On today’s episode, long-time social justice advocate Ed Whitfield shares reflections from a life’s work in community organizing and peace work. He argues for the importance of an alternative freedom narrative and shares important insights from the cooperative movement and the world of democratic non-extractive finance. Ed Whitfield is co-founder and co-managing director of the […]
Rebecca Kemble was first struck by the power of worker cooperatives when she became a cab driver at Union Cab Cooperative nineteen years ago. Since then, she’s advocated for worker cooperative models, which transfer ownership, decision-making and control into the hands of laborers. On today’s show, Kemble hosts the show and invites a bevy of […]
In celebration of Black History Month, today’s episode is about creating new Black history. Guest host Harry Hawkins is joined in the studio by local filmmakers and entrepreneurs Johnny and Marie Justice to discuss the challenges and opportunities of being artists and business-owners as people of color.
“What ails philanthropy at its core is colonialism. Almost without exception, funders reinforce the colonial division of Us vs. Them, Haves vs. Have Nots, and mostly white saviors and white experts vs. poor, needy, urban, disadvantaged, marginalized, at-risk people,” writes Edgar Villanueva. For today’s episode, we hear from Edgar about his book Decolonizing Wealth, wherein he argues […]
An evening of outspoken song in support of Goodman Community Center Tickets available on donation basis $25 suggested per ticket – give what you can
On August 18, 2018, Ann Brickson of Madison, Wisconsin passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones. Throughout her life, she was committed to working for social justice and addressing domestic violence. On today’s episode, Lilada spends the hour honoring Ann and her life’s work with guests Dr. Alice Belcher, Ali Muldrow, Valerie Nash, and Wanda […]