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Kali Akuno
Activism: Lessons from Mississippi

Mao said, “A single spark can start a prairie fire.” Indeed it can. Rosa Parks is a perfect example of that. Her refusal to sit in the back of the...

Kshama Sawant
What It Takes to Win

In times of despair and distress there may be the temptation to succumb to apathy and cynicism. What’s the use? Who cares?, etc. That should not be your response. Finding...

Camille Paglia
Free Women! Free Men!

The feminist movement, in its various forms, posed a genuine challenge to patriarchy, male domination. Privilege among most men was seen as a right, the way things were. Within the...

Vandana Shiva
Food: Listen to Grandma

In response to the question, "How do you activate people who say, 'Well, you know, I’m not an expert on these issues. I don’t know what chemicals are involved. It’s...

Madawi Al-Rasheed
Saudi Arabia: History & Politics

Saudi Arabia is a quixotic ally of the U.S., to say the least. Fifteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers were from the desert kingdom. In the wake of the attack,...

Vandana Shiva
Eco-Social Justice on the Global Frontlines

Despite the position of the Trump administration, which has labeled climate change a “hoax” concocted by China, there is virtual universal unanimity that the Earth’s temperature is rising and that...

Alternative Radio
Academic Freedom 2-Pack

First program: Geoffrey Stone - The Fight for Free Speech on Campus The political landscape is increasingly intolerant of opposing views. Campuses are sometimes a battleground. Author Charles Murray was shouted down...

Alternative Radio
Nonviolence 2-Pack

Arun Gandhi - Gandhian Nonviolence Today As protests and demonstrations continue around the world, once again the relevance of the strategies and tactics of civil disobedience and nonviolent resistance arise....

Debu Chaudhuri
Kalyani Bilawal

This romantic raga is a creation of sitar maestro Debu Chaudhuri. It is a combination of Kalyan and Bilawal ragas. He begins with a brief alap followed by slow and...

Geoffrey Stone
The Fight for Free Speech on Campus

The political landscape is increasingly intolerant of opposing views. Campuses are sometimes a battleground. Author Charles Murray was shouted down and prevented from speaking at Middlebury. Condoleezza Rice declined to...

David Barsamian
Resistance in the Age of Trump

Today in a country where magical thinking is heard at the highest levels of government, facts are up for grabs. You have your narrative. I have mine. Recall Trump aide...

Debu Chaudhuri
Yaman & Bageshree

Yaman, an evening melody is one of the most popular of all ragas and a Debu Chaudhuri speciality. In this recording the sitar maestro renders a delicate and detailed musical...

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