Reading Time: 13 minutes A conversation with author and activist Sarah Kendzior about just how bad things are.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Starting in 2007, Ecuador reformed its police and decriminalized gang membership. A study in 2017 showed the murder rate dropped by over 400 percent.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Bowe Bergdahl’s story exemplifies government dysfunction, political posturing, and a failed American policy.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Contrary to popular and long held assumptions, global population is declining. The environmental consequences are good, the economic consequences are bad, says this podcast guest.
Reading Time: 12 minutes In a likely appeal to the Supreme Court, attorney Steve Volker expects TransCanada to argue that the president is above the law. Their claim is that the “presidential permit” authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline is not reviewable by the courts.
Reading Time: 15 minutes The weakness of government regulators and why the fox should not be guarding the henhouse.
Reading Time: 19 minutes An alternative view of the contours of power and politics in America.
Reading Time: 21 minutes Mike Berners-Lee looks at ways our global problems and challenges are connected.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A look at how the excesses of capitalism have taken over everything from the lines at Disneyland to the carpool lane of your daily commute.
Reading Time: 18 minutes Spoiler Alert! This podcast features a detailed discussion of the story portrayed in the film Green Book. If you haven’t seen it yet, and plan to, please save this podcast for later.The movie Green Book has earned accolades and attacks since it was released in December. The controversies are sure to be rekindled by the Read More
Reading Time: 22 minutes With a horde of Democratic presidential candidates running, ranked choice voting could change the tone of campaigning, and provide a fairer distribution of delegates.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Scholars Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer discuss the influence of AIPAC and “the Israel lobby.”
Reading Time: 21 minutes EXCLUSIVE: Jeff Kaye exposes a second rendition and interrogation program, and argues that one of them amounted to human experimentation.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A conversation with California Rep. Mike Thompson (D), chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A new organization seeks to take on ‘climate breakdown’ and global capitalism through direct, nonviolent action.
Reading Time: 12 minutes A penetrating look into the transformative influence of black feminist political strategy and principles in mainstream US politics, especially since the 2016 election.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Journalist David Talbot talks about a new effort, joined by the Kennedy and King families as well as many others, to have Congress reopen assassination probes.
Reading Time: 16 minutes A world-renowned psychologist talks about the collective trauma we are all suffering as a result of modern political manipulation.
Reading Time: 12 minutes A look at the existing border walls and borderlands between the US and Mexico, and the unique landscape they have created.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A bracing look at the real effects of global warming and a reminder that we can bury our heads in the sand about climate change for just so long. There are however some real global policy solutions that can still make a difference for our kids and grandkids — if we take substantive collective action.