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Richard Wolff: Trumponomics

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and currently a visiting professor at the New School in New York. The New York Times calls him “America’s most prominent Marxist economist.” He is the author of numerous books ... Read more

#Trump420

Airs at: Sun, 01/08/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
  This week we talk with DC-based drug policy reform activist Adam Eidinger from DCMJ about plans to hand out 4,200 joints at #Trump420 Inauguration Day. Plus, we take a look at Attorney General nominee Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, and discuss why many progressives a... Read more

Are Local Law Enforcement Agencies Closing Ranks?

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  JoAnn discusses a proposal to combine the Multnomah County Sheriffs and Portland Police Bureau under the authority of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office.  She'll review the report on Multnomah County Jails that came out late last year.  Also a discussion of the last t... Read more

Legislation for Healing Not Handcuffs

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Bob Joondeph, Executive Director, Disability Rights Oregon.  DRO is an organization that helps people with disability-related legal issues and also monitors Oregon’s jails and prisons.    Bob Joondeph discusses DRO’s proposed legislation for the ... Read more

It's 2017. The drug war continues.

Airs at: Sun, 01/01/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Mason Tvert with MPP on adult social use marijuana legalization, Yuri Fedotov with UNODC on Afghanistan opium, plus new research from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and a few words from travel guru and NORML board member Rick Steves. Read more

14 Years of Torture: Time to Shut Down Guantánamo

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Emma Lugo as she interviews guests Megan Harrington, Max White and Marty Fromer of Amnesty International on the upcoming 14th anniversary of the opening of the US torture prison, Guantánamo Bay, which still holds sixty prisoners.  On Wednesday, January 11th at 4pm... Read more

Marshall "Eddie" Conway on Sojourner Truth Radio

Airs at: Fri, 12/30/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Today, we broadcast our one-hour, in-studio special with former Black Panther Party leader, decades-long political prisoner, and The Real News Executive Producer Marshall "Eddie" Conway.   Marshall "Eddie" Conway (born April 23, 1946) was the Minister of Defense of the ... Read more

Black Power at 50 in D.C.

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Part 4 of our series, Black Power: 50 Years in DC, Nineteen Sixty-Six to Two Thousand Sixteen, marking the half century anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country in 1966. Today, a wide-ranging conversation with educator and activist Tom Porter about his vie... Read more

Richard Cahan on the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  We discuss the new photo book co-authored by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams, Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II Richard Cahan is a journalist who writes about photography, art and history. He worked for the Chicago Sun-Times fro... Read more

Noam Chomsky: UTOPIA

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In the darkest of times we have to imagine that a world of equality and environmental and social justice is possible. Are we dreamers? Not practical? Out of touch with reality? Perhaps. But throughout history it has been small groups of visionary activists who ignite the... Read more