A Different Lens

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

North Korea with Derek Ford

We sit down with Hampton member Derek Ford to discuss his recent trip to North Korea, discussing everything from the North Korean economy to NK-US and NK-China relations, end with the question of if their could possibly be a normalization of relations between the US and North Korea.

The interview can be downloaded here.


Social Justice with Mimi Soltysik


Today we talk to Mimi Soltysik regarding social justice activism and some of the problems within, everything from the problems of call out culture to the difficulties of academic language.


The show can be downloaded here.



2016 Elections with Mimi Soltysik

An Interview with Will Hazlitt

This is an interview with Will Hazlitt.  One of the press officers from the North America Animal Liberation Press Office.  He is also a journalist with R9 Media and co-hosts a podcast show called RUF Rebel Radio.

An Interview with Daryle Lamont Jenkins

In this episode, I interview the Founder of One Peoples Project, Daryle Lamont Jenkins. Where we talk about the current white supremacist culture in the United States, and how activist can combat the Alt-Right.

2016 Elections and Hillary Clinton with Mark Provost

Today we interview online journalist and activist Mark Provost regarding the 2016 elections, now that its come down to Trump versus Clinton, with a particular emphasis on Clinton.

The show can be downloaded here.

Trump and Foreign Policy with John Walsh

Today we interview writer John Walsh about his most recent article entitled “Leading Antiwar Progressives Speak Favorably of Aspects of Trump’s Foreign Policy,” in where we discuss Trump’s foreign policy, how it compares to how US foreign policy has been conducted, and if there could possibly be a splitting of either the Republican or Democratic parties.

The show can be downloaded here.

False Feminists and Hillary Clinton with Cherise Charleswell

Today we interview our Women’s Issues Chair, Cherise Charleswell, about her latest article entitled “Bamboozled: On African Americans and Feminists Casting Their Votes for Hillary Clinton,” in which we discuss why people are voting for Clinton, despite her detrimental policies, some of the good and bad sides of Sanders, and what will happen next.

The show can be downloaded here.


Related Interviews

2016 Elections Mimi Soltysik

#AleppoIsBurning with Vanessa Beeley

Today we sit down with independent journalist Vanessa Beeley to discuss the current situation going on in Aleppo, Syria, discussing everything from Aleppo within the context of the larger conflict to the White Helmets organization.

The show can be downloaded here.

Some of the sites mentioned in the interview are In Gaza, 21st Century Wire, Shabeek, and the Syrian Solidarity Movement. Ms. Beeley’s own website is The Wall Will Fall.

Resistance Arts with Nicole Rodrigues

Today we interview Resistance Arts Chair Nicole Rodrigues about art and how it can be used in the political realm.

The Resistance Arts Department can be viewed here.

The show can be downloaded here.

Talking Education with Derek Ford

Today we sit down to chat with Education Department Co-Chair Derek Ford to discuss some of the topics bought up in an introduction he wrote for the book “Marx, Capital, and Education.”

The intro can be downloaded here.

The show can be downloaded here.