Economic Inequality Kills
Given that people in the U.S. spend more money on health care than the rest of the world combined, then logic would dictate that we have the best health outcomes....
Guns & White Nationalism
The founding of the United States was based on the ideology of white supremacy, the practice of slavery, land theft and genocide. The mass murder of indigenous people by Euro-colonizers was...
It Takes An Acorn
David Barsamian travels the country raising the rabble to organize independent community radio stations. On an October barnstorming through Oregon, David delivered this talk to benefit KXCR, Florence.
How Hitler Happened
The post-WW1 Weimar Republic in Germany was the height of European civilization. Its scientists and scholars led the world. Its Bauhaus architecture was the rage. Its arts featured such luminaries as...
U.S. Interventions in the Middle East
The current occupant of the White House has said, “The Middle East is a troubled place. There are a lot of bad things happening in that part of the world.”...
The Radical Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer
Fannie Lou Hamer was a fighter for equality and justice who said, “If I fall, I’ll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom.” Going against entrenched...
Rise Up and Resist
When is enough enough? In the face of evil what does it take for people to move from passivity to active resistance? Throughout history there have been instances of people...
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...
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....
Howard Zinn, William Schaap, Joanne Ball, Alexander Cockburn, Karl Mayer, William Styron, Terry Shaw /Wilbert Tatum
Choosing the News: Who Sets the Agenda
Howard Zinn, William Schaap, Joanne Ball, Alexander Cockburn, Karl Mayer, William Styron, Terry Shaw, and Wilbert Tatum.
Haskell Wexler, John Sayles, Kristi Jacobson, David Barsamian
Working Class Movies
Haskell Wexler recounts his experiences starting in 1946 as a filmmaker and cinematographer. “As the Cold War developed unions were decimated, all the unions that were active in favor of...
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