Society and culture

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 06:04
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Michael Slate

Henry Giroux, author/professor, one of the founding theorists of
critical pedagogy in the U.S and the Global TV Network Chair in
English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Ontario,
Canada, talks about the impact and consequences of the permanent
warfare state in the U.S. on the society, especially on youth and
others viewed troublesome elements.

Lili Haydn, musician, debuts a new song and talks about where it
came from.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 06:25
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Michael Slate

On the 20th Anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion, when all of the pundits and "wise-men" have declared the LA Rebellion a tragedy at best and mob violence at worst, Carl Dix, Revolutionary Communist Party, and Erin Aubry Kaplan, journalist and author, discuss the Rebellion as a very good thing for the people. Dix and Kaplan explore the roots of the rebellion and its significance then and now.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 06:04
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Michael Slate

Bianca Bagatourian, Playwright/Filmmaker, offers sharp insight on the roots of genocide and talks about her latest film project on genocide in Rwanda and the lessons it holds for the world.

PZ Myers, Biologist, University of Minnesota Morris and the author of Pharyngula, the most popular science blog in the world, lams into the Tennessee "monkey law" and why it's so dangerous.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 05:17
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Michael Slate

"An American Anthem: What's Behind Murdering Soldiers in Afghanistan, Racist Vigilante Killers in Florida and the Blind Arrogance of White Privilege on Stage"

Kathleen Barry, Professor Emerita/author, takes on the assertion that Sgt. Bales was simply a deranged soldier who went nuts and slaughtered 17 people, mainly women and children, in Afghanistan. Barry argues instead that this kind of sociopathic behavior is rooted in the training, mission and purpose of the US military.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/28/2012 - 05:12
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Michael Slate

Clyde Young, Revolutionary Communist and former prisoner, argues that Mass Incarceration Plus Silence Equals Genocide and calls for a National Day of Action against mass incarceration.

An excerpt from a speech by Bob Avakian, Chairman, RCP USA, "Revolution: Why It's Necessary, Why It's Possible and What It's All About," reveals the racist terror against Black people that is the spinal
column of this system.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 06:53
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Michael Slate

"Capitalism's War on Women and the Surprisingly Long Life of Slavery and the Black People in America"

In an excerpt from a recorded speech, Bob Avakian, Revolutionary Communist Party, describes a world of rape and sexual assault and who's to blame.

Sunsara Taylor, journalist, Revolution Newspaper, World Can't Wait, digs into the current high octane war on women - from attacks on abortion and birth control to the tsunami of violent and degrading porn - and calls for launching a new movement against this war.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 06:54
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Michael Slate

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 MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 06:28
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Michael Slate

"Pornography & Patriarchy - A Conversation with Sunsara Taylor"

Sunsara Taylor, Journalist, Revolution Newspaper, Advisory Board of World Can't Wait, and WBAI Radio Host: On the eve of the anniversary of Roe v Wade, Sunsara Taylor speaks on the need to End Pornography & Patriarchy: the Enslavement and Degradation of Women. A spirited discussion with callers follows a 35 minute interview.