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.
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.
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.
We chat with Mint Press News founder Mnar Muhawesh to discuss her article “NATO’s ‘War on Terror’ Leaves Famine, Disease In Its Wake in Africa.” In the interview we focus on three main countries: Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, with all of the countries having had famines or disease outbreaks due to Western intervention.
We go to the other side of the world today to talk with New Zealand writer and activist Chloe Ann King. In the interview we talk about the poverty situation in New Zealand, its racist undertones, connecting it to systems in the United States, the political situation surrounding welfare, and end on a hopeful note.
We chat with Hampton contributor and academic Bryant William Sculos about this recent article entitled “The Dialectic of Tolerance” on the Hampton website. We talk about the idea of free speech, how it applies to Neo-Nazis, the government, and the power of language.
A discussion with sociologist Lars Jørgensen to discuss how the intellectuals and academics have betrayed the public with their refusal, either explict or tacit, to tell the truth about American foreign policy and the reasons the US goes to war.