Victor Wallis is a professor of Liberal Arts at the Berklee College of Music and was for 20 years the managing editor of Socialism and Democracy. Several months ago he joined us to talk about the radical intervention he saw as necessary to deal with the threat from climate change.
In this podcast, we go over everything from France, Venezuela, to Erik Prince, as well as take your calls!
Some have decried the Green New Deal because it touches on numerous areas outside of climate change, including universal health care, a universal basic income, job guarantees and worker rights. The assumption has been that climate change exists in some kind of a vacuum. Mike Berners-Lee, an English researcher, writer on greenhouse gases, professor at Lancaster University, and our guest on this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast, argues that the critics have it all wrong — because everything is connected.
A headline in the Economist shouted recently that “socialism is storming back.” Certainly, with the wealth gap, declining social mobility, and climate change, it’s easy to see why some are losing faith in a capitalist society.But should the debate really be about capitalism vs. socialism — or is it a question of too much of a good thing that needs rebalancing? After all, we once couldn’t get enough of the cars, antibiotics, and entertainment technology that capitalism produced in abundance.
Spoiler Alert! This podcast features a detailed discussion of the story portrayed in the film Green Book. If you haven’t seen it yet, and plan to, please save this podcast for later.The movie Green Book has earned accolades and attacks since it was released in December. The controversies are sure to be rekindled by the 91st Academy Awards Sunday, Feb.
The number of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination next year could smash all records. But such a large field also means that most voters will likely end up disappointed because their preferred candidate is eliminated. Is an election where most people’s preferred candidate loses a good thing? Ranked choice voting (RCV) could help fix that problem.
Luke is joined by some of the all-stars of Anarchapulco including Jeff Berwick on this special WRC Cast from Acapulco Mexico. The post WRC Cast 37 Anarcapulco One Of The Largest Anarchist Gatherings appeared first on We Are Change.
The recent charges of “anti-Semitism” leveled against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) have reignited the debate about the power and influence of AIPAC and the Israel lobby.
By scouring the Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report and some declassified CIA documents, retired Psychologist Dr. Jeff Kaye has confirmed that there were two separate rendition, detention, and interrogation programs run by separate branches of the agency’s Counterterrorism Center.The first, which we refer to as “Program A” in this podcast, is already known.
This week, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing in over eight years on any kind of gun legislation. In that intervening period, names like Newtown, San Bernardino, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Parkland have been seared into our collective consciousness.
In this podcast, we give you a breakdown of the Joe Rogan interview with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Is Joe Rogan the new establishment mouthpiece?
Listen to the first episode of the all-new Electronic Intifada Podcast!
No matter how unseasonably cold or hot it gets or how powerful the storms are, there will be those who still don’t accept the urgency of climate change.
In this podcast, Luke and Jason of WeAreChange bring you the latest news on the fake news media, we think it is time to make America think again!
This week, a black woman became a credible candidate for President of the United States. Regardless of what you might think of the politics of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), her candidacy is historic. When Shirley Chisholm became the first such black woman, no one took that campaign seriously.Today, in an era of Black Lives Matter, African American feminists have helped define both our cultural politics and Democratic party politics.
Sixty prominent Americans have signed a letter calling on Congress to reopen the investigations into the 1960s assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Senator Robert F. Kennedy. The letter, signed by historians, journalists, lawyers, and other experts on the four political murders, is an effort to create a national truth and reconciliation commission to begin a reversal of disastrous social and cultural divisions fueled by decades of government sanctioned lies.
Everyday we look at unfolding news and events through the lens of politics. Suppose we tried to understand it all instead through the lens of psychology? Suppose we got beyond the zero-sum political construct, and into how we have been and are still being manipulated.What if we realized that President Donald Trump is just a symptom of the deeper crumbling psychological infrastructure of our country? One that makes us so vulnerable to divisive political tactics?
In this podcast, Luke and Jason of WeAreChange bring you the latest from Paris France, where Luke was on the scene of the massive explosion early on, only to go and cover the Yellow Vest protests and get hit by a water cannon. That and so much more! The post This Major Political Idea Is Spreading Like A Fire appeared first on We Are Change.
President Donald Trump will probably never build one foot of his wall. Still, today there are 650 miles of border wall already dividing the US and Mexico. It’s almost one-third of the entire border. It divides cities, families, private property, and even impacts wildlife and habitats.We journey to the border in this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast, as Jeff Schechtman is joined by Ronald Rael, associate professor in the department of architecture at UC Berkeley.
The recent UN report on climate change indicated that we could be facing existential risks — ever more extreme weather events and rising sea levels — within 20 years. So what is the world to do? Jeff Goodell, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, joins Jeff Schechtman for this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast.
Podcasts are among the fastest-growing features of today’s information-sphere. Here are the final four of our Ten Best of 2018 Podcast series.WhoWhatWhy delivered over 65 podcasts to our readers and listeners in 2018.
In this penultimate review episode I look at how the education system is a poor place to learn anything, how standardised testing is a form of child abuse, the fundamental problems of electoral politics, and expand on why an intelligence-based approach to societal problems is always better than a military-based ap
In this podcast, Luke and Jason of WeAreChange break down the conflict going on between the ruling class and the people of not only France but now Germany, Belgium, Sweden, and The Netherlands as well! Sign Up To our email – http://eepurl.com/dJE522 Visit our MAIN SITE for more breaking news https://wearechange.org/