A Different Lens

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

Month: October, 2015

What Is Socialism with Nick Partyka


Today we talk with Labor Issues Chair Nicholas Partyka about socialism, its meaning and history, and how the word and its meaning has changed over time in relation to US liberals and the Bernie Sanders.

The show can be downloaded here.


Fascist Organizing, Infiltration, and Antifa with Shane Burley


Today we talk with writer Shane Burley about his article entitled “How Fascist Organizations Inspire Mass Violence,” where we discuss fascist organizing, how fascists are infiltrating academia and leftist spaces, and how people can fight back against fascism in their own communities.

The show can be downloaded here.

Trans Pacific Partnership with Devon Douglas-Bowers

In light of the recent news regarding the TPP, today we are rebroadcasting a podcast show done last year where Urban Issues Chair Sean Posey interviewed Politics/Government Department Chair Devon Douglas-Bowers on his article “The Coming Calamity, The Coming Resistance,” where he discuss the TPP, TPPI, and TISA trade deals and puts them in the larger context of military contingency planning for the nation and increased police militarization.

Syria, NGOs, and the Endgame with Eva Barlett

Today we sit down with independent journalist Eva Barlett to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria, the regional players, how NGOs are being used to further certain agendas, and the endgame for Syria. Her blog is http://www.ingaza.wordpress.com.

The show can be downloaded here.