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Alternative Radio

A weekly one-hour public affairs radio program that provides analyses and views that are ignored or distorted in most media.Guests include Dar Jamail, Michael Pollan, Noam Chomsky, Antonia Jusef, Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, Jeff Cohen, David Zirin, Bill Moyers and Howard Zinn.

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Crime and Punishment in Black America February 28, 2018 | 9:00 am

James Forman Jr. is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. and was a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. After clerking, he joined the Public Defender Service in Washington, D.C., where for six years he represented both juveniles and adults charged with crimes. During his time as a public defender, he became frustrated with the lack of education and job training opportunities for his clients. He co-founded the Maya Angelou Public Charter School, an alternative school for school dropouts and youth who had previously been arrested. His articles appear in The New York Times, The Atlantic and other publications. He is the author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.


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Recent episodes

Trump: The Age of Mendacity February 21, 2018 | 9:00 am

David Cay Johnston a former reporter for The New York Times won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of tax policy. He is the author of many books including Perfectly Legal, The Fine Print, Free Lunch, Divided: The Perils of our Growing Inequality and It’s Even Worse Than You Think.


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Cutting Corporate Taxes February 14, 2018 | 9:00 am

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 including Democracy at Work, Capitalism's Crisis Deepens and Occupy the Economy with David Barsamian.


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The Justice System’s War on Kids February 7, 2018 | 9:00 am

Cara Drinan, Professor of Law at Catholic University, is a recognized expert on juvenile sentencing and criminal justice reform. She is the author of The War on Kids: How American Juvenile Justice Lost Its Way


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Propaganda, Facts & Fake News Part 1 January 24, 2018 | 9:00 am

Julian Assange, journalist, activist and computer programmer is the founder of WikiLeaks, the whistle-blowing website. WikiLeaks collects and shares confidential information on an international scale. He sought asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012 to escape allegations of sexual assault. Those charges have since been dropped. Nevertheless, he believes that if he leaves the embassy he will be nabbed by the U.S. and prosecuted for publishing thousands of classified documents made available by Chelsea Manning.


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Jordan, Palestine, Israel & the U.S. January 17, 2018 | 9:00 am

Rami Barhoush is an activist and president of the Arab Group for the Protection of Nature, known as APN, based in Amman. Jordan.


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Origins of Radical Right-Wing Power January 10, 2018 | 9:00 am

Nancy MacLean is Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University. She is the author of Freedom is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace and Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America.


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2030: The End of U.S. Empire December 13, 2017 | 9:00 am

Alfred McCoy is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of the classic The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade. He is the recipient the Association of Asian Studies’ Kahin Prize. He is also the author of Policing America's Empire, Torture and Impunity and In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power.


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War or Peace in Korea December 6, 2017 | 9:00 am

Eric Sirotkin is a human rights lawyer. His peacemaking activities have taken him to North and South Korea. He helped found the New Mexico Human Rights Coalition and the National Lawyers Guild Korean Peace Project. He is the recipient of the City of Albuquerque’s Human Rights Award. He is the author of Witness: A Lawyer’s Journey from Litigation to Liberation.


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JFK Assassination & the Gangster State November 29, 2017 | 9:00 am

Michael Parenti is a brilliant orator and one of this country's foremost independent political analysts. He has taught at major colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. He is the author of numerous books including Democracy for the Few, The Face of Imperialism and The Assassination of Julius Caesar.


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Origins of Radical Right-Wing Power November 22, 2017 | 9:00 am

Nancy MacLean is Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University. She is the author of Freedom is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace and Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America.


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