Government/Politics

The Push and Pull of Immigration

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Left and the Law commentator Mike Snedecker interviews Jim Smith, an immigration lawyer who lives and practices at the border. Using the example of Honduras, they discuss the “push” factors (poverty, violence and political repression) that impel immigrants to leave their ho... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 24, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts today's show which includes: Forest Health and Climate Change: An interview with Brenna Bell, forest protector and Policy Director and Attorney for Bark. Socialism or Barbarism: A reading from an essay by Rosa Luxemburg. The Things We Don’t Say: A review o... Read more

No Human Is Illegal; An Attorney on The Frontlines of The Immigration War

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Guest host Linda Olson-Osterlund talks to J.J. Mulligan Sepulveda, author of "No Human Is Illegal; An Attorney on The Frontlines of The Immigration War" https://www.mhpbooks.com/books/no-human-is-illegal/ Read more

The University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought Higher Education

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 12:00am - 11:00am
Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview Joshua Hunt discussing about his book,  The University of NIKE: How Corporate America Bought American Higher Education. Hunt's book is an eye-opening account of the ways that wealthy private donors such as Nike's Phil Knight influe... Read more

Vocational Education: The Other Four Year Degree

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

The Corporatization of Public Education and The Rise of Fascism

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne talks with writer and cultural critic Henry A. Giroux about how corporate values have changed the nature of higher education and the connections between the dismantling of public education and the rise of fascism in the U.S.  Henry A Giroux is well known for his gro... Read more

Juneteenth Special

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
June 19 is Juneteenth. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia recognize Juneteenth as a holiday or a holiday observance. Since this edition of Free Culture Radio is being recorded on and will be broadcast on June 19, we make a technical departure from our usual cove... Read more

Controlling Our Cities

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie talks to Kumar Rao, Senior Staff Attorney for Racial Justice at the Center for Popular Democracy, about invest-divest campaigns in cities across the country that give communities a voice in local funding decisions and support investments in supportive services and di... Read more

Fire Ant Journal: Anarchist Prisoner Voices

Airs at: Tue, 06/11/2019 at 4:45pm - 6:45pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Fire Ant Journal Download This Episode In this June 11th special, we’re releasing an interview with some anarchist prisoners in the so-called U.S. and some of the folks who support them. June 11th, for people who don’t know, is a day of solidarity with Marius Mason and ot... Read more

Anti-Repression in SC and Trans Resiliency in Appalachia

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 06/14/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week, we’ll be featuring two segments, one on state repression against anti-racist organizers in rural Upstate South Carolina [10min 21sec] and on an upcoming documentary series on access/non access to mental health infrastructure for transgender people living in Appal... Read more