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Economic Update – Another ‘Gilded Age – 05.20.18

Updates on Theranos bankruptcy and workers’ risks, our second “gilded age,” mortgage lenders turn to rich borrowers, Trump on drug prices is just rhetoric, economic effects of breaking Iran treaty. Interview with Prof Miguel Robles-Duran on gentrification and crisis of cities.   Download this episode (right click and save)

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The Torch – 03.19.18

The nuclear waste dump by the sea is what locals are calling plans to store thousands of tons of radioactive waste from the San Onofre Nuclear generating station near San Diego, California. Torgen Johnson is anactivist who describes the lingering time bomb represented by the waste disposal plan and the problems facing more than 100 commercial reactors in the United …

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Leid Stories—Ambush in Niger: We Demand Truth! (Part 2)—10.24.17

We return to yesterday’s discussion that raised questions about the U.S. increased military presence in Africa—both in terms of personnel and military installations. The Oct. 4 ambush of four special-operations troops in Niger has raised questions in Congress about “shadow” military operations in that and several other African countries that few in Congress seem to know anything about. Meanwhile, as …

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Leid Stories—Ambush in Niger: We Demand Truth!—10.23.17

More than 1,000 people on Saturday attended a private funeral service for Army Sgt. La David Johnson at Christ the Rock Church in South Florida. Johnson was one of four soldiers in a 12-man unit who were killed in Niger in an Oct 4 ambush, said to have been carried out by ISIS-affiliated forces. His body was not recovered for two days. …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 09.13.17

the dr. peter breggin hour – replayed from 12.21.16  Involuntary treatment has led to untold numbers of individual abuses,  rampant torture in state hospitals, ECT and lobotomy, neurotoxic drugs, gross offenses against constitutional and human rights, and crimes against humanity.  At the Nuremberg Doctors’ trials, involuntary psychiatric “euthanasia” would be described as an entering wedge into the Holocaust.  Esteemed Danish medical researcher Peter …

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Leid Stories—Trump Gears Up for A Re-Up. Is He Mad, or Just Plain Crazy?—08.23.17

At a packed “Make America Great Again” rally yesterday in Phoenix, Ariz., President Donald Trump was on fire, proudly telling his supporters that together they had achieved so much in just seven months. It’s a rough road ahead, he said, but if they re-upped, so will he. That sentiment was far from what protesters outside were feeling. So loud and …

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Energy Stew – Robert O Williams – 08.18.17

It’s empowering to BE love – Energy Stew interview with Robert O Williams Yes, love can heal the world but what does that aspect of love mean?  How do we activate love energy so we can heal ourselves and each other? Maybe any illness represents our self-love limitations. Robert O Williams lived many years with life threatening illnesses and had a …

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Alternative Visions – Labor Fightback Network Cleveland Conference – 08.11.17

Host Jack Rasmus interviews guest members of the Labor Fightback Network and their recent conference held in Cleveland. The Network is an organization of local union activists, elected officers, and select union representatives attempting to return the US union movement to a tradition of independent political action, progressive economic demands like ‘Medicare for All/Single Payer’, and labor community alliances. Jack …

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Black Agenda Radio – 07.31.17

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: Donald Trump’s enemies are happy that his administration seems to be falling apart at the seams, but Black political scholar Anthony Monteiro says it’s not just Trump, but the whole capitalist imperial system that is in …