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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

Christina Livingston: Foreclosed homeowners take on the big banks

An organizer with the Home Defenders' League and the Association of Californians for Community Empowerment discusses a growing campaign led by foreclosed and evicted homeowners in California to demand accountability from mega-banks like Chase who have profitted handsomely from the housing crisis.

Sarita Gupta: The latest war on organized labor and the fightback

The National Director of Jobs with Justice discusses state-level Right-wing attacks on public sector unions and the political power of organized labor in the wake of Tea Party-driven state-level Republican victories in the November elections.

Dahr Jamail: Uncovering epidemic of sexual violence in the US military

The investigative war journalist discusses an explosive expose recently published by Al-Jazeera uncovering widespread sexual abuse of both male and female soldiers inside the US military.

Nancy Yousseff & Judith LeBlanc: The Wikileaks diplomatic cables and opportunities for the Progressive movement

The foreign affairs correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers and an anti-war movement leader with PeaceAction

Christine Ahn: Understanding the latest saber-rattling in Korea

A fellow at the Korea Policy Institute unpacks the latest tensions on the Korean peninsula following exchange of fire and US-South Korean military exercises.

Vincent Warren: Racial profiling by NYPD, repression of political dissent

Director of the Center for Constitution Rights on a shocking new report on racial profiling endemic to New York's "stop and frisk" law and efforts to hold NYPD accountable.  Warren also weighs in on broad "anti-terrorism" investigations and prosecutions. 

Chip Berlet: Discussing Left responses to the rise of the Right and the Tea Party

Longtime organizer and expert on right-wing movemenets in the US in conversation with Eric Mann

Tom Burke: FBI raids & grand jury escalate repression of anti-war organizers

A leading member of the newly-formed Committee to Stop FBI Repression details recent FBI raids and grand jury investigations of anti-war and international solidarity activists in Chicago.

Marissa Nuncio: Criminalizing nonviolent protest in LA -- An Update

One of dozens of activists arrested this year in LA for nonviolent civil disobedience for immigrant and civil rights

Vijay Prashad: Obama in Asia

An expert on South Asian politics and history discusses President Obama's trip to Asia and the political and economic tensions in the region.

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