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Bobby Seale
The Black Panther Party

In the sixties and seventies, the Black Panther Party captured the imagination of millions in the U.S. and around the world. The organization also attracted the rapt attention of the...  

Robert McChesney, John Nichols
Dollarocracy

Dollarocracy: a system of government where private wealth determines political outcomes. Sound at all familiar? The corruption bred by boatloads of cash contaminates and pollutes our entire political process. So-called...  

Christopher Hitchens
The Kissinger Case

Henry Kissinger beware. With the detention of former Chilean President Augusto Pinochet and the arrest of Yugoslavia's Slobodan Milosovic, no longer can tyrants hide behind the defense of sovereign immunity...

Michael Parenti
The Pathology of Wealth

As the planet moves closer to environmental catastrophe, the captains of industry, the robber barons of the age, could hardly be bothered. They have more important matters to consider. Making...  

Bernie Sanders
Single Payer Health Care

The health care debate is in full swing. The statistics are well known. Tens of millions of Americans have no coverage at all; many more have huge gaps in their...

Bernie Sanders
Creating a New Political Agenda

More and more citizens are turned off by traditional party politics. Voter participation in elections, with a few exceptions, steadily declines. There is a palpable sense that the political system...

Seymour Hersh
From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib

After World War Two the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal declared:"Individuals have international duties which transcend the national obligations of obedience...and have the duty to prevent crimes against peace and humanity...  

Samuel Chavkin
Chile: The Allende Years 1970-1973

This is a special program on the Salvador Allende Popular Unity government in Chile during the years 1970-1973. Chavkin is interviewed by David Barsamian.

Julian Bond
Civil Rights Under Attack

It's less than 40 years since the end of legal segregation in the United States. But the hard won victories of the 1960's civil rights movement are at risk today....  

Michelle Alexander
Race & Caste in the U.S.

A string of shootings of young African Americans has generated national and international attention. While these killings are nothing new, the proliferation of cell phones, cameras and social media has...  

Maude Barlow
Not a Drop to Drink

Many know Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner and its famous "Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink." Perhaps less known is Mark Twain's, "Whiskey's for drinking, water's for...  

Rebecca Solnit
Making & Breaking Stories

Dominant paradigms, dominant stories, the big picture through which our lives move. How much of it is constructed for us? Most of it. What are the prevailing paradigms and cultural...  

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