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The Poetry of Cesar Vallejo
Cesar Vallejo (1892-1938) is Peru's most important poet of the 20th century. He was of mestizo origin, a fact which greatly influenced his poetry. He wrote often of the plight...
Pushing Back the Corporate Food Regime
Food is the basis of life. We need it to live. It is as simple as that. The UN declares, “the right to adequate food is a long-standing international human...
17th Annual State of the World Address
David Barsamian’s Annual State of the World Address has been a regular event hosted by Thom Peters and the So, You’re a Poet Reading Series since September 11, 2001.
How Capitalism Works
The latest phase of Capitalism, neoliberalism, has left a train wreck in its wake. It’s produced a new Gilded Age. The gap between theoretical Capitalism and its actual workings is...
Frances Fox Piven
What Movements Do
The ruling class is organized and well-funded. What can be done to confront and defeat concentrations of power? As a veteran activist once said, “Organized people can beat organized money.”...
Raga Bisweshwari is a creation of maestro Chaudhuri. This late night raga begins with an alap, introduction to the raga, followed by masitkhani (slow) and razakhani (fast) gats, compositions in...
Lalit is a beautiful early morning raga and a speciality of maestro Chaudhuri. In this recording he performs masitkhani (slow)and razakhani (fast) gats, compositions, in teen tal, 16 beats. Lalit...
Overcoming adversity alone is a tough road to hoe but when you act with others it’s not as difficult. There is nothing like solidarity. There’s unity and strength in numbers....
Native American Holocaust
The barbarity of the onslaught on indigenous people by Euro-Americans settlers can scarcely be believed. Historian David Stannard states the indigenous peoples of North and South America had undergone the...
Sufism in the West
This program is a general introduction to Sufi theory and practice. Idries Shah, a leading Sufi guide says, “Sufism is not a religion. It is a system of knowledge.” An...
Six Contemporary Sufi Themes
The Use of Analogy in Understanding New Ideas - Part IRecorded in Boulder, CO on February 17, 1985.Reality Behind Appearance - Part IIRecorded in Boulder, CO on March 3, 1985.Conditioning & the Artificial...
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