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Greatest Hits

Todd Chretien + Stephen Cohen
Russian Studies Two-Pack

Todd Chretien - Red October: The Russian Revolution The upheaval and regime change in Russia in 1917 “shook the world” in the words of journalist John Reed. In place of the...

Cornel West
Love & Justice

From Tamir Rice to Akai Gurley the names of African American men and boys killed by police keep piling up. The lack of a grand jury indictment in the Michael...  

Eric Sirotkin
War or Peace in Korea

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. What can you say? They are lightweights fighting in the heavyweight division while the fate of possibly millions are at risk. Two heads of state...  

June Jordan
Poetry & Politics

June Jordan knows well the burdens placed upon the children of immigrants. It's part of what gave her the courage and conviction to observe the world with the unblinking eye...

Zachary Lockman
A Brief History of Zionism

Zion is the name of a hill in ancient Jerusalem where King David had his palace. The term Zionism was coined in the early 1890s and applied to the Jewish...  

Trita Parsi
The Iran Deal

The self-styled deal maker is a deal breaker when it comes to the historic agreement limiting Iranian uranium enrichment in return for the lifting of sanctions. Trump refused to certify...

Noam Chomsky
The Political Economy of the Mass Media

2 CDs One of the all time great Chomsky talks. He discusses the Salman Rushdie case and the mega merger between Time and Warner. He connects the two by relating an...

Mahmoud Darwish
The Poetry of Palestine's National Poet

This program features some of Darwish's finest poems, including "Promises," "The Roses and the Dictionary," "My Mother" and "Passport." You will hear the poems in Arabic followed by English translation....

Bassam Haddad
Inside Syria

Syria is a mosaic of ethnic and religious groups. The minority Alawites, an offshoot of Shiite Islam, constitute about 12 percent of Syria’s 23 million people. They have controlled the...  

Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK 2-Pack

2 CDs First program: Beyond Vietnam August 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King’s  “I Have a Dream” speech. It will be aired over...

Naomi Klein
The Shock Doctrine

Catastrophes from Katrina to Iraq from Afghanistan to the Asian Tsunami clear the way for corporations to move in and operate in newly privatized zones, pushing local government overboard. Kind...  

Sonia Nazario
The Courage of Immigrants

Emma Lazarus in her poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty wrote: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Bedros, my father might have...  

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