DNC Chairman Tom Perez’s “new” Democratic Party didn’t “come together and fight back” for Jon Ossoff, a first-time candidate who, with some party backing, would have won Georgia’s 6th Congressional District seat outright in a special election. The seat became vacant when Republican Tom Price became President Trump’s secretary of health and human services. Ossoff stunned the political establishment with 48.1 percent of the vote, just shy of the 50 percent needed to avoid a June runoff.
Recently elected Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders, the Independent senator and former presidential candidate from Vermont, with great, campaign-style fanfare yesterday launched a series of rallies aimed at shoring up the Democratic Party’s political fortunes, building grassroots support for a wide-ranging progressive agenda, and resisting the policies of President Donald Trump and his administration.
Updates on United Airlines flier abuse, Cuomo’s flawed tuition plan, what to do as self-drive vehicles end millions of jobs, how big investors plan to cash in on Trump infrastructure plans. Interview Frank R. Annunziato on tragedy of US labor unions today, why that tragedy happened, and how to reverse it
POLITICS: ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE is our Solartopian journey as we’re joined by the well-known author and Sirius Radio host Wilmer J. Leon, III. Dr. Leon is an astute, cutting-edge analyst with connections and perceptions throughout the political community. We discuss stolen elections, the rise of renewables, the fall of empire, the rise of racism and the true terrors of Donald Trump, …
Listen to Joshua Frank, Managing Editor of Counterpunch and Author of Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion will discuss current events March- April 2017 with Alison Rose Levy. Download this episode (right click and save)
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: Haitians in the United States protest a speech by the former U.S. ambassador, a key player in the rigging of Haitian elections: Brazil turns back the clock on its Black and poor population; and, a Free School, in Philadelphia, celebrates five years of radical politics.
Bernie Sanders wowed ’em in Boston last Friday as the big draw at a sold-out fundraising event sponsored by Our Revolution, the political action group that grew out of Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the popular Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts, preceded Sanders to the lectern with a long list of reasons to oppose the Trump regime.
Today is April 4th and let us be the first to wish YOU a happy National School Librarian Day to all of our Librarian listeners. For this special day Gary kicks off the show discussing the latest in the world of health and healing. Gary sets a lot of time aside today to open the audio vault to play clips on “The Emoluments Clause in the U.S. Constitution says that, “No one, nor their spouse, can take money from foreigners.” Hillary Clinton has to be guilty of 70 or 100 counts just on that one charge! When will the media be honest about how much lawlessness the Clintons stand for and how much they have ripped off the American people?” and “We are grateful to The Autism Intensive – Expert Interview Series for providing this and over 30 additional interviews featuring functional medicine experts” and finally “America is not a country, it’s a business ..” To wrap up the show Gary opens up the phone lines for a talk back segment.
Nolan, Nicholas, and Desiree begin the program with a roundtable critique of the corporate-media’s coverage of
recent domestic-spying revelations, as well as the issue of whether or not Donald Trump is a political aberration;
then Alicia Huartado provides updates on work in progress at Project Censored.
For the remainder of the program, the hosts interview two guests on the topic of critical media literacy;
first, Allison Butler discusses the need for media literacy in the context of the “post-truth” Trump administration.
Then Bill Yousman explains the unique MA program in media literacy offered at his campus.
Allison Butler is a lecturer in Communications at the University of Massachusetts, and the Director of
the media-literacy education organization Mass Media Literacy. Bill Yousman directs the graduate
program in Media Literacy and Digital Culture at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut; he’s also
the author of “The Spike Lee Enigma.”
“Eleanor LeCain talks about running campaigns with Rick Ridder, author of Looking for Votes in All the Wrong Places and past president of the International Association of Political Consultants.”