Andrew Fisher is a food security expert, anti-hunger activist, and an Adjunct Instructor at the Portland State University School of Public Health. His recent book Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups from MIT Press describes the way anti-hunger and food insecurity campaigns became intertwined with big business, and what we can […]
Professor Tanya Golash Boza joins Esty Dinur to talk about her book “Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism.” The program explores the history of mass deportations in this country to try and understand the deep reasons for the current immigrant hysteria. Professor Golash-Boza will be giving a lecture next Friday, March 31, 3 pm, at Agriculture Hall […]
What is the case for establishing a post-capitalist democracy that serves people over corporations? Today host Yuri Rashkin spoke with Robert McChesney on his book “Blowing the Roof Off the 21st Century: Media, Politics,” the unprecedented power of the prison-industrial complex, role of media and what comes next after capitalism.
Have you ever wondered about the roots of the surveillance apparatus in the United States? Scholar Bob McChesney would like to introduce you to General Eisenhower.
Just how big of a role does United States play in global capitalism?
On Thursday February 7th, host Allen Ruff interviewed journalist Arun Gupta about his article “Disaster Capitalism Hits New York.” Arun Gupta is co-founder of the Occupy Wall Street Journal and a founding editor of the award-winning grassroots NYC newspaper The Indypendent.