In celebration of WORT’s 44th birthday, we spend the hour with friend of the show and political scientist Leo Panitch to get his take on Brexit and class politics in England, Zionism, the labor movement, and more. He also previews his article “Class Politics, Socialist Policies, Capitalist Constraints” from the forthcoming issue of The Socialist […]
Climate activism is on the rise throughout the US and globally. Today, host Bert Zipperer gets updates from Lynn Haanen and Sarah Lunnon from Stroud, England about Brexit, Green Party politics, and the Extinction Rebellion movement in the UK.
On Thursday the UK voted to leave the European Union in a 52% to 48% vote. Voter turnout was at 71.8%, making it the highest turnout for the UK since the 1992 general election. To work through an alternative view on the issue, Esty Dinur talks with James Ivens, an activist and organizer for the […]
This week on Mel & Floyd: The lazy slow news days of Summer, Brexit the new Celebrity Couple Breaks Up, Mark still a member of EU, Trump’s School of Improv, Reagan the Mafioso, as well as many more fakes, shills, actors, charlatans, and swindlers boosting public confidence, keeping us safe, and making all the right […]