nonpartisan think tank Demos in New York City.  Sasha is a regular contributor to The …

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Black Agenda Radio – 02.26.18

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: A leading scholar and activist predicts that U.S. imperialism is on a course towards chaos and collapse, and that imperialism’s main currency, the dollar, will precipitate that decline. And, we’ll hear a reading of Assata Shakur’s poem, …

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The Torch – 01.23.17

Paul Stanford is the founder of The Hemp and Cannabis Foundation(THCF), THCF Medical Clinics, and the Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp (CRRH). He has helped over 250,000 patients obtain a legal permit to use medical marijuana in the states where it is legal. He was instrumental in the decades long political battle that led to legalization of …

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Leid Stories—Sessions’ Cowardly Decision in Freddie Gray Case A Mockery of Justice—09.13.17

U.S Attorney Jeff Sessions’ announcement yesterday that his Department of Justice will not prosecute six Baltimore officers who had been implicated in the controversial death of Freddie Gray two years ago has triggered new rounds of criticisms about preferential treatment for law-enforcement officers in the criminal-justice system. Leid Stories discusses the significance and impact of Sessions’ announcement. Download this episode …

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A Just Cause Radio – The Elderly has been forgotten in America’s Prisons – 04.23.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks speaks to our Special Guests Leonna Brandao, who is a Social Worker and Founder of New Vision Organization, Inc. and Stan Stojkovic, who is a Professor of Criminal Justice and Dean in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where he has taught since 1983.

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Ali Abunimah – Is Trump bringing “white Zionism” to the White House?

Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s running mate, has weighed in on the controversy over President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of the racist former executive chairman of Breitbart News as his chief strategist. Under Steve Bannon’s leadership, Breitbart News “regularly published materials designed to stoke fears about African Americans, Latinos, Muslims and other groups, and to explicitly normalize white nationalist and white supremacist …

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Every 25 Seconds – The Human Toll of Criminalizing Drug Use in the United States

Neal Scott may die in prison. A 49-year-old Black man from New Orleans, Neal had cycled in and out of prison for drug possession over a number of years. He said he was never offered treatment for his drug dependence; instead, the criminal justice system gave him time behind bars and felony convictions—most recently, five years for possessing a small …

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The Gary Null Show – 10.13.16

Today On The Gary Null Show, Gary opens up the program with health and healing. Gary covers topics such as eating plants can reduce cancer risks and how radiola can optimize health benefits. Gary Null takes a look at the war on drugs on and how the conditions in jail are only getting worse. Before going to a Talk Back segment where listeners call in with the greatest questions Gary plays a couple of audio clips “Obama trashing Hillary Clinton in 2008” “Why Hillary Clinton’s War Record Matters”.

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Black Agenda Radio – 09.26.16

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. the national prison strike that began on September 9, continues, although the corporate media has almost completely ignored the story. Pastor Kenneth Glascow is the chief spokesman, on the outside, for the Free Alabama Movement, which spearheaded the strike. Glascow says the revolt against slave labor behind the bars …

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Rebecca McCray – There Are More Women in U.S. Jails Than Ever Before

An unusual thing happened last year: The number of people in U.S. prisons declined. After decades of exponential growth, both the state and federal prison populations dropped slightly, reflecting the steady embrace of policy reforms enacted over the last decade intended to curtail corrections costs. Yet as prison populations in many states have declined, the number of women in jails has skyrocketed. …