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Inauguration Day Special Coverage

Airs at: Fri, 01/20/2017 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
  VOICES OF A NATION: A CALL TO ACTION: Reports from protests, rallies, walk-outs across the country and around the world, including: Austin, Chicago, Denver, Lansing, London, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco and the local communities of Pacifica affiliates around the coun... Read more

Drop the Military Industrial Complex

Airs at: Fri, 01/20/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Marvin and Angie discuss US militarism around the world, and how the next 4 years may affect the lives of veterans and their family members.  Veteran's Voice Radio Show with Northwest Veterans for Peace deals with matters of war and peace. They deal with veterans health ... Read more

INSANE CLOWN PRESIDENT: Matt Taibbi on Presswatch

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
  “Trained for decades to be little more than good consumers, we had become a nation of reality shoppers, mixing and matching news items to fit our own self-created identities. We rejoiced in the idea that reality was not an absolute but a choice.” —Matt Taibbi, from INSAN... Read more

Brian Covert on the Press and the CIA

Airs at: Wed, 01/18/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Peter and Mickey spend the hour with journalist and media scholar Brian Covert, discussing the too-close relationship between the CIA and U.S. media, as well as other issues, including the Obama Administration "pivot" toward Asia.  Brian Covert is an independent journal... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 16, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this edition of the Old Mole. Here's your Table of Contents: 1. Bill Resnick talks with two Portland activists about the Bunk Bus and traveling to Standing Rock. 2. Norm Diamond reads from and comments on the late John Berger's essay “The Nature of Mass De... Read more

DEATH AND SUFFERING IN THE BORDERLANDS

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Sophie Smith, an activist and humanitarian worker with No More Deaths--an organization in Southern Arizona that works to stop the death and suffering in the borderlands, much of which is the direct result of US Homeland Security policies.  They talk ab... Read more

Dismantling Racism

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2017 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Dr. Catherine Meeks is a retired professor of socio-cultural studies at Wesleyan College. She is the editor of the newly released book, Living Into God’s Dream: Dismantling Racism in America. From the publisher: This book is a report from the front, combining personal s... Read more

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AND THE GRASSROOTS CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2017 at 8:00am - 8:30am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th 1963, Martin Luther King Jr delivered one of the most famous speeches of all time. But it nearly didnt happen. On this special edition of Making Contact for MLK Day, Gary Younge, author of The Speech talks about Martin L... Read more

#StopSessions

Airs at: Sun, 01/15/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
  This week we look at the newly released report from the National Academy of Sciences, The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids; and we continue our look at the man who might become the next US Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, and examine whethe... Read more

Hot Off The Press...

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2017 at 10:45am - Sat, 01/21/2017 at 10:45am
Produced for This Is How We See It
Mariah Carey butchers her NYE performance, blames Dick Clark Productions; Some states will raise their minimum wage this year; Outcry over RNC Chair comparing Pres. Elect - Trump to Jesus Christ during Christmas.  Join us as we discuss these topics and more.  Read more