“Repression & the Criminalization of Dissent, Fighting the Power and Revolution and Secrets Revealed in the South African Karoo”
This week's show is drawn from an interview with Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, on many of the questions of the revolution, questions that are now being asked and debated: What's the nature of society? Who's responsible for all the horrors in the world? How do we change it? And what are we going to do in the new world?
"The True Story of the Cultural Revolution in China: Knowing the Truth is a Critical Part of Changing the World"
An in-depth discussion with Bai Di, a woman who grew up during the
Cultural Revolution in China and took part in it, about the true story of
one of the most important and vilified events in human history. Bai Di is
Director of Chinese and Asian Studies at Drew University, co-editor of
"Some of Us: Chinese Women Growing Up the the Mao Era."
"The Inspiring Days of Striking Prisoners, Wall Street Occupiers and All Those Who Want to Change the World"
Larry Everest, author/journalist Revolution Newspaper, talks about the California Prisoner Hunger Strike and the retaliation by the California Dept of Corrections against the prisoners and the continuing need for people everywhere to stand in support of the demands of the prisoners.
Lawrence Davidson Professor of History, West Chester University, talks about the systematic efforts of the US and other imperialists to bring about the end of international law.
"Occupy the World - Everything You've Been Told About Communism Is Wrong - Capitalism Is the Problem, Revolution Is the Solution"
EXCELLENT talk on China with historical summary and instructive vignettes, some humour and a Q&A session, 1 hour 15 minutes, edited, compressed and adapted for radio by (please appreciate the work by donating for a non-profit, political-educational and lectures FM radio station)
Singer-Songwriter Rickie Lee Jones talks about her latest CD, "Balm in Gilead," and her concerns about the world. Author and journalist Charles Bowden on his latest book - Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields. Bowden paints a powerful and revealing portrait of the impact on Mexico - and the city of Juarez in particular - of capitalism and all it spawn.
Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, on What Kind of Society Is This and Youth Deserve a Better Future.