Scorched Earth: The Legacy of Agent Orange
Combat, chemicals, and corporations; a special program in honor of Agent Orange Day. We’ll look at the multigenerational legacy of Agent Orange — a toxic defoliant used by the United States military in the jungles of Vietnam.
Rad Dad: Tomas
Fathers…and mothers…on fatherhood and how it’s changing. Traditional ideas about what a dad is supposed to be are slowly disappearing, but what will take their place?
Idle No More
In the winter of 2012, flash mob round dances, demonstrations, hunger strikes, and blockades swept Canada. What began as a protest against new laws seen as curtailing environmental protections and infringing indigenous sovereignty,, quickly grew into a movement for indigenous rights and environmental justice. On this edition, Sylvia McAdam, one of the founders of Idle No More, tells the story of the movement.
Permission to Speak: Political Prisoners in Burma
As Burma transitions from dictatorship to democracy, hundreds of political prisoners have been freed after decades behind bars. On this edition, we hear from some of these freed political prisoners as they struggle to rebuild their lives, and test the emerging democracy.
Undocumented and Undaunted: DREAMer Artists Speak Out
The struggles of undocumented youth in the US often fly under the radar of the mainstream media. But with the tools of creative expression and the power of social media, a new generation of young immigrants is making sure their voices are heard. On this edition, young undocumented artists speak their truth, as the world listens.
Arundhati Roy: Jungles of Resistance
Renowned Indian author Arundhati Roy takes us deep into the revolutionary-filled jungles of India, as she reads excerpts from her new book Walking with the Comrades.
Taxes are for Suckers
Imagine paying almost nothing in taxessounds great doesnt it? Some of Americas biggest companies are doing just that and making millions or even billions in profits, thanks to loopholes and political influence On this edition, why does big business pay lower tax rates than the rest of us? And how activists have brought the issue into the spotlight.
Transit For All
When city budgets are cut, public transportation is often on the chopping block; routes and lines serving those who need the service most, can be the first to go. But from New York to Argentina, an emerging transportation justice movement is standing up for peoples right to ride.
Omar Barghouti on How to End Apartheid in Palestine
Inspired by the campaign to end South African apartheid, Palestinians are leading an international campaign to put economic and political pressure on Israel by boycotting Israeli products, divesting from Israeli companies and pushing for international sanctions on Israel. On this edition, Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti explains his people’s resistance, and the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions campaign.
Putting the “Eco” Back into Economics with David Suzuki
Author, radio host, and scientist David Suzuki has spent a lifetime working to protect the environment. But he says that work is failing, and a paradigm shift is needed to protect the health of our species and our planet.