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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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The Never Ending Occupation: Palestine November 30, 2016 | 9:00 am

Gideon Levy was born and lives in Tel Aviv. He is a columnist and member of the editorial board of Ha’aretz, Israel’s oldest daily newspaper, where he has covered the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza for more than 30 years. The author of The Punishment of Gaza, he has received several awards for his work including the Olof Palme Prize for his “courageous and indefatigable fight against occupation and violence, and for a future Middle East characterized by peaceful coexistence and equality for all.”


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The Other Side of Thanksgiving November 23, 2016 | 9:00 am

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is the author of the 2015 American Book Award-winning An Indigenous People’s History of the United States. Her expertise in Ethnic Studies, Women’s Studies, the Sioux Nation and other indigenous peoples of the Americas is recognized around the world.


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The Decline of U.S. Global Power November 16, 2016 | 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. For Closer than Brothers, his pioneering book on the impact of CIA torture on the Philippine military, he was awarded the Goodman Prize. He is also the author of A Question of Torture and Policing America's Empire.


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Recognizing Bias November 2, 2016 | 9:00 am

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a leading voice for recognizing bias and resisting cultural appropriation. She was born in Sudan and grew up in Australia where she trained as a mechanical engineer. She now works as an engineering specialist on oil and gas rigs as well as heading up Youth Without Borders, the organization she founded to enable young people to work for positive change in their communities. She was named 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year. She is the author of Yassmin’s Story.


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The End of Capitalism October 26, 2016 | 9:00 am

David Harvey is the Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and is the author of many books, including Social Justice and the City, The Condition of Postmodernity, The Limits to Capital, A Brief History of Neoliberalism, Spaces of Global Capitalism, A Companion to Marx's Capital, Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism and The Ways of the World.


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Sovereignty of the People – Ralph Nader October 19, 2016 | 9:00 am

Ralph Nader has spent a lifetime fighting on behalf of ordinary people. He has run for president five times. Life magazine ranks him as one of the most influential Americans of the twentieth century. Founder of Public Citizen, he is a long-time advocate for consumer safety and workers' rights. He rose to fame in the 1960s when he took on General Motors and its unsafe Corvair car. His book Unsafe at Any Speed not only created a sensation but was instrumental in the enactment of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act. His efforts helped create the Environmental Protection Agency.


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Bobby Seale – The Black Panther Party October 12, 2016 | 9:00 am

Bobby Seale, along with Huey P. Newton, started the Black Panther Party. He was the organization's first chairman.


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Noam Chomsky- Elections & Voting October 5, 2016 | 9:00 am

Noam Chomsky, by any measure, has led a most extraordinary life. In one index he is ranked as the eighth most cited person in history, right up there with Aristotle, Shakespeare, Marx, Plato and Freud. The legendary MIT professor practically invented modern linguistics. In addition to his pioneering work in that field he has been a leading voice for peace and social justice for many decades.


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Eco-Socialism September 28, 2016 | 9:00 am

Chris Williams is a longtime environmental activist, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University, and chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. He is the author of Ecology and Socialism.


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Gerrymandering: Tilting Elections September 21, 2016 | 9:00 am

David Daley is the editor in chief of Salon and the Digital Media Fellow for the Wilson Center for Humanities and the Arts and the Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia. He is the author of Ratf**ked.


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