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Arun Gupta
Changing the System

With Donald Trump in the White House we may have entered a post-truth era. As Orwell wrote in his great essay “Looking Back on the Spanish War:” “If the Leader...

Noam Chomsky
Utopia

Noam Chomsky - Utopia In the darkest of times we have to imagine that a world of equality and environmental and social justice is possible. Are we dreamers? Not practical?...  

Angela Davis
Beginnings: Movements of Possibility

In times of crisis one can simultaneously see danger and opportunity. Today there is nostalgia for an imagined past and a desire to recreate it. It’s a seductive tale. Things...  

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...

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...  

Howard Zinn
Against Discouragement

It wasn't that long ago when the U.S. labeled the African National Congress as a terrorist organization. Its leader, Nelson Mandela languished for years in prison. Then because of massive...

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...

Jim Hightower
Agitation: The Essence of Democracy

There is a tendency among some people to be let's face it, lazy. We want things delivered instantly to our doorstep. That may work for pizza but that's not the...  

Noam Chomsky
Activist Victories

Chomsky, in this interview with Barsamian recorded at KGNU studios in Boulder, describes the impact and influence of activists and solidarity movements. He says, e.g., Because of opposition "the Reagan...

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...

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