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  • Reality Check with Harrison is on every Tuesday at 2PM!

    Posted by Cary Harrison at Friday, May 13th, 2022 9:52am

    KPFK's Cary Harrison on RT talking about International big oil, climate change, and Apple

  • Why Ukraine? Biden's Contractor-friendly Massive Pentagon Budget

    Posted by Cary Harrison at Thursday, April 7th, 2022 10:39am

    Cary Harrison reveals what’s in Ukraine that Russia really wants. | How Biden & contractors are fueling the war. | Navy vet plans to wipe out billions in fellow Vets' medical debt!

  • Those Bioweapons Labs in Ukraine And Beyond

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 4:10pm

    Cary Harrison provides the full reveal on these labs plus the lab origins of the ongoing pandemics as expertly laid out by Dr. Francis Boyle.

  • HEAR ME - Real stories of the people of Southern California

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 12:28pm

    Cal State LA student journalists conducted, recorded and edited interviews with everyday people hearing their stories about race, society and their struggles — paring each down from 30 minutes or more to about four minutes — and re-arranging the soundbites to an order that makes sense for the listener and tells a coherent story.

  • KPFK’s Cary Harrison on Russian Nuke threats and Ukraine's 15 Chernobyls

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 12:15pm

    From propaganda to pointing nukes at Ukraine' 15 Chernobyls, the reboot of the new Soviet Union is well underway. Historian Harvey Wasserman looks at our 93 nuke plants here as well as the 15 operated by Russia across the Ukraine

  • Harrison's Reality Check! What Is NATO's Article 5?

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, February 24th, 2022 9:29am

    KPFK's Cary Harrison: Greg Palast on Ukraine | Prof. emeritus (Int'l Law/Ohio State) John Quigley on Ukraine's Right to Self-Defense/Self-determination.

  • 'Green News Report' - February 22, 2022

    Posted by Desi Doyen at Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 1:51pm

    Weather disasters impacted 1 in 10 homes in the U.S. last year; Biden Interior Department halts new oil and gas leases in ironic legal fight over costs of climate; Climate-changed rainfall patterns dampen economic growth; PLUS: Biden unveils historic $1 billion in funding for Great Lakes cleanup... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

  • Cary Harrison on Ukraine & FL Anti-Gay Bill

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, February 18th, 2022 11:36am

    Check out Cary Harrison and Greg Palast on Rethinking the Ukraine and Florida's Anti-Gay Bill

  • 'Green News Report' - February 17, 2022

    Posted by Desi Doyen at Thursday, February 17th, 2022 7:41pm

    U.S. sea levels to rise by at least a foot by 2050, causing profound flooding; Rio hit with deadly torrential rains, floods, and landslides; PLUS: Good news for breathers --- Biden to restore California's clean car standards... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

  • 'The Ship is Leaving the Rats': On Trump's NY Woes and Ticking Clock on Obstruction Charges: 'BradCast'

    Posted by Brad Friedman at Thursday, February 17th, 2022 11:18am

    Guest: Former Asst. USA Randall D. Eliason; Also: Climate disaster in Rio; Retail sales boom under Biden; I.G. finds Trump Interior Sec. 'misused public office for private gain'...

  • THE WRONG FIGHTS FOR THE WRONG REASONS

    Posted by Brett Pransky at Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 10:22pm

    “I CAN HIRE ONE HALF OF THE WORKING CLASS TO KILL THE OTHER HALF” – JAY GOULD
    The strategy of “divide and conquer” is as old as warfare itself. When attacking a larger and more powerful enemy, separate that enemy into smaller groups, then eliminate them one at a time. Never engage the enemy in its entirety. Never allow that enemy to unite. Article by Brett Pransky of The Rick Smith Show

  • 'Green News Report' - January 27, 2022

    Posted by Desi Doyen at Thursday, January 27th, 2022 8:00pm

    New report finds staggering cost to achieve net zero emissions globally, while warning the cost of climate action is far cheaper than inaction; Air pollution even more deadly than previously thought; KFC and McDonald's launch new plant-based menu options; PLUS: Biden Administration revokes two controversial mining leases in Minnesota... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

  • The Death of the Pathetic Cyber Ninjas: 'BradCast' 1/11/2022

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 9:37pm

    On today's BradCast, before we get to the "death" of the Ninjas and their ongoing clown show, President Biden and Vice President Harris traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday to call for U.S. Senate filibuster reform in order to pass voting rights and election protection legislation with a simple majority. That, in hopes of countering voter suppression and election subversion measures being adopted by GOP controlled states across the nation.

  • Green News Report - January 11, 2022

    Posted by Brad Friedman at Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 11:06am

    U.S. emissions spiked in 2021, jeopardizing Paris climate targets; 2021 clocked in as the fifth hottest year ever recorded; PLUS: New York State's new Governor goes big on climate and clean energy... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

  • Latest UN Climate Conference was Predictably Disappointing

    Posted by Sonali Kolhatkar at Monday, December 27th, 2021 8:27pm

    The latest United Nations Climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, resulted in an agreement that started out as inadequate to meeting the climate catastrophe, and ended up being further watered down to appease oil and gas interests.

