Civil Liberties

Decriminalizing Sex Work

program date: 
Mon, 09/14/2015

Jan Haaken talks with Red, an activist and representative with SWOP USA--Sex Workers Outreach Project. She is active with the Portland SWOP Chapter and also director of the new program in Portland, STROLL: Sex Traders Radical Outreach & Liberation Lobby.  They talk about the recent position taken by Amnesty International calling for the decriminalization of sex work, and some of the controversy around this position.

8:00 minutes (3.66 MB)

Eric Laursen on Social Security

program date: 
Mon, 09/14/2015

Bill Resnick interviews Eric Laursen, author of The People’s Pension: The War Against Social Security, from Reagan to Obama, available from AK Press. They discuss how and why Social Security survived in the face of elite attacks since its inception. Laursen is part of the movement seeking to expand Social Security, not just raising benefits but involving recipients in the battle for a just economy.  You can find more of his recent work here.

[image via Wikimedia] 19:11 minutes (13.18 MB)

Century Of Lies for September 13 2015

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Century Of Lies
program date: 
Sun, 09/13/2015
This week we hear more of that interview with Johann Hari, author of Chasing The Scream, and also from Molly Gill, Government Affairs Counsel for Families Against Mandatory Minimums. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

Flashpoints on 09/11/15

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 09/10/15

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Century Of Lies for September 6 2015

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Century Of Lies
program date: 
Sun, 09/06/2015
This week on Century Of Lies I talk with Michael Krawitz about international drug policy reform as well as efforts to secure medical marijuana access for our nation's veterans. 29:00 minutes (26.56 MB)

Flashpoints on 09/09/15

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 09/09/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Labor Day's Radical Roots

program date: 
Mon, 09/07/2015
Joe Clement reflects on Labor Day's radical roots. All too often pitted against celebrations of International Workers Day, Labor Day was born of the same international-tending workers movement that also gave birth to May Day. To help tell this story, Joe reads from Eugene Ruyle's article on the subject for Popular Resistance. 7:01 minutes (6.43 MB)

Flashpoints on 09/03/15

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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