Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen sang this song, which included some rarely heard verses, in front of Obama and the nation at the Inauguration celebration, January 19. Here is one of those verses as sung by its composer, Woody Guthrie himself, in 1944 together with some commentary by Clayton Morgareidge.
Getting the best progressive ideas in front of the Obama team: that's the purpose of the book Mandate for Change, edited by Chester Hartman. Hartman talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about many of the book's proposals for changing and saving our nation.
Lew Daly, co-author with Gar Alperovitz of "Unjust Deserts: How the Rich Are Taking Our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It Back," discusses wealth creation, income redistribution and moral philosophy.
Lew Daly is a Senior Fellow at Demos and the author of "God and the Welfare State."
This is an interview with the two artists and the curators of this exhibition, Stefano Catalani and Namita Gupta Wiggers. For more information, see the museum's website.
Through countless small gestures of her craft, Mandy Greer employs humble handicraft processes and materials, executing her work through crochet, braiding, sewing and beading processes that use yarn, beads, shells, feathers and more.
Using figures clipped from the print media, Darrel Morris' large pieces are line drawings with thread, sharply graphic and monochromatic. Measuring six feet or more, the nearly life-sized imagery envelops and draws the viewer into the work to become an active participant.
David Bacon is a writer and photojournalist on issues of labor, immigration and international trade. He will soon be coming to Portland to discuss these issues, and here on Circle A Radio, we hear from him about his life, his beginnings as a journalist and artist, and about immigration and popular struggles all over the world. Friday, January 30th
Special guest Ayman Mohyeldin, Gaza correspondent for Al Jazeera English language news, talks about the aftermath Israel's war.
In an exclusive live interview by telephone directly from Gaza, hosts William Seaman and Hala Gores talk with Ayman Mohyeldin about the three weeks of Israeli military attacks and the aftermath, as the people begin the long process of recovering bodies and rebuilding.
Guests Melinda Borne of United Palestinian Appeal and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman to talk about what folks in the United States are doing to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza today, and what has to happen to change US policy in the Middle East to bring a just peace to the Palestine/Israel conflict.
Joanne Zuhl interviews Helen Thomas, legendary White House Press Corps bulldog about the responsibility of the Press in the new administration. We took calls from listeners on how we move forward after the inauguration buzz wears off and opened a discussion on the most urgent civil liberties issues of the moment.
This month the Digital Divide show looks at issues of privacy and hosts a live on-air discussion.
We examine recent developments in federal spying cases, and hear about a local charity that has suffered from NSA wiretapping. We also hear a report from the Riseup collective that aims to provide secure communication services for the social justice community.
Then we share your opinions on these isses, which are submitted via email and twitter. We also see what people hope to come for technology in 2009.
On the Jan 22 Press Watch, Theresa Mitchell hosts with "the news you're not supposed to know." Good news--Obama has signed an executive order to shut the network of secret prisons and close Guantanamo within the year. Bad news: the occupations continue, and too many of us have been spied on--(especially journalists.) Also, how to freak out the flag fascists, and info on bailout inconsistencies, etc.