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9:20 - Our Man in San Juan, Dave Buchen reports on the rollercoaster that might become a revolution in Puerto Rico.

Dave wrote a short piece on Facebook about the protests, and will be reading a long piece on-air.

 

10:05 - Geographer Desiree Fields explores the mechanisms of exclusion and heirarchy in the digital housing market.

Desiree wrote the article Uploading Housing Inequality, Digitizing Housing Justice? for Public Books.

 

11:05 - Peace activist Kathy Kelly speaks for the victims of an omnicidal war machine - from Gaza to Kabul.

Kathy wrote the recent articles The Ongoing Dread in Gaza: So Many Names, So Many Lives and Remnants of War for Voices for Creative Nonviolence.

 

12:10 - Sociologist William I. Robinson points toward a new understanding of global capitalism in the 21st century.

William wrote the book Into the Tempest: Essays on the New Global Capitalism for Haymarket Books.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen takes baby steps.


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9:20 - Journalist Brian Hioe reports on the mass protest wave against Hong Kong's extradition bill.

Brian wrote the article No End in Sight to Demonstrations in Hong Kong After Another Refusal by Lam to Withdraw Extradition Bill for New Bloom.

 

10:05 - Historian Raquel Varela explores the work and the workers behind Portugal's 1974 revolution.

Raquel is author of the book A People's History of the Portuguese Revolution from Pluto Press.

 

11:05 - Political scientist Steven Davis explains what people lose when public land is privatized.

Steven is author of the book In Defense of Public Lands: The Case against Privatization and Transfer from Temple University Press.

 

12:10 - African American studies scholar Marquis Bey traces the fugitive politics of Blackness and queerness.

Marquis is author of the book Them Goon Rules: Fugitive Essays on Radical Black Feminism from University of Arizona Press.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen tests your ornithological knowledge.


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9:20 - Energy researcher Simon Pirani explains how fossil fuels powered global capitalism and the climate crisis.

Simon is author of Burning Up: A Global History of Fossil Fuel Consumption from Pluto Press.

 

10:05 - Cultural critic Henry Giroux surveys a political horizon of hate, brutality and populist authoritarianism.

Henry is author of The Terror of the Unforeseen from Los Angeles Review of Books.

 

11:05 - Historian Gerald Horne explores a century of international struggle against apartheid and Jim Crow.

Gerald is author of White Supremacy Confronted: U.S. Imperialism and Anti-Communism vs. the Liberation of Southern Africa from Rhodes to Mandela from International Publishers.

 

12:10 - Policy analyst Daniel Kay Hertz examines the gentrification of Lincoln Park, and who got left behind.

Daniel is author of The Battle of Lincoln Park: Urban Renewal and Gentrification in Chicago from Belt Publishing.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen wonders why the right thinks anyone cares about their feelings about the left.

 


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9:20 - Theorist Sophie Lewis explores surrogacy's place in a new, liberatory gestational politics.

Sophie is author of Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family from Verso.

 

10:05 - Writer Ben Burgis explains why and how the left should talk about leftism.

Ben is author of Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left from Zero Books.

 

11:05 - Sociologist Esther Sullivan examines housing insecurity in America's mobile home parks.

Esther Sullivan is author of from Manufactured Insecurity: Mobile Home Parks and Americans’ Tenuous Right to Place from University of California Press.

 

12:10 - Journalist Eric Blanc explains what labor and the left can learn from striking teachers.

Eric is author of Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics from Verso.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen critiques our magical-thought-leaders.

 


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9:20 - Live from Caracas, journalist Lucas Koerner reports on the media disinformation campaign aimed at Venezuela.

Lucas wrote the article There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press for FAIR.

 

10:05 - Activist Andy Thayer explains what LGBT activism has lost - and must relearn - since the Stonewall uprising.

Andy wrote the article Why Stonewall Matters Today for Jacobin.

 

11:05 - Organizer D Hunter explores struggle and solidarity on the wrong side of the class war.

D is author of Chav Solidarity. D is raising funds for Lumpen: A Journal of Poor and Working Class Writing. Help him out.

 

12:05 - Writer Nathaniel Rich traces a 40 year history of knowing everything and doing nothing about climate change.

Nathaniel is author of Losing Earth: A Recent History from MCD Books.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen reviews the memes of the first Democratic debate.

 


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9:20 - Law scholar Katherine Franke examines the radical potential of reparations for Black Americans.

Katherine is author of Repair: Redeeming the Promise of Abolition from Haymarket Books.

 

10:10 - Writer Akemi Johnson explores the lives of Okinawan women living under US occupation.

Akemi is author of Night in the American Village: Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa from The New Press.

 

11:10 - Writer Zillah Eisenstein explains why the next revolution must be feminist and abolitionist.

Zillah is author of Abolitionist Socialist Feminism: Radicalizing the Next Revolution from Monthly Review Press.

 

12:00 - Journalist Aviva Stahl reports on isolation, torture and secrecy in an American prison.

Aviva wrote the report Force-Feeding Is Cruel, Painful, and Degrading—and American Prisons Won’t Stop for The Nation.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen thinks about AI, and how stupid it is.


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9:20 - Writer Ted Genoways explores disaster politics, agriculture and austerity in a flooded Midwest.

Ted wrote the article River of No Return for The New Republic.

 

10:05 - Cultural critic Mithu Sanyal deconstructs a 2,500 year history of rape in our culture.

Mithu is author of the book Rape: From Lucretia to #MeToo from Verso.

 

11:10 - Chicana/o studies scholar Genevieve Carpio explores the intersection of spatial mobility and racial formation.

Genevieve is author of the book Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race from University of California Press.

 

12:10 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier reports on mass student and teacher strikes across Brazil.

Brian reported on the 1.8 million large strike wave for TeleSur English's program From The South.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen reads an interview with a monster.


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9:20 - Journalist Thomas Fazi explains why no one is voting for democracy in the European Parliament elections.

Thomas wrote the article The European Union Is an Antidemocratic Disgrace for Jacobin.

 

10:05 - Writer Astra Taylor dreams of democracy's radical potential, and one day reaching it.

Astra is author of the book Democracy May Not Exist, but We'll Miss It When It's Gone from Metropolitan Books.

 

11:05 - Development scholar Suzy Lee makes the strategic case for abolishing borders.

Suzy wrote the paper The Case for Open Borders for Catalyst.

 

12:10 - Writer Garrison Lovely explores the past and future politics of psychedelic drugs.

Garrison wrote the article Make America Trip Again for Current Affairs.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen honors Danny Thompson, A Legend of The Arts gone too soon.

 

 


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9:20 - Market analyst Marshall Auerback watches global capitalism crash with the Boeing 737.

Marshall wrote the article Boeing might represent the greatest indictment of 21st-century capitalism for Salon.

 

10:00 - Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara explores a path to socialism in American politics.

Bhaskar is author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality from Basic Books.

 

11:00 - Artist Jenny Odell reclaims time, and attention, and life from the demands of capitalism.

Jenny is author of How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy from Melville House.

 

12:00 - Writer Jasper Bernes examines the old problems with the Green New Deal.

Jasper wrote the essay Between the Devil and the Green New Deal for Commune.

 

12:30 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen remembers nostalgia.

Can't wait to re-listen to this one.