Thursday at 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Special
You never know what you might hear in this time slot. It could be a new show audition, a timely current events story or a show from our archives.
Economic Update for July 5 July 5, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Updates on the Left victory in Mexico's election, SCOTUS's Janus decision, Foxconn fakery in Wisconsin, forced labor for Medicaid beneficiaries, and scapegoating of immigrants exposed. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on the personal, psychological effects of a dying US empire.
God and Government: Myanmar’s Religious Freedom Crisis June 14, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Myanmar's dominant Buddhist identity, intimately connected to the country's post-colonial independence, is contributing to violence against religious minorities.
Economic Update June 7, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Updates on China's life expectancy, Ireland's vote, US unemployment, Amazon's quitting bonus, Johnson and Johnson put profits before public health, die-ins at Publix succeed, Macron gets union backlash, Poor People's Campaign exposes US poverty, Canada races to the bottom, super-rich spend wildly. Interview with Dr Harriet Fraad on metoo# movement and its economic and social effects.
Donald Drumpf Theatre May 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Donald Drumpf Theatre Vol. 70 No One Tells The President What to Do. Songs and skits this week from Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen ("No One Tells The President What To Do"), The Bobby Fuller Four ("I Fought the Law"), Sonic Youth ("Leaky Lifeboat"), The West Side Story Soundtrack ("Cool"), Late Night with Seth Meyers ("White House Press Briefing"), and Golden Earring ("Twilight Zone"). Clips and excerpts from Jimmy Kimmel; Lester Holt; John Oliver; Wolf Blitzer; Stephen Colbert; Seth Meyers; Steve Schmidt; Morrie Kesseler from "Goodfellas;" Mike Logan ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent"); Brian Williams; and Trevor Noah.
Rebuttal to White Nationalism May 10, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Pastors Greg Ealey and Dennis Solis will comment on an interview with a white nationalist (Keith Washburn did the interview for a New York producer). We'll listen to segments and discuss our thoughts and potential solutions. What can we do about this kind of thinking?
May Day Celebration: The Fight for Fairness On The Job May 3, 2018 | 7:00 pm
This Thursday Night Special edition features voices, music and chants by local organizers and workers from Stand Up KC, the Poor People's Campaign, Jobs with Justice, and the upcoming Workers Revival Fest.
River City Chautauqua #9—The Hard Problem of Consciousness April 26, 2018 | 7:00 pm
This month on River City Chautauqua we peer in to the Hard Problem of Consciousness--that is, the problem of explaining the relationship between physical phenomena, like brain function, and experience. We'll hear from computer science grad student Christine Betts, professor of philosophy at KU, Dr. John Symons, our own Bill Clause, and musical guest Scott Hrabko. Also, Vi Tran and Mackenzie Goodwin will perform an excerpt from Tom Stoppards “The Hard Problem.”
Thursday Night Special: Shots in the Night Radio Theater April 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Shots in the Night Radio Theater Productions is broadcast the first Thursday of each month on KKFI 90.1 FM at 7:30 p.m. CST. We are a laid back, variety show-esque radio theater group that harkens to the old time radio shows prevalent before The World met TV and TV met The World. We are a variety show with a modern day twist, of course!