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Black Agenda Radio – 04.24.17

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: More Black activists than ever are expected to travel to Richmond, Virginia for a national conference of UNAC, the United National Anti- War Coalition, in June. And, Cynthia McKinney, the Black former congresswoman and presidential candidate, explains how the Democrats became the loudest advocates of war.

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The Vinyl Experience – 02.10.17

VE 320 2 11 17

Blues Project: Flute Thing
Donovan: Hurdy Gurdy Man
Avett Brothers: Kick Drum Heart
Dave Brubeck Quartet: Far More Drums
Johnny Cymbal: Mr. Bass Man
Ray Stevens: Guitarzan
Bread: The Guitar Man
Pearl Jam: Johnny Guitar
Rod Stewart: Mandolin Wind
Ten Years After: Adventures Of A Young Organ
Wiliam Shatner: Mr. Tambourine Man
Kate Bush: The Saxophone Song
Brenda Russell: Piano In The Dark
Tom Waits: The Piano Has Been Drinking
Julius La Rosa: Hey Cumpari

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Stephen Miller – Obama’s Quiet Climate Legacy: A $5 Trillion College Divestment Campaign

Stamping my feet on the frozen ground of the National Mall on a bitter cold morning in January 2009, I didn’t think we had gathered to welcome a climate president. Foremost in my mind, at that time and in that place, were the seemingly endless war in Iraq, the reeling economy, and the uneasy footing of marriage equality. As with …

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WITH THE DEATH OF ONE OF THE LAST THREE SHAKERS, AN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS TRADITION TAKES A STEP CLOSER TO EXTINCTION

On January 2, 2017, a small, distinctive, and beautiful world in our midst moved a bit closer to its own end. The first Monday of the New Year saw the passing of Sister Frances Carr, one of the last three remaining Shakers. Sister Frances was a member of the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester, Maine who spent her …

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Nicholas Conley – Why the US Should Have Universal Healthcare

In the United States, healthcare has been one of the biggest political battles of the decade. As a healthcare worker myself, it’s an issue that strikes close to home. My years of experience caring for people with dementia, traumatic brain injuries, tetraplegia, cancer, and more has given me a firsthand look into what our healthcare system is like at the …

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Kelly Brogan – Feminism and the Election: The Gift of Acceleration

Cars were at a 12 minute standstill and the traffic light repeatedly cycled green to red. In the streets, throngs of sign-toting New Yorkers were giving voice to their passion. There were tears and profanity. The waves of protesters streamed endlessly. “FUCK TRUMP” was the choice mantra of this movement. The perplexed Nepalese driver turned and said in his broken …

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Karl Grossman – Scientific Expert: Horseshoe Crabs Facing Extinction

A world expert on horseshoe crabs is worried about their extinction after 455 million years of life on Earth–largely because of the crab having become a delicacy in nations in Asia. Dr. John T. Tanacredi first became familiar with horseshoe crabs as a boy from Brooklyn coming to Babylon, Long Island in summers and learning to swim off a beach …

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Steven Rosenfeld – Can We Count on the Election Results? Exit Poll Discrepancies and Voter Suppression Are Serious Issues

Another presidential election has run its course and Americans who want to participate in a process that’s democratic, transparent and accountable are left in the dark. All along the way, there have been dismal failures in our supposed democratic process. That continues today, as election integrity activists point out that the national media’s election day exit polls found that Hillary …

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The Last Gasp of the American Dream

Just at the moment, many of my readers—and of course a great many others as well—are paying close attention to which of the two most detested people in American public life will put a hand on a Bible in January, and preside thereafter over the next four years of this nation’s accelerating decline and fall. That focus is understandable, and …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 11.02.16

Wonderful Pam Popper, premier scientific nutritionist and successful innovator, will educate and inspire you about the real road to overall health. Listen and come to her stunning wellness conference in Columbus OH. I will be presenting and in the mornings amid a full day of great scientific presenters.