A Different Lens

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Tag: Racism

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.



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


Poverty and Welfare with Chloe Ann King


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.

The show can be downloaded here.



Chloe Anne King on Twitter

Millennial Posse Chloe Anne King’s blog


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An Interview with Daryle Lamont Jenkins

In this episode, guest host AJ Reed interviews 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.

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.

Bernie Sanders, #BlackLivesMatter, and Progressive Racism with Mark Provost


Today we interview online journalist and activist Mark Provost about the recent interruption of Bernie Sanders’ speech in Seattle by Black Lives Matter protesters and how that has bought out large amount of condemnation and racism on the progressive left and discuss more in-depth the problems with not only many Sanders supporters but racial problems on the left more generally.


The audio can be downloaded here.



The ‘Positive Thinking’ Ploy with Chloe Anne King


Today we interview New Zealand-based activist and blogger Chloe Anne King about her most recent article entitled “Positive Attitude’ Bullshit: On the dangers of ‘radical self-love,’ where we discuss the problems with positive thinking gurus and how it connects to neo-liberalism.

The audio can be downloaded here.



Unmasking Israel with Gideon Levy


On May 21st we sat down with Israeli journalist Gideon Levy to discuss the ongoing problem of racism in Israeli society, US-Israeli relations, and how groups in Israel are fighting back against the tide of hate.

The audio can be downloaded here.

Israel, Palestine, and the Media with Rania Khalek


Today we sit down with independent journalist Rania Khalek to discuss how the media deals with the Israel-Palestine conflict and how we can amplify Palestinian voices.


The audio can be downloaded here.

Social Engineering and Social Control with Andrew Gavin Marshall


Today we discuss what social engineering and social control are with our Geopolitics Chair, Andrew Gavin Marshall. We talk about everything from definitions to who and what foundations were behind this agenda of social control, and finish with discussing how certain groups were targeted.


The episode can be downloaded here.

Enlightening Education with Christine Mazzarino

In this first episode of the new year, we discuss the opt-out movement with our Education Department Chair Christine Mazzarino, as well as delve into other issues in regards to the education system.

The audio can be downloaded here.



Opting Out: Grassroots Opposition to Standardization and High Stakes Testing