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Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Major breakthrough in electroshock lawsuit; come celebrate Wednesday at Rethinking Psychiatry event

Airs at: Wed, 12/05/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Join host Paul Roland and his guest by phone Michael Sturman as they talk about the landmark anti-electroshock lawsuit settled recently in California in favor of injured ECT (Electro-Convulsive Therapy) patients. As leading anti-psychiatric abuse advocate Peter Breggin e... Read more

Extinction Rebellion

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    A series of large protests this month have blocked bridges, attempted to obstruct Parliament and generally disrupt life-as-usual in the United Kingdom, as part of "Extinction Rebellion," a new, more in-your-face phase of the climate movement. Our guest, George Barda, ... Read more

Heather McCoy filling in for Paul Roland

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Retailer of everything, Amazon.com, recently announced the cities of Long Island, New York and Arlington, Virginia as winners in landing Amazon’s second headquarters known as HQ2.  With Amazon dangling a promise of high paying jobs for highly skilled workers, cities across ... Read more

Native American political and ethical leadership: with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    With the first two Native women elected to Congress, and the Native vote playing a key role in numerous elections, monthly co-host Jacqueline Keeler discusses how Native people can not only help tip the balance of power in Congress in close races like that of Democrat... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio on 11/07/18

Airs at: Wed, 11/07/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Authoritarian Capitalism Trumps Everything

Airs at: Wed, 10/31/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    From neo-fascist resurgence to regulatory rollback by way of rabid white nationalism, the bloody thirst for profits has fueled a triumphant return of no-holds-barred capitalism. Host Paul Roland reads from a few articles and takes your calls: 503-231-8187   https:... Read more

Democratic Autopsy: One Year Later, with Norman Solomon

Airs at: Wed, 10/24/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Join host Paul Roland with his guest Norman Solomon, as they dissect the moribund Democratic Party and its prospects for revival. In October 2017, a team of progressive researchers published “Autopsy: The Democratic Party in Crisis,” which probed the causes of the dis... Read more

Israel and Saudi Arabia: Two bullies of the Middle East

Airs at: Wed, 10/17/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    While Saudi Arabia wages ruthless war on Yemen and beheads or otherwise dismembers its own dissidents, Israel continues its brutal onslaught of Gaza, suppresses internal dissent and hounds BDS activists around the world. Both get massive military aid from and work clo... Read more

Beyond Columbus Day: Changing the Name Is Just the First Step

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    As the United States careens further and faster away from institutional checks and balances and 20th century progressive reforms, the experiences of Indigenous Peoples under the colonial onslaught may actually help us understand the situation we're in, and how to resi... Read more

Red-Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism

Airs at: Wed, 10/03/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Join Paul Roland in his discussion with Victor Wallis about his new book Red-Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism Red-Green Revolution is an impassioned and informed confrontation with the planetary emergency brought about by accelerated ecologic... Read more