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9:20 - Journalist Allie Gross surveys the chaos created by Detroit's speculative housing market.

Allie wrote the article Detroit real estate game creates chaos in neighborhoods for the Detroit Free Press.

 

10:05 - Historian Carol Anderson examines the new mechanisms of voter suppression in America.

Carol is author of the book One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy from Bloomsbury.

 

11:05 - Psychologist Bruce E. Levine explains why authoritarian times call for anti-authoritarian people.

Bruce is author of the book A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti-Authoritarian - Strategies, Tools, and Models from AK Press.

 

12:05 - Writer Megan Erickson looks at the realities of childhood beneath (and beyond) capitalism.

Megan wrote the article A Blueprint for Universal Childhood for Jacobin.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen discovers micro-generations.

 


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9:15AM - Biophysical economist Paavo Järvensivu explores the near future economics of a world in capital and climate crisis.

Paavo is co-author of the report Economic Transition Governance, a background document to a 2019 UN Global Sustainable Development Report.


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9:20 - Live from São Paulo, Brian Mier reports on the judicial chaos of Brazil's first post-coup election.

Brian recently interviewed UN Human Rights Committee Vice President Sarah Cleveland about Lula and Brazil's election for the news channel Brasil 247.

 

10:05 - Writer Max Haiven explores the deep connections between art and money under capitalism.

Max is author of Art after Money, Money after Art: Creative Strategies Against Financialization from Pluto Press.

 

11:05 - Matt Christman and Brendan James rebel against the very normal politics of today's hellworld.

Matt and Brendan are co-authors of The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts and Reason from Touchstone.

 

12:05 - Sociologist Kehinde Andrews charts a new course for radical Black politics in the 21st century.

Kehinde is author of Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century from Zed Books.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen does some racial thinking.

 


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9:20 - Economist Mark Weisbrot examines the US hand in Latin American politics across the 21st century.

Mark wrote the essay A Note about “Our Backyard”: Advice that Thomas Shannon Might Give to Mike Pompeo for CEPR.

10:05 - Attorney Flint Taylor follows the long, living legacy of police torture in Chicago.

Flint's book The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago is out later this year via Haymarket Books.

 

10:35 - Journalist Drew Philp talks about building a house and rebuilding a community in Detroit.

Drew is author of A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City from Scribner.

 

11:05 - Historian Lilian Calles Barger explores the past (and future) of the liberation theology movement.

Lilian is author of The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology from Oxford University Press.

 

12:05 - The Hopleaf's Michael Roper discusses sell-outs and shut-downs in the late stage craft beer market.

Michael is the proprietor of The Hopleaf Bar in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Try the Bitterballen.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen puts a Great Thinker's words into worst practices.

Jeff said I wasn't gonna like this one, really looking forward to it!


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9:20 - Artist Boots Riley discusses finding (and using) your voice in a culture controled by capitalism.

Boots is the writer and director of the new film Sorry to Bother You.

 

10:05 - Writer Victor Wallis presents a socialist framework for ecological revolution.

Victor is author of Red-Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism from Political Animal Press.

 

11:05 - Historian C. Riley Snorton traces a history of convergence between Blackness and transness.

Riley is author of the book Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity from University of Minnesota Press.

 

12:00 - Organizer Andrea Ritchie explains how loitering laws expand police surveillance and abuse.

Andrea wrote the Truthout article "Prostitution-Related" Loitering Ordinance Promotes Racial Profiling in Chicago with Brit Schulte.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen ponders outliving his usefulness.

Please nobody ponder this about yourself.


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9:20 - Conservation biologist Chris D. Thomas finds new forms of life born into the Anthropocene.

Chris is the author of Inheritors of the Earth: How Nature Is Thriving in an Age of Extinction from PublicAffairs.

 

10:05 - Journalist Howard Bryant explores the protest politics of Black athletes in America.

Howard is the author of The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism from Beacon Press.

 

11:05 - Historian Walter Scheidel traces the long twin histories of economic inequality and violence.

Walter is the author of The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century from Princeton University Press.

 

12:05 - Writer Cyrus Farivar explains why yesterday's privacy laws are no match for today's surveillance technology.

Cyrus is the author of Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech from Melville House.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen mourns the passing of a great life.

 


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9:20 - Writer Maximillian Alvarez explores the sanctity of waste and ownership in the digital age.

Maximillian wrote the article The Death of Media for The Baffler.

 

10:05 - Journalist Anna Clark traces the toxic politics that poisoned the people of Flint.

Anna is author of The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy from Metropolitan Books.

 

11:05 - Writer Roy Scranton explains how to live on a dying planet.

Roy is author of We're Doomed. Now What? Essays on War and Climate Change from Soho Press.

 

12:05 - The Internationalist Commune of Rojava discuss the work of social and ecological revolution.

Dog Section Press is raising funds to publish the commune's book Make Rojava Green Again.


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9:20 - Journalist Jacob Hamburger explains why the new French left has old French left problems.

Jacob wrote the article Whose Populism? The Mixed Messages of La France Insoumise for Dissent.

 

10:05 - Historian Anna-Lisa Cox traces the westward journey of America's Black pioneers.

Anna-Lisa is author of The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America's Forgotten Black Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality from PublicAffairs.

 

11:05 - Journalist Eileen Truax explores the new battlegrounds in America's border wars.

Eileen is author of We Built the Wall: How the US Keeps Out Asylum Seekers from Mexico, Central America and Beyond from Verso.

 

12:05 - Journalist Yasha Levine looks behind the false front of Silicon Valley's corporate resistance.

Yasha wrote the article All EFF’d Up: Silicon Valley’s astroturf privacy shakedown for The Baffler.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen gets all tangled up in space and time.

 


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9:20 - Law professor Robert L. Tsai examines the right's anti-immigrant, demographic control machine.

Robert wrote the Boston Review article Trumpism Before Trump with Calvin TerBeek.

 

10:00 - Live from Mexico City, Laura Carlsen reports on the crises already facing Mexico's next president.

Laura previewed the elections in her latest report for Hecho en América.

 

10:35 - Political scientist Ed Burmila sees America's immigrant detainee crisis slipping out of sight in the future.

Ed wrote the Baffler article Out of Sight, Out of Our Minds.

 

11:05 - Historian Catherine Nixey explores the violent purging of the Classical world by early Christians.

Catherine is author of The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

 

12:05 - Economist Rob Larson explains why capitalism will always fail to deliver freedom for humanity.

Rob is author of Capitalism vs. Freedom: The Toll Road to Serfdom from Zero Books.

 

12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen is appalled by SCROTUS.