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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 04.20.17

Legendary election protection hero BEV HARRIS joins Berkeley filmmaker DON GOLDMACHER in a powerful Solartopian excursion into the land of election theft. Bev’s BLACKBOX VOTING work has paved the way for a generation of activists and researchers looking into our broken system of electing officials.  She lays out for us the critical elements in electronic manipulation and voter elimination which …

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A Just Cause Radio – America’s Children Trapped Behind The Walls of Incarceration – 04.09.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks speaks with Our Special Guests Thena Robinson Mock, Esq., who serves as Director of Advancement Project’s Opportunity to Learn Program. She is a civil rights and community lawyer with over a decade of experience in racial and social justice advocacy. In this role, Thena leads Advancement Project’s education initiatives aimed at supporting grassroots community organizing to end the criminalization of students of color and challenge school privatization policies that fuel education inequity in communities of color.

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Black Agenda Radio – 03.20.17

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: It’s been almost 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King broke with a Democratic President over the Vietnam War, but talking peace is still politically risky; and, whether you want to reform the U.S. prison system, or abolish it altogether, you’ll want to be in Washington on August 19, for the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March.

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JOHN STEPPLING – Future Crimes

“Precrime Analytical Wing: Contains the precognitives and the machinery needed to hear and analyze their predictions of future crimes.” Philip K. Dick, Minority Report “I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom …

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Rethinking The Cost of War

This story was co-published with The Virginian-Pilot. There are many ways to measure the cost of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War: In bombs (7 million tons), in dollars ($760 billion in today’s dollars) and in bodies (58,220). Then there’s the price of caring for those who survived: Each year, the Department of Veterans Affairs spends more than $23 billion …