  • “Our Movement Is Growing”: How Starbucks Workers in Buffalo Fought Company’s Union Busting and Won

    Posted by Amy Goodman at Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 10:34am

    Democracy Now! looks at the historic workers’ victory at the Elmwood Starbucks store in Buffalo, New York, where workers successfully voted to unionize last week, making them the first to do so among the coffee chain’s 9,000 locations in the United States

  • PowerPoint Doc via Meadows Spells Out Trump's Failed Scheme to STEAL the 2020 Election: 'BradCast' 12/13/2021

    Posted by Brad Friedman at Monday, December 13th, 2021 10:11pm

    Breaking news over the weekend, the release of a PowerPoint document called "Election Fraud, Foreign Interference & Options for JAN 6". It was obtained by the U.S. House Select Committee investigating January 6, from Donald Trump's former Chief of Staff Mike Meadows.

  • WHEN A MESSAGING PROBLEM ISN’T A MESSAGING PROBLEM

    Posted by Rick Smith at Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 10:50am

    Sifting through the settled dust of the Virginia elections and the mind-numbing postmortem shouting from every wannabe pundit with a Twitter account, I can’t help but feel as if those of us on the left can be counted on to consistently and sometimes acrobatically miss the point....

  • RICK SMITH AND CARY HARRISON ON THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY RADIO

    Posted by Rick Smith and Cary Harrison at Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 10:43am

    Listen in as Rick Smith and Cary Harrison discuss the dominance of corporate interests on American radio stations, and what we need to do to restore balance on the airwaves

  • There'd Be No Trucker Shortage If the Industry Took Care of Its Drivers: 'The BradCast'

    Posted by Brad Friedman at Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021 9:18pm

    We're joined by NICOLÁS RIVERO of Quartz, to discuss his recent myth-busting, deep-dive reporting on our current, pre-Christmas, "post-pandemic" supply chain issues and why, despite no shortage of bad reporting on this, a shortage of truck drivers is not actually to blame.

  • GET READY FOR THE STRIKETOBER COUNTERPUNCH - The Rick Smith Show

    Posted by Brett Pransky at Thursday, October 28th, 2021 11:03am

    While October has been renamed #Striketober due to the increasing number of labor actions going on across the country, and the coverage of those actions has been fairly positive, this trend simply can’t continue, and there are a number of very simple reasons why.

  • California is the second most vegan state for 2021

    Posted by Report Published by Isaac Robertson of Total Shape at Tuesday, October 26th, 2021 1:51pm

    With its reputation for liberalism and support for progressive causes, it’s no surprise that California is one of the most vegan states in the US. The surprising thing is that it’s not #1 on the list - Nevada is.

  • THE ELAINE MASSACRE - A day in Labor History the year was 1919

    Posted by Rick Smith at Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 12:41pm

    Labor History from the year 1919 September 30th.
    That was the day that began the Elaine Massacre. The massacre took place in Arkansas, where more than 100 black farmers and sharecroppers were gunned down for daring to organize their labor. The Year before, a black farmer by the name of Robert L. Hill had founded the Progressive Farmers and Household Union of America. Union members pooled their money to purchase land. Read more....

  • Trump Didn't Try to 'Subvert Results', He Tried to STEAL the 2020 Election!: 'BradCast' 10/7/2021

    Posted by Brad Friedman at Thursday, October 7th, 2021 7:47pm

    In January, we reported on "How Trump Attempted to Use DoJ to Steal the Election". Why do our nation's corporate media outlets still have so much difficulty reporting it as such, despite the growing mountain of evidence on the attempted theft of a Presidential election by a sitting U.S. President?

  • 'Enough is Enough': Yet Another Major Oil Disaster Fouls California Coastline: 'BradCast' 10/4/2021

    Posted by Brad Friedman at Monday, October 4th, 2021 7:15pm

    With a long history of fossil fuel disasters up and down the California coastline, another one erupted over the weekend here in Southern California, as we discuss at the top of today's BradCast

  • TEACHING US TO ACCEPT THE LIES

    Posted by Rick Smith at Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 3:16pm

    In a recent episode of The Rick Smith Show, we spoke with author Jason Stanford about a book he co-authored called “Forget the Alamo.” An examination of the actual events that occurred there, and also of the mythology that replaced those events in our history books. Rick Smith can be heard Sundays at 11am on KPFK 90.7 FM

  • THE SURVEILLANCE STATE

    Posted by Rick Smith at Thursday, September 9th, 2021 11:32am

    The 9/11 anniversary has always been cause for reflection and remembrance, but the 20th anniversary of that terrible day happening within a few days of the withdrawal of US forces in Afghanistan gives us cause for a necessary, overdue, and in many ways difficult look in the mirror.

  • ROOSEVELT SIGNS SOCIAL SECURITY INTO LAW this day in 1936

    Posted by Rick Smith at Monday, September 6th, 2021 6:12pm

    Social Security has become an indispensable part of the American social safety net, but it’s also something we often take for granted. Listen to Rick Smith tell the story of the day President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Social Security into law, and what it has meant to Americans ever since.

  • Mexico Sues U.S. Gun Manufacturers For Arms Trafficking

    Posted by Ian Masters at Friday, August 6th, 2021 11:18am

    We look into the Mexican government’s lawsuit against U.S. gun manufacturers accusing them of arms trafficking and fueling the torrent of bloodshed in Mexico

  • Establishment Dem Tops Progressive in OH's U.S. House Special Election 'BradCast' 8/4/2021

    Posted by Brad Friedman at Friday, August 6th, 2021 11:11am

    ...and 'Death by DeSantis': 'BradCast' 8/4/2021 Guest: The Nation's John Nichols on all of that, plus infrastructure; Also: We found a Republican Governor who seems to regret killing people!...

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