The Plutocracy Report – 03.16.18

In this week show, Vince begins with a commentary on negative people. Then he touches on the war plutocrats and explains how they try to scare us to justify the enormous military budget. In the third segment he talks about science and research and explains how we are deceived by science for continued, iniquitous profits of the giant corporations, this …

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Black Agenda Radio – 03.12.18

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: Activists in New York held a tribunal on ethnic cleansing, another term for the gentrification that is destabilizing Black neighborhoods across the country; and, the organization created by and for U.S. political prisoners gets ready to celebrate …


Meria Heller – Meria with Donald Jeffries -Survival of the Richest – 03.11.18

Meria interviews author Donald Jeffries on his book “Survival of the Richest”. 1984 isn’t just a book anymore; mass shootings and inequality; no way out for the poor; does upper mobility still exist?In the Ghetto by Elvis;what’s changed? politicians guaranteed retirements; deaths of despair; trump’s tax “cut”-who benefits? Gary Cohn & Goldman Sachs;NAFTA,WTO,TPP;China and Mexico;Wilbur Ross;Reagan’s destruction;Unions;where are job perks today?price of rent …


Alternative Visions – Is There a Trump Trade War Brewing? – 03.09.18

Dr. Rasmus takes up the key economic news of the past week that Trump is launching a trade war by raising tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Contrary to press and media, it’s not a general ‘trade war’ but another example of US capitalists—the national ‘America First’ wing allied with Trump in the current case—signaling they intend to renegotiate trade …


Expanding Mind – Cross Cultural Qawwali – 05.11.17

North American Qawwali musician Tahir Faridi Qawwal talks about sacred improvisation, the mystic bliss of qawwali music, breaking into tradition, and building bridges between East and West with his group Fanna-Fi-Allah. www.fanna-fi-allah.com  Download this episode (right click and save)


Meria Heller – News of Planet of the Apes – 04.02.17

3/30/17 News of Planet of the Apes, with Meria. Nunes the storyteller; need an independent investigation;US ups wars and war dead;N.C. repeals bathroom bill;Fukushima radiation poisoning the world; latest trump horror bills;Westinghouse bankrupt;Fed.Court halts trump muslim ban indefinitely;Mexico trumps trump; tourism takes a beating under trump’s “ameriKKKa”; Phoenix makes huge deal with Mexico;trump vs. Republicans;leaders ripped off charities and towns;Ivanka in WH; 15 felonies for phony PP video makers;Brexit;no coal jobs coming back; no internet privacy-activists respond;DNC resignations;Dakota pipeline flows;More troops to Iraq,Yemen & Afghanistan;Sessions vs. sanctuary cities; lawsuit against Sessions;Bridgegate sentences;Iowa’s new ridiculous abortion bill;Canada moves to legalize cannabis;Kushner & Russia ties (lost big deal with China); trump created 35 jobs, destroyed thousands;trump/Russia/Mobs/FBI (must read); Russian protests; and more insanity.


Connect The Dots – Robert McChesney – 03.08.17

Listen to Robert McChesney, long time media analyst and author of People Get Ready, (and a co-founder of Free Press) discussing the causes and the cures for the current breakdown in the media and the dissolution of trustworthy reporting so necessary in a democracy— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.