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?"
Sharonne Hapuarachyand Taylor Broom help us understand how LAUSD is threatening to destroy another historic South Los Angeles High School with "Reconstitution"--a radical and racist restructuring program.
The influences of Hip Hop and race on the presidential election and building social movements.
Diane Fujino discuses her recent book, Samurai Among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life. The book has generated an intense debate on the historical record about Aoki and the Black Panthers.
Kitzia Esteva a dozen undocumented immigrants were arrested in front of the Democratic National Convention. The protest was the culmination of a month long UndocuBus Tour they took from Phoenix to Charlotte, visiting along the way many groups who are fighting for immigrant rights.
Zachary Norris and Barbara Lott Holland: New Report on the Deep Crises in the Juvenile Injustice Sysem and Solutions Needed
Barbara Lott Holland, organizer with the Community Rights Campaign of Los Angeles, and Zachary Norris, Co-Director of Justice for Families, discuss their new report called "Families Unlocking Futures: Solutions to the Crisis in Juvenile Justice".
Mumia discusses black political thought, the great thinkers, movement builders, and decolonization of the mind.
Alex Sanchez-former gang member and peace activist, and Luis Rodriguez-poet and author, discuss El Salvador's unprecendented gang truce which was initiated by the County's Top gang leaders and facilitated by top government and church officials.
Pete White: Public transportation, police brutality, gentrification against the homeless in Los Angeles
Police harrassment of the homless community, gentrification, and the fight for their civil rights.
Cinthia Gonzalez: Mass transit, civil rights, and environmental justice organizing with the Community Rights Campaign
Cinthia Gonzalez discusses The Labor Community Strategy Center's Civil Rights rally: President Obama: Enforce, Restore, Expand Our Civil Rights! and the broader work of the Bus Riders Union and training young organizers as a youth organizer with the Community Rights Campaign.