We have no underwriters, government grants or advertising income. Radio stations receive our programming free of charge. We have no T-shirts, coffee mugs or refrigerator magnets. We depend upon your donations, subscriptions, and program purchases to keep the lights on at AR.

If the gift is over $100 and you would like it to be tax deductible, please send a check to the Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center, Box 1156, Boulder, CO 80306. Make it out to RMPJC and include in the memo "For AR" or otherwise indicate that you are making a donation to Alternative Radio.


Staff Favorites

Eqbal Ahmad
Terrorism: Theirs and Ours

Terrorism is the scourge of the era. It is a fearsome symbol conjuring images of nasty-looking, bearded men brandishing AK-47s. The media focus only on the terrorism of official enemies...

Michael Parenti
The Pathology of Wealth

As the planet moves closer to environmental catastrophe, the captains of industry, the robber barons of the age, could hardly be bothered. They have more important matters to consider. Making...  

Yves Engler
What's Going on in Canada?

What’s going on in Canada? Justin Bieber? Snow? Hockey? Since 2006, the vast country of 35 million people has been led by Stephen Harper. He is prime minister and head...  

Bernie Sanders
Single Payer Health Care

The health care debate is in full swing. The statistics are well known. Tens of millions of Americans have no coverage at all; many more have huge gaps in their...

Bernie Sanders
Creating a New Political Agenda

More and more citizens are turned off by traditional party politics. Voter participation in elections, with a few exceptions, steadily declines. There is a palpable sense that the political system...

Seymour Hersh
From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib

After World War Two the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal declared:"Individuals have international duties which transcend the national obligations of obedience...and have the duty to prevent crimes against peace and humanity...  

Samuel Chavkin
Chile: The Allende Years 1970-1973

This is a special program on the Salvador Allende Popular Unity government in Chile during the years 1970-1973. Chavkin is interviewed by David Barsamian.

Julian Bond
Civil Rights Under Attack

It's less than 40 years since the end of legal segregation in the United States. But the hard won victories of the 1960's civil rights movement are at risk today....  

Michelle Alexander
Race & Caste in the U.S.

A string of shootings of young African Americans has generated national and international attention. While these killings are nothing new, the proliferation of cell phones, cameras and social media has...  

Maude Barlow
Not a Drop to Drink

Many know Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and its famous "Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink." Perhaps less known is Mark Twain's, "Whiskey's for drinking, water's for...  

Rebecca Solnit
Making & Breaking Stories

Dominant paradigms, dominant stories, the big picture through which our lives move. How much of it is constructed for us? Most of it. What are the prevailing paradigms and cultural...  

Noam Chomsky
Manufacturing Consent

The media like to present themselves as objective, balanced and free from any bias or agenda. Reality suggests something quite different. The media function as weapons of mass distraction. Much...

: Audio sample available for preview online.

(800) 444-1977