A Warrior Against the Wars: A Conversation with Iraq War Veteran Ethan McCord
Politics and activism
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
Oscar Brown Jr. - singer, songwriter, poet, playwright - talks about his life, his music, his poetry and his politics from his start as one of the first Black radio hosts to the influence of Paul Robeson and his life as one of the premier songwriters and performers in the country.
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.
"A World to Change: Bringing Revolution to the Deep South, the
Oppression of Black People and a Musical Score for a Different
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
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.
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.
"A Story of the War on Drugs and the Devastation of Black People"
"The Second Killing of Trayvon Martin, A Song for Trayvon and Digging into Samuel Beckett through Waiting for Godot"
Li Onesto, Journalist, Revolution Newspaper, reveals how the system has launched a vicious counterattack in the case of Trayvon Martin, killing Trayvon's reputation as part of the attempt to justify the murder and chill out the anger of the people. Onesto also speaks to the National Day of Outrage and the need to step up resistance around this crime.