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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.

Upcoming episodes

Breaking Away from Fossil Fuels May 11, 2016 | 9:00 am

Bill McKibben was one of the first to sound the alarm on climate change with his bestselling book The End of Nature. A scholar-in-residence at Middlebury College, he is a leading environmental activist. His other books include The Age of Missing Information, Hope, Human and Wild, Deep Economy, and Eaarth. He is co-founder of

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Recent episodes

Hey Liberal, Listen Up May 4, 2016 | 9:00 am

Thomas Frank is a prominent political commentator and the founding editor of The Baffler magazine. He is the author of many books including One Market Under God, What's the Matter with Kansas? The Wrecking Crew, Pity the Billionaire and Listen, Liberal.

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Richard Levins – The Ecology of Capitalism April 20, 2016 | 9:00 am

Ecologist Richard Levins was the John Rock Professor of Population Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health and co-author, with Richard Lewontin, of The Dialectical Biologist. He passed away in 2016.

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Vandana Shiva – We Are All Seeds April 13, 2016 | 9:00 am

Vandana Shiva is an internationally renowned voice for sustainable development and social justice. She’s a physicist, scholar and social activist. She is Director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy in New Delhi.

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Richard Falk – U.S. Special Relationships in the Middle East April 6, 2016 | 9:00 am

Richard Falk is professor emeritus of international law at Princeton. He is the recipient of the UNESCO Peace Education Prize. He served as special rapporteur for the United Nations from 2008-2014 on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories. He is the author of numerous books including The Great Terror War, Unlocking the Middle East, Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope and Chaos and Counterrevolution: After The Arab Spring.

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Tom Mayer – Is the U.S. an Imperialist Nation? March 30, 2016 | 9:00 am

Tom Mayer is a scholar activist. He taught sociology for forty years at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the author Analytical Marxism. He has written numerous articles in academic and political journals and in newspapers. He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.

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The Case for Socialism March 23, 2016 | 9:00 am

Alan Maass is the editor of, a daily website of news and opinion, and the Socialist Worker newspaper. He is the author of The Case for Socialism.

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2016 Harvard Trade Union Program March 16, 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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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor – Black Lives Matter March 9, 2016 | 9:00 am

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is assistant professor in the department of African American Studies at Princeton University. Her articles appear in CounterPunch, In These Times, Black Agenda Report, Jacobin, International Socialist Review and The Guardian. She is the author of Rats, Riots and Revolution: Black Housing in the 1960s and From Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation.

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Local Community Self-Government March 2, 2016 | 9:00 am

Thomas Linzey is co-founder and executive director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund and serves as its chief legal counsel. He is the author of Be the Change: How to Get What You Want in Your Community. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Mother Jones, and The Nation.

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Camara Phyllis Jones – Race & Health February 24, 2016 | 9:00 am

Camara Phyllis Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist. She is president of the American Public Health Association and Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.

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