Society and culture

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 05:00
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Michael Slate

"Changing the World or Settling for the Lesser of Two Evils - If You Settle for the Lesser Evil It's Still Evil!"

Ray McGovern (author/activist); Dennis Trainor, Jr. (filmmaker); Bob Avakian (Chairman, Revolutionary Communist Party)

McGovern talks about his article "The Silence of the Drones" and the immorality and criminal nature of both the US drone warfare in Pakistan and elsewhere as well the implied complicity in the lack of mass opposition to this drone warfare.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/19/2012 - 06:34
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Michael Slate

Whether the US Elections or Imperialism vs Iran, It's Not the Lesser of Two Evils - They're Both Evil and Outmoded!

Bob Avakian, Chairman of Revolutionary Communist Party: In an excerpt from his talk "Communism and Jeffersonian Democracy" Avakian discusses what does - and does not - happen through elections...and what is - and is not - meaningful political activity.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/05/2012 - 08:16
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Michael Slate

“A Story of Pain, Treachery and Deceit: Rape, More Rape and Pillaging the Future”

Andrea Strong of End Pornography and Patriarchy: the Enslavement & Degradation of Women, talks about her article "Rape is NEVER the Victim's Fault, and digs into the culture of rape in the U.S. and the fight against it and to change the world.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/25/2012 - 05:13
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Michael Slate

"Ethnic Cleansing and Resistance in Palestine"

Salman Abu Sitta, Founder & Director of the Palestine Land Society
and the general coordinator of al-Awda the Palestinian Right of
Return Coalition, discusses the theft of Palestine and the genocidal
attempt to erase the Palestinian people from the face of the earth as the
longest continual Ethnic Cleansing in history.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 06:14
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Michael Slate

Dr. Christian Head is an award winning and highly respected surgeon Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Head helped found the Johnson Cancer Center Tumor Lab and was a highly regarded surgeon. Dr. Head stood out at UCLA for another reason - he is Black and because of that he has lived under a relentless barrage of racist insults including a slide show developed for a Residents' Roast which featured Dr. Head' s head photoshopped on to the body of a gorilla and being sodomized by his white boss. When Dr.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 06:05
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Michael Slate

Dr. Leroy Carhart, Director of the Abortion & Contraception Clinic of Nebraska. While so many accept the Hyde Amendment as the "common ground" compromise, Dr. Carhart reveals the devastating impact of this amendment on the lives of women - especially poor women of color.

David Heilbroner, co-director of the film Stonewall Uprising, discusses the historic significance of the Stonewall Uprising - the first "in the street" rebellion of gay people - and its continuing impact today

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 05:20
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Michael Slate

We spend an hour talking with jazz musician, composer and poet, William Parker about his life, his music and his mission to foment revolution and change the world. Parker recently composed a musical accompaniment to "All Played Out," a spoken word piece from Bob Avakian, and Parker talks about what inspired him to do this.