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Our weekly radio show on Pacifica KPFK 90.7 FM (Tuesdays at 4PM) with lead hosts Eric Mann and Tammy Bang Luu, features interviews with frontline organizers from across the globe. We’re picking up a large working class Los Angeles audience, and increasingly, a national audience for our live, streaming webcast (http://www.kpfk.org/listen-live.html). We challenge Rush Limbaugh talk radio and offer a punchier, tougher, multi-racial alternative to Air America. It is a show that focuses on strategy and tactics, social movements, radical and revolutionary thinkers, strategists, organizers, and mass leaders--asking the question "What is to be Done?"

Recent Shows

Mumia Abu Jamal On Black Liberation and Revolutionary struggles.

Mumia and Eric Mann continue there ongoing discussions about black liberation struggles and the critical importance of teaching the history and theory of those struggles to new generations. This is a follow-up conversation to the one which Eric and Mumia had last fall.

LA CAN and the fight for civil rights, ending police abuse and harrasment of the homeless community.

The fight for housing and civil rights, healthy food access, women's rights, violence prevention, and ending police abuse and harassment of the homeless community.

African-American Uprising Against the U.S and Slavery Pre-Emancipation.

Dr. Horne is author of numerous books with subject matters which addresses the history and struggles of African-Americans in the African diaspora. In this interview we'll be discussing his new book, Negro Comrades of the Crown: African-Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation.

Django Unchained: Film review and listener call-ins

Eric Mann shares his review of the film Django Unchained and passionate listeners call in to share their opinions of the film.

Federal charges against Alex Sanchez dropped, case "flawed"

At January 16 court hearing, Judge Fischer dismissed all charges against Alex without prejudice. Alex discusses his work mediating gang truces and helping disenfranchised youth of color.

Pan African Film Festival

The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is the largest and most prestigious black film festival. Paff is a non-profit dedicated to the promotion of cultural and racial tolerance and understanding through the exhibition of film, art and creative expression. It is PAFF's goal to present and showcase the broad spectrum of Black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes.

Progressive priest discuss U.S militarism, and fighting for woman rights and human rights.

Father Roy Bourgeois founder of the School of the Americas Watch, Will discuss U.S. military interventions and strategies for Latin America, as well as the Catholic Church and the ordination of women. Father Roy Bourgeois will aslo talk about the ongoing fight for human rights and justice, and the oppositions he's had to face both from the catholic church and from the government.

Drug Policy Alliance, Drug Legalization and Decriminalization, and Criminal Justice Reform

The Drug Policy Alliance is the nation's leading organization promoting alternatives to current drug policy that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights. The DPA works to ensure that drug policies no longer arrest, incarcerate, disenfranchise and otherwise harm millions of people - particularly young people and people of color who are disproportionately affected by the war on drugs.

The Revolutionary King

Martin Luther King evolved from advocating an integrated American Dream to his observation that “we do not want to integrate into a burning building.” I read from his famous Riverside speech when he came out against the Viet Nam war and describe the complex dynamics of that historical moment.

 

The School to Prison Pipeline, Privatization, and School Reconstitution.

Manuel Criollo on the heavy police presence at predominantly Black and Latino public high schools, School to Prison Pipeline, Privatization of Public Schools, and What is School Reconstitution.

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