A Different Lens

A bimonthly podcast produced by the Hampton Institute. Copyright 2013 the Hampton Institute. All rights reserved

Jerusalem, The New Capital?

 

Today we talk to independent political analyst Dan Welch about President Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the larger regional affects of this as well as what will occur domestically.

 

The show can be downloaded here.

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Transportation, Roads, and Racism with Lark Lo

 

 

Today we interview local NJ writer and activist Lark Lo to discuss the problems with transportation in Bloomfield, NJ, how the issue of transportation is linked to larger frameworks of housing, jobs, and racism, ending with how people can get involved. To get involved, go to Lo’s website.

 

The show can be downloaded here.

The Fight For Net Neutrality

 

With the FFC’s vote on net neutrality being on December 14, 2017, we sit down to talk with a number of people on the issue: activist Antoinette Miles, IT consultant Evan Hiley, US Army Lieutenant Bryan Gordon, and Benjamin Davis.

 

The show can be downloaded here.

Technocracy With Andrew Gavin Marshall

 

Today, in a re-broadcast of an interview I did in 2012, we sit down with Geopolitics Chair Andrew Gavin Marshall to discuss the then-technocratic governments in Greece and Italy as well as the rise of the scientific dictatorship, something laid out more thoroughly in Andrew’s article entitled “New Eugenics and the Rise of the Scientific Dictatorship.”

The show can be downloaded here.

Shownotes

New Eugenics and the Rise of the Scientific Dictatorship

The Question of Art (Part 3)

 

Today we sit down with two musicians, Verbz, a rapper, and Matt Lohan, respectively to discuss music and art generally. We also chat with writer Cassandra as writing relates to art. Please note that Part 2 is a written portion, which can be seen on the Hampton Institute website.

The show can be downloaded here.

COINTELPRO Part 2 with Jason Williams

 

We chat with our Criminal Justice Chair Jason Williams about the FBI’s recent labeling of people in groups such as Black Lives Matter as ‘black identity extremists’ and the larger problems and issues that stem from it.

The show can be downloaded here.

The Question of Art (Part 1)

 

Today, in the first part of a series of interviews, we talk to both James and our Arts Resistance Chair Nicole Rodrigues to discuss art and why it is still important to society.

The show can be downloaded here.

White Supremacists and College Fascism with George Ciccariello-Maher

 

We talk with Drexel University associate professor George Ciccariello-Maher (GCM) about the current situation he find himself in in which he was effectively ran out of his workplace due to white supremacists. (More info can be found in the show notes.) In the interview we also discuss the problems colleges have confronting white supremacy as well as the society-wide problems the US is having with regards to fascism.

The show can be downloaded here.

 

Shownotes

George Ciccariello-Maher- Drexel University

GCM’s Tweets

Campaign to help GCM go back onto Drexel campus

Conservatives are the real campus thought police squashing academic freedom

Universal Basic Income with Ellen Brown

 

Ellen Brown chats with us and discusses the benefits of a universal basic income and how it can be achieved without inflation or taxes.

The show can be downloaded here.

Shownotes

Ellen Brown- About

How to Fund UBI Without Increasing Taxes or Inflation

 

Unions, Now and Then with Dan Welch and Gregory Lucero

We chat with indie political analyst Dan Welch and union worker Gregory Lucero to discuss the current state of unions today, unions historically, and if anything can be done in the present to aid the union fight.

The show can be downloaded here.

Shownotes

Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31

Supreme Court takes case posing a threat to unions