The Pregnancy to Prison Pipeline: Media Matters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJQrNJRAxuc As the President sounds off about holy babies born and unborn, we talk about the ongoing criminalization of women who happen to get pregnant. What has been the media’s role and have they done...

Fran and David Korten – Anti-Capitalist Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPx7KNEq-TMFran and David Korten, entrepreneurs, longtime anti-capitalist advocates for global economic justice, and married couple. They speak to us about their lifelong efforts to challenge the capitalist and privatizing schemes that have exacerbated global...

New Media, Old Problems: Buzzfeed, Vox, and Vice Unionize

The media layoffs are here. It's new media’s sky-is-falling moment. Instead of the promised golden age, we're seeing rolling cutbacks and massive layoffs at digital darlings like VICE and BuzzFeed. Is that it for...

Drawing Comix at the Margins

Far more than an escape, comics can pack a political punch, and so do our guests. First up, Mohammad Saba’aneh describes how he transposed his lived experience to the page, exposing the...

Standing Up To The Sacklers

Art organizations and sponsorship dollars have gone hand in hand for decades. But with backlash and protests over donors ethics, should cultural institutions begin looking into new funding streams? This week on...

Dance as World-Changing Movement: Alice Sheppard and STREB

Two artists who expand our ideas about beauty, risk, mobility, and inclusion. Wheelchair dancer and esteemed choreographer Alice Sheppard, and MacArthur Genius Award-winning action architect Elizabeth Streb. What difference does art make?...

Can It Happen Here?

Can it happen here? Absolutely it can. Even in a liberal bastion. A few weeks ago, a handful of white supremacists marched into a bookstore in Washington D.C., temporarily disrupting a talk by Jonathan...

Reporter in Spain: On the Spanish Left

On Left: Claud Cockburn in Spain with Fred Branfman, commander of British battalion of International Brigade, in a photo by Gerda Toro. (Photo courtesy Laura Flanders)     Eighty years ago this April, Spain fell under a...

Ada Colau: Barcelona’s Fearless Mayor

And at the level of principle, Colau has not finished making change yet. Having polled her base this weekend, Colau’s putting the question to the people. Barcelonans will vote on what deal she should make. Let the people decide. Putting that principle into practice has got to be a win, no matter what.  

Feminists Writing History: Cherríe Moraga and adrienne maree brown

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

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