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Black Agenda Radio – 12.04.17

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: Why are Americans obsessed with guns? Mumia Abu Jamal explores the genocidal roots of U.S. gun culture; and, a Black radical put one of its own in the mayors office in Jackson, …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 11.22.17

James Moore has “lived experience” with the harm caused by antidepressants and the difficulties of withdrawing from them.   He reveals his own personal struggles in order to encourage and inform others.   James reminds us that doctors in the US or Great Britain know very little about the difficulties of withdrawal and instead blame these reactions on the patient’s “mental illness.”  James is finding …

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All Together Now – 11.16.17

“Eleanor LeCain talks about the successful organizing models in Maine for health care, higher minimum wage, education, and home care for seniors that can help inspire and guide people in other states, with Taryn Hallweaver, Legislative Director of the Maine People’s Alliance.” Download this episode (right click and save)

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Economic Update – Socialism: Past, Present, Future – 11.12.17

Updates on critique of Uber and gig economy; WI Sen Johnson endorses inequality; Norway to pay male and female athletes same; corporations buy back their own shares; deaths of overworked Japanese; 10% NY school kids homeless; and majority of major US corporations already pay much below official 35% tax rate. Major discussion of changing economics of socialism.   Download this …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 11.08.17

My guest Bonnie Burstow PhD is an amazing researcher and scholar, and one of the world’s leading activists against psychiatric abuse, including electroshock.  Bonnie’s creativity is boundless, and describes the courage it took to write her new novel about ECT called “The Other Mrs. Smith.” She does a reading from her book on the air that is incredibly moving. Bonnie …

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Moving Forward – 11.06.17

The mainstream media is claiming that Detroit is making a comeback. But questions remain, who is the city making a comeback for and who is paying the price for this comeback?  We are joined today by Abayomi Azikiwe to answer these pressing questions. Abayomi Azikiwe is the editor of the Pan-African News Wire, an electronic press agency that was founded …

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Expat Files – 10.27.17

#1- The newest phrase in the Latin street talk vernacular is “El Sueno Canadiense”. That means, “The Canadian Dream”. Sound familiar, kinda? Yes, certain illegals who’ve been feeling the pressure of the Trump administration and the latest US immigration crackdowns are changing plans for a newer kinder more tolerant trajectory- Canada   #2- The average unsophisticated working-class Latino has basically 3 …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 10.06.17

DANNY SHEEHAN and SARA NELSON start us off in Solartopia with CIA drug-dealing in Central America.  We focus on the new movie AMERICAN MADE with TOM CRUISE and its astounding depiction of BARRY SEAL, the dare-devil pilot who illegally flew guns to the fascist Contras while returning with large shipments of cocaine.  The whole Iran-Contra adventure reminds us that the …

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Replenish Me – 10.05.17

Maryam Jordan What I have learned on this fitness journey is that accountability is key! In the past, every time I would start a new workout or try a new eating plan, I would sabotage myself after a couple of weeks because I was trying to do it alone and trying to rely on my own will power. Once I …