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Radio Curious: A Mortician's Philosophy

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-17 22:01:06.0
Radio Curious discusses the funeral industry in a conversation with mortician and funeral director, George Leinen, owner of Empire Mortuary in Ukiah, California.



The Michael Slate Show: Why Fascism Must Be Stopped Before It's Too Late. Andy ...

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-17 21:37:41.0
Andy Zee, November 4 It Begins. The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go! Every day the Trump/Pence fascist regime is showing us what they stand for. It is our responsibility to drive them from power. George Prochnik: When It's Too Late to Stop Fascism, According to Stefan Zweig. Bob Avakian, in an excerpt from “BA Speaks: Revolution - Nothing Less!” , “Which System, Capitalism or Communism, Is the Nightmare for Humanity?”



TUC Radio: Renegade Economists Marilyn Waring, Kate Raworth and Elinor Ostrom (Part ...

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-17 17:56:25.0
Kate Raworth spoke on October 4, 2017, at the Stockholm Resilience Centre on her new book Doughnut Economics. Published in the UK and US in April 2017 the book has already been translated into Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and Japanese.

Kate Raworth says that economics dominate public policy and our decision-making for the future. It guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and social challenges that define our times. However economic theories as taught today are centuries out of date. That's why it is time, Raworth says, to revise our economic thinking for the 21st century.

From Kate Raworth 35 minute talk I chose her fascinating retelling of the history of economics from Adam Smith to Paul Samuelson and her indictment of neoliberalism, market fundamentalism and the universally imposed system of economic growth, expressed in the GPD, the Gross Domestic Product.



Sea Change Radio: The Myth of Meritocracy: John Brittain on Legacy Preference

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-17 17:27:56.0
The official subject matter of Sea Change Radio is environmental sustainability. This week, however, we are deviating from that to talk about a topic that we believe is inextricably linked to sustainability: stratification in education. We are talking with law professor, civil rights advocate, and educational diversity expert, Prof. John C. Brittain, about educational practices that perpetuate social, racial, and socioeconomic exclusiveness. Elite private schools were once restricted to wealthy white young men. Since the 1960s we have seen some progress at these schools - they all admit women, most have scholarship programs to make room for the non-wealthy, and they generally boast of need-blind admissions practices. But there is one hidden practice, often overlooked, which runs counter to all of that progress: the practice of legacy admissions. That is, giving preference to applicants who have a family connection to the school. The majority of elite educational institutions in this country do this. For example, in 2017, a full 41% of Harvard's incoming freshman were legacies. Logic tells us that generation after generation, this sort of admission preference can't be doing much for these schools' demographic diversity. Professor Brittain and host Alex Wise discuss how legacy admission practices serve as affirmative action for the privileged, the irony that the practice thrives in the United States which holds itself up as a model meritocracy and how schools' justifications for the ongoing use of legacy preferences don't hold up to a reasoned analysis.



Prison Radio Show: October 12, 2017

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-17 13:10:32.0
Part four of interview with Jalil Muntaqim, a former Black Panther who has been incarcerated since 1971, also an interview with Lynne Jackson and Jeanne Finley from Project Salam who discuss the criminalization of Muslim men, specifically Yassin Aref and Mohammed Hossain who were entrapped by the FBI in Albany, New York.



Prison Radio Show: September 22, 2017

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-17 13:07:15.0
Part three of interview series with former Black Panther Jalil Muntaqim, re-broadcast of an episode of Bloomington, Indiana's Kiteline show featuring Kwame Shakur



CPR News: CPR News, October 17, 2017

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-17 06:41:40.0
 



Joe and Anthony on Chiampa Radio : Episode 107 Depression Sucks, It's All Bulls...

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-16 18:07:38.0
SO Joe introduces a new Android "Joe's App Corner" with some nifty apps, Notin, Motion Stills, Curiousity, S.A.M.M.I. - a midi like sequencer app! Anyway, that and of course Joe's crazy news and Anthony's crazy Floriday news! Keep it tuned to http://www.chiampa.info - Chiamp Radio! The Joe and Anthony Show can be heard on Monday Night at 8 pm eastern.



This Way Out: A UK Exile's Legacy + Tales of a "Self-Made Woman" + LG...

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-16 16:08:04.0
A historic National Trust exhibit ropes Brits into honoring the exiled; True tales of a "Self-Made Woman"; Burundi begins a "hunt" for homosexuals, the U.N. decries Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesian crackdowns, Greek trans-people win identity rights, Trump targets elderly same-gender couples and the rainbow flag, Mississippi legalizes faith-based bias, and more LGBTQ news from around the world!



The Motherland Influence: The Motherland Influence: October 15, 2017

Date Uploaded: 2017-10-16 14:25:48.0
African, Latin & Caribbean music.



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