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Arundhati Roy: Freedom, Fascism, Fiction and the Pandemic Portal

Two years ago this month, the first cases of Covid-19 were reported in the United States. “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew,” wrote acclaimed author...
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Cristina Jiménez: Dreaming and Building Immigrant Freedom

In a recent episode called Unforget, Dream, Build, we featured two Latinx Americans whose work flies in the face of the idea that immigrants are a problem or immigration a threat. We spoke Roberto...
Photographs of Phyllis Bennis, Anastasia Leukhina and Dmitri Makarov.

Winning War, Building Peace: Activists from Ukraine, Russia & The US Debate

FOR UKRAINIAN ASSISTANCE: The Kyiv School of Economics established a charitable fund for centralized procurement of protective gear and medical equipment:  https://kse.ua/support/donation/ The latest peace talks in the Russia-Ukraine war may lead to an eventual...

Israel, Hamas & Universal Human Rights: Former UN Official Craig Mokhiber Describes Path Forward

Prefer to Listen? Subscribe to our podcast to listen to this week’s episode on your favorite podcast platform. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations 75 years ago this December, as...

Saket Soni: How Trafficked Workers Pulled Off “The Great Escape”

Prefer to Listen? Subscribe to our podcast to listen to this week's episode on your favorite podcast platform (Available 2/5). “THE GREAT ESCAPE: A True Story of Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America” tells the...

Farmworkers to Farm Owners

Farmworkers to Farm Owners To download, please subscribe. To download a single episode, click share in the podcast player below. A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this difficult time and making...

Trump’s Wall and the End of the American Frontier

In this episode, Laura interviews author and Yale historian Greg Grandin about his new book The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America. They explore...

Cooperation vs Authoritarianism in Spain

Two of the regions that were the most brutally repressed under the mid-century dictatorship of Francisco Franco built the world’s largest worker-owned cooperatives

Militarization & Uvalde: The Context Media Coverage Omits

Whether it’s Buffalo, NY, Uvalde, TX or Philadelphia, PA — we are witnessing an unprecedented wave of terror at the muzzle of a gun. But all mass shootings are not covered in the same...

Integration Won’t Solve Racism in Schools

Making the future while surviving a war. As a photo of a young Sudanese woman, Alaa Saleh or 'Kandaka' leading protest chants from the top of a car goes viral, we take a look at women's participation in the perpetual interplay of global war and peace.

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