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Staff Favorites

Robert Scheer
Free Thought & Self-Censorship

Imagine a gigantic vacuum cleaner scooping up all electronic communications. That’s what the National Security Agency does. Think you are safe from NSA snooping? That you can hide behind clever...  

Richard Wolff
The Tax Code: Class Warfare

People dread taxes. The tax code is a labyrinth few citizens dare to enter save for the rich and powerful who hire lawyers and accountants to figure out ways to...  

Allen Ginsberg
Counter-Poetics and Oppositional Action

Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Amiri Baraka, Joanne Kyger, and Peter L. Wilson.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko
The Poetry of Yevtushenko

This program features Yevtushenko reciting his poetry (in Russian) as well as English translation, music and commentary.

Edward Said
Clash of Civilizations

Said refutes the work of Samuel Huntington, contending that Huntington's much-touted book Clash of Civilizations, thinly disguised as cultural study, actually advances a divisive policy agenda. Said shuns these "driveby...

Marilyn Young
Vietnam: The Forever War

The Vietnam War was a pivotal event in the 20th century. Although it officially ended in 1975, it never really seems to end. The war brought us free-fire zones, strategic...

Michael Parenti
Fascism: The False Revolution

Fascism is being mentioned more and more in the context of U.S. and European elections. It is a term that is bandied about often rather loosely. Orwell wrote that it...  

Martin Lee
Resurgent Fascism: The Beast Reawakens

Fascism did not end with Hitler's suicide in his Berlin bunker. In the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, the U.S. recruited and protected Nazi war criminals. It was...

John Stockwell
The Dark Side of United States Foreign Policy

2 CDs In one of AR’s earliest and greatest hits, veteran CIA agent, John Stockwell turns on the klieg lights to illuminate the dark side of Washington’s policies. He takes...

Stephen Bezruchka
Health Care Inequalities

First program: In Sickness & in Wealth Income and wealth inequalities have huge health impacts. What are the health advantages of being rich as compared to being poor? You’ll live...

Russell Means
For the World to Live Columbus Must Die

For too many of us, for too long, the indigenous peoples of this continent have been curiosities that existed somewhere over the horizon between fantasy and reality. The popularly crafted...  

John Trudell
Live in Eugene

John Trudell believes that the progression of civilization has spawned a “mining of the spirit.” Society pollutes the minds of its people with technological toxic waste. The individual is alienated...

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