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Cesar Vallejo
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...

Eric Holt-Gimenez
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...  

David Barsamian
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.

Yanis Varoufakis
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.”...  

Debu Chaudhuri
Raga Bisweshwari

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...

Debu Chaudhuri
Raga Lalit

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...

Ralph Nader
Citizen Action: It's Easier than We Think, Pt 1 &...

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....

David Stannard
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...

Debu Chaudhuri
Raga Behag

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Leonard Lewin
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...

Leonard Lewin
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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