Political Perspectives on 08/21/13
Paul Roland interviews Claire Conner, author of "Wrapped in the Flag: A Personal History of America's Radical Right." Follow-up to August 14 live in-studio interview. Today Conner talks about the importance of community radio in challenging the right-wing dominance of media and politics. She also tells of her nephew, Gerald Koch, an anarchist organizer in New York, currently in prison for resisting a Grand Jury inquiry. And Roland and Conner discuss the need for progressives to engage each other despite and because of their differences.
Music heard on the program:
Opening song, "Everything You Know is Wrong" from "Unchumbawamba" by British anarchist band Chumbawamba, 2004.
Closing song: "Free Speech" from "Goods" (2011) by British ska-punk band Citizen Fish formed in 1980 and still going strong.
www.JerryResists.net for info on Conner's nephew