Leid Stories—Creating More and More Wars So We Can Commemorate Those Who Die In Them—05.28.18

It is Memorial Day. A dwindled portion of the country will hold parades honoring those who died while serving in or defending America’s various wars; most, however, will be enjoying a long weekend of backyard barbecuing and hunting for good buys at start-of-summer sales. Memorial Day has all but ceased to be a sobering moment when, as the country honors …

Economic Update – Another ‘Gilded Age – 05.20.18

Updates on Theranos bankruptcy and workers’ risks, our second “gilded age,” mortgage lenders turn to rich borrowers, Trump on drug prices is just rhetoric, economic effects of breaking Iran treaty. Interview with Prof Miguel Robles-Duran on gentrification and crisis of cities.   Download this episode (right click and save)

Black Agenda Radio – 05.14.18

Welcome to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host Nellie Bailey. Coming up: There has not been one pause in U.S. wars since the invasion of Iraq, and the corporate media has been beating the drums for every one of them, with play-by- play from lying generals and the …

The Gary Null Show – 04.11.18

Trump’s threat to attack Syria and the growing tensions between the US and Russia Ray McGovern served as an Army intelligence officer and a CIA analyst for 27 years under 7 presidential administrations, from John F. Kennedy to George H. W. Bush. Among his duties was preparing the President’s Daily Brief, which was a one-on-one to President Ronald Reagan’s most senior national …

Economic Update – Public Service vs Private Profit – 12.24.17

Updates on Economic Threats: Corbyn vs Morgan Stanley, cars for super-rich, information vs profit, Fed chair Powell’s over-reach, why regulations are never enough, and corporate criminality. Interview with David Jette about public vs private banking. Download this episode (right click and save)

Meditations and Molotovs – 05.08.17

On today’s program, Vince plays Part 4 of Adam Curtis’ documentary, “Century of the Self.” In this episode, “Eight People Sipping Wine in Kettering,” Curtis explains how politicians on the left, in both Britain and America, turned to the techniques developed by business to read and fulfill the inner desires of the self. Both New Labour, under Tony Blair, and …

A Just Cause Radio – The Elderly has been forgotten in America’s Prisons – 04.23.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks speaks to our Special Guests Leonna Brandao, who is a Social Worker and Founder of New Vision Organization, Inc. and Stan Stojkovic, who is a Professor of Criminal Justice and Dean in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where he has taught since 1983.

A Bowl of Soul Broadcast – 03-31-2017

A Bowl of Soul Broadcast – 03-31-2017

Unstoppable -(FKJ Remix) – Lianne La Havas – R&B – 2015
Latin Lover – Masters At Work Featuring Stephanie Mills – R&B/House – 1999
Something For Nothing – Dusty Springfield – R&B – 1970
I’m Walking – Mary Mary – R&B/Gospel – 2011
He Holds His Own – The Supremes – R&B – 1965
Soul Girl – Jeanne & The Darlings – R&B – 1967
Honey Bee – Gloria Gaynor – R&B – 1975
Do You Love What You Feel – Chaka Khan – R&B/Funk – 1979
You Know How To Love Me – Phyllis Hyman – R&B – 1979
Lies- En Vogue – R&B/Funk – 1990
Together Forever – Lisette Melendez – R&B/Freestyle – 1991

Leid Stories—Some Leaders Have A Plan for Trump: Play Ball!—03.29.17

President Donald Trump wants to make nice. It’s finally getting through to him that his presidential “brand” stinks and that he’s the main reason. It’s bad when your own party helps to defeat you in your first big-league battle. Clearly, Trump is in a bind.

Leid Stories—Way Past Time to Repeal and Replace the Democratic Party—03.22.17

It’s Day 3 of confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, who President Donald Trump has selected to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last year. With robust Republican support, Gorsuch seems poised to join the nation’s highest court. Republicans savored an earlier victory last year when they blocked consideration of President Barack Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland, after a 247-day wait for a hearing that never materialized.