A Different Lens

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

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.

Youth Organizing and The Fight Against Fascism

Today we interview Andres of the Progressive Youth Organization located in Kansas City, MI to discuss the history of the organization and its recent involvement in the widely discussed anti-Trump protests in Kansas City.

The show can be downloaded here.




2016 Elections Mimi Soltysik

Today we interview Socialist Party USA Presidential candidate Mimi Soltysik on the Socialist Party, his politics, and the general political atmosphere.


The episode can be downloaded here.

Anarchy In Korea!


Today we interview South Korean anarchist ‘Tom,’ to discuss the history of anarchism in South Korea and the current political situation in Korea generally and as it relates to anarchists.

The episode can be downloaded here.

Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Iran with Philip Giraldi

Today we sit down with writer and former CIA analyst Philip Giraldi to discuss the regional politics regarding the Syria situation, as well as the recent Saudi Arabia-Iran diplomatic spat.

The show  can be downloaded here.

Surplus Capital and Electoral Politics with Stephanie McMillan and Sarah Cruz

Today I talk to Stephanie McMillan, an author and cartoonist, who we have had previously on the program to discuss her book Why Capitalism Must Die, to discuss an article she wrote for Skewednews.Net entitled “What Is Surplus Value and Why Should Anti-Capitalists Care?”

We also have on Sarah Cruz of the organization One Struggle [Onestruggle.net], where she co-wrote an article, along with Jorge Quintana and Matthew Daiagi, entitled “A Few Points on Electoral Politics.”

The show can be downloaded here.

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.

The show can be downloaded here.

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.